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PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week

PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week
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Portraits created from DNA, a road elevator for bikes and an edible water bottle were top stories this week.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 28 march 2014

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.

Road Elevator Gives Cyclists A Push

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People who cite steep hills as the reason they don’t cycle to work may be all out of excuses thanks to simple motorized aid called the Trampe CycloCable.

Incredibly Accurate 3D Mugshots Created From DNA Samples

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Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) in Belgium have collaborated to develop a technique that uses genetic analysis to build a computer composite of what a person looks like.

Voyeuristic Billboards Publicly Shame Drivers To Stop Texting

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Texting While In Traffic (TWIT) project aims to raise public awareness about distracted driving by gathering and posting photos of people texting while behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Edible Water Bottle Could Save The Planet

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The Ooho is a blob-like water container made out of an edible algae membrane.

A Brief History Of The Internet Of Things

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Created by Best Computer Science Degrees, the “Understanding The Internet Of Things: Towards A Smart Planet” infographic breaks down the technological development of networked appliances into a digestible format.

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The NBA Is Releasing Two Original Shows To Stream On Twitter

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Cadillac Concept Shows A Future Design Direction

The flagship sedan reveals the brand is continuing to hone and refine its luxury aesthetic

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