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High-tech flying wing
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High-tech flying wing

Among the thousands of drones that have flooded the market in recent years, one seems to stand out from the rest! Unveiled at last month's CES in Las Vegas, it is a flying wing prototype christened Di...
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  • The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine
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    The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine

    Small, lightweight, flexible and extremely handy, the Scrubba is the world’s smallest wash bag and an essential companion for campers, cyclists, hikers or even students who lack space....

  • LSEV, the first 100% electric 3D-printed car
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    LSEV, the first 100% electric 3D-printed car

    The first mass-produced 3D-printed car is on the verge of entering the market. Christened LSEV, it is the fruit of a partnership between Italian manufacturer XEV and Chinese company Polymaker and shou...

  • Auto-locking laces for running shoes!
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    Auto-locking laces for running shoes!

    Invented and patented by a Colorado-based triathlete, the XTENEX® auto-locking laces can be laced into any sports shoe. How to transform a shoe into a comfortable slipper that stays put? Made of a ...

  • Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!
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    Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!

    Bbunik, a new silicone orthodontic pacifier that protects babies’ teeth and corrects oral malformations, won the Silver Medal at the 2017 Concours Lépine in Paris. A great invention to help avoid spen...

  • Eco cooler: An eco-friendly air conditioner made of plastic bottles that does not use electricity
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    Eco cooler: An eco-friendly air conditioner made of plastic bottles that does not use electricity

    It is made of used plastic bottles and does not require electricity: it’s the Eco-cooler, an eco-friendly and economical air conditioner. Do-it-yourself home-made air conditioning!...

  • Tropicalia, a grandiose and unique greenhouse project
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    Tropicalia, a grandiose and unique greenhouse project

    Tropicalia, the world’s largest tropical greenhouse built under a single dome, is expected to be completed by 2021 in northern France. The Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes firm, in partnersh...

  • An affordable plastic stethoscope
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    An affordable plastic stethoscope

    A team of Canadian researchers has developed a clinically-validated open source model for 3D printing very affordable plastic stethoscopes in under three hours. Intended for regions of the world with...

  • Econyl, a nylon thread made from plastic waste
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    Econyl, a nylon thread made from plastic waste

    Converting used fishing nets and other discarded nylons into technical fibres to make swimsuits, carpets and other textile products, is the innovative project pursued by Italian company Aquafil. In...

  • Keep warm in a polyethylene "igloo"
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    Keep warm in a polyethylene "igloo"

    Insulating polyethylene foam and aluminium sheets: although it is a precarious solution for those who have no roof over their heads in winter, it enables them to sleep in a dry and warm environment. ...

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