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Category: Health + Fitness

Thanko USB Air Purifier Removes the Stench from Your Cubicle

Thanko USB Air Purifier Removes the Stench from Your Cubicle
If you’re one of those people that are concerned about the quality of the air you breathe when indoors, Thanko has a new USB-powered air purifier to keep things fresh. The air purifier plugs into the USB port on your computer and slurps up the bad air, filters it, and then spits it back out for you to breathe.

Xenex Robot Exterminates Germs, Not Humans

Xenex Robot Exterminates Germs, Not Humans
When I hear about robots exterminating stuff, I immediately think about our robot overlords, which we will all serve in a near future if we’re not careful enough. The Xenex robot isn’t designed to be the demise of humankind – though it will exterminate most every germ you can throw at it.

Griffin MouthStick Helps the Disabled Operate Tablets and More

Griffin MouthStick Helps the Disabled Operate Tablets and More
All around the world there are a huge number of people who have been injured in automotive, leisure or industrial accidents, or were born with limited control over their bodies. There are a number of medical conditions that can make people unable to control their arms well enough to work the gadgets that many take for granted, such as tablets and laptops.

Tongue Cover Promises to Help You Swallow Those Bitter Pills

Tongue Cover Promises to Help You Swallow Those Bitter Pills
We’ve seen some bizarre projects turn up on Indiegogo and other crowdsourced funding sites over the years. However, the Tongue Cover may well be the most bizarre ever. The product is designed to cover the taste buds on the tongue so you don’t taste the disgusting liquid medicines you have to swallow when you’re sick.  

Moneual Smart Care System Helps Deaf Identify Sounds

Moneual Smart Care System Helps Deaf Identify Sounds
While there’s plenty of hype going on about smartwatches these days, most of the watches out there solve fairly superfluous problems – like seeing that you have a phone call because you’re too lazy to get the phone out of your pocket.

Dyson Airblade Tap: Wash and Dry

Dyson Airblade Tap: Wash and Dry
While it’s been designed for use in public spaces, I’m pretty sure that I’d like to have a Dyson Airblade Tap at home. This water faucet is combined with a very powerful hand dryer, which will dry your hands in a matter of seconds.

Scottish Hospital is a Robot Shop of Horrors

Scottish Hospital is a Robot Shop of Horrors
There’s nothing new about robots helping doctors learn their craft, but normally they are satisfied with just a CPR robot or just a robot that simulates a heart attack. However, the Forth Valley Royal Hospital’s high-tech Scottish Clinical Simulation Centre is like a robot house of horrors.

Band-Aid Printer Could Make Custom Bandages for Just the Right Fit

Band-Aid Printer Could Make Custom Bandages for Just the Right Fit
A while back we saw some innovative bandages which could be adjusted to fit a variety of wounds and skin colors. While these were great for carrying around in your bag, they might not fit each and every injury with precision.

Surgeon Simulator Lets You Clumsily Try Your Hand at Open Heart Surgery

Surgeon Simulator Lets You Clumsily Try Your Hand at Open Heart Surgery
You know how the hero in the movie that you’re watching suddenly takes over the controls of the plane or helicopter, right before it crashes into the ground or something, and manages to fly it well because he or she played flight simulation games on the PC or on some other platform?

FDA Approves iRobot RP-VITA Robot to Work in Hospitals

FDA Approves iRobot RP-VITA Robot to Work in Hospitals
iRobot makes robots for all sorts of needs in the military and other business areas. In the consumer space, the company is probably best known for its line of robotic vacuum cleaners, including the Roomba and Scooba.

Hello Touch Wearable Vibrator: Getting Intimate, Cyborg-Style

Hello Touch Wearable Vibrator: Getting Intimate, Cyborg-Style
If you are cool with electronic gadgets in the bedroom, then this could be  for you. Jimmy Jane’s Hello Touch fingertip vibrator is supposed to be like a pleasure Power Glove.

Siemens Aquaris Waterproof Hearing Aid: All Weather Hearing

Siemens Aquaris Waterproof Hearing Aid: All Weather Hearing
People who suffer from hearing loss typically have to deal with going without their hearing aids when they are swimming or at the beach, or in the elements. This is one of the reasons why Siemens developed the Aquaris waterproof hearing aid, which will allow users to take them anywhere.

Study Says One in Three People Feel Worse about Themselves after Visiting Facebook

Study Says One in Three People Feel Worse about Themselves after Visiting Facebook
A recent study conducted by two German universities found that envy runs rampant on Facebook. Researchers from Humboldt University and from Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany conducted a study and found that one in three people felt worse about themselves after visiting the site and more dissatisfied with their lives.

Withings Smart Kid Scale Can Tweet Your Baby’s Weight

Withings Smart Kid Scale Can Tweet Your Baby’s Weight
Withings has been selling digital fitness devices and a scale for adults that can track your weight or even share it via social networks if you want it to. The idea is that the scale can help motivate you to reach your goals and share your progress with friends.

Sony NWZ-W273 Waterproof Walkman Lets You Swim with Your Tunes

Sony NWZ-W273 Waterproof Walkman Lets You Swim with Your Tunes
If I didn’t have my music when I was running, I probably would have trouble with boredom and motivation, especially because I usually run by myself. So I can imagine the same holds true for any sort of distance swimming.

LG Smart Activity Tracker Wristband Takes Aim at Nike+ FuelBand

LG Smart Activity Tracker Wristband Takes Aim at Nike+ FuelBand
It seems like this is the year that many manufacturers are trying to get into the fitness tracking wristband market, which has been largely dominated by the Nike+ FuelBand since it came out. Now LG has outed a gadget which seems like a mashup of many different devices, all put onto your wrist.