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Top 20 Coolest Star Wars Gifts For Christmas: Part 1

We are right around the corner from one of the most anticipated movies in years: Star Wars--The Force Awakens.  As such, the marketing campaign is ramping up to light speed and with Christmas coming up, that means a ton of new toys and merchandise coming to us from a galaxy far, far away.

Facebook’s Ban Of Tsu Reduced To A 'Miscommunication'?

'Tsuvians,' as they euphemistically like to call themselves — are a hearty lot. When they feel they have been wronged, this small band of social networkers appear much more sizable than they actually are. Seemingly outranked in comparison to Facebook’s 1.6 billion, Tsu founder Sebastian Sobczak’s 4 million users by social media standards is a meager number.

Invention Of The Week? PIVOT Is A Game-Changing Wearable For Tennis

TurningSense, a Silicon Valley pioneer of wearable sports technology, has just developed PIVOT.  The technology also utilizes Nick Bollettieri’s training techniques into its coaching plan. But what will Bollettieri tell you after he analyzes your performance on the court?

PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer/Charger Keeps Touchscreens Clean And Batteries Charged

Do you have any idea how dirty your cell phone really is? Now there’s a device out called PhoneSoap for smartphone users that takes care of the scary stuff for you through germ-killing UV rays while charging your mobile device.

Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer Prints Directly From Your iOS And Android Devices

Ever wish you could print your selfies or other pics on the fly with a printer no larger than the size of your mobile phone? Well, now you can without messy ink cartridges, toner or ribbons.

Clever New Refrigerator Keeps Food Cold Sans Electricity

For the roughly 1.3 billion people around the globe who are currently living without electricity, a traditional refrigerator is not an option. Now, a team of students from the University of Calgary has developed a refrigeration unit for storing perishables without the need for a power source.

The Wurf Board Is The Perfect Accessory For Your Standing Desk

Standing desks continue to grow in popularity in modern offices throughout the world. And what's not to like about them? Not only do they give you options and allow you to change up the workday by switching positions, but standing desks have also been shown to have health benefits. Even if you're getting your daily exercise in, sitting for too long can lead to Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, and a plethora of other issues. The Wurf Board lets you get your standing time in, while alleviating foot and joint pain.

Kaoiro, An Emoji Stamper With A Retro Design

Kaoiro, the Japanese Kaomoji Stamper, allows users to stamp up to 2,000 different ASCII art facial expressions - emoji, in other words - on school assignments, work memos, divorce papers and more. Oxford Dictionaries has named "emoji" their Word of the Year for 2015 so don't get left behind the times!

Invention Of The Week? Silver Star Unveils Powerful Mini TV Projector

A company based in Beijing, China, has launched a pocket sized mini projector that’s ideal for watching 4K movies, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, the news, and playing action-packed video games. Silver Star has developed the sProjector – a projector you can take anywhere. But is this new technology affordable?

Telescope Built for Quasars Sees Deep Inside Volcanoes

A new telescope under construction near Sicily's Mt. Etna is being designed to track quasars and supernovae, but it may give us a bird's eye view deep into the interior of the volcano, too.