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Health

Special Effects for Medical Simulation

Special Effects for Medical Simulation

Greg Loan used to build creatures for theme parks. Now, he’s taken his knowledge of prosthetics, effects, and robotics to create simulators for Boston Children’s Hospital, so doctors can practice procedures and improve outcomes for real patients. More Here.

AbleChair Powered Wheelchair

AbleChair Powered Wheelchair
$8K+  Pledge Comment

Spinoflex’s AbleChair is an electric wheelchair that offers a variety of positions. You can raise or lower the chair, you can use it in a standing position, and even recline and fully lie down in it. You can control it via its app and even save presets.

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The Science of Skin

The Science of Skin

Most of us already knew that skin was the largest organ in our bodies. But that’s just scratching the epidermis. TED-Ed explains how human skin works, and a few of the many functions that our outermost layers serve to keep us alive and functioning.

LifeStraw Home Pitcher

LifeStraw Home Pitcher
$55+  Pledge Comment

LifeStraw is known for its outdoor water filter straws. The company is now bringing its expertise to the home with this elegant but highly effective two-stage filtration system. The Home pitcher also has an easy fill lid and is made of shatter-resistant glass.

EarDial Live Music Earplugs

EarDial Live Music Earplugs
$20  Buy Comment

We love going to concerts and clubs too, but with loud music, your ears can take serious damage. These earplugs reduce volume by 20dB, and won’t make you look like a dork. Save an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop with code SEMIANNUAL (through 3/10/19).

Vitagene DNA Test & Health Plan

Vitagene DNA Test & Health Plan
$69  Buy Comment

This DNA test kit provides you with info about your genetics, providing pesonalized guidance on the best nutritional and exercise plans for you, along with data on your global ancestry. Plus, Vitagene won’t sell or publish personal information. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.

Vertiball

Vertiball
~$49+  Pledge Link Comment

The Vertiball is a wall- and surface-mountable massage ball that lets you easily target the problem areas on your back and apply the level of pressure that you want. It comes with a suction base that lets you take and use the Vertiball anywhere.

Live Streaming Fitness

Live Streaming Fitness
$50-$100  Buy Comment

Stay in shape in the comfort of your own home with 24×7 fitness training, where you’ll get live streaming and on-demand fitness classes, as well as cooking and nutritional guidance. Get a great deal on 1-year, 3-year, or lifetime access in The Awesomer Shop.

A Celebrity Trainer at Work

A Celebrity Trainer at Work

Celebrity trainer Jason Walsh sums up the routines and exercises that he used to get Bradley Cooper, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Brie Larson, Alison Brie and Emma Stone in shape for their various roles in movies and TV.

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit
$40-$70  Buy Comment

MyMedic’s Solo is a single-person first aid kit. It contains items that will let you take care of 99% of the most common injuries at home, at work and outdoors. It comes in a waterproof case and comes with a paracord.

Resistance Door Gym

Resistance Door Gym
$25  Buy Comment

Skip the gym and stay home today. The Aduro Resistance Door Gym hooks over any standard door and allows you to get a full-body workout using pulleys and resistance bands. Save 64% off the list price in The Awesomer Shop.

Rothco Military Trauma Kit

Rothco Military Trauma Kit
$195  Buy Comment

Forget cheap drugstore first aid kits. Be prepared for anything with this military-grade pack, which comes packed with useful emergency medical items, from bandages and splints, to a stethoscope, scalpel, blood pressure cuff, burn dressings, and much more.

Can Screens Damage Your Eyes?

Can Screens Damage Your Eyes?

These days, we all spend countless hours staring at digital screens, from smartphones, to tablets, to televisions, to computers. But is the notion that looking at these backlit devices can permanently harm your eyesight a myth or reality? SciShow provides their brief take.

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What If You Ate Only Chips?

What If You Ate Only Chips?

What do you mean “what if?” But seriously, don’t do it. AsapScience explains just how bad things would get if your diet consisted of only chips or other fried potato products such as fries. You’d get lots of Vitamin C, but not much else.

Vibes Hi-Fidelity Earplugs

Vibes Hi-Fidelity Earplugs
$20  Buy Comment

Vibes discreetly slip into your ears and lower the volume at a concert or event, while also enhancing sound clarity. You won’t look like a nerd while they’re in, but you will be protecting your hearing from all of those decibels. Grab a pair today in The Awesomer Shop.

How Video Games Affect Us

How Video Games Affect Us

There are lots of different schools of thought on how playing video games can both positively and negatively affect our brains and bodies. WIRED spent some time trying to separate myth and opinion from hard science and data in this fascinating report on the subject.

How to Improve Your Memory

How to Improve Your Memory

AsapScience dishes out a handful of simple tips that we can follow which may help improve our memory, such as doing cardio exercises, eating healthy snacks, having healthy relationships, and having the right amount of challenges to stimulate our brains.

If You Never Pooped Again

If You Never Pooped Again

Despite people’s discomfort with the subject, pooping is something we all do. For shits and giggles, The Infographics Show decided to answer the hypothetical question of what kinds of horrors would happen if you never dropped the kids off at the pool again.

Treadly Treadmill

Treadly Treadmill
$699  Buy Comment

The Treadly is a treadmill for people who don’t have a lot of space in their home. It’s just 5″ thick and has a foldable handrail. It has a capacity of 250lb and lets you go up to 5mph. Instead of buttons, it uses zones on the belt to help you control the speed.

Why Do We Sweat?

Why Do We Sweat?

Whether you ate spicy food, sprinted a mile, are anxious, or have a fever, your body is going to make some sweat. But what science is at play here? TED-Ed’s John Murnan explores the complicated inner workings of our bodies which cause perspiration.

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Deal: FitMix Pro Blender Bottle

Deal: FitMix Pro Blender Bottle
$28  Buy Comment

Mix smooth protein shakes wherever you go with this portable blender. Specially designed blades blend your lump-free shake in 30 seconds or less, and its pop-open top lets you drink straight from the bottle. Get it for 30% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.

EarJellies Earplugs

EarJellies Earplugs
$20+/pack  Pledge Comment

EarJellies are made of a special kind of silicone that should make them 17 times softer than foam earplugs. They also conform better to your ear canal’s shape and exert very little pressure so you’ll barely feel they’re there. Each pack contains five sizes of earplugs.

What If You Never Felt Pain?

What If You Never Felt Pain?

Whether it’s a bee sting or a kick in the groin, pain sucks. But we need these unpleasant sensations so we know when something is wrong or when to avoid danger. Life Noggin explores the nature of pain, and some conditions which prevent people from feeling it.

Homeopathy Explained

Homeopathy Explained

“Faith can move mountains, but sugar water can’t cure cancer.” Kurzgesagt explains the basics and origins of homeopathy. It’s often touted as an alternative to expensive treatments, even though it often does nothing except make you think it’s doing something.

How Does Anesthesia Work?

How Does Anesthesia Work?

If you’ve ever had surgery, you know the strange sensation of counting backwards, then basically remembering until you wake up in recovery. TED-Ed explains the science behind modern anesthesia, and how they keep you from moving, feeling pain, or forming memories.

MyMedic Patrol First Aid Kit

MyMedic Patrol First Aid Kit
$250  Buy Comment

Designed to be used even by law enforcement officers, the Patrol is a compact and water-resistant first aid kit that will help you survive bleeding, burns, pain and even blocked airways. It measures just 10″x 7″x 5.5″ and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter

LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter
$35  Buy Link Comment

LifeStraw brings its proven instant filtration technology to water bottles. The LifeStraw Universal is the first water bottle to have a two-stage filtration system. It comes with two different caps, so it fits inside most water bottles.

Dygma Raise Ergonomic Keyboard

Dygma Raise Ergonomic Keyboard
~$200+  Pledge Comment

Created by a former eSports coach, the Raise is a gaming keyboard designed to split into two for a more comfortable typing position. Each half can also be used on its own, making it a viable option for left-handed users. Each half has four thumb keys and removable palm pads.

Quartz Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Quartz Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Quartz claims that its insulated bottle can keep tap water 99.99% free from bacteria and other microorganisms. It has an LED under its cap that emits ultraviolet light to kill or deactivate nasty germs. The LED fires up every 4 hours, and lasts up to 3 months per charge.

MOBOT Foam Roller Water Bottles

MOBOT Foam Roller Water Bottles
$39-$54  Buy Link Comment

The perfect everyday accessory for fitness and active living, these recycled stainless steel water bottles incorporates a textured foam massage sleeve which makes quick work of muscle tension before or after a workout. Available in sizes from 18 oz to 40 oz.

Could We Cure Aging?

Could We Cure Aging?

Kurzgesagt follows up their earlier clip about the moral and ethical dilemmas of longer life with a video about scientific developments which could extend our lives – or the quality of our healthy years – much sooner than you might think.

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