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Want Your Chakras To Chime?

The hills in Tibet are alive with prayer flags. They bless the surrounding area and all those who live and travel among said hills. You can decorate the exterior (or interior) of your home with a similar design with these incredible Chakra Flag Chimes. They hold the visual echoes of the Buddhist prayer flags and also have bells that chime charmingly in the breeze.

Walk While You're Working With TrekDesk

More and more we are leading sedentary lifestyles. Technology is making it easier to accomplish tasks with minimal physical effort, and we are seeing our bodies develop bad posture, pack on the pounds and become more prone to injury and illness. Enter TrekDesk. Give your sedentary schedule a energetic boost with this treadmill desk.

Bounce Imaging Explorer Helps Save Lives

A new throwable ball that sends panoramic images to let soldiers and first responders know what they are in for during a crisis situation will soon be widely utilized by the military, fire fighters and police forces around the world.

6 House Warming Ideas For Dog Houses This Winter

It's been a long, hot summer but there are restless leaves blowing from cool breezes and, indeed, snow has already fallen in varioius parts of the northern hemisphere.  Our dogs are shivering in the cold even as they can't hide the delight in their eyes that cold has finally arrived.  A warm shelter is a perfect way for your pet to enjoy the winter weather.  Here are 5 of the top-rated insulated dog houses for your buddy, which promise to keep your dogs warm in winter and cooler in the summer.  For extra heat I've also listed a super dog-house heater for use when it's super cold outside.

Innovative Wearable Tech: These Mobile Devices Are Made For Walking

Out of the mouths of babes may be a common saying, but out of the minds of children is a horse of another color. Read all about a brilliant Indian 12th grade student named Rajesh  Adhikari,  who has invented a pair of shoes that charge mobile devices as the wearer walks. Meet also two high school students who have followed with their own invention in the wave of Rajesh's creativity.

Caped Cruise-saders: The Top Ten Low-Budget DIY Batmobiles

Has the Dark Knight fallen on hard times? Did Bruce Wayne raise the rent on the Batcave, forcing his alter-ego to rent a roll-up garage in Philly? Times may be tough in Gotham City but a crimefighter's still gotta get to the scene of the crime, amiright? Tune in next, er, right now for ten low-budget Batmobiles that won't require Robin a bank.

Want To Give The Homeless A Hand Up Instead Of A Hand-Out?

They say that some of us grow and change gradually while others go in stops and starts with bigger moments directing the change. The latter has certainly been true for Veronika Scott a young woman in Detroit. She also has shown a great talent for "making lemonade" in her life. Now she is helping others make lemonade out of their lives with The Empowerment Plan.

Ping Pong Paddle Pot Trivet Adds Sporty Flair To Any Kitchen

The Ping Pot Mat from Japan's Evolete might look like a run of the mill paddle but its dimpled silicone rubber surface makes it a kitchen all-star. Able to resist temperatures more than twice as hot as the boiling point of water, this terrific trivet is a triumph of practical and whimsical kitchen tool design.

Contain Yourself In A Sexy Ebola Costume This Halloween

You know how everyone complains about/compliments women for making even the most mundane Halloween costume ideas sexy? Well, contain yourself, because this one takes things to a whole new level.

Google Has Finally Added Video Games To Its Knowledge Graph

It's a change that many will probably feel is long overdue - as of this month, video games are now a part of Google's Knowledge Graph. This means that all the information you need to know about a particular title - from genre to developer to release date - is just one search away.

According To The CEO Of iRobot, There's Too Much Stargazing In Robotics - And It's Holding Us Back

I like to think we've seen some pretty huge advances in the robotics world of late. Sure, maybe we don't have super-advanced robot butlers or artificial humans yet, but we're making great progress, right? Not if you askiRobot founder Colin Angle. According to him, we aren't even half as advanced as we should be - and he knows why.

Want To Own Your Own Roller Coaster?

There is nothing like spending time in an amusement park -- the hot smell of the pavement, the popcorn, the cotton candy, and best of all, the old wooden roller coasters! I grew up with the Wild Cat and Mister Twister. Both are long gone now, sadly replaced by a newer park and newer rides. We can recapture all of the wonderful memories with this wonderful Classic Wooden Roller Coaster that will fit on a desktop or table.

CitizenFour, Dystopian Allegory Meets The Fourth Wall In Digital Age

Animal Farm, 1984 & Lord of the Flies are all allegorical dystopian novels - works of fiction that subsequently made it to the big screen. But can documentaries use the dystopian allegorical genre as well? In the case of Laura Poitras’ recently released documentary about Edward Snowden, titled, ‘CitizenFour,’ this seems to be the case.

SecureDrives Autothysis SSD Will Erase Itself On Demand

SecureDrives has here a solid-state drive for the truly paranoid. Two-factor authentication, a cellular GSM module, and complete, permanent data detonation are a few of the security features that dot the lengthy list o' specs.

6 Really Helpful Makeup & Grooming Aids For Those With Low Vision

Tasks that require the application of tools to groom or beautify are difficult to manuever for those with poor vision. Among boomers and seniors, 80 percent are affected by significant vision loss due to presbyopia or macular degeneration. Prescription lenses or reading glasses help with reading, if you read at a precise distance, but what about other activities like grooming or applying makeup?  Here are six tools I think you'll find very helpful....


Sony Unveils Share Play, A System That'll Let Two People Game Like They're In The Same Room

This week, Sony will finally release a feature teased back at E3 2013 - Share Play. It's a system that''ll let PlayStation 4 owners share their games online- you can 'hand' someone your controller, giving them control of your game; or remotely hook up a local multiplayer session. Awesome, right?

Ever Wanted Your Very Own Transformer Robot? A Group Of Japanese Businesses Is Looking To Make That Dream A Reality

At one point or another, you've probably wished you had your very own Transformer. Thanks to a group of Japanese businesses - together with the original Transformers creator - that might soon be possible. They've already developed a working prototype - all they need to do now is make it car-sized.

Want To Eat Some Maple Leaves This Autumn?

In the U.S. the main flavor of autumn seems to be something like a pumpkin spiced coffee or ice cream. As Thanksgiving approaches we are into pumpkin everything. In Japan this time of year brings a snack so common that it grows on trees -- literally. It is momiji tempura. It is a deep fried snack made of batter-dipped maple leaves and is more popular than our ubiquitous pumpkins. Perhaps we need to expand our autumn diet..

India’s Anti-Rape Jeans: Innovative Aid Against Sexual Violence

In a country beseiged with terrible statistics concerning the incidence of rape, which occurrs ever 22 minutes, two young Indian women have harnessed the worlds of both fashion and technology by creating a pair of special jeans installed with a button that sends signals to both family and police. Read on to learn more about these unique jeans and the women who created them.

BioLite KettleCharge Will Give You Clean Water And A Fully Charged Phone

How many times have you been stuck in the woods with a dying phone and no water? I know, I know, it happens to me all of the time, too. However, if I had a BioLite KettleCharge, it would never happen, because KettleCharge boils water while charging your phone or device.