Springwise Daily | A self-cleaning car, small change pays for bus rides for poor people, and an auto-recording guitar lead


April 30, 2014.

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Nissan creates the world’s first self-cleaning car

Nissan Europe has developed a version of its Note MPV with a special coating that repels mud, rain, oil and dirt. READ MORE...


In Brazil, posters at bus stops collect change so the less well-off can get a ride

Troco Coletivo enables commuters to leave their small change at bus stops or on buses so the less wealthy can use it to travel. READ MORE...

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Just jammed the perfect riff? This always-recording cable will save it

The Gibson Memory Cable is an amp lead featuring an in-built recorder that enables players to save every note they play. READ MORE...



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PSFK, with The Curve Report from the NBCUniversal Content Innovation Agency, is examining how niche interests are shaping the future of networks.
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Choose the design and amenities for the next Cotel in downtown NYC.
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The words to all nine of Ghost Stories' songs have been concealed in haunted tales at libraries around the world.
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Handle your essentials while storing up to 48 extra hours of battery life.
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Dodo Magazine's limited edition issue gives you one part now, and one part in 2024.
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Disney Research helps create a more huggable form of fabrication.
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A clever campaign keeps excess calories off your plate and donates them to the needy.
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AT&T to debut in-flight WiFi, Amazon launches wearable tech storefront and Yahoo shows its first online programming.
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The Hackaday Prize will send one lucky hardware hacker beyond the atmosphere.
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Simple spring-loaded handle helps you to avoid excess baggage charges.
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Home decor brand's innovative new campaign allows customers to design an entire apartment live on Pinterest.
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Employees favorite possessions say more than a company bio ever could.
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Sony shows off its foray into AR in these two new videos.
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How PSFK founder spent days removing everyone I knew - so his future web experience would be improved.
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The Morpholio Project's new platform uses an iPhone's camera and flash to chart heart rate.
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The Smart Zabuton emits a signal when someone sits on it.
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Kokopelli Backpackers Hostel created an edible card with a coca leaf.
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The web app helps indecisive viewers figure out what movies or TV shows to watch.
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Prefabricated sustainable holiday home is developed by In-tenta design studio.
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The GK Series by Italian company Thingk have dual functions and connect to the web.
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Model and activist Geena Rocero discusses how to elevate global transgender awareness why she decided to come out on the TED stage.
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Softwheel is making it possible for wheelchairs and bikes to ride over bumps and steps without the rider falling off.
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Clothing that shield wireless communications force you to focus on real life.
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The production encourages audience members to slip in and out of consciousness during the performance.
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Give customers the right experience and they will not only like you, but will seek out the platforms your brand endorses.
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The beverage brand teams up with fashion designers and tech companies to produce their first fashion collection.
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Artist Jim Golden proves that obsolete technology is worthy of our admiration, not just our ridicule.
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The camera maker's first redesign in 60 years gets a helping hand from Audi.
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The Rabbit Proto can print electronic circuitry within plastic.
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Jumpr is a lightweight battery pack that can charge devices and even jump-start a vehicle.
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