Scientists develop self-lubricating, smart condoms

An innovation which will make a lot of people happyier.

Banksy stencil sells for $1.3 million — then immediately self-destructs

The painting doubled in value, since this is Banksy world and normal rules don’t seem to apply.

This robot passes through pipes to see where they’re leaking

The small robot that could.

US Marines will save $70,000 by 3D-printing F-35 part

3D printing is making quite the splash in the military.

Kalashnikov presents retro-futuristic electric car

It’s interesting, but how many rounds per minute does it fire?

Korean supermarket wins at selling bananas

I need this in my life.

The Antonine Wall was adorned with brightly-colored, grisly propaganda to keep Scottish tribes at bay

The best fight is one you can paint your way out of.

Sweden opens world’s first electrified road, to charge e-vehicles on the run

It’s a socket! It’s a road! It’s… both?

Braille Neue can be read just as easily with your eyes as with your fingertips

Writing that everyone can read.

Tokyo announces plan to build 350-meter skyscraper made from wood

A breathtaking, wood-based skyscraper.

Scientists outfit praying mantises with tiny 3D glasses, find new type of stereo vision

Turns out the praying mantis sees in 3D quite differently from us — and this could be exploited by new drones.

Walk right in: Berlin’s transit authority and Adidas create unique, wearable shoe-passes

Only 500 pairs will be made.

World’s smallest fidget spinner is no bigger than a human hair

3-D printing just got a lot sexier.

MIT researchers design forest domes for Mars colonists

If we’re going on Mars, we’re going in style.

Tesla’s new Semi is an electrical monster, but can it really deliver?

This could be a game changer.

NASA wants Curiosity Rover to resume drilling on Mars

It took a bit of creative tinkering, but significant progress has been reported.

Dutch design student creates wonderful packaging alternative to help save the environment

Simple, elegant, efficient. Awesome!

Designer Oscar Lhermitte brings the moon to your fingertips

You can’t get any more lunar than this without leaving the planet.

Birmingham design student crafts cool, fully recyclable furniture — from cow dung

You could say she… manurefactures them.

Don’t like to wake up to your alarm clock? Try this gentle birdsong app from Carnegie Museum

Sweeten those nasty mornings with a charming wake-up call.