(Worldkings.org) Today in Kickstarter oddness, meet Nirvana, an oversized headphone-looking wearable that is actually meant for ear acupressure. The cups contain several round pins, which move in and out to massage your ear and, the company claims, stimulate your vagus nerve for anxiety relief and better sleep.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - March 17, 2018 - Moment Candlestick Will Automatically Put Out Candles Once They Get Too Short
(Worldkings.org) We can’t imagine a lot of people needing a candlestick that automatically puts out the candles when it reaches a certain height. I mean, unless you use candles as a necessity rather than as an accent, you’re not likely to leave it burning on its own. But, I have to admit, it’s hard to resist buying something like the Moment candlestick on impulse after you see it performing its clever trick.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - March 16, 2018 - Olympus Air A01 Puts A 16-MP Camera With Interchangeable Lenses On Your Smartphone
(Worldkings.org) Remember that new category Sony pioneered with their QX line of smartphone cameras? Well, everybody else is getting in on that game now. One interesting entry is the Olympus Air A01, a mirrorless, interchangeable-lens camera that you can control from a smartphone.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - March 9, 2018 - Nanotechnology for Biological Sample Preservation Without Refrigeration
(Worldkings.org) Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein biomarkers in clinical samples, without the need for refrigeration. The technique relies on growing molecules called metal-organic frameworks around the proteins in the sample, potentially enabling clinicians in remote and low-resource settings to send patient samples long distances for analysis, using the regular mail service.
(Worldkings.org) We've said it once, we'll say it again: everything is better with magnets. Apparently, the same holds true even with the traditional clothes hanger and the Cliq, a hanger that trades in hooks for magnets, proves it.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - February 28, 2018 - 8″ Power Bed Riser Raises Your Bed Frame, Charges Your Gadgets
(Worldkings.org) Bed risers are great when you need to put a little more height to where you lay your head. I know for sure raising your bed from head side does help specially if you suffer from acid reflux at night. But why settle for just raising your bed when the Power Bed Riser can get you power outlets right by the bed at the same time?
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - February 27, 2018 - Laser system wirelessly charges phones from across the room
(Worldkings.org) We've cut the cord for communication, thanks to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, but charging our little pocket supercomputers still takes a tether. Judging by the range of wireless charging technologies in the works, that might not be the case for much longer. A team from the University of Washington has demonstrated how lasers could be used to charge a device from across the room.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - February 24, 2018 - This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works
(Worldkings.org) NO MATTER what incredible bargain you scored on your flight prices, the tricky issue of luggage often gets travellers unstuck — and paying through the nose.
(Worldkings.org) It’s no secret: minimally invasive surgeries (MIS) are on the rise. The tools used during these advanced scope-based procedures provide little tactile feedback that surgeons used to experience in open surgeries. Working at a distance means it is hard to gauge the force being applied to tissues.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlighs - February 19, 2018 - ShelfPack- a new kind of luggage with built-in shelves
(Worldkings.org) Are you a messy suitcase packer? Tired of finding wrinkled clothes in your suitcase? Enter the ShelfPack – a suitcase that comes with built-in shelves that can double as a portable drawer unit.