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40 Podtastic Capsules and Roundovations

You Won't Find an iPod on This List

— December 18, 2008 — Art & Design
When you hear 'pod,' chances are, you think of the iPod. However, this cluster is totally unrelated to the Apple media devices. The articles featured here are all based on round, pod-like designs. The innovations range from capsule chairs to pod cars to a bunch of other peculiar, orb-shaped designs.

Take a chance to click through to remind yourself what the term 'pod' used to refer to. For a more visual experience, select the Photo Gallery mode below.
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Surface Makeover
Surface Makeover
Microsoft Spherical Surface Prototype
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38
Light Balancing
Light Balancing
Stimuli 3.0 Lighting Reacts To Surrounding Light
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37
Super Round Balls
Super Round Balls
More Impressive Than You Think
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36
Eye Pods
Eye Pods
Olay Regenerist Derma Eye Pods
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35
Japanese Hayfever Pods
Japanese Hayfever Pods
Pollen Robots
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34
Inflatable Digital Multimedia Display
Inflatable Digital Multimedia Display
Puffersphere
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33
Pet Prayer Collar Capsule
Pet Prayer Collar Capsule
Does Your Pooch Pray?
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32
Anti-Crime Balls
Anti-Crime Balls
Bags of Paint to Throw at Criminals
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31
2 Inch MP3 Pods
2 Inch MP3 Pods
Samsung S2 Pebble
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30
Chinese Health Balls as Tea Infusers
Chinese Health Balls as Tea Infusers
Orbs Help You Find Zen and Brew a Beverage
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29
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Nemoralex Relaxation Pod
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28
Molecular Mixology
Molecular Mixology
Mojitos With Orbs of Mint
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27
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
The GreenEcoMobility Peapod
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26
Personal Media Pods
Personal Media Pods
Customizable Ovei
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25
Photoshopped Concept Cars
Photoshopped Concept Cars
Chrysler GEM Peapod Contest
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24
Chinese Child Ball
Chinese Child Ball
New Sport or a Bubble for Babysitting?
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23
Illuminated Ostrich Pods
Illuminated Ostrich Pods
Fiela Feather Chandelier
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22
LED Spa Pods
LED Spa Pods
Oxy-LED Light Spa Capsule for Weight Loss
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21
Coffee Pods
Coffee Pods
The Presovar by Martin Necas
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20
Ballsy Fashion Shows
Ballsy Fashion Shows
German Spherical Catwalk Extravaganza
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19
Wombtastic Chairs
Wombtastic Chairs
$10,000 Pod Seat Shakes Your Butt With Sound
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18
MindLab's Brainstorming Egg
MindLab's Brainstorming Egg
Danish Whiteboard-Walled Capsule
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17
Upright Nap Capsules
Upright Nap Capsules
El ZULO
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16
EcoSphere
EcoSphere
Self Contained Ecosystems
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15
Human Hibernation Pods
Human Hibernation Pods
‘The Alpine Capsule' Mimics a Giant Drop of Mercury
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14
Rocking Pods
Rocking Pods
Scott Wilson's Purity Chair
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13
Round Washing Machines
Round Washing Machines
The ‘Aquarium' Features Rotating Spheres
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12
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
SkyTran Individual Maglev System
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11
New York Nap Capsules
New York Nap Capsules
MetroNaps EnergyPod
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10
High Chair Pods
High Chair Pods
MOZZEE Nest
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9
Pet Pods
Pet Pods
Modern Interior Pet Design (UPDATE)
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8
Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
The 'Sphere Hotel'
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7
Insect-Inspired Pod Racers
Insect-Inspired Pod Racers
The One-Man Scarab
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6
Wicker Pod Furniture
Wicker Pod Furniture
Cocoon Collection by Fute Design
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5
Air-Powered Cars
Air-Powered Cars
The MDI AirPod
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4
Pods Designed for Napping
Pods Designed for Napping
The COCON at the Kiétud' Spa
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3
Capsule Caravans
Capsule Caravans
Fashionable Living by David Tonkinson
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2
Suspended Pod Loungers
Suspended Pod Loungers
Magical Garden Swings
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1
Extreme Snow Pod Racers
Extreme Snow Pod Racers
The Slegoon
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