NASA Scientist Kickstarts Cold Shoulder Weight-Loss Vest.

Invented by Dr. Wayne B. Hayes, a professor at the University of California and a visiting scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., the "Cold Shoulder" calorie-burning vest apparently is based on hard science, rather than science fiction. According to info on Kickstarter, scientists have spent decades studying how mild cold exposure can enhance calorie burn, and the results seem to show that it works. Hayes works with NASA scientists who purportedly study ice, so he ...
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The Side Slip Seat makes the middle row the best seat on the plane.

The latest innovative concept invented by the Denver based firm Molon Labe Designs is called the Side-Slip seat, and one of the upsides of the design is that passengers “stuck” in the middle row get seats that are two inches wider, 20 inches, versus 18 inches of width apiece for window and aisle seats. The middle seat has long been the scourge of air travelers. While there aren’t really any good seats on a plane, the middle is the choice of last resort. The window seat comes with a view, and ...
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Ebola color coded Protection Suit

The Johns Hopkins University’s has developed a new personal protective suit for front-line health care workers in Ebola. The suit uses technology originally designed by Johns Hopkins to keep cancer patients comfortable. This new suit is color coded to show what surfaces are safe to touch when removing it. The suit, intended for use in future Ebola outbreaks like the 2014 epidemic that killed thousands in West Africa, has elements to keep the wearer more comfortable than existing suits, reduce...
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