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iPhone-Charging Jeans: Hello, Who’s Calling, Please?

Read on to learn more about this innovative line of women’s jeans  which allows iPhone users to charge their phones directly from the pants.

Ecocapsule Is A New Independent Micro-Home

Going nomadic just got way easier and cozier too. You see, a team of Slovakian inventors have developed Ecocapsule, which is a portable house that offers a very unique dwelling experience. So, where will your next backyard be?

New Micro Implant Restores Hope and Sight For Glaucoma Sufferers

 Learn all about this innovative long-term treatment for glaucoma developed by researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer University. This miniature pump regulates internal ocular pressure and offers light at the end of the glaucoma-impaired tunnel.

Thin Ice Is First Ever Weight Loss Clothing Line

Looking to burn about 500-1000 calories a day just by wearing your clothes? An inventor from Toronto, Canada, has developed a very unique line of clothing that hacks your metabolism. So is Thin Ice another weight loss fad?

WalkCar Pocket-Sized Personal Transporter Is On Its Way

Getting around is about to get more sci-fi with the upcoming 'WalkCar,' a futuristic skateboard being touted as a pocket-sized personal transporter from Japan. Will the world's first 'car in a bag' be a hit for its designer or will it go the way of the Edsel and other transportation failures?

A New Wireless Communication Device: The Human Body

Already many of us have multiple electronic devices on our person and this will only increase in the coming years as the internet-of-things comes to fruition. Cell phones, smart watches, computerized eyewear, and health monitors will all need to communicate with one another to realize their full potential. Currently, Bluetooth is the standard means by which this is achieved, but it is highly energy-inefficient. Now scientists have demonstrated a new way for these devices to share information – by sending magnetic signals through the human body itself.

NASA's New Material: Heals a Bullet Wound In Seconds

It's not a bird or a plane or even Superman (or Superwoman), but rather a material NASA discovered by accident that can heal a bullet would in two seconds! Read on for more on this impressive innovation.

Invention Of The Week? Turn Your Car Into A Smart Car With Exlporide

A start-up company in Columbia, Maryland, has developed a unique all-in-one futuristic heads-up-display (HUD) unit that will make your car smart on every level. So, what makes this technology so unique? And will you be able to afford it?

G.Skill Announces 4000 MT/s Trident Z DDR4 Memory Modules

In preparation for Intel's Skylake Core i7 processors, G.Skill is putting out DDR4 DIMM kits capable of seriously high speeds - up to 4 GT/s (gigatransfers per second) - with cool-looking heatspreaders to match.

Google’s Radar-Based Wearable: One 'Handy' User Interface

Meet Project Soli, a radar-based wearable destined to control just about every product under the sun (except maybe the sun). Created by Google, this new wearable transforms human hands and fingers into a user interface. Read on to learn more about  this fascinating wearable-tech innovation.

American Express Launches Maria Sharapova VR Experience At 2015 U.S. Open

Fancy a tennis match with Maria Sharapova? American Express has just unveiled its “You vs. Sharapova” virtual reality game at this year’s U.S. Open. Question is this: do you think you could return a 100-mile-per-hour serve from one of the greatest tennis players in the world?

3D Tattoos Transforming Lives Of Breast Cancer Survivors

3D Tattoos are gaining in popularity on the body art scene, but now they're helping breast cancer survivors through the healing process.

Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton: A Dream of Walking Becomes Reality

Meet the new mind-controlled exoskeleton developed by researchers in Germany and Korea. The success of this innovation may well revolutionize the lives of the disabled everywhere.

Asus Builds Micro ATX Intel X99 Motherboard

Not everyone needs a hulking full-tower case to house their 18-core workstation. Asus seems to agree. Their X99-M WS motherboard will let you use Intel's latest LGA2011-v3 Xeon processors and quad-channel DDR4 memory, cramming all that and more into the compact micro ATX form factor.

Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused windows. These tiny specks of semiconductor will enable windows to capture solar energy and generate clean power while remaining perfectly transparent. Scientists call them a “game-changer” in the future of sustainable cities.

Slick Stabilizer Is A Motorized GoPro Steadicam

Your GoPro just got ‘slicker.’ A team of inventors out of San Francisco, CA, have developed a brilliant GoPro accessory device. So, why is Slick now the rave among sports enthusiasts and filmmakers?

Free Apps Like 'ReThink' Help Stop Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying has become a huge problem. Now there's a free app called ReThink developed by a teenager for mobile devices that's aimed at combating cyberbullying, and anyone can use it.

Would You Pay $300 For A Smart Shirt?

Long-promised wearable technologies are finally beginning to hit the retail market as Ralph Lauren releases a new “smart shirt” this month. Designed to monitor your performance during exercise, the garment will retail for $300 and require an iPhone or iPad to run the associated app. Which begs the question, is it worth it?

Hark All Ants: Solar-Powered Backpack Converts Into Picnic Table

Meet the Technopicnic solar-powered backpack made in Spain that converts almost any urban space except  for maybe a highway into a picnic table. Read on for more on this clever and innovative wearable tech design.

Invention Of The Week? Fotokite Phi Is A Drone On A Leash

The evolution of selfies has just been taken to new heights. Fotokite Phi is a safe and easy drone to operate.So what are the chances of you owning one?

Oil-Contaminated Soil Finds New Fertility

Oil spills are unfortunately a fact of life in our industrialized world. Until we find a renewable resource that can fulfill our energy demands, the transportation of oil and other petroleum products is a requisite and no method is entirely foolproof. Scientists at Rice University have addressed this problem by developing a new technique that not only rids contaminated soil of oil, but restores its fertility. Salad anyone?

New Social Network Eter9 Leads To Digital Immortality & Singularity?

On the heels of ephemeral social networking apps like Snapchat allowing our messaging to disappear within seconds after posting, comes another on the opposite end of the spectrum. This one proposes online-life-everlasting with digital immortality. The new social network called ‘Eter9’ uses artificial intelligence to scan your posts - learn what makes you tick  . . .

Lending a Hand: Teen Creates Cheap Voice-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The world of 3-D printing has made it possible for the economically-challenged to afford the cost of prosthetic limbs. Meet Nilay Mehta, a 17-year-old high school student from California who in his own special way is lending a helping hand to the world of the disabled.

Rage Room: Smash Random Objects, Not Your Husband, Following The Ashley Madison Controversy

It's pretty fun to smash things, and the world is catching onto the trend as businesses designed to help people relieve anger have been sprouting up like wildfire over the past few years. Smart entrepreneurs know that passive aggressiveness just isn't enough of a release for the frustrations of today's society, and they're giving people a fun and cathartic outlet. Today's technological advancements make services like this one more necessary than ever - especially following the Ashley Madison scandal.

World’s First Solar Powered Airport Unveiled In India

Sun, sun, sun, here it comes. Cochin International Airport (CIA) in India is now the first solar-powered airport in the world. So, will more airports around the world adopt this same kind of green technology?