Are YOU a Debbie Downer?

Are you a ‘Debbie Downer’ when it comes to innovation? If not, do you know someone who is? Well, just rid yourself of the negativity. You’ll be happy to know that there are still “Pollyanna’s” out there who feel passionate about innovation and they have created some cool gadgets! One example is  Popular Science’s ‘10 Top Inventions for 2011’. Following is a glimspe of some of the inventions on the list:

The Bed Bug Detective – Built to imitate a dog’s nose, the gadget quickly sniffs out bedbugs.

A Prenatal Marker to Screen for Preganancy Complications – Designed by a college student and his classmates, the prenatal screening kit helps detect complications in pregnancies at an early stage.

The Medical Mirror – Reveals your heart rate using a webcam, stored behind the mirror, that captures variations in reflected light on your face.  Click here for more.

– DeAndra Clark

 “A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities, and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.”

~Harry Truman


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