Innovation

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.

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.