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Want To Tell Your Fortune With This Magical Bacon?

Among those of us who haven't given up meat many of us consider bacon the food of the gods. Perhaps that is why there is such a thing as Fortune-Telling Bacon. This product comes from Radiant Farms in Ireland where the Sisters also raise unicorns and dragons for canning. This particular kind of bacon is made from flying pigs and is completely inedible.

Get In A Quick And Fun Workout With Quick Sweat Exercise Dice

Working out can be a daunting task to some people. Even for those, like myself, who love the gym sometimes it's just not fun. That's why I love looking for ways to spice up my routine and make it fun. Turning working out into a game can certainly make it fun, and that's exactly what the Quick Sweat Exercise Dice do.

3D Printed Syringe Pump Cuts Cost Of Science

Syringe pumps are used to administer small amounts of fluid (with or without medication) to a patient, or they are used for chemical and biomedical research in laboratories. They normally cost hundreds or thousands of dollars, but now, scientists at MTU have made the design for a syringe pump open source, so it can be printed out on a 3D printer for just $50. Lower cost means that labs can run more experiments in parallel without worrying about the cost of equipment. 

Want Endless Bubble Wrap Popping At Your Finger Tips?

There is just something about bubble wrap that makes you love it or hate it -- well, when it comes to popping anyway. There are those of us who just adore popping those little bubbles (guilty!) and those who just hate it when we go popping away (my brother). The main problem is that there are only so many bubbles. Well, now you can pop away as a way to de-stress with an Electronic Bubble Wrap Keychain.

Baseball Cap With Custom LED Screen Is Instantly Changeable

If you're a sports fan, you probably have tens, maybe hundreds of baseball caps with your favorite teams' logos on them. You may have spent a small fortune on those caps, just so you can display that logo. Why keep spending money on those caps and all those logos when you can buy one baseball cap with many logos--Live Lids.

Want To Turn Any Container Into A Cute Piggy Bank?

This little piggy isn't going to market, but he might be rooting around for something to eat. He's always got his snout into something -- well, theoretically. This little piggy really has no snout. The Greedy Pig Piggy Bank is all about the end, the backside, the round little rump, the keister, the tuchas -- and saving money.

Mango Health App Makes Taking Your Medication More Fun

Mango Health just updated their app for medication adherence for iOS8, and it's worth taking a look. Set reminders to ensure you take your medication, see the side effects of your medication, and potentially dangerous interactions between the medications you are taking, including your supplements. Win points for rewards and get notifications when you are running low.

Chinese Public Bus Provides Private Maternity Seat For Breastfeeding Mothers

Bus transportation for new mothers just got easier in Jinhua, China. The city's public transportation authority has unveiled an innovative pilot project that offers lactating ladies a private, curtained space within which to breastfeed their children.

New & Improved Toyota Vitz Runs Like A Rollerskate, Fits Like A Shoe

The new Toyota Vitz, now in its third generation, enjoys engine upgrades providing higher thermal efficiency while improving fuel economy. Since the Vitz now runs better, the obvious promotional tack was to take it on tour with a gigantic four-wheeled “Yellow SneaCar”.

Robotic Room Service: Coming Very Soon To A Hotel Near You

It might not be long before you can get room service without having to interact with a single human being. California startup Savioke has designed a robot they've coined Botlr. It's pretty much exactly what it sounds like - an autonomous, robotic butler perfect for the hospitality business.

With AirVR, You'll Finally Be Able To Strap An iPad To Your Face. That's...Cool, I Guess?

So, uh. There's a project making the rounds on Kickstarter right now that lets you strap an iPad or iPhone to your face in the name of virtual reality. Yeah, I know - I'm not so keen on the idea, either.

Want A Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter For Your Precious Pies?

Making your own pizza at home is a wonderful thing -- right up until you have to cut it. If you are like me you are most likely to end up with a crooked arc rather than a straight line. With a Tactical Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter you worries are over and you can cut along a straight line. It is the sort of thing that gadget nerds dream about.

Why Wait For 2015 When You Can Have An Apple Watch Today?

The new, exciting and innovative Apple Watch won't be available until 2015 but Japanese Twitter user Hiromichi Shoji seems to have got his hands on a very juicy prototype. By the looks of it, this new smartwatch sure is sweet!

Is There A Place For #Hashtag Meditation In The Twittersphere?

#Hashtag Meditation! Even those two juxtaposed words sound like an oxymoron. How does one hashtag a meditative state, when one activity underscores action and the latter centers on reflection. Well, for one, if Twitter has taught us anything, it’s made us rethink how we express ourselves. It’s caused us to distill big ideas down to 140 characters. That action in and of itself puts us in a contemplative mode of thinking.

Nissan's One-Off Leaf Pickup Truck Is One Cute Electric Ute

Wish there was a pickup truck version of Nissan's zero-emissions Leaf subcompact car? Guess what, there is, though there's only one and Nissan has no current (ahem) plans to produce the cute ute en masse for the masses.

Hovertrax: Electric Skateboard That Will Change The Way We Travel And Play?

"Created to transform transportation toys and focus on practical movement, we've built a totally new product that celebrates personal and intuitive transport." That's what the makers of the Hovertrax, a new, motorized means of transportation (or just fun), say about their product on their website. Read more and decide whether or not you want to be a part of this "mobility revolution."

Chewing Is Good For The Environment - Power Your Wearable Devices With This Chin Strap

Do you find yourself suffering from jaw pain, or headaches from grinding or clenching your teeth while you're asleep? Now there could be an upside to your stress induced dental strain - scientists have created a chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements.

Teeter Popper: Think Balance Board. Think Bubble Wrap

The Teeter Popper  has already won ASTRA’s Best Toy For Kids Award, has been named a finalist in the Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Toy Test, and is predicted to be a hot seller at Christmas. Gasp! Who said Christmas? Apple season just started; why would I speak such vulgarity? Let’s not think about it just yet. Think balance board. Think Sit ‘n Spin. Think tiny boat. Think bubble wrap. Now wrap them into one toy and you will have the Teeter Popper.


Want To Submerge Your Tea In A Yellow Submarine?

In the land where I was born lived a man who sailed to tea . . . You don't have to be a Beatles fan to get the point of where the idea of a Yellow Submarine Tea infuser came from, but it certainly wouldn't hurt. You can brew your favorite while getting the song stuck firmly in your head. There is nothing like starting your day with a Fab Four earworm and starting to think that you actually do live in a yellow submarine.

Crime-Fighting Accessories: Attractive Wearable Tech Weapons

Security  devices are the latest passengers on the wearable tech bandwagon. Innovation abounds with bracelets and hair clips that double as emergency alarms. Read on to learn more about these new attractive weapons against crime.