As we huddle closer together in our concrete villages the marriage of nature and tech becomes ever more apparent as exampled by the Living Light interactive pavilion in Seoul, Korea.
In the land of QR codes and cellphone wallets, the next logical step toward making Japanese objects fully interactive is to make them transparent: enter the ClearPlate prototype.
When the apocalypse comes having working survival gear will be just as important as striking the right intimidating look, which makes this handcrafted helmet just about perfect.
The last thing a cadre of stormtroopers or the subject of a sting operation is expecting is a smiley face button concealing a spy cam, which is exactly what makes this device a must have for amateur covert ops.
Bars of soap are a more environmentally friendly way to wash your hands, but they're messier and less convenient than liquid soaps. What do to? Well, this awesome soap shredder design manages to be the best of both worlds.
Because we have yet to realize the sci-fi dream of time machines, currently the best way to time travel and peer into the future is by looking at the past. In this case, a group of kids give us a preview of just how strange some of today's devices may appear to kids born just two decades from now.
Solar power, as cool as it is, still won't give you the same kind of charge you need to run something like an automobile continuously without tacking on an enormous number of panels. The solution? Redesign said car until it's almost only the panels, and make it run on a ridiculously low amount of energy.
Now that the reports of needing a case to make calls on your iPhone 4 have largely died down, the new pastime of the smartphone's fans is finding unique ways to wrap the device, and one Japanese designer has delivered the most edibly creative solution we've seen yet.
Whether you're looking for a reasonable facsimile of a self-aware A.I. computer for your sci-fi film, or simply aiming to add some spice to a your geek lair, this LED Cube is a must have piece of DIY tech art.
Finally we get a new, incredibly futuristic sports car that is not a concept, but a real working vehicle courtesy of the innovators at Marussia Motors.