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12:25PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 | A device known as the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic can turn two-dimensional images into three-dimensional objects made of plastic.
12:50AM | Wednesday, 14 December 2011 | Melburnian Matt Hurst has written a book about cycling around the city, entitled The Casual Cyclist’s Guide, which celebrates the joys of riding a bike when you’re not clad in Lycra.
12:02PM | Monday, 12 December 2011 | A band of surf photographers have carved a niche along Sydney’s shores, taking early morning surf shots and emailing them to large numbers of subscribers.
12:02PM | Friday, 9 December 2011 | New Australian website Open Shed allows people to rent out or hire goods from people registered to the service.
12:54AM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 | For consumers seeking a green living space, there’s a grass rug that brings lawn into your living room and a couch grows three kilograms of potatoes a season.
12:20PM | Wednesday, 7 December 2011 | Upmarket food trucks serving gourmet street grub are the new way to eat out in Melbourne’s inner city, following trends in New York and Los Angeles.
12:34PM | Tuesday, 6 December 2011 | A new generation of contact lenses could take video gaming to a whole new level, thanks to a team at the University of Washington.
12:35PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 | One of the founders of Hotmail has launched a free text messaging service, promising it will be as revolutionary as his previous venture.
12:25PM | Friday, 2 December 2011 | An Italian luxury funeral accessories company has devised an alarm system for coffins and urns, designed to alert police to would-be grave-robbers.
12:46PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 | A children’s seat made from completely biodegradable material, which literally sprouts and grows at the end of its life, is now a reality.