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Nimb Is A Smart Ring With Panic Button

Emergencies are scary, but there is now a new smart ring that will quickly call for help when you need it most. Meet Nimb, a ring that includes a panic button. It lets you send emergency alerts to preset contacts from its mobile app with the touch of a thumb. But the big question with this new invention is this: how will it sell on the market?

Invention Of The Week? REKS Are Unbreakable Sunglasses

From the “what will they think of next?” files comes a new pair of shades that you will definitely want to get your hands on. Heck, your eyes will even love them, and when people see you wear them they might even assume you have deep pockets. But the big question with the new REKS sunglasses is this: will you be able to afford them?

Aspiring Industrial Designers Are Shaping Up With TinkerCad

Computer-aided design and drafting software needed for most 3D printing is traditionally obscured by high paywalls and complex interface that require advanced training. Fortunately, offering a solution to this problem are a series of CAD tools cropping up that are user-friendly and cost-effective alternatives. One of them is Tinkercad.

Gate Brings Smart Tech To Your Door Lock

Smart tech is coming to everything. From lightbulbs and refrigerators to cars and alarm clocks. You name it, and there's probably a smart version developed, or being developed. The same can now be said for door locks. Enter Gate. The all-in-one connected smart lock for your home.

Temporary Tattoo To Keep Drunk Drivers Off The Road

Researchers at UC San Diego have come up with a wearable to keep you off the road and out of trouble if you've been imbibing and you're not sure how to proceed when it comes to getting yourself home. Check it out.

Invention Of The Week? Clap Balm Is World’s First Hockey Hand Deodorant

Those of us who play hockey share one big thing in common: dealing with that horrid smell that lingers on our hands after a practice or a game. No matter how much we wash our hands after taking our gloves off, that familiar ‘hockey smell” seems impossible to get rid of. However a team of inventors in Canada have found a way for us hockey players – amateur, weekend warriors and professionals alike – to leave our stink at the rink. Quesiton is this: how will this new invention sell on the market? 

Buddy System Bracelet Offers Extra Layer Of Security For Women

If you're a female and concerned about physical safety, you and your besties might want to consider investing in some Ōnee bracelets for Christmas. They may end up being the ultimate accessory for best friends, sisters and wingwomen everywhere.

iBag2 Puts Your Spending On Lockdown When You Lose Your Resolve

If you're like a lot of people, you have a tough time passing up that bargain or saying no to items you just don't need but are appealing, nonetheless. Now, there's help putting on the brakes when you can't from a bag that tightens the purse strings for you. (VIDEO)

James Dyson Award 2016 Top 20 International Shortlist Inventors Announced

Since June, we have been reporting on the exciting rollout and results of this year’s prestigious James Dyson Awards 2016. From vaccine cooling systems to contact lenses that measure glucose levels: these 20 inventions were proclaimed the regional award winners. This year’s James Dyson Award received almost 1,000 entries that are both problem solving and pioneering.

Sneakers Made From Recycled Carbon Emissions

Athletic shoes made from carbon dioxide? Yup, and that's not all. Find out what other innovative ideas are helping us tackle pollution.