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Parkour Meets Mario Brothers: Tempest Freerunning Academy

Run, jump, flip, slide, swing, roll--just make it look good. The Tempest Freerunning Academy is a huge, indoor parkour training camp that includes some equipment inspired by a timeless video game.

Joe Mauer Batting Trainer

No local batting cage? No practice partner? No problem. Improve your batting skills for the spring season.

Bike Lock on a Belt

A bike lock that wraps around your waist and doubles as a belt--what a convenient invention!

Four Rings, Two Wheels: Audi's Wooden Bicycle

A meticulously crafted bicycle fitting of the Audi rings.

21 Drops Trios Modernize and Simplify Aromatherapy

For many aromatherapy-curious people the practice seems a little too complicated.  21 Drops aims to take the frustration and guesswork out of aromatherapy.  They have created easy to use and tote rollerball vials of pre-blended oils to treat a wide range of issues. 

Golf Course Mandatory for Chinese School Kids

These aren't the Tiger Cubs you were thinking of. First & second grade children at a posh Shanghai private school have added a 'tee' to the three R's since golf was made a mandatory subject.

Belt-Mounted Geiger Counter Monitors Microsieverts While You Jog

Fear of radioactivity cramping your active lifestyle? Over-reacting to reports of overheated reactors? The small, lightweight and portable GC-S1 radiation meter from System TALKS clips onto your belt and tallies up the microsieverts while you go about your daily routine.

Exercise Wheels For Dogs And Cats - Well, If A Hamster Can Do It...

No, you have NOT seen everything yet!  Not, at least until you see these spinning exercise wheels for your dogs and cats.  Not treadmills... they are so yesterday!  Wheels, like way-oversized hamster wheels.

 


Pot-Bellied Men More Prone To Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is now the most common cause of acquired blindness. An important study conducted by researchers at the University of Melbourne indicate that like heart disease, AMD may be affected by where you carry your weight.

A Better Way of Bike Travel: BIKND Helium Suitcase

Enjoy the ride and protect your bike with an air-cushioned travel bag.

Range Rover Hits The Road On Bike

A bike luxurious enough to bear the Range Rover name.

Hopscotch Floor Decals Bring Outdoor Fun Indoors

I tell you, if I had had the chance to play hopscotch indoors at home when I was a kid I would have been thrilled!  For today’s kids this is entirely possible.  Hopscotch Floor Decals are easily installed on most types of flooring and can be removed with any damage to the floor.

Get Fixed - An Addiction Site That Gets Real

A new website helps you recover from addiction, by being real about it.

Productive Cardio: Multitasking With FitDesk

Knock two of your daily chores out at once and save your free time for something more valuable--like a long, hard-earned nap.

Clouded Thinking? - Qatar's World Cup Soccer Stadia To Have Artificial Clouds

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department at Qatar University have worked out how to keep their stadia cool for the World Cup: build a cloud.

Auqaglide Revolution Brings Playground Fun To The Water

The teeter totter was always my favorite piece of playground equipment.  If you share this love of teeter totters and enjoy water sports then you will probably be impressed by the Auqaglide Revolution.  This 10 person water teeter totter provides outdoor excitement for adults and kids alike.

Hot Pants: Wear Them And Get Hot!

Low waist, high leg?  Not.  But hot?  Oh yes, very hot!  Would you believe 167° Fahrenheit?

The Eyes Have It - Diagnosing Diabetes Through The Eyes

Scientists have found a way to detect diabetes by looking in your eyes.

Windsurfing Goes Snow, Land, Ice And Then Some

Harness the wind and get more power, lift and control for sports on nearly every type of terrain imaginable.

Radiation Exposure Readiness: Part 3, Preparing For The Worst

Somewhere in the millions of InventorSpot pages is a blog about a luxury underground survival community being built in California for the kind of disaster that millions in Japan are facing now.  I hope that project is ready for the special 200 families who can afford to pay for accommodations there. For the rest of us, we'll just have to get prepared step by step.