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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.

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.

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.

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.

Geek-Chic: Nerdy, Neat, Nifty and Clunky Fashion Styles

Read  on to learn more. about the geek/chic/nerdy fashion phenomenon that has seeped into American pop culture and the world of fashion.

Panfold Is The Foldable Camping Pan With Adjustable Legs

If you enjoy camping and hiking, then you know that it's tough sometimes to consolidate your necessities and amenities into a single bag. You probably have some gear that changes shape to be stowed easier or has a few different uses. The Panfold Camping Pan is one of those tools. It can be folded to make stowing and transporting easier.

I Have To Wonder If This Back To The Future Golf Cart Can Go The Required 88 Miles-Per-Hour...

Okay.  It has a Mr. Fusion.  But can the Flux Capacitor... flux?  And does it have enough steel in the frame to protect the golfers within?

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.

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.

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.

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.