A mumpreneur has invented a beach chair that doubles as a backpack, taking the packhorse drudgery out of a day at the beach with her children.
Scientists have unveiled a bicycle with gears that can be changed by thinking about it.
Paris snooze bar ZZZ Zen offers sleep-inducing “zero gravity” chairs that mimic weightlessness for drowsy drinkers, allowing patrons to nod off after one too many champagnes.
Your mobile phone might never run out of power mid-conversation again, thanks to research from the University of Wisconsin.
The Divorcee Sale is a way for women to ditch possessions from their pre-split life while making a handy profit.
Swinburne University ran a workshop to teach its international students the logic of Australian humour, highlighting the level of interest in quirkier aspects of Australian culture.
A battery-powered magic carpet has had lift-off in the United States, suggesting magic carpet rides could soon become a reality.
Hotel chain Ibis is installing “robotic artists” in its rooms, which create unique one-of-a-kind paintings based on sleep patterns.
Imagine you want to bake a pie, but you can’t decide if you feel like steak or blackberries as a filling. With a new invention, you can bake a pie that’s half-half.
Distributing glasses in the developing world has historically been hampered by a lack of optometrists. A new invention might be able to overcome that challenge.
An eccentric hotelier has decided to open a luxury hotel for chickens. Fowlty Towers promises five-star accommodation for busy hens in need of a getaway.
For inner-city residents, bicycles have become as much a fashion accessory as a mode of transport. Now a new bookshelf allows proud owners to display their bikes like a work of art.
Until now, it has been difficult for visually impaired people to know when settings on their camera have changed. It's a problem solved by a new invention.
If you get knocked unconscious in an accident while snowboarding or riding a bike, who will call for an ambulance? Thanks to a new invention, it could be your helmet.
Many concert-goers these days seem to be more concerned about getting the perfect photo on their phone than enjoying the show. Thanks to a new type of camera, they can now do both.
Couples keen to spice up their relationships should take note of Dejamor, a subscription service delivering monthly packages to help couples keep the spark alive.
Japanese researchers have invented robots that can swim. Could the days of the bronzed Aussie surf lifesaver soon be coming to an end?
Now the iPhone 5 is out, millions of consumers have old mobile phones they want to get rid of. A new recycling “ATM”, called the ecoATM, might be the perfect solution.
Three students from RMIT University have won a national design award after creating a chair inspired by clam shells.
Alcohol-fuelled violence is a growing problem in many cities. Now, thanks to Greek researchers, police officers will be able to find potential troublemakers in a flash.