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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.

Integrated Camping Pump And Camping Mat Makes Camping Comfort Easy

The Aerobed Pakmat combines a camping mat and pump for easy storage, transport and inflation.

Social Media Monopoly Will Not Let You Pass Go On Facebook Places Without Permission

As popular as Foursquare has become, it will soon be dwarfed by the amount of press surfacing with the release of Facebook's new location-based platform Places. It stands to reason - Foursquare's 2.5 million is a spit in the proverbial geolocation ocean compared to Facebook's half billion online users and 100+ million accessing Facebook on their mobile devices. However with all things Facebook, the taint of  the invasion of privacy seems to come part and parcel.

Lightweight And Ultra-Portable, The GoCrib Simplifies Travelling With Baby

Travelling with babies or toddlers can be a challenge, one that starts even before you leave the house.  Of course baby needs a safe place to sleep, but why do all of the options have to be so awkward?  Well the GoCrib from Guava Family offers a far more portable choice. 

Badass Bacteria On A Highway To Smell

Newcastle University scientists have determined that bacteria have the ability to smell you coming.

Grabber Offers Air Conditioning For Athletes

Magic Cool is an innovative, new material designed to keep you cool during the dog days of summer. Wrap it around your head and enjoy protection from the sun and a boost of cooling.

Baseball's Big Unit Is Now A Paparazzi

One of the most dominant pitchers ever, and a shoe-in Hall of Famer, Randy Johnson, who retired this past winter, is already on to his next gig. Unlike many ex-players who choose to stay in front of the camera in broadcasting roles, Johnson is stepping behind the camera.

From Argon Clothes To Skeleton Sleeping Pads, Klymit Delivers More Innovation

Klymit, a Utah-based company known for its funky, gas-filled clothing line, recently made a splash at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, offering what it's calling the lightest camping mat in the industry. It may look scary, but it is sure to save your back, shoulders and legs.