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Suncayr Color-Charging Marker Lets You Know When Its Time to Reapply Sunscreen

Suncayr Color-Charging Marker Lets You Know When Its Time to Reapply Sunscreen

Sunscreen can be great protection against harmful ultraviolet rays--that is if you can remember to reapply it every couple of hours. Enter the Suncayr marker, a James Dyson Award-winning design that uses

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Bionic Titan Arm Wins 2013 James Dyson Award

Bionic Titan Arm Wins 2013 James Dyson Award

The Titan Arm is a bionic exoskeleton that helps people recovering from an injury or stroke regain their upper-body strength. It augments the user’s arm strength by 18 kg to reduce fatigue and rebuild

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New Tubes Using Hydraulic Pistons Could Harness Ocean Waves for Energy

New Tubes Using Hydraulic Pistons Could Harness Ocean Waves for Energy

Capturing energy from ocean waves isn't as straightforward as it might sound—especially as most existing technologies rely on a single axis that requires waves to be moving in one direction to generate

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The JalaPira is a Floatation Device Aimed at Saving Children in the Developing World

The JalaPira is a Floatation Device Aimed at Saving Children in the Developing World

Every year, nearly 18,000 children drown in developing countries. The JalaPira is a new device that's aimed at reducing that number. The device is made from recycled PET plastic, and it's meant to help

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Dyson Award-Winning SafetyNet Prevents Overfishing by Guiding Small Fish to Freedom With LED Lights

Dyson Award-Winning SafetyNet Prevents Overfishing by Guiding Small Fish to Freedom With LED Lights

Royal College of Arts graduate Dan Watson has developed a brilliant sustainable fishing net with luminous exit portals that allow endangered and young fish to escape so that they can fully mature. Watson

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The O2 Pursuit is an Air-Powered Motorcycle that Can Travel 62 Miles on a Single Charge

The O2 Pursuit is an Air-Powered Motorcycle that Can Travel 62 Miles on a Single Charge

Developed by Dean Benstead, a graduate RMIT University in Melbourne, the O2 Pursuit is a pretty extraordinary bike. With a range of about 62 miles per 'tank' and top speeds of 87 mph, the modified Yamaha

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The Bicyclean Uses Pedal Power to Safely Recycle E-Waste

The Bicyclean Uses Pedal Power to Safely Recycle E-Waste

The Unites States generates more electronic waste than any other nation on earth.  According to the EPA, more than 4.6 million tons entered domestic landfills in 2000, and 50-80% of our total e-waste is

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Rogers Feng’s Human-Powered Refrigeration System Wins US James Dyson Award

Rogers Feng’s Human-Powered Refrigeration System Wins US James Dyson Award

Human-Powered Refrigerator Case A human-powered refrigeration system designed to help in the distribution of vaccines in developing nations has been named the US Winner of the James Dyson Award. The

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Aaron Cheng’s Parking + Housing Building Is a Parking Garage That Converts to Housing at Night

Aaron Cheng’s Parking + Housing Building Is a Parking Garage That Converts to Housing at Night

Designer Aaron Cheng has come up with an innovative design that solves the twin problems of parking and housing in congested urban areas. Designed for single young professionals, Parking + Housing

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Airdrop Irrigation System Wins 2011 James Dyson Award Top Prize

Airdrop Irrigation System Wins 2011 James Dyson Award Top Prize

Linacre was inspired to create his design because of the effects of climate change on his native Australia. Droughts have plagued the country recently and he was looking to mitigate the loss of ecosystems

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MiraQua: A Tiny Electric Car You Enter Through the Front Like Steve Urkel’s

MiraQua: A Tiny Electric Car You Enter Through the Front Like Steve Urkel’s

With President Obama aiming to have 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015, there has never been a better time for manufacturers of EVs to think big... or in this case, small.  Like the electric

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Hamster Ball-Shaped Solarball Uses the Sun to Purify Water

Hamster Ball-Shaped Solarball Uses the Sun to Purify Water

While you might mistake designer Jonathan Liow's Solarball for a familiar hamster's toy, it's actually a really cool new product for  humans that purifies water using the sun. The Monash University

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Life Preserver-Launching Bazooka Wins James Dyson Award

Life Preserver-Launching Bazooka Wins James Dyson Award

If you see a giant orange bazooka gun firing bullets into the ocean, don't panic; it may just be the Longreach Buoyancy Deployment System, a bazooka that shoots Life Rings (water-activated buoyancy

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“Pure” Water Bottle Filters 99.9% of Bacteria with UV Light

“Pure” Water Bottle Filters 99.9% of Bacteria with UV Light

While traveling through Zambia, Timothy Whitehead became perplexed with the issues surrounding purifying water -- chlorine and iodine tablets abound, but it takes 30 minutes to finish the process and the

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