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Ventricular Assist Devices: You Gotta Have Heart

Learn more about ventricular assist devices (VADs), which are mechanical heart pumps that represent a significant advancement in heart failure treatment and surgery.

SpeedForce Is A Fully Integrated Cycling Computer

An avid cyclist from Sunnyvale, California, has developed new technology that will make your bike even smarter.  Gang Li is the inventor of SpeedForce, which is a fully-integrated smart cycling computer that lets you get the most out of cycling. Do you feel like being a cycling pro?

Florida Teen Develops $12 Machine For Converting Ocean Currents Into Usable Energy

Another kid inventor is making headlines. This time it's a 15-year-old in Boca Raton, FL, named Hannah Herbst for developing a method for creating usable energy through ocean currents that costs only $12.

RipCord Packaging Tape Makes Opening Packages A Breeze

How many times have you tried opening a taped package where you quickly gave up and resorted to using a knife to practically hack it open? With RipCord tape, all that could be a thing of the past.

Camp Champ: A Kitchen In A Trunk

Campers are always looking for new ways to streamline and consolidate their gear. In the camping world, things are smaller, have multiple uses and fit neatly into tight spaces. The Camp Champ and its components fit this mold. Camp Champ packs a kitchen's worth of cooking equipment into a stylish wooden trunk.

Dazzling 3-D Printed Accessories: Swarovski Crystal Sparkles and Struts

Read on to learn more about IPNOTIX, an exciting and innovative Italian technology company and its new line of dazzling accessories combining 3-D technology, Swarovski crystals and stylish Italian fashion.

Invention Of The Week: Ollinfit Is A Wearable Personal Trainer

Ollinfit acts as your very own personal trainer and it guides you perfectly through all your workouts with important feedback on your overall form quality and weights you are lifting. This new invention will help ensure you get the best workout while minimizing the risk of injury. So, how soon will you be using this new technology?

Mixcder Basso Wireless Headphones: Perfect For Athletics And Training

As an adamant gym-goer, I love new technology that makes my workouts more entertaining or beneficial. The Mixcder Basso Wireless Earphones were designed to stay in your ears during physical activity, so they not only give you the benefits of wireless technology, they won't slip out of your ears. I tried out these earphones for a few days, and overall I had a great experience with them.

Printer Ink From Air Pollution, Can It Be Done? MIT Grad Says "Yes"

What if we could find a way to turn air pollution into something useful? A recent MIT grad thinks he's found a way.

Take Your iPad On A Totally Retro Trip

These days the iPad is THE thing. The one problem is that you need some sort of stand to hold it up so that you can watch movies and videos without your arms getting tired. There are many stands out there, but none of them as cool and retro as this Cardboard iPad TV Stand. The design is right out of the 50s and 60s and brings back so many memories for some of us.

New Fuel Inspired By 9/11 Won't Explode On Impact

Scientists from the California Institute of Technology say they've found a way to prevent fireball-type explosions upon impact of the kind seen in airplanes, buses, cars and trucks.

Tick Key Is 99.9 Percent Effective at Removing Ticks

The effects of Lyme disease can be devastating and lifelong. Fortunately, the Tick Key offers an added layer of defense and it’s easy to carry and use. The Tick Key is a small device that is 99.9 percent effective at removing ticks.

Restoring Vision For Seniors: PhD Student Creates Liquid Crystal Lens

Read on to learn more about Devesh Mistry, a second-year PhD student in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leeds, who has been developing a new kind of lens, which could restore age-related long-sightedness and eliminate the need for glasses.

Poop Scoop: FMT Transplants Disgust and Delight Medical Researchers

 Poop transplants are saving lives every day. Read on for rmore information  BEFORE  your next meal even though the yuck factor may still be significant.

Search For The Perfect Bike: Arvak Bicyle

What would the "perfect bicycle" look like? Would it maybe look like the Arvak Bicycle--elegant and simple, minimalist, yet eye-catching? A designer and a wood craftsman teamed up to create a company on a quest for the "perfect bicycle," and it led to the creation of the Arvak Bicycle.

Biogas From Manure To Power BMW's South Africa Plant

German automaker BMW is attempting to do its part when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint.

New Hydrobee Invention Harnesses Nature's Power For USB Devices

A new device the size and shape of a soda can has been designed to generate electricity for USB devices when electronics users are off the grid.

Trek Up Your Home Or Office With An Electronic Door Chime

 If you are a true Trekkie and a fan of the original series then this Star Trek Electronic Door Chime is the stuff of dreams. This communication panel provides the sounds of doors opening, communication notifications, and even red alert. It is the perfect accessory for the Trekker home, office, or dorm room, and makes a great gift for your favorite Trekkie for Christmas or Hanukkah.

Algae: New Source Of Omega-3 Saves Oceans From Overfishing

Besides being used as an alternative energy source for industrial applications, algae is now under investigation as a viable source of omega-3.

15 Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes That Are Sheer Genius

Halloween is nearly here. If you don't have a costume, all you need to do is take things you probably have around the house and make yourself one. Here are 15 fast and easy DIY Halloween costumes that borders on genius!