Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs

March 29, 2012 by  
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If you’re sick of your Ikea furniture because everyone in the world has the same thing, don’t kick it to the curb just yet. A few cool companies like Swedish PrettyPegs and  Bemz offer accessories like add-on legs and custom covers that allow you to upgrade those ubiquitous sofas and chairs and make them look more unique. Of course, customization might not be cheap, but then again, it’s cheaper than a new couch! Read the rest of Bemz and Pretty Pegz Overhaul Your Ikea Furniture With Custom Covers & New Legs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , bemz , custom ikea covers , custom ikea legs , green design , green interiors , ikea , ikea hack , ikea hackers , interior design , prettypegs , Swedish design

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Blind Man Test-Drives Google’s Amazing Self-Driving Car

March 29, 2012 by  
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It might be hard to imagine a scenario where the blind could drive safely , where distractions on the road would not be an issue, and even where fuel consumption could be lowered by a computer-operated car which could stop and go more efficiently than a human driver – but Google’s autonomous driving technology could make all of that possible. Google has seven cars (six Priuses and one Audi TT) equipped with radars, lasers and access to a sophisticated database of road information, which have now amassed a combined 200,000 miles of on the road! To celebrate this milestone Google has released a video which introduces us to Steve Mahan, a man with 95% vision loss, as he runs errands in one of their “driverless” cars. Read the rest of Blind Man Test-Drives Google’s Amazing Self-Driving Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artificial intelligence , autonomous car , driverless car , google car , google search , GPS technology , green transportation , greener cars , intuitive computer , marissa mayer , sebastian thurn , self-driving car , steve mahan , toyota prius

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