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Category: Health + Fitness

Phoenix Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegics Rise from Their Chairs

Phoenix Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegics Rise from Their Chairs
There are many exoskeletons in development around the world. While the goal of some is to make your average human able to lift and carry more, the goal for others is to help people who are…
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Wearable Chair Lets You Sit without Sitting

Wearable Chair Lets You Sit without Sitting
When I was in college, I watched a bunch of different surgeries being performed in the operating room. The thing that sticks out in my mind is just how long doctors have to spend standing in…
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Deal: Save 15% on the Ostrich Pillow Light

Deal: Save 15% on the Ostrich Pillow Light
If you’re like me, it’s almost impossible to sleep on the airplane, train or bus. Between the lack of comfort, lights and noises, it’s just really hard to catch a nap while traveling. While you might…
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Smoking-Stopper Wants to Help You Kick the Habit

Smoking-Stopper Wants to Help You Kick the Habit
Quitting smoking can be one of the hardest things you will ever do. Fortunately, French company RegulSmoke has unveiled a new smart device at CES 2016 called Smoking-Stopper. This connected device and mobile app tracks smoking…
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Derby the Dog Gets New 3D Printed Legs

Derby the Dog Gets New 3D Printed Legs
Sadly, Derby the dog was born with a deformity that left him without the ability to walk without some sort of assistance. Derby had an initial set of 3D printed prosthetics that allowed him to get…
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Deal: FitDesk Tabletop Standing Desk

Deal: FitDesk Tabletop Standing Desk
There’s a huge amount of information out there that tell us it’s healthier to stand than sit while at your desk. You could go out and buy a whole new standing desk, but that’s a costly…
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Prototype Bandage Glows under UV Light When it Detects Harmful Bacteria

Prototype Bandage Glows under UV Light When it Detects Harmful Bacteria
The smart man knows a bandage only hides his wounds. And University of Bath Professor Toby Jenkins is a very smart man. That’s why he and his colleagues from various UK universities and hospitals are working…
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Skarp Laser Razor Never Needs Blades and Won’t Nick Your Kiwis

Skarp Laser Razor Never Needs Blades and Won’t Nick Your Kiwis
I know no one who actually likes to shave. I’ve tried everything from old school safety razors to electric razors to disposable razors with blades that cost $15 for three. They all suck and leave my…
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Star Wars Yoda Yoga Mat: Downward Facing Dog, or Dog Not

Star Wars Yoda Yoga Mat: Downward Facing Dog, or Dog Not
Use the Force. Get in shape. Train like a Yoga Jedi Master with this Yoda Yoga Mat. It will help you to be calm as a Jedi Master and just as fit. And it is appropriately…
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DARPA’s Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm Can Now Feel

DARPA’s Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm Can Now Feel
DARPA has an awesome program underway to develop the next generation in prosthetics. These technologies will help soldiers and others who have lost a limb to get back to their lives with as much normality as…
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Self-rolling Yoga Mat: Now There’s No Excuse Not to Do It

Self-rolling Yoga Mat: Now There’s No Excuse Not to Do It
You want to do yoga and get all of the benefits to your body and mind, but there’s one problem. That pesky yoga mat is such a pain. Who needs the hassle of laying your mat…
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Pocketbands Let You Carry a Key and Cash on Your Wrist

Pocketbands Let You Carry a Key and Cash on Your Wrist
Let’s say you go out for a run and you don’t have any pockets? Where do you put your keys? Some might hide their keys outside of the house, tie them to their shoelaces, or use…
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Review: Microsoft Band Smartwatch and Fitness Tracker

Review: Microsoft Band Smartwatch and Fitness Tracker
For the longest time, I thought of Microsoft primarily as a software company. But over the last couple of years, they’ve released some really good hardware that can keep up with the best players in the…
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Review: Basis Peak Titanium Edition Fitness Tracker

Review: Basis Peak Titanium Edition Fitness Tracker
I’ve had the opportunity to try out a number of smartwatches and fitness trackers in the last couple of years, and while there are a handful that work as advertised, I’ve had several complete duds as…
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OrCam Helps Visually Impaired Read & Recognize Faces: Hey Listen!

OrCam Helps Visually Impaired Read & Recognize Faces: Hey Listen!
A couple of years ago we checked out OpenGlass, a prototype software that used Google Glass to help the visually impaired identify objects. OrCam has a very similar function. It has a camera that clips on…
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Exoskeleton Simulates Aging: Inevitable Reality

Exoskeleton Simulates Aging: Inevitable Reality
While many companies and universities are working on exoskeletons that enhance the human body, the exoskeleton in the R70i Aging Experience intentionally does the opposite to help us understand and empathize how it feels to be…
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