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February, 2013

Boom Times For China's Nuclear Power Industry

One might say the prospects for China's nuclear power industry are booming, and that's a good thing... so far. Only four Chinese nuclear power plants were operating at the beginning of 2012 but that number will, er, explode to 15 by the end of 2015. Put on your lead boots and join us for an in-depth look.

Fill & Freeze Pops For Little Ones Make Healthy, Refreshing Treats

For teething babies and overheated toddlers, the Freshfoods Fill & Freeze Pops provide a healthy, homemade alternative to mainstream sugary remedies.

Aiming For Peace - Guns Transformed Into Art

Art is a product of creation. Guns are a tool of destruction. Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes brings these two opposing forces into harmony with his unique and inspiring work.

Patent Company Goes After Podcasters

After going after podcast software makers, a patent troll may now be going after individual podcasters in an attempt to get licensing money. While many claim the patent system is broken, and President Obama recently called for a reform, it may not come fast enough for some in the podcasting community.

Draw Sculptures With This New 3D Pen

Say you have an idea, whether it is for a building, a piece of jewelry, or a tool. It looks good on paper, but how will it look when it is 3-dimensional? Sure, you could use a 3D printer -- if you can afford the expense and have the specific technical knowledge to use one. Most of us don't have the money or the knowledge. All of us do know how to use a pen though. Soon you will be able to use that ability to test your own 3D designs, or even make your own 3D creations. The 3Doodler is a 3D printing pen that allows you to draw in the air.

Apple's Labotomy Of Siri & The Rise Of The Virtual Personal Assistant Market

Seriously Siri, you ain't what you use to be. Back in May, 2009, I wrote about the first iteration of Siri, titled: "Siri, Advice from Virtual Personal Assistants." For those who haven't followed the iPhone evolution, while Siri was first integrated into iPhone's operating system with their "4S" launch, it existed as stand-alone app previously. Fueled by artificial intelligence, it was a harbinger of what was to come in the new age of Web 3.0 and semantic technology.

The 49ers Go Green!

The San Francisco 49ers have made a major green announcement this week,the new stadium that the team is building for itself is about to get a serious dose of solar panels, in order to help offset its carbon footprint, as well as a number of other earth friendly upgrades that will make it possible for the fans to be more responsible.

Head and Neck Support For Baby That's Healthy and Fun

It's important to support baby's head and neck - but why not also make it fun? The BenBat Head and Neck Support system comes in great designs kids love with the safety assurance parents crave.

3D Printed Gummy Dummy Clones Make Deliciously Creepy White Day Gifts

Japan's FabCafe is following up their Valentine's Day 3D-printed chocolate head promotion with a little something for the guys: the opportunity to create a miniature edible gummy replica of yourself just in time for White Day.

The World's Fastest Smart Phone?

The Ascend P2, made by a phone manufacturer in China known as Huawei, is being claimed to be the fastest cell phone in the world right now. While the claims may be accurate there is one catch about having all of that speed in your hands, and a serious security concern about using the device in the United States.

Algae Lamps Generate Energy And Use More CO2 Than Trees

There are two great environmental challenges that we face today: one is the need for clean, renewable electrical energy and the other is a way to convert massive amounts of CO2 back to oxygen in the atmosphere. French biochemist Pierre Calleja may have found the answer in his street lamp powered by microalgae.

Bread In A Can: Fast And Easy Food That's Tasty

We have all had that dream. Hunger is grabbing hold of you with an unrelenting grip and then before you can say 'I need bread' up pops a can of it...right? Well imagine my surprise when I encountered B&M's Bread (in a can). Indeed, two things went through my mind: 'that looks like a can of bread I want to try ' and 'I wonder if I'm the only one who has had the weird 'can of bread' dream'. Nevertheless, it is time to explore just how useful a can full of bread is.

Geanee Donut Digital Camera Sweetens Up Sharp Photos

It's a sweet time to be a photographer and the Geanee Donut Digital Camera is the right camera at the right time. With the boom in online image hosting, photo-sharing and image-centric social networking services like Flickr, Instagram and Shutterfly showing no signs of fading, this cute yet capable camera should really hit the spot.

New Arm Computer May Be The Future Of Tech

According to the company behind the gadget MYO, a wearable computer may be in our future. By using gestures in combination with the armband device, one is able to control devices, robots and more, leading to a revolutionized way to work with a computer.

