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Pocono Raceway Installing Massive Solar Array to Add some Green to Racing

NASCAR has been slowly but surely finding ways to give a little back to the environment, with the most recent announcement being to plant at least 20 acres of trees per racetrack every year. The Pocono Raceway has decided to take this kind of thinking a step farther and install a 25 acre solar array that will eliminate the need for outside power.

What is Swedish FireSteel?

What is Swedish FireSteel? Sounds like a hardcore death metal band to me. But I've been wrong before...

"Spaceball" Combines Precision Dodgeball and Trampolining

Spaceball is a trampoline game that can turn your little rascal into a space-ready NASA astronaut. That is, assuming he's able to pass a physical after years of head trauma.

Pentax Optio WS80 Waterproof Camera

The Pentax Optio WS80 is an inexpensive and waterproof casual camera that can capture some of your best summer moments.

Heat up the Night with the Babylon Hanging Fireplace

This 'hanging fireplace of Babylon' from designer Stephane Perruchon promises to heat up the coolest of interiors.

New Compact Folding Bicycle Is A Leading Contestant For The James Dyson Award

A contestant for the James Dyson Award, The Contortionist folding bike is an innovative addition to the road and could quickly become one of the most functional, popular folding bikes out there.


Pimp Your Brolly With The Burera Coiling Umbrella Handle

The Burera Coiling Umbrella Handle frees up your hands when inclement weather strikes. Students, shoppers, busy mothers and anyone fumbling for their house or car keys will appreciate this ingenious add-on that grips your shoulder like an angry anaconda in heat.

GoPro 1080p HD Helmet Hero

The world's first wearable full 1080p HD video camera will provide the best-looking action sports footage that you've seen. Use it to capture all your best skate, snow, water and mountain moments.

Leap for the Skies with Powerbocks

Enjoy superhuman jumping power and height with these kangaroo-inspired Powerbocks.


Loop-In Concept "Skateboard"

The Loop-In combines skating and bicycling providing a thrilling new interface for performing your favorite tricks.

Inventor Challenge: Make Life Better At A Music Festival!

Quick! What new product would be needed for an audience of music lovers at a music festival?  Invent it and $5,000 (or equivalent in pounds, rupees, rubles, reals, or euros) could be yours.

Scorpion EXO-900 3-in-1 Transformer Helmet

The Transformer Helmet provides three separate configurations, in addition to some other customizable features that make it the ultimate safety accessory for your next motorcycle ride.

Nerdy "Spiderman" Scales Building Using Vacuum Gloves

In the name of science, engineer Jem Stansfield climbs a 100-foot building using a pair of homemade vacuum gloves.

LED Mini Camping Lantern

The tiniest camping lantern you've ever seen weighs less than an ounce and fits onto your keychain, yet still provides enough light to make it a worthwhile camping accessory.

Roller Coaster Rollerblade Run

Thought jumping that 4-step staircase was extreme? Try rollerblading down 860 meters worth of towering roller coaster.

ClimbStation Brings Big-Face Climbing To Your Backyard

The ClimbStation is the ultimate solution for those that don't have access to 5.9 climbs or climbing gyms. Climb in the comfort of your own neighborhood without any of the ropework or equipment.

Bring the Water Park Home With the Motorized Bumper Boat

Ah, the dog days of summer.  Sweaty, muggy, 8 million degrees outside summer.  My underwear is at one with my backside.  I need some relief.  And if I had a pool, a little time plowing into friends in a Motorized Bumper Boat would do the trick...

StepGlider: It's Like a Mobile Nordic Track

The StepGlider brings roller blades/skates to the next level by incorporating your arms for a fuller workout and more efficient ride.

The Next Level of Tailgating: The Margaritaville Portable Tailgate Grill

The Margaritaville Portable Tailgate Grill mounts directly onto a vehicle hitch providing a portable grilling solution that travels wherever you do.

Wet and Green Dumpster Diving

Some people throw their trash into a dumpster, others dive right into dumpsters with a big splash. Are they crazy? No! It turns out a few dumpsters have been recycled into dumpster pools by an innovative company really interested, at least for the moment, in sustainable development.