Abandoned pens and other such stationery stand a chance at purposeful usage, thanks to the Pen Printer. The device uses the ink from discarded pens to print on paper. The current tech may not support such an ambitious idea, but it’s worth the exploration, since many of us have bundles of uncapped and discarded pens in our drawers for no apparent reason.
Touchscreen T-Shirts Only a Few Years Away Most people have to keep their smart phones within reach. But what if instead of having your technology an arm’s length away, it was actually on your arm? Imagine clothing with touchscreen capabilities built right into the fabric — a truly "wearable" technology. Under Armour is working on it as we speak, but the technology isn't quite there... yet.