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Cloths Absorb Mercury from Broken Fluorescent Bulbs

Researchers at Brown University have been creating prototypes of mercury-absorbent cloths and packaging that would make it much easier and safer to clean up broken fluorescent bulbs.

Good Combination : Rearview Mirror and Navigation Screen?

Bigger isn't always better, which is why as the rest of the world is fighting over who has the largest in dash LCD screen, a trio of companies decided to go smaller. Magna has teamed up with a Swiss firm called U-Blox and Paragon out of Germany to make one of (if not the) the smallest GPS system available.

Is Your Pet Camera Shy? Maybe He Needs Leba III

If I had my dog's teeth, I would definitely not want to smile for a camera or anything else. No, I'm not suggesting he needs braces, although there is such a thing as pet orthodontics. But he does have a lot of tartar, a big problem for dogs and cats and, as they get older, the tartar gets worse... and so does their breath!

Pill May Cure Alcoholism

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System have reported that a drug can lead to a reduction in heavy drinking.

Satellite Dish a Sight for Sore Eyes? Sqish it!

Is your satellite dish an eyesore? Let's face it, they ALL are, and due to their nature they have to be mounted in high visibility areas with clear sightlines. The solution? Sqish your dish!

Scorpion Sportscar to Burn Gasoline and Hydrogen

Adding Hydrogen to an internal combustion engine is no new idea, gearheads have been tinkering the garage with it for years. Ronn Motor Company out of Texas hopes to be the first to put that into use in a production car that still offers a respectable performance edge.

8 Ugly Watches That Might Tell The Time

Why wear a watch that's too ugly for your wrist? Some companies and manufacturers either don't seem to care or don't know a hideous object when they see one.

New Cell Phone Jammers: To Jam or Not To Jam

Take a look at the new new cell phone jammer and decide how you would use it!


$300 Million to Inventor of More Efficient Car-Battery

In an effort to help Americans be less dependant on foreign oil John McCain has made a $300 million proposal. He announced his proposal recently at an event at the student union at California State University in Fresno. This $300 million proposal is to be rewarded to the inventor of a more efficient car-battery to power hybrid and electric vehicles.

Aspid Roadster Combines Luxury and Performance

The British Roadster is a classic design that will most likely never be completely removed from new designers' bag-o-tricks. IFR Automotive knew this and with a little extra effort, they designed a vehicle that could easily be remembered alongside names like Caterham and MG.

Migraines Possibly Cured By Removing Muscle in Forehead

A clinic in Britain is offering a cure for migraine sufferers by removing a muscle in the forehead that triggers pain, nausea and dizziness.

The Slimbus : Maximum Capacity using Minimal Space

Busses play a huge role in helping to reduce the number of cars in cities. They do however have some drawbacks. They are large and sometimes expensive to operate and due road configuration they can only be a certain length before special modifications need to be made. A new design called the Slimbus may solve many of these issues.

Frequency Blocking Bag Disables Cell Phones

A new product that caught my eye in the realm of spy technology is one that you'll think is mighty important if you too are among the millions that own a cell phone.

Big Head Drink Coasters: What’s The Big Idea?

This new product from J-Me Original Design destined for the kitchens and dining rooms of big drinkers with big heads and even bigger ideas everywhere.

Noah High Performance Personal Vehicle

For some reason, we as a race are always trying to outdo ourselves. Many times it ends with an impromptu trip to the hospital. But it will never stop being fun, which is my guess for why the Noah High Performance Personal Vehicle was created.

The Music Revolution That's Finally "Free"

Famous musicians are proclaiming that selling an album with no retail price is hurting the music industry But the infamous marketing strategy might just be an advancement in music and technology.

USB Necktie 2, New & Improved Neckwear for Summer 2008

Last year's USB Necktie was a clever concept that somehow lost it's cool - ironic for a product that was designed to cool. A geek brainstorm at Japan's Thanko Rare Mono Shop has resulted in the USB Necktie Cooler 2... better as a cooler but is it cooler too?

Real Racing from Your Own Living Room

Each time a gaming platform comes out, the graphics get better. The most recent (XBOX360 and PS3) almost make you feel like you are in the game. So what does that leave for the next generation of gaming? How about racing right alongside you favorite driver?

Chrysler Brings In-Car Internet to the Lots

It's been known for a while that Chrysler has been developing a in-car WiFi system for the 2009 model year. However, the name and specs have been eluding us. Yesterday, Chrysler put out a press release offering some insight into the new system.

When The Saddle Fits... It's "Revolutionary!"

Spark, a Dutch design and innovation company, has created what it calls a "revolutionary" horse saddle. Why revolutionary? The saddle, called Unite, can actually be fitted by the rider to the contours of the horse's back! So if the saddle fits....