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Terrafugia Thinks Flying Cars The Right Way, Looks at Vertical Takeoff

Terrafugia Thinks Flying Cars The Right Way, Looks at Vertical Takeoff

Terrafugia has given the world its first commercial flying car, although it happens to be a bit like a plane since you’ll need to have it running on the road for a while to gain momentum before you can take off. Now that is neat, but when we thought “flying cars” we always thought The Jetsons way where cars take off without the trouble of a runway. Terrafugia’s new Transition, the TF-X ought to take a big, strong step in that direction.

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Sockskies: Socks That Stay Together

Sockskies: Socks That Stay Together

Socks have a nasty habit of running away, most likely on their own, and leaving their owners stupefied as they try to find a pair in vain. Sockskies designed by Shannon Ong seek a solution to the problem with a simple button attached to the upper part of the sock that would keep the pair together, and do that while attempting to look trendy. Now if we could only be disciplined enough to make use of that button. You can help fun/pre-order Sockskies on Kickstarter.

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Vintage-Style Lamp Made From Reclaimed Materials

Vintage-Style Lamp Made From Reclaimed Materials

Vintage themed lamps and objects that artist Cory Barkman (previously) creates, come from a very elaborate process. The stunning design and the beautiful appearance are of course, a big part of the job, but the story of materials used in making these lamps is impressive in itself. Most of the objects used in the construction of these lamps are reclaimed mechanical parts from a scrap yard. Once the idea takes its shape, Cory looks for parts suitable for his lamps or forges a part if it cannot be found.

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See-through Highlighter

See-through Highlighter

Every once in a while, we run into a product that makes us say to ourselves, “Why didn’t anyone think of that earlier?” Well, it’s a good thing they got to that part now. The new Uni Promark View from Mitsubishi Japan lets you take a good look at what you are highlighting. At a price tag of $1.60, it’s maybe worth the effort.

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CMYK Bulb Spreads The Colors

CMYK Bulb Spreads The Colors

CMYK bulb by designer Dennis Parren has a penchant for casting colorful shadows. It has one main a main bulb for the usual lighting purpose, and colored LEDs in red, green and blue on its back that cast shadows in cyan, magenta and yellow. While that setting alone could be quite the killer, the lamp also manages to work exceptionally well with shades added so you can manipulate the colors coming forth from the LEDs.

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