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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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Genetics Startup Is Working To Create A Completely Personalized, DNA-Based Range Of Products

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Technology Today

The PSFK Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Based on a year of research by PSFK Labs, we curated a list of innovative and unique holiday gifts

Food Today

Minute Maid Opens A Store That Sells Nothing

The beverage company opened a pop-up shop that encourages customers to write letters to their parents instead of buying a gift

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Samsung And Viceland Partner For A Virtual Reality Documentary On The Syrian War

The White Helmets film uses VR to immerse viewers in the everyday conditions of the war-torn country

Design & Architecture Today

These Designs Bring Modern Architecture To The Humble Birdhouse

Artist Douglas Barnhard has imagined a series of designs emulating the work of architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Joseph Eichler

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Retailers are leveraging assistive technology to help employees in their daily tasks and customers on the sales floor

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Acura Cockpit Envisions The Future Of Autonomous Travel

The car brand has built a proof that offers a sneak peek of the self-driving vehicle experience

Retail Today

How Artificial Intelligence Is Enabling Anytime Shopping & On-Demand Support

Retailers are leveraging advanced technology to relieve associates from mundane tasks, while better assisting customers

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Creative Director: Navigating The New World Of Founder-Brands

Richard Smith, Creative Director at Sullivan, explains how visionaries like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg approach their branding and why it’s important to apply brand thinking to founders’ products

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Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

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NYC Map Calculates Economic Benefits Of Every Tree

TreesCount! maps all the greenery in the five boroughs and even figures out how much money it saves the city

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Create A Perfectly Tailored Shirt Using Just Your Phone

UKYS has created an application to get accurate measurements of buyers through a few simple pictures for custom shirts

Technology Today

Tiny Home Robot Turns Switches On And Off

The miniature device attaches to the side of an appliance or switch to enable remote control through a person's phone

Design december 2, 2016

Why Nest Doesn't Get The Holidays

PSFK founder reacts to the damaging effects of poor email marketing

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Parka Hides And Charges Portable Devices

Bolt is a jacket that lets people carry and charge their various electronics without the need for an outlet

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Machine Printer Uses Coffee Drips To Create Intricate Portraits

The Coffee Drop Printer uses a large canvas to design these unique images

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