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Google Glass doesn’t have a lot of interactive features yet, but it may already have a killer app. Its voice search is so good it’s terrifying. It’s basically outsourced thinking. Memorization may soon be obsolete.
An imposing clock that could fool anyone into thinking it’s an antique. Restoration Hardware based its design on a 1940s industrial clock. Its metal frame has a weathered brown powder-coated finish. Uses 1 AA battery.
MFEO’s rustic-meets-retro Rohe club chair features 100 year old reclaimed Douglas Fir barn wood slats, which were biscuit joined, glued and sanded into one piece and paired with a vintage mid-century chrome frame.
Gulfstream? Pfff. The billionaires of the future will take to the skies in a Saker S-1. This concept for a two-seater plane is designed after fighter jets, with a maximum speed of Mach 0.99. That’s 754mph. More at Gizmag.
Companies love to suggest ridiculous serving sizes, and now Coca-Cola has figured out a way to truly get two servings out of a single can, with these custom-fabricated cans which can be split in two and shared.
Antiquity Music created this musical instrument which can play 61 bowed strings, by simply pressing piano-like keys. Listen to more sample sounds here. One of the more unusual projects to ever surface on Kickstarter.
A nice knife can be a great accessory so it makes sense that the talented jewelry artists at Son of a Sailor would add their touch to the classic French Opinel to make tasteful, hand-painted pieces like the Whiskey and Foxtrot.
Design firm Raw Edges came up with this loom-based design to show off Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists series. By displaying the books floating at different heights it encourages viewers to explore each work individually.
Aston Martin celebrates its centenary with the CC100 Speedster, a concept car that marries its past and present. It has a handmade carbon fiber body with split cockpit design and a V12 engine. View the full gallery here.
It’s always nice to have a business card that stands out from the crowd, but we’re giving extra points for creativity to this Brazilian cheese shop for having their cards made up as tiny, functional cheese graters.
You already have a tasty looking sleeping bag for when you’re outdoors, but what about when you’re just chilling at home? Lazy Oaf’s got your back – and butt – with this bean bag shaped like a slice. Just don’t spill your real pizza on it.
Similar to the Tick Clip, Why The Friday’s Instant Table are tall clamps that can be attached to any suitable material to make a table or perhaps a bed. The resulting furniture can easily be disassembled.
Playground Inc. presents its ideas for Google Glass apps. The company says that all of these can be made today, but they can’t be implemented with the current battery technology and the API for Glass. More here.
The final (and highest) piece on the One World Trade Center building was recently installed and recorded in this inspiring, yet vertiginous video shot with a GoPro camera. It’s nine minutes-long, but the views are amazing.
Lamborghini’s gift to itself for its 50th birthday. Inspired by the Apache helicopter, the Egoista has a single-occupant cockpit, a 5.2L V10 engine, stabilizing flaps and aircraft-like LED lights. Makes the Veneno look downright sane.
Designed by none other than Dieter Rams, the 620’s arms can be removed so you can turn multiple chairs into a sofa. It can have feet, casters or a swiveling base. Available in 6 colors and as a high back or a low back chair.
Carrera’s cycling helmets have a foldable frame to provide increased ventilation, save extra space in your bag and adjust to the shape of a wearer’s head better. The Premium design features leather details and a matte finish.
Prototypes from the Adobe XD team. The pen can be used to draw and transfer images between devices. But the real innovation is the ruler, which adds guidelines on screen to make it easier to draw lines and shapes accurately.
Graphic artist Matt W. Moore created this series of diagonally-illustrated ceramic tiles which can be rearranged into numerous configurations, allowing for a wide variety of eyeball-stimulating Op-Art patterns.
Designer Thibaut Rouganne came up with the Envol, a portable desk for frequent travelers who could use a workspace on the go. The Envol can be used on a table or while in bed. It also doubles as a briefcase.
Made by Joseph Sandor, the Pirate Pancake Griddle is a cast-iron mold with a skull & crossbones design. Makes three 5″ pancakes per batch. The griddle can also be used to fry other food. Plus, blueberry eyeballs.
Suck UK’s take on the intentionally fragile piggy bank. What’s funny is that an Amazon customer claims that you don’t need to break the glass because the back cover can easily be removed. Also it’s made only from plastic.