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35 Rad Radios

From Kinetic Radio Pens to DNA Radio

— August 22, 2009 — Pop Culture
Some of us rely heavily on the radio for listening to the news or to different genres of music. Whether it's located in the home, in a car or on someone's person, a radio is a universal mode of communication.

Here are 35 radio innovations for you to enjoy, from radio-shaped storefronts to in-dash Internet radios.

Implications - Some people may be under the impression that the radio is a dying form of media, but for others, it's still an integral part of how they get current, up-to-date information. By integrating radio technology into new products, companies can add greater function while appealing to the sense of nostalgia that is raised when blasting tunes from something either than an iPod.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Commercial-Free Radios
Commercial-Free Radios
Hammacher and Schlemmer Eliminate Boring Airtime Fluff
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34
Radio Delay
Radio Delay
30 Second Delay to Slow Down Tour de France Riders?
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33
Radio Video-Waves
Radio Video-Waves
Interactive Radio Lets You View and Chat With The DJ
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32
Pill Shaped Radio Clock
Pill Shaped Radio Clock
The Geluleto
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31
Rodent Sport Radios
Rodent Sport Radios
Hamster Powered Music Box Only Plays When in Motion
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30
Galactic Radio
Galactic Radio
NASA Broadcasts Beatles "Across the Universe"
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29
Rebirth of Radio
Rebirth of Radio
BlogTalkRadio Puts You Behind the Mic
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28
Kinetic Radio Pens
Kinetic Radio Pens
'Shake Shake' Provides Music While Doing Homework
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27
Rodent Radios
Rodent Radios
Mini Mouse Music Player
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26
Most Fans Paid NOTHING for Radiohead Album (UPDATE)
Most Fans Paid NOTHING for Radiohead Album (UPDATE)
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25
The Rubber Radio
The Rubber Radio
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24
Skype Gets Radio
Skype Gets Radio
Ministry of Sound Integrated Player
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23
Playful Radios
Playful Radios
“Move to the Radio” Toy Car
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22
Radio Marketing by Listeners
Radio Marketing by Listeners
Xfm Free Marketeer Competition
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21
Satellite Radio and the Stern Effect
Satellite Radio and the Stern Effect
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20
Retro Radio
Retro Radio
Pure's Evoke-1XT
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19
Retro Radio Strikes Again
Retro Radio Strikes Again
MAGNA Wooden Radio with iPod Jack
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18
Tap Shower Radio
Tap Shower Radio
a Third Tap?
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17
Simple Radio Controlled by Stone Placement
Simple Radio Controlled by Stone Placement
Natural Radio
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16
DNA Radio
DNA Radio
Internet Broadcast Of The Human Genome
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15
Interrupted Radio Ads
Interrupted Radio Ads
XM Satellite Radio Shows How Annoying Commercials Are
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14
Portable Internet Radio Lets You Create Your Own Station
Portable Internet Radio Lets You Create Your Own Station
Slacker Portable
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13
Alarm over shopping radio tags
Alarm over shopping radio tags
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12
Wireless Internet Radio
Wireless Internet Radio
Torian Launches World's First Portable
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11
Radio-Controlled Race Cars
Radio-Controlled Race Cars
Nic Case Sets World Speed Record With Schumacher Mi3
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10
In-Dash Internet Radio
In-Dash Internet Radio
Blaupunkt Prototypes Signal a Seamless Music Driving Experience
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9
Wood Electronics
Wood Electronics
Magno Radio
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8
Buy Music From The Radio With Your Cell
Buy Music From The Radio With Your Cell
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7
DIY Kitchen Radios
DIY Kitchen Radios
Studio Lama's Endless Design Possibility Music Player
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6
Nerd Radios
Nerd Radios
Let The AT-AT Boombox Plays Music From The Dark Side
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5
Retro Radio Timepieces
Retro Radio Timepieces
The Flud Boombox Wrist Watch
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4
Radio-Shaped Storefronts
Radio-Shaped Storefronts
Diesel Launches Radical Retail Refurb in London
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3
Cutting-Edge Retro Clocks
Cutting-Edge Retro Clocks
Roberts Ecologic 6 DAB Clock Radio Blends Old & New
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2
Radio-Controlled Mobile Bars
Radio-Controlled Mobile Bars
Finally, a DIY Robot Actually Worth Making
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1
Analog Radio-Inspired Clocks
Analog Radio-Inspired Clocks
The Time Tuner is Complicated, But Cool
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