Are you keen to go to the gym more often, but find yourself feeling self conscious when you get there? A Canadian gym wants to help – by banning skinny people.
In the past, when your vision deteriorated, you used to need different spectacles for different occasions. Now a new set of self-adjusting spectacles mean you can always have the right glasses on you.
A new inflatable vest designed to make people feel like they are being hugged could help people with autism or anxiety disorders stay calm. The jackets can also be used to calm screaming babies.
Are you sick of calling in the technicians every time you get a computer virus? Thanks to the FixMeStick, making your computer safe might become as easy as plugging in a USB stick.
University of Tokyo researchers have developed goggles that trick the wearer into thinking the plain snack in their hand is a chocolate biscuit. Could the market be hungry for such an innovation?
Ever been annoyed by the person sitting next to you on a plane? European airline airBaltic will soon allow its passengers to pick who sits next to them according to their mood.
For avid campers who find their sleeping bags either too hot or too cold, there is a solution: The Zippered Vents Sleeping Bag.
Most phones are not waterproof, making them difficult to clean properly. A new device called the Violight solves the problem by using ultraviolet light to kill bacteria.
Anyone’s who ever struggled with fingers skating over today’s touchscreens may be in for relief – future generations of phones and tablets could offer transparent buttons that pop up on demand.
Want to blackmail yourself into losing weight? If you own an iPhone, there’s now an app for that.
Engineers at Princeton University are developing a new device, small enough to be “tattooed” onto your teeth, that can detect life-threatening illnesses.
Imagine a pair of sunglasses that can photograph an outdoor scene exactly as you see it. That’s exactly what the LOREXvue LSC001 Sports Video sunglasses do.
A Californian company has started recycling decommissioned plane parts into furniture, and the orders are flying out the door. Could a similar idea take off in Australia?
It can be difficult to stay motivated for repetitive exercise. Thankfully, a new app has found a niche by taking the routine out of your workout.
Catching a wave has always been a great way to stay fit. Now, thanks to the SurfSET RipSurfer X, you can get the same health benefits without leaving your living room.
For many pet owners, keeping the dog off the bed is a lost battle. However, thanks to a new bed cover, at least the sheets and blankets don’t have to be covered in fur.
Are you concerned that your wine glasses might break in the dishwasher? If so, a new invention called the Tether Stemware Saver might be just what you’re after.
For people with limited mobility, making the bed each morning can be a real chore. They can now rest a little easier, knowing their smart bed is going to make itself.
A new online community is bringing together commuters who are already going on a road trip with people who need goods delivered. With 350 deals already brokered, the freight savings are adding up.
French company Withings is helping time poor parents by creating a “smart” baby monitor that can be controlled from an iPhone. It’s a great example of how new technology can help solve an old problem.