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Audi’s Lunar Quattro Will Go 4-Wheeling on the Moon
Audi’s Lunar Quattro Will Go 4-Wheeling on the Moon

The rover—set to launch in 2017—won't set any speed records, but it could be the automaker's toughest engineering challenge yet

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This Summer, A City Will Pay Every Citizen a Standard Monthly Income
This Summer, A City Will Pay Every Citizen a Standard Monthly Income

The University of Utrecht partners with its municipal government to test out basic unconditional income

If you are one of the 1.4 million Americans making federal minimum wage, you earn $7.25 an hour. That $7.25, you might argue, isn’t enough for basic living—which is why you may favor states that have adopted a living wage of up to $15 an hour.

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Unleash Your Inner Body-Positive Superhero
Unleash Your Inner Body-Positive Superhero

Superfit Hero is a line of performance clothing, motivating women to fulfill their superhuman fitness potential

Superfit Hero is fighting back against the messages of the mainstream fitness industry with a line of workout clothes designed to help women feel the power of fitness.

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Pepsi Sound System Lets You Listen to a Remixed Ukraine
Pepsi Sound System Lets You Listen to a Remixed Ukraine

Ukranian Pepsi fans turn urban noises into music and listen to their creations on branded music boxes

As part of the Pepsi’s global challenge to see the world differently, Ukraine’s Beats of the City is letting fans remix the sounds of its streets. Amateurs and professionals are able to experiment with audio collected from urban environments, and use the samples to create original music scores. After the five best city soundtracks are produced and recorded, the winners will receive a specially designed stereo inspired by the Pepsi can itself.

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The U.S. Army’s New Tactical Reconnaissance Vehicles? Hoverbikes
The U.S. Army’s New Tactical Reconnaissance Vehicles? Hoverbikes

Malloy Aeronautics has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Defense to work on the hoverbikes, which are also planned for commercial use

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Wristband Houses Inflatable That Drags You to Safety
Wristband Houses Inflatable That Drags You to Safety

Kingii is the first convenient, lifesaving, wearable tech

Losing a loved one is never easy, but for many the thought of losing somebody to drowning is worse. Inventor Tom Agapiades lost a friend to the water three years ago. This motivated him to create Kingii, a wristband that can help somebody float in water. The wrist band will eject when you pull along its hook to activate the CO2 cylinder inside. This inflates an orange safety bag to drag your entire frame to the surface.

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Austrian Hotel Serves as Workplace and Home for Refugees
Austrian Hotel Serves as Workplace and Home for Refugees

Half of the magdas Hotel in Vienna offers unique designer rooms for tourists, while the other is home to parentless orphans seeking asylum

If you’re looking to remove yourself from reality on your next vacation, magdas Hotel is probably not your best option. But for a socially and globally conscious getaway, this hotel in Vienna—which both houses and staffs young parentless refugees—is hard to beat.

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Giant 3D Printer Loves to “Draw” Furniture
Giant 3D Printer Loves to “Draw” Furniture

Startup Drawn repurposed a robot arm used in automobile assembly that can now print a sofa in one go

Startup Drawn has a 3D printer big enough to print a chair in two hours—no assembly required. The behemoth printer affectionately called Galatea was originally a robot arm used in automobile assembly. Sylvian Charpiot, the French founder, saved the arm from the factory closure and refitted it to become a different kind of builder.

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Light-Up Backpack Responds to Turn-By-Turn Directions
Light-Up Backpack Responds to Turn-By-Turn Directions

BrakePack keeps a growing horde of cyclists safe and visible

As more city dwellers turn to bicycles as their primary mode of transport, the perennial problems of safety and visibility loom larger than ever. Motorists often fail to see riders, especially after dark, and even when they do they are confused by hand signals. For their part, cyclists hate to load their rides with reflectors and lamps that often get stolen, wear ugly reflective vests, or take their hands off the bars to signal. Product design firm Artefact Group hopes to address all these issues with BrakePack.

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Print Using LEGOs Rather Than Ink
Print Using LEGOs Rather Than Ink

JK Brickworks, the team behind models like the LEGO Keyboard and Self-Guided Vehicles, have designed the world's first LEGO Printer

Jason Allerman, one of the architects behind JK Brickworks—a website that features kinetic creations and culturally inspired models composed almost entirely of LEGOs—unveils his newest brainchild: Bricasso, the LEGO Mosaic Printer.

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