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Solve The Stabilizer Leg Suspension Challenge, Win $1,000!

The crew at Novative Designs Inc. are looking for a creative solution to a problem concerning one of their hauling machine’s stabilizing legs, and if you can solve it, you could earn up to $1,000 for your design expertise!

City Transformer: Is This The Future Of City Cars?

We all know that transforming cars are a fiction thing - but are they really? What if there were a car that was driven normally but, when parking time comes, the car "stretches" itself to the width of a motorcycle? While this not yet a reality, the City Transformer is set to hit the market in three years, causing a revolution in terms of accessibility.

Beer Vending Machines In Sochi Spread Canadian Generosity

You don't have to look to far past television sitcoms, or big-screen comedies to see Canadians presented as generous, polite, and friendly human-beings. As an actual Canadian, won't burst your bubble and imply that these social perspectives aren't universal norms. Instead, I will further promote that ideology by showing you what Canadian is doing to encourage global connections in Sochi - through beer.

Foxconn And Google Are Secretly Working Together On Robotics

Foxconn is widely - and a little infamous - for assembling the majority of Apple's hardware, along with a host of other electronics. Yesterday, it came to light that the company's been recently working with Google...but not for electronics manufacturing. They're interested in Google's robotics.

See Through iPhone Apparel Is Here

Jeans made just for the common smart phone user with a see through pocket for texting or surfing the web with convenience is now available. Would you buy it?

Hacker Dad Creates The Perfect Air Hockey Opponent

In a true display of Macguyver-like ingenuity, Spanish hacker Jose Julio has cobbled together an intelligent air hockey table using nothing more than a PS3 camera and a 3D printer. The table, he explains, was for his daughter - though I'm sure he enjoyed building it as much as she enjoys using it.

Two Ex Ubisoft Devs Plan To Scan The World To Make A Video Game

How much more thrilling would a survival game be if you could wander through the ruins of your own city? Two ex-Ubisoft developers want to create such a game, and are even now scanning the planet to build their game world. It sounds like it'll be an awesome title...if the concept pans out.

Get Inspired For Dutch Design Competition USA 2014!

Calling all Dutch and American inventors! Kikkerland and Shapeways are teaming up to produce 500 copies of your Dutch-inspired item. Time to bury them with an avalanche of fun ideas!

Wireless Gadget Charging Is (Nearly) Here

In fact, wireless chargers are already here, but these still require that your gadget is physically connected to a charging pad or similar. However, I mean the type of charging where there is no contact whatsoever, so that you can charge your mobile phone or tablet anywhere you are in by just... being there. It seems (and, in fact, is) amazing, and this technology is closer than you might think.

Asus Prepares Quad-Core, Discrete GPU-Toting Eee Box PC

Despite being almost one inch thick, Asus has packed a respectable amount of power in its latest budget system, dubbed the EB1037. It's also admittedly a rather nice looking device.

Scientists: If A Robot Could Express Emotion,Would It Feel More Human?

Scientists based out of the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln have created a robot that's capable of showing everyone how it feels...well, sort of. The researchers are using expressive robot ERWIN to study how relationships form betwen robots and humans.

Meet The Most Portable BBQ Ever

Camping trips are excellent for creating fires and eat barbecued food, but sometimes this is not handy because the tools are not available, as they take up precious space which has to be filled with more important items. However, a new Israeli invention seems to be a true revolution on this matter: a triangular foldable barbecue, super small and compact, which can be taken everywhere with ease.

What Does The World's Smartest Thermometer Look Like?

Have you ever tried to fake a temperature to get out of school? Now it probably won't work. Kinsa have a developed what they call the World's Smartest Thermometer. This beautiful device is the first FDA approved smartphone-connected oral thermometer.

Game Frame Lights Up Your Wall With Pixel Art

As more gamers become adults with disposable income retro gaming is not only making a resurgence, but becoming a fashion and artistic statement as well. Game Frame Pixel Art brings retro art and customization together in one cool package. Using 256 LED lights, the system can display a nearly unlimited amount of different pixel artwork, either as a single picture, or a slideshow of multiple images. With a little bit of creativity and ingenuity you can even bring that art to life and actually have animated 8-bit pixel art.

Blue Tooth Pizza? You Just Need the Right Buttons

If you want something even faster than online ordering for pizza, check out this Blue Tooth ordering system in Dubai! 

What Does Your DNA Say About You?

Imagine you could discover if you had Malaria or Breast Cancer, Parkinsons Disease or even Bipolar Disorder within minutes. That's what Q-Poc claims it will be able to do. It's a handheld devices that tests for genetic markers, DNA, using molecular diagnostic testing.

Real-Life 'Breaking Bad' Kingpin Captured In The Deep Web Running eBay Of Vice

Life became stranger than fiction when federal authorities arrested the notorious hacker Ross Ulbricht [aka 'Dread Pirate Roberts'] for crimes mirroring the fictional character of Walter White in the award-winning TV drama, "Breaking Bad." Drug trafficking, money-laundering and cold-blooded murder transformed a mild-mannered physics student into an underworld kingpin, just as it had for a chemistry teacher in that five-season AMC thriller.

Gigabyte BRIX Gaming: Powerful PC In The Palm Of Your Hand

While the styling of Gigabyte's latest tiny PC is a bit gaudy, the hardware packed inside isn't. A quad-core AMD CPU and discrete Radeon graphics are just a taste of what's hiding inside the wallet-sized case.

Volocopter, The Fully Electrical Helicopter

Recently I wrote an article about a 100% electrical van which, even though being great news for the automotive industry, is not absolutely innovative, as there are other electrical cars being made. However, now I will talk about a 100% electrical helicopter - and that is a true novelty. Volocopter, for now still a prototype, is being developed in Germany and had surprisingly positive results in the tests.

The 2014 IES Illumination Awards Are Looking For Bright Designers!

Are you an interior designer or innovator in the field of lighting? If so, then it’s time to earn some well-deserved recognition for your brilliant work by submitting it to the 2014 IES Illumination Awards. Winning the Award of Excellence is a huge achievement for anyone devoted to pioneering lighting systems, and it shows how brightly your work shines!

GameBuddy Lets You Play Any Game On Any Screen Anywhere

One of the biggest innovations this generation of gaming has seen is game streaming - a process significantly weakened by latency. But what if that wasn't an issue? What if you could stream to any screen you chose without even an ounce of lag? Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to GameBuddy.

The Marsupial Robot Team Monitors Rivers From Both Land And Sky

In order to better understand our environment - and our impact on it - proper monitoring tools are absolutely essential. The more information we can gather, the more we'll be able to accomplish. That's where the Marsupial comes in - a robot team designed to monitor rivers from both air and land.

Graphene Condoms: Improved Sensation And Security?

Condoms are one of the most effective contraceptive method, but is disliked by many people due to the lack of sensitivity it causes. A recent idea has come to use graphene, a new and one of the most revolutionary materials around, to build ultra-thin condoms, which would also be safe enough to protect from diseases and avoid conception.

This Robotic Arm Is Learning To Perform Surgery By Painting

If an artist offered their steady hand to perform life-saving surgery on you, would you allow it? What if that artist were actually a robot? Turns out, the skillset required for painting and that required for surgical cuts have more in common than we thought.

Need This New Ummmm Invention? Creepy Sleepwalking Statue

There is a statue of a sleepwalking man in Massachusetts. It is so lifelike that it is totally creepy and it is creating a lot of controversy. It is not that the work of art is not well done. The big kerfuffle is over the combination of how real it looks and where it is located -- on the campus of the all-woman Wellesley college, The statue also answers that age old question -- boxers or briefs.