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Pure Sun Uses Sun’s Rays to Provide Green Light

Pure Sun Uses Sun’s Rays to Provide Green Light

The light itself isn't the color green, but it's certainly less likely to put you in the poorhouse via electricity bills. This is the Pure Sun lamp designed by Denmark-based Igland Design who've billed this object as "a table that doubles as a light source, using only the sun. Well wait a second, couldn't I just open a window? Yes you do have to open a window. Isn't the room then already light? Not if you've got a small window. This seems difficult. It is!

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Table Connect for iPhone Brings iPhone’s Interface to 58-Inch Multitouch Table [Video]

Table Connect for iPhone Brings iPhone’s Interface to 58-Inch Multitouch Table [Video]

The iPhone's 3.5-inch display is, at least to Apple, big enough for normal every day usage. And there's probably hundreds of thousands of folks out there who would agree with that (even if larger screen devices are becomingly increasingly popular), but sometimes you just want to do your photo viewing on something bigger. And not just bigger, but something you can still interact with in the same way you would with your iPhone. Luckily, the 58-inch multitouch table exists, and it's the real deal.

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Salsa Table Seats Four, Includes Integrated iPads

Salsa Table Seats Four, Includes Integrated iPads

There are some out there that would argue that technology has separated us, as it has made it easier for us to talk through our gadgets than face to face. On the other side of the fence, you could argue that at least we're still talking, and with devices like Apple's iPad, collaboration can be potentially made a lot easier, too. So, what if we make people sit right next to one another, and put an iPad in front of them? Will collaboration increase? One designer believes it will, and the test is the Salsa Table.

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Breeze Racks Will Dry Your Clothes While You Hang Them Up

Breeze Racks Will Dry Your Clothes While You Hang Them Up

Concept designs are all over the place. And while many of them focus more on the gadget-based area, like an MP3 player, sometimes you find the design concepts that just seem right, even if they aren't all touchscreen-fused gadgets. This time around, there's an area in the house that's getting the concept design treatment: the clothes rack. This is called the Breeze Racks, and it's a collapsible system that's meant to not only dry your clothes while you hang them up, but also make them smell good.

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The Bacterioptica is a Chandelier Made from 15,000 Feet of Fiber Optic Cables

The Bacterioptica is a Chandelier Made from 15,000 Feet of Fiber Optic Cables

If you've got extra cable lying around, you might have the inclination to do something with it. But usually it only serves one purpose, so finding something else useful from the extra pieces isn't all that easy. Unless you're a designer, tasked with the job of creating something. And then we imagine that it may be pretty simple. This beautiful thing you see hanging above the immaculate dining room is a unique chandelier: it's manufactured from fiber optic cable and petri dishes.

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NES Turned Into a Coffee Table [Video]

NES Turned Into a Coffee Table [Video]

We can now say it's a phenomenon. After showcasing the iPhone 4 table, and wondering aloud if this was something that would really sweep over the nation (nay, the world), here's another one of our favorite pieces of technology coming out of the gloom of yester-year, and being transformed into something entirely useful in its own right. This, ladies and gentlemen, is a coffee table built to look exactly like the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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iPhone 4 Joins the Ranks of Gadget Tables

iPhone 4 Joins the Ranks of Gadget Tables

We can't really say for sure when, but at some point someone gave the go-ahead for gadgets to be made into tables (or, what makes them tick). We understand that you want to show off how awesome your favorite gadget is, but there's got to be a better way. That didn't stop this designer from making the iPhone 4, the latest iPhone from Apple, into a centerpiece that all of his friends would be jealous of.

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