• Bunch O Balloons Lets You Make 100 Water Balloons A Minute

    Bunch O Balloons Lets You Make 100 Water Balloons A Minute

    Water balloon fights always come down to who can throw the most balloons in the shortest amount of time.  In that way, the battle isn’t won in the field, but in the preparation – those long hours filling up balloon after balloon from the tap.  The Bunch O Balloon can optimize that bottleneck, claiming to fill up over 100 water balloons in just a single minute. Designed to attach to a hose, the contraption has 37 mini-tubes with a balloon [...]

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  • This Cute Robot Named Jibo Wants To Be Part Of Your Family

    This Cute Robot Named Jibo Wants To Be Part Of Your Family

    While Jibo isn’t the first attempt at building an interactive robot for the home, it may very well become the first one you actually want to own. It’s not like the family robot old-time science fiction imagined.  It won’t fix your bed when you wake up, grab you a beer when you get home, or even wash your clothes on the weekends.  Instead, it functions more like Siri with personality, answering user queries and performing digital tasks, all while looking [...]

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  • Use The goTenna To Send And Receive Texts Without Internet Access or Cell Service

    Use The goTenna To Send And Receive Texts Without Internet Access or Cell Service

    The goTenna is a radio antenna that can communicate with other goTenna units.   Designed to work with a mobile app, it lets you send text messages to other goTenna users even without cell service or internet access in the area. Designed for off-grid use, it lets you have a way to communicate even with no access to cell towers, WiFi networks, or communication satellites in sight.  Need a way to text friends who split with the main group during a [...]

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  • Napwrap Helps You Maintain Good Posture While Napping On A Seat

    Napwrap Helps You Maintain Good Posture While Napping On A Seat

    We’ve seen plenty of products designed to keep people comfortable while they catch a nap during trips, with solutions that range from strapping the person to their chair to supporting their heads with a goofy-looking brace.  The Napwrap is a new offering that keeps thing a lot simpler, using a single strap whose sole purpose is to support the user’s arms. Why the arms?  Apparently, the position of the arms has a significant bearing on a person’s ability to take [...]

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  • Refuel Lets You Know How Much Propane You Have Left In The Tank

    Refuel Lets You Know How Much Propane You Have Left In The Tank

    Propane tanks have needed a gauge to inform users how much gas is left in the tank since forever.  And since no one appears to be doing anything about it any time soon, someone made Refuel, a third-party device that lets you check your tank’s gas levels at any time. Another product of the growing partnership between Quirky and GE, the device consists of a plastic and rubber scale that you place under the tank, which is tethered to a [...]

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  • Forget The Cooler, Take This Solar-Powered Anywhere Fridge To Your Next Outdoor Adventure

    Forget The Cooler, Take This Solar-Powered Anywhere Fridge To Your Next Outdoor Adventure

    Can you finally bring a fridge to your next camping adventure?  That’s the hope behind the Anywhere Fridge, a portable outdoor fridge that uses solar power to keep your food and beverages cold. While it looks nothing more than a metal ice chest, the appliance comes with removable solar panels at the top that feed power to a battery module inside the machine.  There’s no mention of how much electricity the setup can actually generate, but I guess they’re hoping [...]

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  • Patchnride Can Repair Punctured Bike Tires In 60 Seconds

    Patchnride Can Repair Punctured Bike Tires In 60 Seconds

    Patchnride is a small handheld tool that you can use to quickly patch punctures on your bicycle tires.  And by quickly, they’re not kidding.  You don’t even need to remove the tire from the bike.  Instead, you just patch it in place using a process that can take as short as 60 seconds. Instead of a messy and laborious 12-step process like traditional tire repair work, the device lets you fix a tire in just a few steps. You simply [...]

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  • Vessyl Smart Cup Knows Exactly What You’re Drinking

    Vessyl Smart Cup Knows Exactly What You’re Drinking

    Vessyl is a smart cup that can detect the kind of drink that’s poured into it. Whether it’s coffee, vodka, or Gatorade (yes, it can recognize brands and even flavors), this device can tell you before you even take a sip. More than identifying the beverage in the cup, the device can also determine its nutritional information on the fly. All that data will then be sent into a smartphone app where you can check just how much watered down [...]

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  • Automate Your Backyard Farm With Edyn Smart Garden

    Automate Your Backyard Farm With Edyn Smart Garden

    We’ve seen plant sensors that can stick into a pot and tell you exactly when it’s time to water and fertilize. The Edyn Smart Garden works in a similar way, except it performs that duty for an entire garden rather than an isolated potted plant. Designed to monitor up to 250 square feet of land, a single sensor should be good enough to handle monitoring for most backyard gardens. It can work on any type of soil (except frozen soils) growing any [...]

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  • Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope Can Amplify Body Sounds Upto 100 Times

    Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope Can Amplify Body Sounds Upto 100 Times

    The Thinklabs One is a digital stethoscope with all its components installed on the compact chestpiece. To use, simply plug in your favorite headphones to the stethoscope’s 3.5mm socket and listen to the murmurs, rumbles, and other sounds emanating from your patient’s torso. No more listening to patients using tubing-style binaurals. Instead, you can use your best pair of Sennheisers (heck, even your favorite gaming headphones) to hear the sounds of health in perfect clarity. Even better, it can amplify body [...]

