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Sportier Sex: MovModa "Performance Lingerie"

A new line of sport-specific lingerie makes combining sporty and sexy easier than ever.

Room With A View – The Hotel Industry Gets Spaced Out

Russian company Orbital Technology adds “space hotel” to its list of under-development projects.

Row, Row, Row Your...Chair?

Salim Nasser, now of NASA, has created a way for wheelchair users to "row" themselves along both efficiently and safely

Social Media's Geolocation Promotes Conan's Return To Late Night

Conan O'Brien is returning to the airwaves via a big ostentatious orange blimp and us Earthlings can follow its aerial whereabouts throughout  the month of October via social media. Using the creative promotion team at Foursquare, the talk-show host has struck a deal with the location-based social network and AT&T to promote his new show on TBS, debuting November 8 at 11PM ET/ 10 Central - in a most unique way.

Social Media Candidate vs Rahm Emanuel Compete For Mayor Of Chicago

Obama's ex-chief of staff might get some hefty competition when he puts his hat in the ring for Mayor of Chicago. Mayorships, long an intrinsic component of location-based social network Foursquare has just launched their run for the office with a contest called "The Foursquarian Candidate" at FoursquareCandidate.com.

Merrell Shoes Leave Japanese Woodblock Footprints

Merrell is bringing the soul of Japan to the soles of your shoes with a new line of footwear featuring traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock print patterned soles.

A Mighty Solar Wind May Power Us Up

Scientists at Washington State University have developed a semi-practical plan to take advantage of the solar wind that blows our way. 

A Facade Grows From The Sea To Become A Wildlife Habitat

Sometimes a design really knocks you out, and you wonder at the capability of the human mind to conceive it and create it in such a way that it serves our need to utilize renewable resources, our need for beauty and wonder, and the need to create safe refuge for the world's wildlife.  The GEOtube, a plan for the city of Dubai by California architectural firm Faulders Studio, will be such a wonder.

Dog Poop Lights 'Eternal Lamp' For The Park Spark Project

Instead of trying to identifying the culprits of that poop on the grass, dog poop is actually a welcome sight to the residents of Cambridge, Massachusetts, who are happily participating in the Park Spark Project.  The objective of the project is to turn dog poop into methane gas and use it for energy.  A relatively small amount of dog poop is already lighting one of the city's lamps - an eternal light from the power of dog poop.

 

 

Icy iPad? Touch Gloves Keep Hands Warm When Touchscreens Are Cold

Touchscreen devices like Apple's popular iPad won't work well when wearing gloves because the screen responds to the electric charge of the user's fingers. Touch Gloves from Alta address that issue, keeping your fingers warm when using iPads and other tablets outdoors in cold weather.

Take The Party Wherever You Go With The Cruzin Cooler

Have you ever been on your way to a picnic or backyard barbeque and realized that you forgot the cooler?  You know, the one with all of your special cocktails, mocktails and outdoor snacks.  To keep yourself out of this type of sticky predicament you could invest in a Cruzin Cooler.

Water-loving Robot Cuts The Cord, Gets Its Own Moist Apartment

A triumvirate of Universities has pooled their collective knowledge to create AQUA, an amphibious robot, as well as the AQUATablet – a way for the robot to get out and live underwater life on its own.


10 Accessories For Better Tailgating in 2010

There's drinking a few beers before a game, and then there's tailgating. Here are 10 items to get you set-up for the ultimate football tailgate.

Pedaled, Not Driven: BOND Bike Is The Coolest Cycle Ever

You know a bicycle that bears James Bond's name is bound to be intriguing. And this one doesn't disappoint. Up until you find out it's not for sale.

A Backpack For Bears: Granite Gear Nimbus Core

The new Granite Gear Nimbus Core is an innovative backpack that turns the traditional backpack on its ear to accommodate some rather large, bulky cargo.

Hauntingly Beautiful Growing Green Sculptures

Take a look at these hauntingly beautiful growing sculptures by Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy, a talented French artist from New York. She calls them Ça pousse! The name is French for, it's growing.

Magnetic Bike Water Bottle Holder Cuts Weight, Keeps Your Water Planted

Ultralight cycling fanatics looking to shave every ounce should love this new water bottle holder from Vincero Design. An innovative twist on a standard, timeless piece of equipment, Vincero's answer uses magnets rather than a metal/composite cage to hold your water.

Roughing Up The Little Guys Helps Solar Power Capture

Stanford researchers have found a way to increase light energy absorption in solar cells – by taking off the kid gloves.

Zeal Optics Solar-Powered Backpack

Known for award-winning sunglasses and goggles, Zeal Optics is increasingly pushing toward technological sports gear. Joining its GPS-integrated snow goggles is the new Reliant charging backpack.

Driving Safely Gets All Touchy-Feely

Researchers at the University of Utah have been busily discovering a way to make directionally-assisted driving more effective - through touch.