Innovation

Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw: A Painless Future for Diabetics

There may come a day when diabetics will not need glucose monitoring devices. That day may come even sooner than expected with the advent of Google's new patent for a needle-free blood draw. Read on for more information.

What Do You Get When You Put A Worm's Brain Into a Robot?

When I wrote the title for this article, my mind immediately went to an image of a bizarre, snake-like metal machine that would slither across the floor in a quite disturbing manner.  Of course reality is quite different from my Sci-Fi addled brain.

Rainy Days and Self-Drying Jackets Never Get You Down

Meet a Back-To-The-Future inspired self-drying jacket  that promises smiles instead of frowns on rainy days. Falyon's special jacket is new to the wearable tech scene, but is likely to be a memorable addition.


Move Over Grilled Cheese - Bourbon Chocolate Slices Have Hit The Scene

Can you imagine chocolate, packaged in the same way as conventional processed cheese slices? Yes, that’s what the innovative people at Japanese company, Bourbon, have created.

Colorfully Painted Road Ramps Assist Traction, Reduce Distraction

An innovative new highway overpass complex in Chongqing, China's Nan'an District sports sections of red- and green-painted pavement.

Stem Cells and 3-D Printing: Innovative and Astounding Technology

Learn more about the latest in regenerative medicine and how 3-D printing with the help of scientists is helping to transform it by developing a way to print 3-D structures than contain embryonic cells.


New TravelCard Charger Thin Enough To Fit Right In Your Wallet

Ever wish there were a charger for your phone or other mobile devices that you could just slip into your wallet? Well, now there is. Sleek and streamlined, it's the TravelCard.

VFiles and Studio XO: Innovative, Colorful Wearable Tech Collection

If you are not careful, a reasonable facsimile of Lady Gaga's Flying Dress may well land in a store near you, as VFiles, the web-based portal for everything digital fashion, and wearable tech company, Studio XO, have merged to collaborate on a cool and innovative collection. Learn more about this daring wearable tech initiative.


Fruit Wrap Toilet Paper Juices Up Any Bathroom Decor

Award-winning “The Fruits Toilet Paper” from Japan's Latona Marketing design studio will add a little sweetness to any bathroom, though users will quickly find its beauty is only skin deep.

6 Really Helpful Makeup & Grooming Aids For Those With Low Vision

As you get older, some thingsget more difficult. Putting on beauty products and cosmetics is one of those.   Prescription lenses or reading glasses help with reading but what about other activities like grooming or applying makeup?  Here are six  tools I think you'll find very helpful....

Checker It Out! 2016 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar

Uber schmuber, the 2016 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar showcases a dozen of the Big Apple's iconic, laconic but never catatonic yellow cab drivers.

Brain-Controlled Interface Gives the Disabled Reason To Smile

Meet the telepresence robot, a brain-controlled interface that helps to lift the spirits of the disabled by translating their mental intentions into commands.

Clever New Refrigerator Keeps Food Cold Sans Electricity

For the roughly 1.3 billion people around the globe who are currently living without electricity, a traditional refrigerator is not an option. Now, a team of students from the University of Calgary has developed a refrigeration unit for storing perishables without the need for a power source.

Visibility and Cycling Safety: Smart Lumenus Apparel Offers Both

Learn more about Lumenus cycling outerwear which was created by Outdoor Tech and Jeremy Wall to ensure the visibility of bikers and pedestrians  everywhere.


Eye-Controlled Wheelchair: New Vision and Freedom for The Disabled

Learn more about Eyegaze technology and the Eyedrivomatic  wheelchair created by a disabled inventor that has transformed the lives of many people with severe motor disabilities.