This one ingenious magnetic cable will charge all of your mobile devices

Charging cables are a nuisance: they are often flimsy made and they tend to be not as durable as one would like. A new Kickstarter project wants to make a cable that is extremely durable and also one that you can use with all your devices.
The Anchor Cable still has a few days to live on Kickstarter before its creators start producing the durable cables, and you can still back the project and get one for a cheaper price.
The signature feature of the Anchor Cable is its magnetic end: you can simply attach a USB-C tip, …

This is the world's thinnest phone charger and it's also ingenious

There is a ton of innovation in the smartphone space, but when it comes to the equipment that you rely on to charge up your phone every day… well, not so much. We have had quick charge and other hugely important technical innovations, but the look of the smartphone charger remains pretty unoriginal and stale throughout the years.
Here is a company that brings change: Kado, an accessory maker that has designed and made the world’s thinnest phone charger.
It measures at just 0.2 inches (5mm) of thickness, achieving …

Ingenious British woman is slowing down speeding drivers with a hairdryer


An ingenious British woman has captured the attention of millions of people for her brilliantly creative method of slowing down speeding traffic.

64-year-old Jean Brooks from Nottingham, UK, stands in her front garden every day using a hairdryer as a fake speed gun, pointing it at cars as they drive by. And, it seems to be working.

Brooks told the BBC that groups of bikers regularly speed down her road. And she’s having absolutely none of it. “It had to stop,” says Brooks.

“I have never seen so many people’s brake lights go on, and all it is is a hairdryer,” Brooks continues.

A BBC video of Brooks in action — filmed after she rang into a local radio show —  has gained almost 25 million views on Facebook. Read more…

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