The luminous blue cycling strip, which can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland, was created by TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o. It’s made from a synthetic material that can give out light for up to ten hours at a time once charged by the sun throughout the day. Although the concept was inspired by Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bike lane in the Netherlands, the technology is quite different as the Dutch version uses LEDs whereas this one is entirely dependent upon solar power.

(h/t: inhabitat)


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1. The alarm clock mat: you have to get up in order to turn it off

2. A spray-cleaner for fruit

3. A video-recording contact lens

4. The ironing board which doubles as a mirror

5. The solar-powered chaise longue

6. A bed which lets you snuggle

7. The nail varnish holder

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8. The cucumber spiral slicer

9. The bedside table with a food tray

10. A net for drying your shoes

11. The exercise chair

12. A very comfortable paint roller

13. A ’jelly cloth’ for cleaning hard-to-reach places

14. Batteries which can be charged in a USB port

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15. The heatable knife which can cut through cold butter

16. The scooter which turns into a suitcase

17. The cyclist’s backpack which has a built-in safety display

18. A portable, solar-powered plug socket

19. A brilliant idea for small apartments

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