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  • All Public Restrooms Need To Have This Kohler Touchless Flush Kit

    All Public Restrooms Need To Have This Kohler Touchless Flush Kit

    Finding a public toilet when a grumbling in your stomach strikes? Like a gift from God. Having to touch the flush that’s undoubtedly flush with invisible germs from the rotating door of people who have used the toilet before you? Like a horrifying demonstration of God’s wrath. Now, if only some billionaire germophobe can donate a few units of these Kohler Touchless Toilet Flush Kits to every public restroom in the world, public toilets never have to feel that way [...]

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  • Google Made A Self-Driving Car From Scratch And It Has No Steering Wheel

    Google Made A Self-Driving Car From Scratch And It Has No Steering Wheel

    For years, Google has retrofitted existing cars with their self-driving system to test viability of the technology on the road. This time, they’re taking the next step: putting together a self-driving vehicle from scratch. Unveiled at Re/code by Sergey Brin, the self-driving car prototype is purpose-built for ferrying passengers autonomously. As such, they took out all the parts that people use when they drive, churning out a car that has no steering wheel, pedals, mirrors, gauges, and other vehicle staples. [...]

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  • These Smart Eyeglasses Can Monitor Your Tiredness, Concentration, And Sleepiness

    These Smart Eyeglasses Can Monitor Your Tiredness, Concentration, And Sleepiness

    You’ve got every personal tracker you can get your hands on, monitoring everything from the calories you burn to your oxygen saturation to your sleep patterns day after day. Might as well get some more, right? The Jins Meme is a pair of glasses that will keep constant tabs on a wearer’s tiredness level, concentration, and signs of sleep, giving data junkies even more stats to monitor their daily life like it’s a video game character. Why do you want to keep tabs on those stats? [...]

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  • Mink Printer Lets You 3D Print Custom Makeup At Home

    Mink Printer Lets You 3D Print Custom Makeup At Home

    The premise behind Mink is simple: you choose the kind of makeup you want to produce, specify the color, and manufacture it directly from a desktop-sized printer inside your home. No need to spend hours trying to find the closest shade to the eye shadow you saw on Cara Delevingne in a magazine — any makeup you want is always just a couple clicks away. According to Mink founder Grace Choi, all types of makeup, from that powder foundation to that cream [...]

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  • Golden Goose Lets You Scramble Eggs While They’re Still In The Shell

    Golden Goose Lets You Scramble Eggs While They’re Still In The Shell

    If someone told me it’s possible to shake an egg, boil it, and end up with hard-boiled scrambled eggs, I would have been pretty sure there’s another punchline coming. In fact, that’s exactly what I thought when I first heard about Golden Goose, a kitchen tool that lets you scramble eggs while they’re still inside the shell. A hand-powered kitchen gadget, it looks like one of those spinning disk toys where you pull on the strings with both hands to [...]

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  • Peres E-Nose Sniffs Meat, Poultry And Fish For Freshness, Warns Against Food Poisoning

    Peres E-Nose Sniffs Meat, Poultry And Fish For Freshness, Warns Against Food Poisoning

    Food-related illnesses aren’t uncommon. And they usually happen because someone cooked something that, for one reason or another, isn’t all that palatable for human consumption. Peres is a gadget that scans meats to test for freshness, determining whether it’s still suitable for cooking or if it’s actually time to leave it out for the neighborhood strays. Billed as “the world’s first portable electronic nose,” the device can be used to detect the quality and freshness of pork, beef, chicken, and [...]

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  • Me-Mover Trike Can Carve Corners, Climb Inclines And Fold Into The Size Of A Rolling Briefcase

    Me-Mover Trike Can Carve Corners, Climb Inclines And Fold Into The Size Of A Rolling Briefcase

    We’ve seen plenty of quirky tricycle designs around these parts, from recumbent drifters to standing mini-trikes, all aimed as an alternative personal transport machine. Out of all these, though, I feel like the Me-Mover has the most potential to offer a real alternative to traditional bicycles for urban transport. Described as a “personal active transporter” that’s designed for city use, the ride looks like a kick scooter with two separate footpads and three wheels. It doesn’t use conventional pedals like many trikes we’ve [...]

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  • Imbue Is A Versatile Drafting Ruler For On-The-Go Creatives

    Imbue Is A Versatile Drafting Ruler For On-The-Go Creatives

    If Imbue came out in the 80s, it would have been celebrated for being impeccably hip (unless it got buried in obscurity or something, but I digress). It’s a versatile little thing. A simple file-like tool, it can function as a ruler, a triangle, a compass, and a T-bar, sparing plenty of people from carrying a whole load of drafting supplies using just a single contraption. Granted, there is still a healthy market for these things, although probably not as [...]

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  • X9 Follow Golf Trolley Trails You Around The Course Autonomously, Won’t Shoot Lasers At Opponents Though

    X9 Follow Golf Trolley Trails You Around The Course Autonomously, Won’t Shoot Lasers At Opponents Though

    Like other robot caddies, you can have the X9 Follow Golf Trolley carry your golf clubs as you make your way around the course, controlling its movement via a remote. Unlike them, it can function without the remote, autonomously trailing its player, wherever the human overlord decides to go next. Made by Stewart Golf, the automaton doesn’t make cute noises, do adorable robot things, or shoot missiles on your opponents. Heck, it won’t even open an umbrella to help you out when [...]

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