All this knitting machine needs is wind

Wind power isn’t all that easy to harvest, especially when you don’t intend to put up giant turbines over huge areas. That however, does in no way mean that small wind turbines cannot be put to good, practical uses. This innovative Wind Knitting Machine draws on the power of the wind to knit scarves.

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Light Bulb Terrarium is a cute setting for plants

Plants growing inside a light bulb sound kind of cool, and with that, we have summed up the USP of this thing. Growing inside each light bulb is a pair of tillandsia plants, while the “soil” here is preserved reindeer moss with river stones, all held in place by polyester resin. You will have to …

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The MK19 Nerf grenade launcher

It is time for war. And times like this need weapons like the MK19 Nerf grenade launcher, as the name suggests, it is a copy of the MK19 grenade launcher, only, this one shoots nerf grenades. The war machine is powered by batteries and compressed air, and is belt driven like the original. Via: Ubergizmo

Amazing (Interactive?) Videos

You may have seen these videos before, but the magic it does is quite interesting. The videos go out of the frame to take on the entire screen in a very interesting way. The first one is the Wario Land – Shake It video that came into being for the game’s appearance on Wii, while …

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The world’s biggest model aircraft is a flying B-50 Bomber


Model making enthusiast Tony Nijhuis has created a model plane so big, it is actually classified as a small aircraft. It is a 7:1 scale replica of a B-50 bomber, has a wing span of 20 feet and took two years to complete. Nijhuis has name his plane the “Jolly Green Giant” and when not flying, it rests as eight separate pieces.

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Twitwee clock has the Twitter bird replace the cuckoo


The Twitwee clock is not some old-fashioned cuckoo clock, but it’s one with a Twitter twist. For starters, the cuckoo bird has gone away to maker room for the Twitter bird. Also, rather than come out to chirp every hour, the Twitwee clock responds to a specific word, hashtag, or a username. When this happens, the bird comes out to cuckoo, and the tweet in question is displayed on the screen. The clock has been created by Haroon Baig. Another pic and video after the jump.

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Slim Chips, the edible paper snacks

Munching on paper isn’t generally considered the best option for snacks, but that probably belongs to a time that did not have Slim Chips. These flavored, edible paper snacks have been created by designer Hafsteinn Juliusson, and were displayed at Milan 2010. Slim Chips are zero calorie snacks available in three organic flavors, Peppermint, Blueberry …

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Kodak Brownie to live again at 2012 Olympics

The Kodak Brownie may give a shot of nostalgia to many, and the famous camera is set for a return in time for the 2012 Olympics. The camera is a concept from designer James Coleman. Modeled on the Brownie Flash 3 from 1962, the new one reaches two-thirds of the original’s dimensions. Change in dimensions …

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