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DIY DNA Sequencing At $5,000 Will Determine Cancer & Heart Conditions

Anybody that remembers the sci-fi film classic, "Gattaca" knows how a genetic registry database could be used by biometrics to determine peoples' susceptibility to certain diseases later in life. While that fictional tale seemed so futuristic when introduced back in 1997, it's reality is now. And not only is it within our reach, it also comes with a relatively reasonable price tag.

How To Say "I HATE You" - The 10 Worst Mother’s Day Gifts Ever

Whatever your individual feelings of the woman who provided you a womb to rest your weary head, you probably know that Mother's Day is coming up and you're expected to give a gift of some type. But exactly what? If you're searching for the perfect gift to infuriate or confound your birth-giver, you've come to the right place. From terrible gifts for great moms to great gifts for terrible moms, we've got you covered.


Stop the Crumbs With The Cookie Safe

When your child starts to act up you present them with a little nibble to tide them over and distract them for a while.  It is a great ploy and almost always works unless the snack has become crushed inside the diaper bag.  The Cookie Safe was created to keep snacks intact until you are ready to buy yourself a little extra time.

13 Perfect Gifts For 13 Types Of Mother-In-Laws

... A headache means she has brain cancer and a cut on her finger means she's a hemophiliac.  No, not a hemophiliac; a hypochondriac. What's the perfect gift? 

 


The Batman Raincoat By Western Chief Kids Defends Against That Menacing Downpour

If you child loves to play super heroes, but often has his crime fighting efforts thwarted by bad weather, then this is the raincoat to look into.  This adorable line by Western Chief Kids also includes many other styles including a firefighter style (real super heroes), ladybugs, Hello Kitty, Thomas the Tank Engine and many more.

Unique Gifts For Mom's Day To Suit Any Budget and Personality

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and you don’t want mom to think you have completely forgotten.  Take a look at this list of unique gifts to fit every price range and type of mom and then get shopping.

Let Your Child's Creativity Run Wild With The Chalk Table

If you want to work with your toddler's compulsion to color on the furniture then you should take a look at the Chalk Table.  Coloring on this piece of furniture is actually welcomed.

9 Great Green Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

It is that time of year again to celebrate Mother's Day. If you are debating making your mom a homemade gift or buying her a gift. The choice is yours. I cannot decide that for you. However, I can show you a list of 9 innovative green gift ideas for inspiration. Take a look below.

Whip Up Some Fun In Minutes With The Babycakes Cupcake Maker

What could be better than freshly baked cupcakes?  How about freshly baked cupcakes that are ready in just five to eight minutes?  The new Babycakes Cupcake Maker is here to fulfill those late-night cravings for sugary baked goodness.

Lull Your Baby To Sleep With The Hushamok

Who doesn’t love the comfort and security of swaying in a hammock?  What if you could give your baby (or another baby you love) that same soothing experience?  The Hushamok Dream was created to do just that. 

Social Networks & Online Communities For Moms On Mother's Day

When you acknowledge that special Mom this Mother's Day you might want to change it up a little and introduce her to a network where she can socialize with others that share common interests and who face similar challenges. No matter what her age or where she resides, there are many social networks and online communities that address the needs of first-time Moms to those that juggle career and family.

The JetBib Helps Give Baby Food A Smooth Landing

Feeding a baby is a messy job, but somebody has to do it.  Rather than wear a wetsuit next time you are feeding your little one you may want to try the JetBib Feeding System. 

The Gyro Bowl Stops The Spills

If you live with a toddler you probably also live with a lot of crumbs.  The kid-proof Gyro Bowl is made to keep snacks neatly encapsulated until a little hand reaches in and takes some out.

Lunch Punch Brings the Fun to Mealtime

If you are sick of the constant struggle to get your kids interested in their meals then the Lunch Punch may be a great tool to include in your box of tricks.  This sandwich cutter is available in several adorable shapes that are imaginative and interactive.

The Bebe Bottle Sling Gives Parents A Free Hand

The Bebe Bottle Sling is a baby bottle holder that attaches to the handle of any infant car seat.  The sling reportedly holds the bottle at the proper angle for feeding and makes it easy for the baby to get the bottle nipple back in his/her mouth when it falls out.

Nendo Designs Tokyo's Baby Cafe With Shorty In Mind

From mental health facility to child care cafe, Japanese design house Nendo, headed by the brilliant architect Oki Sato, is setting the pace for consumer-oriented design.  Surprising twists and unexpected turns populate the design of Tokyo's MD.net, and luscious landscapes of miniaturized furniture invite the kind of child's play one only reads about in Alice In Wonderland.

The Color Picker Pen Sparks Creativity and Exploration

The Color Picker Pen, by Jinsu Park,  is a fun concept that would keep the kids entertained for quite a while and would inspire dicovery and imagination along the way.  One end of the Color Picker scans objects and then the device matches the color and mixes the appropriate ink to make up the scanned shade. 

TerraCycle At Wal-Mart Only For The Month of April

Great news for TerraCycle fans everywhere! TerraCycle products are coming to Wal-Marts everywhere this April (only April) and will be showcasing over 60 different TerraCycle products including new never seen before products. Fans (including me) finally get to see what their collection of trash looks like recycled.

Drieyes Takes the Sting Out of Bathtime Hair Washing

An Australian company has come up with a handy little gadget called Drieyes.  The device is basically a visor that creates a seal around the child’s head while he/she is pressing gently on the handles.  It is meant to shield both the eyes and ears from water and hair products as the hair is rinsed.  

The Sikker Aims To Transform Baby Monitoring

For those who are thinking about having a baby in the future there is a new innovation in baby monitors on the horizon.  The concept is called the Sikker, which is a Danish word that translates to ‘safety’.