Asus PadFone Delivers Phone And Tablet

Asus showed off their PadFone Infinity at the Mobile World Congress, a phone that turns into a tablet, proving that this concept may never die. While this particular device is still expensive, it does provide a lot of features for someone who may need this sort of two-in-one gadget.

Study Shows Farmers Embrace Tech Toys

Farmers may not exactly be who you would think of when you think of those people who are likely to embrace the technological revolution,but new research is showing that a growing number of farmers are actually making technology a part of their daily life in a bit to make their farms work better and run smoother than they did without the toys.

Russian Meteorites Sold Online In China May Not Be As Advertised

The 50ft-wide meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 15th, 2013 and shocked the world via dozens of Russian dashcams is now turning up, piece by tiny charred piece, on China's online sales website Taobao... or is it? 

Spin Cycle Safety - The Revolights Revolution

Bike riding is healthy, fashionable, and eco-friendly, but there are inherent dangers, particularly when riding at night. The Revolights bike lighting system increases your style, safety, and visible presence on the street.

Three Technologies That Will Change The Face of Retail

This piece will look at three of the biggest trends that are going to come about in retail stores in the near future. By examining trends such as touch screens, wireless payment processes and the use of printed electronics and e Ink technology in stores, as well as how they may be used in your local stores.

4 Anti Aging Devices That Really Work And Take Years Off Your Looks

There are plenty of cosmetic procedures available these days, but not everyone’s running off to the plastic surgeon’s office to get rid of wrinkles. Here’s a breakdown of some of the best reviewed facial toners and skin rejuvenating devices currently available.

That's Sick! Seven Strange & Bizarre Japanese Medical Devices

While the vast majority of Japanese medical device designs are insightful, beneficial and, er, normal, a rare few stand out by virtue of their extreme niche applications and distinctive attributes such as borderline inappropriate cuteness. This isn't always a bad thing, especially if one of these strange and bizarre medical devices is about to be used on you!

Keep Your iPhone 5 Safe, Secure & In View With JTT's Bunjee Strap

Apple's iPhone 5 is small, sleek and portable so it's no wonder they're constantly getting lost, scratched and dented... and we won't even start on those annoying butt dials. Thankfully, Japan's JTT Online Shop has a solution: the Bunjee Strap for iPhone 5.

While Google Glass Stalls, Augmented Reality Has Eyes On Innovega's Contact Lens

The blogosphere has been cybersalivating over the potential debut of Google Glass supposedly to arrive in time for the Christmas holidays, 2013. As if the $1500 price tag is a reasonable price point for the Average Joe consumer? But aside from cost are glasses going to provide the Augmented Reality experience people are really looking for?

Time For Change - Watch Face Sculptures Have Something To Say

The simple, yet powerful, sculptures of Dominic Wilcox are a study of our changing times, while also offering the social critique that it's time for change.

ACLU Warns Of Drone Nightmare Scenario

As drones become better able to stay in the air for long hours, and get cameras that can zoom in and record entire cities all at once, the ACLU warns that a nightmare drone scenario could be happening sooner than we think. ARGUS, a recent advancement in spying technology, may be the first step towards this future.

How Photographers Can Go Retro With Pinhole Cameras

In today's digital word going retro is definitely in. An increasing number of photographers are taking a break from their digital cameras and going back to basics. Pinhole cameras are just one example of the analog hardware that's out there and can be had for next to nothing. Find out how to build your own plastic or cardboard pinhole camera for under $20. 

Qoros 3 Sedan To Debut At 2013 Geneva International Motor Show

China's Qoros Auto Co. Ltd is looking to make its first impression a lasting one. The luxurious and innovative Qoros 3 sedan, set to snare the limelight at the upcoming 83rd Geneva International Motor Show, spearheads the Chinese-Israeli company's charge to global automotive success.

Hip First Lady Bangin' It Out On Twitter, YouTube & Jimmy Fallon [Videos]

The "Let's Move" initiative and fitness competition marked its second anniversary in February, 2012 when First Lady Michelle Obama invited talk show host Jimmy Fallon to the White House. Starting with a race up the White House staircase, to push-ups, the challenged stepped it up with Tug of War, Hula Hoops, Dodgeball and even a Potato Sack Race, accompanied by the motivational anthems of "The Eye of the Tiger" and "Chariots of Fire." Even the first dog "BO" got into the act.

