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Reach Your Full Potential With These Top 5 Wrist Band Heart Rate Monitors

During exercise, especially cardiovascular exercise, your heart rate (HR) is a general indicator of your exercise intensity, and so a HR monitor is helpful when you're looking to get the most out of your workout. These 5 HR monitors eliminate the bulky chest strap that's incorporated with most devices, and they measure your HR through your wrist. So if you're interested in improving your workout results without the bulk, you may want to pick up one of these top 5  wrist bands.

Vegan Leather: Innovative Cruelty-Free Lifestyle Option

Vegan leather provides an option to those whose lifestyle and beliefs prohibit the use of animal products. Read on to learn more about this amazing fashion innovation.

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.

Marriage-Hunting Apartments Feature A Stripper Pole In The Living Room

Japanese women looking to impress potential husbands should bring them home... but not to just any home. Each “konkatsu” apartment features a stripper pole and a bathtub right in the living room. Now that's what I call living!

Want A New Tent For Camping? How About A Doughnut?

Camping is a great hobby that many of us enjoy. And some of us like to go old-school with a tent and that can be a real hassle even with some of the newer ones. Designers Sungha Lim, Hyunmook Lim, and Han Kim have created a new concept tent that can provide camping in the round -- or a number of other shapes. Then tent is a collapsible tube that is known as The Camping Doughnut.

The Haul-A-Day Bike Allows You To Carry Heavy And Precious Loads

Bikes are great for commuting in urban areas, but even with utility bikes that have more cargo space than most bikes, transporting things like groceries, supplies or kids is a hassle. Usually cars are better for this, unless you have a bike like the Haul-A-Day.

Hot Flash or Cold Chill?: High-Tech Jackets Adjust To Temperatures

Are you always cold when everyone around you is hot and vice versa? Personalized temperature control is now in the hands of the wearer of this amazing high-tech jacket. Read on to learn more.

Top 5 Products To Help Your Training Recovery

Training for any athletic event or sport or just following a fitness routine requires commitment and work, and often it means sore muscles. That's why athletes and gym-goers alike take measures to help their bodies recover after training. These 5 products will aid in your recovery, so that your muscles aren't as sore and you can train harder more often.

Want To Decorate With The Most Amazing Walls Ever? UV Murals Will Do It

Flat paint on walls can be boring and wallpaper seems to be passé. You can hire an artist to come in and paint in some small motifs to dress things up, but what if you really want something different? Hungarian-born, Vienna-based artist Bogi Fabian may be just who you are looking for.

MINI Citysurfer: A Collapsable Urban Electric Scooter

Scooters are super fun and a great way to save a little walking energy in getting around place to place. Throw a motor on one and make it lightweight and collapsible, and you have a great means of transportation for the urban commuter--you have the MINI Citysurfer.

Merry Sustainable Lingerie: Sexy Xmas Recycling

Read on to learn more about what a French company is doing to recycle unwanted Xmas trees. The season of giving may be over for now, but the joy of a new season of giving back to the environment has only just begun.

7 Adult Trikes, From Tame To Game For Anything

How about a trike ride? An adult trike ride.  Trikes provide a more relaxing ride than bikes, and if you get a recumbent trike, it's less stressful on your joints and your back than a bike.  Either way, the trike's the trip right now.

Water Inspired High-Tech 3-D Printed Top: Swim At Your Own Risk

Read on to learn more about Lim Kae Woel and Elena Low, two Australian architects/designers working out of Melbourne-based XYZ Workshop and their creation of a prize-winning 3-D printed top inspired by water.

Top 5 Best Ellipticals Worth Buying

There are many elliptical machines available in the market and most of them do a decent job of giving you a good workout. But if you are looking to invest in a serious machine packed with great features, I think these 5 ellipticals offer the best combination of features and value. Check them out and see if any of these could suit your fitness needs.

Beta Brand Jeans: Sons of Innovative Britches!

Is your credit card safe in your pocket? Could it be safer? According to the new jeans developed by San Francisco-based Beta Brand, the answer is yes. Read on for more about these amazing high-tech, stretchy denim jeans.