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New Puma Athletic Shoes Inspired By BMW's Fabric Concept Car

If you've got an entire collection of limited edition kicks, you're going to want to know about BMW's and Puma's new X-Cat DISC sneakers. Find out when they come out (hint really soon), where to buy them and what they're based on.

Virtual Reality Happy Meals, What's Next?

As virtual reality continues to grow and gain in popularity, McDonald's Sweden is celebrating their 30th anniversary by including VR goggles in participating stores' Happy Meals. Find our more about it and whether you can expect to see the same trend happening here anytime soon.

9 Best Indoor And Outdoor Pet Fountains For Your Dogs and Cats

Need a great and easy way to give your dog or cat fresh water on demand?  There are many pet fountains on the market, but these 9 indoor and outdoor pet fountains stand out as the best in terms of quality, design and overall value...

Invention Of The Week? Brush Your Teeth In 10 Seconds With GlareSmile

A team of inventors in Milan, Italy, have just developed the world’s first electric style toothbrush that will automatically ensure you get the correct brushing technique in just 10 seconds, while at the same greatly improving your overall oral health. The question is, will this new technology have consumers smiling? And is it affordable?

James Dyson Awards 2016 Targets Design, Not Brand

While his name is synonymous with a revolutionary redesign and deconstruction of the standard vacuum cleaner, and his TV advertisements are a master class for inventors to promote their own products, industrial-design icon James Dyson is not a fan of branding.

Burner Phone Numbers And Ghostbot Text Replies The Latest Thing In Dating Apps

Now, you never have to compromise your privacy or security again by giving out your real phone number to someone you're thinking of dating. Better yet, if it doesn't go well, you don't have to respond to their texts, either, thanks to an app and a bot that make dating in the 21st century safer and easier. (VIDEO)

Six Flags Partners Up With Samsung For Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Rides

Love roller coasters? What about the idea of things like holograms and other virtual reality experiences? Now, Six Flags and Samsung have combined the two to create nine amazing roller coaster experiences you've got to try this summer.

New Holographic Platform From Microsoft To Change The Face Of Computing

Augmented reality has crept into our world. Find out what Microsoft Windows released at the Taipei Computex Consumer Electronics Show this week that will have you air tapping your way through countless virtual scenarios before you know it.

New Translucent Solar Panels Allow Greenhouses To Operate More Efficiently

How do you take a previously existing product and turn it into something new and more efficient? Science and determination or, in this case, what's being called a happy accident. Find out how a research team at UC Santa Cruz in the Thin-Film Optoelectronics Laboratory stumbled upon an energy and cost efficient way to feed the world.

Invention Of The Week? Make Your Camera Fly With Birdie

There is a new aerodynamic accessory on the market for action cameras like GoPro. Called Birdie, you launch the gadget in the air while your camera snaps all sorts of cool shots and videos, and everyone will enjoy the fact that this new invention is actually much cheaper than most entry level drones out there. So, are you ready to make your camera fly?

Bendable Smartphones And Tablets Are Really Here

On the heals of Samsung's announcement of a foldable smartphone comes their competitor's unveiling of a truly flexible phone that can be turned into a slap bracelet. Find out who makes it and what other tech devices they have in mind for this bendable technology. (VIDEO)

Zenbo, The Cute Little Family Robot With The Touchscreen Face

New, inexpensive home robot just unveiled can do everything Siri and her imitators can do and a whole lot more. Find out who makes this personal assistant/home companion, what it's capable of and how much it costs right here.

New Pebble Core Allows Users To Leave Other Smart Devices At Home

Pebble has created a standalone device for people who want to leave their phones and other smart devices home when out running. It's called the Core, and you're going to be surprised when you find out all the things this tiny gizmo roughly the size of a keyless entry fob can do. Read here to find out.

PancakeBot Prints Pancakes In Any Shape You Want

You no longer have to be a pancake artisan to make fancy flapjacks, you just have to own a PancakeBot. The PancakeBot is a pancake printer of sorts that allows you to create pancakes in whatever design you wish.

Saltwater Brewery Develops Eco-Friendly 'Edible Six-Pack Rings'

Our oceans are sadly turning into trash receptacles overflowing with non-biodegradable waste. Find out how one microbrewery in Florida has teamed up to put an end to the mutilation and death of aquatic life as a result of the plastics that lurk beneath the water.

The Lopifit Treadmill Bike: Walk-Ride Your Way To Better Health

Tired of just walking your way to fitness? Maybe you're not so hot on the idea of just peddling around, either. Mix it up with the Lopifit, a treadmill on a bicycle. Find out how they differ from other forms of exercise and who's got this latest hot ticket item now.

Invention Of The Week? Pilot Is A Smart Earpiece Language Translator

A world without language barriers has finally arrived, thanks to new technology developed by a team of inventors in New York City. You see, Waverly Labs in Manhattan has just created the Pilot, which is the world’s first smart earpiece that translates between users speaking different languages. Will this technology be a hit on the market?

Chime Will Make You The Perfect Cup Of Chai Tea

All chai tea isn't created equally. Sure, you've probably had chai tea from somewhere like Starbucks, but that is the over-sweetened, pre-brewed version, and like most things, authentic is simply better. The Chime, similar to a Keurig, simplifies the brewing process, while still giving you an authentic cup of chai tea, quickly and easily.

New App Detects Furfural In Beer: Say Goodbye to Stale Ale

Not sure of the freshness levels of the various beers you've had sitting around for ages? No worries. A new app for beer lovers can tell you without ever having to take a swig. Find out more about it and how it works right here.

Algae: Saving Plants From Themselves To End World Hunger

World hunger is an increasing concern. Now scientists at Carnegie think they may have found the key to possibly alleviating some of those worries through a protein and enzyme commonly found in algae. Find out what they are, how they work and what impact they could have on feeding the masses by reading further.