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Anyone can now crowdfund their legal battle

New York’s Lexshares is getting investors to provide support to those who can’t afford the high costs of court battles.

Old measuring instruments get a digital makeover

Belgium’s Of Instruments and Archetypes has developed a wooden caliper, measuring tape and protractor that wirelessly send measurements to a digital device.

Wristband corrects users’ posture while they’re walking

Currently seeking funding through Kickstarter, Arki is a wristband that can detect the wearer’s posture as they walk and gives them advice on how they can improve it.

Live yoga instruction streamed into the home

Finland’s Yoogaia is enabling anyone with a webcam to join in yoga classes and receive guidance from the comfort of their own living room.

Baby, it’s cold outside

Winter has arrived in all of its blustery fury and, as the classic song goes, “Baby, it’s cold outside!” Keep the chills away with five simple tips for staying healthy until spring arrives:

Smart earplugs let users customize their sleep

Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, Hush is a set of wireless earplugs that help users get a better night’s sleep through personalized ambient sounds and noise cancelation.

App offers travel recommendations based on time of year

What’s It Like is an app that aims to let users simply choose the time they’re looking to get away in order to receive a suggestion that’s perfect for the time of year.