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15 Quirky Gadgets and Accessories to Buy Today (May)

It’s time for us to take another look at a bunch of quirky, imaginative and downright useful gadgets and accessories that you can buy today. Which one takes your fancy the most?<p>For more inspiration, check out our 2013 holiday gift guide, our previous collection of gadgets and accessories for geeks …

The Drinkable Book provides safe drinking water

One of the biggest problems in the developing world is access to safe, reliable drinking water. The charity organisation Water is Life dedicates its energies to providing this most basic of necessities. Its latest project -- developed in concert with creative agency DDB North America - seeks to …

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'Instant gratification has us hooked on rewards'

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If life is a game, then video games also reflect life

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." It's a phrase so familiar that it's hard to remember how rich the metaphor is. Shakespeare returned to the thought many times. What if this world were just a painted set? What if all the events of our lives were merely the motions …

Lighter tracks your smoking habits to shame you to quit

Ask any smoker: quitting is hard. Cigarettes become a part of your daily life, a habit that's not only hard to break, but hard to keep track of. "Tracking is one of the most important factors in one's health," Ata Ghofrani told us at a recent Haxlr8r event. "Being cognizant of our smoking …

The Body Dryer Blows Water Off Your Body — No Towel Needed

There's a chance your bathroom towel could end up in a retired pile of old cassette tapes and fax machines as something replaced by newer, shinier …

Instagram sunglasses filter real life

Funding has flooded in on Indiegogo for a campaign to create sunglasses that give an "uplifting" tint on life, applying an Instagram-like filter to your vision<p>It's the ultimate dilemma: Amaro, Lo-fi or Inkwell? No, perhaps Earlybird. Fine, fine - Brannan.<p>Deciding on which Instagram filter to use …