Introducing the XT9 Air – The most advanced energy storing prosthetic knee on the market

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The XT9 Air will take you places like no other.

The XT9 Air is the most advanced energy storing prosthetic knee available on the market, allowing above knee (AK) amputees the ability to telemark ski, wake board, rock climb, and many other activities that they have been unable to do on conventional prosthetic equipment.

The XT9 Air will be one of the featured products at the 8th Annual DaVinci Inventor Showcase. Recently inventor Jarem Frye took a moment to tell us more about his amazing invention…

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HOWTO Set Up a Molecular Biology Lab For Less Than $1000


eBay paves the way.

Out of work, with extra time on your hands and a very small amount of money to invest in a new venture? How about a Molecular Biology Lab to while away the unemployment time and perhaps create something new?

Dave Ng sez, “Whilst doing a bit of homework for a chapter I’m writing, I tried to cost out some equipment needed to set up a molecular biology lab. Although a lot of this would require the use of your credit card to buy enzymes and unused plastic ware (not too expensive this part), you would also need some routinely used equipment/hardware that would be on the expensive side.

“However, if you turn to eBay…

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A Little Known Sport: Underwater Hockey


Here is a movie showing some freestyle underwater hockey 

A little known sport, underwater hockey is what some divers like to do during the winter months when the outside water is too cold for diving. The sport was invented in Great Britain during the 1950’s when some British divers were looking for ways to stay fit during the winter. The result: An intensive and beatiful sport practised around the world leaving us with some striking images.

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You Can Change Your Appearance With Exercise, But Not Overnight

Fitness Does Not Happen Overnight 

Carl Foster, an exercise physiologist at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, was amused by ads for a popular piece of exercise equipment. Before-and-after photos showed pudgy men and women turned into athletes with ripped bodies of steel. And it all happened after just 12 weeks of exercising for 30 minutes three times a week. Then there was the popular book, with its own before-and-after photos, promoting a program that would totally change your body in six weeks with three 20-minute exercise sessions a week.

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Home Chare: Wheelchair, Bed and Stair Climber Combined

Home Chare:  Wheelchair, Bed and Stair Climber Combined 

Home Chare

For the disabled or the infirm, there are a large number of expensive pieces of equipment to help you get around and live your day to day life. There’s the wheelchair, the stair climber and the sick bed, all of which involve moving from one to the other. The Home Chare, however, combines all three, removing the need to be lifted from one apparatus to another.

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Club Workshop – Open Access Workshop Club

Club Workshop - Open Access Workshop Club 

Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase 

Do you create? Are you an inventor?  Do you build things? Do you work on your own car? If you are any of the above than you’ve got to check out Club Workshop!  Denver’s first open access workshop club, featuring equipment, facilities and training for a wide variety of personal projects and interests; from automotive to electronics, inventing to prototyping, woodworking to metalworking.

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