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This jacket made of stainless steel yarn will harvest the sun’s energy to keep you warm

We're powering just about everything with the sun these days, so why not throw clothes into the mix? ThermalTech is a new material trend at the intersection of fashion, technology, and eco-friendliness that harvests the energy of the sun.

The Mulciber modernizes traditional wood-burning stoves to burn wood better

The Mulciber is a modernized wood stove that burns wood more efficiently and reuses its heat resources to reduce the carbon footprint from heating and cooking on traditionally-constructed wood-burning stoves.

Snowed in after Winter Storm Jonas? Plowz is like Uber for driveway snow removal 1:43

Did your driveway get nailed by the snowpocalypse otherwise known as Winter Storm Jonas? Not to worry; Plowz has your back. It's like Uber for snow plows and will dispatch a professional snow remover to your house in less than 24…

Smart appliances need to solve problems, not create them

The latest crop of “smart home” devices may look sleek, but the real inconveniences most of us wrestle with every day still aren’t being solved by an industry that likes to ask what’s possible instead of what’s useful.

This levitating bonsai tree will add zen to your home, though may tempt the cat

If you thought bonsai trees just stood around looking quaint and mystical the whole time, think again. A startup in Japan has just added some gadgetry to create the "Air Bonsai," a unique creation that causes the miniature tree to…

The wearable chair is now a thing 1:31

For all those times you've wished you could just take a seat, it is my duty to inform you that the Archelis (literally, "walkable chair" in Japanese), has now been introduced, and can be purchased within a couple years.
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Weekend Workshop: Got an old cardboard box? Make your own VR goggles for under $10

Thanks to Google, you can now get your hands on a fully functional cardboard VR headset for around 20 bucks -- sometimes even less. That's pretty damn cheap by most people's standards, but what you might not realize is that you can build a…

Next time you're in Amsterdam, visit the world's first gamer's hotel, Arcade Hotel

For gamers, the Arcade Hotel has just opened its doors in the form of a gamer hotel in Amsterdam that invites you to spend your entire day with a console in hand, staring at a screen.