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Wearable Tech Meets High Fashion: 3-D Printed High Heels

The apparel of the future can't help but integrate technological elements in its styles and accesories. Many unique wearable tech products have paved the way for bolder and more unusual designs. Read all about 3-D Printed High Heels, whether you think they were made for walking or not.

The Steam Summer Sale Is In Full Swing: Here's How To Avoid Destroying Your Wallet

It's that time again. Steam is having its annual summer sale. Virtually every title worth playing on the platform is getting a price cut; discounts range from 10% to a whopping 75%. With such a sale, it's easy to lose sight of how much you can actually spend...here's how to avoid doing that.

This Army Of Robots Could Be Responsible For Building The Cities Of Tomorrow

The system by which we actually put together our buildings, roads, and cities actually leaves a lot to be desired. It can be messy, inefficient, and fraught with human error.  A group of researchers is looking to remove that human element - and instead consign construction to an army of robots.

PER4M Reaction Belts Are Simple But Effective At Footwork Training

Belt yourself to your training partner. How does this strategy sound for training? It may not sound conventional, but it's actually an effective way to improve your footwork and reaction time, and you can practice this technique with the PER4M Reaction Belts.

'Hang w/' Is Little Bit Twitter, Little Bit Instagram, Little Bit Rap, Little Bit Celebrity Ham

As social apps continue to proliferate the Web and our smartphones, it's not a great surprise that a platform like Hang w/ -- the latest shiny new thing -- would inevitably roll off a developers' assembly line. Described by some, as a 'melting pot of social networks,' this app (free at Google Play and the App Store) is an intriguing proposition and a nice complement to what went before.

Want This New Invention? Monkey Brains Bowl

So you are throwing a party and you want to make it fancy enough for the Maharajah of Pankot. All right you have to be pretty nerdy to know who that is. He was the big shot in the dinner scene from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. He was thrilled to serve chilled monkey brains for dessert and now you can be too with this really wild Monkey Brains Bowl.

Want This New Innovation? Origami Paper Razors

There is nothing worse than a paper cut. It just comes out of the blue from a seemingly innocuous source and cuts you in the most insidious way. What if this power could be harnessed for good instead of evil? How, you say? Well, designer Nadeem Haidary has taken on this very challenge and has come up with -- wait for it -- The Paper Cut Razor!

Rice University Researchers Give Big Boost To Solar Power

Though great advances have been made to maximize the amount of sunlight that is absorbed by solar cells, the best solution, until now, is a two-step chemical process that enables the cells to absorb 96 percent of the sun's light.  That's an excellent result.  But Rice University chemists have created a single-step process that enables the cells to absorb 99 percent of the sun's light, a process that is not only more efficient than other current processes, but less expensive.

MaKey MaKey Makes Everyday Objects New Inventions

Kids have been singing about the Bananaphone since Raffi released a song and album by the same name in 1994. Fast forward 20 years, and Raffi’s silly song doesn’t seem so silly. Eric Rosenbaum and Jay Silver, two very smart and creative guys with MIT degrees, have invented MaKey MaKey, an invention kit that turns everyday objects into computer keyboards or touchpads. Move over Bananaphone, MaKey MaKey can turn bananas into a piano.

Want This New Innovation? Basketball Hoop Mug

Basketball season may be over for now, but you can still have the fun and excitement of keeping your hoop dreams alive. Of course you can you sweat yourself to death this summer on the court searching for your sweet spot, or you can do it in the comfort of your own home with one of these amazing Mug With A Hoop cups.

Y'all Roll Back Now! The Top Ten Cars Of The People Of Wal-Mart

Ever wonder how the People of Wal-Mart got to Wal-Mart in the first place? Wonder no longer as we present the Top Ten Cars of the People of Wal-Mart!

Enjoy The View In The Eagles Nest Outfitters Lounger

Enjoying the good outdoors often means giving up the comforts of home--a bed, television, a recliner, air conditioning or heat. It's always nice when you can bring some of those amenities with you while you explore nature. The Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) Lounger is one of those outdoors amenities.

High-Res Square Display Adorns BlackBerry's Next Smartphone

The ailing Canadian smartphone shoppe's next device probably won't appeal to everyone, what with its width-heavy block of a screen and hunched demeanour, but a few key perks keep it interesting.

Want This Funny Innovation? Kaiju Garden Gnome

On Saturday the year officially switches gears from spring to summer. Your garden should be well and truly planted by now and looking fantastic. Well, maybe it needs a little something . . . something inorganic tucked away in some little corner to surprise the heck out of visitors. Perhaps something like this Rampaging Kaiju Garden Gnome.

Apparently League Of Legends Developer Riot Games Is Paying Its Employees To Quit

League of Legends developer Riot Games is trying something very, very different with its new hires: it's paying them to quit. The developer this week rolled out a new program called Queue Dodge. The premise is simple: it's paying new hires cash to quit. Wait, what?

Next Time You Get Your Audi Repaired, The Job Might Be Done By A Robot

The next time you take your Audi in for a little bit of work, there might be a rather unusual mechanic waiting to assist you. The Volkswagen Subsidiary is looking into providing telepresence robots in order to assist technicians with repairs. The droids are currently part of a pilot program at 18 dealerships, with plans to bring them to 100 in the near future.

Top 5 Best Nail DIY Tools

Looking for creative ways to do your nails at home? This top 5 list of the best nail DIY tools will have your nails looking amazing. Get ready for salon quality nails that you can do yourself with a few special tools.

Mike Butter Chicken Curry Popcorn: Not The Indian Corn You Were Looking For

Japan's Mike brand bagged popcorn is pretty much the crunchy snack food equivalent of Kit Kat chocolate bars in that every week or two, there's a new flavor to try. Mike's been doing this for a while, and they've finally got around to tackling that sublime Indian entree, Butter Chicken.

TERA By LUNAR Is A LED Yoga Mat

Exercise at home can sometimes be difficult. There's limited space, limited equipment and sometimes you just need some extra help to ensure you're performing movements and exercises correctly. With the TERA LED Yoga Mat you don't need a lot of space or equipment, and you'll be getting interactive help.

LEGO Creator MINI Cooper Mk VII Won't End Up On Blocks

Forget Grand Prix, LEGO is bringing us grand bricks! LEGO's upcoming Creator Series replica of the classic MINI Cooper Mk VII features everything one expects in a life-sized MINI, plus a picnic basket and bottle of wine.