Kinetic Wood Gears Rotating iPhone Dock

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Most iPhone are made of metal or plastic or some combination of the two but the Kinetic iPhone Dock is something different- it’s made of wood. It has a bit of a steampunk aesthetic to it. Besides the gorgeous cherry wood construction, what makes this dock unique is it’s rotating gears design ...

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Murakami Rocking Chair Powers It’s Own Lamp

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Rochus Jacob designed this interesting take on a Murakami rocking chair. Attached to the back of the chair is an OLED lamp on a pole. Now that’s not a lampshade you’re seeing in the picture- that’s the actual lamp itself- it’s shaped like a lampshade! The light is powered by kinetic energy from ...

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Energy Generating Speed Bump

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A New Jersey Burger King has installed “MotionPower Energy Harvesters” or energy generating speed bumps. The idea is to transfer kinetic energy from the weight of the slow moving car to the speed bump. The bump (which is actually pretty flat) can generate 2,000 watts of electricity from a car moving at five ...

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