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Consumers Blown Away By Wind Resistant Cyprus Umbrella

Meet the Cypress umbrella created by two mechanical engineers in Vancouver  and say goodbye to umbrellas that fall apart in the wind.

Invention Of The Week: Zafirro Is Sharper Than Any Other Blade On The Planet

Most of us shave. Lots of us shave in different places, and some of us shave in all places. So, for all you razor blade fanatics there is a new one that just hit the market and it’s a ‘sharp’ and cool new invention. But why is this invention 'a cut above the rest?'.

Wearable Solar Innovation: Parka Offers Shelter, Comfort and Energy

The latest addition to the Pauline van Dongen wearable solar family is a very special parka that thrives amid nature's often harsh elements. Read on to learn more about this innovative Dutch desinger and her amazing creations.

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2016 Best Buy Award Winners

The Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards for 2016 honor the top new model-year vehicle choices available in the USA. Drawing upon Kelley Blue Book's reputation as a trusted vehicle valuation source, this premier awards program offers consumers invaluable insight on which new car or truck best suits their needs.

Best Bed For The Relatives This Holiday - Sound Asleep Air Mattress

Need a coimfortable air mattress? With the holidays so close you could trip over them you may be wondering how you are going to handle the extra guests who will be favoring you with their company this year. Gone are the days of cots and roll-away beds. In more recent years people have been resorting to air mattresses since they don't require as much room to store. And there is actually a comofrtable air mattress available for your guests.

Parkinson's Drug Doubles as Treatment for Macular Degeneration

Learn more about L-DOPA, a treatment for Parkinson's Disease and a new study that suggests this drug may be able to delay or prevent Macular Degeneration.

Mobile Charging Kiosk Runs On Solar Power, Saves Time And Energy

In Rwanda, Africa, an organization called African Renewable Energy Distributor is behind an invention known as a Mobile Solar Cell Phone Charger. The lightweight charging station can be hooked up behind a bicycle or moped to deliver charging opportunities to residents of remote places.

Hummingbird Is The World's Lightest Folding Bike

There are tons of folding bikes on the market, and more and more urban commuters are grabbing their own to help with their urban lives. Folding bikes add the convenience of being stowable to the convenience of avoiding traffic and parking hassles. Add the convenience of being the lightest folding bike in the world and you get the Hummingbird.

Is It Christmas Yeti?

People have been searching for the yeti for hundreds of years and there appears to be a real motivation behind those searches -- the meat. It is apparently the secret behind the Sherpas' ability to climb so easily at such high altitudes. Canned Yeti Meat is one kind of meat that Oscar Meyer doesn't pack and ship, and one that isn't readily available at your deli counter.

Biogas Backpack Provides Means Of Transporting Affordable Alternative Energy

Now that biogas has become more prevalent, scientists, environmentalists and industry leaders are looking for more ways to introduce it to poor rural areas. The problem for a lot of people in small towns and villages, where the main means of transportation is still by foot, is getting it home.

Facebook’s Double Standard: Blocks Tsū While Incentivizing Their Own

The Facebook/Tsu controversy will go down in the annals of social media history as an epic case of a dominant social network bullying another. For those who are not aware what has transpired over the course of the last few weeks, all you have to do is Google search “Facebook Bans Tsu” or “Facebook Censors Tsu” to rifle through a plethora of articles and fan complaints cyberventilating their way across the blogosphere.

Xandem Lets You Detect And Locate People In Your Home

There is new and innovative technology that just hit the market that will protect and automate your home. A team of inventors in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed Xandem Home which is a one-of-a-kind security system. Is your home equipped with technology like this?

Tsū Rockstars à la Twitter, not Facebook

Do social media stars make the social network, or does the social network make the stars? If history is to be our road map, it would appear that the latter is the case. Yes, users have to be creative enough to use these ecosystems in innovative ways, but without the platform, these unknowns would have had a much tougher time reaching exponentially wide audiences in such a short period of time.

Take Leano Anywhere And Have A Chair

Picnics are great, so are outdoor movies, reading under the sunshine and just about anything you can do to relax in the open air. However, sometimes getting comfortable on a blanket or in the grass can be tough. Enter Leano, the portable chair that you can set-up just about anywhere and have instant back support.

Stanford University's Artificial Skin: Sensational Advance For Prosthetics

Read on for more about a new and exciting product that may one day in the near future may allow prosthetic wearers to feel sensation in their limbs.

You Can Go Back Again -- Crayola Launches Coloring Books For Adults

Coloring books have become a huge trend among adults lately. It is a chance to relive a small part of our childhoods and has been reported to be just as therapeutic as meditation for people. So it should come as no surprise that Crayola, the crayon giant, has come out with their own line of Crayola Color Escapes Coloring Pages for adults.

New 'Moon Parka' Made From Artificial Spider Silk

Japanese startup Spiber and the company behind The North Face products, Goldwin, have teamed up to create a prototype jacket they're calling the Moon Parka. It's cold-weather gear whose outer shell is made entirely from synthetic spider silk called QMONOS, courtesy of Spiber.

Munkyboards Electric Skateboards Will Satisfy Your Need For Speed

If you're a skateboarder and have a need for speed, you've probably considered buying an electric skateboard. More and more electric skateboards are making their debut on the market, so shopping around may be hard. Let me make it simple--if you want speed and durability, then Munkyboards Electric Skateboards are what you need.

Comfort From A Toaster: Grilled Cheese In A Bag

If there is one comfort food that most of us love, especially during the winter, it is a grilled cheese sandwich. Especially when accompanied by a bowl of tomato soup. The big problem is that it can take some serious time to get it all together. With Toaster Grilled Cheese Bags you can make your sandwiches in the toaster quickly and easily.

Build Your Own Kayak: The O Six Hundred Kayak

The kayak has been around for thousands of years. Since the Bronze Age, Inuit hunters have been using the kayak to hunt on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. The O Six Hundred Kayak borrows the original Inuit design and employs modern materials to make a tough, lightweight kayak. And just like the Inuits, you build it yourself.