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Robotic Prosthetic Hand Wired Into Brain: Once More, With Feeling

An innovative robotic hand wired directly into the motor cortex of his brain has given a 28 year old man who has been paralyzed for more than ten years due to a spinal chord injury a new lease on life. Read on to learn more about this amazing  robotic prosthesis developed  at the Applied Physics Labortatory (APL) at John Hopkin's University.

Invention Of The Week? ResMedS+ Is A Non-Contact Sleep Sensor

The ResMed is a dream come true for those of us who have trouble sleeping. This new and cutting-edge device helps you get the Zzzs you need for a good night sleep. Are you getting one? Or, are still content with counting sheep?

Surprise Your Sweetheart With Flowers And Candy All In One

One trend that has become increasingly popular lately is the use of edible flowers in food. Many of the colorful blooms in our gardens are not only edible, but quite delicious and nutritious. If you are stuck on whether to buy your sweetheart flowers or candy you can choose to do both with this amazing set of Edible Flower Lollipops.

Klink, The Social App That Crossbred Instagram, Tsū & YouTube

It’s an exciting time for the digerati to be traversing the social media landscape. For many who have tested the waters and drunk the cool-aid of the earlier pioneering networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, we are now witnessing others, which are eager to shake up old paradigms with some intriguing new business models. This month, we take a look at Klink, the newest to arrive on the social scene, after taking some cues . . .

Don't Blink! These Weeping Angel Lights Can Kill!

This is one "choir" of angels you never want to meet. Doctor Who fans know what I mean. Of all the alien species that the extremely popular British television show has created, these angels may be the most terrifying. When you are looking at them they are classic statues of weeping angels. When you look away or close your eyes they attack. With these Weeping Angel String Lights you can add a touch of Whovian horror to Halloween or Christmas.

Wet Runway Shower: Dresses Dissolve in Spring 2016 Fashion Collection

 Fashion designer, Hussein Chalayan, has once again created a unique runway show and collection. His Spring 2016 collection defies convention with its water-soluble dresses that dissolve on the runway.

Glassy Zone: Waterproof Wearable Technology For Surfers

A team of inventors from Valencia, Spain, are leading the way with new technology that they have just introduced to the surfing world. Called Glassy Zone, this wearable technology will not only help better a surfer’s performance, but it will help them improve their health and overall well-being. So, how many waves will you ride today?

 

Who Doesn’t Know Jack About Squaring Off With Twitter?

While the blogosphere and Wall Street have been cyberventilating the last couple of weeks over Jack Dorsey taking back the reins of Twitter, little has been said about the CEO’s other company, Square. With Twitter’s current share price dipping below its opening IPO trade two years ago of $45.10, the last thing any one suspected was for Dorsey to go public with yet another company . . .

SFIT Tracks Your Activity And Helps You Manage Skincare

There are probably more activity trackers on the market now than there are activities to track. Any new entry is going to have to stand out in the crowd if it hopes to sell. SFIT attempts to do this by throwing in skincare to its bag of tricks. Not only is it an activity tracker, it can also help you care for your skin.

Bolt M1 Is Bringing The Moped Back In Style

The moped hit the height of its popularity in the 80s, before the scooter started gaining popularity. However, technological advances have seen just about any wheeled vehicle being fitted with electric motors, and the moped is no exception. Bolt Motorbikes has produced their own electric moped, the Bolt M1. It looks like a retro moped, but runs like a modern electric bike.

This Paracord Grenade Is Loaded With Survival Tools

If you ever get worried about being lost in the woods, or you want to survive the zombie apocalypse, then you really need to get your hands on the M-550 Paracord Survival Grenade. It is not an explosive device by any means; rather it is one loaded with survival tools that just might help you get through worst case-scenarios of sorts. Will this new grenade help you survive in the great outdoors?

Eco-Friendly Floating House 'The WaterNest' Making Waves

The WaterNest is not a boat. It’s an eco-friendly nest of a home with a sleek, contemporary design that floats atop the water allowing for beautiful waterfront views and providing you with the best of both worlds.

Inspired By The Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Collects And Stores Water

Living in a developed nation, we sometimes don't realize that water is a scarce necessity for some in less developed countries. The presence of water can also mean survival for thrill seeking adventurers. Inspired by the Fogstand Beetle, Bionic Water Storage Unitis a conceptual design that would harvest and store water.

Internal Wearable Tech: Menstrual Cup That Will Never Runneth Over

Does your vagina talk to you? If it could, what do you think it would say? Well, meet the world's first texting menstrual  cup that informs you when its full and needs to be emptied.

New Invention For Boosting Solar Energy Cells Offers Significant Gains In Production

As more and more improvements have been made to the concept and design of solar devices, the more investment worthy they’ve become. Now, three engineers have designed a transparent cooling cloth that’s said to boost solar cell productivity “significantly.”

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

Invention Of The Week? Hoverboard: The Next Evolution In Personal Electric Mobility

There are a number of companies out there who are trying to win the race in developing the ‘mother of all hoverboards.’ However, a company based in Mountain View, CA, is keeping things more at ground level. Now you can surf the sidewalks and streets on a one-wheeled, gyro-stabilized electric vehicle that will make you feel as if you are actually hovering in the air. Are you set to ride a new experience?

Robo Wunderkind Blocks Are Robotic Lego's

Lego's have been a popular and timeless children's toy for decades.  You can make almost anything using Lego's but now there are blocks that can be turned into actual robots and you can be as young as 5 to make them. Meet Robo Wunderkind, the "Lego of the future."

What Do You Get When You Pour Molten Aluminum Into A Melon? Something Unique, That's What!

Creating original art in an original manner is a unique skill.  In this case, what is needed is insanely hot aluminum and some melons.  Yep, you read that correctly.  Melons.

Play In The Treetops With CanopyStair

As we grow older, climbing trees becomes a forgotten art, and we no longer indulge in playing in the canopy of the tree line. And even if we let our inner child out and try to scale a few limbs, we find it's not so easy anymore. Enter CanopyStair, a new way to climb a tree.