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DIY LED Air Sensing Balloons Light Up to Signify Air Quality

DIY LED Air Sensing Balloons Light Up to Signify Air Quality

Being able to test the air that you breath on a regular basis is becoming a real thing that people worry about, so if we have to start doing it, of course we're going to find ways to make it so that it's cool to look at and use, right? And, if you can do it yourself, it just makes it so much better. In this case, all you need is some pretty big balloons, some LEDs, and air sensors, and you'll be good to go.

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USB Solar Charging 4-Port Hub with Flashlight Now Available for $22

USB Solar Charging 4-Port Hub with Flashlight Now Available for $22

Every been out and about, and realized that you forgot your car charger? And then you realize your phone is about to die (or, maybe you realized both things at the same time). So, what do you do? Ask some store around you, or perhaps the person you're with, if they know what to do? Well, what if you had a small USB hub on you at all times? One that's solar powered, no less? That would just solve all of your problems, now wouldn't it?

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Night Bright Tyre Unleashes Cyglo Tire, DIY Tron Bikes

Night Bright Tyre Unleashes Cyglo Tire, DIY Tron Bikes

We can't all be living in a video game. (Even if some of us wish we were.) And, because we can't just go hopping around dark worlds with brightly lit contours, we have to make due with what we have. And thanks to a British-based company called Night Bright Tyre, we can finally be one step closer to having our very own lightbikes. No, they may not be as streamlined as those from the TRON films, but hey, beggars can't be choosers.

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Personal Navigation System on Your Glasses [Video]

Personal Navigation System on Your Glasses [Video]

When it comes to navigation, right now the best way to get where you want to go is to look at some other device. Even when you're in your car, you need to look at another piece of hardware, and take your eyes off the road, to make sure you're going in the direction you need to go. Sure, they get easier when the units talk to you, but for the most part you still want that visual certainty. Well, thanks to some engineers over in Japan, we might be getting closer to some Personal Navigation Systems (PNS) right on our glasses.

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The Daily Slash: April 8th 2010

The Daily Slash: April 8th 2010

How many of you are still reeling from that Apple keynote this morning? We understand where you're coming from. Those features are a long time coming, but it looks to us that Apple has indeed made it worth the wait. Then again, you might have a different opinion altogether. Thank goodness we have the Daily Slash to distract us from all that Apple news, right? Right. And sure enough, we're going to make sure that we skimp the Cupertino-based news in tonight's edition. First up, with the Best of R3, we've got a seemingly confirmed release date for a pretty incredible device. And then we've got a giveaway to announce on EI. And finally, a little leak for the right moment. And finally, in the dredge net, we've pulled up a cordless light that activates based on movement. We've also got a pretty awesome invention that'll help you if you're lost in the woods. And finally, we get some more confirmation about two new devices from RIM and LG.

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