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Go Ninja Go Ninja Go!

Go Ninja Go Ninja Go!

If you are anywhere near being obsessed with The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, like myself, you have got to get your hands on these shoes; or should i say feet? These super cool “crime-fighting” boots are sure to be the envy of any human “ninja”. The design for these boots feature a cushy-fitting shape, mimicking(…)

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3D-Printed Prosthetics

3D-Printed Prosthetics

A lot of those who have to use prosthetics seem bothered or embarrassed by them. Usually they look plain and oh so boring looking. This 3D- printed leg is arguably better looking than the genuine legs that the majority of us have. This model is shaped to define the natural looking muscles we have in(…)

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Unlimited Bike Trails

Unlimited Bike Trails

This super beneficial minuscule navigation system is awesome! This little guy attaches to your bike, and connect to your phone, that way when you go for a long bike ride, you don’t have to keep your phone out the whole time to know where you are going. This is called the HAIZE. You simply type(…)

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Creative Cam

Creative Cam

A lot of us ride bicycles, and those who do know the importance of having some serious mudguards on your tires. Particularly if you live in a rainy area and especially if you ride to and from work, mudguards keep at least some of the elements off of you. Knowing the importance of these accessories(…)

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Vyper-ations

Vyper-ations

Whether you’re an athlete or an office worker, the benefits of stretching exercises are incredible. If you have sore muscles from running for miles or carrying heavy boxes all day, workouts like yoga that lengthen and tone your body can be great for your health. To enhance your “stretchercises” and get the most out of(…)

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Jump Smart

Jump Smart

Jumping rope has become one of the hottest types of workouts lately, as it provides amazing overall body building as well as great cardio. It also fits into the modern lifestyle because it can be done at any time, almost anywhere. But staying motivated and knowing how many calories you’ve burned can be 2 drawbacks(…)

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Do You Wanna Go Sledding?

Do You Wanna Go Sledding?

Sledding is a great pastime for kids or adults, but carrying and storing sleds can prove difficult because of their bulkiness. To take all the stress out of sledding and offer better portability and storage options, the designers at Maarno have created the Folding Sled! Snow sleds are a common household item for people who(…)

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Power Your Wilderness Adventures

Power Your Wilderness Adventures

Wouldn’t it be nice to get away from the world sometimes and live “off the grid” while still maintaining certain comforts like light, music, and other things that tend to require a “grid”? Well, now you can truly have the best of both worlds with the BioLite NanoGrid! These kinds of gadgets are becoming increasingly(…)

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Smart Skip

Smart Skip

Many of us sit for long periods of time, which can lead to heart disease and early death. It’s difficult to burn calories without being able to run around, and going to the gym takes up a lot of time. That’s why the intuitive minds at FitFox have created the Sophia Smart Skipping Rope. A(…)

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Fitness Matters

Fitness Matters

We’re all trying to achieve a healthy lifestyle, and for most of us that means a physical fitness routine. But these can tough if you don’t feel motivated or encourage in any way. Some people have the advantage of a personal trainer, but oftentimes we don’t have the money or time for one. Combining physical fitness with(…)

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Shuttle Kick

Shuttle Kick

The game of shuttlecock may have been around since the 5th century (B.C.) but any sport can use some updates now and then. Here to with a fresh take on the game is the gadget called Cokick, an award-winning design by Cai Junkai, Liang Xionjian, and Zhang Liyun. This design turns a traditional piece of equipment used in the(…)

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bac< to the Future

bac< to the Future

The average person spends 13 hours a day sitting. Apart from lack of exercise, this is harmful to our bodies due to the fact that we often are not sitting properly and this causes poor posture, leading to numerous health issues. The London Spine Clinic has worked in conjunction with bac< to bring us the(…)

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E-sy on the Eyes

E-sy on the Eyes

Proving that e-bikes do not have to be ugly, designer Kasper Jensen has created an aesthetically-pleasing e-bike. Rising in popularity, e-bikes are becoming a must-have for urban travelers who want to save time, money, and the environment. Jensen seeks to provide speed and style simultaneously with his e-bike, appealing to our environmental concerns as well as(…)

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Hail Hydra

Hail Hydra

User compliments keep flooding in for this waterproof speaker, an incredibly well-designed Bluetooth speaker called Hydra, created by the genius minds at Photive. With a rugged exterior and top-notch sound quality, it’s making a real splash with music-lovers. At the forefront of the market for waterproof portable speakers, Hydra features the kind of rough outside you(…)

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Monkii-ing Around

Monkii-ing Around

Most of us played on the money bars as kids, and some adults still use them for an excellent workout! However, you can’t really bring monkey bars with you wherever you want to work out – until now. Thanks to the ingenious invention of monkii bars, you can literally put in a great workout anywhere.(…)

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