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Invention Of The Week: Zafirro Is Sharper Than Any Other Blade On The Planet

Most of us shave. Lots of us shave in different places, and some of us shave in all places. So, for all you razor blade fanatics there is a new one that just hit the market and it’s a ‘sharp’ and cool new invention. But why is this invention 'a cut above the rest?'.

Mobile Charging Kiosk Runs On Solar Power, Saves Time And Energy

In Rwanda, Africa, an organization called African Renewable Energy Distributor is behind an invention known as a Mobile Solar Cell Phone Charger. The lightweight charging station can be hooked up behind a bicycle or moped to deliver charging opportunities to residents of remote places.

Biogas Backpack Provides Means Of Transporting Affordable Alternative Energy

Now that biogas has become more prevalent, scientists, environmentalists and industry leaders are looking for more ways to introduce it to poor rural areas. The problem for a lot of people in small towns and villages, where the main means of transportation is still by foot, is getting it home.

Facebook’s Double Standard: Blocks Tsū While Incentivizing Their Own

The Facebook/Tsu controversy will go down in the annals of social media history as an epic case of a dominant social network bullying another. For those who are not aware what has transpired over the course of the last few weeks, all you have to do is Google search “Facebook Bans Tsu” or “Facebook Censors Tsu” to rifle through a plethora of articles and fan complaints cyberventilating their way across the blogosphere.

Xandem Lets You Detect And Locate People In Your Home

There is new and innovative technology that just hit the market that will protect and automate your home. A team of inventors in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed Xandem Home which is a one-of-a-kind security system. Is your home equipped with technology like this?

Tsū Rockstars à la Twitter, not Facebook

Do social media stars make the social network, or does the social network make the stars? If history is to be our road map, it would appear that the latter is the case. Yes, users have to be creative enough to use these ecosystems in innovative ways, but without the platform, these unknowns would have had a much tougher time reaching exponentially wide audiences in such a short period of time.

Stanford University's Artificial Skin: Sensational Advance For Prosthetics

Read on for more about a new and exciting product that may one day in the near future may allow prosthetic wearers to feel sensation in their limbs.

You Can Go Back Again -- Crayola Launches Coloring Books For Adults

Coloring books have become a huge trend among adults lately. It is a chance to relive a small part of our childhoods and has been reported to be just as therapeutic as meditation for people. So it should come as no surprise that Crayola, the crayon giant, has come out with their own line of Crayola Color Escapes Coloring Pages for adults.

New 'Moon Parka' Made From Artificial Spider Silk

Japanese startup Spiber and the company behind The North Face products, Goldwin, have teamed up to create a prototype jacket they're calling the Moon Parka. It's cold-weather gear whose outer shell is made entirely from synthetic spider silk called QMONOS, courtesy of Spiber.

Invention Of The Week? Comet Is A Floating Smartphone

Well over 82.5 million smartphones have been destroyed by water. Good news smartphone addicts, Comet has just hit the market and it’s the first of its kind mobile device that is ideal for water savvy enthusiasts. Question is, why is Comet's team of inventors so 'hush-hush' on how they developed this new smartphone that loves water?