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The Airboard, the sled of the 21st century
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The Airboard, the sled of the 21st century

The Airboard is a new generation inflatable bodyboard developed in Switzerland, a new style of fun sledding that is easy to master, usable by all lovers of thrills and adrenaline rushes....
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  • Little Sun, the little solar lamp all grown up
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    Little Sun, the little solar lamp all grown up

    In an article published in 2013 under the title “Sunshine and plastics: bright ideas for a better world”, we talked about Little Sun, a small sun-shaped solar-powered lamp designed by two Scandinavian...

  • New York Fashion Week: fashion and 3D printing make quite the pair
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    New York Fashion Week: fashion and 3D printing make quite the pair

    The result of a collaboration between 3D printing giant Stratasys and two New York-based designers, the Chro-Morpho collection unveiled at the recent New York Fashion Week was inspired by microscopic ...

  • Contact lenses that let you zoom in with the blink of an eye
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    Contact lenses that let you zoom in with the blink of an eye

    Researchers at the University of San Diego (USA) have just developed a prototype of a soft contact lens that can automatically adjust its focus by detecting the movements of its wearer’s eyes. The con...

  • A second life for ghost nets
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    A second life for ghost nets

    In a village in southern India, fishermen are recovering fishing nets that have been abandoned or lost in the Indian Ocean. DSM Engineering Plastics and its partner Starboard, a paddleboard and surfbo...

  • Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel
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    Chrysalis, the machine that converts plastic waste into fuel

    On 20 September, a funny little machine christened Chrysalis was unveiled to the audience gathered in Nice on the occasion of the World Clean-up Day. Developed by Earthwake, a French association, the ...

  • Hover Glide, a revolutionary floating backpack
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    Hover Glide, a revolutionary floating backpack

    It is every hiker’s dream: not having to bear the weight of a backpack that seems to get heavier and heavier as the hike goes on: the backpack’s load exerts a certain force, and it can be multiplied b...

  • Dial, a small bracelet that can save lives!
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    Dial, a small bracelet that can save lives!

    Dial, an individual alert and geolocation system designed by renowned designer Philippe Starck and developed by Sauveteur en Mer (SNSM) has just been launched in France. It is a flexible orange silico...

  • Plastic waste converted into lumber for construction
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    Plastic waste converted into lumber for construction

    A finalist in the International Circular Challenge 2019, a competition that rewards and promotes future leaders in the circular economy, the Tanzanian EcoAct start-up manufactures lumber from recycled...

  • From used finish nets to volleyball nets
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    From used finish nets to volleyball nets

    Legendary for many reasons, Copacabana, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, is famous for its wild games of beach volleyball, the favourite sport – alongside soccer-ball – of the Cariocas. Beac...

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