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BMW's Pure Metal Silver Paint Sure Is Grand... TEN Grand, To Be Exact

Pure Metal Silver may be just one of over 230 available hues on the BMW palette but in one respect it stands out from all the rest: priced at $10,000 it's the German automaker's most expensive exterior paint by far.

Mobile Gym: The Solution To Active New Year's Resolutions

I know you're trying to make the most of the holiday season, and not think about what masochistic vows you'll make when 2015 arrives. But if you start thinking about them now and start planning ahead, all of those delicious fatty goodies you consume until them will taste even better. So think about the healthy changes you'll be making, and find ways to make them as convenient as possible. There's a cool new business that can start you off in the right direction.

Chinese Villagers Pilfer Natural Gas Using Huge Bags. Oh, The Hunanity!

Got gas, will travel? Never mind the Beano, villagers from Binzhou in China's northeastern Shandong (not Hunan, sorry) province have come up with an innovative way to steal natural gas: inflate 6-meter (20-ft) long bags with the flammable fuel, then tow the blimp-like bags home. Evidently they've never heard of The Hindenburg.

8 Cheap And Clever Self Defense Tools To Keep Women Safe

Empower yourself with one or some of these girlie self defense products and redefine what it means to fight like a girl.

Lian-Li PC-Q26 ITX Case Holds 11 Hard Drives

Are you looking to build your own NAS? Be sure to check out this latest offering from Lian-Li, which pairs a whopping eleven hard drive bays with the firm's signature brushed aluminum construction and finish.

'Facebook At Work,' Anti-Tsū, Anti-LinkedIn, Anti-Google+

What’s a network to do? When you’ve grown to over 1.3 billion users, one would think you could relax and rest on your laurels, comforted in the fact that no other social network could possibly match your kind of success. But such is not the case with Mark Zuckerberg and the world’s largest social network.

10 Innovative Holiday Gift Ideas For Car-Loving Guys From Their Guy-Lovin' Gals

Guys who love cars are often the hardest people to buy gifts for – if it's car-related and they like it, they've probably already bought it for themselves. That's why our first annual Gal's Gift Guide For Car-Loving Guys is an indispensable holiday season resource, and since you're already seasonally stressed out we've whittled our gift suggestions down to a manageable top ten.

Naked Yoga YYC: Leaving Nothing Between You And Your Practice

Yoga is so trendy nowadays, studios almost need to gimmick to get people to set foot into their studio. After all, when they're a dime a dozen, the competition between similar businesses is steep. In order to differentiate themselves from the other studio across the block, some have started marketing themselves by their specialty. Apparently though, to really draw the attention of prospective yogis, studios have to follow in the footsteps of the latest controversial yoga business.

Puj Snug Makes Bath Time Safer

The Puj Snug is an ultra soft, bendable and adorable cover that fits snugly over the bath spout to help prevent bath time injuries.

The ZHIP Stand Is A Great Accessory For The Bored Gym-Goer

If you're anything like me, you get bored with cardio machines. And sometimes your gym may have its televisions set on something even more boring. In those cases, you whip out the smart phone and play something entertaining. The only problem is you don't have any place to put the phone, so you have to hold on to it...that is, unless you have a ZHIP Stand.

Want A Highly Portable Solar Lantern?

We have become so used to having light at the flip of a switch that it can be a little alarming to find that the power has gone out. It can even be a little challenging when we go camping and know that we are going to be dealing with darkness. With a Solar Air Lantern we can be prepared to light things up again in a different way with an array of LED lights and a reflector.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lumen’s Solar-Powered Dragonfly Necklace

The use of solar power in ornamental design is an emerging trend worthy of note. Introducing Lumen's Twinkling, LED Dragonfly Necklace. Read on for more on this glittering innovation.

Futuristic Electric Patrol Car Offers Officers a 360-Degree View

The Armored Spherical Cabin Electric Patrol Vehicle features a soccer-ball shaped cabin designed to provide its two-person crew maximum visibility in all directions.

The Raptor Is Like No Other Football (Because It's More Like A Plane)

There is no official record of the longest football (American football) throw. People point to NFL quarterbacks, like Vinny Testaverde, who've chucked the ball 80-90 yards, but has anyone thrown a football 100 yards? If they've thrown the Raptor Football, they have.

Chair Back Coat Hanger Keeps Jackets Close, Clean & Crease-Free

The Chair Back Coat Hanger from Japan's Konna Online Shop is the ultimate way to park your parka on the back of your chair. Why expose your coat to potential theft, transferred perfumes and/or somebody else's pet hair in an unsupervised communal closet when your jacket can rest securely on the back of your chair?

This Bizarre Concept Jeep From ZiL Just Might Be Russia's New Humvee

Russia might not be known for its innovative and appealing mass-market automobiles but be assured the nation's military rolls with the best of 'em. With that said, this bizarre “army car” concept from ZiL has got a decent shot at being the Russian army's next wheeled workhorse, and it could happen as early as 2015.

SOLS Software: Comfortable 3-D Soles Make Happy Souls

Orthotics, those shoe inserts that prevent foot pain, may not have been considered sexy in the past, but things can change and they do. Introducing SOLS software, the application that changes the way the world walks, one foot at at a time. Read on for more on this amazing innovation.

Cuddle Up To Me: Growing The Professional Spooning Industry

Remember Samantha Hess, one of the first entreprenurs to get involved in the revolutionary cuddling industry? She's also the one reinventing everything, by taking her startup out of the bedroom and moving it to a more professional environment.

The Denny Has All The Right Features For The Urban Commuter

It's an urban commuter's dream--a bicycle with all of those little perks that make commuting just a little easier. The Denny by Teague + and Sizemore incorporates features designed to eliminate commuting worries. It is "an everyday bike that removes the barriers to becoming an everyday rider."

China's Gigantic Toilet Waterfall Has Citizens Flushed With Pride

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you 10,000 recycled toilets, urinals and bathroom sinks, make a 300-ft long and 15-ft high Toilet Waterfall. Artists in Foshan, a city in southern China's Guangdong province, did just that in order to attract visitors to a ceramics trade show.