Woodworkers, rejoice! A new magnetic drill now makes it possible to have seamless joints with the holding power of screws. The Invis Mx2 attaches to any standard drill, making it possible to create aesthetically pleasing, stable furniture with ease. Once the magnetic screwdriver works its magic, you can screw and unscrew connections easily, with minimal wear and tear. The innovative system cuts out the need for special clamps and the wait time for glue to dry.
As any animal lover knows, capturing the perfect pet portrait is no easy task.
Recently, inventive vending machines have been popping up around France.
Are we getting one step closer to having the beloved Volkswagen Microbus back in production? All signs point in the right direction, with VW CEO Herbert Diess' recent statements. “Emotional cars are very important for the brand,” he shared. “We are selling loads of Beetles still, particularly in US markets. But we will also have the Microbus that we showed, which we have recently decided we will build.
In order to tackle the growing problem of homelessness in Southern California, a team of teenage girls has come up with...
Today, more and more museums, archives, and other arts-related institutions have opted to digitize their collections.
Until just 5 years ago, The Klencke Atlas—a collection of maps named after Johannes Klencke, a key figure in the 17th century Dutch sugar trade—remained the world's biggest book. Housed in the British Library‘s cartographic collection and composed in 1660, the large-scale book has fascinated bibliophiles and map enthusiasts for centuries. While access to the atlas has been limited in the past, it has recently undergone a digitization project that now allows anyone to virtually leaf through its pages.
While over 5% of the world's population suffers from hearing loss, it's estimated that half of all cases are preventable.
If you've ever dreamed of creating your own clothes with the touch of a button, Kniterate may be the machine for you.
If you thought that all black was the same, think again. Vantablack, developed by a UK company in 2014 and touted as the “world's blackest black,” is being one-upped by a new version of itself. Surrey NanoSystems developed the substance from densely packed carbon nanotubes, creating a non-reflective substance that absorbs 99.6% of the light that hits it. But things just got blacker. The company has continued to push their technology and just recently announced Vantablack 2.
In 2014, timepiece company Anicorn Watches launched the first in its series of unique watches.
This summer, standard boats won't be the only way to travel down Paris' scenic River Seine.