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Invention Of The Week? SkyBell: A New WiFi Doorbell For The Smart Home

There is a new WiFi video doorbell that just hit the market and it should be a real hit among homeowners across North America. Called SkyBell, this is a video doorbell that lets you see, hear and speak with visitors at your front door from your smartphone. Sure there are all sorts of WiFi video doorbells on the market. But what makes SkyBell stand out from the rest?

Aircarbon Packaging To Reduce Oil-Based Plastics By 70 Percent

Aircarbon is a mixture of oxygen and carbon emissions that's being used now to replace oil in the production of everyday items made from plastic.

Invention Of The Week? Turn Any Bulb Into A Smart Light With Emberlight

Now there is an easy and secure way to control your lights while at home or from across town. You see, a team of inventors in San Francisco, California, have developed Emberlight which turns any bulb in your home into a smart light. So, is this new technology affordable? And will it really be a hit among homeowners?

Invention Of The Week? Turn Any Bulb Into A Smart Light With Emberlight

Now there is an easy and secure way to control your lights while at home or from across town. You see, a team of inventors in San Francisco, California, have developed Emberlight which turns any bulb in your home into a smart light. So, is this new technology affordable? And will it really be a hit among homeowners?

Record Calls And In-Person Conversations With JIC

There is new technology out on the market that will greatly aid journalists, secret agents and office workers who want to bust  the bullies. Called JIC (Just In Case), this is the world’s first iPhone case that will let you record calls and conversations. While JIC is now on the market, the big question is this: how will certain US states deal with its citizens using this new technology?

REtape is the Removable, Resealable And Reusable Tape You Can Use Again And Again

Ever wish you had a tape that was worth more than one application? Well, someone has finally come out with a product that allows you to apply it and then reposition it and then use it again and again.

PathoChip: Detects Pathogens For Those At High Risk For Infection

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a new test that can potentially aid those with compromised immune systems by quickly identifying dangerous and illusive pathogens. Read on for more on this amazing new test.


Single-Use 'Toilet Bags' From Sweden Sanitize Human Waste

A group in Sweden has come up with a product known as PeePoo, a disposable yet recyclable one-usage bag for human waste.

TAPP Is A Smart Fingerprint Padlock

The days of forgetting your combination code or keys are officially over, according to a team of inventors in Toronto, Canada. Pishon Lab has unveiled TAPP (also called Tapplock), which they claim is the world’s first padlock that allows user to unlock their valuables using their unique fingerprint. So, will this new technology be a hit on the market? And when you are getting one?

Tsūvian From Tsū Social Network Throws Hat In Ring For Presidential Race (Updated)

A 'write-in candidate is a contender in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom U.S. voters have the right to vote for nonetheless. To do so, all they need to do is write in his or her name on a ballot. While these type of candidates rarely win, they often attract sizable followings from groups or organizations they are affiliated with.

Seawater Greenhouse Turns Saltwater Into Fresh Drinking Water With Added Bonus

The lack of fresh, potable water in many areas of the world is increasing at an alarming rate. A U.K. business has the solution.

Print Amazing Designs On Your Wall With SprayPrinter

If you are a home décor enthusiast or an aspiring inner-city graffiti artist, then SprayPrinter is new technology you'll want to get your hands on. SprayPrinter is simply a unique wireless device that converts digital designs into wall art from your trusty smartphone. So what kind of artwork do you fancy for your walls?

Solar Powered Medical Rucksack Cleans, Disinfects And Sterilizes Instruments

One of the most prevalent problems in developing countries is sterilization. Thanks to a new solar-powered device called the “medical rucksack,” a lot of that could be about to change.

Invention Of The Week? Quickey Opens Everything But Doors

Christopher Hawker, a popular inventor and entrepreneur in Columbus, Ohio, has developed a key for everything, but it doesn’t open any doors. It's a simple, no-rocket-science-invention. But how will it sell on the market?

UCAP Microfiber Pad Improves Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection

Researchers in Jerusalem have developed an innovative microfiber pad that can greatly improve the diagnosis for urinary track infection by aiding in the collection ofsterile urine samples. Read on for more on this exciting medical innovation.


Fairy Tale Fashion Exhibit: Once Upon An F.I.T Time

The Museum at The  Fashion Institute of Technology has created an imaginative, one-of-a-kind fashion exhibit based on 15 different fables that range from Alice in Wonderland to the Little Mermaid. Read on for more information and more than a little...fairydust.


For Tomorrow’s Diabetics: Can Human Skin Cells Make Insulin?

Will the near future bring the reprogramming of human skin cells so that they can produce the hormone  insulin? Read on for more information on this amazing new development.

DreamScreen Makes Your TV Totally Awesome

A team of inventors in Boca Raton, Florida, are changing the way everyone in the world watches their tube through unique LED lighting technology. Called DreamScreen, this technology creates an amazing home theater experience. Question is will this new technology hurt the sales on new flat screen TVs?

Vegan Star Wars Shoes: Olsenhaus, The Force and The Jedi

The Force, Luke Skywalker and the Jedi all live in the hearts and minds of Star Wars lovers. Learn more about a new shoe collection dedicated to the characters of this sci-fi classic and the mission behind  their creation to forever eliminate cruelty to animals.

Invention Of The Week? Teslasuit Lets You Feel What You Play

A team of inventors in London, UK, are revolutionizing the future of virtual reality and gaming. The Teslasuit has just launched and it’s a full-body haptic suit that lets you feel the world of virtual reality you are experiencing. What VR world will you explore when you get your Teslasuit?

Tech Giants Fund GRAIL: New Early Detection Cancer Blood Test

Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos from Amazon.com have donated $1 million to fund Grail, a company that has developed a new blood test that will allow an even earlier detection of many kinds of cancer than that which is currently available. Read on for more information about this amazing boon to the health of all mankind.


Motorcycle Seats With EMF Shields Designed For Thwarting Cancer

If you spend a lot of time on a motorcycle, then this is something you definitely want to know about. Up until recently, nobody ever thought twice about it, but there’s a chance your motorcycle is giving you cancer.

Tsū Social Network Kicks Off First POWERBALL Office Pool For Users (Updated)

Office pools for lottery drawings have been around for almost 100 years. According to a Wikipedia entry: 'the betting pools' concept was first introduced by Littlewoods, a retail and betting commpany in England (1923) and was developed initially for football matches.

Tiny Wearable Power Supercapacitor Packs High Density Charge

Meet the micro-supercapacitor, which is a big word for a tiny wearable electronic device that packs a high density charge. Read on for more on this amazing new wearable power source that may make the standard battery a thing of the past.

Invention Of The Week? New Earthquake-Proof Bed Could Help Save Lives

Chinese inventor Wang Wenxi has developed a concept for an earthquake-proof bed that swallows you (and yours) up when it senses the ground shaking. That’s right when the ground starts moving you and your mattress are dropped into a sealed unit that is loaded full of supplies. The question is will this invention be a hit among the claustrophobic types?