Innovation

Kaoiro, An Emoji Stamper With A Retro Design

Kaoiro, the Japanese Kaomoji Stamper, allows users to stamp up to 2,000 different ASCII art facial expressions - emoji, in other words - on school assignments, work memos, divorce papers and more. Oxford Dictionaries has named "emoji" their Word of the Year for 2015 so don't get left behind the times!

Telescope Built for Quasars Sees Deep Inside Volcanoes

A new telescope under construction near Sicily's Mt. Etna is being designed to track quasars and supernovae, but it may give us a bird's eye view deep into the interior of the volcano, too.

Clip In Man Bun Gives Guys More Styling Options

Who doesn’t love an impeccably groomed man in a great suit with a not-too-contrived man bun to top off the look? The Clip In Man Bun has arrived and it just may be the holiday accessory you’ve been waiting for.

10+ Outdoorsy Gifts for Hikers, Campers and Other Adventurers

Have a trail-cutting backpacker or first-tracks-etching skier on your holiday shopping list? Our list of holiday gifts includes unique ideas for water, land, snow and air. Get it done right this year.

Burberry-Google Christmas Campaign: Regent Street Video Booth Welcomes All

Read all about the latest holiday campaign from Burberry. the luxury brand has linked with Google om a holiday project video that allows the public to join the brand's Christmas ad campaign.

Military Camouflage Kimonos Turn Ninjas Into Fashionistas

Love the look and feel of traditional Japanese kimonos but wish they came in patterns more, say, Rambo-esque? Wish no more: “Battle Dress Uniform” kimonos in military-spec camouflage patterns not only look badass, they're a lot more comfortable than a full metal jacket.

Gene-Editing Technique May Take The Bite Out of Malaria

Learn more about the new strain of malaria-blocking mosquito scientists have created by using a new gene editing technique that may well eliminate the dreaded disease from the planet.

Lauren Bowker: Fashion and Chemistry Bond To Create New Wearable Tech

Meet fashion designer, Lauren Bowker, a woman of many talents, who has blended the worlds of fashion and chemistry to create a new-eco-friendly cosmos to benefit fashion, the environment and technology.

Get All Jammed Up With Bacon

With all due respect to our little piggy friends, one of the main reasons that many of us don't become vegetarians is because of bacon. To us it is the food of the gods. It is an amazingly versatile source of protein, fat, and those all-important nitrates. There are many ways to get your bacon fix, but one of the most creative ways may just be The Bacon Jams.

Facial Transplant Surgery Transforms Life of Injured Firefighter

Learn more about an historic facial transplant operation that has been performed at New York University's Langone Medical Center, granting an injured fire-fighter a new lease on life and a brand new face.

Top 5 Creative Activity Toys To Buy Kids- Toy Of The Year Winners

Each year Toy Industry Association, Inc. hands out their Toy of the Year Awards. If you are looking to keep your child engaged in creative activity, check out the following guide which highlights the last five years’ worth of winners for the best Activity Toy of the Year. These creation-centered toys promote inventive and artistic playtime through building, doodling, and creating.

Get Rid Of Old Or Unwanted Tattoos With Simple Cream BLTR

Tattoo removal is painful and difficult. For those who can afford laser removal, you can expect several uncomfortable appointments. For those who can't afford it, you're stuck with that tie dye unicorn you got over spring break. A Ph. D. candidate at Dalhousie University is working on an affordable solution to help those with unwanted tattoos. Soon, you might be able to say farewell to that unicorn mistake!

There Is A Better Notebook Out There That Let's You Rekonect

As a writer I like to carry a notebook wherever I go -- just in case inspiration strikes. No matter how hard I try things get out of order and it is hard to keep them straight. I assume this happens to others because the Rekonect Notebook is coming. It has magnetic pages so that you can take them out and rearrange them without the bulk of being a ring binder.

Can Brain Scans Predict Coma Recovery?

Learn more about functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a scanning technique that focuses on a little known region of the brain that may well help doctors determine whether a coma patient will awaken or deteriorate into a vegetative state.

Wearable Solar Innovation: Parka Offers Shelter, Comfort and Energy

The latest addition to the Pauline van Dongen wearable solar family is a very special parka that thrives amid nature's often harsh elements. Read on to learn more about this innovative Dutch desinger and her amazing creations.