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Bug Pesky Mosquitoes With The Golden Lucky Mosquito Coil Cover

This jumbo-sized golden mosquito coil cover looks as if might attract flies but its real purpose is to repel mosquitoes... and bring the owner some good luck in the bargain

Swimming With Crocs: Exciting Or Insane

Want to stare in the eyes of a hungry, 1,000-lb. reptile as he licks his lips fantasizing about feasting on your doughy body? Croc Cage Diving it is.

Social Media Billboards Scale Times Square Skyline

A year ago, Quick Response (QR) codes and location-based social networks as a means for social interaction were only shared in limited techie circles.  During the summer of 2010 - however, based on augmented reality and geolocation becoming the latest and hottest tools in our social media toolbox, even one of the largest cities in the world is cozying up to this new technology.

Camping In The Air: Blue Ridge Hammock

The versatile Blue Ridge Camping Hammock serves as both a hammock tent and a bivy.

Square's Mobile Payment Service Could Mean Crime Does Pay

Ever since Square's CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey left Twitter to roll out his mobile payment plug-in device and related software for merchants to accept credit card payments via their mobiles, skeptics and criminals alike have taken heed.

The Snazzy Napper: Comfort For You, Apprehension For Onlookers

If you are one of those people who likes to catch some extra Z’s every chance you get then the Snazzy Napper may be just the invention for you.  The idea behind the Snazzy Napper seems to be to give the spontaneous sleeper a bit of extra comfort and darkness in order to promote a more restful snooze. 

Amish Scooter Bikes Are Tastier Than Shoo-Fly Pie

They're different. They're useful. And they're Amish.

Simulated Spaceflight Effects Galvanize New Training Method

A new galvanic vestibular stimulation system (GVS) allows astronauts to experience the feeling of "coming down" from outer space here on home soil. 

SolLight Lightcap: Light Up Your Campsite With A Water Bottle

Combine two outdoor essentials--water and light--into one streamlined piece of gear.

Scuba Meets Jet Ski In The Scubacraft

The Scubacraft SC3 is the perfect way to take you and two of your scuba buddies on and under the water for the ride of your lives.

Summer Got You Hot Under The Collar? Try This New Cooling Scarf

A scarf that utilizes evaporative cooling offers those sweltering in summer heat a new way to keep cool, albeit at the cost of looking a little silly.

Martian Housecleaning Hits Home With Automatic Solar Panel Cleaning

Boston University deploys plans to create self-cleaning solar panels to boost energy output. Shine on, scholars!

Bushnell Makes GPS Even Smaller And Less Expensive

Bushnell has expanded its BackTrack line of personal navigation units to include more features and less material.

Social Media Rewards 'Mobile Man' With Frequent Traveler Check-In Options

Merging geolocation check-ins with frequent traveler programs was a logical evolutionary step in the location-based social networking development. Seen as a necessary evil by hotels and airlines to operate on a competitive playing field, the frequent traveler programs that were introduced over thirty years are now adapting to today's technological advancements.

One-Touch Folding Bicycle Comes in 8 Rainbow Colors

This stylish, practical and colorful folding bike makes perfect sense for commuters living in crowded cities who still love the appeal of riding on two wheels.