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Children as Young as 12 Months Can Undo Carseat Restraints

May 2nd, 2011 at 12:06 pm » Comments (0)

40% of children wriggle out of carseat restraints while the car is moving. Children as young as 12 months and still too young to walk are finding ways to wriggle out of protective car restraints and are increasing their risk of serious injuries, a study shows.  40% of the children unbuckle themselves while the car […]

Girl’s 26 Digits Breaks World Record for Most Fingers and Toes

February 14th, 2011 at 9:31 am » Comments (0)

Behold the many digits of Lei Yadi Min. A one-year-old girl from China has set a new world record for having the most fingers and toes on any living person…

Wii-Powered Robot for Mobility Impaired Babies

November 20th, 2010 at 9:24 am » Comments (0)

“Independent mobility is crucial in the development of typical infants,” says the research. A baby transporter for mobility-impaired children would ensure confidence, independence and proper cognitive development, researchers say. So they recommend babies start driving around on sonar-equipped robots.  

Top Ten Wacky Inventions YOU NEED!

November 1st, 2010 at 7:51 pm » Comments (0)

HEY! YOU MISSED A Cheese Puff! GET OVER HERE AND RE-vacuume all of it! Click read more for More pics of crazy Inventions!

Periodic Table Building Blocks

October 24th, 2010 at 10:29 am » Comments (0)

Periodic table blocks If your kid’s already got their ABC’s down pat by age 2, maybe it’s time to up the educational ante with some wooden building blocks featuring the periodic table. (Pics)  

Caregiver Reminder Bracelet – A Lifesaving Device for Today’s Hectic World

October 17th, 2010 at 10:40 am » Comments (0)

Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase 2010 The Caregiver Reminder Bracelet is a simple, economical device that,  when used consistently, can eliminate  a tragic problem in our hectic world.    

Unique Taga Bike Transforms Into a Baby Stroller

September 12th, 2010 at 10:36 am » Comments (0)

Taga Bike Taga combines the fun of a bicycle with the functionality of a baby stroller.  The Taga Bike only looks a bit silly until you watch the video. The baby-friendly bike becomes a stroller in just 20 seconds! (Pics and video)  

How To Use Your Baby As A Mopping Device

June 5th, 2010 at 11:13 pm » Comments (0)

How many times haven’t you said, “If only I could harness all that energy.” Now you can with the handy device shown here.  

Peruvian Woman Trapped In Bed For 6 Months By Jumbo Breasts

May 16th, 2010 at 12:35 pm » Comments (0)

Yes, you read that right. A 29-year old Peruvian woman’s breasts grew to the size of an N cup after giving birth to her third child. Julia Manihuari’s breasts were so heavy that she would actually faint if she tried to get up: The pint-sized farmer’s wife, who lives in northern Peru, was finally helped […]

Sikker Baby Monitor – Warns Parent if Baby is Sick

March 21st, 2010 at 11:12 am » Comments (0)

Sikker Baby Monitor Baby monitors have been around for decades, but the only thing most of them can do is let you know if the kid starts crying.  The Sikker (Danish for safety) baby monitor is designed give parents a much better idea of how the baby is doing. (Pics)  

Baby Monitors of the Future Could Translate Infant Cries

February 28th, 2010 at 11:01 am » Comments (0)

Technology could soon identify why baby is crying. Babies change their cry to signify if they are hungry, sad or even in pain, and technology could soon identify which, scientists believe.  Identifying the changes could lead to the development of baby monitors capable of diagnosing an infant’s complaint, they claim.  

Agricultural Scientists Sequence Genome of Grass That Can Be a Biofuel Model Crop

February 11th, 2010 at 10:07 am » Comments (0)

John Vogel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) with the first wild grass to be sequenced, Brachypodium distachyon. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues at the Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute have announced that they have completed sequencing the genome of a kind of wild […]

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