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Fashion Forward or Fashion Freaky? Top 10 Geeky Shoes!

Who said shoes have to be for the fashionable alone? These shoes may defy all the fashion rules you've come to know and love, but your inner geek will lust after them for their unique features!


Got Legos? Innovative Earth Friendly Ideas To Upcycle Lego Bricks

Thanks to my Lego fanatic husband my kids are Lego fans too. I don't mind. Really! I appreciate it. Lego bricks are a wonderful imagination opening resource for building basic life long art skills that can be used in various careers (ex. architecture), but don't think I don't notice the material they're made with. This is why I've put together a list of earth friendly ways to recycle used Lego bricks. 

Honda FCX Clarity is Named World Green Car of the Year

Back in 2006, Honda introduced the FCX Concept Vehicle with the hopes of expanding the platform over the next few years. Their goal was to design a fuel efficient midsized sedan that was both fun to drive and easy on the environment. From there, the FCX was used at the base for the FXC Clarity Hydrogen Concept Vehicle introduced in 2008. Skip ahead to this year's New York Auto Show and the Clarity Concept Vehicle is dubbed the Green World Car of the Year.

HOP & POP Bottle Opener

Spring is finally here and it's time to think about pool parties and family barbecues.  So say bye-bye to boring bottle openers and hello to HOP & POP.


10 Top Gifts For America's First Dog "Bo"

I'm not close enough to the First Dog to send a gift he might receive, but if you are, don't be shy... steal my ideas!

China Fights Somali Pirates with Army of Dolphins!

At least China's state media is good for something. From Xinhuanet.com comes what must surely be the best news headline ever, 'Thousands of Dolphins Block Somali Pirates.

Yellow Treehouse: Unique Restaurant Pops-Up In A Redwood Tree!

The Yellow Treehouse near Auckland, New Zealand is among the most recent of pop-up businesses to find themselves in an unusual location. The Yellow Treehouse, which started in part as a sustainability project Pacific Environments Architects Ltd, is located up a redwood tree in a forest, and now that the restaurant project has drawn to an end, the business will hopefully be opened to the public!


BMW Moves the Z2 Roadster into Production

A short while back, BMW began releasing some teaser photos of a small roadster called the Z2. At the time, production seemed like a long shot at best and many people just wrote the lightweight roadster off as a concept and nothing more. Now, BMW has officially announced that the Z2 will enter production and will be more than able to compete with the vehicles in its class.

Fast Food Fries Soon Off The 'Eat This And Die' List

Zero trans-fat may soon becoming to a McDonald's near you.  Not just McDonald's, but all the other fast food chains that make those yummy deep-fried trans fatty fries you would love to eat right now.

Top Ten Internet SuperStars of 2009

I tracked down some of the Internet's biggest overnight sensations to determine just how many were able to live past their "15 minute of fame" expiration date. Some have settled into lives of quiet but sustained popularity; others are now making grand livings off their Net-based notoriety. While becoming famous for being famous and turning self-promotion into an art form is often the stimulus, there are micro-celebs growing up all over the Internet who have a lot to offer.

Fashion Photography is Simple with the Thanko USB Camera Necktie

Ever wanted to be a fashion photographer? Well, forget about it... though you CAN combine photography with fashion thanks to Thanko's new 4GB USB Video Camera Necktie!

One Incredibly Awesome Fireplace: The EcoSmart Zeta

There is nothing modest about EcoSmart's new Zeta portable fireplace. It's bold and eloquent, perfectly formed, and finely crafted in timber, leather, and stainless steel. Yes, the exterior is leather!

 


DIY Fashion Design: “Color-In Clothing” for Customizable Fashion

Clothing color is a personal choice which can be a direct reflection of your personality. A new, customizable dress by designer Berber Soepboer and graphic designer Michiel Schuurman ensures that your fashion is always "you" when thinking outside the box, while coloring between the lines with their Color-in Clothing.


Russian Orphan Designs Winning Spaceship Logo

A talented, 15-year-old Russian orphan has won the competition to design the space mission emblem that is certain to go down in space travel history. Read on for more information about this very special contest and its extraordinary winner.

LEGO Boombox – Rock On, Baby!

Digital Blue and LEGO Systems have joined forces to bring a line of fun and functional electronic products to children and LEGO lovers everywhere.  The bright blue Boombox is one of those products and is coming to a store near you.

Construction Without Carbon Footprint? British Look To Hemp

 "... It only takes an area the size of a rugby pitch four months to grow enough hemp to build a typical three bedroom house," said Professor Pet Walker, Director of the BRE Center.

Don't Be An Ash: Japan Tobacco's 'Smoking Manners for Adults' Ads, Part 5

Japan Tobacco ad execs sweated, strained and no doubt chain-smoked a whole lot of their main product while brainstorming up 73 "Smoking Manners for Adults" ads. Numbers 41 through 50 are presented here in hopes that rude smokers will smarten up and get their ashes in order.

Girlfriends Across the Nation Grab Fly Swatters To Fight Off RC Dragonfly

Giant bugs are an everyday occurrence where I live in good ol' Florida. And while I can't say that we have bugs as big as this remote controlled dragonfly, I can say they get pretty close. So be careful if you fly this around your girlfriend if you live in The Sunshine State. She'll flatten this little whopper out with one swing of a fly swatter. But you can be sure that it looks really cool flying around before it gets crushed...

South Africa Fight Aids With Innovative Phone Project

In an attempt to curb the terrible rising tide of South Africans afflicted with HIV/AIDS, local organizations have teamed up with leading telecommunication firms to launch the life-saving, Project Masiluleke, (the please-call-me project) which aims to close the healthcare information gap by delivering messages that encourage South Africans to access HIV testing and to know their status.

Satisfy The Shoe Fetishist In Your Sole With iPhone's New App: iShoes

If there's an iPhone application every shoe fetishist must have it's iShoes. Released last week on the iPhone AppStore, iShoes should keep you busy for awhile as you have only 50,000 pairs of shoes to scroll through.