While its been drilled into our heads lately that straws are bad for the environment, apparently, those Q-Tips you use take like a billion years to break down and they are hurting wildlife in the sea as well.
I’ve never really trusted those fitness trackers. There’s just no way they can get accurate results. Actually, that’s just something I say to justify those extra doughnuts this morning. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t some validity to my concerns.
French car maker Citroën is currently working on special glasses designed to help reduce motion sickness for passengers. Apparently, they can eliminate motion sickness while riding in a vehicle. Then you can remove them until your next trip or keep them on because you just can’t get enough ridicule.
Bane may have been born in darkness, but his pacifist brother, Fane, was born in the garden. If you want to roll around in his field of flowers, but have allergies, you can use the cool tech in this Allergen Filtration Mask.
Sports wearables maker Nike wants to inspire you. Maybe bribe is a better word. It’s offering a new reward system for the Nike Plus app that it hopes will encourage you to work out more. You can unlock curated playlists on Apple Music, guided meditation exercises on Headspace, Class Pass credits or maybe even a custom t-shirt.
At first, I thought this was a joke. Then I checked the calendar and it wasn’t April yet. Turns out, this is very real and even though it seems a bit silly to be talking about airbags for the elderly, I suppose this is a really good idea.
Last year we showed you Kengoro, a Japanese robot that exercises and even sweats. Well, now the machine is back in the news and he brought a friend named Kenshiro. The pair like to get buff, compare muscle mass, high five each other, and say “bro” a lot, before filming Rocky-style montages of more workouts.
Binge watching your favorite shows is making you soft and doughy, but that’s okay – the Cycflix is here to help. Basically, the Cycflix is an exercise-powered home entertainment system that makes you workout for the right to watch Netflix.
James from TheHackSmith has created what might be the ultimate sleep hack. His impressive project involves a Casper mattress, and a fancy and very expensive pod to house said mattress with the goal of letting the builder sleep less without being tired all the time.
I don’t get to review mattresses often, but over the last few years there has been a big push into mattresses that use all sorts of high tech materials. The first company to step into the memory foam market that really made a name for itself was Tempurpedic, and back in the day I reviewed one of their first mattresses.
Everything is going connected today, from your appliances in the kitchen to the toothbrush you use in the bathroom. Philips sent me over their new Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected Toothbrush for me to try out. The version I have includes a UV cleaner to help keep germs at bay.
So this is what it has come to. Your kid spends like 20 hours a day on his or her tablet, eating HoHos and DingDongs and mainlining Mountain Dew, while snorting Pixie Dust off the backside of your PS4.
These days, most of us are glued to our computers, staring at our screens for hours at a time. This can have terrible effect on our health. This new wireless mouse from Japan’s Sanwa industries aims to help with our sedentary lifestyles.
I’d wager the first exposure that many of us had to video games that gave you a workout was with the Nintendo Wii. Everyone who played that boxing game woke up sore the next morning and had to remember why.
While many of us work out on a regular basis, we don’t really have a good sense of our actual fitness, other than maybe our weight and how we feel. Fitness fanatics will definitely want to check out this gadget, which is capable of measuring key data about your muscle and fat composition, providing greater insight into how your body is really doing.