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Calling All Inventors! Help Solve A Global Food System Challenge

The world's food supply and distribution methods are being challenged by a growing population, climate change, over-cropped soil, chemical contaminants and other environmental factors. The challenges are many and so are the possible efficient solutions, and you are being invited to develop a solution based on one of nature's ways of solving them. Sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) awaits your solution with a $100,000 "Ray of Hope" prize for the winner and access to the tools you need to get your design manufactured and ready to go to work!

Panasonic Magic Mirror Offers Tough Love About Your Look

Taking criticism on your appearance is never easy, but getting it from someone you care about can be excruciating. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the same honest viewpoint from a cold, unfeeling machine? The Panasonic Magic Mirror can do just that.

Protect Baby Daddy’s Swimmers With RadiaShield Boxer Briefs

Each quarter Apple's profits increase, yet with each male’s use of a cell phone his sperm count and motility decrease. I am not saying Apple is the direct link to slow swimmers in baby daddy’s junk, but an increase in cell phone use and exposure to our bodies while carrying a cell phone is. Blame any and all cell phone makers you want. Everyday radiation from televisions, Wi-Fi, and cell phones are noticeably damaging men’s sperm. RadiaShield Boxer Briefs will protect the package.

United Nude’s 3D Printed Float Shoes: If The Shoe Fits

United Nude is committed to unconventional  and innovative foowear blended with high technology design. Read on to learn more about this unique company and their out-of-the-box footwear designs.

South Korea’s Wearable Foldable Battery: Watt Was That?

Batteries that can assume any shape or form sound like sc-fi creations and yet a Busan-based company has unveiled one at the Wearable Expo in Tokyo. Read on for more about this incredible innovation in wearable tech.

GottaTinkle Female Urination Device, A Girl's Gotta Go

The GottaTinkle Female Urination Device is your solution to dirty bathrooms, porta potties or no potty at all. It gives women and girls the ability to pee anytime, anywhere, and like a lady.

Baby Shusher Will Shush Babies To Happiness

Pediatrician Harvey Karp’s book The Happiest Baby on the Block has become a parenting bible for many first-time moms and dads. Why? Because it holds the key for soothing cranky, screaming babies. The magic is in a method using the Five S’s: swaddling, swinging, side or stomach position, sucking, and shushing. We have all been able to buy accessories for swaddling, swinging and sucking. Now we can own a Baby Shusher, an actual gadget that will shush for you as you try any and all of Karp’s methods to get your baby to be the happiest on the block.

The Lepow Convertible Hi Smart Bag: Who’s Calling, Please?

Meet the HiSmart Bag created by Lepow, a company known for its design and creation of everyday technologies. It has the distinction of being the world's first connected  convertible messenger bag/backpack that is both fashionable and high tech.

Safe, Stylish Innovation for Cyclists: High-Visibility Reflective Garb

A new line of stylish and functional garments with reflective design is the latest from English fashion designer, Sara Henrichs. Read on to learn more about how the modern cyclist and runner can be safer riding at night.

Snowtime Anytime Lets You Have A Snowball Fight Anytime, Anywhere

Maybe you live somewhere that doesn’t get snow. Or maybe you do and you want to have a snowball fight in the middle of summer. Short of Elsa making you your very own snow cloud, you’re out of luck. Unless you have a bucket of Snowtime Anytime. You can have tons of snowy fun anytime and anywhere with Snowtime.

The Spider Dress: One Good Wearable Tech Bite Deserves Another

Spider Man should move over, for a formidable adversary has found its way into pop cultural consciousness and the fashion marketplace. Read more about Anouk Wipprecht's Spider Dress and its built in sensors and mechanical limbs that attack when the wearer's perosnal space is invaded.

Fridet Cleans Toddler Butts Like Nobody's Business

Fear not ragged parents of dirty bum tots everywhere! The Fridet is here to save the day! Filling the previously untapped market of baby and toddler bidets, the Fridet is poised to make a splash in the arena of toddler butt cleanliness.

Versatile Wearable Tech: A Sheet of Paper That Doubles As a Scarf

Is that a sheet of  paper you are wearing around your neck or is it...something else?  Read all about the Paper Scarf from Little Factory that transports wearable tech to new and unexpected levels.

Noa Raviv: Defective Digital Images Inspire 3-D Printed Collection

Israeli fashion designer, Noa Raviv, has found inspiration for her fashion collection in classical Greek sculpture. Read on to learn more about this innovative artist and how she integrates ancient concepts with modern 3-D printed elements.

Zipadee-Zip Keeps Baby Sleeping Through The Swaddle Transition

If you have a baby who slept through the night at a very early age, napped well, and didn’t throw a fit the moment you left the room, congratulations, you gave birth to a unicorn. Most parents don’t get such a rare creature. For the rest of us, we need a little guidance and help to get our babies to sleep. One of the tried-and-true methods is swaddling. But even while asleep, babies figure out how to wiggle out of the best made swaddle and then wake themselves up with startle reflexes. Zipadee-Zip is the answer to this swaddle problem.