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Kit Kat Apple Pie & Carrot: A Neat Easter Treat That's Not Just For Bunnies

Japanese Kit Kats are famous – or infamous – for flavors ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. We'll have to slot the brand new, limited edition, Easter-themed Apple Pie & Carrot flavor firmly in the latter category even though it was the top entry in a public poll. Can you imagine what flavors didn't make the cut?

Fujitsu's Lifebook GH77/T Is Half Tablet, Half Desktop PC

While its 15.6" touchscreen makes it large for a tablet, Fujitsu's latest Lifebook uses its matching oversized dock, plus some top-secret wireless technology, to attain desktop-class performance. Too bad about the battery life, though.

Want To Have Plates That Really Rock? Lava Should Do It

Two designers, Caterina Moretti and Ana Saldana, at the design firm Peca in Guadalajara, Mexico, have come up with LAVA, a set of plates hand carved from volcanic rock. While the style has a decidedly contemporary look, they are meant to harken back to ancient times when making items from cooled lava was just a part of life. Back then the results of a lava flow were used for everything from simple utensils and dishes, to the heads for arrows and spears.

Luma Comfort Offers Stylish Humidifier That Is Whisper Quiet

The whisper quiet Luma Comfort HC12B Cool Mist Humidifier offers stylish climate control for your home or office at an affordable price. Combating dry skin and improving sinus and respiratory conditions just got easier with this aesthetically pleasing humidifier that gets the job done.

Raytheon Engineers Reveal how Technology Will Detect Alien Spaceships

Two engineers have discovered a unique method in detecting alien spaceships traveling at near light speeds. Sure, interstellar travel may be something out of a sci-fi movie or a book, but Ulvi Yurtsever and Steven Wilkinson at the defense contractor Raytheon in El Segundo, California, indicate that spotting alien ships is easier that we think, thanks to technology of course.

Want To Zombie-Proof Your Home? Here's How

To some people out there the zombie apocalypse is imminent. Others are skeptical but cautious about denying it. To help out all of these people the website ForRent.com recently posted a graphic on their site to give apartment dwellers a quick reference on how to handle such an invasion. This information is also suitable for homeowners.

The Davek Alert Umbrella: Innovative Help for The Wet and Forgetful

Losing an umbrella is a fact of life that all of us have experenced at one time or another in our busy lives. Read on for more about how you can make sure you never leave another umbrella behind again!

New Philips Monitor Balances Dual 19” Screens On One Stand

Ever wanted a dual-screen setup for your workstation, but were put off by the potential of a thick gap between the displays? Well, Philips' Brilliance 19DP6QJNS/27 not only shrinks that gap to just 7mm, but also mounts both displays on a single stand, saving you space on your desk.

Super Undies Will Turn Kids Into Potty Training Super Heroes

Potty training is a rite of passage every parent and child go through. The process can range from what nightmares are made of to a surprisingly easy transition from diapers to underwear. Most potty training stories fall somewhere in between, and the end result is still the same. But some children take a little longer and some need extra help at night. Super Undies will make your child feel like a super hero while they conquer potty training and bedwetting fears.

New Use For Supermaterial Graphene In Water Desalination Is Looking Promising

A lack of fresh, potable water is a looming crisis as the human population, and associated energy demand, continues to expand. Despite the Earth’s surface being primarily water-covered, only a small fraction is suitable for consumption or crop irrigation with the vast majority being salted ocean water. This makes desalination technology a crucial development in order to sustain our current rate of growth and industrialization, and a new graphene membrane may be just the breakthrough we need.

Four-Door Electric New Beetle Isn't All It Appears To Be

Volkswagen's New Beetle (and the “old beetle” as well) not only looks best as a 2-door, it's always & only been available as such. Perhaps we've spoken too soon: an extremely Beetle-y looking sedan prototype that's electrically powered to boot has cropped up to the delight of Beetle fans – and likely VW's chagrin.

Want Your Eggs To Be Out Of This World? Egg 51 Has Arrived

Egg cups have been around for thousands of years --almost as long as eggs. Okay, just kidding about that last part. But egg cups have been around forever though they aren't as popular as they used to be.  A new egg cup may start changing that. This cute little dish for eating soft-boiled eggs in the shell is styled to look just like a UFO. It can make your breakfast table look out of this world.

Future Of Pacemakers Could Be This Flexible Electrode On Your Heart

Collaboration across different scientific disciplines is one of the most valuable methods for the innovation of novel technology. A new device reported this month combines the fields of engineering, materials science, medicine, and mathematics to revolutionize the cardiac electrotherapy is delivered.

Want A Better Way To Wash Dishes? The DualWash Is Showing The Way

If there is one thing that most of us would like, aside from finding a genie in a bottle, it is a way to make household chores easier. A group of Turkish designers in association with Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH came up with a new kind of dishwasher that they dubbed the dualWash. It is mounted on the wall and doubles as a kitchen cabinet. The really innovative part of the design is that it washes the dishes without water.

CERN Scientists Set to Make Contact with Parallel Universe with Large Hadron Collider

Call this a mindbender-of-an-experiment. A popular atom smasher will soon be turned on at full force so that it might discover - and perhaps form - small black holes.Scientists at CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, or the European Council for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland are making an effort to find a new universe.

Toyota Corolla ESport Nürburgring Edition: Sportiest Corolla EVAR

The Toyota Corolla isn't exactly the epitome of sporty automobiles so naming one after Germany's legendary Nürburgring road-racing track takes a lotta brass. An extrapolation of the Toyota Corolla ESport, the Nürburgring Edition debuted at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show and will only be sold in Thailand.

Want The Coolest Table In Infinity? Check Out The Infinitum Table!

The Infinitum Table by Louise-Anne van 't Riet is beautiful, elegant, and designed to look like there is a bottomless hole in your living room. However, it isn't just meant to be a fabulous piece of furniture. The table is designed to make sure that people tidy up after themselves. It only turns on when you set something down on it. Likewise it only turns off when you remove items on the top.


Volverii Smart Shoe Changes Color On Demand - E-Ink

Currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, Volverii peep-toe heels created by new Lithuanian start-up, iShuu Technologies, are remarkable new shoes that take the concept of customization to an all new level. Read all about their most unusual capabilities.

Invention of the Week? Personal Communicator is a New Wearable Device that Acts as a Panic Button

Big cities have a cool vibe, but they also harbor criminals of sorts which is never a good thing. It doesn’t matter where you live in the world crime is just a way of life and a sad reality. On any given minute somewhere in the world an individual is forced to do something against their will, which is unsettling to say the least, or they are put into a situation where they feel uncomfortable or threatened.

Want Some Ice Cream For The Road? Try Pothole Ice Cream

Spring has arrived and for many of us in the northern latitudes that mean one thing -- pothole season has also arrived. Those chasms in the street can mean serious tire damage for some. Places like Detroit are hard pressed to make sure that they can find the funding to get all the repairs done. One ice cream parlor in Michigan, Ashby's Sterling Ice Cream of Shelby, Michigan, has created Pothole Ice Cream to honor this special time of year.