Gamers Reveal The Most Frustrating Aspect of Mobile Games

Our society is becoming increasingly more mobile. Nowadays, everybody has a smartphone - you're considered somewhat odd if you don't. As a result, mobile gaming has become big business, and it's not hard to see why: mobile games simple, cheap, and addictive on-the-go fun. Unfortunately, they're also far from perfect. New technologies rarely are. 

The biggest problem anyone has with them is, not surprisingly, controls - particularly when touchscreens neter into the equation. 

Freshness For Your Fridge: ExtraLife Produce Preserver Disks

Are you an avid purchaser of vegetables/fruit? Do you stare at them in bewilderment after their 2 day stay in the fridge leaves them mould riddled? If the answer to both these questions is yes and you want to keep your food fresher for longer, then ExtraLife's Produce Preserver Disks could be just the ticket. The idea? Pop a disk into your refrigerator bin and enjoy fresher food. The details? Come on in and see for yourself...

Baby Toothbrush You'll Go Bananas For

Baby Banana Bendable Training Toothbrush is ideal for infants when it comes to teething comfort and healthy gums. For parents, it gives the advantage of teaching oral hygiene early.

Wash, Rinse, Dry, Complete - The Dyson Airblade Tap

Ditch your germ-covered hand towels. Forget the trails of water droplets on your bathroom floor. In only 14 seconds, the Dyson Airblade Tap leaves your hands clean and dry before you even leave the sink.

The Playstation 4 Could Change the Face of Gaming

For those of you not already aware; Wednesday was a big day for the games industry. it was on that day, early into the evening, that the Playstation 4 - Sony's next generation offering- was finally unveiled, to much fanfare. The console, which is due by the holiday season of 2013; is easily powerful enough to blow pretty much any of the current gen offerings straight out of the water, and the launch titles thus far look positively brilliant. That's not what makes it exciting, though.

It's only when one looks closer - at some of the features of the console - that one realizes just what this system could mean for the industry.

Exercise Your Brain And Play With Your Inner Child At The Same Time

Exercising your brain is a great way to enhance your well-being, particularly as you age. With the Color Yourself Smart book series you can exercise your gray matter while engaging your inner child as you color in the pictures that relate to your subject of study. By tying the movement of coloring with the learning process it can also trigger kinesthetic learning which can help people retain more information.

Get Scared! - 3 Best Sites To Satiate Your Appetite For Fear

After we covered Hotel 626, an online haunted house full of multimedia-rich material that went viral, we found our readers love to have their socks knocked off in horror. Unfortunately, Hotel 626 is no longer online, so we went to work to see where fans of horror games can go next. Check out these other scary online games that will cause your cursor to shake uncontrollably.

Poodle Dress-Up Spray Bottle Covers Make Cleaning Cuter

Give boring household spray bottles an extreme makeover of the cute kind with Poodle dress-up spray bottle covers from Japan. Available in black, brown and pink, these fleecy and furry covers zip up over most spray cleaning bottles and add a whimsical note to any home's décor.

Google Launches Chromebook Pixel

Google introduces the Chromebook Pixel, the latest in the Chromebooks line.

Oceanwings: A Wetsuit That Allows Wearers To "Fly" Underwater

If you have ever wondered what it would feel like to fly, you may be about to get your chance. With a new kind of wetsuit called "Oceanwings," you can experience the sensation of flight while under water. French designer Guillaume Binard and Aqua Lung have partnered up to create the garment inspired by skydiving wingsuits.

No Book Left Behind: Books as Canvas

Ever wonder where all the books have gone? Well, they certainly don't go to waste in Mike Stilkey's studio, where artistic worlds collide and reform into his stunning painted book installations.

Google Glass Now Live

After a year of suspense, Google finally released its web page describing to the world what Google Glass is, what the features are, and how to get them.

Tattoo Disguise Bands Keep Body Art Under Cover

Not only Yakuza members have prominent tattoos and don't always want to show them. Tattoo Disguise Bands from Japan's Octopus Army stretch to fit any size arms and legs, covering up and hiding real tattoos under a range of tattoo-like printed designs.

Lytro Light Field Camera: Focusing Not An Issue

Hate getting out-of-focus images? The Lytro camera lets you shoot first, worry about focusing later.

