Issue#05 : Creating Wonderland | CHAPTERS


Apple leather handbags

It looks like leather, and feels like leather - but it's actually made out of apples! A Swiss company is breaking new ground in the fashion industry with a unique, vegan handbag collection. Made of fruit waste.

FoldiMate - The perfectly organized closet with a laundry-folding robot

This folding machine turns an untidy heap into a neatly folded stack

Resurrecting Salvador Dali

Exceptional artist and eccentric Salvador Dali would have been 115 years old this year. In the virtual world at least, he can now blow out the candles on his birthday cake: The Dali Museum has brought him back to life with Deepfake in the Dali Lives experience.

European Elections: Romanian Granny Goes Viral

“We had no choice back then. But you, you do have a choice and yet you let other people decide for you?” This is a Romanian grandmother’s video message in the run-up to the European elections. Within 24 hours of going live, it already had more than 3 million views on Facebook.

Coffee to go with a green conscience

Freiburg is the first German city to introduce a deposit on reusable coffee cups. The Freiburg Cup not only reduces waste; it also saves coffee lovers the trouble of rinsing out returnable cups.

How a computer game is inspiring girls to code

A revolutionary computer game is teaching kids to code in a playful way. Originally designed to encourage girls to take up programming, with its cool graphics and entertaining story, Erase all Kittens is unisex and timeless.

Bringing van Gogh back to life with the world’s first fully painted feature film

Dozens of films have explored the life of Vincent van Gogh. Now, for the first time, his story is being told entirely through van-Gogh-style oil paintings and the painter’s death is recounted as a thriller: was it suicide or something more sinister?

Milk without the packaging

Small, but oh so practical – sugar milk capsules could be the way forward, reducing rubbish and even our laundry bills.

Paint Thicker than Blood

Graffiti has become a medium for change in Colombia’s capitol. Street artist Mos Ku takes us on a walk through his city.

The magical shoes that transform from high heels into flats in just seconds

Step right up, ladies, into shoe wonderland! A clever German start-up has come up with an answer to a problem that has plagued women since the invention of the high heel.

Self-healing display glass

Thanks to a new polymer compound, broken displays could soon be a thing of the past

My Wonderland

We've asked our authors about their personal wonderland: Here's what they told us.

Sexual violence stinks

A bracelet that emits a repellent smell in an emergency, protecting the wearer from attack.



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