Researchers at the University of California, led by Professor Michael Sailor, have been looking for ways to give the ubiquitous cellphone a greater level of usefulness and make it less of a pricey way to seem cooler than you actually are. Enter the Smellphone.
If you want real personal company with you, even at night, the Fitbit Tracker will be there! It hangs out with you during the day to monitor your activities and watches over you at night to track your sleep. And the volume of health information it can provide you is greater than any live personal trainer could give you... even if he or she did stay overnight.
Switzerland slid past the U.S. to first place in the 2009 - 2010 Global Competitiveness Report, a biannual report published by the World Economic Forum. There are many elements that contribute to a country's competitiveness, but the Forum puts a lot of emphasis, as it should, on innovation capacity. If innovation capacity were the only factor, the U.S. probably would not make it to the top 20.