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Riding A Bike In Montreal Just Got Easier

Bikes included, the city of Montreal is about to get North America's first self-serve bike rental system.

A High-Tech Classroom on Wheels

Technology is developing across every genre around the world. Sometimes though it takes a really simple idea to make us realize that. One such idea came from the minds Gollifer Langston's Architects based in London. Their idea for a transportable "Classroom of the Future" could very well change how we look at modern education.

New Invention Lets You Touch Your Speakers More Often

The latest product from Genius not only has a style that you can see, but one you can also touch.

Shed Some Light On This: The Transforming, Energy Efficient Lamp

A Chinese college student has created an energy-saving lamp that brings in more light the bigger you make the lamp shade. And it has a smiley face!

Devotec Solar Charger Comes Through in a Pinch: Product Review

Solar-powered gadget chargers are becoming more popular as the sheer number of gadets we carry increases. I've been skeptical about their actual usefulness, would I actually use a solar-powered charger? Would it work as expected? Could it really charge the gadgets that I need it to? In the case of the Devotec Industries Solar Charger, the answer to all these questions is "yes."

Underwater Treadmill Takes Exercising to New Depths

Hydro Physio is a company based in England that has developed an underwater treadmill for those exercise enthusiasts, as well as those in rehabilitation or training.

Advanced Hunting Knife May Be A Bit Too Much

Weaponry has always been advanced by technology. Insuring the safety of divers, hunters and campers is important, but the concept behind one new invention might take personal weaponry a bit too far.


An Electric Tandem Bike for Those Long Rides in the Park

Since originally being designed, tandem bicycles haven't changed that much. When Jiang Qian, a designer based in Shanghai decided it was time to fix that and the electric tandem bicycle was born.

Hand-Painted Effect Pedal Has More Fuzz Than Fizz

Electric guitarists can now sport a truly unique-looking effect pedal with some help from Ooh La La Manufacturing and their eye-popping ideas.

Laser Technology Takes Away Pain of the Dentist

The one thing I hate most in the world is going to the dentist. All those drills, needles, scalpels and machines, it makes my skin crawl. And the after effects too – I could do without the swelling, bleeding and numb lips.