Calling All Winos - The Corkcicle Wine Chiller Keeps You Toasted

Too tipsy to leave your couch and get the wine out of the fridge? Is the Chardonnay you've brought for a picnic in the park too warm to enjoy? The Corkcicle enables you to keep your wine cold, corked, and close at hand.

New Dacor Oven Packs 7” Android-Powered Touchscreen

Fitting neatly into the newfangled digital kitchen category, Dacor's latest oven fuses a midrange 7” Android tablet into the front panel as its controller, and WiFi connectivity allows for a range of convenient features – including, inevitably, games.

Burger King's Twitter Hacked: Hilarity Ensues

Burker King's Twitter account was hacked by Anonymous members. Fans go crazy and retweet funny messages all day long, but meanwhile this shows how important it is for businesses to keep control of their PR messages.

App-happy Or App-athetic eBook Readers: Kindle vs Nook vs iPad vs Sony EReader?

Following the eBook reader market since 2009, while the competition amongst brands remains steep, there are advances in app support that might determine which device you gravitate towards in the future. One of the advantages of having your reading library 'in the cloud' is the accessibility of your books on multiple devices. However some of the top name products offer better cross-platform than others. So if you're a consumer who's looking for flexibility with multi-device app support, you should be aware of the break-down for each major eBook platform.

The Five Biggest Robotics Trends to Watch in 2013

This piece looks at five of the trends in robots that it will be important to watch in 2013, but citing ongoing projects and pairing it shows the future importance of robot recycling, student competitions and other important areas of the robosphere that observers, casual or professional, should keep an eye on to stay up to date.

No More Falling For Your iPad – Griffin's Got Your Back (And Front) Covered

Sometimes a handsome leather case isn’t enough to protect your iPad. Sometimes you need to go to the extreme, and that’s where the Griffin Survivor Military-Duty Case comes in.

When It Rains, Your Outdoor Television Needs Rain Case

As more and more people are extending their homes into outdoor living spaces, more and more people want their television to come with them. Whether they want to have everyone over for the big game or that special awards show party, the time has come for more outdoor viewing of televisions. Along with this trend comes a rather obvious need -- a way to keep the television safe from the elements and from thieves.

Trisa Coffee To Go Offers Battery Operated Covenience On The Road

For coffee enthusiasts a day without coffee is, well… not really a day at all. The Trisa Electronics Coffee to Go espresso maker is battery operated and brews up to 16 cups of joe per battery charge.

Is The Transparent Smartphone Coming?

Is the transparent smartphone coming? One company would like us to think so, but others are sceptical.

Biological Big Brother - "Watch" Your Life With Basis Band

Basis is a sleek and sexy watch, an activity monitor, a sleep sensor, and a life coach all rolled into one. For once, it's not a bad thing to have Big Brother watching you.

Find The Right Spot In The Sun With A Sun Calculator

One of the trickiest parts of gardening is making sure that the place you want to plant is getting the proper amount of sun. That one perfect spot may not be quite as perfect as you thought. Now you can find out ahead of time with the Luster Leaf Suncalc Sunlight Calculator

Sticking To The Shadows: Masterful Tapework

Figures from the past come to light when film noir and modern art are stuck together in the masterful tapeworks of Mark Khaisman.

FDA Approves Vision System That Helps Certain Blind Patients Regain Lost Vision

A new invention by Second Sight Medical Products, Inc, which is named the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use. The device will help those with retinitis pigmentosa to regain lost vision for those who suffer from this disease, which impacts vision in stages.

2 Red Hens Bibby Mats Catch Inevitable Baby Feeding Messes

Babies need to learn to feed themselves, but the mess they make can be a nightmare to clean. 2 Red Hens Bibby Mats bridge the gap between baby and table and save you some of the mess.

Chocolate Covered Shrimp Chips Are A Sick Sea Snack

Japanese confectionery powerhouses Lotte and Calbee have teamed up to celebrate the mutual 50th anniversaries of two iconic snack favorites, Ghana Milk Chocolate Bars and Kappa Ebisen Chips, by rolling out limited edition "Kappaebisen Ghana" chocolate covered shrimp-flavored chips. Hey, it worked for Reese's!

Squeaky Clean Keys - Logitech's K310 Washable Keyboard

Finally, we can be free to eat, drink, and be merry while tapping away at our keyboard. Simply drop Logitech's K310 Keyboard into the sink, dishwasher, or nearby lake and get back to work before the keys are even dry.

