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Spin, Flip, Grab--Bounceboard Does It Trampoline-Style

A safer, more intuitive way of bouncing and boarding.

Sbyke--Easier To Ride Than To Say

Between the awkward name and poor marketing, the Sbyke probably won't be seen in many neighborhoods.

World's First Solar-Powered, Underwater Ocean Golf Course

I can tell it, but you still may not believe it--a golf course built on the surface of the sea. What will rich dudes think of next?

 


Prosthetic Ice Axes Help Disabled Climber Get Back On The Wall

Scary looking, scary functional. After a life-altering accident more than a decade ago, one British climber is back thanks to an innovative prosthetic device.

Wicked Fast - A Robot That Springs Into Action

A new soft-bodied robot that curls into a wheel and rolls is "wicked fast," according to its creator.

Pitchers May One Day Join Catchers and Batters In Wearing Helmets

Easton-Bell pulls the helmet out from behind the plate and onto the mound.

Inflatable Snowshoes Becoming a Market

Never get stranded in the snow again. The Airlite inflatable snowshoes are easy to carry and let you hike out of deep snow in an emergency.

Casting The Counters - Improving Radiation Monitoring In Japan

Safecast want your help to deploy up to 600 more Geiger Counters in Japan.

What Have You Been Up To? - Find Out With Daytum

Daytum charts everything and anything about your life.

Mow Your Lawn With Husqvarna's iPhone App (And Mower)

One of the chores that I detest the most is having to mow my lawn, especially during those hot summer days. So when I heard about Husqvarna's new iPhone app that allows you to mow your lawn from virtually anywhere, well, let me just say it piqued my curiosity.

You Are Where You Eat - The Food Freedom Movement Gains Traction

Three towns in Maine have passed Food Freedom legislation that overrides federal government interference in local food production.

Japanese 'Power Lunch' Curry & Pizza Bars Add Spice to Your Busy Life

Healthy nutritional power bars? You're probably guessing fruit, nuts, granola, chocolate, honey – often in combination. Japan's House Foods has another, very different idea for their new “Power Lunch” bars.

Lobster Shells Used To Make Biodegradable Golf Balls

A group of researchers have discovered a way of making golf balls from lobster shells.

Wheeled Art: Unique, Handcarved Skateboards

These skateboards belong in an antique store or fine furniture shop rather than a skate shop.

Earthquake Early Warning App for iPhone Will Rock Your World

Is that your iPhone vibrating or is it just another earthquake? Find out one way or another with Yurekuru Call for iPhone, a push notification app that just might save your life.

How Sweet It Is - The Benefits of Growing Sugarcane For Biofuels

Scientists have discovered that growing sugarcane reduces the temperature.

Uniqlo 'UV Cut' Hooded Shirts Say 'Hands Off' to Ultraviolet Rays

Uniqlo's "UV Cut" line of casual summer clothing is designed to filter 90% of the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays but the Japanese clothing giant has gone one step further: hooded shirts and cardigans styled with extended sleeves that protect the backs of the wearer's hands.

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun - A Probe That Flies Into The Sun

The Solar Probe Plus has one ultimate goal: crash into the Sun.

Motorized Roller Skates: Skataz Take The Legwork Out

Watch and learn how you make something bad much, much worse.

Smart Surfboard Helps You Rip Waves Better

Its like a ridable computer; this new surfboard promises to take wave-riding to the next level.