Technology

April 3, 2017

‘Kniterate’ Knitting Machine Lets You Design and 3D Print Your Own Clothes

If you've ever dreamed of creating your own clothes with the touch of a button, Kniterate may be the machine for you. Renowned for its compact size and accessible nature, the digital knitting machine is a futuristic alternative to outdated and expensive mechanized methods of the past. Using an app, individuals are able to design their own garments—including beanies, ties, dresses, sweaters, and even shoes—on a piece-by-piece basis.

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March 25, 2017

Flying Water Taxis Will Glide Down the River Seine in Paris This Summer

This summer, standard boats won't be the only way to travel down Paris' scenic River Seine. Once SeaBubble, the world's first “flying” water taxi, sets sail, visitors to the City of Light will be able to float not on the water's surface, but above it! Designed by Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal, the new vehicles will offer a futuristic alternative to standard, street-traveling cabs and shared water taxis.

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March 1, 2017

81-Year-Old Woman Codes an iPhone App After Only Starting to Use Computers at 60

Programming may seem like a skill best left to the younger generation, but 81-year-old Masako Wakamiya has proven that people of all ages can crack the code. As the designer and creator of Hinadan, an innovative and one-of-a-kind app, the Japanese mover and shaker is undeniably skilled in the art of modern technology. Wakamiya learned the ins and outs of programming through a 6-month computer class. After completing the course and regularly consulting her teacher, she came up with the idea for Hinadan.

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February 17, 2017

Students Turn a LEGO Model Into a Life-Size Futuristic Hover Bike

LEGO Technic threw out the instruction booklet when they transformed their BMW R 1200 GS Adventure model kit into something completely unique. And what does their ideal fantasy bike look like? In 603 pieces they constructed a sleek, futuristic Hover Ride concept that looks straight from the set of a sci-fi action film. But the fun doesn't stop there. BMW took the concept and made the LEGO model come to life.

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