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Reading glasses are just like your camera. The best pair of reading glasses is the ones you have with you. The ThinOPTICS Keychain Reading Glasses ($25) are so tiny and strong that you will always have them handy. They are made of an ultra-flexible titanium alloy and have a nitinol bridge (10x more elastic that spring steel). These keychain reading glasses are available in low range (+1.50), mid range (+2.0),...

The march of automation continues. Some people think that their jobs are untouchable, for example folks in the medical field. There are already robots that can perform highly technical and precise surgeries. It won’t stop there. The triage nurse has a new robotic competitor from a Begian company called BeWell. The robot is named Wellpoint and it is a self-service kiosk for patients entering hospitals. Traditionally a nurse would take about seven minutes to say “hello”, measure your weight, pulse oximetry, and blood pressure...

The folks at CannaKorp have created a patent-pending vaporizer that lets users enjoy convenient, consistent, and efficient cannabis vapor. Their CannaCloud has a hygienic one-way valve that detaches for easy cleaning. Similar to the Keurig coffee machine it uses pods for delivering the product. The CannaCloud Pods come in indica, sativa, hybrid, and CBD-only strains. ...

What is this world coming to? Now you can jump rope… without a rope. The IFLYING Digital Cordless Jump Rope eliminates the rope for precise tracking. No skill or coordination needed to use this digital jump rope which tracks time, calorie burn, and jumps. Portable...

No need, for guys, to head to the fertility doctor to check on their sperm. There is now a $50 gadget that attaches to your iPhone turning it into a mini-microscope. The YO Sperm Tester is able to analyze samples in just a couple of minutes. Heck, you even get to view the moving sperm on your LCD screen. Nope… not creepy at all. ...

  This Sainlogic No-Contact Digital Infrared Laser Thermometer is just $8.99 with free shipping. If you haven’t used an infrared thermometer you don’t know what you are missing. It is a bit of magic. You simply pull the trigger, which activates a laser beam, then point it at whatever you want to know the temperature of. Good times. I use my laser thermometer for checking the temperature...

One of the risks travelers deal with when staying in hotels is the possibility of bringing home bed bugs. They can hitch a ride with you in your luggage, clothes, or even your books. It just takes one hotel guest to bring the pests to the hotel and then the little guys spread out. They are incredibly difficult to eradicate  and tend to re-emerge post treatment. Scary stuff. Maciej Ceg?owski, a writer...

The way we make casts hasn’t changed much in the last 50 years. We are still basically laying plaster (or its equivalent) to stabilize body parts. If you had a cast put on 20 years ago, and another today, you wouldn’t notice much difference. It is time for an upgrade. If for nothing else to remove the awful smell that is trapped within a traditional cast. A Mexican startup company, MediPrint, wants to make their NovaCast with 3D printers. Makes sense to me. ...

We know that the suns rays can cause skin damage and increase our risk of skin cancer. However, the beaches and poolsides are still packed with people laying out in the sun. Brave? Stupid? Well, at least you could monitor your UV rays and make sure you don’t stay out too long. La Roche-Posay has come out with a product that can monitor your UV uptake, the My UV Patch ($30). This stick-on UV monitor...

Ever thought you put sunscreen on properly only to get a Harry Potter lightning bolt sunburn? You know what I mean. You have your friend apply sunblock all over your back and they miss three big spots leaving you looking like a red and white leopard. The Sunscreenr ($93) aims to help with this problem. It is basically a  tiny waterproof UV camera that can show you exactly where you have applied, and missed, with your sunblock....