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Smart Artificial Skin Feels Rain and The Touch of a Hand

Although there have been many advancements made in the field of prosthetics down through the decades, the emphasis on aesthetics has been paramount in their development, at least until now. Read on to learn more about this amazing scientific innovation known as smart artificial skin.

Top 10 Baby Strollers That Are Best For YOU!

One of the few things I would say new parents absolutely need is a stroller. The perfect stroller becomes the pack mule of your day. It carries your coffee, your diaper bag, your shopping bags, your baby, and sometimes your baby’s sibling. But each parent is different and each family has different needs and priorities. I did a ton of research and I have picked ten of the best strollers for several different parental wants and needs. If you are looking for a great stroller, take a look at the ones I have reviewed to find the one perfect for YOU!

Pacif-i Keeps Tabs On Your Baby's Health And Location

The Pacif-i can monitor your child’s health, keep track of your tot's location and can also help you find it if your precious little decides to stash it away in a secret location.

Want An Alternative To A Tie? How About An Unusual Collar Clip?

There are those who say that a button-down collar is the sign of a buttoned-down mind. The tie being similar to a noose around the neck doesn't help that either. Even a cute bolo tie doesn't change the image much. However, Dapper and Swag's Collar Clips can give you an alternative that can seem both casual and dressy at the same time. The designs can range from antlers and cow skulls to anchors and owls.

Claspies: Because Regular Panties Are Too Difficult To Wear

You probably don't realize what a struggle putting clean underwear on is. Taking off your pants and shoes just to change your drawers? Who has the time? To one underwear company, the struggle was all too real, which is why Claspies released panties that front clasps. Now you can take an easy task like changing you underwear and make it even easier.

Top 6 External 4TB Hard Drives You Can Buy - 2015

Need more storage? 4TB has become an established size for external drives, and a bunch of models from different vendors are now readily available. So, selecting the best one to store your precious data can be daunting. Can't decide? Let me give you a hand.

Want Wine To Be in Your Stars? Try An Astrologically Produced White

If you are looking for the perfect white -- say a nice Sauvignon Blanc -- you want to know that every possible step was taken to ensure the quality and taste. With Loxarel's Cora you can. Biodynamics have been employed in the making of this wine from planting to the finished product. That includes making sure that even the stars and planets were consulted astrologically at each stage in the process.

Ciao! Baby Portable High Chair Is Flippin Genius

If you are a parent of young children, and willing to go out with your children, you have done two things: changed your baby on a floor because there was not a changing station available, and you have reluctantly held your baby while trying to enjoy a meal out because the one high chair in the restaurant was being occupied—or that one high chair was grosser than the dirty diaper you changed on the floor. The Ciao! Baby portable high chair solves one of these problems. And it’s flippin genius.


Overly Honest Or Overtly Sexist? Rear Window Sign Warns Of Woman Driver Behind The Wheel

A bright yellow MINI seen navigating the Fifth Ring Road in Beijing, China displayed a curious warning to fellow commuters in the form of a handmade rear window sign reading “New Driver – Woman”.

Is It a Comet or an Asteroid?: No, It’s Studio Swine's Meteorite Shoes

Inspired by the European Space Agency's landing of the Philae lander on Comet 67P in November of 2014, London-based Studio Swine created these high-heeled Meterorite shoes as part of a project for Microsoft. Read on, even if wearing these monstrous shoes is probably the last thing you would ever do!

Blue Jeans Meetings Is More About What You’re Sharing Than Wearing

In the 21st Century world of remote videoconferencing, wearing blue jeans to an online meeting has become commonplace. In fact you can also show up in sweats or pajamas if you like. That's because this type of video communication is more about the collaboration and saving costs, than it is about fashion.

Want Your Water To Do New Tricks? Get A Swirl Tap

When you turn on the faucet in the bathroom water comes out. It is hard to imagine that the water would ever look any different, but one designer did have that much imagination. Simin Qiu, a product designer in London, was able to envision a water faucet that delivers the goods in a cool lattice pattern by swirling the water in two different directions. So he created the Swirl Faucet.

Wink and Zoom In: Swiss Researchers Develop High-Tech Telescopic Contact Lenses

All eyes were on a team of researchers who unveiled their new high-tech contact lenses earlier this month at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) in San Jose, California. Optics specialist Eric Tremblay and scientists from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland had the chance to show-off a prototype of their telescopic contact lenses - an invention that will certainly offers plenty of hope for nearly 300 million people worldwide who are visually impaired.

Want Shoes From The Stars? Wear Meteorites

Some women are totally obsessed with shoes and end up with huge collections of them in every shape and style. How many of them would go for these odd-looking high heels which were designed to resemble meteorites -- or space debris that has fallen to Earth. The idea behind these shoes came from the recent landing of the Philae lander on Comet 67P.

Best New Inventions? Five Of The Best Kickstarter Projects

Kickstarter is renowned as a leading crowdfunding platform, and they help turn amazing creative projects into reality. Kickstarter has received well over $1.5 million (USD) in pledges from nearly 8 million backers to fund 200,000 innovative projects.  There's been a ton of coverage on many of the invention ideas on Kickstarter. InventorSpot wanted to distill it down by highlighting a few of our picks for the best new inventions being showcased on Kickstarter in the past few months.

Want To Be Able To Pee Standing Up, Ladies? With Pee Pocket You Can

There is little that women envy men for. But when we are out in the wilderness or faced with disgustingly dirty toilets we really wish we could pee standing up. Sure there are devices out there that we can use, but they tend to be bulky and potentially messy. With The Pee Pocket we can carry it easily and discreetly and dispose of it neatly afterwards. It is the perfect tool to make potty breaks a little less stressful.

Coolbox Is The World's Smartest Toolbox

Take your toolbox to the next level. With the Coolbox, you get your storage capacity found in a traditional toolbox, but a plethora of additional features to help you with your tasks. They've packed a bunch of extras into this box to help with your next hands-on project.

8 Handy Gadgets That Will Help You Hear Better

Have hearing loss or some difficulty hearing clearly? It's not just the elderly that experience the loss of hearing.  We boomers spent a good deal of our youths blasting our auditory hair cells to bits with the Rolling Stones et als.  Hearing aids are not cheap and may not even be suitable for everyone, having their own drawbacks, but there are plenty of gadgets available that can help hard-of-hearing folks in specific situations like watching TV, conversation, hearing signals in your home or car, or talking on the phone, and they're helpful even if you do use hearing aids. Here are 8 handy gadgets that can help you hear more clearly:

10 Cool Gadgets To Assist People With Arthritis & Hand Pain

Arthritis, or any hand pain, can be very limiting.  Pain can impair performance on the simple things we do every day, like closing a jewelry catch or fastening buttons on your shirt.  Assistive gadgets have less of a stigma than they used to, and they're actually getting cooler as more people are using them... because they actually work and make life easier.  Here are 10 new really cool and "handy" gadgets that just make routine movements less taxing on our hands. They even make great gifts!


Wasabi & Beef Doritos From Frito-Lay Japan: Shut Up & Take My Money!

Could new Wasabi & Beef Doritos be a snack fit for a king? Frito-Lay Japan hopes to drive the point home by dubbing these meaty dippers “Royal Rich Taste Tortilla Chips”. Ditch that turkey drumstick, Henry, there's a new aristocratic snack in town – for a limited time only.