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Game On, Obese Americans – A Thinning Mobile App Has Arrived!

A Georgia Tech PH.D candidate has created a mobile app intended to help adults learn how to make healthy food choices.

 

Sportier Sex: MovModa "Performance Lingerie"

A new line of sport-specific lingerie makes combining sporty and sexy easier than ever.

12 Weird, Funny & Naughty Ways To Express Yourself With A Shopping Bag

Sexy, naughty, funny, weird... shopping bags - the fashion kind, not the grocery kind -  can express the inner you.  They're more racy, more clever, more artistic, and much more revealing than clothing fashion.  Surely, you'll find one among the 14 you would love to carry.

Meet 'Mega Big Boy', Japan's Mammoth New Prophylactic

Tired of being the butt of 'short sword' jokes, Japan takes the bull by the tusks by rolling out Mega Big Boy prophylactics... but will anyone there buy them?

Pedaled, Not Driven: BOND Bike Is The Coolest Cycle Ever

You know a bicycle that bears James Bond's name is bound to be intriguing. And this one doesn't disappoint. Up until you find out it's not for sale.

Magnetic Bike Water Bottle Holder Cuts Weight, Keeps Your Water Planted

Ultralight cycling fanatics looking to shave every ounce should love this new water bottle holder from Vincero Design. An innovative twist on a standard, timeless piece of equipment, Vincero's answer uses magnets rather than a metal/composite cage to hold your water.

Zeal Optics Solar-Powered Backpack

Known for award-winning sunglasses and goggles, Zeal Optics is increasingly pushing toward technological sports gear. Joining its GPS-integrated snow goggles is the new Reliant charging backpack.

Fruits & Veggies Are Just Not That Popular

Twenty-one First Ladies, including Michelle Obama, have pushed healthy diets as their main projects. I guess they should have found different causes to get behind, because in spite of their efforts, the efforts of the medical community, the insurance industry, the health and fitness industry and many more sectors of the economy... we keep eating fewer and fewer of them.

 

SEIL Bag: The LED Billboard For Your Back

A new backpack helps you communicate your intentions and emotions on the street.

Concept Bike Loses The Chain, Uses Cables

The bike just got a little simpler. Or more complicated? An interesting new design in bicycles takes away one of the most basic pieces: the chain, and replaces it with a new system.

Mobile Treadmill Sounds (and Looks) Ridiculous, Could Be Interesting

On its face, the term "walking treadmill" sounds like a bad punchline. But some researchers in Japan are taking this one seriously.

Australian Ultrarunner Takes On Pole-To-Pole Run

Pat Farmer is preparing to take on what's being called the "longest run on earth," an epic voyage from the North Pole to the South Pole.

Philips Creates The Airfryer For Greaseless Frying

It is one of nature’s cruel little jokes on us – the foods that are the most tempting are almost always the worst ones for our health.  Luckily for all of the fried food lovers (and closet fried food lovers) out there, Phillips has created the Airfryer.  This device uses hot air to create crispy fried foods.   

Swimsense: The Pedometer For Swimming

For years pedometers, altimeters and GPS computers have helped runners, cyclists, climbers and other land athletes keep track of their adventures. Swimmers have had far fewer options. But the Finis Swimsense helps level the playing field. 

CoolSculpting Freezes Away Your Excess Fat

While plastic surgery has certainly become quite popular over the years, I think that the majority of people are too afraid to actually go under the knife and risk the potential side effects of many procedures.  Well there is now a new, non-surgical option for those who want to get rid of a little flab here and there.  The CoolSculpting procedure by Zeltiq uses a freezing method to eliminate fat cells from the body.

Greenasium: Green Fitness Studio Turns Human Power To Electricity

A new 2,600 square foot gym is harnessing human power to power their gym as well as the grid. This smart eco-friendly people-healthy business, called Greenasium, wants to make positive difference on people as well as the environment. Can they do it?

Desserts Go Ultra Violet With Black Carrot Juice Concentrate

Why creep out family, friends and guests by serving purple pastries made from concentrated black carrot juice? Because it's good for them, that's why!

Portable Massage Vest Plugs Right In, Rubs Aches Out

The new M-8000 multi-position massage vest from Japan's Thrive is as supple and flexible as you'd like to be.

Next Time You're Stressed Out, Lie On A Bed Of Nails

Have you ever had one of those really rough days when all you can think about is flopping down in bed and letting the stress of the day melt away, only to find that once you are there you still cannot relax and recharge?  Sometimes you are lucky enough to have someone around who gives amazing massages, but for those times when you are on your own or just want to try something new, you could look into the Bed of Nails Relaxation Mat. 

Beauty Enhancing Chocolates Offer Vitamins, Collagen And Great Taste

Chocolate that tastes great AND is great for you? Japan's Tirol is offering beauty-enhancing, bite sized chocolates that pack vitamin C and collagen along with delicious lemon and peach chocolate flavors.