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Calling all surfers!

Calling all surfers!

There has never been something that i have needed so bad in my entire life. Traveling by plane with your surfboards, especially if they are long boards is extremely scary and incredibly expensive. There have been a countless amount of times where i have taken my boards with me on a plane (everyone knows how(…)

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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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Self warning life jacket

Self warning life jacket

No matter the circumstance, whether it is a natural disaster like a tsunami, or if you are having a casual vacation somewhere on the beach, life jackets have been responsible for saving an uncounted amount of lives each year, and will continue to do so. Even in it’s most elementary form, there is no going(…)

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Ride On Scooter

Ride On Scooter

Chicco’s beautifully designed product Ride On is an advanced designed scooter made specifically for children ranging from 1-4 years of age. The Ride On can seem a bit deceiving and quite original when you take your first look; this thing seems to do just about everything. Ride on acts as a scooter, a bouncer, a(…)

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A Big HIIT

A Big HIIT

Those who are really into health and fitness know the importance of a good water/protein shake bottle. But many of these bottles are made of plastic, which can contain harmful chemicals, or are difficult to clean, which promotes bacteria. In search of the kind of quality water bottle that eliminates common health concerns and will(…)

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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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Poseidon’s New Ride

Poseidon’s New Ride

A new wave in innovative vehicle design, this newly unveiled electric car is totally powered by: saltwater.  And this is not your variety electric car, either – this is a beautiful, sleek sports car. Designed by the creative masterminds at nanoFlowcell, the QUANT e-Sportslimousine is a sports car of the future, for our future. Electric sports cars are not only(…)

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Inspired by a Legend

Inspired by a Legend

Fans of McLaren car manufacturers will know the story of the historic Le Mans race in 1995, in which the McLaren F1 GTR won the race – several times, actually – as the only road-ready car up against purpose-built prototype racers. In 2015, McLaren will be releasing an homage to this piece of history with(…)

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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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Roll with Ollie

Roll with Ollie

For kids who like to play hard and who enjoy fast-paced fun, Ollie is a great interactive toy that takes games to a new level. Interacting with an easy-to-use smartphone or tablet app, you can race Ollie or have it perform awesome tricks. Play to rack up points and compete with friends.   Interactive toys for(…)

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Embrace the Power to Help

Embrace the Power to Help

Wearable tech is becoming a standard accessory for numerous people, from smart watches to advanced daily health monitoring devices. A combination of these 2 things, Embrace is an elegant-looking bracelet that tracks activity, stress, and other factors to ensure an overall balance in your health. Most importantly, it can help to detect seizures in those who(…)

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Like a Fish Out of Water

Like a Fish Out of Water

Imagine flying across the surface of the water on your own personal hydrofoil watercraft, with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. This is actually possible with the Marlin electric hydrofoil, thought up by Charles Bombardier and designed by Niklas Wejedal. Inspired by the Mach2 Foiling Moth and based on its(…)

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