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Prepaid road tolls via cell phone makes life more convenient for Korean residents. read more »
What is it going to take to get you to the gym this year? A New Year's Resolution? Gaining 10 pounds? What about advertising? read more »
In the busy, bustling city of Beijing, not even the water can be trusted. read more »
"But, the reports of our pot-smoking are greatly exaggerated," protested the mad cows when the cops came to arrest them.
The cops from the sheriff's office just eyed the cows with suspicion. "Round'em up," said the deputy to his men. Then, he told the cows,"You're being charged with misdemeanor possession and use of an illegal substance," and he read them their rights. read more »
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 »
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 »
What would you do if you walked up to a door and you saw a hand reaching out to you like this one?
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 »
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 »
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 »
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. read more »
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 »
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... read more »
Here are some of the most imaginative ways to market the dangers of alcohol, alcohol awareness and drunk driving awareness: read more »
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 »
Looking for an internet radio with a little umph? A little pazazz? A little somethin somethin? Look no further than Musicovery.com. 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 »
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!
Read about what Jim Newton has created and about how he approaches his inventions... read more »