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The World's Fastest Man Can't Outrun The Future

Or is it the past? Either way, during a 20-minute victory lap at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing, the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, was hit and knocked to the ground by one of the world’s most overhyped gadgets.


Hamper Hoops Is A Good Reason Not To Just Throw Your Laundry On The Floor

Since it’s already dirty, there’s really no reason not to just throw all your laundry on the floor, right? But if you’ve got a partner or roommate who says otherwise, Wham-O’s got a pretty sweet laundry bag with a basketball hoop attached so putting away dirty laundry is just like making free-throws.


Watch SKY's Hilarious 'Full Metal Jacket' Ads For The NZ Rugby World Cup

As you might imagine, New Zealand got rather excited when it was given the hosting rights to the Rugby World Cup back in 2011. Unsurprisingly, it also won said international competition. Turns out SKY went to the trouble of putting together some rather funny ads for the event, featuring a would-be R Lee Ermey doppelganger whipping the channel’s cameramen into shape.


6 Ways That Magnets Are About To Change Our Lives

Magnets. You already know what they are and everything about them. Or do you? Magnets are crucial to many more emerging technologies than you might expect. The tried-and-true magnet is about to change everything — from how we drive and treat cancer to how we play sports.


A Pool Floatie That Explodes From Your Wrist Like A Jack-in-the-Box

Well here’s a clever idea. An Indiegogo campaign for a floatie that pulls a drowner to the surface. It looks like a wild ride — a bit like flying through the air while hanging on to a helium balloon.


This 3D-Printed Lure Mimics Fish Sounds To Attract Your Next Catch

You don’t need much to catch a fish — just a line, a lure, and some patience. But if you want to get fancy, there are gadgets like the Fish Call, a throwable electronic lure that attracts aquatic critters by mimicking the sounds of fish feeding.


This LED Bike Helmet Gives You Working Brake Lights And Turn Signals 

When you ride a bike at night, staying visible is essential — and this illuminated helmet not only adds lumens to your ride, but gives you some added functionality compared to your average clip-on lights.


These Drone Videos Make Extreme Sports Look Even More Extreme

We’re all fans of jaw-dropping movies filmed by drones, but throw jet skis and dirt bikes into the mix and you’ve got sports footage that makes ESPN look like camcorder home videos.


Robotic Rhythmic Gymnastics Should Be An Olympic Sport

If you thought the debate over giving robots weapons was heated, the day is coming when we’ll also have to decide if we’re cool with them competing against us at sports. If this rhythmic gymnastics bot is any indication, there may never again be a human on the Olympic podium if that happens.


Carbon Fibre Tour De France Bikes Are Surprisingly Easy To Counterfeit

The rise of carbon fibre technology brought lighter bikes, faster speeds and innovative aerodynamics to the world of cycling. But an unexpected side effect is starting to frustrate the world’s top bike builders. Chinese factories are counterfeiting their products and selling them for a fraction of the price. It’s dangerous too.


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