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More Natural Skating: Sport Technology Flowboard

By adding a slew of extra wheels, the Flowboard makes skating a little more like riding waves or snow.

Exhilarating or Excruciating? 5 Unconventional Extreme Sports

You've probably never tried these sports. You may not have even realized they existed. Now watch some video and decide if you ever will.

Smart Helmet Tells You And Rescuers That You've Taken A Hard Hit To The Head

Trying to explain the degree of your head injury when you're seeing strange colors, talking to imaginary people and trying desperately to remember your own name is difficult. So why not let your helmet do it for you?

Social Media Might Be Introducing 140 Characters To 140 Other Planets?

Five years ago when 140 characters shook this planet with the introduction a new social interaction platform that allowed man to communicate with folks the world over - little did we know there were 140 similar worlds in the Milky Way that might also be tweeting inter-galactically.

QR Codes To The Rescue In The Gulf To Address The BP Oil Spill

While Quick Response (QR) Codes still have a long way to go in gaining traction in the US, the BP Oil Spill may be the right catalyst to introduce this technology to more and more folks who own smartphones.

Self Driven Solar Powered Vehicle on Green Journey From Italy to China

Watch out! The Artificial Vision and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (VisLab) of Italy's Parma University has designed solar powered vehicles that can travel without a driver. They are planning to set a new worldwide milestone in the field of Vehicular Robotics from Parma, Italy to Shanghai, China, with the vehicles.

Green Biking: Flow Scooter

Part electric scooter, part hog, the Flow Scooter is all kinds of awkward and impractical. As such, it has "next short-lived eco-trend" written all over it.

Fatty French Fries Fuel Futuristic Form Of Forging Forward

In the quest to find an efficient Hydrogen generation system, researchers at the University of Leeds have found a way to turn leftover french fry fat into fuel.

Automatic Chef Rotating Campfire

It's hard for something that calls itself the "automatic chef" to miss the mark, but somehow, this does.

Freerider Skatecycle Brings More Freedom To Skating

A new name in skating/snakeboarding, the Freerider Skatecycle provides a unique form factor for freedom, speed and big air.

Beat Summer Heat With 'Misty Shower', A Portable Shower In A Bottle

"Misty Shower" is a portable, hand-powered, extra-fine water mister that helps keep you cool when summer lays down the heat.

Training Wheels For Paddleboarding: Probably Useful, Definitely Geeky

If you can't make the cut on a stand-up paddleboard, a new set of SUP training wheels may be just the ticket to improving your performance.

Bike-Powered Washing Machine Can Travel With You

What if every afternoon, after dinner, you could take a nice leisurely bike ride around your neighborhood and when you arrived back home your laundry was clean and inside a washing machine attached to the side of your bike? Crazy right? No! Someone invented a bike-powered washing machine that travels.

Halo Bike Lock Sends You A Text When Someone Is Stealing Your Bike

This bike lock does a whole lot more than sit and look intimidating to criminals. It lets you know if and when your bike is being stolen, unleashing a much more intimidating form of security: you and your trusty Louisville Slugger.

Julbo Looping Sunglasses Are Always Right Side Up

Sunscreen, hats and sunglasses are all important for shielding delicate skin and eyes.  Small children may not love to wear this stuff, but they will be a lot happier in the long run for doing so.  Little sunglasses can be particularly difficult for young kids to master.  The people at Julbo have created a solution to the big infant/toddler sunglasses issues.