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No More Pin Pricks: Temporary Stick-On Tattoo Monitors Blood Glucose Levels

If you are a diabetic, then you know all about pricking your fingers throughout the day in order to monitor your blood sugar. For nearly 390 million diabetics around the world, using needles to draw blood is downright annoying and invasive. Diabetics, doctors, and researchers alike have long been seeking alternative methods to monitoring glucose levels that are less painful than pricking.

Want A New Piano? Why Not Get A Space-Age One?

Pianos . . . the final frontier . . . Okay, maybe not. But this piano is the newest and most major change since the instrument was first invented over 300 years ago. It is the Boganyi Piano or as some are calling it "the bat piano" since it looks like Batman would play it in the Bat Cave. Almost every one of the nearly 18,000 components has been rethought and redesigned for a "sound beyond time."

Is It A Bike? Is It A Boat? Nope, It's The X1 Water Bike

It's not a bike, and it's not a boat...well, not exactly. It's a cross between a bike and a boat, but it's not a paddle boat either. It's the X1 Water Bike, and it will make your next trip to the lake a lot more fun, and you can get in a great workout as well.

Salamander Amphibious Concept Motorized Trike Treks Over Land & Sea

The innovative Salamander Concept trike from Philippines-based H2O Technologies was designed for regions subject to frequent flooding... the Philippines, for example. Two three-wheeled prototypes powered by gasoline and electricity respectively demonstrate the company's technology while retail sales could begin as early as 2016.

Make Bread With One Dish? Easy With All In One Lékué Bread Maker

Baking your own bread is an attractive proposition when you consider freshness, taste, the lack of additives, and reduced salt content. It is not so attractive when you consider the time and the mess involved.  The Lékué Bread Maker is a simple-looking bowl that makes baking your own bread a whole lot easier and a lot less messy. And it does it all without using extra electricity and extra moving parts.

Hang Out In The Mosquito Free Hammock Bliss And Don't Worry About Bugs

Hammocks are perfect for relaxing. Perfect for napping. Perfect for lounging with a good book. Perfect for enjoying a nice spring day. However, they're not perfect for keeping bugs out of your face...unless you have the Mosquito Free Hammock Bliss.

Rat Pro X Gaming Mouse Boasts Swappable Sensors

Coming five years after the original R.A.T., a computer mouse whose size can be adjusted to match one's hand, Mad Catz' Rat Pro X is the same thing, but even more modular. You can swap sensors and change the wheel tread, among a bunch of other things, and it still has the looks of something designed by aliens.

The Night Riderz Lighted Zipline Is A Backyard Sensation

If you have adventurous kids, or if you're a kid at heart, I bet your backyard is full of fun toys and hideouts. Maybe you're looking for something fun and new. The Night Riderz Lighted Zipline would make a great addition to an adventurous family's backyard.

South Korea’s Wearable Foldable Battery: Watt Was That?

Batteries that can assume any shape or form sound like sc-fi creations and yet a Busan-based company has unveiled one at the Wearable Expo in Tokyo. Read on for more about this incredible innovation in wearable tech.

Fuhu Prepares Massive Android Tablets For Kids, Adults

10” touchscreen not enough for you? How about a 65” one? Indeed, Fuhu is adding four new whiteboard-sized models to its Nabi Big Tab lineup of oversized slates. The devices contain the latest core-logic from Nvidia and aim to be the perfect media hubs for your digital home.

Alive Lure's Wings Buzz And Vibrate

Most fishermen would agree that live bait is best for catching any species of fish. In fact, most fake bait tries to mimic live bait in some way. The Alive Lure is no exception. However, this electronic, vibrating and buzzing lure is the first of its kind.

Want To Cook Something New? How About Using A Condom?

No, this isn't the beginning of some lame dirty joke. The condom cookbook is a real thing -- in Japan. The book is titled "Condom Meals I Want To Make For You." I hope that the title is catchier in Japanese. In English it just kind of lays there on the page. The ebook is filled with 11 supposedly delicious recipes that involve the use of a condom in the preparation. Fortunately it does not actually require the eating of the condom.

The Haul-A-Day Bike Allows You To Carry Heavy And Precious Loads

Bikes are great for commuting in urban areas, but even with utility bikes that have more cargo space than most bikes, transporting things like groceries, supplies or kids is a hassle. Usually cars are better for this, unless you have a bike like the Haul-A-Day.

The App For Breast Cancer Survivors Who Want Ink

1 in 8 women struggle with breast cancer, and 50% of survivors are left with unwanted scars. The designers of a new app want women to feel strong and beautiful after their fight against cancer rather than disgusted by what cancer left behind. The P. INK insperational app can help cancer survivors cover their scars with lovely tattoos. Rather than feel ashamed of scars, women can create beauty from their trauma.

GottaTinkle Female Urination Device, A Girl's Gotta Go

The GottaTinkle Female Urination Device is your solution to dirty bathrooms, porta potties or no potty at all. It gives women and girls the ability to pee anytime, anywhere, and like a lady.

Want To Stay Safe During Poker Games? Use Bullet Proof Cards

With all of the computer card games and online gaming websites, it is amazing that the plain old standard deck of playing cards still exists. But there are things that playing cards in person can't be done on the computer -- like bluffing and reading tells. So how do you update cards for life in the modern world? Make them bullet-proof of course.

Hot Flash or Cold Chill?: High-Tech Jackets Adjust To Temperatures

Are you always cold when everyone around you is hot and vice versa? Personalized temperature control is now in the hands of the wearer of this amazing high-tech jacket. Read on to learn more.

Invisible Girlfriend: Helping You Fake Your Digital Relationships

Pretending to have a significant other is an activity that we, as a civilization, have been participating in for years for a whole variety of reasons. Beyond businesses that fall under the "escort" umbrella, this isn't the first time we've seen a business that aims to capitalize in the industry of romantic deception. 

It Takes 19 Tons Of Candy To Make One Sweet Street Mosaic!

When a team of artists in Chengdu, China laid down a most tasteful mosaic in front of an upscale shopping mall, they eschewed the use of tinted tiles in favor of colorful candy... a jaw-breaking 19 tons of sweets in total!

The Seabreacher Is Quite Possibly The Most Exciting Water Vessel You'll Ever See

How would you like to ride in a water vessel that looks like a shark or killer whale? What if that vessel could cruise on the water and also beneath it? Throw in the ability to jump out of the water and do some stunts and you have the Seabreacher--quite possibly the most exciting water vessel you'll ever see.