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36 Insectified Innovations

From Bug-Inspired Micro Cars to Fly Ear Buds

— March 18, 2010 — Autos
We pretend as though we hate bugs when really we don't mind them that much. Many of them help keep plants alive, add nutrients to the soil, kill uglier bugs and do other beneficial things. Besides that though, their appearance has inspired the designs of many things throughout the years, from cars to fashion. In fact, there are so many bug-inspired gadgets that I was able to make a cluster out of them. Inside this collection of insectified innovations you'll find plenty of pest paraphernalia, even bug-shaped utensils.

If these insectified innovations don't make you love our pesky little friends, I don't know what will.
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Insect Bling
Insect Bling
The Dragonfly Ring Makes a Buggy Statement
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Insect Based Robots
Insect Based Robots
The Next Generation of Bots
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$2,600 Insect Inspired Lamps
$2,600 Insect Inspired Lamps
The Nymph
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Fly Earbuds
Fly Earbuds
Insect-Inspired Headphones
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Insectified Audio Gear
Insectified Audio Gear
The Vestalife Ladybug iPod Speakers Won't Bug the Listener
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31
Insect Turbines
Insect Turbines
The Green Wavelength xBee Was Inspired by Bumblebees
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30
Insectified ATVs
Insectified ATVs
The Electrobite Vehicle Will Make You Bug Out
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29
Remote Control Creepy Crawlers
Remote Control Creepy Crawlers
Battle Beetles
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28
Steel Origami Insects
Steel Origami Insects
Foldable Stainless Steel Critters for Your Home
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27
Insect-Inspired Lighting
Insect-Inspired Lighting
The Creepy 'Caterplight' by Bacus Boo
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26
Insect-Shaped Kitchenware
Insect-Shaped Kitchenware
Ant Salt & Pepper Shakers
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25
Insect-Embedded Computer Gear
Insect-Embedded Computer Gear
The Green Beetle USB Mouse
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24
Metal Beetle Rides
Metal Beetle Rides
The Trilobyte Vehicle Makes Riding a Steel Bug Look Fun
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Beetle Inspired Body Armor
Beetle Inspired Body Armor
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22
Creepy Crawler Furniture
Creepy Crawler Furniture
The Insect Chair
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21
USBeetles
USBeetles
Bejeweled Cockroach Storage Device is Also a Sparkling Necklace
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20
Insectitecture
Insectitecture
The Black Cloud Pavillion Named After Book, Looks Like a Bug
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19
Insect Architecture
Insect Architecture
Helen Nodding Helps Out Bugs With Mini Bridges
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18
Beautiful Insect Holders
Beautiful Insect Holders
The Butterfly Jewelry Hanger Will Fly Away With Your Baubles
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17
R/C Insect
R/C Insect
The Latest Toy From Mattel
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16
Bug-Inspired Cars of the Future
Bug-Inspired Cars of the Future
The Insecta
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15
Cyborg Insects
Cyborg Insects
UC Berkeley Houses Remote Controlled Live Beetles (UPDATE)
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14
Grasshopper Couture
Grasshopper Couture
Mary Katrantzou Makes Insect-Like Apparel for Fall 2009
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13
Bug-Shaped Microcars
Bug-Shaped Microcars
Tiny Toyota Scion iQ Has Big-Wheel Appeal
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12
Edible Fashionista Bugs
Edible Fashionista Bugs
These Marzipan McQueen Insects Pay Homage to the Late Designer
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11
Mechanical Bugs
Mechanical Bugs
Art by Mike Libby
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10
Jewelry Bugs
Jewelry Bugs
Etsy Artist Crafts Earrings, Necklaces, & Pendants Using Real Insects
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9
Verminspired Vehicles
Verminspired Vehicles
Bionic Insect Bus Channels Nature for Sleek Style
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8
Firefighting Robots
Firefighting Robots
OLE Insect Firefighter
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7
Maid Machines
Maid Machines
Anna Karmazina Creates a Bathroom-Cleaning Robot
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6
Bug Art
Bug Art
Tiny Glass Insect Sculptures
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5
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
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4
Bug Inspired Supercars
Bug Inspired Supercars
The Solar Electric ScarabE Car by Goran Marinkovic
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3
Insect Inspired Flight
Insect Inspired Flight
Igarashi Single Person Helicopter
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2
Insect-Inspired Transformer Bikes
Insect-Inspired Transformer Bikes
Grasshopper Bicycle
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1
Insect-Inspired Fashion
Insect-Inspired Fashion
Mario Schwab's Beetle Couture
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