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Surgery Selfies Making The Rounds At Chinese Hospitals

So-called “Surgery Selfies” - group photos of doctors, nurses and even sedated patients in operating rooms – have become somewhat of a trend in China though not everyone thinks turning successful medical procedures into Kodak moments is a good thing.

E-Traces Allows Dancers To Create Visual Strokes Through Their Movements

Slip on E-Traces ballet shoes, dance and don't forget to watch your lines--and with E-Traces you'll be literally watching those lines. You'll be able to see them appear on your smart phone or device as you had performed the movements of your dance.

Akrapovič Full Moon Concept Motorcycle Is The Wheel Thing

The Full Moon Concept Motorcycle takes the concept of art bikes – or the art of concept bikes, if you like – to a whole new level of awesomeness. Why “Full Moon”? Could be the massive 30-inch front wheel that hits your eye like a big pizza pie!

Bomber Barrel: Duffel Bag For The Modern Individual

There's nothing fancy or chic about a duffel bag. There shouldn't be. It is a tote meant for utility, but that doesn't mean it has to be overly simple, cheap or ugly. The Bomber Barrel is the modern duffel bag--sleek in design, just the right size and with features that put it a level above ordinary duffel bags.

Versatile Wearable Tech: A Sheet of Paper That Doubles As a Scarf

Is that a sheet of  paper you are wearing around your neck or is it...something else?  Read all about the Paper Scarf from Little Factory that transports wearable tech to new and unexpected levels.


Take Your Billiards Game To The Next Level With Linear Q

If you want to step up your pool game, you may want to check out this product. Worthy of Sky Mall, the Linear Q is an "off the beaten path" product that promises to help your billiards game. It is a cue that will give you a steady hand when taking shots.

2015 Honda N-Box Slash Explores Inner Space With California Diner Style

Is it bigger than a bread box? Honda's new 11x5-ft N-Box Slash micro-minivan is indeed larger notwithstanding its familiar shape. Go for the wild California Diner Style décor option, however, and your square-rigged street cruiser will be anything but white-bread.

Leak Free: Business Has A Simple Solution To Feminine Hygiene Worldwide

The unique needs of a woman are not always recommended by men, but that matters less when there are businesses working hard to make our lives easier. A startup with the desire to better the lives of women around the world is also choosing to give back, proving they're not just about tapping into the revenue in the market.

Want To Make Your Christmas Greener? Rent A Live Tree!

Chances are you have already got your Christmas tree this year, but there is something new emerging on the market -- the rental of live Christmas trees. Each year 25-30 million evergreens are harvested to be sold as Christmas trees and at any given time 350 million trees are being grown on farms throughout the U.S. It is a tremendous amount of waste -- even if the tree remains are recycled into mulch. Using a live tree is the ultimate in recycling AND still having a real tree.

Automatic Bike Lane Barriers Restrain Red Light Running Chinese Cyclists

A pilot project set up by traffic police in Luoyang, China seeks to curb cyclists who whether obliviously, intentionally, but either way dangerously cruise through red lights without stopping.

The EVO Is A Cross Between A Utility Bike And Mountain Bike

If you live in an urban area, odds are transportation logistics are a bit more difficult than you would prefer, and you've probably tried various transportation options (car, bike, public transportation). The offspring of a mountain bike and a utility bike, the EVO is melds robustness and utile accessories to give the urban commuter her ideal mode of transportation.

Mesdames et Messieurs, Your 7 European Car of the Year Finalists For 2014

It's been fifty years since the Rover 2000 won the very first European Car of the Year award and much has changed since 1964, besides Rover having gone extinct. This year's winner will be announced at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show having been selected from 7 finalists by a jury of 7 representatives from 7 publications written in 7 different languages from 7 different European nations. Mais whew!

Military Discovers Silver Bullet in the War on Terror: U.S. Department of Defense Tests Smart Bullet that Steers in Mid-Air

The U.S. Army will soon have the best snipers in the world thanks to new cutting-edge technology developed on home soil. The Department of Defense is now testing a bullet that can change direction mid-air, which will take the business of shooting enemies to a whole new level. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is funded by the Department of Defense, has invented EXACTO.

Underskin Digital Tattoos Are The Next Wearable Tech

Search engines predict that wearable tech will be 2015's biggest searches, and with innovations like Underskin in the making, why wouldn't it be? The creators of FitBit are working on a digital tattoo system called Underskin, which takes the tech we love and gets it right under our skin.

Campers Get This All-In-One Food Prep Tool For Your Next Adventure

This is yet another product that will save campers and backpackers space and weight in their backpacks. The Buck 941 Travelmate Kit is a spreading knife (wide bladed for spreading butter and the like) with a sharp serrated blade, a fork and bottle opener all in one.

Want To Never Dine Alone? Go To Japan's Anti-Loneliness Cafe

Eating alone in a restaurant can be awkward and even embarrassing. One cafe in Tokyo was designed to help solo diners feel a little less lonely by offering a silent dining partner. These partners are "Moomins." Moomins are fantasy creatures that largely resemble hippopotami walking upright. They were created by Finnish author Tove Jansson in the 1940s and have found a comfortable home (and marketing niche) in Japan.

My Other Taxi Is A Pink Russian Army Amphibious Scout Vehicle

Neither snow nor rain nor flood shall impede these taxis from delivering paying customers to their destinations. That's because the innovative pink-painted cabs are decommissioned Russian Army amphibious scout vehicles that can keep on driving through hell or high water... well, through high water at least.

Portaball Is A Different Kind Of Fantasy Football

When you think of fantasy football, I'm sure the first thing you think is a virtual world of trading players and trying to set your lineup for Sunday's games. For some, fantasy football is a board game, with figurines and cards...and most of the time, more violence than the sport. Portaball is one of those games.

Tesla + Telstra = Free Internet Connectivity In Every Car

Have free internet, will travel... if you're a Tesla Model S owner in Australia, at least. Tesla Motors and Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications and media company, have partnered to bring free internet connectivity to each and every Tesla Model S sold down under.

Noa Raviv: Defective Digital Images Inspire 3-D Printed Collection

Israeli fashion designer, Noa Raviv, has found inspiration for her fashion collection in classical Greek sculpture. Read on to learn more about this innovative artist and how she integrates ancient concepts with modern 3-D printed elements.