Apple Inspired Design: The iNecklace

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The iNecklace open-source wearable electronic pendant is the perfect gift for an Apple fan, not only does it look cool from a technology point of view, it also looks like a pretty nice piece of jewellery.  It would make a perfect gift for that geeky girlfriend that you don’t know what to get.

The pendent features the famous Apple “breathing” LED light pattern that can also be programmed to light up with different patterns because, as the name would suggest, it uses open-source code.  All the files, schematics, and the source code are available for free at GitHub. Read More →

Shark Opener Necklace

CXXVI-Shark-Opener-NecklaceA great addition to any geek’s wardrobe, the Shark Opener Necklace is not only fashionable but also functional; the mouth of the shark can actually be used to open bottles.  Just like real life sharks, these necklaces are deadly, if you happen to be a bottle. Read More →

Officially Licensed Star Wars Hoodies

Star-Wars-HoodiesIf you’re a star wars fan (or were ever a kid), chances are you’ve dressed up as one of your favorite characters from the iconic movie franchise, at least once in your life.  To make that dress-up process a little easier, now you have a few more items you can choose from with the cool looking officially licensed Star Wars Hoodies.

You get three choices: Boba Fett, Darth Vader, or Storm Trooper.  Each hoodie is made out of 60% cotton and 40% polyester and they come in a variety of sizes from Medium to XXL and are priced fairly at $49.99 each.  One of the cooler features of the Star Wars hoodies is the ability to zip up the front of the hoods which have meshed holes for the eyes.  This makes the costume looks realistic and also provides protection from the cold weather or if you plan on attending a riot, you don’t need to worry about using a bandana to hide your face. Read More →

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This device is probably something I would rather not wear in public or at least on my forehead. The USB Forehead and Neck Cooler is essentially a “personal cooler” that’s intended to keep you cool in hot and humid environments. You may look like a complete fool wearing it but at least you’re the one that’s nice and cool. You wear the band around your forehead, neck, back of your head, legs, etc. You can wear it anywhere as long as the bank goes around that body part. Just use your imagination! Read More →

Post image for ThermalTech – World’s First Solar Powered Jacket

It’s a real pain trying to predict the unpredictable such as ….weather. The weather forecasts are decent but not always accurate. I’m certain many people have been screwed over in the past because of these weather forecasts. In the winter months, the weather can go from cool to freezing in a matter of minutes. You can be well prepared with ThermalTech, the world’s first solar powered jacket. Read More →

Post image for Matador Pocket Blanket – Sit Anywhere You Please

How many times have you been to the beach or park and didn’t have enough dry or clean space to sit on? Or perhaps you went on a hike and wanted to take a quick break to catch your breath but didn’t feel like sitting on a wet or damp surface. The Matador Pocket Blanket can be your new best friend! Read More →

Post image for Bikinis And Managing Water Pollution? Sponge Suit Bikini

Imagine that, a bikini is being used as a tool to address pollution in our oceans. A group of engineering professors at the University of California have come up with the Sponge Suit Bikini which repels water, absorbs oils, and is designed to help filter out impurities from the water. The bikini consists of a porous material that’s created from a network of nanocarbons which originate from sugar. Read More →

Ear Plugs 2.0 – DUBS Acoustic Filters

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The modern world is a loud place. We have aircraft, trains, trucks, construction projects of all scales, music concerts, theaters, a snoring husband/wife, the gun range, and the list goes on and on. I personally use earplugs at the movie theaters since I find them to be a bit on the loud side. I was always satisfied with the  traditional foam ear plugs but the DUBS Acoustic Filters Ear Plugs are on a completely different level. Read More →