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New Paint Kills infection-Causing Bacteria and Saves Lives

Read on to learn more about Paint Shield, a new and exciting anti-bacterial paint from Sherwin-Williams that may greatly reduce the number of hospital related infections.

Japanese Scientists Create Nearly Unbreakable Glass For Commercial Use

A group of scientists at the University of Tokyo's Institute of Industrial Science in Japan believes they have discovered a way to make glass nearly indestructible.

Will Gest Kill The Keyboard And Mouse?

If a keyboard and mouse doesn’t make sense for you anymore, well then it’s time for you to get your hands dirty… well, sort of.  A team of inventors in Austin, Texas, have developed a wearable device that lets you control your computer or mobile device with your very own hands. The device is called Gest. So, what inspired the inventor to create Gest?

Zero Energy Vaxxwagon For Delivering Vaccines Invented By Boy

Another ingenious teen has come up with an eco-friendly invention for improving the lives of others. This one's in the form of a pedal-powered wagon designed for the purpose of delivering life-saving vaccines to those in need.

SpeedForce Is A Fully Integrated Cycling Computer

An avid cyclist from Sunnyvale, California, has developed new technology that will make your bike even smarter.  Gang Li is the inventor of SpeedForce, which is a fully-integrated smart cycling computer that lets you get the most out of cycling. Do you feel like being a cycling pro?

Invention Of The Week: Ollinfit Is A Wearable Personal Trainer

Ollinfit acts as your very own personal trainer and it guides you perfectly through all your workouts with important feedback on your overall form quality and weights you are lifting. This new invention will help ensure you get the best workout while minimizing the risk of injury. So, how soon will you be using this new technology?

Printer Ink From Air Pollution, Can It Be Done? MIT Grad Says "Yes"

What if we could find a way to turn air pollution into something useful? A recent MIT grad thinks he's found a way.

Biogas From Manure To Power BMW's South Africa Plant

German automaker BMW is attempting to do its part when it comes to reducing its carbon footprint.

New Hydrobee Invention Harnesses Nature's Power For USB Devices

A new device the size and shape of a soda can has been designed to generate electricity for USB devices when electronics users are off the grid.

Algae: New Source Of Omega-3 Saves Oceans From Overfishing

Besides being used as an alternative energy source for industrial applications, algae is now under investigation as a viable source of omega-3.

Biopod: Smart Microhabitat For Your Home

Do you want to bring the outdoors indoors? Go ahead, now you can. A group of inventors in Calgary, Canada, has developed the Biopod, which they claim is the world’s first smart microhabitat. So, what kind of environment will you create?

Invention Of The Week? ResMedS+ Is A Non-Contact Sleep Sensor

The ResMed is a dream come true for those of us who have trouble sleeping. This new and cutting-edge device helps you get the Zzzs you need for a good night sleep. Are you getting one? Or, are still content with counting sheep?

Wet Runway Shower: Dresses Dissolve in Spring 2016 Fashion Collection

 Fashion designer, Hussein Chalayan, has once again created a unique runway show and collection. His Spring 2016 collection defies convention with its water-soluble dresses that dissolve on the runway.

Glassy Zone: Waterproof Wearable Technology For Surfers

A team of inventors from Valencia, Spain, are leading the way with new technology that they have just introduced to the surfing world. Called Glassy Zone, this wearable technology will not only help better a surfer’s performance, but it will help them improve their health and overall well-being. So, how many waves will you ride today?


This Paracord Grenade Is Loaded With Survival Tools

If you ever get worried about being lost in the woods, or you want to survive the zombie apocalypse, then you really need to get your hands on the M-550 Paracord Survival Grenade. It is not an explosive device by any means; rather it is one loaded with survival tools that just might help you get through worst case-scenarios of sorts. Will this new grenade help you survive in the great outdoors?

Internal Wearable Tech: Menstrual Cup That Will Never Runneth Over

Does your vagina talk to you? If it could, what do you think it would say? Well, meet the world's first texting menstrual  cup that informs you when its full and needs to be emptied.

New Invention For Boosting Solar Energy Cells Offers Significant Gains In Production

As more and more improvements have been made to the concept and design of solar devices, the more investment worthy they’ve become. Now, three engineers have designed a transparent cooling cloth that’s said to boost solar cell productivity “significantly.”

Rethinking The Fashion Runway: Upside Down Is Chic Side Up

The symbolic interpretation of carrying each other's societal burdens may look good in fashion sketches, but  on the catwalk the visual impact of models carrying models is very weird indeed.  Read on for more about designer, Rick Owens, and this dizzy perspective targeted to defy fashion convention.

Invention Of The Week? Hoverboard: The Next Evolution In Personal Electric Mobility

There are a number of companies out there who are trying to win the race in developing the ‘mother of all hoverboards.’ However, a company based in Mountain View, CA, is keeping things more at ground level. Now you can surf the sidewalks and streets on a one-wheeled, gyro-stabilized electric vehicle that will make you feel as if you are actually hovering in the air. Are you set to ride a new experience?

iPhone Case /Stethoscope: Hello, Whose Heart is Beating, Please?

Meet the Steth-IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope. If your mouth just dropped open, keep it there, for the inventor of this clever medical device is just 16 years of age. Read on for more on this brilliant boy and his amazing medical innovation.

World's First Optical Rectenna Turns Light Into Electricity

Researchers at Georgia Tech have recently discovered how to create electricity from light with the very first optical rectenna. Could it be the key to unlocking unlimited natural resources?

New Airless Tires Will Never Go Flat

After years of discussion on the topic and countless attempts at making it a reality somebody's finally perfecting a tire for personal and commercial vehicles that won't go flat. Available in a variety of colors, non-pneumatic tires are the wave of the future.

Hydro Hammock Doubles As A Hot Tub

Hammocks are fun and relaxing, and so are hot tubs. What would you say if you could have both in one?

3-D Printed Gold-Plated Heels: There’s Shoes in Them There Gold

From the Italian verb, mutare, meaning to change or mutate, comes this unusual Mutatio, 3-D printed, gold-plated shoe collection created by New York designer, Francis Bitonti. Read on for more on this spectacular fashion innovation.

Invention Of The Week? Live On Mars In A 3D-Printed Bubble House

While robotic travelers have been studying Mars for over the last 40 years, NASA’s next plan of action is to send humans there to colonize the planet. Enter Sfero, which is a 3D-printed habitat that just might be used by NASA. Question is are you willing to make the 200 day trip to get to the Red Planet knowing you will never return to Earth again?