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PreVue Pregnancy eTextile Device Lets Mothers See Their Baby Grow

New to the world of eTextiles is the PreVue pregnancy screen, an abdomen attachment that lets expecting parents see their child's growth and development as the natal process progresses.

Is Rolltop 2.0 The Laptop Of The Future? Seems Like A Circular Argument

A computer you can carry under your arm like a stylish rolled-up yoga mat? Why not, says the Rolltop design company, currently in the process of obtaining partners, investors and manufacturers for its new computing innovation.

A 3D, 360 Degree Display In A Store Near You? Chances Look Foggy

Sciency types at Japan's Osaka University have created a prototype 360 degree 3D display that uses projectors and a cylinder of fog to engineer images that appear to reside in the 3rd dimension no matter how you look at them.

Actionsampler Camera Makes Sure You Never, Never, Never, Never Miss A Shot

Four nevers? We hear you even across the Interwebs - "they must be mad or simply unskilled". Not so! With the Lomo Actionsampler, four photos are your reward with just the press of a button.

Illinois Government Cash Grab Proves Taxing For Online Retailers

No one likes the tax man, but in Illinois, the state the government is looking to give him a far larger online effect by requiring any businesses with a "physical presence" in the state to collect and remit sales tax.

Metals Can't Slip On Past These Banana Peels - Water Purification Goes Fruity

Often researchers are regarded as bananas for their long and tireless dedication to a very narrow space of subject matter, but now sane scientists at Brazil's UNSEP have discovered a way to use the classic banana peel as a way to purify water.

Plug.in Laptop Bag Is A Functional But Huge.eyesore

Laptops are becoming ever more prevalent and designer Viola Kosow has created the Plug.in bag as a way to not only carry around your precious electronic equipment but a power supply and other needed items as well, all with a bit of extra functionality.

Smart Jukebox Brings Touch To The Tunes

From San Francisco creative firm Frog Design comes the TouchTunes Virtuo, a new take on the old jukebox and one that is far more in line with how we want our music delivered.

Love Card Helps The Elderly Find The Food They're Looking For

It sounds like something used on an Internet dating site, but the Love Card is in fact a concept design from Shen Ming intended to help those who can't see so well still get a great buy in the grocery store.

iWallet Bills Itself As High-Tech Way To Keep Your Money From Going Missing

New from the iWallet corporation is - you guessed it from the name - the iWallet! Playing off of the popular "i" trend, the company has created what it says is a remarkably secure update to the standard wallet concept.


Soothing The Savage Beast - The Role Of Comforting Robot Nurses

Robotic nurses are coming soon to a hospital near you, but how we will as humankind react to these marvels of medical technology and respond to the touch of our robotic responders?

Tazer Toy A Shockingly Bad Idea - Gee, Who'd Have Thought?

In what has to be one of the most colossally stupid marketing moves ever made, a company is now producing "toy" tazers that not only resemble the real thing, but give out real shocks. Yeah, this is going to end well.

The Human Touch Comes Calling - Anatomical Advancements In The World Of Mobile Phones

Yep, that's a picture of a man dressed as a cellphone. And while that's a Halloween costume, NTT DoCoMo and Osaka University in Japan are working on ways to make your mobile phone more human.

Floor Plan Light Switch A Bright Idea For Homeowners

There's always that one switch in a house - you know, the one that makes you wonder "just what the hell does this do?" Now, from designer Taewon Hwang, comes the Floor Plan Light Switch -  a great way to never be confused again.

AERO E Converter Blows Your Celluar Charging Woes Away

From designer Lance Cassidy comes the AERO E power converter concept, a breath of fresh air in the plugged-in landscape of mobile device charging.

We All Scream For Electro Ice Cream

From the presumably brain-frozen mind of Orhan Gurbanov comes the Elctro Ice Cream Maker concept, a stylish, portable way to enjoy everyone's favorite frozen treat.

Honey Pot Protocells May Be Just What The Doctor Ordered

Thanks to work at NIST and Weill Cornell Medical College, viruses may soon be heading for a decoy cell instead of those naturally produced by a human body. Dubbed "honey pot" protocells, these attractive antivirals may just be the next big thing in the fight against disease.

New Autopsy Technique Helps Put The Knives Away

Thinking about an autopsy isn’t something most of us do on a regular basis, but for Guy Rutty and his team at the University of Leicester, finding a better way to analyze the recently deceased has led to a new, non-invasive breakthrough.

X-Cool Calculator Attempts To Multiply Interest In Math

From toy and gadget maker Perpetual Kid comes the Cool Gamer Calculator, also known as the X-Cool, an attempt to combine video games and math in a hand-held, portable option.

Mimi Wireless Gaming Keyboard Makes Playing Portable

Every good gamer knows they need a great keyboard and mouse in order to get the most from their PC gaming, and the Mimi Wireless Gaming Keyboard lets you have all in one.