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Russia’s Innovative Hydrogen-Powered Mobile Phone and Laptop Charger

Get a charge out of one of the most interesting innovations in power engineering. It comes straight from Russia and involves the use of hydrogen as a power supply for a cell-phone and laptop charger. Read on for details.

Moon Mined for Earth’s Alternative Fuel?

In 2008, solar power seems to be the hot topic for alternative fuel use. Solar powered products are already coming down in price so that the average consumer can take it home and use it, but now scientist are turning to the moon as well as the sun for power. Could the moon fuel our future?

Cervarix Vaccine Comes to Russia: Human Papillomavirus Beware!

Now the famous vaccine known to fight certain types of HPV that cause cervical cancer, is registered in Russia. Read all about Cervarix and its effectiveness against the human papillomavirus.

The Top Ten Strange and Unusual Japanese Chewing Gums



Chews your poison...

Some of the Ten Strange and Unusual Japanese Chewing Gums listed here are actually quite good! As for the others... let's just say that Japanese chewing gum companies produce some VERY strange and unusual types of chewing gum. How strange? Let's find out by getting down to the good, the bad and the sticky! read more »

Even More Power for the 2012 Veyron

When it comes to extreme driving, it is hard to top the driver's seat of the Bugatti Veyron. But just in case you are one of the rare few who do want even more power, Bugatti may be developing an even more powerful version of the Veyron to keep you occupied.

Russians Create New Rehabilitation Device: Hope For Faster Recovery From Stroke

Russian scientists have created a new device that will allow patients who have lost the ability to walk due to stroke or head injury to recover at a faster rate. Read on for the hopeful details.

Georgian Websites Attacked by Russian Hackers

Despite an ordered halt to hostilities by the President of Russia, attacks on Georgian websites by Russian hackers remain unabated. Will it ever end? Read on for the sad prognosis.

Hair and Feathers: Do They Share The Same Roots?

Are hair and feathers related? How did they first appear and why are Russian scientists so curious about answering this question? Read on whether or not you like caps and no matter who your hairdresser may be.

Scent of Skin Cancer Discovered

According to researchers at the Monell Center in Philadelphia, PA, basal cell carcinoma can be identified through odors from the skin.

Bubble Gum Meets Bubble Bath

Bathing just got a whole lot sweeter, thanks to chewing gum scented bath and body salts! Enjoy the aroma of Japan's favorite chewing gums in six classic flavors including coffee, pickled plum and blueberry.

Gold Stained Glass Windows Purify the Air

Scientists have discoverd that, in medieval churches, stained glass windows painted with gold purify the air when heated by the sun. The researchers hope that this discovery could also be used for modern technologies, since the chemical reaction involved is very energy-efficient.

Is DogPause® The Answer To Some Dog Eating Disorders?

"Wolfing down food" is instinctive to wolves because if they don't eat their prey fast, another animal will. Unfortunately for many domestic dogs, they've inherited that instinct from wolves and wild dogs, but because of the domestic dog's more delicate digestive system, wolfing it down (or "wooffing it down") might end up as dog bulimia.

Retro Wooden Mobile Phone: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Where has all the wood gone in this cold modern age of steel? When you see a tree, do you secretly yearn for closer contact? Read on then, if you dare.

Chews Your Underwear with Xylish Chewing Gum

In what can only be described as a "brief" promotion, the makers of Japan's popular Xylish chewing gum are giving away 10,000 pairs of wild & wacky underwear.

New Study Shows Diabetes May Be Transmitted From Parents to Children

A new study shows that inheritance may be the cause for the rise in diabetes in the U.S.

No Need To Chop Down the Cherry Tree...Turn It Into Tree Art

Have an unsightly old tree in your backyard? Make a carving out of it! Artist Bruce Hebert creates cool carvings out of trees.

Robots Controlled By Brain Power: Science Fiction or Russian Reality?

More and more, technological innovation has seeped into our past illusions of reality, making the science fiction of yesteryear naïve and passé. Learn more about today’s cybernauts and what they are up to (in your brain) these days.

Next Mazda Rotary to be Hydrogen Powered

Mazda has played a huge role in making the Rotary engine as popular as it is today. Beginning with the RX-7 and evolving into the RX-8, it has made quite an impression on most of the people who experience its potential. Now, Mazda is moving the rotary into the alternative fuels category, which should only increase the already growing fan base.

Update: The N+EW Now Comes With Lights and More

Chilean graphic designer, Rodrigo Alonso Schramm has done it again and again.

The Science Behind a Good Hair Day

Scientists are looking at human hair on the microscopic level to try to determine the differences between frizzy and silky hair. They hope their research could lead to better shampoos and conditioners, and give people more "good hair days."