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Imagine a material that’s about the consistency of plasticene, but it’ll stick to most anything, and overnight it cures into a solid, rubber-like substance that’ll withstand temperatures from -60 to 180 degrees C. That’s Sugru — which gets its name from the Irish word for “play” — and it’s the invention of a product designer who wanted a way to quickly modify existing objects to better serve her needs. It’s also the darling of the square-glasses crowd right now, featured prominently in Boing Boing, Make, and so on. But replace the pop-talk term “hack” with “modify” and you’ve still got what looks like a pretty valuable material in your arsenal.

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