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Socks: the shoes of the future
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Socks: the shoes of the future

A scientific study has proven that walking or playing sports barefoot was much more natural, and therefore healthier for muscles and joints. With this in mind, "The Swiss barefoot company" has design...
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  • An infinite variety of PVC floors
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    An infinite variety of PVC floors

    Lino, old-fashioned? Not anymore! Originally, linoleum referred to a material made up of a polyester or jute canvas covered with a mix of resin, cork, linseed oil and wood powder. It was invented i...

  • A reflective polymer coating for staying cool
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    A reflective polymer coating for staying cool

    Although they are a sight to behold, it is not only aesthetics which led the houses of the Cyclades, Andalusia and North Africa to be painted white: it was done to keep them cool! In many developing c...

  • Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water
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    Sea Bubble, the electric taxi boat that flies over water

    No waves, no emissions, no noise is how sailor Alain Thébault sums up his invention, the Sea Bubble, a small electric taxi boat that promises to revolutionise urban transport by using  rivers in citie...

  • Giant kitesurf kites for towing boats
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    Giant kitesurf kites for towing boats

    Yves Parlier came up with the idea of a Kitesurf kite towing after being dismasted during his 3rd participation in the Vendée Globe in 2000. An experienced navigator, he owed his survival to his ingen...

  • Bob, the small dishwasher
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    Bob, the small dishwasher

    Fed up with the daily chore of washing up the glasses and cutlery piling up in the sink? Adopt Bob, a compact, autonomous and mobile mini-dishwasher. A mini-dishwasher Designed by French start-u...

  • Plastic road
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    Plastic road

    Three years ago, Plastics the Mag ran an article on PlasticRoad, a conceptual road made from plastic waste. Its creator, Volker Wessels, had estimated three years to create the first prototype. He suc...

  • Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track
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    Greenrail railway sleepers: a project on the right track

    Greenway, a recently-founded Milanese (Italy) company, has developed railway sleepers made up of an internal core of reinforced concrete and an outer envelope made from recycled plastic waste and old ...

  • Inflatable bar carriers!
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    Inflatable bar carriers!

    What is the best way to easily transport your snowboard, paddleboard or kayak? Or simply increase your vehicle’s storage space without spending a fortune on a roof box or a trailer?...

  • The first glasses that make travelling fun again!
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    The first glasses that make travelling fun again!

    Who has not fallen prey to motion sickness and its accompanying nausea during a trip? What can be done to fight motion sickness?...

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