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Hovertrax: Electric Skateboard That Will Change The Way We Travel And Play?

"Created to transform transportation toys and focus on practical movement, we've built a totally new product that celebrates personal and intuitive transport." That's what the makers of the Hovertrax, a new, motorized means of transportation (or just fun), say about their product on their website. Read more and decide whether or not you want to be a part of this "mobility revolution."

Chewing Is Good For The Environment - Power Your Wearable Devices With This Chin Strap

Do you find yourself suffering from jaw pain, or headaches from grinding or clenching your teeth while you're asleep? Now there could be an upside to your stress induced dental strain - scientists have created a chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements.

Teeter Popper: Think Balance Board. Think Bubble Wrap

The Teeter Popper  has already won ASTRA’s Best Toy For Kids Award, has been named a finalist in the Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Toy Test, and is predicted to be a hot seller at Christmas. Gasp! Who said Christmas? Apple season just started; why would I speak such vulgarity? Let’s not think about it just yet. Think balance board. Think Sit ‘n Spin. Think tiny boat. Think bubble wrap. Now wrap them into one toy and you will have the Teeter Popper.


Want To Submerge Your Tea In A Yellow Submarine?

In the land where I was born lived a man who sailed to tea . . . You don't have to be a Beatles fan to get the point of where the idea of a Yellow Submarine Tea infuser came from, but it certainly wouldn't hurt. You can brew your favorite while getting the song stuck firmly in your head. There is nothing like starting your day with a Fab Four earworm and starting to think that you actually do live in a yellow submarine.

Crime-Fighting Accessories: Attractive Wearable Tech Weapons

Security  devices are the latest passengers on the wearable tech bandwagon. Innovation abounds with bracelets and hair clips that double as emergency alarms. Read on to learn more about these new attractive weapons against crime.


Want Your Coffee With A Side Of Anti-Gravity?

The Floating Mug is possibly the coolest mug ever since it appears to defy gravity. Thanks to some clever engineering the mug appears to float in mid-air even though it is firmly grounded at all times. The mug is attached to the base only by the handle, which is the device that give the mug its anti-gravity appearance.

ISIS’ Social Media Appeal To Americans To Make Love, Not War?

ISIS might be way more dangerous than anyone any thinks. In an unprecedented military tactic, the self-declared “caliphate” of Syria and Iraq is using social media for the purpose of enticing American women to help procreate the next generation of jihadists. And in the process, the terrorist organization that's now the over-lord of large swathes of Syria and Iraq is showing, once again, that it’s almost as shrewd with social media as. . .

Mokulock Wooden Bricks: Not The Green LEGO Blocks You Were Looking For

Mokulock's wooden bricks are what you'd get if, say, the LEGO company made and marketed their world-famous bricks a thousand years ago instead of right here, right now.

Curing Blindness Goes Mobile With PEEK Vision App

Did you know that it's possible to test your eyesight using your smartphone? Andrew Bastawrous, a 34 year old ophthalmologist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, invented the Portable Eye Examination Kit, or PEEK, a mobile app and clip-on hardware that transforms a smartphone into a pocket-size optical clinic. 

Want Your Gummi Bears In A Chandelier?

There is nothing like a tasteful chandelier to brighten up a dark space in a foyer or dining room. Some chandeliers are becoming actual works of art by notable artisans. Some of these light fixtures are more tasty than tasteful as they employ images of food and drink for their design. One of the most unique of these chandeliers is Jellio's Candelier -- made of 15,000 gummi bears.

This Guy Programmed A Video Game Entirely With His Feet - And Now Its On Kickstarter

Although 21-year-old Max Strzelecki was born without arms, he hasn't let that stop him - or even slow him down. Not only is he a capable gamer in his own right; he's also been programming since age 14. Now, along with his friend and business partner, he's launching his first commercial game.

Here's A Robot That's Capable of Autonomous 3D Printing...In Space!

One of the most significant limitations of 3D printing technology involves size. In order to create a particular item, a printer generally must be larger than that object. One firm thinks they've designed a solution in the form of a robot...and now they plan to send it into space.

Want A Puzzle For A Desk Top Fridge?

The idea of having a mini fridge at your workstation or by your favorite spot in the living room is such a tempting one. Having one that looks like a giant Rubik's Cube is even more tempting -- especially among the geek world. This cute and tiny Rubik's Cube Fridge is just the thing for keeping your sodas, beer, or snacks cold while you work or relax.

Social Media’s Looks Inside Outlanders’ Shot At Independence? (Update on Vote)

How does Starz network’s new TV series Outlanders set in the mid 1700s relate to modern-day social media? Well, aside from the trending tweets pertaining to the impending nuptials between the story’s lead characters, it’s really the descendants of those Outlanders and their current pursuit of independence that’s catching all the buzz.

Want A Couch Pillow That Changes Channels On Your TV?

There is little as frustrating in the world as constantly losing the television remote control among the pillows on the couch. We work out specific places to keep the remote, but something always manages to derail that plan and off we go hunting again. One cool way to solve this problem is to have a Pillow Universal TV Remote Control. As long as you aren't throwing it at the cat it should be easy to find when you need it.

Apple's HealthKit On IOS8: Your Health And Fitness Apps In One Place

HealthKit is set to be released in a few hours with the release of iOS8, a fierce attempt by Apple to take their place as the leader of health tracking technologies. It's a brand new framework that centralizes the data storage of personal health information, to make a developers apps more engaging and personal for users. Today they launched clinical trials with Duke and Stanford University, to track cancer and heart disease statistics on the HealthKit app.

Get Your WaveHooks Wine Glass Holder At Amazon’s 3D Printing Store. Moms Need Fun Stuff Too

It seems as though Amazon really does have everything, including a 3D printing store. You can shop in their Jewelry, Home Décor, Toys & Games, or Tech Accessories departments to find the perfect gift made on a 3D printer, like a WaveHooks Wine Glass Holder. Using dishwasher safe plastic and strong suction cups, you can wash your hair, shave your legs, and exfoliate without needing to leave your wine glass on the bathroom sink. Hey, not everything is for the kids. Moms need fun stuff too.

10 Beauty Inventions That Need To Exist Now

There are tons of clever and helpful beauty products on the market, but there are a few inventions women are still waiting for. Hopefully the cosmetic industry will hear our woes and help us out! Someone invent these products!

Want Your Soup And Crackers In The Same Bowl?

With the cooler days and nights of autumn and winter on the way making some piping hot soup is beginning to sound more attractive. The trick is to keep your crackers separate from the soup until just the right moment without them sliding off onto the table or floor. With this cool "double-dipping" soup and crackers bowl you can keep them separate and tidy throughout the meal.

Suffering From Alzheimer's? Wander Safely With New Wearable Sensor

A young scientist has invented a wearable sensor, SafeWander, that alerts caregivers on their smartphones when their patients wander out of bed. He invented it based on personal experiences with his own grandfather who suffers from Alzheimer's and has started to wander.