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Underwear Burns Fat Away

03/20/2009, Not actual image of the underwear… Teijin has one of the craziest inventions ever that might just blast off like a rocket – after all in this day and age of self-consciousness, who wouldn’t want underwear that is able to burn away body...

AngelMed Guardian Monitor Predicts Heart Attacks

03/11/2009, Heart attacks are more often than not sudden, and chances are you will only realize you’re suffering from one halfway through the experience if lucky. Angel Medical Systems has come up with the AngelMed Guardian, a device that is touted to predict...

Gruve Device Measures Movement

03/09/2009, Living an active lifestyle is crucial to keeping one’s metabolism rate up while staying fit, and Muve designers aim to make that easier for all of us with their Gruve device which is worn just like a pedometer, although it introduces a few more...

iPod Controlled By Facial Gestures

03/08/2009, Have we regressed to a society that’s so lazy, where fully able-bodied persons are able to control music on their iPod by using a wink, smile or a raised eyebrow? Guess so, but this technological advancement could also be used to help invalid people...

MediSlate MCA i1040XT From TabletKiosk

03/06/2009, Those in the medical profession will probably give an overall thumbs up to the new mobile clinical assistant from TabletKiosk, known as the MediSlate MCA i1040XT. This computer come with double hot swappable batteries, while the water-resistant exterior...

Operation Makes Blind Man See

03/04/2009, A man who has been blind for 30 years can finally see light thanks to bionic eyes which has been fitted. According to the BBC, “Ron, 73, had the experimental surgery seven months ago at London’s Moorfield’s eye hospital.He says he can...

Super Smoker Helps You Quit

03/04/2009, Quitting the smoking habit can be quite challenging, but thankfully companies have not given up the good fight yet when it comes to helping one cease and desist from lighting up. Super Smoker is offering its latest Blue electronic cigarettes, which looks...

Magic Mirror Does Wonders With Inner Anatomy

03/02/2009, This magic mirror does not tell you who the fairest is of them all, but it does reflect your inner anatomy including bones and muscles whenever you stand right in front of it. Pretty unnerving if you ask me, imagine looking at the mirror hoping to preen...

Weta Workshop Prosthetic Mermaid Tail

02/24/2009, Nadya Vessey had both of her legs amputated due to an illness as a child, and she has finally managed to fulfil her mermaid fantasy after approaching Weta Workshop – the very same special-effects team that worked on the Lord of the Rings and The...

PlayStation Palmar Hidradentitis

02/24/2009, Don’t hold on to your PlayStation controllers too tightly the next time round as you could potentially suffer from PlayStation palmar hidradentitis, a new skin disorder that causes painful lesions on the palms similar to patches found on the soles...

Pill Dispenser Reminds Patients To Pop

02/18/2009, Designer Steven Grech has come up with a new pill dispenser that aims to improve patient compliance as it features an alert system via SMS to remind the user to pop designated pills are pre-programmed times of the day. The device will also record when you...

Flex Insulin Pump

02/18/2009, Designer Ellaluna Taylor has come up with her Flex insulin pump system that targets active diabetes sufferers, as this system functions as a “unique prosthetic skin” that can be worn under clothing, functioning as a discreet glucose management...

Braille Interpreter Makes Reading Dots Easy

02/17/2009, Unless one is blind, you will never be able to understand just how a visually impaired person feels and navigates through their world. Have you ever wondered how one masters Braille? It sure ain’t easy, just take a look at the number of dots as well...

Panasonic Blood Pressure Monitor With SD Card Slot

02/16/2009, Panasonic has released its first blood pressure monitor to come with an SD memory card slot, which is interesting as this follows the other Panasonic products that feature a similar slot such as TVs and camcorders, although a blood pressure monitor is...