X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Leaf Thermometer Tells Temperature by Changing Color

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, fall is upon us. The leaves are already changing colors here in Chicago, a constant reminder that winter is coming. These special paper leaves are designed to work as thermometers, providing a vague sense of the weather by changing colors.

leaf_thermometer_1

Inspired by actual leaves, designer Hideyuki Kumagai created these paper leaves which are embedded with a chemical that changes color based on temperature. When the leaf turns brown, it’s cool out, when it’s green, it’s temperate, and when it’s yellow, it’s hot.

leaf_thermometer_2

These leaves come in packs of either 5 larger or 8 small and sell for $22(USD) over at Re!Ex!!Japan!!!. If you happen to live in Japan, I’m sure you can get them for less – or you could just install a weather app on your phone and watch the actual leaves change colors.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Todd McFarlane Looks Back On His Amazing Career

Todd McFarlane Looks Back On His Amazing Career

Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi Magneto 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Revoltech Amazing Yamaguchi Magneto 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Is a 1999 PDA Still Useful?

Is a 1999 PDA Still Useful?

HEXA All-Terrain RC Robot

HEXA All-Terrain RC Robot

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review: Luxury SUV Superhero

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review: Luxury SUV Superhero

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Is a Real Land Shark

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet Is a Real Land Shark