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Camping In A State Of Suspension -- A Suspended Tent That Is

Look! Up in the trees! It's a UFO! It's a hammock! It's a tree house! No, it's a . . . tent? Yes, that's it. It is the Tentsile Stingray tent and it is designed to be used either on the ground or suspended in the trees. It is the brain-child of tree house designer Alex Shirley-Smith, in partnership with product designer Kirk Kirchev. The idea was to make a simple, lightweight, portable tree house using minimal materials. The result is an other-worldly looking design.

The Freeloader Keeps Parents On The Move When Little Legs Get Tired

The Freeloader is a child carrier with a twist. Unlike traditional carriers, which are made basically just for babies, the Freeloader can hold a child of up to 80 lbs. It fits on the adult like a backpack and has a lightweight, fold-down seat at the back.

Rising Stars In Action Sport Industries At The Agenda Trade Show! NYC, Long Beach, Las Vegas!

If you’re ready to see what the latest trends, innovations and fashions are about to hit skateboarding and streetwear, then it’s time to get pumped for Agenda!

Want To Lose Weight That Badly? 5 Crazy Celebrity Diets

Try as one might to avoid them, celebrities are somewhat sewn into the fabric of our daily lives. So with the pressure of having to constantly look good it begs the question, what is going on behind the incredibly well groomed scenes? Whether it is a diet which starves the body of carbohydrates or a crazy juice only diet, it seems like celebrities will do just about anything to squeeze into their perfect ensemble.

Cool Inspiration From Previous Arctic Innovation Competition Winners!

If you’re planning on entering the 2013 Arctic Innovation Competition, it wouldn’t hurt to take a peek at the inventions that wowed the judges of this chilly contest, so here are the grand prize winners from 2009 to 2012 for extra inspiration:

Thanko's USB Neck Cooler Clamps Down On Summer Heat

The bad news is, Thanko's new USB Neck Cooler makes you look like a sci-fi mecha robot's grabbed you by the throat. The good news is, you'll feel a lot less hot under the collar this summer if you're wearing one.

Star Ball Soccer Ball From Perrocaliente Gives Futsal Some Star Power

The Star Ball, a futsal-sized soccer ball from Tokyo, Japan-based Perrocaliente, features a striking pattern of five-pointed stars and irregular nonagons designed for, er, universal appeal.

This Summer's Number One Poop Throwing Game

With the warmer weather almost upon us, I can hardly help but be reminded of summers past and the lost innocence of childhood, when long into the evenings, the trees surrounding our happy home full with the raucous laughter of cicadas, my parents and I would challenge each other to a thrilling game of Doody Head.

Dairy Farms Get A Carbon Grade

A look at how farmers and producers in the dairy industry are getting a new tool that is designed to help them to keep tabs on their carbon footprint. The databased, which is being let out by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy under the 2008   initiative known as the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment, is designed to help producers to act more green. 

Stay Cool This Summer WIth A Pair Of Air-Conditioned Pants

If you're looking for a style of clothing that's sure to blow the pants off the competition, look no further than these air-conditioned pants from Japan. No matter how hot it gets, simply ramp up the power on the twin fan cooling system and let the wind blow.