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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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A courteous way to send emails in Gmail

Written on June 08, 2011 by R. Depp

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Courteous.ly, a new service for Gmail users, enables users to show people the user’s current email load.

Courteous.ly is the product of a new research project at Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing headed by Eric Gilbert, an assistant professor. It was created to make email inboxes more socially considerate spaces by periodically checking email load.

By giving Courteous.ly access to your Gmail your email patterns, the state of your inbox, your unread message count, total messages and your sent mail volume will all be analyzed to determine your current level of email traffic.

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