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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.

Swole Society Apparel Has Created Dress Shirts For The Swole Guy

Calling all "meatheads," "gym rats" and "swole guys." If you have trouble finding dress shirts that fit your massive torso properly, then you may want to check out what Swole Society Apparel has in the works. They're designing clothing specifically for the "swole guy" population.

For Peace Of Mind, Buy A Security Wallet! (With Product Reviews)

.... You can go to your credit card issuer and ask to have your debit and credit cards re-issued without an RFID chip or you can protect your cards, all of them, by buying a secure wallet or credit card case to protect the cards from e-thiefs. I don't often carry my money and my credit cards in the same case, so I ordered a well-reviewed wallet and a few credit card security cases to try them out.  Here's what I like...

 


The Lepow Convertible Hi Smart Bag: Who’s Calling, Please?

Meet the HiSmart Bag created by Lepow, a company known for its design and creation of everyday technologies. It has the distinction of being the world's first connected  convertible messenger bag/backpack that is both fashionable and high tech.

Inspired By The Cycling Needs Of NYC, The Merge Is A Compact And Nimble Ride

The streets of New York City are packed with cars and pedestrians. The crowds and traffic make it difficult for cyclists and urban commuters to navigate the city. This difficulty was the inspiration behind the Merge--a compact and nimble utility bike.

Comparing Two Weight Loss Apps: Lose It! and MyFitnessPal

If past years are any indication, losing weight is probably the most popular New Year's resolution. To improve our (collective) chances of success this time around, we can utilize the power of technology to make our goals a reality. Two popular apps aim to help, but which is the better-designed product?

Safe, Stylish Innovation for Cyclists: High-Visibility Reflective Garb

A new line of stylish and functional garments with reflective design is the latest from English fashion designer, Sara Henrichs. Read on to learn more about how the modern cyclist and runner can be safer riding at night.

BMW's Luxurious & Advanced 9-Series Might Be A Maybach Fighter in 2017

BMW may own Rolls-Royce but that hasn't stopped the German automaker from mulling a BMW-branded response to Daimler's revived Maybach marque. Sporting “suicide doors” like its luxurious Rolls-Royce cousins, the proposed 9-Series is a bigger, better and more technologically advanced Bimmer on multiple levels.

The Superfluous Culture: Canadian Fashion Supporting Local Economy

Where do your clothes come from and why should you care?  Read on to learn more about one Canadian designer's influence and attitude about local manufacturing.

Fridet Cleans Toddler Butts Like Nobody's Business

Fear not ragged parents of dirty bum tots everywhere! The Fridet is here to save the day! Filling the previously untapped market of baby and toddler bidets, the Fridet is poised to make a splash in the arena of toddler butt cleanliness.

The SOLID: Utility Bike Inspired By Portland, OR

Yet another competitor in The Bike Design Project, the SOLID, is a utility bike inspired by the city of Portland. Its sleek, elegant design coupled with its many features make it a "solid" mode of transportation for the urban commuter.

Wearable Biospheres: Creepy Spacesuits For Extra-Terrestrial Travel

Considering a trip to distant planets? Lacking a serious spacesuit? Check out this new way to insure you can bring along an unlimited supply of oxygen, energy, food and water; that is, if you don't mind wearing a creepy, bateria-filled 3-D printed vest!

The Predator Belt Buckle: Seriously Playful, Prohibitively Expensive

Learn more about what is most likely the world's most expensive mechanical belt buckle. You probably can't afford to buy it, but it costs nothing to read about it. Go on and splurge!

Versatile Wearable Tech: A Sheet of Paper That Doubles As a Scarf

Is that a sheet of  paper you are wearing around your neck or is it...something else?  Read all about the Paper Scarf from Little Factory that transports wearable tech to new and unexpected levels.

The EVO Is A Cross Between A Utility Bike And Mountain Bike

If you live in an urban area, odds are transportation logistics are a bit more difficult than you would prefer, and you've probably tried various transportation options (car, bike, public transportation). The offspring of a mountain bike and a utility bike, the EVO is melds robustness and utile accessories to give the urban commuter her ideal mode of transportation.