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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.

DistractaGone Helps Smartphone Addicts Re-Engage With The Real World

Do you or someone you know have a problem with cellphone distractions? If you can't keep your mind on what's going on around you for fear you'll miss something in cyber space, you need to read this now.

Invention Of The Week? TimeCap Is A Smart 24-Hour Life Recorder

A new wearable camera that just hit the market records your every movement, and what makes this invention extra-special is that it also makes for a cool fashion accessory. Meet “Time In A Wearable." When will you start recording your life story?

Healthcare Wearable For Kids Tracks Well-Being, Stress And Developmental Insights In Real Time

What if you knew your child had a temperature or was coming down with something even before they displayed signs of it or said something? A new health care wearable for kids called "Kiddo" can help you do just that.

Hello Sense Sleep Monitor Tracks The Quality Of Your ZZZs

Sleep tracking monitors can help you determine what's keeping you from getting a good night's rest. Hello Sense came out with one that combines good looks with great features to finally help you get your ZZZs.

BirkSun's Solar Panel Backpack Negates Need For External Battery Charger

Never find yourself without a charge on the go again with a new backpack that doubles as a reliable mobile charging station powered by the sun. Read more about it here. (VIDEO)

Gorilla Glass To Make The Face Of Smartwatches Harder To Scratch

Sick of tech screens on phones, watches and wearables that scratch easily or break on impact? Corning may have the answer to that. Check it out right here.

Eerily Human Robot 'Alter' Is A Veritable Creep Show

The future is finally here, and it's downright scary. Japan has come out with a humanoid robot that will either thrill you or have you assuming the fetal position while repeating "mommy" over and over again. (VIDEO)

Smart Shoes For Active People Announced By Samsung Spinoff Company

Fans of smart technology, sports and fitness have something new to be excited about with two new shoe lines that coming out said to improve your golf game and give you insight into your fitness activities. (VIDEO)