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The Slimbus : Maximum Capacity using Minimal Space

Busses play a huge role in helping to reduce the number of cars in cities. They do however have some drawbacks. They are large and sometimes expensive to operate and due road configuration they can only be a certain length before special modifications need to be made. A new design called the Slimbus may solve many of these issues.

Frequency Blocking Bag Disables Cell Phones

A new product that caught my eye in the realm of spy technology is one that you'll think is mighty important if you too are among the millions that own a cell phone.

Noah High Performance Personal Vehicle

For some reason, we as a race are always trying to outdo ourselves. Many times it ends with an impromptu trip to the hospital. But it will never stop being fun, which is my guess for why the Noah High Performance Personal Vehicle was created.

USB Necktie 2, New & Improved Neckwear for Summer 2008

Last year's USB Necktie was a clever concept that somehow lost it's cool - ironic for a product that was designed to cool. A geek brainstorm at Japan's Thanko Rare Mono Shop has resulted in the USB Necktie Cooler 2... better as a cooler but is it cooler too?

Real Racing from Your Own Living Room

Each time a gaming platform comes out, the graphics get better. The most recent (XBOX360 and PS3) almost make you feel like you are in the game. So what does that leave for the next generation of gaming? How about racing right alongside you favorite driver?

Chrysler Brings In-Car Internet to the Lots

It's been known for a while that Chrysler has been developing a in-car WiFi system for the 2009 model year. However, the name and specs have been eluding us. Yesterday, Chrysler put out a press release offering some insight into the new system.

When The Saddle Fits... It's "Revolutionary!"

Spark, a Dutch design and innovation company, has created what it calls a "revolutionary" horse saddle. Why revolutionary? The saddle, called Unite, can actually be fitted by the rider to the contours of the horse's back! So if the saddle fits....

Stereo Headset Knows How To Connect With Others

Owning multiple mobile electronics can create a hectic lifestyle. Most devices come with their own accessories and can only work for that specific model. One new pair of headphones can change that due to its ability to work with different multimedia devices.


ICON: The People's Plane

On June 12, ICON Aircraft, a privately held startup based in Los Angeles, bet that ultra light recreational aircraft will revolutionize private aviation and unveiled a sleek new plane named the A5

Explosives and Bombs: New Detection Devices for a Safer Future

The latest in bomb detection. New advanced technology that is both easy to use and effective.

Riding A Bike In Montreal Just Got Easier

Bikes included, the city of Montreal is about to get North America's first self-serve bike rental system.

A High-Tech Classroom on Wheels

Technology is developing across every genre around the world. Sometimes though it takes a really simple idea to make us realize that. One such idea came from the minds Gollifer Langston's Architects based in London. Their idea for a transportable "Classroom of the Future" could very well change how we look at modern education.

New Invention Lets You Touch Your Speakers More Often

The latest product from Genius not only has a style that you can see, but one you can also touch.

Reincarnating The Voluptuous Madam Rubens... From A Mattress

If you remember your art history, Peter Paul Rubens was the 17th century Dutch artist best known for his paintings of cherubic children and voluptuously chubby young women. The Madam Rubens created by Frank Willems, a modern Dutch designer, is definitely voluptuous. She's in the form of a chair created from layers of recycled mattresses.

Shed Some Light On This: The Transforming, Energy Efficient Lamp

A Chinese college student has created an energy-saving lamp that brings in more light the bigger you make the lamp shade. And it has a smiley face!

Advanced Hunting Knife May Be A Bit Too Much

Weaponry has always been advanced by technology. Insuring the safety of divers, hunters and campers is important, but the concept behind one new invention might take personal weaponry a bit too far.


If You Were A Chair, What Brilliant Gem Would You Be?

What's your favorite gem? Diamond? Amythyst? Topaz ? The line of Brilliant, by Robby e Francesca Cantarutti, has many brilliant gems ... in chair form!

 


Laser Technology Takes Away Pain of the Dentist

The one thing I hate most in the world is going to the dentist. All those drills, needles, scalpels and machines, it makes my skin crawl. And the after effects too – I could do without the swelling, bleeding and numb lips.

Recycled Cameras Become Re:vision Bracelets

A passion for cameras combined with a vision for recycling are the hallmarks of my current find. Selling under the name re:vision the bracelets are handcrafted using discarded camera components.

A New Way to Look at Public Transportation

When we think of public transportation, images of crowded buses and cramped subways come to mind. And even though the public transit systems are better for the environment than everyone driving, they still produce emissions. However, a new design may change the way we look at transportation available to everyone.