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Category: Health + Fitness

e-Urinal Gives You a Check-up While You Pee

e-Urinal Gives You a Check-up While You Pee
We’re all strapped for time these days. A good illustration of just how valuable time is was shown in that bomb of a movie that starred Justin Timberlake, In Time. In the movie, time had become the currency which was used to pay for stuff, aside from making sure that you were still, well, alive.

GymPact Makes You Pay for Not Working Out

GymPact Makes You Pay for Not Working Out
If your resolution is to get fit in the new year, but you think you might end up blowing it off, this app might help you. It’s called GymPact and you can get it now for the iPhone.

Jawbone Offers UP Buyers Full Refund, No Returns Needed

Jawbone Offers UP Buyers Full Refund, No Returns Needed
Back in the summer when we caught our first glimpse at the Jawbone UP bracket it seemed interesting enough. The idea is that the UP can track all sorts of things about you and your health from how far you walk to how long you sleep.

WalkSafe: Early Warning App Tries to Keep You from Getting Run Over

WalkSafe: Early Warning App Tries to Keep You from Getting Run Over
It’s a common sight to see people using their mobile phones while doing a whole lot of other stuff, like when they’re shopping or grabbing a drink from the vending machine or buying lunch. While that’s definitely not ideal, at least it hurts a whole lot less when you bump into people or some display at the store instead of what could be bumping into you, if you use your mobile while you cross the street.

Laser Procedure Can Make Your Brown Eyes Blue – Permanently

Laser Procedure Can Make Your Brown Eyes Blue – Permanently
For obvious reasons, parents have always taught their kids that what matters is on the inside, and not on the outside. They tell us to accept what we were born with, that we’re all beautiful regardless of size or shape or color.

RIBA II Robot Carries Frail Humans, Doesn’t Pile Them Like Cordwood

RIBA II Robot Carries Frail Humans, Doesn’t Pile Them Like Cordwood
News of the RIBA II robot has been around for quite a while, but I don’t think we’ve really had a quality video of it in action until now. The bot is designed to work in hospitals and help carry patients from one bed to another, whether they want it or not.

Sportiiiis Heads-up Display Offers Fitness Feedback, Four i’s

Sportiiiis Heads-up Display Offers Fitness Feedback, Four i’s
The 21st century is proving to be an exciting time for technology and fitness fanatics. As tech shrinks and becomes more and more mobile, the list of available gadgets for workout-aholics continues to grow. One of the latest entries into the high-tech fitness fray is the Sportiiiis system from (who else but) 4iiii Innovations (as in “four eyes.”)

Motorola MOTOACTV Smart Watch Ready to Take on the iPod Nano

Motorola MOTOACTV Smart Watch Ready to Take on the iPod Nano
Not a fan of the iPod Nano? Is it not smart enough for you? Well, you may have a decent alternative soon. At its NYC press event today Motorola announced MotoACTV, the company’s new smart watch.

Eye Slack Haruka Wants to Vibrate Your Eye Bags Away

Eye Slack Haruka Wants to Vibrate Your Eye Bags Away
My mother can always tell how many hours I slept the previous night based on the size of the bags under my eyes. When deadlines are running tight and things are getting crazy hectic I work, I sometimes pull all-nights, and the second thing to suffer (since the first one would have to be my health) are my looks.

CD Dumbbell Concept: Build Some Muscle with Your Old Compact Discs

CD Dumbbell Concept: Build Some Muscle with Your Old Compact Discs
Remember all of those AOL CDs that you used to get in the mail? What about all of those music CDs that are now obsolete? You probably have them sitting in a closet somewhere collecting dust.

Researchers Read Brain Signals to Recreate Video

Researchers Read Brain Signals to Recreate Video
This is one of the strangest things I have ever seen and it reminds me more than a little of Total Recall. Scientists at UC Berkeley have discovered a way to be able to reconstruct video that a user is watching solely by reading brainwaves.

Fitness@Work Office Chair Concept Lets You Get a Workout While You’re Working

Fitness@Work Office Chair Concept Lets You Get a Workout While You’re Working
We all know that sitting down for long hours in front of your computer isn’t that good for you, which is why Benjamin Cselley came up with this chair concept, that doubles as an exercise machine.

Japanese Scientists Come Up With a Chemical That Turns Biological Tissues Transparent

Japanese Scientists Come Up With a Chemical That Turns Biological Tissues Transparent
A lot of lives (some human, mostly animal) have been sacrificed in the name of science and medicine. It’s hard to completely understand how some biological organisms function or how some processes work because scientists can’t just go ahead and cut something (or someone) up to do so.

Yale School of Medicine Hands Out 520 iPads to Students

Yale School of Medicine Hands Out 520 iPads to Students
I can tell you from experience that no matter what sort of degree in the medical field you are pursuing you will have a ton of textbooks. One of the anatomy books I had in college weighed a good ten pounds.

21KM Apple Logo: A Runner’s Tribute to Steve Jobs

21KM Apple Logo: A Runner’s Tribute to Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs’s announcement that he was stepping down as Apple Inc.’s CEO made waves in the news and in various blogs, which ran numerous stories and articles about his work ethics, the company that he co-founded, the 313 or so patents that are attributed or co-attributed to him, and, of course, about the man himself.

6dot Braille Labeler: Dymo for the Blind

6dot Braille Labeler: Dymo for the Blind
I could never imagine what it might be like to be blind, but I can only think that it would be incredibly challenging to function in today’s increasingly visual world. Imagine trying to use the flat touch buttons on your microwave without being able to see them.