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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.

USB Mosquito Repellant Great for Backcountry Nerds

You already use all sorts of USB devices. Why not repel mosquitoes with one?

TV Outdoors: SunBrite Weatherproof TV

The SunBrite Weatherproof TV has nearly every feature you'd need to enjoy quality television outside. So you can get some fresh air without really lifting a finger.

Modern Day Eco-Friendly Skinny Dipping

If you have ever been brave enough to skinny dip into a body of water or showered in your birthday suit underneath a waterfall, you may just like this eco-friendly concept. It brings water, nature and you into your shower. It's eco-clean.

A Little Bit Of Paradise In Business: Japan’s Indoor Beach

We've all heard that we should stay out of the sun's rays, but that makes it difficult when we want to enjoy a day at the beach. A business in Japan offers a great alternative to fun in the sun outdoors, and is also suitable for all seasons.

Mavic Magnetic Bicycle Pedals

Mavic's EZ-Ride Evolve pedal system uses magnets to help keep your feet properly aligned while allowing for seamless entry and exit. These could be a good choice for those that aren't quite sold on platform or clipless pedals.

Conceptual Sports Watch

Far better looking than almost every sports watch actually on the market, this concept would be a great addition to your equipment bag.

Solar Power From Space by 2030 Possible?

What would it take to harness solar power from space then beam it down to earth? Money? Years? Super long cables? Solar panel maker Mitsubishi Electric Corp and IHI Corp would like to find out.

Go Girl: Company Helps Desperate Women Pee Like A Man!

We've seen female urination devices before, that allow women to pee like a man. Well, now there's another new business that offers a similar product, but it's their marketing that really helps them stand apart.