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Crazy inventor Colin Furze takes flight on homemade hoverboard
Crazy inventor Colin Furze takes flight on homemade hoverboard

Crazy inventor Colin Furze takes flight on homemade hoverboard

Consider them self-balancing scooter-boards or a device waiting for explosion, nevertheless hoverboards have become the hottest two-wheelers all around the world. But taking hoverbikes to whole new level, crazy British inventor Colin Furze has created the world’s first homemade hoverboard…

London’s naked restaurant allows you to eat in the nude
London’s naked restaurant allows you to eat in the nude

London’s naked restaurant allows you to eat in the nude

Want to dine naked? Well, the idea may not appeal to everyone, but soon-to-open London’s naked restaurant is encouraging nude dining. Dubbed The Bunyadi, this unique pop-up restaurant allows patrons to eat their meals in the nude. While most upcoming…

Makoto Azuma turns Ape scooter into pop-up flower shop for Fendi
Makoto Azuma turns Ape scooter into pop-up flower shop for Fendi

Makoto Azuma turns Ape scooter into pop-up flower shop for Fendi

Floral artist Makoto Azuma has converted three-wheeled Piaggio Ape scooter into a beautiful pop-up flower shop for Italian luxury house Fendi. Originally designed by the inventor of Vespa, Ape scooter was created especially for the struggling class of post-war Italy.…

Ricky Ma creates lifelike Scarlett Johansson humanoid robot
Ricky Ma creates lifelike Scarlett Johansson humanoid robot

Ricky Ma creates lifelike Scarlett Johansson humanoid robot

Fans often do crazy things for their favorite celebrities, but this fan has actually built replica of his favorite Hollywood actress. Hong Kong-based graphic designer Ricky Ma has always dreamed of designing a humanoid robot since childhood. Being obsessed with…

Glifo writing tools let disabled children express their creativity
Glifo writing tools let disabled children express their creativity

Glifo writing tools let disabled children express their creativity

In collaboration with TOG and Open Dot Milano, a collaborative team has created Glifo writing tools to let disabled children express their creativity. Due to nervous system related impairments, affected children often face trouble in minute movements of hands while…

Ravi Zupa turns old typewriters into steampunk machine guns
Ravi Zupa turns old typewriters into steampunk machine guns

Ravi Zupa turns old typewriters into steampunk machine guns

What comes to your mind when you think about machine guns? Probably, you start thinking about war and destruction. But Denver artist Ravi Zupa wants to showcase guns in different light- as artistic masterpieces. The 38-year-old artist disassembles old manual…