iPhone case’s retractable earphones banish tangled wires forever

retractable earphones
A quick glance at this brilliant design concept by Yuljae Lee will make you wonder why this iPhone case hasn’t already been invented. The Integrated Case Earphone (ICE) solves that pesky problem of tangled earphone cables, retracting them into a colorful case. Continue reading

Blizzident 3D-printed toothbrush gets the job done in 6 seconds

Blizzident

Consider the simple toothbrush, one of the most prosaic of devices and a fixture of almost every bathroom. However, it turns out we’ve been doing it wrong all these years — now there’s the 3D-printed Blizzodent, custom-fitted to your teeth and able to get the job done in a mere six seconds.

First you have a mold made of your teeth, and then a 3D printer gins up this odd-looking bundle of soft plastic, bristling with what its makers call “a dense field of tailored bristles” that also includes a tongue scraper and even deftly-positioned flossing strings as an option. Continue reading