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Hi-tech Electric Wheelchair of the Future Promises Greater Mobility

Wheelchairs are about to make a great leap forward in form and function. The four-wheeled Rodem electric wheelchair prototype not only looks stylish and sporty, it's designed to make mobility much easier for the disabled and the elderly.

Nintendo Files a Patent for a Wii Football

Nintendo has filed a patent for a Wii football. Will it add this new device to the roster of Wii accessories already out there?

If High-Fructose Corn Syrup Kills Honeybees, What Does It Do To You?

Watch your soda intake... and your juice intake....  Don't drink bottled iced tea or lemonade or eat candy bars or packaged frozen dinners....  They're full of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which scientists have postulated is responsible for the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder that has killed off one-third of the honeybee population in the U.S.  See why this study affects you!

Jesus Body Diet Pills: For Those Who Praise The Lard

He dieted for our sins and what did He get? A body you don't run a cross every day. Now you can have one too, thanks to Jesus Body diet pills!

Recovery Sling Provides Double Duty On Your Broken Bones

Why throw your sling away when it's time to work yourself back into pre-broken-limb shape? One sling, two functions.

"Spaceball" Combines Precision Dodgeball and Trampolining

Spaceball is a trampoline game that can turn your little rascal into a space-ready NASA astronaut. That is, assuming he's able to pass a physical after years of head trauma.

Handerpants: Fashion Not Just Below The Belt Anymore Thanks to Underwear Gloves!

If you've believed that underwear belongs strictly below the belt, think again, because the Handerpants are changing that!


UK Gym Introduces Unique Business Model: Workouts With Human Barbells

A gym's a gym, right? Regardless of where you choose to workout, you'll find all the same standard equipment. Well, with so many gyms worldwide offering similar service, it can be difficult for one to really capture the industry. Forget enticing membership promotions, one gym in the UK is making their name with a very unique form of weight lifting equipment.

Is Facebook Lite The Latest Biggest Loser?

Fast on the heels of acquiring FriendFeed, Facebook is about to roll-out Facebook Lite. As a quasi-Twitter platform, one can only wonder if it comes with half the calories but allows for more characters per morsel? If Twitter is your micro-blogging maincourse du jour, what could Facebook possibly be offering to alter your diet?

Fitness Shoes For The Fashionista: Running Heels

Some women just don't want to go anywhere without their heels, and with this in mind, one brand of shoes has taken heels to a place they've never been before with heels designed for fitness.


Michael Phelps' Fashion Enemy Revealed: The Arena X-Glide Swimsuit

Last week's swim suit controversy was about sport and not fashion, but when the world record holder for swimming is making a stink about something that another competitor is wearing, it's definitely worthwhile commenting about.

Cyclean: Sanitary Fitness Machine Covers For The Undying Germaphobe

You've probably had one of those moments where you get on an exercise bike at the gym and wonder just how well the person before you cleaned off their machine. Sure, we've all been there, but one company takes this germaphobe fear to the next level that makes sure you never have to deal with it again...and yes, it just might be going too far.


New Compact Folding Bicycle Is A Leading Contestant For The James Dyson Award

A contestant for the James Dyson Award, The Contortionist folding bike is an innovative addition to the road and could quickly become one of the most functional, popular folding bikes out there.


Exercise Your Way to a Charged Phone

The Cargador De Celular powers your cell phone, laptop and MP3 player using a very unique form of energy--you. Exercise your way to full bars with this smart charger.

Innovative Planet-Friendly Bike Ride In The Sky: The Shweeb

What do you get when you combine a human, a bike, a monorail, exercise and a roller coaster together? A pedarail? Sort of. You get a fun innovative and earth-friendly park ride New Zealand calls a Shweeb. 

Leap for the Skies with Powerbocks

Enjoy superhuman jumping power and height with these kangaroo-inspired Powerbocks.


AquaClimb – Rock On!

If you or someone in your family is a thrill-seeker, this product may be right up your alley. The AquaClimb combines two popular sports, swimming and wall climbing!

 


Hideaway Elliptical Trainer: Workout Without the Gym

The Hideaway Elliptical Trainer is a beautiful exercise solution: all the workout of an elliptical trainer, without the massive size and expense. Get your full workout in even the smallest apartment.

Loop-In Concept "Skateboard"

The Loop-In combines skating and bicycling providing a thrilling new interface for performing your favorite tricks.

Nerdy "Spiderman" Scales Building Using Vacuum Gloves

In the name of science, engineer Jem Stansfield climbs a 100-foot building using a pair of homemade vacuum gloves.