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Not only is the MG auto brand alive, it's doing very well thank you! Owned (since 2007) by Chinese automaker SAIC, MG now offers a full range of cars to the Chinese market and assembles others from knocked-down kits at its venerable British production plant. Show More Summary
South Africa is the rape capital of the world, and one woman wanted to change that. Blood technician Sonnet Ehlers worked with many rape victims and after hearing one patient say she wished she had teeth down there, Ehlers created Rape-aXe, a condom that fights back against attackers. Could this be the solution to South Africa's rape epidemic?
Kinetic Rain is an amazing and mesmerizing moving sculpture that has been set up in Terminal 1 of Singapore's Changi Airport. The sculpture was created for and was installed as a part of the terminal's refurbishment by the German design firm Art+Com. Show More Summary
Show of hands if you had a pen pal at some point during your time in school. Just as I figured, quite a few of you. Wayfare is letting you relive your days of international correspondence with an app that pairs you with someone from the country of your choosing for seven days. An interesting concept, but how well does it work?
Does your son or daughter want to be the next Pele? Mia Hamm? Or are they into soccer, but you're not sure how to help them develop their skills? My First Football Boots can help with that. These soccer boots were specially designed to help kids improve their dribbling skills.
An almost invisible, wearable medical device that monitors your cardiovascular health, and lets you know when you need to moisturize your skin, has been invented. This ‘epidermal’ photonic sensor is also a potentially cheap alternative to the expensive infrared technology currently used in hospitals.
The interest in home farming, or urban farming, has been spreading across the country. In New York City rooftops are becoming gardens, chicken coops -- and even the home of thriving bee hives. The bees gather nectar from blossoms and plants around the city and transform it into liquid gold with their alchemy. Show More Summary
And then there were none... a street intersection in Qingdao, China notorious for its ridiculous cluster of 19 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras is suddenly, inexplicably, thankfully free from Big Brother's prying eyes.
InventorSpot writer, Laurie Kay Olson, introduced you to 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D doodle pen, while it was in its infancy on Kickstarter. It is now all grown up and ready for purchase. Whether you want to race an image or draw something out of your imagination and into thin air, 3Doodler will let your doodles become tangible works of art.
Finally, coffee-lovers get their very own holiday, and vendors the world-over are using social media to capitalize on this special event with free 'Cups of Joe.' September 29th marks the day when caffeine-aholics get to celebrate their popular “social” beverage with complimentary deals being offered by some of their favorite baristas.
In the market for an activity tracker? Well there are plenty on the market to choose from. If you're looking for one that will give you personalized coaching and allow you to make wellness a sort-of game, while giving you the option to wear it anywhere, you'll want to have a look at the Withings Pulse O2.
Fuel Wear's Battery-Powered Flame Base Layer promises a new warmth for the cold winter months to come. Read on for more about this amazing Canadian innovation combining the worlds of fashion and technology.
When The Bionic Woman and The Six Million Dollar Man series were aired on television, the bionics parts were still in the imagination of writers and producers and viewers. Now a bionic arm is close to becoming a reality (except for the fact hat it's not really bionic, because it doesn't have any sensory, motor or electronic capabilities). Show More Summary
There are all sorts of serving trays out there, but none are quite as unusual as the Confluence Tray. This tray takes me back to 8th grade science class when we learned how to make a topographical map. In that case it was the fictional Mount Blobberdink. Show More Summary
Are you someone who packs your lunch every day? Are you a health-conscious meal planner? If so, have you found a lunch box or food storage product that fits your needs? Sometimes that can be hard for the lunch-packers of the world, that is unless you're familiar with the Innovator 300.
A recent study published in the September issue of the Journal Sleep, suggests that skipping a few hours sleep can affect the number of sick days you take. And sleeping too many hours can also affect your work attendance. So what to do about it if you are one of those people who isn't getting enough sleep? Or sleeping too much? Aha, now there's an app for that: Digipill.
For those who’ve been following the Siri versus Cortana ‘war of words’ on TV, you're most likely of the inclination that Apple dropped the ball with its iPhone 6 iteration -- because, Microsoft has been laughing all he way to the bank with its latest Windows smartphone commercials for he new HTC One®.
Do you find yourself compelled to spend more money than you have? Are you in need of a not-so-gentle reminder that you have exceeded your credit limit? Met the iBag, Australia's answer to tracking credit card spending.
The Misfit Flash is set to be one of my favorite sports trackers out there. Like the Shine hat came before it, the Flash makes a nice change from the dull, functional sports trackers already on the market, and it's cheap! It racks your steps taken, and your sleep, beautifully.
Two words, folks: robot cheerleaders. The Murata Cheerleader is the latest all-too-adorable mascot bot designed by sensor and component manufacturer Murata.It's also a pretty good dancer, too.