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Hark All Ants: Solar-Powered Backpack Converts Into Picnic Table

Meet the Technopicnic solar-powered backpack made in Spain that converts almost any urban space except  for maybe a highway into a picnic table. Read on for more on this clever and innovative wearable tech design.

Invention Of The Week? Fotokite Phi Is A Drone On A Leash

The evolution of selfies has just been taken to new heights. Fotokite Phi is a safe and easy drone to operate.So what are the chances of you owning one?

Shockproof And Waterproof, The Photive HYDRA Is One Rugged Speaker

If you're an outdoors person, who loves their technology, then you'll dig the Photive HYDRA Speaker. Listen to your music while hiking, camping or rafting and don't worry about the shockproof and waterproof speakers. They'll hold up under extreme conditions.

Oil-Contaminated Soil Finds New Fertility

Oil spills are unfortunately a fact of life in our industrialized world. Until we find a renewable resource that can fulfill our energy demands, the transportation of oil and other petroleum products is a requisite and no method is entirely foolproof. Scientists at Rice University have addressed this problem by developing a new technique that not only rids contaminated soil of oil, but restores its fertility. Salad anyone?

New Social Network Eter9 Leads To Digital Immortality & Singularity?

On the heels of ephemeral social networking apps like Snapchat allowing our messaging to disappear within seconds after posting, comes another on the opposite end of the spectrum. This one proposes online-life-everlasting with digital immortality. The new social network called ‘Eter9’ uses artificial intelligence to scan your posts - learn what makes you tick  . . .

The Forcite Alpine Ski Helmet: First Ski Helmet With Fully Integrated Smart Technology

When you hit the slopes, a helmet is always a good accessory to have for safety reasons alone. If you have the Forcite Alpine Ski Helmet, safety isn't the only feature you'll enjoy. This helmet is the first snow sports helmet with fully integrated smart technology.

The YikeBike Folding Electric Bike Challenges The Traditional Bike Design

The YikeBike looks like a modern, miniature version of the penny-farthing or high wheeler bike (you know, the old school bike with the really big front wheel). But, if you look closer, you'll see some design features that set this bike apart from the crowd of traditional bikes.

Lending a Hand: Teen Creates Cheap Voice-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The world of 3-D printing has made it possible for the economically-challenged to afford the cost of prosthetic limbs. Meet Nilay Mehta, a 17-year-old high school student from California who in his own special way is lending a helping hand to the world of the disabled.

Rage Room: Smash Random Objects, Not Your Husband, Following The Ashley Madison Controversy

It's pretty fun to smash things, and the world is catching onto the trend as businesses designed to help people relieve anger have been sprouting up like wildfire over the past few years. Smart entrepreneurs know that passive aggressiveness just isn't enough of a release for the frustrations of today's society, and they're giving people a fun and cathartic outlet. Today's technological advancements make services like this one more necessary than ever - especially following the Ashley Madison scandal.

The Pele Board Is The Paddleboard Built For Fitness

Paddleboarding is a great way to enjoy the water and have some fun. It isn't, however, an incredibly awesome workout--you'll work your arms, but mostly you're just standing. With the Pele Board, the world's first split paddleboard, you can enjoy the water and get in an awesome workout.

Amazing Mosquito Repellent Bracelet Will Let Your Kids Go Outdoors Safely

Traditional mosquito repellents are dangerous for children. Rather than coating kids in greasy chemical sprays or keeping them indoors throughout the warm weather months, why not try a Mosquito Repellent Bracelet? It works surprisingly well..

World’s First Solar Powered Airport Unveiled In India

Sun, sun, sun, here it comes. Cochin International Airport (CIA) in India is now the first solar-powered airport in the world. So, will more airports around the world adopt this same kind of green technology?

Friends Forever Tampons: Two Girls One String

It's no secret that women have some bizarre bonding rituals but this one takes the cake, or menstruation, rather.  Thanks to Friends Forever Tampons, you and your favorite lady friend can not only be joined at the hip, you can be joined at the vagina, too.

The Speedo Shine Is A Fitness Tracker Designed For Swimmers

The Misfit Shine is already a great activity tracker. Its smooth design allows it to be worn during pretty much any activity or event, and discreetly keeps up with your stats through the use of LED lights on the face. It doubles as a sleek watch, as well. The Shine is no mere step counter, however, and can keep up with you through your active lifestyle and will even monitor your sleeping patterns.

Scubus S: Underwater Communications, Video Recording And HUD In A Diving Mask

Designed to make diving safer and more entertaining, the Scubus S integrates underwater communication, video recording and heads-up display into a diving mask. With the Scubus S you can communicate with your fellow divers while recording the memories.

Want An Easier Way To Peel Garlic? A Garlic Shaker May Be Just The Thing!

We have some a long way from the mainly meat and potatoes diet of the 1950s. We have developed a love affair with garlic and a major frustration with trying to peel the individual cloves. Countless ways to make it easier have been devised, but they all seem to fall short. The newest answer to the peeling problem is the Garlic Shaker.

Black Phosphorus: The New And Improved Graphene

The fatal flaw inherent in graphene electronics has already been heavily discussed – graphene-based transistors lack an OFF state making them ineffective switches despite a myriad of other properties that seem so full of potential. Now scientists report a new two dimensional material that avoids this pitfall while maintaining many of graphene’s remarkable abilities. Black phosphorous is the next big thing in the 2D revolution.

The Dillenger Cheetah Is An Affordable Folding Electric Bike

The Dillenger bicycle company, like quite a few other bicycle companies, offers electric bicycles. Rarer than the electric bicycle is the electric bicycle that can be folded. Dillenger has those as well, and its Cheetah may be the most affordable electric folding bicycle on the market.

Chinese Cloud-Making Machine Makes Clouds AND Money

Two's company, three's a cloud? A Chinese businessman is generating some much larger numbers preceded by dollar signs by renting out an artificial cloud-making machine.

Want To Decorate Mystically? Try A Quija Board

There are times when you just need the right basic pieces for a room to really set the tone for the room's purpose. So when you are in need of decorating that special space where you want to keep your books on mysticism and spirituality, display your crystals, and work on communicating with the dead, then a Ouija Board Rug and Coffee Table may be just the thing for you.