New Car Technologies Make Driving Safer

From sensors to warning lights and indicators, there are new features introduced every year to make driving easier and safer.

Tiffany Shlain Melds Collaboration & Cloudsourcing Into Cloud Filmmaking [Video]

There's a myriad number of techie memes that have entered our zeitgeist derived from a term we use to simply call "collaboration." Pre-Internet, dating back to the idiom or trope of "Hey, Lets Put On A Show," Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney were the first in movies to introduce a plot line signaling the need for collaboration. Today, instead of orphans trying to raise money to turn a barn into a stage, filmmakers are looking to the clouds not only for funding but also inspiration. 

Let The Sun Shine In: Keeping Solar Panels At Their Peak

Adding solar power to your home is a great way to go green and start getting off the grid. However, solar panels do require care and upkeep to make sure that they are functioning at their peak. It may be time for you to choose your weapon in the war on grime. Here are a couple of tools that can help you really clean up.

Highstar Digital Alarm Clock Displays Handwritten, Erasable, Fluorescent Messages

Don't be alarmed by this creative, multifunctional alarm clock. Instead, wake with delight to the sight of glowing, handwritten, erasable messages seemingly suspended in mid-air above a blue or green digital LCD display.

New HTML5 Gaming Kit For Developers

A new game engine called Game Closure allows anyone to get started making games for the web, desktop, mobile platforms and more using HTML5.

Top 5 Valentine's Day Gifts It Never Crossed Your Mind To Give. Until Now.

With Valentine's Day being today, there's no time left to search out the perfect gift for your heart's desire. Flying in the face of reason, here are 5 last minute ideas for anyone without a clue as to what to give this Valentine's. 

Japan Is Bringing Robots To The Classroom To Learn

Robovie, a robot that was made by the folks over at the International Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute, will being making his way to the Higashihikari elementary school in order to help him learn how to speak better and perhaps to even learn some social skills. The robot will be joining a fifth grade classroom.

Children's Durable Snack Box Makes Travel Simple

Tummy rumbles will be cured with this adorable snack pack that's durable enough for kids and convenient enough for adults.

8 Great Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Favorite Geek

Still looking for the perfect gift for your favorite geek? We can help, just remember, if you want something on this list, you'd better order express shipping and then put off your romantic night until Friday so you can enjoy a longer night together.

LinkedIn Or SuckedIn?

As an early adopter of the social network LinkedIn dating back almost ten years to its launch in May 5, 2003, I was also one of first to purchase their stock when its IPO hit in late May, 2011. Just a short five years ago, its membership only totaled 30 million professionals, a fraction of the hundreds of millions flocking to Facebook. However with their "gated-access approach," the network built trust amongst its users who have sinced gone on to build effective individual networks of connections that like myself proved to produce lucrative business relationships over the years.

Device To Reduce Migraines Looks Like A Star Trek Treatment

Anyone who has ever had a migraine knows pain -- real debilitating pain. Sufferers experience intense sensitivity to light and sound, and often experience extreme nausea and vomiting. Now there is a new treatment that does not need to be taken internally with the risk of side effects. Instead the Cefaly Anti-Migraine device  delivers a mild electric shock to the supraorbital nerve.

Opera Browser Transitioning To WebKit

After reaching 300 millions monthly users, Opera decided that it was time to switch to the WebKit engine for future versions.

Droid DNA May Not Restructure Your Genetics, But It Might Change The Way You Look At VIDEOS

When it comes to viewing video on your phone, quality’s not always the biggest concern, but the Droid DNA puts the screen front and center – with full HD capabilities.

Mash it Up, Eat it Up with FreshFoods

The Freshfoods Mash & Serve Bowl allows you the freedom to make individual portions for your baby on the go. Save space, time and money wherever you're at.

Tesla Model S Inventor Calls An Unfavorable Review 'Fake'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk versus the New York Times makes for an entertaining online battle.

Star Wars Traceroute For Geeks

The Star Wars opening text is visible through an Internet traceroute. Geeks and techies rejoice as the opening crawl appears on your consoles.

Is Apple Working On An iWatch?

Is Apple working on the iWatch? This has been a question that many pundits have asked for years now, and again today, the New York Times reports that this may indeed be the case.


Keep Your Dark Secret Hidden With The Big Daddy Driver

If you have a dark secret that you desperately need to hide from loved ones, peers, friends, pretty much anyone really, the Big Daddy Driver may be just what you're looking for. Although frankly if you're in that deep I don't see much hope. Anyway, give it a shot. What's to lose? Doesn't sound like things could get much worse, does it.

