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Top 10 Inventions Of 2010: Popular Science's 'Garage Invention' Awards

They are not on a salary or salary/incentive basis, paid by their companies to invent; they work alone, on their own or in small groups, generally in someone's garage or other part of the home. Popular Science recognizes the accomplishments of these independent inventors yearly in the June issue of its magazine.  Here are the 10 winning inventions...

 


2010 Ford Explorer to Feature "Intelligent" 4WD System

Four wheel drive systems can be a lifesaver in many situations, assuming you know how to use them properly. Unfortunately, this seems to be a lost art to many who get behind the wheel thinking they can negotiate any obstacle that get in their path. However, Ford has developed a new terrain management system that will take much of the guess work out of those off-road excursions.

Domyos Decathlon Punching Bag Lights You Up

The Domyos Decathlon takes the punching bag from hanging bag of fluff to interactive training tool capable of motivating you and driving you to do better.

One Mile Racing Record Approaching 300mph Mark...Quickly Becoming America’s New Favorite Motorsport

One Mile Racing is slowly but surely becoming the favorite motorsport of horsepower hungry gearheads, and there is no need to guess why. The idea behind the race is to build a vehicle able to reach the highest speed possible in a single mile, while also remaining street legal. Just a few days ago, a new champion was crowned after clocking in at over 250mph.

Coca-Cola Football Bottles Kick Off Soccer's World Cup

Coca-Cola Japan is saluting the 2010 FIFA World Cup of soccer with cute, soccer ball shaped soft drink bottles - the perfect thing to kick back with while watching The Beautiful Game.

Swack: It's a Sweatshirt; It's a Backpack; It's Kind of Awkward

The Swack is one of those interesting solutions that solve a non-existent problem. After 25 years of carrying various backpacks, I've never felt the need for a product like this. Have you?

Creepy, Crustacean-Looking Bike Saddle Provides a Smoother Ride

In a complete divergence from the average bicycle seat, Manta provides what it thinks is a solution to the sores, numbness and irritation that so often come from a long bike ride.

PedalBoard: Skating Makes Love to Cycling

The PedalBoard combines all the best elements of a dirt bike and skateboard for a truly revolutionary, entertaining ride.

Chopsticks Recycled From Broken Baseball Bats Are A Hit

Hundreds of baseball bats are broken by pro baseball players over the course of a season in the Nippon Professional Baseball league. The bits & pieces don't go to waste, however, instead being reborn into cool chopsticks carrying NPB team names, colors and logos.

This Personal Health Coach Even Goes To Bed With You: The Fitbit Tracker

If you want real personal company with you, even at night, the Fitbit Tracker will be there!  It hangs out with you during the day to monitor your activities and watches over you at night to track your sleep.  And the volume of health information it can provide you is greater than any live personal trainer could give you... even if he or she did stay overnight.