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Scientists Find Nicotine Addiction Gene

Researchers have pinpointed a gene that helps determine if an individual is at a risk for developing a nicotine addiction. Generally, when smoking a cigarette for the first time, people either experience a pleasant buzz or a nauseating cough.


Girls Get the Anime Look with Extra-Wide Contact Lenses

Anime girls are known for their big-eyed beauty; so much so that Japanese girls are now trying to snag anime-obsessed Otaku by wearing extra-wide tinted contact lenses.

Nissan's Gas Pedal Can Push Back

Having a heavy right foot isn't necessarily a bad thing as long as you can keep it at a reasonable speed. The real drawback is the increase in fuel consumption. Nissan decided it was time to help consumers reduce the amount of fuel wasted during "jackrabbit" starts between lights.

Wake N’ Bacon Alarm Clocks: When Ringing Won’t Do The Job

Are you one of those who simply can’t get up in the morning? Maybe all you need is a little incentive, like the smell of bacon wafting through your bedroom? Read on, but watch your cholesterol.

Weekend SpotLight: Animal Oddities

Animals are forever capturing our attention with the silly things they do. Some don't even have to do anything, they just look funny. Check out some inventions for animals and articles about animals from our archives and from other great sites on the web.

Create A Colour Filter For Your Camera

Looking to add some more flair to your MySpace or Facebook profile picture? Then try out this DIY project that will you have you uploading a new photograph with just a few snips and clicks.

Drink Black Tea to Reduce Risk of Parkinson's Disease

A new study conducted by researchers has shown that drinking one cup of black tea a day may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease.

OnStar Could Save You Money...Or Cost You

OnStar has provided some amazing services over the past the few years. From locating a vehicle that has been stolen and slowing it down to, simply unlocking a door if you lock yourself out, many people have used General Motor's life saving technology. Now, OnStar can be used to track the mileage of your vehicle and possibly save you some money.

Ancient Chinese Puzzle Brings New Characters To Your Walls

Tangram puzzles are still made and still played all over the world. But designer Daniele Lago has put together some elegant geometric shapes that you can play with on your walls, making real characters out of the components, and some extra storage room for books, cd's, office files, and curios.

High Levels of Testosterone May Spread Disease

Biologists at Penn State University have discovered that high levels of testosterone may be a factor in spreading disease among mice.

How To Make A Paperback Book

If you’re an aspiring novelist then this DIY is perfect for you as its all about how to bind a story together in a professional way.

Possible Cause of Endometriosis Identified

Endometriosis is a common medical problem in women and is characterized by tissue similar to the lining of the uterus also being found elsewhere in the body, most often in the abdominal cavity.

Interactive Ads For The Zoo Unleash Your Wild Side

A series of fun and interactive ads encourage people around San Francisco to unleash their wild sides.

The Olympics In Detroit: Technology Helps Athletes Stay In Medal-Winning Shape

Doctors in Detroit are taking a close look at the Olympic women's soccer team... but not for the same reason sports fans are watching.

A Watch that Can Find Missing Persons

Call off the search party. Here is a device that can find those who are lost immediately. The Keruve GPS tracking device is a watch that can be worn by anyone, but was really designed for the purpose of...

Kotobukiya’s LightSaber Chopsticks: A Sight For Sore Jedis

At the recent Star Wars Celebration Japan, a huge event marking the 30th anniversary of the Japanese Star Wars premiere, a Japanese manufacturer unveiled the coolest chopsticks ever created. Read on and learn all about these utensils with seemingly magical powers!

New Uniform Designs Lack Nostalgic Look And Feel

Bringing back old logos may be a great thing to hear when you're a hockey fan, but don't be surprised if some new jerseys don't look anything like their nostalgic predecessors.

Singing In The Shower Just Got Easier

Sure it may look like a really cheap toy, but this unique shower radio does exactly what its suppose to do: play music you can sing along to.

Hair a Renewable Resource Makes Oil Cleaning Mat

As we have learned in the, past human hair can be recycled and used to make many creative things such as art and even clothes, but did you know it could also be used to clean up oil spills? It's true.

Dave’s Adjustable Hot Sauce: Palettes Afire

Sauce hot enough to knock your pants off has finally arrived. You have been waiting a long time, we know, for the ability to adjust the hot sauce for your french fries, chili, or whatever. Read on and stand back, but not necessarily in that order.