Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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New High-Tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech

Like something straight out of a sci-fi flick, a new high-tech glove is being introduced that is about to change everything for individuals dependent on sign language as their main source of communication.

If Trees Could Sing, What Would They Sound Like?

Thanks to Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, we know how a tree would dance.  But what would a tree sound like if it had a voice to sing?  Innovator Bartholomäus Traubeck has created a machine that allows us to hear the haunting compositions of tree rings.  And the results are mesmerizing.

These New Solar Cook Stoves Faster, Easier And More Efficient

New solar cooking devices for camping and outdoor use have gotten a lot more versatile, practical and efficient, allowing you to cook just about anything under the sun now.

Best Bluetooth Shower Speakers? IPX7 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Audio speakers are one of the most popular searches on the Internet. If you've got every room in your house wired for sound but the bathroom, the IXP7 Bluetooth Shower Speaker has got you covered.

Geek Chic Design: Fibonacci Sequence-Inspired Fashion

Learn more about the "most talented Western mathematician of the Middle Ages" and how his medieval mathematical concept known as the Fibonacci Sequence has inspired modern day fashion design and become integrated into wearable technology.

Cargo Container Homes Are On The Rise

The latest trend in pre-fab homes appears to be cargo containers. You'll be amazed at the clever designs and contemporary looks.

A Collar That Tracks Your Dog's Health 24/7: The Voyce Health Monitor

A new, patented, electronic collar, developed by biomedical engineers and members of the Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, can now monitor your dog's health and activity levels and keep you informed in very detailed, easy to understand, information and graphics on your electronic devices.  It's called, appropriately, Voyce, for it tells you everything your dog would tell you if he could.

Marines Send Google's Robotic Dog To Training Camp

Spot, the newest Marine Corps trainee, may not be the first robotic dog to be deployed overseas, but if it (he?) gets that far, it will be the first dog robot to do the job that real dogs could be doing for the military without risking their lives.  But do you think quadra-pet robots could eventually become pals with their Marine trainers?

Incontinence Lingerie Hits The Runway: A Brief Synopsis

Meet ConfiTEX, the world's first fashionable, washable, absorbent, padless and waterproof underwear  designed for those with embarassing bladder problems. Read on for a wee more information on this amazing, innovative product.

3D-Printed Metal Rib Cage Transforms Mortal Man into Cyborg

The wonders of 3-D printing have only tapped the surface of possibilities, especially in the field of medical applications. Read all about the world's first 3-D printed titanium rib cage and the cancer patient whose life has been given new meaning.