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IOE3-Kanban: A 100MP camera developed in China

IOE3-Kanban- A 100MP camera

Institute of Optics and Electronics has developed a 100MP camera that can capture 10,240 x 10,240 resolution images through its square-format sensor. The work was done under Chinese Academy of Sciences and right now it’s the highest pixel camera in China. The IOE3-Kanban camera, as it is known, is actually very small in size measuring just 7.6” and is lightweight too.

Halved cuts your food in half to control your diet

Halved Dinnerware

No matter how hard you try you can’t resist feasting on the delicious food. If you are a foodie as well as a dieter, HALVED is the thing meant just for you. It’s a funny dinnerware comprising of a ceramic plate, mug and bowl and it forces you to eat less. The dinnerware is literally shaped in half so that you may serve only half of the meal for yourself and hence control your diet.

“Urban Rough Sleepers” Backpack transforms into a shelter to keep you cozy

'urban rough sleepers' backpack by ragnhild lübbert terpling

Everyone surviving on earth needs to have basic amenities i.e. food, clothes and shelter. Ragnhild Lübbert Terpling, graduate from Kolding school of design, wants to help people to have one of these basic amenities i.e. shelter in a very easy and affordable way. The shelter which is in form of a backpack has been termed as ‘urban rough sleeper’ and provides space, mobility and place to live.

LG has developed the world’s slimmest display

world’s slimmest display by LG

LG has created yet another marvel for the modern techie world. The world’s slimmest display might not be a necessity for you but it certainly can be a show-off. The world’s slimmest display produced by LG is a 1080p LCD that will enhance the viewing experience as well as provide a better grabbing ability to the users. Thickness of the LCD is just 2.2mm that is adequately enough to grant it the world’s slimmest title.

‘Invisible Headphone’ is an implanted speaker right inside the ear

Rich Lee Invisible Headphone

You would have to be an ultimate music fan to do what Rich Lee has done. The guy has implanted a wireless headphone in his ear to free himself from the daily hassle of misplacing or losing his headphones. More than just a music fan Rich is a Grinder, one who experiments with body enhancements and surgical implants. Therefore he came up with an idea of implanting a magnet (that works like a speaker) into his Tragus.

botanyBOT waters all your plants automatically

botanyBOT

How we wished someone could open the main door for us, do all our household chores and even water our plants. Technology has already made most of the things possible but watering plants was always manual. But not anymore.  A plant watering system named as “botanyBOT” has been created by a team Arduino garden. The system has got a pump and water storing capacity along with other electrical parts.

Creepy ghost helmet to scare your fellow riders

Nothing could be compared to the pleasure of riding a bike and this pleasure changes to thrill if everyone around you tries to catch a glance of you. You can even scare your fellow rides wearing this bizarre skull faced helmet which was seen at the 5th yearly Harley Davidson National Rally held at Qian Dao Lake, China. The rally was organized to mark 110 successful years of the company.

A computer so tiny and efficient that it works in and out of the human body

With the advancement in technology, the size of gadgets is reducing considerably. The nano-breakthroughs have revolutionized the entire world and this time it is an entire operational computer which has been miniaturized. This tiny computer is less than one cubic millimeter in size and is a brain child of a team from the University of Michigan. The most fascinating part is that it is the world’s smallest computer. It has been named as Michigan Micro Mote or M3 and can efficiently perform functions like data storage, wireless communication etc.

Extreme Mod: Bike with an aircraft engine

Sternmotorbike: Bike With Aircraft Engine

We’ve featured many bizarre vehicles earlier, last week a huge bike with tractor tyres stole the show. Today is the time for Sternmotorbike, a bike powered by an airplane engine. The bike has 9 cylinders and not even a single silencer. I think the designer wants everyone to hear the bike roar. It took about one and a half years for Frank Ohle (designer of the bike) to complete this masterpiece.

Real-life Batmobile all set to compete in a 3,000 mile road rally

Batmobile Batman Tumbler

Who wouldn’t want to race in a Batmobile? Team Galag, who seems to be a die-hard fan of Batman has built a real-life Batman Tumbler to compete in a race called the “Gumball 3000 Rally.” This Batman Tumbler cost the team a whopping £1 million ($1.6 million) to build. You can well imagine how rich the team members would be when they are spending the huge amount just to build this completely road legal Batmobile.

TF-X: Next Gen flying car flies vertically just like a helicopter

TF-X Flying Car

Wouldn’t it be better if in the future we all travel in a flying car, that too a flying car that flies like a helicopter? Certainly it will be. With the aim of making a flying car for future transportation Terrafugia, a company from Woburm, MA, has taken an initiative. The company is now focused to develop a flying car with retractable wings, retractable so that it could be driven on the roads too.

B.A.B.E, the biggest Steampunk gun shoots smoke

B.A.B.E. The largest Steampunk Gun 1

People who love Steampunk style would definitely love B.A.B.E, a customized gun which is possibly the largest Steampunk Gun ever made. The gun depicts an amazing blend of modern concepts with scientific inventiveness by Hatton Cross Steampunk. Actually, this huge gun is not meant to kill it just shoots a shower of smoke along with some glitzy lights. B.A.B.E’s actual name is “Behemoth Acaulescent Blunderbuss of Eradication.”

Super flexible UGIAJ Sunglasses can be twisted, turned or crushed

Ugiaj Milano Sunglasses

Now you need not worry about breaking or shattering your sunglasses. Angelo Piccioli, a designer from Italy brings to you an ultimate pair of sunglasses which are so flexible that they could be bent or twisted in any direction. You can even crush them in your hands like you do to a paper and still the sunglasses will return into their original form. These super flexible sunglasses are named UGIAJ and they provide maximum safety with comfort.

Iron Man like mask gives you superhuman powers

Eidos Mask

You might agree with me when I say that almost everyone fantasizes of having superhuman powers. What if your fantasies of being a superhuman come true? The students at Royal College of Art in London have developed a mask that can increase your sight and hearing senses to a greater extent. It allows you to choose one conversation or one visual among a cluster of sounds and visuals, then hear or see the one which you want to.

Steampunk coffee table inspired from NES controller is made of recycled stuff

Steampunk Nintendo Controller Coffee Table

You may be a coffee addict or a gaming freak. Whatever the situation may be, you will just love Charles Lushear’s marvelous creation which is a coffee table inspired from Nintendo controller. The artistically created coffee table features Steampunk style and is therefore called “Steampunk Nintendo Controller Coffee Table.” It is made from recycled materials with a glass set on the top to hold your coffee.