Psychopathic killers, stalker clowns, paranormal poltergeists - it's the season for them. We invite them into our lives by showcasing them on our televisions, retelling spooky tales by flashlight, and even paying to have them scare the pants off us. We've seen many businesses try their hand at the scare industry, but this Halloween we're featuring one that takes it to a level that only those with a criminal record have gone before. Seriously.
Who says environmental degradation can't drive technological innovation? A research team from Chongqing, China has introduced a battery-powered wearable air purifier that can filter up to 99.9 percent of dangerous PM 2.5 fine particulates from the surrounding air.
by Steve Levenstein
The Bloom Foldable Helmet from Toyo Safety, Japan's leading supplier of industrial safety and health equipment, is designed to protect the wearer in an emergency while saving valuable storage space when not needed.
by Samantha Pankey
Whether you live an active lifestyle, are planning a hiking or camping trip or just like to have handy and delicious snacks, you know the convenience of snack bars. You may buy them for protein, convenience or because some taste like a cookie. Yello Sunshine is a new granola bar that is made of the simplest ingredients, is gluten-free and tastes great.
by Laurie Kay Olson
The hills in Tibet are alive with prayer flags. They bless the surrounding area and all those who live and travel among said hills. You can decorate the exterior (or interior) of your home with a similar design with these incredible Chakra Flag Chimes. They hold the visual echoes of the Buddhist prayer flags and also have bells that chime charmingly in the breeze.
by Samantha Pankey
More and more we are leading sedentary lifestyles. Technology is making it easier to accomplish tasks with minimal physical effort, and we are seeing our bodies develop bad posture, pack on the pounds and become more prone to injury and illness. Enter TrekDesk. Give your sedentary schedule a energetic boost with this treadmill desk.
A new throwable ball that sends panoramic images to let soldiers and first responders know what they are in for during a crisis situation will soon be widely utilized by the military, fire fighters and police forces around the world.
by Lady Bee
It's been a long, hot summer but there are restless leaves blowing from cool breezes and, indeed, snow has already fallen in varioius parts of the northern hemisphere. Our dogs are shivering in the cold even as they can't hide the delight in their eyes that cold has finally arrived. A warm shelter is a perfect way for your pet to enjoy the winter weather. Here are 5 of the top-rated insulated dog houses for your buddy, which promise to keep your dogs warm in winter and cooler in the summer. For extra heat I've also listed a super dog-house heater for use when it's super cold outside.
by M Dee Dubroff
Out of the mouths of babes may be a common saying, but out of the minds of children is a horse of another color. Read all about a brilliant Indian 12th grade student named Rajesh Adhikari, who has invented a pair of shoes that charge mobile devices as the wearer walks. Meet also two high school students who have followed with their own invention in the wave of Rajesh's creativity.
Has the Dark Knight fallen on hard times? Did Bruce Wayne raise the rent on the Batcave, forcing his alter-ego to rent a roll-up garage in Philly? Times may be tough in Gotham City but a crimefighter's still gotta get to the scene of the crime, amiright? Tune in next, er, right now for ten low-budget Batmobiles that won't require Robin a bank.
by Laurie Kay Olson
They say that some of us grow and change gradually while others go in stops and starts with bigger moments directing the change. The latter has certainly been true for Veronika Scott a young woman in Detroit. She also has shown a great talent for "making lemonade" in her life. Now she is helping others make lemonade out of their lives with The Empowerment Plan.