Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:33am by Russ
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After loosing two pairs of my favorite sunglasses (Maui Jim’s) to the ocean, I wondered why they don’t float. Hey Maui Jim please make your sport line-up of sunglasses float. Until then, here are some options for sunglasses that float. No need for the embarrassing leash or strap. ...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:14am by drakaal
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A Junior at Stanford University, Joshua Browder, has developed a chatbot called DoNotPay that uses artificial intelligence to dispense free legal assistance. While I am not sure I would call this AI, more like a templated search engine, it is pretty neat. Joshua claims that DoNotPay has helped people defeat more than 375,000 parking tickets in about two years. Not sure how he knows this information. ...

The SOUNDBOKS speaker is portable… just like a YETI Tundra 65 Cooler is “portable”. They both have handles anyway. That isn’t the point really as this speaker system claims to be the loudest portable speaker (119dB). Not sure if that is the case though, considering the DiamondBoxx Model XL says it goes to 120dB. I digress. The

Apparently about 100,000 kids get injured in the USA per year while playing on trampolines. Quite a bit of the injuries are related to those big metal springs that encircle the jumping mat. One fellow, Dr. Keith Alexander, didn’t like the stats and designed a spring free trampoline. The SpringFree Trampoline is available in a bunch of sizes and comes with a hefty warranty. Trampolines aren’t just for kids, get your credit card out ASAP.   ...

The Flynano Fun Flyer is what happens when you mix a jetski with a light aircraft. It is light, nimble, fast, and can fly. It is 100% electric, made of carbon fiber, weighs less than 155-pounds, requires no license, and is built in Finland. Check it out here. ...

Delta Faucet Company has come out with some water shaping technology for their newest kitchen faucets called ShieldSpray. They combine a precise jet of water to blast grime while containing the mess with a curtain of water. You have to see it to understand it (video...

For the people making money by driving cars and trucks – enjoy it, while it lasts. The Einride T-Pod Self-Driving Truck can drive on highways in full autonomous mode and then be remotely controlled for urban driving. Range is 124 miles and load capacity is 15 pallets or 20 tons of goods. All of this in just 23-feet thanks...

This video surfaced at the GoPro Awards and shows a crafty bald eagle stealing a camouflaged GoPro camera. The Camera was set up by GlacierChange researcher Matt Beedle in Juneau, Alaska where he was trying to get videos of bald eagles feeding. He got that, and more. Video after the break. After over an hour in the tree searching branches, the camera still alluded him. On the way back down he shook each branch hoping it would fall and his dad would see it hit the ground. Matthew’s dad had him toss an extra carabiner down to get...

If you have ever had to deal with a mouse or rat infestation you know how frustrating it can be. They are expert breeders and multiply quite quickly. With every problem comes a multitude of solutions, this one might be the most unique. The “Walk The Plank Mouse Trap” ($25) is similar to the way pirates executed traitors...

Ever wanted highly precise body measurements? Ever wondered how others truly see you? Yep, me neither. Some folks want to know this kind of stuff. Now they can have an accurate 3D model of themselves with the ShapeScale. You can get localized lean mass and body fat data to track how your body changes as you diet or workout. Tiny changes in every part of your body are tracked to show minute gains and losses. You can even see 3D time-lapse of your progress. Pretty awesome...