Chinese Architect Designs Wearable Shield To Protect Against Coronavirus Outbreaks

Chinese architect Sun Dayong has created a conceptual design for a shield that would protect a wearer during a coronavirus outbreak by using UV light to sterilise itself. Continue reading »

Shanghai Studio Creates Posters To Help Fight Against Coronavirus, Inspired By Vintage Chinese Public Health Notices

Shanghai brand design studio JWDK has launched a series of illustrated posters to help in the fight against coronavirus in China, inspired by vintage Chinese public health notices from the 1950s. Continue reading »

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

Australian designed, botanically infused, designer masks. Ergonomic, highly breathable, and reusable. Blocks over 97% of PM2.5.

AusAir was created by two brothers Elias Honor and Isaac Honor, and their lifelong friend Jack Graham. When travelling overseas, they experienced unhealthy air pollution first hand. To protect themselves, they looked for a stylish, breathable and functional mask but couldn’t find any. Continue reading »

How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus: Visual Guide Wth A Style & Twist

“How-To Survive A Deadly Global Virus” is a project by Max Siedentopf, a Namibian-German visual artist, and inspired by masks found on social media during the Corona Virus outbreak where people shared photos of alternative solutions to the conventional air mask. Continue reading »

Baroque Model Portraits Wearing A Helmet: Superb Paintings By Lúcio Carvalho

Lúcio Carvalho works is inspired by scenography as well as Baroque, Rococo and Renaissance era. Emotion, memory and imaginary archives – fragment from the past, projection of the future – are building the work that needs to be protected because of its fragility, to stay preserve for the future to exist with a certain freedom. Continue reading »

Former Audi Designer Develops Star Wars Inspired Bike Lights To Increase Safety In Traffic

The result can be spectacular when lightsabers and minimalism collide. Former car designer, Octavian Richea, decided to take a radical approach on the classical bike light design. The LUMMA Lights concept challenges the single light method used by bikes today. Continue reading »

Knowledge Can Save Lives: New Harm Reduction Campaign Launched In Norway

The aim of Rusopplysningen, a non-profit Norwegian organization, is to deliver accurate and science-based information about drugs without moralizing. By informing about the effects, risks and providing safety guidelines, we hope to minimise the harms of drug use. The original campaign is in Norwegian, but here are the English translation. Continue reading »

Baby Car Seats From the Mid-20th Century Moms Wouldn’t Buy Today

Car seats today are standardized and must follow strict safety regulations. However, it wasn’t that long ago that rules didn’t exist. The Bunny Bear Company made child seats in 1933, however the devices were mainly intended to stop kids from moving around the car. Continue reading »

Anti-Surveillance Fashion Designed To Trigger And Inject Junk Data In To Automated License Plate Readers

The fabric on this garment is designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers, adding unhelpful data to the systems used to surveil our communities. Look fabulous in an all-over printed, body-hugging crop top. Continue reading »

Epic Stair Design Fails That May Result In Some Serious Injuries

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As far as designs go, stairs are ones that you want to get right. Any flaw in the execution could lead to an embarrassing trip or, even worse, a serious fall. Continue reading »

Amazon Is Selling Chicken Harnesses That Help Your Chicken Cross The Road Safely

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get this chicken harness from Amazon, duh. Turns out a company called Yesito is selling colorful chicken harnesses that will help solve all your chicken walking needs – and you can choose a color that matches your chicken the best! Continue reading »

12 Year Old Girl Invents An Adorable Teddy Bear That Hides IV Bags Making Infusions Less Scary To Children

Ella Casano, a 12 year old girl who has been receiving intravenous (IV) infusions for ITP since the age of seven, came up with the really brilliant idea that would make the experience less scary for other kids, the Medi Teddy. This clever invention is an adorable teddy bear that offers a friendly face to a child while hiding an IV bag in a mesh pouch in the bear’s back. Ella based the Medi Teddy on her own experience. Continue reading »

Misbehaving Goats That Were Forced To Wear Pool Noodles & Tennis Balls For Everyone’s Safety


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Goats are great! Generally calm and fun-loving companions, if you have a little space for them to roam and plenty of grass to munch on they can make a perfect addition to the family. Sometimes though, their playful and competitive nature can get a little over the top, and those pointy horns can do some damage to fellow goats and humans alike. Continue reading »

Asian Supermarkets Go Back To Using Leaves Instead Of Plastic

It should be one of the main goals in today’s society to reduce plastic consumption and to educate people on the environmental and global changes and problems that we are currently facing. Even though many of us believe that recycling will solve the problem, and continue using plastic, it is actually the complete opposite. Continue reading »

Theme Park Covers Topless Mermaid Statues With Bronze Tops In Effort To Become ‘Family Friendly’


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A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given the family values treatment at an Indonesian amusement park where officials slipped golden tube tops over their chests. While the nude statues have been on display for years at Jakarta’s Ancol Dreamland, a recent policy aimed at respecting “Eastern values” has seen the mermaids get an official cover-up. Continue reading »