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Norimaki Synthesizer Lickable Gadget Taste
Researchers from Meiji University, led by Homei Miyashita, have created the Norimaki Synthesizer. This lickable gadget uses ion electrophoresis in five different gels filled with electrolytes that supply controlled amounts of each of the five basic tastes. When activated, each one can apply an arbitrary taste to the user’s tongue, comparable to the way optical displays produce various shades from three basic colors.

Black Hole Speaker
Photo credit: Arvin Maleki | Ayda Mohseni
Created by designers Arvin Maleki and Ayda Mohseni, the Black Hole speaker has an out of this world design that looks exactly as it sounds. Many know that a real black hole is basically a region of spacetime where gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing, not even particles or even electromagnetic radiation such as light, can escape from it. Fortunately, this device is used purely for entertainment.