Chairigami is a one-person company founded by recent Yale graduate Zach Rotholz. Its furniture is made from recycled cardboard and there’s no assembly required: They don’t use any glue or fasteners.
15-year old Ann Makosinsk from Victoria, Canada has invented a flashlight that doesn’t need batteries and instead is powered by the warmth of our hands.
We think of 3-D printers as desktop machines, stagnant workhorses used to generate piecemeal shapes for humans to relocate in the real world. But a new, stunning piece of architecture by the Mediated Matter Group at MIT Media Lab brings all of those assumptions into question.
It’s called the Silk Pavilion, and it is what researchers call a “biological swarm approach to 3-D printing.” It is a beautiful structure constructed by 6,500 live silkworms, and may be the most epicly named piece of fabrication technology since the blowtorch.
Read more here: How MIT Is Hacking Thousands Of Worms To Print Buildings
From Paris’s Vélib’ to New York’s CitiBike, this infographic compares the size of 29 of the world’s largest bike sharing systems.