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Star Trek Toys Boldly Go Where We've Been Before - But Look Really Cool

Star Trek has a worldwide fan base that borders on fanatical.  I should know.  I'm a huge fan (yep--even been to several conventions... but I don't wear any costumes).  When a sort of re-tooling of the Star Trek film franchise was announced, it was greeted by fans with some trepidation.  Who could ever play James T. Kirk other than William Shatner?  With this in mind, the marketing machine went into overdrive.  And part of the marketing of such a big film includes toys.  Read on to get a glimpse at what some of us fans are sure to be buying this summer.

VideoMask 310 - Take Pictures and Videos Under the Sea

 

Summer will be here before you know it and it won't be too long before swimming season is here.  Liquid Image has a new underwater digital camera coming out, the VideoMask 310.  By combining a swimming mask with a hands-free waterproof digital camera, swimmers and snorkelers of all ages will be able to record all sorts of underwater adventures.


Mushrooms And Green Tea Combined May Considerably Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to new research, eating mushrooms daily may cut breast cancer risk by two-thirds.

Write With Two Instruments at The Same Time: Great Idea?

The Device for Coupling Writing Utensils is not for everyone. Patent# US 6802665 calls for a unique user, as someone changing writing utensils in mid-air is not something you come across every day. If you are wondering why, don’t ask me, but read on anyway.

Scientists Develop Paint that Repairs Itself under UV Light

One of the most common, and sometimes unavoidable, enemies of vehicle owners is the paint scratch. There are few things that will send someone into a tirade as fast as the first scratch on a brand new vehicle. Thankfully, one company out there may have found the solution to all those little annoying blemishes.

Na Discovered To Go Transparent Under High Pressure

Scientists at Stony Brook University have been able to show that the element sodium (Na), becomes transparent when under high pressure.

Too Little Vitamin D Could Cause Fat Teens

We all know that vitamin D is good for the bones – it helps prevent osteoporosis – but what happens when you don’t have enough Vitamin D in your system?

Landlords & Neighbors Come Together Online: Landlord/Tenant Relationships Easier With Neighbo

While the name of this innovative new business startup, Neighbo, may infuriate my spellchecker; it's alleviating tension between landlords and tenants in the UK by giving all parties a voice and allowing them social networking opportunities that better help them improve their property businesses and their relationships.


Safe Sex Fashions: Swanky Or Spanky Condom Pocket Underwear

 Everyone knows that abstinence is the best way to practice safe sex, but let's face it; sexual abstinence just isn't a realistic choice for all couples, young or old, around the world. A new line of sexy, sleazy and safe underwear encourages safe sex practices by ensuring that a condom is always on board for looming sexual encounters.

Talk About Challenging Times: Try The Binary Clock

What a neat clock. It tells the time, but only after you learn its language. It's the Designer Binary Clock and it will keep your brain doing pushups that actually hurt your head.

Time Banking Can Help During the Recession

In today's recessionary world, its become exceedingly difficult to make time for ourselves and the others we care for. With job lay-offs, the decline of 401Ks and wage decreases, we are spending more time worrying about our finances than taking care of things that still need to be accomplished. Cutting the lawn, walking the dog, tutoring your child are tasks that still need to be tended to, but sometimes overlooked. With our spirits dampened, we fore-go even the basic necessities of our everyday lives.What if you could go to a Time Bank and make a withdrawal of time to assist you during this trying period?

If You're At High Risk For Heart Attack, Stay Out Of Traffic

Whether you are driving or taking a bus, heavy traffic sucks. It’s irritating, aggravating, exasperating and now, we find it really is debilitating. A German study found that heart attack victims are three times more likely to have been in heavy traffic within an hour before having the attack.

WowWee’s Tri-Bot – The Charming Interactive Robot for Kids

 Tri-Bot is an amazing interactive robot with loads of personality. 

Collectible Puzzles By Patou Fine Art & Design

For those who love jigsaw puzzles, you'll definitely want to be a collector of Patou Fine Art and Design's new limited-edition Puzzle Collection of tables. Stand alone as an end table or join together for a sideboard or cocktail table, the collection offers a refreshing look at how to make furniture fit.

Koenigsegg Brings Solar Powered 4-Seat Super Car to Market

A myriad of four seat supercars have been being introduced in the past few months, with such examples as the Porsche Panamera and the Aston Martin Rapide coming to mind. And since nobody likes to be outdone, Koenigsegg decided to bring out their own four-seater supercar for the Geneva Motor Show.

Announce Your Wedding In Style: Unique Wedding Invitations With Poster Bride

Bridezillas may put a lot of emphasis upon choosing the perfect wedding invitation to reflect the bride and groom's personality; but let's be honest; most of the wedding invitations available on the market are pretty generic. While designs may differ, typical wedding invitations are cards, with text and graphics, and they're sent in an envelope. Poster Bride is trying to help wedding planners break out of the confines of traditional wedding invitations by offering a bold alternative; the wedding announcement poster.

Earnest Cut & Sew: Jean Shop For The Designer In You Lets You Create Custom Denim

Whether you find it challenging to fit into off-the-rack jean styles, or just can't find the perfect pair of luxury jeans in stores, there's a New York denim manufacturer that not only lets you see the full-cycle design and manufacturer process, it lets you play fashion designer by creating your own custom luxury jeans.

Incrudo and the Russian Phantom Smartphone

The smartphone market is constantly expanding and Russia, while slow to start, is getting on the bandwagon. Creators of the exclusive Phantom refer to it as the “Rolls Royce of the mobile phone world.” Read all about this beautiful gadget made of incredibly expensive materials.

Do-It-Yourself Design Made Easier!

If you're a design hound like me, you have distinct pictures in your mind of exactly what you want for your home. Unfortunately, it's difficult to find designers with the same pictures in their minds. But suppose you could design your own custom fabric for your bed covers, your throw pillows, or even your own clothing, and have that fabric printed for you at a very reasonable price?

Mother Is Necessity For This Invention: Escape By Nora Flood

Necessity, the saying goes, is the mother of invention. But in the case of Escape, a portable fire escape ladder, Mother was the necessity for the invention.