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Honda Bicycle Simulator: Not As Fun As You Think

Thinking about trading your sedan in for a bicycle? Consider getting up to speed on traffic safety before that first commute.

Falcon's Faux-Flight Of Fancy, the Reality Show?

It started with a helium aircraft  hovering over Fort Collins, Colorado and the belief that a  6-year-old boy climbed in and floated away Thursday, October 15, forcing officials to come up with a rescue plan to save him. Update at 3:35 p.m. ET:The balloon slowly spun to a crash-landing, surrounded by rescuers. Mystery widens, no one was inside balloon? It was at this time we learned that the father was a stormchaser, thus the balloon, and the family was involved in ABC's "Wife Swap," thus the reason for part of the craziness that unfolded. But the story didn't end there. The rest is only something that could make up a real-time Reality Show! Was it Truth or Hot Air? Or Balloonacy?

Large, Sperm-Like Snowmobile Concept

A new concept in the world of snowmobiling, this design promises to perform better than it looks.

Create a Full Community From Your Tent

This concept tent provides a simple upgrade to the standard camping tent to increase social interaction and make for a more enjoyable camping experience.

Folding Bike Concept With Foldable Wheels

This folding bike concept provides urban commuters with a new level of portability. Break it down, pack it up and shove it under your seat.

A-DATA Waterproof HDD Offers You More Protection

The A-DATA SH93 external hard drive is ready to stand up to your toughest (or clumsiest) test. Protect your files through all the wet and wild trials of modern living.

Gyrowheel Makes Kid Cyclists Feel Good About Themselves

For young children, Gyrowheel could be the coolest invention since the water pistol. Eliminating the need for training wheels, the wheel helps children to learn how to ride a two-wheeler.

ACG Surfboard Roof Rack For Your Bike

This interesting surfboard bike rack puts the board over your head. Mount one of these overhead board racks to your Schwinn and tote your surfboard to the beach without using a drop of gas.

Bicycle Parking Concept Raises Bikes Like Flags

An interesting new solution for urban bike commuters, this long-term bike parking facility rethinks the way that you store your bike. As with any new idea, the design brings both positives and negatives.

Tweetup In Space, The Final Frontier

Twitter has conquered a lot of international territory around the world, but tweeting into Space is definitely allowing man to go where no man has gone before. Astronauts Nicole Stoff and Jeff Williams who are currently circumnavigating the globe at five miles a second will attend a Tweetup while in space.

Hammock Bliss Ultralight Travel Daypack

This backpack is so compact and light, it's doesn't look like a backpack at all--up until you need it to be.

Garmin Nuvifone Drags Itself to Market

Closing in on two years after its announcement, the Garmin Nuvifone G60 is finally going to be available in less than a week.

VholdR ContourHD Sports Cam Goes 1080p

VholdR has unveiled a 1080p version of its ContourHD wearable sports cam. Now you can get the convenience of the ContourHD in full 1080p.

Mucking Around In The Latest Muck Boot Fashions For Women

Add a saucy rubber apron to your outfit and you'll be the sexiest mucker around.

Solar Roadways Creating Solar Paneled Roads: Is it In Our Future?

Can you imagine the energy harnessing potential we would have if the roads we drove on every day were solar paneled?

IRiver NV Mini Bike Edition--The Navigation System For Your Bike

The iRiver NV mini bike edition is a comprehensive media player, GPS and cycling computer that's perfect for the casual cruiser and smooth-legged cycle demon alike.

Hey Wilson Meet Joules and His Electric Tandem Bike

Finally! Finally! There may be a way to escape my husbands desire to ride a tandem bike together. At least I think there may be. Why? An inventor, who needs to be thanked over and over again, has invented a tandem companion. No, she isn't sexy nor alive!

"Underwater Baited Hook" Is World Wildlife Federation's Smart Gear Winner

At the moment an albatross swoops down to the sea for a bit of fish bait, it can go from being one of the most graceful soaring and swooping birds to being "bycatch," the term for an unintended victim of a fishery net that few birds escape.  The winner of this year's World Wildlife Federation's (WWF) Smart Gear competition has tackled the problem of bird bycatch with its invention, for now called quite simply the "underwater baited hook."

Brightly Colored Solar Panels With Less Silicon Harness Indirect Sunlight

If you love solar power and solar products, but fear the impact shade from cloudy or dark days may have on your panels, your fears conquered soon. GreenSun Energy Ltd. has found a colorful and innovative new way to harness indirect sunlight.

FINIS SwiMP3 Underwater MP3 Player Rattles Your Skull

Using bone condution, the latest FINIS SwiMP3 is a waterproof MP3 player that offers superior sound.