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Embarassed Teens Can Visit Doctor Online

Spanish health authorities have designed a virtual health portal for teens too uncomfortable to speak to a doctor in person about embarrassing medical problems they may have.

Riding A Bike In Montreal Just Got Easier

Bikes included, the city of Montreal is about to get North America's first self-serve bike rental system.

Reincarnating The Voluptuous Madam Rubens... From A Mattress

If you remember your art history, Peter Paul Rubens was the 17th century Dutch artist best known for his paintings of cherubic children and voluptuously chubby young women. The Madam Rubens created by Frank Willems, a modern Dutch designer, is definitely voluptuous. She's in the form of a chair created from layers of recycled mattresses.

Underwater Treadmill Takes Exercising to New Depths

Hydro Physio is a company based in England that has developed an underwater treadmill for those exercise enthusiasts, as well as those in rehabilitation or training.

If You Were A Chair, What Brilliant Gem Would You Be?

What's your favorite gem? Diamond? Amythyst? Topaz ? The line of Brilliant, by Robby e Francesca Cantarutti, has many brilliant gems ... in chair form!

 


Laser Technology Takes Away Pain of the Dentist

The one thing I hate most in the world is going to the dentist. All those drills, needles, scalpels and machines, it makes my skin crawl. And the after effects too – I could do without the swelling, bleeding and numb lips.

Recycled Cameras Become Re:vision Bracelets

A passion for cameras combined with a vision for recycling are the hallmarks of my current find. Selling under the name re:vision the bracelets are handcrafted using discarded camera components.

Toast To Tongues-in-Cheeks:Greeting Cards Made From Soy

How did this new greeting “toast” card come to be and what makes it so unusual? Read all about this odd, new food-related stationery that is sort of sweeping the nation.

USB Tube Clock Not Original, But Different

Going retro could be a bad thing when it comes to designing a new invention. The latest product from Brando is a proven example.

Jacket-Backpack-Pillow

A jacket that also turns into a backpack/and/or a pillow? Sounded too good to be true, so I decided to look deeper. The Xip3 manages to do all three.


Jura’s F90 Internet-Connected Coffee Maker: A Dangerous Brew?

Is your Jura F90 Internet-Connected Coffee Maker putting you, your PC and the strength of your coffee at risk? Read on, if you dare.

5 Ads That Will Have You Singing "Forever In Blue Jeans"

Here are some advertisements that show a greater sense of creativity, but also kept the originality of jeans.


Oh Deer! Humane Trophy Puzzles From Cardboard Safari!

From a part of the country that can't wait for deer hunting season, Cardboard Safari, has introduced some clever and versatile deer head puzzles, antlers and all, that look remarkably like deer head trophies. No animals were killed on this safari; all trophies are made out of cardboard.

Shining A Light On Lamp Innovations

Finding a unique lamp for you own room can be quite a drag, but one new design could shine a light on the situation.

Married To Your Keyboard? Cool Number & Letter Scarves From The New Little Factory

What some people won't do for the love of numbers! If you're one of them, there's a micro suede, laser-cut Number Scarf at the Little Factory with your number on it.

Sushi Magic: Sushi Maker Extraordinaire?

To those among us who consider raw fish about as tasty a delicacy as a marinated napkin or toasted shoelace, this article isn’t for you. If, however you are a lover of all foods exotic and oriental, Sushi Magic, the world’s best home sushi maker, is a kitchen gadget you should know about. Take a look below and listen up.

Kool Boost Cigarettes Have a Ball with Menthol

Menthol cigarettes are loved by a fiercely loyal fan base, many of whom have fallen for Kool Boost. This Japanese smoke features a super-cool, squeezable menthol "powerball" in its filter which provides a blast of menthol flavor.

The Laser Surveillance Defeater by Shomer-Tech

With all of the spy gear available today no one is actually safe from being listened to, recorded and having their secrets invaded and rummaged through. Everything a person needs to breach by force another's confidentiality can be found online or in brick and mortar stores designed to break down all barriers between them and the hidden information that is waiting to be obtained.

Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Issue

We've been scoping out dog swimsuits and their models all spring and, finally, on the official first weekend of Summer, we're ready to announce the 10 winners of Inventor Spot's Illustrated 2008 Dog Swimsuit Contest! The top dog swimsuits are winners in 10 categories, including Best Itsy-Bitsy-Teeny- Weeny-Pink-Polka-Dot Dog Bikini, Geekiest Dog Jammers, Best Butt Dog Jammers, and If You've Got It, Flaunt It Dog Bikini. Come on in and see them....

 


Everything You Wanted to Know About the History of the Portable Music Player..And Stuff You Didn't

Even though mp3 players are the main portable music players today, they wouldn’t be here without their predecessors.