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Foam Block Turns Into A Chair When You Sit On It

Yu-Ying Wu, a graduate student in industrial design at a Taiwanese university, created a foam block that turns into a chair when compressed. The holes in the block aren’t random — they’re carefully shaped and selected to fold into a specific pattern when the user sits on the chair: Wu added that her other inspiration for [...]