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SheTaxis: Business Offers Secure Transport To Women On New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is fast approaching, and in just a matter of days transportation services will be in high demand. After all, drinking and driving is a terrible idea, and it is a time for celebrating with food and drink - often in excess. Taxi services come in a variety of formats, and one caters to a specific demographic.

VFit is Coming to a Gym Near You: VirtualU Launches 3D Human Body Scanner

It’s a tape measure. It’s a scale. And, it’s the newest and coolest technology that will help scores of gym buffs manage their fitness health. Enter VFit. This new 3D human body scanner developed by VirtualU just launched and over the next year it will be available at gyms across the United States.

Cadillac Cures Blind Spots With A Live Streaming Video Rearview Mirror

The 2016 Cadillac CT6 boasts an interesting and innovative feature: a rearview mirror streaming live, high-resolution video from a hidden camera that improves rear visibility by 300 percent.

TeatreNeu: Comedy Club Charges Per Laugh

Pay-as-you-go style compensation structures are not new, although they were once innovative in themselves. A la carte sushi allows you to pay per piece, cell phones have you pay-per-minute, and many services are offered by the hour. So, a business featuring a similar payment structure doesn't makes it unique. What does is the unit item that's being paid for - and it's certainly the first we've seen.

The Predator Belt Buckle: Seriously Playful, Prohibitively Expensive

Learn more about what is most likely the world's most expensive mechanical belt buckle. You probably can't afford to buy it, but it costs nothing to read about it. Go on and splurge!

Surgery Selfies Making The Rounds At Chinese Hospitals

So-called “Surgery Selfies” - group photos of doctors, nurses and even sedated patients in operating rooms – have become somewhat of a trend in China though not everyone thinks turning successful medical procedures into Kodak moments is a good thing.

Leak Free: Business Has A Simple Solution To Feminine Hygiene Worldwide

The unique needs of a woman are not always recommended by men, but that matters less when there are businesses working hard to make our lives easier. A startup with the desire to better the lives of women around the world is also choosing to give back, proving they're not just about tapping into the revenue in the market.

Want To Make Your Christmas Greener? Rent A Live Tree!

Chances are you have already got your Christmas tree this year, but there is something new emerging on the market -- the rental of live Christmas trees. Each year 25-30 million evergreens are harvested to be sold as Christmas trees and at any given time 350 million trees are being grown on farms throughout the U.S. It is a tremendous amount of waste -- even if the tree remains are recycled into mulch. Using a live tree is the ultimate in recycling AND still having a real tree.

Automatic Bike Lane Barriers Restrain Red Light Running Chinese Cyclists

A pilot project set up by traffic police in Luoyang, China seeks to curb cyclists who whether obliviously, intentionally, but either way dangerously cruise through red lights without stopping.

Military Discovers Silver Bullet in the War on Terror: U.S. Department of Defense Tests Smart Bullet that Steers in Mid-Air

The U.S. Army will soon have the best snipers in the world thanks to new cutting-edge technology developed on home soil. The Department of Defense is now testing a bullet that can change direction mid-air, which will take the business of shooting enemies to a whole new level. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is funded by the Department of Defense, has invented EXACTO.