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Rock Band 2: Announced and Details Released

Despite having been announced only a little over a week ago, details on the upcoming sequel to Rock Band, Rock Band 2, have been released in the most recent edition of Game Informer. Harmonix, the developer of Guitar Hero, Guitar Hero 2, Rock Band, and now Rock Band 2, released details about several songs packaged with the game, the two drum sets that you can purchase for the game (yes, TWO different drum sets), and several other BIG announcements!

Obama To Make Left-Turns All Day?

Instead of designing a signature shoe or his very own hockey goalie pads, Barrack Obama might be making left-turns around the competition.


The Almost Complete Guide to Voice Changers

Voice changers offer anonymity for whatever reason you choose to use them for.

Starbucks Japan Grows While American Stores Close

Starbucks is closing over 600 stores in the USA alone this year as the coffee giant goes through a painful contraction, yet its Japanese subsidiary continues to grow while posting very tasty sales numbers. Is Starbucks Japan doing something different, or are they destined to echo the mother company's boom and bust?

Countdown To Beijing: Water Polo

Water polo may seem like a boring water sport, but it's actually an interesting Olympic event any sports fan can dive into.

Another Oversized Motorcycle, but this One is Road Ready

For some people, the bigger something is, the better it is. Clemens F. Leonhardt is one of those people and he just recently finished building what he calls "the worlds biggest motorcycle."

SIDS May Be Linked To Serotonin Levels

New research has shown that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) may be caused by an imbalance in serotonin.

Shopping Robots Crawl the Mall So You Don't Have To

Imagine having your very own shopping robot who crawls the mall while you relax at home? Even better, you remotely control your robot shopper's movements and see through its electric “eyes”. You can also stop imagining... robo-shopper is (almost) here!

Weekend Reading: We All Scream For Ice Cream

With the hot summer months here, ice cream is more popular than ever. So while you're sitting in your cool air conditioning (or not), check out some interesting reading from our archives about the latest ice cream innovations and inventions.

Beer Buddy from Asahi: It Can’t Drive You Home

Asahi is the name of the new beer buddy robot gadget from Japan. He can be your own private beer pouring, beer-storing pal if you cough up 36 seals found on special bottles of the beer by Asahi. Read on if you need some new drinking buddies.

Countdown To Beijing: Indoor Volleyball

Despite being overshadowed by its popular variation, Beach Volleyball, the indoor sport has always attracted thousands of fans and created careers for students across the world.

New Laser Can Target Single Cells in Surgery

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a "microscalpel" that targets individual cells while preserving other cells around the target area.

Gargoyle Lighting And Furniture Design: 10 To Keep Evil Away

When it comes to chasing evil spirits away from your home, there's nothing like a gargoyle. People think of gargoyles and dragons going with Medieval or Gothic design, but a gargoyle doesn't need to match anything else in your home, not in color or design. A gargoyle just has a place, in its own right, because it has a job to do; it's your security system.

The Tennis Invention That's Causing A Racquet

Sweaty palms got you down? One company has devised a plan to keeping your hands cool and your tennis game hotter than ever.

Nanotubes Fill Key Role in Artificial Photosynthesis

Carbon nanotubes may be the key in overcoming a challenging roadblock for scientists trying to create artificial photosynthesis.

Japan's Asbestos Cancer Time Bomb Defused Using New Technology

Japan's asbestos cancer “time bomb” ticks louder day by day as the nation's average population gets older and decades-long incubation periods for asbestos cancer and other diseases caused by asbestos exposure end. Now, several new technologies developed in Japan may make cleaning up the asbestos mess not only easier, but safer as well. Hmm, does WALL-E know about this?

Modern Barbie Gets Kinky

There are some deviant minds in the product development and marketing suites at Mattel’s Barbie™ division.

Beijing’s Olympics In Your Hands: The Video Game

"Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games" brings the video game icons together. Take a look at the video game version, and the real deal in Beijing.

Safety Equipment for Skateboarding Becomes Cool

To help skaters stop getting more scars than they want, one designer has created a piece of safety equipment that doesn't look embarassing.

One Handy Dandy Spoon Scale: To Measure Properly and…Secretly!

Whether you love to cook and measure ingredients or prefer the darkness of street corners and the seamier ingredients in life, this spoon scale can make a your life easier. Read on for the details, measure for measure.