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general April 3, 2014 posted by

TomTom Runner Cardio Watch – heart rate monitoring without clumsy straps or apps

There’s a new toy in town and it’s designed to help you stay alive longer. What’s more, the product aims to prevent you getting lost, missing your appointments and generally losing your way in life while you continue maximizing your life span. Sounds like a pretty good deal to us.


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TomTom Runner Cardio Watch – heart rate monitoring without clumsy straps or apps
general March 6, 2014 posted by

Cloudmade – awesome customizable online map and route service

Take a deep breath and repeat after us – ‘there are some great alternatives to Google out there’. Got it? Feel better? Good. We’re now so indoctrinated to thinking that Google offers the best of everything, that maybe we’re forgetting that there some great projects and services around which don’t have anything to do with the company.


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Cloudmade – awesome customizable online map and route service
general January 31, 2014 posted by

Ingersoll Rand QXX2PT08PQ4 Electric Screwdriver – because real Pros know that some computer connected tools is awesome

How much is a good job worth to you? $100? $400? Well for some people it’s a lot more than that, chum. For these people, nothing less than a fully connected, programmable, wireless tool will do. And that’s where this puppy comes in.


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Ingersoll Rand QXX2PT08PQ4 Electric Screwdriver – because real Pros know that some computer connected tools is awesome
general October 25, 2013 posted by

A new system that will recycle shoes

I’ve often thought the Brits had a one-up on we Americans when it comes to green technology. Many innovations have started there – and often they don’t make it across the pond for years, if at all. A great example of this innovative thinking is a newly developed system that will fully recycle the materials of old shoes.   Last week scientists at Loughborough University in the UK announced they had developed and trial tested “the world’s first comprehensive system…


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A new system that will recycle shoes
general July 26, 2013 posted by

SafeHarness – a portable seat belt that could help save lives

Seat belts have become a mandatory piece of equipment in every vehicle, though this wasn’t always the case. In the large majority of buses, however, these safety devices are making a slow crawl towards being accepted. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/qd5LIfxZbkU?feature=player_embedded” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> The SafeHarness, a portable patented saety harness created by a retired firefighter and an auto recycling business owner, will go a long way towards bringing safety to bus riders. This lap belt system slides onto the back of…


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SafeHarness – a portable seat belt that could help save lives
general May 9, 2013 posted by

Voltaic Array Solar Backpack – to charge, or not to charge?

Do you like adventure? How about roaming so far away from an outlet that you need to resort to a different method of energy? It is a bit silly how connected to our gadgets we are, but they are a huge part of our lives now. While it’s nice to get away from them sometimes, you can’t help but try to keep them juiced and powered up wherever you are.


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Voltaic Array Solar Backpack – to charge, or not to charge?
general April 6, 2013 posted by

A different kind of ice cube tray

Let’s face it. There’s not much about ice cube trays to get excited about. They do the job and that’s about it. BUT leave it to an award winning design team to come up with something new – the Polar Bear Ice Cube Tray! Shaped like a polar bear, this fun gadget is easy to use. Just fill it with water and pop it into the freezer. It’s sealed tight so the cubes won’t absorb any food odors. And don’t…


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A different kind of ice cube tray
general March 22, 2013 posted by

The Nomad – espresso making simplified

Coffee lovers LOVE their cuppa joe. Espresso lovers even more so. But it can be tricky to make. A new crowdfunding project called the Nomad could turn this into child’s play. This small manual espresso machine will let you make espresso anywhere you go. Lightweight and travel friendly, it’s perfect for on the road or back to Nature journeys. And it lets you brew a perfect shot of espresso anytime regardless of your barista skills. Its innovative proprietary True Crema…


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The Nomad – espresso making simplified