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Forget fitness bands. Smarter balls, socks, rackets elevate your game

A new breed of fitness equipment uses your phone to help track performance in your favorite sports, including running, soccer (football), tennis, basketball, baseball and golf.

By September 23, 2015


Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By August 5, 2015


Japanese government wants fully-functioning toilets in elevators (Tomorrow Daily 191)

When earthquakes strike Japan, elevator passengers are often trapped with no way to relieve themselves, which is why the toilet industry wants to figure out flushable toilets in elevators. It's a great idea, and some must wish it happened sooner.

By June 9, 2015


Flushable elevator toilets, coming to a Japan near you (Tomorrow Daily 191)

Khail and Ashley debate the usefulness of fully plumbed toilets inside Japan's elevators, explain why one band's album can only be listened to among trees and discuss a new "power glove" helping patients with disabled hands. #TDFlushed

By June 9, 2015


Watch: How to survive a free-falling elevator

Lonely Planet offers its advice on how to live through an elevator crash. But is the information really sound?

By May 4, 2015


Psy takes two post-'Gangnam Style' shots at viral video glory

Let's check in with Korean pop sensation Psy as he unleashes two ludicrous new music videos on YouTube and starts piling up the views.

By December 1, 2015


Griffin Elevator Notebook Stand

The Griffin Elevator laptop stand seems designed more for display than for ergonomics.

By April 11, 2007

2.5 stars Editors' rating April 11, 2007

This crazy elevator concept is straight out of Willy Wonka

While it may not go slantways or longways or backways, this elevator concept uses magnetic levitation to move up, down and sideways and bring passengers where they want to go.

By December 2, 2014


5 products that convert your sitting desk into a standing one

You don't have to buy a new desk to start standing.

By November 27, 2015


Economist: We'll help you survive an elevator ride with Eric Schmidt

Would you be worried if you got into an elevator with Google's executive chairman? That's the question asked by a new ad featuring Google's executive chairman.

By November 7, 2014