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Watch that Bike or Bike that Watch?

If you don't know by now, just about anything can be recycled and reused and turned into something amazing. Take this miniature bike for example, designed Brazilian Jose Geraldo Reis Pfau, an advertising professional. The bike's parts come from watch parts.

The History of Dad's Favourite Father's Day Gifts

Most of us have relied on the old standards for Father's Day Gifts. Whose dad doesn't have a Father's Day tie, wallet or pair of socks? Let's take a look at the invention stories of these favourite Father's Day Gifts:

Bow WOW! Part 3: Round Hound® Biker Dog Carrier

Have biker dog will travel. But where does biker dog sit his excited little body when he rides? He wants to be safe, but a biker dog wants some action too. Not to mention style.

 


Breaking The Oil Addiction: Oil And Water Do Mix In India

India, like the U.S., is trying to escape its dependence on imported oil. While everyone save the American government is talking about power sources like hydrogen and ethanol to get cars moving, one Indian inventor is looking for a much simpler solution.

DVR-BP Camcorder Pen Records Audio & Video, Even Writes!

The DVR-BP sound & video camcorder pen is Digital Cowboy's newest spy-cam, and 007 never had it so good. The nifty, lightweight camcorder will even write if you suddenly feel the need to go all old-school.

Opel Agila Car Shoes: They Do Exist

Designed by Luca Stappers the shoes are a part of Opel's promotional campaign for the new Agila minicar.

Bow WOW! Part 2: Zoomer's Helmet For Biker Dogs

First, I'll tell you who Zoomer is. He's the faun-colored biker dog dachshund showing off the helmut he helped design so he could bike with his owners. Nice Zoomer Gear Helmut. Wait 'til you see the bike!

Man + Animal = "Manimals" = Eerie Portraits

Artist Daniel Lee draws on the Chinese Zodiac to manipulate these images through the computer. His series, titled "Manimals", exhibits portraits showing the animal signs of these people.

Shampoo Time Gets Painless

Lil Rinser makes bathtime bearable for both parent and child!

A Reverse Alarm You Won't Be Able to Miss

Pretty much every driver has had at least 1 near miss when it comes to backing out of somewhere. Sometimes it's a carelss pedestrian or a child on a bicycle, either way such situations are dangerous. Our Lady of the Trunk aims to help reduce the number of such occurrences.

Just Wasted Space? Ads Too Subtle to Sell

The first quarter of this year saw a slew of new ads promoting all sorts of products. The problem? Sometimes it's hard to tell by the image what product is being promoted. The challenge? Identifying the product without --and sometimes even with -- the corresponding copy.

Fi-Hi Musical Bags: Hi Fashion and Great Music

These trendy bags hook up to iPods, cellphones, MP3/CD players, handheld games or multimedia devices with a 3.5mm stereo mini jack.

Dell’s New Environmentally Friendly PC

Dell has gone a step further this year and created a green computer unlike any other Dell has ever had.

This year at the Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference, Dell CEO Michael Dell introduced Dell's new green PC. The new green PC is a bamboo-coated computer filled with recycled materials (ex. recycled plastics such as: milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles). The Bamboo-computer uses 70% less energy than the average computer and is 81 percent smaller than the standard desktop. The size makes it easier, less costly and more eco-friendly to ship.

Bow WOW! The Latest Biker Dog Fashion

In spring, a young dog's fancy turns to all the new scents in the air. A dog's absolutely favorite way to experience the natural scent of skunk and horse dung is to travel astride his owner through the countryside on a bike. A speedy bike like a Harley®, for example, makes a friction of the wind like nothing else he could experience. A motor scooter will do, or just a plain old pedal bike, if it comes to that. But before getting on board, your biker dog must be able to make just the right fashion statement.

Cosmetics for the Dead make the Late Look Great

Kotoko Sato used to do the make-up for actors who had to look injured or dead in their scenes. Upon viewing some of her work, her father asked, "If you can make people look like they are dead, could you also make the deceased look alive?"

The Performance Water Cycle

Summer is fast approaching, which means less clothes and more fun in the sun. It also means water-sports will be on the rise. This summer, instead of the same old H2O based gadgets, give the new Performance Water Cycle a try.

Swarovski and Philips Create ‘Favourite’ Light Bag

The front of the leather bag features a large piece of crystal mesh able to hold a flexible Lumalive background that can be used to display personalized luminous messages or patterns that are programmed by the user.

You Know What You Can Do With That Tongue? Make Some Art With It!

The tongue is made up of many groups of muscles. I can think of so many things to do with my mine, but artist Ani K uses his tongue to paint pictures.

Vegete - A Fruit Juice, Vegetable Drink and Alcoholic Beverage in One!

Vegete is a canned concoction from Japan containing fruit juice, vegetable juice and 4% alcohol. Think of it as a V8 with a lot more horsepower - and a high coefficient of gag!

Gas Filled Cold Weather Clothing Wins Awards

Nate Alder, a 25 year old BYU student, stumbled on a million dollar idea while deep sea diving. With the help of some friends, and fellow students, he took it from an idea to an award winning prototype. Now he is ready to sell, and, he hopes, change the way we keep warm.