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From algae to crude oil in less than an hour

Engineers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a pressure cooker-like technique that can convert algae into biofuel in less …

Handheld Laser Harnesses Moon's 'Dark Power' to Set Stuff on Fire

We weren't aware the moon was a source of "dark power," but apparently it is. And that power has been harnessed in one of Wicked Lasers' latest …

Agent Smart Watch

A smart watch that connects to smartphones via Bluetooth 4.0. It has multiple watch faces, call alerts and more. Its LCD display is as power …

Garmin HUD

A display peripheral for Garmin’s Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 apps. The HUD connects to mobile devices via Bluetooth and displays traffic …

Mobile Devices

iMirror Interactive Mirror

Remember Corning and Microsoft’s visions of the future? Well, they’re coming true. A company called Posh View is working on the iMirror, which is …

Lightweight Survival Gear

Decades ago,when I was a young man in the Army infantry, I sometimes marched 25-30 miles a day with a heavy (65 lb) rucksack attached to my back. …

Primal Gear’s Compact Folding Survival Bow | RECOIL

Primal Gear Unlimited is a company that specializes in ‘hunting, survival, camping and every day carry”. They’ve only been around for approximately a …

Giant Coffee Table Touchscreen Computer

It’s the coffee table with the computer built right into the top. Giant Coffee Table Touchscreen Computer is a wooden coffee table with an integrated …

Snow and Ice Boots with Retractable Spikes

Now that Summer is behind us, it’s time to start thinking about the long cold icy Winter ahead. One where you hike and spend time outside in such …

Fly on Water with the Hydro Powered Jetovator

Believe it or not, you can be walking on air (over water) with the Hydro Powered Jetovator. This personal flying vehicle soars you up 25′ into the …