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Dinosaur Eel Inspires Bullet-Proof Armor

MIT researchers are investigating how a primitive fish uses its scaly exoskeleton to protect itself from the sharp teeth of its predators. The scientists' goal is to develop a better kind of armor for soldiers to similarly protect them from bullets, shrapnel, and bombs.

Beach Resident Casts New Fishing Invention

Since sticking to basic fishing techniques can be quite boring, one inventor decided to reel in a few ideas to make the hobby more enjoyable.

Turn Your Broken Speakers Into A Media Cabinet

Instead of sending your old speakers to the chopping block where you can bring out the evil in yourself, why not turn your them into something useful?

Wearable Kidney Could Help Millions of People

Two researchers at UCLA have designed a peritoneal, wearable kidney that could replace the failing organs of a patient.

Built-In Equalizer Let's Your T-Shirt Do The Dancing

Looking to grab the attention of everyone you meet the next time you're out on the town? Then this unique t-shirt is fit for you!

Make Your Own Ultimate Home Laser Show

Don’t feel like going to a techno club because it’s pouring rain outside? One inventor has a solution that can bring the hypnotizing light show to your home!

Low-Calorie Wheat to Tackle Obesity

In an effort to help people maintain healthy weights and still enjoy good food, scientists have created a genetically modified form of wheat that has fewer calories compared with other varieties.

 


Zildijan Introduces All-Black Cymbals

Every drummer's cymbals are pretty much the same colour, but that's changed since the arrival of Zildijan's new series.

USB Watch Tells The Time And Makes You Feel Like James Bond

By going with the "secret agent" theme, there's finally a USB watch out on the market that actually looks sleek and elegant to the touch.

The Recycled Recumbent Is Starting A Craze

Sure most people would rather ride a fancy high-tech BMX bike, but the recycled recumbent might be a great alternative that’s cheap and stylish.

Transcend Releases Hip USB Flash Drive

Trying to outdo the competition, Transcend has created a USB flash drive that may add a boost to our image or geekiness.

The Goldfish World Cup or 10 Sports You Can Teach Your Pet Fish

I doubt if B.F.Skinner ever thought his training methods would be applied to soccer training for goldfish, but they are now! Dr. Dean Pomerleau has developed a training kit to aid you in training pet fish to play soccer and other un-fish like sports, using the operant conditioning training methods he uses to train larger sea animals.

The End Of Era For The Spectrum And The Aud

Despite the legacy the two venues have, it has been officially declared to sports fans that both the Wachovia Spectrum and the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium will be demolished.

Lightning-Fast Vision Protein Named After Pikachu

Pikachu of Pokemon fame, known for his lightning-fast moves and shocking electric effects, has inspired the name of a new vision protein discovered by a group of Japanese researchers. See, nerds really do have a sense of humor!

Fiskar's Push & Print Stamp Factory Wins 2008 Best Innovation Award

Paper crafters and scrapbookers rejoice! Fiskars is coming out with a cleaner, crisper, time-saving method to do your stamping. Fiskar's new patent pending device is called the Push and Print Stamp Factory and it just won Best Of Class for Scrapbooking and Paper Crafting Innovation from the Craft and Hobby Association. Find out how it works...

One Skeleton That's Taped To The Bone

Even though it’s not a DIY, this weird invention from artist Brian Detmer is truly a magnificent creation that might leave a few people in awe.


Quality Stereo Sound Encased In A Peanut

We’ve seen speakers take many shapes and forms, but one company’s taking designs to a whole new level with their latest peanut shaped product.

The 10 Best Companies That Create Skateboard Wheel Designs

A brief look at how skateboard wheel designs have gone from simple, to stylish and amazingly unique.


Licking Your Wounds May Help Them Heal Faster

Scientists have discovered a compound found in human saliva that can heal wounds quickly.

Make Your Very Own Swiss Army Keys

Tired of hearing your keys jangle in your pocket? One inventor has created a unique device that can stop that annoying noise.

Free iPod Music Program Can Release Your Inner DJ

Like a blue moon, it’s very rare to find anything at all for free on iTunes. But that’s now changed as a new music application has scratched off its price tag.

The Running Shoe That's Also Your Personal Trainer

Tracking your exercise habits can now be easier with a new invention that doesn’t come in a box of Kellog’s Special K cereal.

Viagra May Now Be Used To Help Women

Viagra has been used to help many men with sexual dysfunction problems, but now a study has shown that it may be useful to women that experience sexual problems while taking antidepressants.

Yeduo Designs Look To Hang Around

The latest designs from Yeduo might have you throwing away all your ordinary clothes hangers!

Tobacco Plant Could Be Used To Fight Cancer

Scientists at Stanford University are trying to grow a new cancer vaccine and are looking to use the plant that has caused millions of people to develop cancer.