Squeeze and Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves Flash

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There are few revelations when it comes to bicycling technology and turn signals, but the Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves are the exception to the rule.

Simple. Elegant. Comfortable. Safe.

These are the components of the Zackees Turn Signal Gloves.

If you are like me and most biking takes place on the trails and you have gone on to take off your reflectors (for the sake of weight loss, of course), you often wear dark clothing, and you often bike on a busy highway at dusk to get back to your car parked outside of the mountain biking park, Zackees can be a life saver.

Many automobile drivers have little idea what they are doing (cracker box licenses, anyone?) and are not aware of the proper arm straight for right turn and arm extended left for left turn hand signals of bikers.

But when a bright LED arrow flashes on the hand and literally points in the direction the cyclist intends to go, any bystander can understand what is going on.

If you like to bike within close trees and narrow paths leading to bliss, then having an added on set of reflectors or signal lamps can get caught in the extending pine branches and undergrowth that goes by grasping at you as you ride. But lightweight, close-fitting spandex and leather riding gloves do not interfere and can be a godsend when trying to alert much larger vehicles on the road to BEWARE.

Zackees Turn Signal Gloves features an ambient lights sensor [to boost] visibility during the day and extend [the] battery life at night . . . while its Ultrabright Rechargeable Pack delivers more power per blink than disposable batteries and this includes spares for an additional $15 ($62 per set without the pack).

The total for Zackees on Amazon with the extending batteries set is $72 and well worth the money!

The Because International Shoe Actually Grows With Kids

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Sometimes the best gadgets are the simplest ones, and the Because International Shoe has invented an affordable, comfortable, and durable show that actually grows with kids as their feet quickly leapfrog sizes as they grow up.

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Take the windmill: a cross-shaped wing is fastened to a rotating shaft that is pushed by the wind and turns the attached grinding mechanism below.

This simple and age-old invention not only fed the masses for centuries upon centuries, but it also led to the evolution of the wind power generators of electricity.

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MergeVR Goggles & Motion Controller Births $129 Virtual Reality

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The virtual reality rage is here and with more competition comes crafty innovation and more reasonable pricing, the sum of which equals the $129 MergeVR Goggles and Handheld Wireless VR Motion Controller!

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Just how do the Buddhist monk Jedi Knights over at MergeVR make such a dirt cheap system? Hello! They use our cellphones.

Since smartphones are everywhere, why not utilize their computing power to drastically reduce the cost of virtual reality headsets with a simple slide in option?

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You Can’t Quiet the Ritot: the First Projection Watch

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Strap in folks, as the Ritot claims to offer the first smart watch that relies on projection, rather than a screen.

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Let it trample your hand with: INCOMING TEXT!

The current smart watches on the market require the tedious task of looking at a screen. And the so-called smart watch still need to be tethered to your smartphone, so how smart is it really?

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Another Piece of Star Trek Tech Becomes Real With OnBeep’s Onyx

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At one point in Star Trek’s evolution the flip-phone communicator was extended by a Federation insignia badge on the uniform that when pressed could cue up a conversation between other members of the star ship wearing their own device, and that logic has led to OnBeep’s Onyx.

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Press your wearable device and talk to your group!

What could be simpler or more convenient, particularly in the workplace, which is the Onyx’s target demographic?

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Forget Willpower With Fitness Wristband Pavlok Electrocution

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That is right, folks, the Pavlok Fitness Wristband has GPS, tracks your behaviors, and will shock you with up to 340 volts if you do not adhere to your own programmed goals.

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I mean … what the fuck? Really?

From Pavlok V2’s site: Change is hard. We’re held back by distractions, other people, and often ourselves. But change isn’t impossible. Choose your daily action, and Pavlok will hold you accountable, ensuring lasting success. Wow!

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Will These Retro-Filter Sunglasses Replace Your Need For Instagram?

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Summer is approaching, which means it’s almost time to break out the sunscreen, scanty bikinis, beach balls… and sunglasses fitted with tinted Instagram filter-like lenses?

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You may not want to call them “shades”—after all, the Edinburgh-based company Tens asserts that their sunglasses “work with the warmth of the sun to lend an uplifting tint to the world beyond the lens.”

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Feeling Sleepy? These Smart Glasses Will Help Your Body Achieve Optimum Performance

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If you experience that afternoon slump due to an excruciatingly lackluster 9-to-5 office job and you need a reminder to get more coffee percolating, smart glasses by Japanese company Jins Meme may be just what the doctor ordered.

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With its six-axis acceleration sensor, the smart glasses can recognize electrical potentials (Electro Oculography) prompted by the movement of eyes (it can tell which direction your eyes are shifting to and how much you’re blinking). The sensors are located in the ends of the frames, bridge, and nose pads.

It’s a very convenient device because it fills multiple functions. By alerting you when your energy is dipping, you can take a break to refuel yourself during long drives— thereby keeping you safe from possible oncoming sleepiness-induced danger.

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Headwatch. Yes, it’s as Dumb as it Sounds

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Headwatch is designed for those people who have long conversations on their phone and really do not like holding the phone up to their ears for that long because it hurts their arms… and want a watch.  You know, all of those people.

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The following quotes are directly from Headwatch’s IndieGoGo page and I am willing to sacrifice the flow of the article for the purpose of humor. The creators at Headwatch say, “Handling the smartphone is becoming trickier, probably it is not in your pocket!  Well, it doesn’t need to be like that, Headwatch solves perfectly your problem!” Headwatch is probably right; who really keeps their phone in their pockets these days… the above are just two of many favorite lines throughout this IndieGoGo pitch.

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This Hummingbird Helmet Bird Feeder is Not a Joke [VIDEO]

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Of all the days I could have stumbled across this gem of a gadget – I can assure you, this feat of engineering mastery is all too real.

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An adventurous man working out of a small shed in the backyard of his Whidbley Island home has figured out that if you take a Bell bike helmet, fasten two aluminum rods to it, and dangle a couple of bird feeders from it, they will come.

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