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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.

New Desalinating System Uses Shockwaves For Turning Saltwater Into Drinking Water

Researchers at MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering have discovered a new way to remove salt from ocean and brackish water. If it works on a larger scale, this may be the answer to our fresh water concerns.

Burberry-Google Christmas Campaign: Regent Street Video Booth Welcomes All

Read all about the latest holiday campaign from Burberry. the luxury brand has linked with Google om a holiday project video that allows the public to join the brand's Christmas ad campaign.

Pebble Time Smart Watch Series Introduces New Voice And Text Replies For iOS

Smart Watch maker Pebble has announced new voice and text reply features for iOS.

Mokacam: Record Your Life In More Detail

From the “What Will They Think of Next” file, comes the world’s smallest 4K camera. Called Mokacam, this GoPro-cube-style camera has innovation and versatility written all over it, and it was designed so that anyone – amateurs and professionals alike – can use it. So, what really makes this device so unique?

Sonnenbatterie Launches New Solar-Plus Storage Systems

A German group called Sonnenbatterie has announced the introduction of the Solar-Plus Storage System to rival Tesla’s.