Can You Beerlieve It? The New Self-Cooling Beer

Truly a new beer gadget like no other, the I.C Can from Tempra Technology and Crown Holdings is set to put a smile on the faces of beer drinkers everywhere. Yep, when a new beer invention takes 20 years to perfect, you know that good, and insanely cold things are going to happen. Sick of waiting for what seems like an eternity for a cold beer? Prepare to be sick no longer!

MOGA Wants To Be The New PSP – For Your Phone

Mobile gaming used to be a quaint diversion you pursued while waiting in the grocery line. Now, games for your phone are looking better than ever. It was inevitable that a device would be created that could give gamers a real alternative to the portable game -- MOGA wants to be the device you love.

Old School Covers, New School Tech - Out of Print eBook Jackets

For all the book lovers out there still feeling guilty about cheating on your libraries of paper and ink with an E-Reader, pay your respects to the Old School with the Out of Print eBook Jackets.

Japan's Automatic Robot Snowplow - An Update On Yuki Taro

Where's a cute automatic Japanese robot snowplow when you need one? When nasty nor'easters like February 2013's “Nemo” blanket huge stretches of America's northeast with up to three feet of snow, a GPS-equipped robotic snow shovel like Yuki Taro would come in mighty handy.

Fred & Friends Fuzzy Face Photo Frame Brings Old School Fun

Do you remember the 'Wooly Willy' game you had as a kid? Well, now Fred & Friends has brought that same fun back with their Fuzzy Face Photo Frame.

DropTag Makes Shipping Tracking Easier

The DropTag,made by the folks over at Cambridge Consultants, is designed to make a small cost option for tracking the way that packages are treated when they go from the store to your front door, or when you and your luggage makes its way to your next vacation. The units cost about two dollars each,and will be shown off in April.

Polaroid iM1836: Cool New Android-Powered Camera

Polaroid unveils the first and only Android-powered camera at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas. Android fanatics drool. 

Man Sues Prizm Glasses for Making Him Lazy

If you're looking to be more productive while lying down, a new pair of Prizm Glasses may be the answer. But they're not for everyone. You'll need imagination and a stiff neck if you're to avoid the fate of Martin Warburton, who hasn't been upright since he first put them on.

Teach Your Old House Some New Tricks : The Nest Learning Thermostat

The Nest Thermostat can be a hot (or cool) new member of your family as it adapts to your schedule, saves you money, and looks good doing it.

Take Golf To Another Level With Potty Putter

Take multi-tasking to the next level with the Potty Putter. Now you can poop, putt, shoot hoops, throw pitches, and anything else you can think of to do in the bathroom. Ok, you can poop and putt with it. Forget the other stuff.

Microsoft's Surface Pro: The First PC In A Tablet

Tablets have become very popular since Apple's initial unveiling of the iPad, and since then many manufacturers have introduced their own versions, usually running Android. Last year, Microsoft added its own Windows based Surface RT tablet into the mix, but all of those tablets have been running lower powered processors, unable to run full PC software. The Surface Pro however changes all of this.

FingerTrap Bags Suck Like No Other Handbag

The Finger-trap handbag designed by James Piatt means you never have to hold onto your bag again. Suction design holds the bag in place on your fingertips. Be sure to attach your new handbag after you leave the house, or you'll never be able to open the front door.

Rex Robot Shows Off Prosthetics Possibilities

A look at the new Rex robot, made by Shadow, that is designed to show off the forefront of  prosthetics  technology to the world. With more than half of the organs in the human body being simulated at this point. He will soon be on TV and then in a London museum for the public to see the advances for themselves.

Look Deep(er) Into My Eyes... Amazing Text Art From Huy Lam

Canadian artist Huy Lam creates text-based mosaics to reveal hidden truths or ultimate meanings within some of the most recognizable images in popular culture.

Charging On The Go: Bicycle USB Charger Kit For Smartphones

Bicycling is a great way to stay in shape and the Bicycle USB Charger Kit For Smartphones will help you stay conneted wherever two wheels can take you. Your phone will stay charged for phone calls, music, and those all-important apps. It is able to charge other USB devices as well, including bicycle lights, MP3 players, GPS units, and cameras.

