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Tsū Social Network Kicks Off First POWERBALL Office Pool For Users (Updated)

Office pools for lottery drawings have been around for almost 100 years. According to a Wikipedia entry: 'the betting pools' concept was first introduced by Littlewoods, a retail and betting commpany in England (1923) and was developed initially for football matches.

Tiny Wearable Power Supercapacitor Packs High Density Charge

Meet the micro-supercapacitor, which is a big word for a tiny wearable electronic device that packs a high density charge. Read on for more on this amazing new wearable power source that may make the standard battery a thing of the past.

Invention Of The Week? New Earthquake-Proof Bed Could Help Save Lives

Chinese inventor Wang Wenxi has developed a concept for an earthquake-proof bed that swallows you (and yours) up when it senses the ground shaking. That’s right when the ground starts moving you and your mattress are dropped into a sealed unit that is loaded full of supplies. The question is will this invention be a hit among the claustrophobic types?

Controlling The Weather With Lasers, Can It Be Done?

Scientists are talking about employing high-energy lasers for the purpose of producing rain at will, but the question is should we?

Ultra Long Distance Wheelchair Is A Stylish, Lightweight Design That Will Go The Distance

Modern athletes have come to expect top-notch function in their athletic equipment. They also expect a bit of style, and often choose equipment, equal in function, based on personal style alone. However, disabled athletes have limited options when it comes to choosing their equipment. Designer Andrew Mitchell conceptualized the Ultra Long Distance Wheelchair with both function and style in mind.

eReader Apps vs. Dedicated eReaders: Why eReader Apps Come Out On Top

Reading your books on a mobile device is a life changer for anyone who loves reading books. But there is one serious drawback with electronic devices that are dedicated to books. Normally have to buy a completely new machine in order to join the eReader community. If you're like many folks, you are finding that your home is becoming ever more cluttered with more expensive electronic devices.  And your pocket and bags are already laden with various devices you need to lug around. Luckily, there's another option!  You can try reading your favorite books using the smartphone you already own and drop having to buy and use a dedicated book reader altogether.


Wi-Fi For Those Living Off The Grid

Thousands of people who have embraced the less-is-more attitude and those hoping to go green have discovered you can create your own DIY Internet connection a lot more easily than expected.

MIT Researchers Develop a Bandage With a Brain

Meet the team of MIT reserachers who developed an amazing smart bandage that may well revolutionize medical tech and fitness hardware by its ability to detct infection and dispense medication.

15+ Gadget Gifts For Retired Dads And Grandpas

There are so many new gadgets out this year that older or retired Dads and Grandpas would love. They cover the gamut from low tech to high tech, while all being user-intuitive. In looking for the best gift ideas out there for older dads and grandpas, I searched for gadgets that are not the usual boring ideas. My picks are for some of the most effective and best rated gadgets on the market. Perfect for Father's Day, Christmas or any other time you need a thoughtful and useful gift.

 

New ili Translator Allows Users Instant Translations On The Spot

The world of translation has just gotten smarter and faster. Now you can have translations done on the spot instantly with a new wearable device called ili that saves you time and trouble.

SnoSoot Takes Sledding To The Next Level

Whether you're a winter sports guru or you just enjoy the occasional ride down a powdery hill, you may want to check out SnoSoot. Sledding with SnoSoot is unlike any other sledding experience, because instead of hopping on a sled, toboggan or any other piece of equipment, you wear your sled.

Tree-Free Toilet Paper Is On A Roll For Going Green

Now, thanks to entrepreneur Mark Samuels and the company he started known as Nimbus Eco, you can begin by reducing your impact on deforestation by using tree-free toilet paper.

Meet Jym Is The Fitness App That Will Keep You On Track With Your New Year's Resolutions

The opening of a new year is a time of resolutions, and fitness resolutions are usually top of the list for a lot of people. However, sticking to a fitness routine is often hard and even harder still is paying for a personal trainer. With the Meet Jym App, finding a trainer is easy and more affordable, which makes sticking to your resolutions much easier.

Blue Panel Steel Conceptual Shoe: Alternative to High Heels

Meet Dutch avant-garde shoe designer, Marloes ten Bhomer, who has designed the blue panel steel high-heeled shoe. It's different and requires a bit more respect than just a request to not step on them, as was the case with their blue suede cousins of more than six decades past.


SounDish Increases Quality And Volume Levels On Mobile Devices Without Batteries Or Wires

Ever wish you could boost the volume on your cellphone beyond what’s allotted per factory specs for calls, videos or music? Well, a company called Passive Vibes has invented a patented device for improving all of that without batteries, electricity, or inconvenient wires to get tangled up in.

Bionic Eye Grants New Sight To Blind Mother

Meet a brave woman from Colorado who thanks to a new bionic eye,can see her own son for the first time in years. Keep some Kleenex nearby.


Invention Of The Week? 20:16 MoonWalker Shoes Defy Gravity

This is one small step for man, and one giant leap for city dwellers. A team of inventors in NYC have developed the 20:16 Moonwalker Shoes. They are space-age shoes specifically designed so that you actually experience what it feels like when walking on the moon. Are you ready to conquer the world one step at a time?

Why Women Are Making Music With Their Vaginas Using Babypod

Have you ever wanted to play music inside your vagina? After reading this, you just might.

Find out why pregnant women are choosing to use Babypod vaginal speakers and the reasons doctors created it.


Want To Freak Out Your Friends? Check Out This Creepy Phone Charger.

Want to charge your iPhone while also scaring your friends to death?  If so, check out Grow Cable... and get ready for a shock.

Banana Stuffer Turns Boring Bananas Into Sweet & Delicious Snacks

The Sonna! Chocobana-na kit is just the thing for parents whose fussy kids turn their noses up at healthy bananas. Next time finicky eaters say “stuff it,” you can do just that!