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Create Your Own Dinnertime Art Gallery

Meal time can be a constant battle between kids and parents, but Emily Green’s Imagination Mats have made the struggle a bit easier!


A Jacket Made to Sleep In -- Excubo

A jacket that provides an unique solution to sleep problems for travelers all across the globe.


Hunting for Eggs -11 Interesting Uses of Eggs in Advertising

When you think of Easter, amongst other things, many of us think of eggs. Perhaps some Cadbury chocolate eggs or the dyed, bright colored Easter eggs kids find in Easter egg hunts.

The following ads take a different look at eggs, and companies around the world use the incredible egg in advertising for a variety of products.


Peter Piper Picked A PickleSickle?

 

Yep. It's going to be the new tongue twister: "Peter Piper picked a peck of PickleSickle Pops." That would certainly tickle the co-founders of PickleSickle.com. They make the puckable PickleSickle Pop and market it primarily to schools, the very place such a tongue twister might thrive.

Sucking pickle pops may not sound like your thing, but pucker-up and read on...

 

Solar Powered Portable Media Player Hits the Market

eMotion has released a portable media player that is solar powered. The EM-SOL1GIG touts an impressive features list at first glance. However, upon further inspection, there are several key features lacking.

Need Nap, Will Travel: Providing Comfort For Your Littlest Adventurer

Whether at home after a long day of play, or on the road toward some fabulous vacation destination, babies need naps. And thanks to the PeaPod Travel Bed, shuteye just got a little bit easier.

Jero Bridges Cultural Divides as Japan's First Black Enka Singer

Jero, an African-American computer geek who found his voice singing karaoke, is parlaying his Japanese heritage into big bucks crooning "Enka" tunes to a legion of graying - and growing - fans.

Shoes That Light Up Each Step of the Way

Pioneer is a new shoe that promises to add magic and light to each and every walk after dark.

Holey Cat Climber! The Cat Climb Condo

Cat condos don't have to be boring anymore... not for you or your cat. After years of picking the best among the pole, plank, and carpet formats, I'm delighted to see that designers are stepping up to the climb for cats and their owners. The holey Cat Climb Condo will add flair to your decor and give your cat some fun!

Design Collaborative NEL Invites Us to Play (and Think)

Playful by nature and focused more on the conceptual side of design, Mexican design collaborative NEL's projects include both experimental endeavors as well as large scale projects. Running the gamut in terms of subject matter, I've chosen a few of my favorites for you to peruse below.

Art and Meat ...Together Again

Combining art with meat is definitely a different concept. I'd have to say that I've never seen anything like this before, but I like it. Nicolas Lampert is the artist and he has combined the love of art with the love of food and created Meatscapes. Read on for more of his work.

Leave The Board Behind: Scrabble Goes Online Under Another Name

The classic board game Scrabble has a new home online, though it's not an official one! Thousands of people are playing "Scrabulous" every day, even as its inventors face off against toy company giants.

Botox is Answer to Excess Salivation

Dr. Sam Daniel took a chance and injected Botox into the nerves controlling the salivary glands of the newborn infant. The effect? Read on.

8 Hot Diggity Dog Easter Bonnets + Two Funny Bunnies

Easter's a perfect time for your dog to show off her spring wardrobe, and there's nothing more captivating than an Easter Bonnet to top off that wardrobe. So whether she's going to an Easter parade or a holiday meet-up, the Easter bonnet's a must for any stroll on Sunday. Here are 8 absolutely adorable dog Easter bonnets I've found and 2 precious bunny outfits, in case your dog wants to go out incognito!


Windows Vista SP1 - What You Need To Know

Windows Vista has been out for over a year now. Microsoft is set to release service pack one for the newest member of the Windows family. Is Vista SP1 a compelling reason to upgrade to Vista? Or should you keep on waiting? All the details are inside.

New Rolleiflex MiniDigi AF5.0 Redefines a Camera Classic

The original Rolleiflex twin-lens 6x6 camera was a photographer's dream come true when it was first introduced in 1929, and Rollei still makes a similar camera today. Leave it to Japan's Komomura Corp., however, to pay tribute to the Rollei 6x6 by creating a 5 megapixel mini digital version that takes the concept of "retro cute" to a new level.

Introducing a Totally Hands Free Umbrella -- Nubrella

The Nubrella promises to be totally hands free and to never invert in the wind.


The Fitness Challenge equals The Biggest Loser, home version

Fitness is a big word in America these days. As our population swells, not just in numbers but also into double, triple and quadruple X sizes, more and more inventions hit the market to help the average citizen achieve their fitness goals, and one of the best inventions out there, patent pending, is The Fitness Challenge.

The Creepy Ad Campaign for Stella Espresso Coffee

This ad campaign from Stella Espresso Coffee shows coffee drinkers in Italy just how strong their coffee is and how much “bite” it really has.

Site Announcements - March 18, 2008

We have some happy news to share. We are adding three new writers to our writing team: