The Self-Folding Origami Stroller

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When did baby strollers get so high-tech? The Origami stroller power-folds itself open and shut at the touch of a button and has a built-in generator that charges the battery with every step you take. You can even choose to add options like powered speakers for your MP3 player, daytime running lights, or an adapter to charge your mobile phone. You want more features? Well read on…

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Language Structure Is Partly Determined by Social Structure


Geographic distribution of the 2,236 languages included in the present study

Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis have released a new study on linguistic evolution that challenges the prominent hypothesis for why languages differ throughout the world.

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Smart Baby Case – Disaster Ready Baby Carriage


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Earlier this year Samsonite invited designers to develop products that would make it easier for people to travel with their babies. One submission came from Iranian designer Pouyan Mokhtarani who suggested a pod that can be used for casual travel or even during disaster scenarios. (Pics)


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Self-Powered Diaper Monitor System Automatically Detects Wet Diapers

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A research laboratory at Japan’s Ritsumeikan University has developed a monitoring system for wet diapers that consists of a self-powered sensor/transmitter and a receiver and is supposed to assist staff in hospitals and nursing homes in performing diaper checks with elderly patients. The sensor kit has to be placed inside the diaper and sends signals to the receiver unit, which was co-developed in collaboration with Seiko Epson.

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Lullabelly Prenatal Music Belt

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Are you a nervous first time mom-to-be who wants nothing but the very best for your little one? Most people would say yes, and figure out that if their kid listens to Mozart or other musical geniuses while they were in the womb, they would turn out to be at the top of the class always. Pretty warped thinking since I’m pretty sure Mozart and Beethoven never had that luxury during their 9-month tenure in their mother’s womb.

Ready Bottle – For Perfectly Prepared Baby Formula


Featured invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 2009

Mixing baby formula can be a messy task as you open the bottle, try to measure the powder and get everything mixed without spilling. No fear… Ready Bottle solves these problems.  The specially designed bottle has a compartment for the dry formula and another compartment for the warm water. Just a simple twist and shake and you’ve got a perfectly prepared bottle.


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‘Baby Showers’ – Keeps Baby Warm During Bathtime


Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 2009

‘Baby Showers’  product is a baby bath tub that is going to keep a baby warm at all times during bathing time and you will be able to use both hands safely to wash your baby while baby stays wet and warm.


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BabyComfyNose: Natural, Non-Drug Method To Relieve Baby’s Stuffy Nose


Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 2009

For much of human history, and still in many indigenous cultures, the common method of removing mucus from children’s noses has been to directly suck it out. There is a certain wisdom in this, but most of us are not so adventurous – and rightly so. Now, there is a physician-endorsed method of naturally and effectively clearing your child’s nose using this traditional approach, yet without the unpleasantness and hazard of exposure to mucus and germs. The BabyComfyNose is hygienic and safe for parent and child. You will not catch your child’s cold using the BabyComfyNose!


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Bloom Fresco: The Ultimate High Chair

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Inspiration for this egg-shaped baby-seat looks to have come in part from 2001: A Space Odyssey, and, what with all that chrome, in part from your local diner. Looks aside, its main innovative feature seems to be that before your baby is old enough to sit up, you can tilt it back and use it as a variable-height cradle. This makes for an extended life for your baby gadget…

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