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On Tsu, The ‘Tspin Challenge’ Spins Dollars For Charities

Who doesn’t remember the Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014 and the frenzy that ensued throughout the United States? It started as a grass roots effort to raise awareness and donations for the disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as the Lou Gehrig disease. Promoted widely on Twitter and Facebook, the virality of the challenge soon caught the attention of newscasters, celebrities, politicians and even motivating folks like former Presidents, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton to get involved.

Bark & Spark: Chinese Carpenter Crafts Wooden Electric Car

A carpenter from Shenyang, China named Liu Fulong wasn't fooling around when he built his first wooden electric car. Now he's back with an improved version of his innovative and environmentally-friendly vehicle that just might be the best wooden electric car on his – or any – block.

BMW's Luxurious & Advanced 9-Series Might Be A Maybach Fighter in 2017

BMW may own Rolls-Royce but that hasn't stopped the German automaker from mulling a BMW-branded response to Daimler's revived Maybach marque. Sporting “suicide doors” like its luxurious Rolls-Royce cousins, the proposed 9-Series is a bigger, better and more technologically advanced Bimmer on multiple levels.

Banned By The USGA, The Hook And Slice Golf Balls Significantly Improve Your Drive

A slice is the most common "oops" shot of amateur golfers. A hook shot will also land you deep in the rough or a hazard. With the Hook and Slice Golf Balls from Polara, you can improve your chances of driving the straight using a tried and true method...cheating.

Snowtime Anytime Lets You Have A Snowball Fight Anytime, Anywhere

Maybe you live somewhere that doesn’t get snow. Or maybe you do and you want to have a snowball fight in the middle of summer. Short of Elsa making you your very own snow cloud, you’re out of luck. Unless you have a bucket of Snowtime Anytime. You can have tons of snowy fun anytime and anywhere with Snowtime.

MSI Flaunts 18” Gaming Laptop With Mechanical Keyboard

Conjuring up images of early PC luggables from the 80s and 90s, MSI has gone against progress (sort of) and stuck a full-fledged 'board with mechanical key switches in its Titan GT80 gaming laptop.

Nitro Rail Is The World's First Dragster Bike

In the market for a novelty bike? Want to get noticed as you cruise down the boardwalk? The Nitro Rail may just be the bike for you. The equivalent of a "pimped out" car, the Nitro Rail is the world's first dragster-style street bike.

The Spider Dress: One Good Wearable Tech Bite Deserves Another

Spider Man should move over, for a formidable adversary has found its way into pop cultural consciousness and the fashion marketplace. Read more about Anouk Wipprecht's Spider Dress and its built in sensors and mechanical limbs that attack when the wearer's perosnal space is invaded.

The Compact Core Exerciser Mimics Horseback Riding And Strengthens Your Core

Riding a horse requires leg and core strength, and the more you ride, the more your legs and core get stronger. The Compact Core Exerciser mimics the movements involved in riding a horse, and so it strengthens your legs and core.

The Superfluous Culture: Canadian Fashion Supporting Local Economy

Where do your clothes come from and why should you care?  Read on to learn more about one Canadian designer's influence and attitude about local manufacturing.

Is Skydiving On Your Bucket List? You May Want To Try Indoor Skydiving

If skydiving is on your bucket list or if it's something you'd like to try, but your risk aversion is too great to overcome, you may want to try indoor skydiving. iFly is an indoor skydiving facility, and they have locations all over the country.

Quadrofoil: The First All Electric Hydrofoiling Personal Watercraft

Do you know what hydrofoiling is? Maybe. It's a term used to describe a boats hull being lifted out of the water after it has gained a significant amount of speed. This is what the Quadrofoil does, and Quadrofoil is the first hydrofoiling watercraft that you can buy for yourself.

Chinese 3D Printer Uses Lasers To Manufacture Metal Items In Space

An innovative 3D printer developed by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology is designed to meet the needs of astronauts. Powered by lasers and able to fabricate tools and parts from various types of metal, the compact but powerful 3D printer could someday help orbiting space stations and off-Earth colonies become materially self-sufficient.

Fridet Cleans Toddler Butts Like Nobody's Business

Fear not ragged parents of dirty bum tots everywhere! The Fridet is here to save the day! Filling the previously untapped market of baby and toddler bidets, the Fridet is poised to make a splash in the arena of toddler butt cleanliness.

QALO Silicone Wedding Rings Keep Fingers, Marriages Safe

Car lovers who do their own maintenance and repairs often ignore a safety hazard that's very close at hand: metal wedding rings that can get caught in machinery and/or conduct high voltage electrical charges from car and truck batteries. QALO silicone wedding rings let you keep precious jewelry safely stored while removing one danger of working on or near electrical equipment.

5 Products That Will Make Your Next Bike Ride A Little Easier

Whether you're an avid cyclist or a novice, who just likes to take their cruiser out for a leisurely spin, there is probably something about cycling that you think could be better--more comfortable seats, a place to carry your cell phone, etc. Well, check out these 5 products that are sure to make your next bike ride a little easier.

Beagle Street Insurance: Using Art To Make Policies Fun

There's one big challenge when it comes to the creation of innovative businesses - there's only so much room to manipulate the business structure of more common concepts. These necessary businesses offer key services that we rely upon to go about our lives, and while they may be a dime a dozen to meet the demand, there is room for a little creativity.

Danboard Wallets Are Ultra-Thin, Extra-Cute

Danboard leather wallets ape the look of Japan's endearingly cute cardboard robot while providing users with two slim & stylish ways to store money, credit cards and their personal ID.

The 2016 Chevrolet Crossvolt EV/CUV Could Be Unveiled At The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Pay attention to that car behind the curtain, it just might be a compact crossover version of the 2016 Chevy Volt. The on again, off again EV/CUV appears to be on again since GM filed for a trademark on the name “Crossvolt”, and some type of vehicle bearing that name might just make its debut in Detroit this January.

The SOLID: Utility Bike Inspired By Portland, OR

Yet another competitor in The Bike Design Project, the SOLID, is a utility bike inspired by the city of Portland. Its sleek, elegant design coupled with its many features make it a "solid" mode of transportation for the urban commuter.