New Treatment Targets Cancer Cells - Not Healthy Ones

Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samuel School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a new treatment method for cancer; a method that delivers a cancer killer to the nucleus of a cancer cell without harming healthy cells, avoiding the risks associated with gene therapy and chemotherapy.

Lotteria's Bacon Hangover Cheeseburger Lays It On Extra Thick & Double Wide

Lotteria's upcoming limited-edition “Bacon Hangover Cheeseburger” not only thinks outside the bun, it dares to go there! What's more, the new extended-range burger features bacon so thick it can probably carry the burger without any help from the beef.

A Stick, A Stick Of Burning Love

Chicago-based artist Pei San Ng reminds viewers that the artistic process is as much about creation as destruction with her match stick art.

App Store Makes Vanity URLs for Developers

Apple has began to use some vanity URLs for developers of apps. This will enable consumers to find apps quickly and easily, as well as to find more apps by the same developer. The URLs first showed up this week in a commercial at the Super Bowl for the app designed to promote the newest of the Star Trek movies.

StormFly Kickstarts The Storm Versus Betting On The Cloud

Commuters, kids, business travelers and anyone on the move: How would you like to carry a lite-weight version of your computer on your wrist? While Cloud Computing is definitely the wave of the future, with hundreds of millions of PCs shipping each year, a good amount of today's computing happens locally. And to that end, StormFly has found the answer to moving complete operating systems between devices, quickly, easily and securely.

Robots Keeping Hospital Rooms Safe

Vancouver Coastal Health announces the use of the Tru-D SmartUVC to help keep their rooms clean and reduce the risk of infection for patients, by adding UV light to the traditional cleaning mix. The new robot should help in lessening the risk of infections such as norovirus, influenza, and C. difficile.

A Blooming Bathtime Brightens Up Baby

Your little flower will love the warm and cuddly feel of a Blooming Bath Baby Bath - an innovative product designed to keep newborns "planted" in the sink during those first precious bathtimes.

iPotty Makes Potty Training A Wee Bit Hi-Tech

Potty training has gone hi-tech. The iPotty, which debuted at this year’s Consumer Electronic’s Show, gives toddlers some incentive to stay on the pot by incorporating an iPad stand.

Suck Snots (Yes, Literally) with Sweden's NoseFrida

When you need to suck snot out of your baby's nose, a successful Swedish company suggests you take things quite literally with their device that requires a baby, a parent and a straw. If you have a child who frequently experiences colds and congestions, this invention from overseas may be just the ticket. And, if you follow through with it, you've proven that when it comes to parenthood - you totally do NOT suck.

First "Rom-Zom-Com" Gives Heart To Zombie Genre

Just when you thought you couldn't get enough of zombies combing the post-apocalyptic landscape, in walks another herd titling the genre either backwards or forward, dependent on your point of view. So much so, that your next popcorn outing might just include walking dead sweethearts, just in time for Valentine's Day.

'30 Rock' Reinvented Situation Comedy, While Biting The Hand That Feeds [Videos]

Tina Fey's 30 Rock was a surreal sitcom that turned the genre on its head. High and low-brow comedy are treated as equals where punch-drunk punchlines often sail over the heads of even the most die-hard Feysians! To reinvent the 30-minute format, Fey also stole a page out of David Letterman's playbook - that is, disparaging jabs at its own TV network.

Cute Necono Digital Cat Camera Makes Everyone Smile

It's a cat, it's a camera, it's the Necono Digital Cat Camera from Superheadz! This cute yet fully functional photographer's friend will make your subjects smile without having to say “cheese”.

1984's Big Brother Meets 'Person Of Interest' Becomes Reality?

George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' written in 1949 appears to have entered the world's zeitgeist almost 30 years later than the author's prognostication. The satirical novel set in the fictional country of Oceania describes a dystopian society tyrannized by omnipresent government surveillance. Today, the TV Show 'Person of Interest' introduces a similar theme by replacing Orwell's 'Big Brother' with 'The Machine.' Is a world of paranoia within our midst?

Large Study Links Erectile Dysfunction To Heart Disease And Early Death

From Australian National University comes a longitudinal study of more than 95,000 men that links erectile dysfunction (ED) with heart disease.  Though previous studies have demonstrated the link between ED and cardiovascular disease (CVD), this is the first study to show how the severity of ED can indicate the extent of the risk - and that ED is not just a risk factor for heart disease, but a risk marker.