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Good Hydro - Getting Power From Waterways

An efficient, easy-to-install hydro turbine is more effective than wind or solar power in the right places.

Cardio From The Comfort Of Your Couch

Bicycling while watching TV, drinking beer and eating fatty foods...what could be better?

Metals Can't Slip On Past These Banana Peels - Water Purification Goes Fruity

Often researchers are regarded as bananas for their long and tireless dedication to a very narrow space of subject matter, but now sane scientists at Brazil's UNSEP have discovered a way to use the classic banana peel as a way to purify water.

Snowshoes Without The Bindings: Easton V60 Racing

A new bindingless snowshoe from Easton delivers a lighter, more ergonomic fit.

From Bike To Motorbike With Turbospoke

A timeless childhood pasttime all wrapped up in a neat, easy-to-install package.

Wagner Offers The Ultimate Custom Ski

A ski that's designed around what matters most: the person skiing it. After all, you're not Bode Miller or Lindsey Vonn, why should your ski be designed to their specifications?

[De]Hydration! Six Pack Holder For Your Bike

A better way to transport beer by bike.

Life On The Death Star - Shooting Lasers At Space Junk

Scientists want to shoot all the space junk out of the sky, just like Darth Vader taking pot shots at X-wings.

Positive Enforcement - The Military Wants To Make Friends

The military is being taught how to win friends and influence people.

That Blasted Roof! - Capturing Wind Energy On Your Roof

A cheap, unimposing wind turbine that attaches to the roof of your house could be on many horizons in the not-too-distant future.

Jet-Powered Skiing Takes It To The Next Level

Strap a rocket to your back, skis to your feet and go where the fuel takes you. What could possibly go wrong?

A Ferrari Gets Heli-ed Across Some Of The World's Most Beautiful Mountains

A brand-new, cherry-red Ferrari. A massive military chopper. Snow-covered, mid-winter peaks in the Italian Dolomites. Those three elements set the scene for Ferrari's latest video.

O! That A Man Might Know - James May Wants Your Invention

James May wants to feature your invention on his TV show, Man Lab.

Water Skiing For Tikes: Inflatable Jet/Water Ski

Water skiing made easy for the youngest skiers. Replace frustration with fun.

Step Up (On) To A Carbon, F1-Inspired Skateboard

A skateboard inspired by an F1 race car. This one's going to be fast--or expensive, at least.

Massachusetts Ski Resort Drops Off The Grid

A small ski resort in Massachusetts has become the world's first ski resort to provide for 100 percent of its own power needs.

Board Anywhere With The Spooner

One board, all terrain, the Spooner delivers spins, tricks and air wherever you want.

In 300 Words Creative Greenies Can Win Vacation to an Eco-Resort

Even the eco-friendly need a vacation. Why not win a trip to an eco-resort like Chaa Creek? Chaa Creek in Belize, has been promoting responsible and eco-friendly tourism since 1981. This year in a continuous effort to promote green travel Chaa Creek is hosting a contest for an all expense paid trip to Chaa Creek.

Concrete Solution - Concrete That Won't Crack In Cold Climates

New developments in concrete technology could mean that roads last twice as long as they do now.

U.S. Soldier Makes Trash to Toys: Uses Them To Inspire and Connect With People

I think a man in uniform is captivating. A man in uniform, who can make toys out of found items and then uses them to inspire people is amazingly captivating! This is exactly what Private First Class Rupert Valero does and so he is.