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PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week

PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week
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A startup seeks funding for anti-rape shorts as Europeans open virtual doors to foreign cities.

Sara Boboltz
  • 8 november 2013

Each week we bring you the most popular and interesting posts of the past five days. Here is the current selection to give you topics to explore and share over the weekend.

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Could Anti-Rape Garments Dissuade Attackers?

AR Wear designed shorts that clamp themselves onto the wearer with thick cut-resistant bands along waist and thighs so they can’t be removed with force.

Stand-Alone Doors Transport Bystanders To Another European City [Video]

Stand-Alone Doors Transport Bystanders To Another European City [Video]

A railway company wanted to show Europeans how quick and easy it is to see other cities. So they installed doors on the city’s streets that, when opened, allow passersby to virtually interact with others miles away.

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Implanted Biometric Chip Creates Wearable Tech To A New Level

A biohacker nicknamed DIY Cyborg implanted a chip into his arm himself, without any anesthetic. The device, called Circadia 1.0, allows him to measure his bodily data for science.

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Italian Subway Station Transports Passengers To Downtown Toyko [Video]

Internet provider Fastweb wanted to let consumers know how fast their service is, so they tricked commuters at a Milan subway platform into thinking they’d sped all the way into Tokyo.

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Topshop Transforms Pinterest Into A Searchable Gift Guide

Topshop partnered with Pinterest to implant an even stronger material desire in the hearts of the Pinner community. Users are encouraged to create ‘inspiration boards’ full of the fashion retailer’s goods.

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Volvo's Self-Driving Trucks Will Soon Be Put To Work In An Underground Mine

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Toyota Is Using Sewage To Power Its New Electric Car

A new hydrogen-fueled vehicle is driven by what we flush away

Culture Yesterday

Catch A Concert On This Small Floating Island

A man-made archipelago in Italy is hosting music and art performances

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Design & Architecture Yesterday

DIY Kit Lets You Build Your Own Wooden Bike, Boat Or Caravan

Woodenwidget says its detailed guides are suitable for beginners and experienced woodworkers alike

Design Yesterday

Crash-Friendly Drone Made From LEGOs Is Completely Rebuildable

The clever device offers games, education and the uniquely rewarding experience of destroying your high-flying airship

Fitness / Sport Yesterday

Free Sneakers Given Out To Motivated Marathon Runners

Strava will give the shoes to athletes who run the second half of their race faster than the first

Culture Yesterday

Someone Invented A Robot Just To Serve Trays Of Beef Jerky

Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, in partnership with Chef's Cut Real Jerky, creates an automated snack delivery system

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Modern Workplace Culture: No More Fat Cats Or Kissing Ass

Samar Birwadker, CEO & Co-Founder of Good & Co, on designing shared organizational values to optimize employee happiness and success

PSFK Labs Yesterday

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

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Millennials Yesterday

Why A Social Networking Site Decided To Rebrand

Meetup, a platform that connects like-minded individuals, has taken steps to stay relevant amongst millennials

Work Yesterday

Editorial Roundtable: The People-First Workplace Should Borrow From Tradition

Managed By Q, Soma, Workbar, Primary, AltSchool and thinkPARALLAX underline the old-fashioned ideas that deserve a place in the Future of Work

Op-Ed Yesterday

Digital Design Expert: Mobile First Is Dead, Think Mobile Native

Brian Cooper, chief creative officer of OLIVER Group UK, explains how some brands are still playing catch-up to new technology

Fashion Yesterday

Handbags Crafted From An Old NFL Stadium

People for Urban Progress is an up-cycling program that tackles the waste problem of big demolitions

Work Yesterday

Tech Job Site Created Just For Those Who Are Older Than 30

A new occupational job board presents a creative solution to age discrimination in the tech world

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Europe Yesterday

Architect Turns A Giant Smile Into A Public Exhibition

The structure offers visitors a new perspective of London and creates an immersive environment that integrates structure, surface, space and light

Children Yesterday

Norwegian Kids Are Using Their Phones To Log Unsafe Street Conditions

Travel Agent is an app that gamifies the reporting of hazardous conditions to improve the safety of children's commute to school

Travel Yesterday

Google Wants To Help You Plan Your Next Trip

A new app curates vacation itineraries and organizes reservation emails to take the work out of planning a getaway

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