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Avoidr, The Anti-Social, Anti-Check-In Social Network

Scaling to twenty thousand users overnight, a virtual unknown Web app has arrived on the digital landscape to address our latest social media dilemma - how to avoid the many followers we've worked diligently to attract? As such, Avoidr might be labeled the first "anti-social" social network.

Band-Aid Solutions: Japanese Pattern Design Bandages Make The Cut

Japanese pattern design bandages from Nichiban put a fashionably brave face on summer's scrapes, scratches, cuts and assorted ouchies.

Greendix Integrates Solar Panels Into a Soccer Ball

Greendix a Taiwan-based solar panel company has made the world's first solar powered soccer ball with some of their innovative custom shaped solar panels. The ball is designed to show off Greendix's ability to integrate its custom shaped solar panels into anything. The announcement of the integration just happens to coincide with the World Cup soccer craze.

Converting Noise To Light No Longer Up In The Air - Is Plane As Day

Aside from ground zero of a nuclear explosion, airport runways are perhaps the noisiest place on earth. But instead of friendly a mascot, they're staffed by surly men with light-sticks and illuminated by the strong and electrically expensive glow of runway lights. Now, designer Jou Hung-Uei has come up with a way to capture that noise and fire up those lights simultaneously.

New Soccer Shoes For Tough Players Have A Soft Side

Mizuno Super Sonic Wave SP soccer shoes are designed to make The Beautiful Game less chancy and more fancy - at least where footwork comes into play.

Google Earth Gets A Little More Sport-Friendly

Google has introduced the latest update to Google Earth, which delivers new performance tools for outdoor athletes.

Rent Tent, Be First To Purchase iPhone 4G & Live To Tweet & Ustream About It

Airbnb reports iPhone mania is officially under way in front of the Apple Store on Stockton Street in San Francisco. If you can cough up $200 or be the highest bidder, you can be first in line by renting a tent from an enterprising camper who secured the spot early on the Wednesday prior to the launch on Thursday, June 24.

Can't Find Your Dog? The GEODOG® Collar Sends Maps & Text Messages To Your Smart Phone

German designers have created the ultimate gadget for your dog: a GPS system for your dog in the form of a collar that sends you a map of your dog's location or an SMS message on your smart phone.  Of course, the collar has a SIM card; your dog needs a phone book!

 

Movit Performance Gummies Offer An Alternative To Sugary Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have become enormously popular in recent years and not just for athletes.  The problem is that while the drinks do give a boost they often also set you up for a big crash at some point and pack in a lot of extra calories and not a lot else.  The makers of Movit Performance Gummies are hoping to offer a new option for those looking for a healthier boost.

Get Every Bit Of That Sweet Summer Corn With The OXO Corn Stripper

If you love to indulge in sweet, crisp summer corn but prefer to have removed from the cob then your job may have gotten a lot easier.  The OXO Corn Stripper is made to quickly and easily remove corn from the cob.  There is no awkward fiddling with knives and annoyingly wasting half of the precious nuggets.

ZoomAtlas Social Network For Boomers With $10K Geo-Based Reunion Contest

With Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn now the dominant players in the social media space and Foursquare, Gowalla and Loopt in the location-based arena - each garnering a user-base larger than many countries - is there room for another to focus on just one segment of the population? Mark Sherman and ZoomAtlas, with the majority of users over 50 seem to think so.

The OKO Tricycle Takes Safety To A Whole New Level

It can be a lot of fun watching your little one pedal off on his/her first tricycle; it can also be kind of scary.  Young kids often feel invincible and take on a new experience with all of their exuberance on full throttle.  Unfortunately, this can be an accident waiting to happen.  For parents who feel that their child may need an ultra-safe first bike the OKO by Italtrike may be the answer.

10 Ultra-Cool Sports Concepts That Would Make the Perfect Gift For Dad...If They Existed

Father's Day is this weekend. No matter how great of a gift you got for the old man, it likely pales in comparison to some of these unbelievably cool sports concepts. On the other hand, your gift exists in real life and these are limited to paper or sculptures. Maybe next Father's Day.

8 Great Sports And Summer Recreation Gifts For Father's Day 2010

Father's Day is almost here. Make dad's summer great with one of these cool sports gifts.

Portable Weather Meter Ranks Your Heat Stroke Risk

Health worries rise along with summer's heat, so a new portable heat stroke risk meter could be a real lifesaver. It's like having a doctor and a weatherman in your pocket!