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The IKEA Bike

Unfortunately not a model that you'll be seeing in IKEA's catalog, the IKEA bike was a mass gift that the Swedish home decor company recently bestowed upon staff members as a holiday present.

Picture This – Electronic Photo Recognition Anywhere On The Globe May Help To Save Lives

Computer games have long be heralded as having a potentially deadly effect on American culture, stupefying children and rotting their brains with mindless repetitiveness. Now, the Northeastern University is using GPUs – Graphics Processing Units – to help save the world.

18-Function Chinese Army Shovel Is The Only Tool You'll Ever Need

The Swiss Army has the Swiss Army knife, Arthur Dent had his towel, and China has the latest in multifunctional do-it-all tools: the Chinese Military Shovel WJQ-308! Surrender now, resistance is futile... can you dig it?

Mobile Social Media Competes With Facebook For Photo-Snappin' Check-in Crowd

With a user base of less than 1 percent of Facebook, Foursquare hasn't really seemed like much of a competitor for the monolithic social network that is currently scaling past a half billion followers. However, in just surpassing 5 million users, the location-based social network has increased its base by ten-fold in just 9 months. Why? Because mobility is now a major factor in how folks want to access their social networks.

10 Great Gifts To Get Your Kids Out Of The House This Winter

Don't let your kids drive you mad this winter. Get them the most uber-awesomist outdoor gift ever and keep them far, far away from your inner sanctum.

650-Degree, Electric Grill Makes A Great Gift For Any Meat-Lovin' Man (Or Lady)

Don't just cook your steak--char it, sear in the flavor and devour it like the wild carnivore you are. This Hammacher grill combines convenience and power into a sleek, enviable package.

Child's Risk Of Autism Doubles With Proximity To Freeways

The incidence of autism increased by 57 percent between 2002 and 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  Several recent studies have shown that environmental pollution is tied to that increase.  The newest one, to be published in Environmental Health Perspectives, reports that mothers living close to highly trafficked freeways are twice as likely to give birth to autistic babies than mothers who do not.

 

Off-Road-Ready And Sexy? Teva Makes High Heels

Tired of being forced to abandon your sex appeal with functional but unfashionable brown leather hiking boots? Here's something that's sure to pitch a tent or two before you're even back at the campsite.

Cyclists: Cover Your Ass. Literally.

You protect your head, hands and body while cycling, why not your ass?

7 Wild, Multifunctional Bikes

Bicycles are usually pretty straightforward. They get you from point a. to point b. with two wheels, a pair of pedals, a few gears and a chain.

Not these bikes. These bikes each feature at least one totally different function that sets them apart from every other 10-speed, commuter and mountain bike. 


iPad-Compatible Clothing For Carrying Social Media On Your Person (Just In Time For The Holidays)

As innovative as the iPad is, the one challenge that most owners are up against is how to transport their portable hand-held computers around. Sling bags, purses and backpacks are jerry-rigged solutions. When you're on the go with an urge to tweet or check your Facebook status quickly, the best access is reaching for the envied device from the inside pocket of a jacket or vest designed specifically for the purpose.

SkyKap Combines Golf and GPS

A golf cap with GPS built right into the visor, the SkyKap is a easy way to improve your game! Let one of your buddies buy drinks next time.

The Bond Bike In Action

The Bond Bike is one of the most extreme bikes of 2010 and one lucky rider actually got to take it for a spin through the snow drifts it was designed to master.

DIY Invention: Pedal Powered Snowplow

Kevin Blake's self-made, pedal-powered snowplow is both effective and environmentally friendly.  Taking some of the strain out of shoveling snow, the pedal-powered snowplow uses an old riding lawnmower, a plow V-blade, and old bicycle parts.  The apparatus is 100% free of emissions and composed of mostly reused items.

Lava Me Tender: Big Rack Rock Invades Japanese Beach!

A five foot wide anatomically correct lava bomb resting on the beach near the Japanese seaside town of Reihoku has got tourists lining up to ogle Mother Nature's bouncy bounty.

Beard Head Knit Cap – Washable Whiskers For Ski, Snow & Show

I see your hipster Beardski and I raise you the Beard Head Knit Cap! This cool wool acrylic blend ski mask comes with a removable mustache. For winter weather protection, it can't be ZZ Topped.

Wave Cave: Surfboard Bag And Sun Tent All In One

The WaveCave is part surfboard bag, part tent, all beach-ready. Get protection from the sun, wind and sand crabs without any bulky equipment to haul.

Kidorable Clothing Brightens Up Dreary Winter Days

If you are looking for some adorably exceptional getups to keep your kids dry and warm this winter then you should have a look at the Kidorable line.  This kid clothing company specializes in delightful creations that are sure to brighten up those dreary weather days.

Ila Sport Pedometer Offers Extra Security During Your Late Night Workout

Work, family, social obligations and household upkeep take up a lot of time, which means that many people are forced to fit in their workouts at the end of the day.  For those who enjoy outdoor activities this means that exercise often takes place in the dark.  This is when having a device such as the Ila Sport Pedometer Alarm can really come in handy.

Hoo Ha Ride Glide Cream Keeps Your Vajayj Lean, Mean And Clean

Nut pain is no secret, but guys aren't the only ones that get sore in the genitals.