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The Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit Creates Artificial Gravity
The Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit is a suit, developed by Massachusetts-based Draper Laboratory with help from funding from NASA, that uses special spacesuit technology to create artificial...
4 w ago
This Grocery Store Boasts a Herb Wall and a Soda Fountain
Boasting an award-winning retail design, the Brothers Marketplace in Massachusetts is a grocery store experience like no other. Designed to reflect a “hometown ambiance,” the new...
7 w ago
Blind Collision Warning Devices
This Tiny Device Warns the Blind About Obstacles In Their Path
Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear at Schepens Research Institute are testing a pocket-sized collision warning device that is being targeted towards the blind, who are often at risk of...
11 w ago
Haunting Playhouse Installations
Die Hexe is an Immersive Art Installation in an Old NYC Townhouse
Philadelphia-based artist Alex Da Corte is currently presenting a surreal motel-themed art installation titled ‘Die Hexe’ inside New York City’s Luxembourg & Dayan. Located in...
15 w ago
Fecal Donation Campaigns
OpenBiome Will Pay For Your Crap
American non-profit OpenBiome is paying people cold, hard cash for their crap as part of the spectacularly well-named “Give a S**t” Campaign. The group is looking to gather materials for...
22 w ago
Socially Conscious Coffee Blends
This Fair Trade Coffee Benefits an Indonesian Women's Group
If conscious consumerism is important to you, this blend of fair trade coffee is the one for you. From No Six Depot, the Seck-Sie blend consists of beans harvested from a women’s co-operative...
23 w ago
Skate Culture Parkas
The Concepts x Canada Goose Collaboration Resembles the Cult Store
The Concepts x Canada Goose jacket is unlike any Canada Goose product on the market. Concepts opened its first store in 1996 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and quickly grew into a large cult phenomena....
23 w ago
The Power of Humor
Barney Frank's Humorous Keynote Identifies Comedy as a Rhetoric Weapon
In his humorous keynote, retired Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank discusses how humor, and specifically ridicule, can be leveraged as a weapon. First and foremost, humor can be used as a...
40 w ago
Cozy Oceanside Homes
The Provincetown Beach Cabin Brings Comforting Decor to the Seaside
There is nothing quite like having a home by the seaside, and the Provincetown Beach Cabin is bringing a whole new level of comfort to oceanside living. Located in the quaint setting of Provincetown,...
43 w ago
Record-Breaking Tattoo Chains
Litographs Aims to Ink Over 2,500 Bodies with the Same Tattoo
The longest tattoo chain is a feat fit for the Guinness World Records. It is a challenge being taken up by Litographs, a company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Known for their stylish collection...
24 w ago
Foldable Pocket Sporks
These Business Card-Sized 3-in-1 Utensils are Made out of Flexible Plastic
40 Billion plastic cutlery pieces are thrown out every year by Americans—a statistic that will hopefully decrease with the invention of these 3-in-1 utensils. The Unitensil is a foldable...
26 w ago
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
The GRIT Freedom Chair is a mountain biking wheelchair that allows people with disabilities to enjoy all-terrain outdoor activities. The chair is part mountain bike and part recreational sport...
27 w ago
Portable Diagnostic Gadgets
The rHealth Uses Blood Samples to Diagnose Diseases in Minutes
The rHealth is an ingenious high-tech health gadget, developed by Massachusetts-based DNA Medical Institute, that can diagnose ailments and diseases in mere minutes using nothing more than a single...
27 w ago
Modular Small-Scale Residences
SsD Architecture's Songpa Micro-Housing Accommodates Life Changes
Small scale living is being adopted around the world as populations continue to rise, yet until the Songpa Micro-Housing was conceived, many of these residences were addressing a very specific...
27 w ago
At Cafe ArtScience, Patrons Ingest Their Meals Through Inhalation
At the Cambridge, Massachusetts-located Cafe ArtScience customers can inhale their meals, rather than doing it the old fashioned way. Conceived by biochemical engineer David Edwards, the inventive...
35 w ago
Elegantly Practical Outerwear
The Penfield Fall/Winter Collection is Perfect for Camping
The Penfield Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook features down-filled jackets, cozy, colorful fleece; generally, it is comprised of outerwear that is both stylish and practical. The Massachusetts-based brand...
46 w ago
Mobile Digital Wallets
CU Wallet is a Hi-Tech Credit Union Commerce Tool Targeting Millenials
Debit and credit cards may not have phased out cash and coins, but CU Wallet might just bumped all of them out of the commerce game once it gains its footing. It is a credit union-owned digital...
46 w ago
The Soofas in Boston Provide Public Resting Spots and Charging Stations
The Soofas in Boston, Massachusetts, is a series of public benches that have solar-power capabilities so as to charge people’s phones and other devices as they sit back and relax. Set up in...
9 w ago
The Limited Edition Deluxe Bacon Donut is Available at Some Dunkin' Donuts
Following the release of their Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich, Dunkin’ Donuts is exclusively offering a Deluxe Bacon Donut this month. The glazed donut is topped with strips of bacon and is...
11 w ago
Futuristic Infertility Treatments
The Augment Treatment from OvaScience 'Freshens Up' Women's Eggs
Infertility treatments are hit and miss at best, but one organization has taken it upon itself to rethink the process and create a system that may be more reliable. Dubbed The Augment Treatment, it...
19 w ago
Paved Road Maps
Fathom Design Agency Shows How Much of the US is Paved Over
Fathom is a design agency based in Boston, Massachusetts, that has taken it upon itself to create a series of paved road maps that show just how much tarmac runs through the United States. It has...
29 w ago
Golden Ice Teas
Iced Ceylon Gold Delivers the Goodness of Sri Lankan Tea
Iced Ceylon Gold is a phenomenal variety of icea tea produced by Massachusetts-based tea company Tea Forte. Every tea-drinker worth their salt knows that Sri Lanka—formerly known as Ceylon...
35 w ago
Cannibis Canine Treats
The Canna-Biscuits are Made with Hemp
Canna-Pet™, a pioneer in the industry of cannabinoid pet therapy, has recently launched Canna-Biscuits. The company prides itself for its cruelty-free practices and strict vegan standards, and...
45 w ago
Artistic Museum Renovations
The Renovations to the Clark Art Institute Have Finally Been Revealed
Tadao Ando and Annabelle Selldorf created new spaces for Massachusetts’ Clark Art Institute, an establishment that was just recently reopened to the public, following a ten-year renovation....