By Scott Mowbray
Posted 02.01.2005 at 7:00 pm 0 Comments
The iPod is so compact that it sits in your shirt pocket just fine, but that exacerbates the problem of too-long earbud cords, which
dangle, tangle, and annoy. The Smartwrap from design house Sumajin helps by allowing you to wrap excess cord around a colorful notched bit of plastic that hangs in plain sight, attracting envious stares from iPodsters who lack this ingenious accessory. Voil: cords exactly as long as you need them.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.