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Category: Health + Fitness

BeBionic3 Prosthetic Gives You a Hand That Luke Skywalker Would Want

BeBionic3 Prosthetic Gives You a Hand That Luke Skywalker Would Want
Prosthetic limbs are getting more and more advanced. Between Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius, also known as “the fastest man on no legs”, and mind-controlled mechanical legs, it’s only a matter of time before full cybernetic replacement body parts are available.

Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg Helps Man Climb 103 Floors of Willis (Sears) Tower

Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg Helps Man Climb 103 Floors of Willis (Sears) Tower
Advancements in biotechnology continue to amaze me. We’re rapidly approaching the point where human/cyborg combinations are becoming more and more plausible, as is evidenced by this recent accomplishment by the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This past sunday, a man wearing the first “thought-controlled bionic leg” used the limb to help him ascend 103 floors of the skyscraper formerly known as the Sears Tower.

Horror Movies Scare Those Extra Pounds Away

Horror Movies Scare Those Extra Pounds Away
I haven’t watched a horror movie in years. The last time I did, I screamed my head off and kept imagining weird faces and dark figures where there were none for months afterwards. I am, however, trying to lose weight, although I think I’ll stick to traditional exercises despite these new developments.

Researchers Use Video Game Called “Rage Control” to Help Children with Anger Issues

Researchers Use Video Game Called “Rage Control” to Help Children with Anger Issues
The interesting thing about research into video games is that depending on which side you listen to, video games either turn players into insanely violent criminals or video games can make you a better person. One of the latest bits of research performed using a video game comes from Boston Children’s Hospital.

Superhero Window Washers Surprise Sick Kids With Cleaner Windows

Superhero Window Washers Surprise Sick Kids With Cleaner Windows
We can’t all be like the superheroes we love to watch in those movies, but once in a while, a couple of human beings rise up to the occasion to become real-life superheroes – but of a different kind.

Men’s Eyebrow Shaving Stencil Does Nothing to Help with Unibrows

Men’s Eyebrow Shaving Stencil Does Nothing to Help with Unibrows
Just when I think that I could find no more weird gadgets from Japan, along comes yet another ridiculous invention that’s designed to solve a single, decidedly first-world problem – unruly men’s eyebrows.

Burnt Mouths Could Get Instant Relief with Dissolving Pain Patch

Burnt Mouths Could Get Instant Relief with Dissolving Pain Patch
There’s nothing worse than being so excited to eat your food or sip your coffee that you burn the inside of your mouth. Up until now, the best relief came from a little milk, but that doesn’t last long, and does nothing to help heal the burn either.

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out
There are a number of wearable devices on the market these days which can monitor your activity when you exercise, but they’re all pretty much glorified motion sensors, which extrapolate your activity level based on movement.

Massage Mouse Vibrates Aches Away

Massage Mouse Vibrates Aches Away
I’ve seen some strange mice over the years, but this mouse that doubles as a vibrating massager is one of the strangest. The mouse is called simply the Massage Mouse and has an ambidextrous design.

Angry Birds Activity Parks to Hit Finland This Year

Angry Birds Activity Parks to Hit Finland This Year
One of the most popular smartphone applications on any platform  has been the Angry Birds franchise. Now, it’s maker, Rovio has teamed up for something that will have kids in Finland screaming with joy. Rovio and Finnish hotel and resort company Holiday Club will be building Angry Birds Activity Parks in three of its spa hotels.

Woman Grows Replacement Ear on Her Arm: Still Easier than Growing a Child in Her Belly

Woman Grows Replacement Ear on Her Arm: Still Easier than Growing a Child in Her Belly
Even though we still don’t have a cure for the common cold, modern medicine does have a lot of achievements under its belt. Most of them creepy. We’ve heard of doctors restoring motion to a paralyzed man, transplant a face and now replace an ear.

Karakuri Ribbon Stretches Your Scalp to Eliminate Wrinkles

Karakuri Ribbon Stretches Your Scalp to Eliminate Wrinkles
Got a problem with your face? There’s little you can do to change what you look like (unless you opt for cosmetic surgery or Botox) but if the only thing you’re worried about are your wrinkles, then there’s hope for you yet – without having to go under the knife or inject yourself with Botulinum toxin.

Allergic Second-Grader Sends Robot Avatar to School in His Place

Allergic Second-Grader Sends Robot Avatar to School in His Place
Devon Carrow is a fairly normal kid, except for the fact that his allergies are so severe that he has been compared to David Vetter, the boy who inspired the film The Boy In the Plastic Bubble.

Kickstart Kinetic Orthosis Aims to Help Disabled Walk Again

Kickstart Kinetic Orthosis Aims to Help Disabled Walk Again
Helping people who can’t walk walk again is an admirable goal, and that’s what the Kinect Kinetic Orthosis is supposed to do. It’s specifically designed for people suffering from neurological disorders that affect the strength of their legs.

Fitbit One Uses Technology to Help You Get Fit and Sleep Better

Fitbit One Uses Technology to Help You Get Fit and Sleep Better
I think we can all agree that technology is a great thing. The right application of technology can make just about anything you want to do easier and more effective. If you’re a gadget fiend looking to get into shape, Fitbit has a new device up for pre-order called the One.

Tank Chair is an All-Terrain Wheelchair that Will Take You Anywhere and Back

Tank Chair is an All-Terrain Wheelchair that Will Take You Anywhere and Back
Most wheelchairs are just meant for indoor or sidewalk use. Because of that, many people with disabilities miss out on doing stuff they might want to do outdoors. But not anymore. Not with the Tank Chair.