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Turn and Brake With The Lumos Bicycle Helmet

A team of inventors out of Boston have developed a clever new bicycle helmet. Lumos is equipped with lights, letting motorists know when you are turning and braking. Will this invention really help keep cyclists safer on the big city streets?

 


Could Plastic Roads Be A Sustainable Alternative?

While we generally associate plastics with the untenable generation of material waste, this need not necessarily be the case. Dutch consortium VolkerWessels hopes to demonstrate that building plastic roads may in fact be a more environmentally friendly option for our transportation infrastructure.

Alpackalypse: The World's First Whitewater Packraft

How would you like to have the convenience of packing your raft in your backpack, yet still have the ability to tackle some tough currents? You may have a tough time finding one, unless you're looking at an Alpackalypse Raft, the world's first whitewater packraft.

Nourish Is Your Personal, Intelligent Countertop Supplement System

If you're a fitness nut or somebody who just starting to work out and get in shape then you know that supplements and health shakes can give you the extra push you need. Most of us though just stick with the basic protein shake mixes found in local health stores. Our bodies need more than just traditional protein shakes, however, and Nourish wants to make sure you are supplied with the best supplement suggestions possible.

Get Answers From Real Doctors On Telegram Messenger

iCliniq.com have just launched a Telegram bot so that you can ask their doctors anything from the comfort of your smartphone, messaging them any time, anywhere. Questions are answered within a matter of hours by their team of 800+ doctors across 71+ specialities, for just $19 a month.

Turtle Taxi: For Travelers Who Like Life In The Slow Lane

An innovative cab company called Turtle Taxi caters to those who aren't in any rush to reach their destination. As their name implies, Turtle Taxi drivers take it slow and steady – they might not win any races but the ride won't cause you to lose your hare, er, hair.

The Betri Concept Bike Reflects The World Of Tomorrow Through The Form Of A Bike

The Betri Bike is a work of art. Designer, Clement Boutillion, deals with shapes in many fields, and he put that to use in designing the Betri Bike. This design marries the concepts of the world of tomorrow and bike in a sleek, contemporary unit.

Ollie Is An App-Enabled Robot, Not Your Father’s Remote Control Car

A few years ago founders Ian Bernstein and Adam Wilson’s Colorado based company, Sphero, introduced us to the Bluetooth controlled robotic ball by the same name. They now want us to meet their newest creation. Ollie is a souped-up, customizable app-enabled robot. This machine is not your father’s remote control car.

Rotterdam Is Getting A Giant Floating Funhouse

Is Rotterdam on your bucket list to visit? It probably will be fairly soon anyway.  The Dutch Windwheel will house hotel rooms, apartments, rotating cabins, commercial space, restaurants and so much more. So, what's in it for you and yours?

Bacteria Might Be Used As Live Robot Brains

Scientists published a report this week in which a computer model was used to investigate the possibility of employing bacterial colonies to control mechanical devices like robots. The results were remarkably positive. Read on to find out how this new “living brain” development will impact everything from ecology to medicine.


SoulLite Bamboo Ski And Hiking Poles Are Environmentally Friendly And Versatile

Founded by former U.S. Ski Team members, Soul Poles produces quality, Eco-friendly ski, hiking and walking poles. Now, they've designed an Eco-friendly, interchangeable ski/hiking pole. The SoulLite pole is not only versatile and durable, it was made with the environment in mind.

Add Thumbs Up To Family Game Night, Get Two Back

Call me old fashioned, but I look forward to the day when all three of my kids are old enough to establish a family game night. My family of five is still a few years away from sitting down to a board game or the introduction to poker; but the idea that I will be able to play a game with them is thrilling. I will be adding Thumbs Up to our family’s rotation of games.

5 Products That Will Make Your Workout Tougher

Have you been looking for an edge in your training--something that will help get you quicker, stronger or bigger? These 5 products can help you do that. They are affordable solutions that add an extra element of toughness to your workout, so that you can break out of a rut or get past a plateau in your training.

Where Art Meets Science: Kirigami For Stretchable Electronics

Kirigami is a variation of the more well-known origami, in which paper is both folded and cut. In the right hands, it allows for the creation of remarkably intricate works of art. Now, however, scientists are putting the technique to use for more than just aesthetics. They’ve discovered that cutting electronic materials in a similar fashion allows them to stretch up to 370% without loss of electrical performance. This may be just the breakthrough needed to develop practical and functional wearable electronics.

Gaya Maternity Fitness Wear Offers The Pregnant Gym-Goer Function And Style

Just because you've decided to start a family, doesn't mean you need to sacrifice your workout regimen. More and more, pregnant women are deciding to continue training throughout their pregnancy. However, you may encounter a lack of fitness clothing options for your expanding belly. Gaya Maternity Fitness Wear aims to fix that problem with their functional and stylish line of fitness clothing for the pregnant woman.

It’s Fashion; It’s Technology; It’s Wearable Drones!

The merging of fashion and technology is a cultural phenomenon that is bursting at the seams. Meet the drones of the future which can be worn around your neck, on your wrist, on your feet and God knows where else. Check out these amazing devices of tomorrow.


Invention Of The Week? Kingii Will Help Prevent Drownings

A new wearable device has been developed in a bid to help greatly reduce the number of drownings in the U.S. and around the world. Kingii is a life preserver that you simply wear around your wrist.So, how does it work? And will it help save lives?

SMILE Is A New Energy Solution

Henrik Pranov is on a mission to provide low-cost solar technology to the developing world. The inventor has developed SMILE, which is unique and beneficial in every sense. So, what is SMILE and how does it actually work?

Quut Makes The Coolest Beach Toys Under The Sun

I am such a sucker for bargain buys, especially when it comes to buying toys for my kids. But cheap toys are not always quality toys. My biggest mistake is always falling for brightly colored, plastic beach toys nestled neatly into a bucket or beach bag. Inevitably, the buckets crack, the shovels break in half, and my kids fight over the one sand sifter. Quut beach toys are different. Their durable, multifunctional, and cleverly designed toys are the coolest under the sun.

Brain Implant Gives Scientists Wireless Mind Control

Controlling someone’s brain by implanting an electronic device is a common plot element in horror and sci-fi films and TV shows. Remember the super disturbing The Terminal Man? Or the episodes of Archer where the Russians have put a microchip in his head that leaves him wanting to kill his own mother? Well, now US researchers have developed a remote-controlled brain implant that allows them to choose the path a mouse walks through a maze with just a push of a button. Let’s hope they use their newfound powers for good and not evil.