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Refreshing In More Ways Than One: Pool Pong

Cold beer, cold water and your favorite party game of all time, what else do you need this summer?

Aeroyacht 110 to be World's Most Innovative Catamaran

The world of boating is always about the latest and greatest in sea-going technology. This holds true even as many boat builders are beginning to shift to a more environmentally friendly means of hitting the open water. A perfect example of this mindset is the recently introduced Aeroyacht 110.

Don't Get Rained Out On the 12th Hole: Bushnell FXi Weather Forecaster

The Bushnell FXi is a must-have for any devout golfer. Get updated weather information on your favorite courses so you always know when and where to play.

Walk on Water with Waterwalkerz

Sure to be the next craze at kids birthday parties everywhere, Waterwalkerz get you out of the pool and onto the water. Walk, jog and run your way across the lake, pool or ocean.


GE and NASA to Revive Open Rotor Jet Engines

Back in the mid 1980s, GE and NASA began testing on a new propulsion system that used counter rotating fan assemblies in an attempt to boost efficiency. The testing ultimately led to the design of the GE36 experimental aircraft engine, but was then set aside to explore other options. Now, GE and NASA are planning on revisiting the design and adding some new technology to the mix.

BottleClip Bike Water Bottle Holder

An interesting, if not useful design, the BottleClip is a new take on attaching your water bottle to your bike.

LikeABike: You Like?

If your little one is looking for a great method of transportation but is too young for a big bike, look no further. LikeABike is here!

Niche Business Goes To The Dogs: Swimming Pools For Your Pets

Sitting outside in the backyard getting some sun, I couldn't help think about my poor dogs roasting away. After turning on the sprinkler and putting them into a fit of terror, I couldn't help but wonder if there's a company out there that specializes in making swimming pools specifically for dogs. Read on and find out!


Tweets from the Crown - Statue of Liberty Opens A Twitter Account

All dressed up and no place to go? What's a lady to do for her 123rd Birthday if she really wants to Rock the Harbor? Well, if you're the Statue of Liberty, you just might want to invite a whole bunch of folks over to help you commemorate the special occasion. But how do you get your birthday party invitations out to the masses? Well, in the case of Our Lady, she's chosen to join the craze sweeping the nation... she's tweeting it!

AIR-igator: Collects AC Water For Your Garden

In some places (like where I live) it's too hot to turn off the AC unit and open up the windows. On some days temperatures can reach over 100 degrees, that's why our AC stays on all the time. Asking us to take off more clothes to cool off and conserve energy would leave us naked, so how do we, the consumers, stay cool and cut down on our carbon footprint? We could try an AIR-igator.

Vmoto SCARTT Combines Off Road Utility with On Road Comfort

Off road vehicles are great for taking a scenic ride through the woods, but many are not very well suited for the road. They are also expensive to build and maintain if you plan on traversing places very few have seen. Vmoto hopes to solve both of these issues with their new SCARTT 500 ATV.

Belt Clip Watch Offers 7 Useful Gadgets For Campers

Tools that offer multiple products in one small package are becoming increasingly popular. Take the Outdoorsman's 7 in 1 Belt Clip Watch, for example. This thing is like the Swiss Army Knife of belt clips...

Human-Powered Walkie Talkies Keep You In Touch

An eco-friendly, reliable communication device for the backcountry, the Wind Up Walkie Talkies keep you in touch with those traveling with you. Don't get burned by dead batteries, always maintain a communication line.

Soon: A Once A Month Pill For Dogs And Cats

Scientists at the Merck Research Laboratories have finally come up with a once-a-month pill for dogs and cats.  No, it's not for birth control; it's for fleas and ticks!  And wait until you read about the other big benefit of the pill.... (important update added, June 30, 2009)

Booze On The Links Has Never Been Easier

The Golf Bag Drink Dispenser is the perfect way to transport your favorite drink onto the golf course.

Amphibian Swim-Fin Shoes

Amphibian is a design tailored for lifeguards. It features a set of retractable swim fins aimed at increasing the speed of water rescues.

Gravitix Inflatable Jet Ski – Fun in the Sun

One thing is for certain - summer is here! If you are looking for the perfect activity for the fam, the Inflatable Jet Ski is a must-have for a little fun in the sun.

 


Umbrella Changes Color When Rain Hits

The Squidarella features a black-and-white London cityscape. When wet, the illustration becomes infused with color.

New Spin on Skating: The Stepboard

The Stepboard replaces the traditional foot push-off of a skateboard or scooter with step-based forward motion.

Solar-powered Tent Lets You Light Up Your Night

The Orange Concept Solar Tent uses photovoltaic fabric to capture the energy of the sun. A wireless hub with touchscreen LCD allows you to manage your energy consumption.