With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you.

This week we saw everything from a swirling tornado water faucet to drifting Hot Wheels and…a biodegradable drone (??!!)

Ready? Let’s go!

This week we look at:

DESIGN

AXOR starck V faucet

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“Products from Axor Starck X conform to a simple, clear design principle: geometric, purist forms add a new dimension of clarity and exclusivity to the element of water.”

Hot Wheels Drift Circuit Track

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“Make your Hot Wheels drift with the drift pad.”

APPS

Poacht

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“Poacht is your personal pocket recruiter. Just set your preferences and leave it! No need to swipe or apply — at all! Poacht works behind the scenes to feature you to top employers, who are looking for your exact skills, experience and education. “

Drawnimal

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“Our goal with Drawnimal was to expand your device by using simple tools like pen and paper.
Drawnimal motivates the children to draw around the device and encourages them to think outside of the box. The app helps them to leave the digital screen with a simple physical interaction. It shows the children how to draw the main features of animals.”

DIY

Biodegradable Drone

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“Our team modeled, prototyped, and collaborated with Ecovative Design to grow a mycelium-based chassis for our biological drone. Below you’ll find process photos, part designs, and links to open source model files for downloading and additively manufacturing your own biological or bio-inspired unmanned aerial vehicle.”

Radio-Controlled Millenium Falcon

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“Watch her fly, fastest in the galaxy.”

ROCK AWESOMENESS

Tommorowland Trailer

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“Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank, jaded by disillusionment, and Casey, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” “

Best Super Bowl Ads of 2015 Mash-Up

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“Top 10 complete full funniest Super Bowl commercials of 2015!”

And there you have it!

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