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New Procedure Gets Rid of "Back Fat"

There's nothing like trying on an awesome new shirt only to turn around in the mirror and see rolls of skin hanging over your bra, making your shirt bulge out in the back. This is commonly referred to as "back fat".

Russian Allergy-Free Anti-Flu Vaccine Coming Soon

Russian medics expect that within the next two or three years, a new allergy-free anti-flu vaccine will be available. Read on for the details, whether you are prone to rashes or no.

El ZULO! An Ergonomic Chair Pod For The Power Nap

Just looking at the design for El ZULO, Spanish for "the hideout," makes me sleepy. Instead of putting my head down right here at my desk and catching a few zzz's before my stiff neck and back cry "Oooh, that hurts!," I imagine myself mustering just enough energy to get up, move a few feet away from my desk, and assume a similar, but ergonomic, position in this peaceful, padded, perfectly positioned chair pod for my power nap.

Table Tennis Gets Sexy!

Table Tennis learned a thing or two from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, a feast for the eyes in a number of ways with beach volleyball, swimming and track events showcasing beautiful bodies in magnificent motion. Not wanting to be left out, table tennis (or ping pong) is getting sexier as its star players seek more, er, exposure.

Running May Slow Aging Process

We’ve all heart that running is good for you. But can running turn back the clock? Researchers at the Stanford University of Medicine found that running regularly slows the effects of aging.

The Olympics In Detroit: Technology Helps Athletes Stay In Medal-Winning Shape

Doctors in Detroit are taking a close look at the Olympic women's soccer team... but not for the same reason sports fans are watching.

Japan's Aging Population Deals with Old Man Smell

Old Man Smell... Seems that's what's on the minds - and noses - of Japan's aging population these days. Concerned salarymen are looking to a new series of specially formulated products to eliminate age-related aromas.

Treadwall Hopes To Climb To The Top

If you thought the exercise machines at the gym looked intimidating, then think again as there’s a new product based on mountain climbing and treadmills.


Bamboo Helmet: Eco-friendly and Life-saving All At Once

Is it me or does it seem there are more bicyclists and motorcyclists on the road these days?

I don't blame people if they are switching to cheaper means of transportations when considering the price of gasoline today. Still there something I wish to say to many of two wheel riders on the road today, "Put on your $^%@*^&! helmet. Please!" Forget the bad hair. Helmets save lives. Enough preaching though, check this out. There is an innovative eco-friendly helmet for riders to wear made of bamboo, called the Roof R06 Helmet.


Nothing Dumb About This Fitness Invention

Though its not entirely effective, Jin Le's new invention could be a hit for some individuals who tend to hit the gym on a regular basis.

Spanish Melons That Taste Like Lemons: Will Wonders Never Cease?

It took twelve years to create this melon that tastes like a lemon. Instead of asking why, if you live in the UK, try to track them down, as they will soon be available. If you live elsewhere, read on anyway for all the tasty details.

Cleatskins Make Sure Your Shoes Are Safe

With some determination and past personal experiences, a former college athlete and his wife have come up with an invention to help individuals who use cleats.


The Best Olympics Ad Campaigns from Around The World?

Countries around the world are gearing up for the upcoming Olympic games, and one way to show athletes that their country is behind them is through advertising. Here are some creative ads done in China, France and Italy to show the Olympic spirit:

Innovative Bike Has Parents Riding High

Active parents love convenient outdoor gadgets, and thanks to Zigo, you can stay fit while hanging out with your little ones at the same time.

Lightweight Cardboard Bike A Bargain?

If you are considering buying a bike in the future, take a look first at the innovative prototype bike designed by Phil Bridge, a student at Sheffield Hallam University. Phil has designed a bike almost entirely made of recycled material and interchangeable mechanical parts for about $30.

The Running Shoe That's Also Your Personal Trainer

Tracking your exercise habits can now be easier with a new invention that doesn’t come in a box of Kellog’s Special K cereal.

Mathew Lau’s Future Carbohydrate Cooker

Technology’s cold but very deft hand has once again provided a way to make our culinary jobs easier and more efficient. Read all about this cool, space-saving, stylish and smart new cooker created by industrial designer, Mathew Lau

Physical Activity of Children Is Dropping

The physical activity of children has dropped from age 9 to age 15, says a study done by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

MP3 Player Allows You To Submerge Yourself In Music

Since runners and bicyclists have been getting all the fun with their own uniquely designed MP3 players, Speedo and iRiver have teamed up to make sure swimmers don't feel left out.

Surfing May Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

Researchers have found that surfing may be the key to prolonging the life of people suffering from cystic fibrosis.