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Chocotowel Is The Best Hand Towel Bar None!

Chocotowel from Japanese design house OTTAIPNU may be sweet but it's also calorie-free. Why design a hand towel to look like a chocolate bar? Why not... just the thought of chocolate is enough to boost one's mood and provoke a smile.

Bad Ass Black Leather Bandages

For some people style is everything -- even when they get a little hurt. So these people ca now buy leather bandages to cover their boo-boos. In basic black they will go with everything, that's true -- and that tough look will make that paper cut seem more like you were out kicking butt. It is totally bad ass, totally cool, totally Goth, and, well, kind of strange.

Silver Gel Sucks Bacteria Out of Dirty Water in Seconds

In the aftermath of disasters, clean drinking water may be impossible to find. Now, a porous gel infused with silver nanoparticles is in development. The invention may change the way water purification happens. The gel sucks in contaminated water and squeezes out purified water in mere seconds.

Raining Champions: Japan's 10 Cutest, Cleverest & Coolest Umbrellas

If your umbrella succeeds in keeping you dry in the rain and/or shaded from the sun, then everything else is just gravy. Well, it must be raining gravy in Japan 'cause the country's umbrellas take effective rain & sun protection as their starting point and run with it. Where they end up is anyone's guess... but be sure to bring your umbrella with, just in case.

Grow Your Own Lunch With Algaculture - On Your Head!

Algaculture merges human with photosynthetic life forms in the first step towards symbiotic, self-sustaining relationship. The Algaculture Symbiosis Suit, designed by UK artists Michael Burton and Michiko Nitto aka Burton Nitto, grows algae as wearers wander around doing their normal things. The designers foresee a future when humans and algae merge, allowing people to be semi-photosynthetic and self-sustaining.

The 5 Top Rated Natural Skin Care Products Sold On Amazon

The skin is one of the most resilient parts of the human body. It protects us from UV rays, helps regulate our temperature, retains moisture at the proper level and keeps our insides inside. And for all the hard work it does, it is also constantly rejuvenating itself, stretching and contracting depending on our girth. As we mature, the tenacity in which it does its job begins to diminish, and it becomes our turn to help it along.

Acessa™: State Of The Art Non-Invasive RFA Treatment For Uterine Fibroids

If there was a way to relieve the pain and discomfort of uterine fibroids without having major surgery, I'm sure more women wouldn't suffer with their symptoms as long as they do.  Well, now there is a way.  The new Acessa™ Procedure uses radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to destroy the fibroids in an out-patient procedure and most women can be back to their routines the next day.

How To Combat Anti-Aging With YSL Youth Liberator Serum

Yves Saint Laurent has been at the leading edge of women's appearance since 1962. From apparel, to accessories, YSL has always held the notion that a woman's appearance is her fortune. This appearance is what defines her place in the world, be it Queen Mother, or soccer mom, and everything in between. These days, appearances aren't just kept by some over-the-counter makeup.


Top 5 Natural Soaps Sold On Amazon

When it comes to soaps, I don't waste a moment with anything that is not natural and doesn't have olive oil in it. That's the thing about olive oil, when in doubt, and all else pales, the one ingredient we can all fall back on is olive oil. That's been my philosophy as far as keeping healthy, a philosophy passed from grandma, to mom and to me and I will pass that to my daughters too.

3D Printable Cast Lets Your Bones Heal While You Scratch Those Itches

Just about everyone who has ever broken a bone knows that it is a pain -- and not just from the break. The skin under the cast will inevitably start to itch and you can drive yourself nuts trying to find the right size stick or knitting needle to slide inside for a scratch that just never seems to be quite the relief you were looking for. Then there is the problem of being able to shower without getting the cast wet. That is until now. Jake Evill, a designer in London, has come up with a lightweight exoskeletal cast that can be created by using a 3D printer.