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New Robots May Soon Have Your Face and Your Expressions

With a name like "WD-2," this robot may sound like a robot's robot: all gears and metal. But WD-2 is actually a "face robot"-with a face that is realistically human-looking. read more »

Art of the Yakuza: Japan's Tattooed Men & Women

Japanese gangsters, or "Yakuza", display colorful tattoos as part of a longstanding underworld tradition. Their wives, mistresses and girlfriends often sport similar body art, often intricately detailed and breathtakingly beautiful.

Humans May Receive Organ Transplants from Pigs














Well-known scientist Robert Winston from the UK is setting up a lab to breed pigs with special organs that could one day be transplanted into humans who would otherwise die. The first genetically modified pigs could be bred in two years, and the first pig-human transplant might occur in the next decade. read more »

World's Most Freaky Door Handle

What would you do if you walked up to a door and you saw a hand reaching out to you like this one?

Where Rich Cats Poop

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More and more cats are staying home and pooping indoors these days. But, what do you do with the litter box, especially if Kitty can't have a room of her own? Well, maybe these designer litter boxes will give you some ideas... It's always nice to see where rich cats are pooping.

Lifesaver Can Make Soiled Water Drinkable

If you thought drinking toilet water was just for the dogs, think again. A new $300 water bottle now allows you to join in and share toilet water with your dog or anyone else you wish to share it with. Think I'm kidding? Then you probably haven't heard about the Lifesaver bottle. read more »

Hydrogen Bike Better Than Electric?

Another great bike has recently made its appearance this year. In Shanghai at the 9th China International Exhibition on Gas Technology, Equipment and Applications the hydrogen prototype bike was introduced. read more »

When A Mini Is a Giant - Brilliant Advertising of the Mini Cooper

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Mini Cooper not only has really creative advertising...they have creative ways of displaying them and always find creative places to put them.

Korea Brings New Meaning to “Fast” Food

Cell phones aren't just for talking, texting, and taking pictures - now they can be used to get a quick bite to eat during that next lunch rush. read more »

Japanese H-Bomb Survivor Finally Speaks Out

Nope, that's not a typo - "H" bomb is correct. Matashichi Oishi was a crewman on the Japanese fishing vessel Lucky Dragon No. 5 on March 1, 1954, when the American "Castle Bravo" hydrogen bomb test went terribly wrong. Now, he's finally telling his story.
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Cheap Ocean Energy Converter to be Used in Several Countries

An amateur engineer from Texas has developed a way to capture the energy from ocean waves in an inexpensive, simple way. His company's devices are planned for use in the future in several countries to cheaply generate electricity. read more »

Meowlingual Cat Translation Device is Purr Insanity

One might think cats don't need to communicate much with their human "owners", but the folks at Japan's Takara Tomy beg to disagree. That's why they've introduced the Meowlingual Cat Translation Device, which follows on the success of the Bowlingual Dog Translator. No, I'm NOT making this up...
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Stop Your Boozing - 7 Ingenious Don't Drive Drunk Ads










Here are some of the most imaginative ways to market the dangers of alcohol, alcohol awareness and drunk driving awareness: read more »

Experiments with Flying Cars

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When most people think of flying cars, they think of the Jetsons TV show, and speculate that, maybe one day in the far-off future, people may drive flying cars. You might be surprised to know that flying cars have been in development since the 1930s--even before the Jetsons. read more »

Internet Radio Gets an Artistic Upgrade









Looking for an internet radio with a little umph?  A little pazazz?  A little somethin somethin?  Look no further than  This little gem is easily the most exciting and engaging internet radio out there, and you'll not only find what you want, but possibly find something you never knew you wanted.  read more »

Entrepreneur Creates "Kinko's For Inventors!"

Most inventors dream of licensing their inventions to big companies and then sitting back and collecting their royalties. But for entrepreneurial inventors, the invention or idea is but a part of a large business plan. Maybe Jim Newton, founder of Tech Shop, didn't have a grand business plan when he started his own dream shop just a year ago, but he sure does now!

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In Shanghai, People to Pay for A Few Minutes of Quiet

You can't buy love or happiness, but according to one inventor, it is pretty darn easy to buy silence. read more »

9 Amazing Movie Promos That Are Actually Worth Your Attention

Some great new and old movies have come up with very creative advertising and marketing tools...some of my favorites include: read more »

Never Wash Dishes Again! New Technology Can Simply Melt Them and Create New Ones

What if you didn't have to worry about cleaning your dishes? Or finding storage space to put them away? What if you could make your dishes on demand when you needed them (like a party) and then recycled them at home when you were done? An innovative prototype called the DishMaker may make this a possibility in the future. read more »

15 Absolutely Brilliant Billboard Ads ...Really

Some of the following are great examples of outdoor advertising, specifically billboards, at their best. read more »