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Levitating Smartphones? New Magnetic Charger Makes It Happen

The latest cell phone charger is worthy of master illusionists like Criss Angel and David Copperfield. It's called the OvRcharge, and not only is it wireless, but it levitates your phone while it's charging. Find out who makes it and where you can get one right here.

Wireless Home Security Camera Runs On Solar Power, Helps Keep Burglars At Bay

Looking for a greener, more cost-effective way to protect your home from intruders? Maybe you're just curious who or what is getting in your trash cans night after night. Either way, the Ring Stick Up Cam has got you covered. Find out what it is and where you can get it right here. (VIDEO)

Luggage That Follows You: Are Fully Autonomous Smart Bags Here?

Tired of pushing, pulling and tugging on your luggage or renting one of those carts at the airport? All that's about to change with the COWAROBOT R1. Find out what it is and where you can get it right here.

New 'Breathable' Polish Line Allows Nails The Air They Need

Did you know that prolonged use of nail polish can leave your nails in an unhealthy state? According to medical professionals, it's important that our nails breathe. Now, a beauty company has announced a new breathable polish that allows nails to act as if they were wearing nothing at all. Find out who it is and where you can get it.

Inventors Answer The Call From Gates' Foundation's 'Reinvent The Toilet Challenge'

Sanitation is a global problem affecting billions of people with up to 700,000 childhood deaths a year due to it. Find out who's rising to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation challenge entitled "Reinvent the Toilet" and where the winning entries will do the most good.

Dogs Gone Camping: 6 Must Have Dog Items To Take Camping

When the weather is great, it's a terrific time to go camping and a good time to bring your dog along.  But dogs need certain items besides the absolute essentials of food, water, and a leash when they go camping. Here are six camping items for dogs that I would not be without and would suggest you consider for your dog to keep them comfortable and safe....

12+ Great Inventions For Summer Travelers And Frequent Fliers

If you're planning on traveling this summer or you're a regular frequent flier, we've rounded up 12 super handy inventions that every jet setter, globe trotter, or even cross-country driver should know about. Check out these amazing items before you hit the road and make your life a little easier in the process.

The Invention Of The Dallas Robot Bomb

In the 21st Century, robots have become ever omnipresent in many areas of human endeavor. From IBM Watson’s ability to beat top-ranked contestants on the popular TV quiz show Jeopardy to drones utilized as remote bombers to artificial intelligence taking on a myriad number of human tasks, robots are widely used in such diverse fields as academia as well as on the battlefield. But the robot bomb used in Dallas on July 7 marks the first-time robotic technology has ever been considered for weaponry by a U.S. police force.

A TV Set That Repels Mosquitoes? LG In India Says 'Yes'

South Korea's Indian branch of LG recently introduced a flat screen TV that purportedly works as a mosquito repellent in addition to providing entertainment. Find out who's got them and what the initial asking price is.

New Smartphone Case Turns Android Phones Into Game Boys

Vintage game enthusiasts have a reason to rejoice. Soon you'll be able to play your favorite Nintendo games of yesteryear on your Android platform smartphones with a cool new converter case that looks like the handheld devices from days gone by. Find out who makes it and when it's slated for release.

Cleaning Beans Keep Bottles Clear And Bright

A lot of reusable bottles have very narrow openings. They certainly aren’t wide enough to cram your hand in there and scrub all the nooks and crannies. One option is to get a new bottle, but instead you could pick up some magic beans. Bottle Cleaning Beans are specially designed bottle scrubbers.

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.