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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.

PowerSlayer Wall Charger Offers Problem-Solving Power For Smartphones And Tablets

Ever wish you could charge your phone or tablet in half the time it normally takes? Now there’s a new mobile device charger from Velvetwire that claims to recharge your phone or tablet in half the time of standard chargers while offering a few other benefits you may be interested in.

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.

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.

Treat Yourself To A Bit Of Rattlesnake Or Alligator

With the holidays here your heart and mind are probably fixated on food. All the traditional stuff is great, of course, but sometimes you want something different. Let me introduce you to Mountain America Jerky. This is a mail order company that will REALLY let you try something new and different. A can of rattlesnake or alligator meat would barely scratch the surface of their offerings.

This Hanukkah Bring Your Menorah Into The 21st Century!

It is nearly time to light the candles again for Jews all over the world. Of course this can be a fire hazard -- especially for those with a klutz in the house. So it may just be time to go digital -- well, sort of. This cute 8-Bit Light-Up Menorah will allow you to stay safe from fire AND totally geek up your Hanukkah! Live long and play with your dreidel.

Electric Glass And I-Film Take Windows From Clear To Private In Under A Second

Perfect for home and business use, a glass by a company called Electric Display has a special film in it that changes from clear to a frosted opaque for complete privacy at the press of a button.

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.

It's Time For Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Bed Sheets

I swear that these are the coolest sheets ever to have been created for those of us living the geek life. They are Doctor Who Bed Sheets in that same lovely blue of the TARDIS, a time machine not-so-cleverly disguised as an old-time London police box. When you fall asleep on these sheets in no time you'll be traveling your way through time and space.

Take Your iPhone Totally Retro With A Talk Dock

Smart phones are great and have become an indispensable part of our lives. But there are times when it would be somehow comforting to be able to go back again -- to that simpler time when you could tuck a handset between your ear and shoulder while you talked and did the dishes. With a Talk Dock you can -- well, sort of. While it charges your iPhone you can still talk on a handset.

Genetically Modified Salmon, Will You Eat It?

On November 20, 2015, U.S. regulators approved a type of genetically engineered (GE) salmon produced by AquaBounty Technologies in Massachusetts as being safe for consumption. The question is: Will you eat it?

Time To Say Amen For Ramen!

Many of us have relied on dried ramen noodles to help us get through times of financial hardship. Some of those packets still cost less than a dollar for a quick meal. But we are grown up now and it is time to take those Asian noodles to the real level. We need to make them fresh with our own O-Uchi de Ramenya ("Ramen Restaurant in your Home").