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3D printed Tiny Bauhaus travels around Europe

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In honour of 100 years of Bauhaus, the Deutsche Zentrale für Tourismus (DZT) commissioned Dutch architectural firm DUS Architects to print a tiny house called TINY [BAU]HAUS, in which you can experience the essence of ...

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The world’s first all-metal guitar is smash proof

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Swedish engineering company Sandvik manufactured the world’s first all-metal guitar, designed to be completely unbreakable, tested by Swedish-born guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen. Rock stars have been smashing their guitar since the beginning of the genre, and ...

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A tower made of self-shaping wood

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The Institute for Computational Design and Construction and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design at the University of Stuttgart worked together to design the Urbach Tower, a structure made of self-shaping wood. The ...

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The world’s first microbe-grown headset

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Experimental science collaboration Korvaa developed a headset made exclusively from microbially grown materials. Synthetic biology (synbio) is a rapidly developing that enables the design and engineering of new biological organisms, as well as the redesign ...

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Sneakers made with non-food milk

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German sneaker brand Nat-2 designed a new line of shoes, made of a mixture of wool and non-food milk fibres. In Germany alone, annually 2 million tonnes of milk are disposed of. This discarded milk ...

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Cellulose-based foam insulates better than Styrofoam

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Researchers at Washington State University in the US developed an environmentally, cellulose-based foam that insulates better than oil-based Styrofoam. Polystyrene foam or Styrofoam, made from petroleum, is a popular material that is used in everything ...

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