Have you ever been to the gym or the beach, and wanted a safe place to stash all of your gadgets? Look no further than Towelmate. These tech-savvy towels have zippered, water-resistant pockets that are designed to hold your essentials.
It looks like the Nike+ FuelBand is working well for consumers, and people who like to track their physical activities are rejoicing everywhere because nothing sucks more than buying tech that just doesn’t work (like the Jawbone UP).
After working in a hospital for over a decade, I’ve been around many people that had major health problems related to smoking. Combine the health issues with the fact that smoking is just absolutely disgusting to me, I think everyone should stop smoking.
These new glasses are supposed to amplify the wearer’s ability to interpret the emotions and health of other people, by emphasizing the differences in color as well as brightness of their skin tone. The O2amp glasses were developed by 2AI Labs and I’d like to try them out to see how accurately they work.
I’ve never been a fan of electric bikes, but I can see a use for them, especially for people who need the extra help to get a move on. Most electric bikes are also a bit bulky, making them less than convenient for everyday use.
One thing that men and women stress about constantly is acne. We live in a pretty shallow society where people are often judged by their looks. The unfortunate thing about acne is that, aside from being painful when it’s at its worse, is that it also leave unsightly marks when it heals.
Water purification is a booming business, especially in Asia where not all water coming out of the faucet is directly drinkable. The Tyent Water Ionizer and Purifier is the fancy touchscreen version, for those of you who want to insert a bit of technology into the filtering process.
Medicine has come a long way in the last few years with all kinds of surgeries being performed that were the stuff of fiction years ago. One such case was the face transplant I mentioned back in March.
Most women aren’t afraid of getting old. No, what they’re actually afraid of is looking old. Fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and fat accumulating in all the wrong places – it doesn’t conjure up a pretty sight, does it?
Have you ever wondered how it would be if you didn’t have to stand or sit while showering? Check out Dornbracht’s Horizontal Shower, that allows you to lie down completely while a series of six high intensity jets massage your body.
This device might look a bit odd, but I wonder why no one created it before now. It basically allows swimmers to stay completely submerged during their laps, which is pretty cool. With the Powerbreather, you don’t strain your neck or come up for air at all.
Doctors and researchers are putting intense effort into researching fixes for people who have paralyzed arms and legs from accidents or degenerative conditions. A team of doctors has been able to “rewire” the hands of a 71-year-old man who lost most use of his arms after an accident that left him with a broken neck.
Being confined to a wheelchair due to some sort spinal cord injury can severely limit the ability for people to get around and do things on their own. A company called Argo Medical Technologies creates robotic exoskeletons called ReWalk that paraplegics can wear to allow them to walk at virtually the same speed as people that have use of their legs.
A study has been published by a research team from Oxford University that claims playing Tetris can help soldiers deal with flashbacks caused by post-traumatic stress disorder. The researchers believe that playing the game may prevent the brain from forming memories that lead to flashbacks.
Earth Day has come and gone, but the message left behind it still lingers. We can turn lights off for an hour, stop using electricity-powered gadgets for a day, but the point of the whole thing is to live more eco-conscious lives.