Boomphones are anything but you're typical over-the-ear headphones. Yes, they'll plug into your iPhone and deliver the music inside your ear, but tap a button on the outside of the set and they transform into a portable boom box.
The headphones have three modes: a passive mode that doesn't use any battery power, a bass boost mode that provides a much richer sound, and a boom box mode that turns on the external speakers. They're re-chargeable with a mini USB so you'll never need batteries.
Learn more at www.boomphones.com
Goal Zero Nomad 7 Foldable Solar Panel
This panel is perfect for capturing the power of the sun to charge your hand-held USB and 12 volt compatible devices while you're out hiking or adventuring.
Designers say its smaller and more powerful than comparable panels. It's got a rugged, weather-resistant design. They say it can recharge your cell phone or mobile device as quickly as you can from a wall outlet. Learn more at www.goalzero.com
Giant Goldfish Bowl With Digital Screen
Here's something cool for fish lovers: the art aquarium in Downtown Tokyo showcases more than five-thousand gold fish swimming through specially designed tanks.
Among these unique tanks: a giant goldfish bowl and a tank that includes a changing digital screen. It's actually quite mesmerizing to watch. Designers say they hope to take their one-of-a-kind aquarium on a global tour in the near future.
Here's something new for that Labor Day Barbecue. Named by the Huffington Post as one of the 15 dumbest barbecue accessories of all time: the Hamdogger. It turns hamburger meat into a hot dog. The white plastic cylinder holds a quarter pound of meat and shapes it like a hot dog. Makes it easy to stuff with cheese, avocados, onions and more. Dishwasher safe too!
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