BrakeFree: Smart Brake Light for Motorcyclists

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BrakeFree is a new invention, designed to give motorcyclists a prominent brake light right in he line of sight of other road users – particularly those with a higher eye-line, like SUV, bus, and truck drivers. Thanks to high-strength neodymium magnets, the BrakeFree can be attached to any standard motorcycle helmet, then detached in less than a…

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Handmade Repurposed File Knives

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Creek Cutler is the home of James Freakly, an English bladesmith based in North Norfolk. James makes a wide variety of utility knives and kitchen knives by hand in his workshop, the latter of which are highly sought after by professional chefs in Britain and around the world. Some of his more unusual creations are knives…

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10 oz Stay Sharp Pewter Flask

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The Stay Sharp flask is a solution to a problem that many of us have gallantly faced in the past – hip flasks that are too small. At 10 oz, this flask is approximately twice the size of average, which means you might even be able to share a little. Each one is made in England…

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Porsche Flat-6 Engine 1:4 Scale Model

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Explaining how an engine works can be difficult without the use of visual aids, and one of the best possible aids is a fully-functioning transparent engine. This 1:4 scale model Porsche flat-6 by Franzis has a see-though crankcase, cylinders, and heads, allowing you to see the pistons, valve train, con rods, and crank all working…

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Renault Formula One Sidepod

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This is a Formula One sidepod from the 2010 Renault R30 car, driven by Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov. Modern F1 sidepods are carefully designed using wind tunnels and CFD to ensure they’re as aerodynamically slippery as possible, whilst still providing cover for the radiators, fuel tank, and the engine. This sidepod is an authentic Renault…

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The Skyrunner Flying Buggy

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Meet The Skyrunner The Skyrunner is the world’s first flying buggy – thanks to its ram-air parafoil wing which can be attached ready for flight in 3 minutes or less. The added benefit of this is that you have a deployed parachute above you at all times during flight, so an engine failure results in a…

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Flyte Levitating Light

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The Flyte Levitating Light is a an LED desk lamp in the shape of a traditional light bulb. It levitates above its wooden base thanks to the clever use of magnets, and it’s powered wirelessly via air induction. The lamp was invented by a team of Swedish designers, and funded by a hugely successful Kickstarter…

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Micro Wind Turbine

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Generating power whilst camping is becoming increasingly important, many people use battery powered devices while out on the trail, including digital cameras, GPS units, radios, and phones. We’ve seen personal generators that use the heat from a fire, or solar cells, and even hand-cranked emergency radios, but until recently we hadn’t seen much in the…

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Huckberry Compact EDC Kit

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The Compact EDC Kit has been developed by the team at Huckberry to be a simple and robust everyday carry kit that you can modify over time to suit your needs. It includes a pocket clip, a screwdriver, a scoring tool, 4 wrenches (5/16” 9/32” 1/4” 3/16”), a bottle opener, a pry tool, a hex…

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The Tempel Workbench

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The Tempel Workbench is a bespoke unit created in the style of artisan workbenches from the 19th century and early 20th century. Each one is made by hand by Love Hultén in his one-man studio in Gothenburg, Sweden. Inside the Tempel Workbench is a high-end liquid cooled computer, with a 24-inch monitor that can be…

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Vintage Heuer Camaro

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The Heuer Camaro was first offered for sale in 1968, and it disappeared from catalogues in 1972 – giving it a relatively short production run, resulting in it now being quite a rare watch. The manually-wound chronograph shares some familial similarity with the far more famous Heuer Monaco, Heuer Monza, and Heuer Carrera. It’s powered…

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Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph

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The Monoposto Chronograph is an automatic watch by Autodromo designed as an homage to the dials used on the single-seater racing cars of time gone by – “monoposto” is Italian for “single seat”. Before electronic engine management systems became commonplace, it was normal practice for worried mechanics to paint a red line on the tachometer…

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