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Fountain Of Youth Or Death By Sweets? Another Study Reveals Sugar Kills

I don't really want to be the one to break it to you, especially the day after Christmas, but sugar kills. On the bright side, 2010 is just around the corner and you're not too late to cross sugar off your list of healthy energy foods for the new year. 

Motorized Knee For The Bionic Jogger

For those that just can't muster all the power and energy they need to run or jog, a group of Japanese researchers is working on a motorized knee.

Headis Is Just What It Sounds Like: Tennis With Your Head

New sports are always a hoot, and HEADIS is no exception--a totally new use for that dusty, old ping pong table in the basement.

Pedal Powered Christmas Tree Slimming and Eco-friendly

As part of the Cop15 campaign this year, Copenhagen's City Hall Square Christmas tree could help inspire people not only to be more eco-conscious, but also to stay in shape as they pedal to light up the tree

Develop Wireless Apps While You Jog: TI eZ430-Chronos

Wear your wireless development platform on the go. This new watch from Texas Instruments offers a little something for geeks and athletes alike.

4Fitness: Big Gym, Tiny Footprint

The 4Fitness is an interesting concept in home exercise designed to bring a full serving of fitness without the space-stealing equipment.

Grace Electric Bike Melds Scooter, Motorcycle And Bicycle Into One Expensive Ride

The Grace Bike throws two electric motors and lithium batteries onto a performance bicycle and creates an enviable ride that will leave others long behind.

Pocket Radar: Tiny Speed-Tracking Device

The Pocket Radar brings the function of one of the most despised devices on earth to your pocket.

Anti-Theft Collapsible Bike Wheel

These concept wheels provide an interesting new reason for thieves to pass your bike over (or at least spend an extra 3 minutes stealing it).

Send Your Weight Directly To Twitter With The Body Scale

With just $160, you can buy in to new heights of embarrassment. Begin sending regular tweets about your weight/fat content by jumping on the Body Scale.

Cyberchondria & The Art Of Googling Oneself Silly!

An actual research study titled "Cyberchondria: Studies of the Escalation of Medical Concerns in Web Search" was recently conducted by Microsoft researchers Ryen W. White and Eric Horvitz to analyze how the Web enables those obsessed in researching illnesses. A survey of 515 Microsoft employees determined that Internet surfing regarding health issues is on the rise. Inquiring minds want to know what's ailing them and why they are obsessed with tracking down health symptoms online from the common cold to cancer.

First Exclusive Green Marketplace For Hotels Launches

On November 9, EcoGreenHotel announced the official launch of it’s new online store, EcoGreenHotelStore.com. It's virtually a green marketplace for hotels and a one-stop marketplace of over 1000 products and services for the green hospitality industry. As more and more hotels become green-certified and more guests request "green" accommodations, the EcoGreenHotel Store is satisfying the needs of both the hotelier and the traveler.

Walkstation: Transforming American Workplaces From Sedentary To Active!

With exercise and employee well-being becoming a greater focus in many workplaces, a new company has released something that allows those who typically work at a computer to multi-task in a way that's for their own greater good, and that of the company that they work for. This concept isn't a business idea per say - but it's definitely worth mentioning because it might just set a new trend for workspaces of the future.


Multi-Function Biking: The PUYL Bike Light/Pump

An efficient, multi-functional cycling concept, PUYL provides both light and air, two necessary components for any night cyclist.

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Makes Exercise Easier on the Body

Whether recovering from a sports injury or suffering from a medical condition, exercise can be painful. The Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill creates an environment of weightlessness where you can get the required exercise without feeling as much impact.

Canine Water Therapy: Big Time Doin' The Dog Paddle

Dogs across the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and Australia are lining up to join canine swim clubs! Water therapy for dogs is a recent bloom among the canine natural therapies, which include chiropractics, massage therapy, and acupuncture. 

Honda Bicycle Simulator: Not As Fun As You Think

Thinking about trading your sedan in for a bicycle? Consider getting up to speed on traffic safety before that first commute.

Folding Bike Concept With Foldable Wheels

This folding bike concept provides urban commuters with a new level of portability. Break it down, pack it up and shove it under your seat.

Gyrowheel Makes Kid Cyclists Feel Good About Themselves

For young children, Gyrowheel could be the coolest invention since the water pistol. Eliminating the need for training wheels, the wheel helps children to learn how to ride a two-wheeler.

ACG Surfboard Roof Rack For Your Bike

This interesting surfboard bike rack puts the board over your head. Mount one of these overhead board racks to your Schwinn and tote your surfboard to the beach without using a drop of gas.