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Warm Fleece Cthulhu Hoodie: Wild, Innovative and Creepy

From the brilliant mind of H.P. Lovecraft comes the evil deity known as Cthulhu (Khul-hoo), a creature who is part man, part dragon and part octopus. Meet the warm but very cool hand-made fleece hoodie created in this monster's image that may well scare your neighbors and all who dare to cross your geeky yet fashionable path.

Hello Kitty High-Tech Heated Toilet Seat Will Warm Your Heart

Hello Kitty fans and collectors who think they have it all can add one more item to their bucket list: a high-tech, full-featured, officially licensed Hello Kitty toilet seat that's guaranteed to warm your heart... and some other places too.

Hangzhou Police Roll Out "Saber-Toothed Tiger" Anti-Riot Vehicle

Police in Hangzhou, China are getting tough – Ford Tough – when it comes to defusing riots. Dubbed the “Saber-Toothed Tiger”, the heavily modified and armored Ford F-550 Super Duty truck is ready to put the bite on fomenters of urban unrest.

Meal-In-A-Pill Tricks Body into Losing Weight: Salk Scientists Develop ‘Imaginary Meal’ Diet Pill

Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies in San Diego, California, have just invented a new kind of diet pill unlike any other on the market.It’s an ‘imaginary meal’ diet pill that actually tricks the body into losing weight. The drug, called fexaramine, fools the body into thinking it has actually consumed calories, causing it to burn fat.

Inno3D Tops GeForce GTX 980, 970 Graphics Cards With Quad-Fan Cooler

Nvidia's Maxwell architecture runs relatively cool, but that didn't stop Inno3D. Its iChill GeForce GTX 980 and 970 Ultra cards vaunt a massive triple-slot cooler with four fans. If nothing else, these things should run relatively cool despite their healthy factory overclocks.

Plastic Fantastic! The 2014 SPE Innovation Award Winners

For 44 years the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE for short) has recognized manufacturers for the Year's Most Innovative Use of Plastics via the annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. Let's take a closer look at the category and Grand Award winners for 2014.

Smart PJs Will Read Bedtime Stories To Your Kids

Smart PJs are interactive pajamas for kids with QR codes printed onto the fabric in the form of 47 cleverly designed patterns of dots. Kids, parents, or any adult wanting to snuggle up for a bedtime story can unlock one of 90 children’s stories.

Flashback Clothing Defeats Paparazzi At Their Own Game

Smile, for you are not on Candid Camera. This is especially true if you are sporting the Flashback line of clothing which is made from a material whose sole purpose is to reflect light. Read on to learn more about this innovative way to foil paparazzi by ruining their photographs.


Want To Try Something New And Exotic? How About Crocodile Ice Cream?

Did you ever think that you would hear about anything as strange as Crocodile Ice Cream? Okay, maybe in a cartoon, but this is a real thing. It the signature food featured at a sweet shop in the Philippines and comes in three tasty flavors popular in Asia -- durian, pandan, and dragon fruit. Americans being as squeamish as most of us are over unusual food, this sounds a bit stomach churning.

Fujitsu Labs' Smart Ring Interprets Your Air Writing

Head-mounted devices like Google Glass may be convenient for some things, but writing stuff down – let alone maneuvering basic UI elements like dialog boxes – isn't one of them. Luckily, Fujitsu are developing a wireless ring that recognizes characters you trace in midair. It's accurate, too... or so the firm claims.

Want Dolls To Look More Realistic To Girls? Check Out The Tree Change Dolls!

One of the problems that has been facing women for years is the unrealistic images we have been faced with all around us. It ties into the poor self-image that many of us have because we don't measure up to the impossible. One woman in Tasmania has taken to adopting old dolls (mostly Bratz dolls) and giving them what she calls a "make under" so that they look more like real girls. She is taking the world by storm.

2016 Ram Laramie Limited Keeps On Truckin' With Bold New Badging

The Ram full-size pickup truck from FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is coming off its best annual sales in a decade so you might have noticed more of these boldly styled trucks on the road. Just in case you haven't, the upcoming 2016 Ram Laramie Limited boasts badging that's simply impossible to ignore.

Want To Make Sure You Get Married? Marry Yourself

The people who are still arguing over the right for gay people to marry one another are living in the past. The recent news out of Houston about single woman Yasmin Eleby married herself in a big wedding. There seems to be a growing trend of women choosing to marry themselves rather than continue torturing themselves in the search for Mr. Right. Of course this isn't at all legal, but these women are making a rather firm statement about the modern state of relationships.

Want Performance Results? Step Up Your Training With The BSX Insight

There's a saying that I absolutely love: "Work smarter, not harder." I love it as it applies to nearly everything, especially training for sports and physical performance. The BSX Insight is a "work smarter" product. This wearable device gives you a glimpse inside your muscle, measuring your lactate threshold, so that you absolutely know how much effort you're giving in a training session.

Custom Cameo Corsets: Creepy Works of Art

Dallas-based fashion and accesories designer, Louise Black, marches to the beat of her very own drum. Her beautiful designs are edgy, unique and a bit creepy too. Read on for more on this amazing artist and her unusual work.

Want Police To Catch More Texting Drivers? Now They Can

One of the greatest dangers we face on the road today is texting drivers. We live in a culture that has convinced us that we not only can multi-task, but that we must. This lulls us into the belief that we can really do two things at once no matter what it is. Technology is coming up with a device similar to a radar gun that will allow police to detect people texting while on the move.


World's Fastest Hotel Looks A Lot Like Vagrant Life

We've seen hotels all around the world that provide a unique, sometimes terrifying environment for patrons to rest their weary heads. Let's be honest, sometimes we've just go to wonder why anyone would willingly pay money to stay in some of these establishments (for a whole variety of reasons), but the latest tops that list.

Get Your Cosmetic Drink On At The Lip Bar

The twenty-something woman loves to things: Getting drinks with her girls and makeup. What happens when those two meet? Introducing the Lip Bar, where cosmetics are sold like cocktails and lipsticks are named after our favorite alcoholic beverages. Yum!

The Adidas miCoach Smart Ball Is A Soccer Ball And A Coach

Smart technology is being integrated into just about every aspect of our lives and sport is seeing some great products come of it. The Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is one of those products. It employs a sensor package to coach you through dead-ball kick training.

Want To Know What The Color Of Your Snot Means? Here Are A Few Clues

We tend to be a bit obsessed with our noses. It is hard not to be when they are right there in front of us all the time. When they aren't working right, nothing seems to work right. Whether we want to or not we tend to check the tissue after we've blown -- possibly to see if any brain matter came out with a really hard blow. Okay, that really isn't possible, but the color of what you see could be telling you something.