We’ve been folding things since the beginning of time: paper, clothes, crepes, poker hands. But now some really smart people have designed foldable stuff that will knock your socks off. This week we look at a few foldables that may (or may not) make your life a little easier. Happy Labor Day!
MIT’s Tiny Foldable Car Will Retail for $16,000
It may not be the fastest car on the planet, but it’s cute and folds upright into tight parking spots. Jason Schupbach (@JasonSchupbach), are there fewer parking headaches in your future?
Foldable Mini-Hotel Can be Made into Multiple Configurations [PICS]
Who doesn’t need a customizable and moveable private retreat? Thanks for the tweet Taj Reid (@wejetset). We’ll soon be measuring our backyards.
Cardboard Furniture for Your Temporary Needs
Cool thing is you no longer need assembly tools. That and you can decorate any way you like. Bernard Henderson (@BernardHenderso), have you ditched your stash of allen wrenches yet?
Origami Robot: Don’t Bother, I’ll Fold Myself
Shape-shifting robots? We bet your imagination can run with this one. Thanks Discover Magazine (@DiscoverMag) for scaring the daylights out of us. We now have John Connor on speed dial.
Video of the Week
“Anybody remotely interesting is mad, in some way or another.” – Doctor Who. We guess Laurel and Hardy are mad because this is really interesting and fun.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us what foldable creation you’d like to see made a reality. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)