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Explosion at Philadelphia Power Station Unleashes the Foam

An explosion at a power substation in Philadelphia left 2,700 people without power and set off the station’s fire suppression systems. Then, an impressive quantity of foam spewed out and eventually spilled over into an street below. Read More >>

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A 3D-Printing Soap Suds Pen Takes Bubble Baths to the Next Level

Replacing desktop 3D printers with hand-held 3D-printing pens never quite lived up to the promise of letting users turn sketches into real-life objects. And that’s partly because 3D-printing pens aren’t as forgiving as this 3D Foam Pen that swaps melted plastic for soap suds. Read More >>

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French Town Attacked by Foam, is Foam Town Now 

Penmarch, on the northwestern tip of France, isn’t famous for much but the town is poised to become the world’s number one holiday destination for fish froth enthusiasts. Read More >>

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Yoga Mats Might Soon Be Made From Algae

A company called Bloom has developed a way to turn algae, that green slimy goo that makes it unpleasant to swim in a lake, into eco-friendly foam for use in yoga mats, sandals, or luggage. Read More >>

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Turn These Giant Bundles of Foam Into Comfy Custom Seating

At most you can customise a chair bought at a furniture store with a throw pillow or a blanket. But Keren Shiker’s wonderful Sink In seat actually starts off as a large bundle of foam pieces that have to be slid around before you can comfortably sit. Read More >>

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This Gadget Gave My Beer the Perfect Head

Fizzics is a new gadget that’s precision engineered to perfectly pour your beer. It’s an impressively designed toy. I just tried it, and OK, maybe I’m a little drunk, but it’s pretty neat! Read More >>

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Why it’s a Lot Harder to Spill Beer Than Coffee

I think it's well known that beer is one of mankind's greatest inventions. But aside from the perfect taste, and ability to make in-laws seem magically more tolerable, it turns out that beer also has its very own built-in anti-spill mechanism. Read More >>

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Nerf-Like Foam Headphones Your Kids Won’t Instantly Destroy

There's a reason brands like Nerf and Tonka are popular with parents: it's because they're almost impossible for kids to destroy. So Marblue decided to take a similar approach with its headphones designed for kids, by making the frame out of nearly indestructible foam. And of course, they called them Headfoams. Read More >>

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Everyone Will Love This Foam-Generating Beer Mug

Why should your foam intake be limited to only the first few sips? It shouldn't. Not any more. Jokki Hour is the "sparkling beer mug" that uses a simple button-activated lever to tap the bottom of your mug, thus sending a rush of foamy bubbles soaring to the surface. Read More >>

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Air Force Accidentally Fills Entire Hanger with Foam

Here's why the Air Force is the best: not only do you get to fly awesome drones, every once in a while your superiors say Oh, fine, we'll throw another foam party, and the jets are doused in fire suppressant. Read More >>

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Memory Foam: Everything There Is to Know About NASA’s Butt Protector

1966, the folks at NASA wanted to nestle pilots' tushies. Pilots worked hard, they risked their lives, they deserved a happy backside. Some strategic nestling would also protect the tush in a crash or during sudden vibrations. Read More >>