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The Handy Makes Hard Jobs Easier

So busy that you wish you had another hand? The people at Spot Industries have taken this concept quite literally with an articulated robotic human-like hand and forearm assembly appropriately named "Handy".

FireDrake Industries Mobile Monitor is A Firefighter’s Best Friend

Using robots in hazardous situations is something that has saved countless lives and as our technology evolves will no doubt save many more. Knowing this, FireDrake Industries designed a robotic "firefighter" to help keep our loved ones out of danger.

Doctors Warn That Texting May Kill You

Earlier this week, ER doctors issued AWTTW, which is text lingo for “a word to the wise” about the dangers of texting while doing your daily routines.

MySpace To Venture Into The World Of Shared Logins

Instead of using "duck" as a password for every account you have, there's now a new alternative that's being pushed by a group of popular websites.

Tiny Microscope Fits on Your Fingertip

Researchers have developed a "microscopic microscope" - a microscope that's small enough to fit inside a cell phone yet that still delivers top-quality magnifying power.

 

Solar Powered Teepees

If you are still looking for the perfect outdoors place to vacation this summer while keeping connected with the rest of the world, check out these Solar Powered Teepees. These Teepees in Canada's Yukon are luxurious, solar powered and eco-friendly. They are perfect for anyone who loves outdoor living without roughing it.

Innovative Bike Has Parents Riding High

Active parents love convenient outdoor gadgets, and thanks to Zigo, you can stay fit while hanging out with your little ones at the same time.

How To Turn An RC Car Into A Floor Sweeper

Tired of sweeping and mopping the floors? Well instead of getting someone else to do it, you can now force your RC car to do your chore.

5 Keyboards That Have Been Beaten With the Ugly Stick

I've used a number of keyboards in my lifetime, and they all seem to have their ups and downs. And when it comes to technology, I usually believe that functionality should precede aesthetic appeal, but I've since changed my mind after laying my eyes on these eyesores.


Bicycle Adds A Futuristic Look To Commuting

Can't find somewhere to park your bike at work? No worries, the "One" is here to help your bike issues when your workplace won't.

The Washing Machine That Uses Hardly Any Water

Companies are constantly trying to outdo each other in the world of laundry, but one new invention just might eliminate the competition.


The Candom: Better Safe Than…Warm?

Have you been on the look-out for a cool can insulator that will keep your beverage cool and be a great ice-breaker as well? Well look no further. The Candom, one “cool” cooler, is here.

Ten Even More Weird and Bizarre Japanese Soft Drinks

Japan has the market cornered on weird & bizarre drinks – new, ever weirder concoctions land on store shelves daily. Some have strange names, others have odd ingredients, and a few are just so bizarre one has to wonder what their creators were, um, drinking when they came up with the concept. Following up on last year's list, here are Ten Even More Weird and Bizarre Japanese Soft Drinks!

Bone Density May Help Determine Risk of Breast Cancer

A woman’s bone mineral density may be helpful in determining the risk of breast cancer, a new study finds.

Shirt Lets You Blow Away The Heat And Your Co-workers

Sitting in a stuffy office with sweaty armpits is no fun, but there’s really nothing you can in the summer, right? Wrong; there’s actually a new innovation from Japan that’s bound to make your daily environment cooler.

Wonderfully Wacky Toy Art

What can you do with those old used up toys that your children used to play with, but are now collecting dust in the corner of your attic? Artist Robert Bradford makes good use of them and creates sculptures out of these toys.

Dinosaur Eel Inspires Bullet-Proof Armor

MIT researchers are investigating how a primitive fish uses its scaly exoskeleton to protect itself from the sharp teeth of its predators. The scientists' goal is to develop a better kind of armor for soldiers to similarly protect them from bullets, shrapnel, and bombs.

Beach Resident Casts New Fishing Invention

Since sticking to basic fishing techniques can be quite boring, one inventor decided to reel in a few ideas to make the hobby more enjoyable.

Philips Eco TV Brings Smiles to Environmentalists

A TV that is bringing smiles to both environmentalists and avid boob tube watchers alike is the Philips Eco TV model 42PFL5603D. This TV is both elegant, powerful and lives up to its title of being eco friendly.

Soy Foods and Lower Sperm Concentration: Is There a Link?

Is there a connection between a high intake of soy foods and fertility? A recent study claims there very well may be. Read on for the details.