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If You Get Lonely, You Can Talk To This Clock: Hello Moshi!

It looks innocent enough, but behind the moderately average looking face, this clock has the intelligence of a... well... a clock that listens when you talk and responds to you in well... English, in this case. Is there a trick to the Moshi IVR Alarm Clock? Kinda'...

Takumi 10 Key Calculator Brings Keyboard Style to Your Pocket

The Takumi 10 Key Calculator connects to your computer with an accessory USB cable but also functions as a very cool, if very clunky, stand alone pocket calculator.

Don't Divorce Yet! Marriage Supposedly Improves In Middle Age

I know of several boomers who waited until their young left the nest and then left it themselves. But contrary to my observations comes a report from Psychological Science that suggests maybe we should put the brakes on escaping until we see what happens.

Got an Empty Tin Can? Want a Robot?

If you're like me, you might have a few empty cans sitting around the house. Instead of throwing them away--or, more approriately, tossing them into the recycling bin--why not build a robot?

Just Who Do You Think You Are? 3 Chairs That Tell You

In an exhibit entitled The Power Of Seat(ing) at Milan Design Week 2008, designers Sung-Hyun Kyung, Jesse Weser, and Gesthimani Papadopoulou used their collective talent to create chairs that reflect individual psyches, either who a person is, or who he wants to be.  Which of the chairs represents you? The Queen, Superman, or The Thinker?

Cover Your Mouth! Study Finds One Sneeze Can Give Cold to 150 People

Public transportation can really stink sometimes. All those coughing, sniffling and sneezing people. Well now a new study says that one sneeze can give up to 150 people a cold in just five minutes.

Sewing Your Own Clothes Gets Modernized With SANS

We all hate seeing our favourite clothes on someone else. But in the world of mass production, it is bound to happen. And let's face it, not all of us can afford designer haute couture...

SANS is here to rescue us.


Video Game Coffee Table Offers a Big Cup Full of Entertainment

Want a place to put your coffee while destroying aliens? This table might be the answer...

Pawtags® PAWS Alert System® Provides More Ways To Find Lost Pets

Pets can get tagged, micro-chipped, telephone-collared, and high frequency-buzzed to be located when they've wandered, but none of these methods are foolproof... by any means. Neither is the Pawtags Alert System... but it's another tool which should be utilized in case your pet becomes lost.

Caffeine Inhaled Rather Than Imbibed: Great Idea?

Most agree that there’s nothing quite like the smell of coffee in the morning, but even the most die-hard aficionados confess to the need for caffeine as the real reason people love coffee. So why not find a quicker way to get the caffeine inside you? Why wait for the coffee to brew? Why indeed?

Weight Loss Trend For The New Year: Gyrotonic Fitness Studios

This year, honor your New Year's resolution to get in shape by trying a new fitness trend. The Gyrotonic brand's new archaic-looking fitness apparatus and Gyrokinesis classes combine the benefits of swimming, yoga, gymnastics, dance and more, to give fitness enthusiasts a full-body workout and spiritual-like healing experience.


Marijuana Found In Chinese Shaman’s Tomb

It looks like that mean little plant known far and wide as wackey tabackey, is even older than previously imagined. Archeologists have dug up a 2,700 year-old tomb of a shaman near Tupan (far west Xinjiang province) that reveals a few secrets about the ancient Chinese that might surprise the modern world. Then again, they might not. Read on and decide for yourself.

Drink Wine To Improve Your Omega-3's!

Guess what fish haters! You can drink wine and keep your omega-3 fatty acids high, even if you never eat another bite of the fishy stuff, according to a new European study. Of course, it's probably better for you to eat fish and drink wine, but it's nice to know that some other natural, even pleasurable, consumables can protect our tickers.

The Watch With The 27 Word Name: "Unlocked Tri Band Wrist Watch..."

Since no one's paying me to come up with a catchy name for this 27-word watch, I'm not going to spend a lot of time trying to come up with one. Ah, what's in a name like say, "The CCV Watch," when you can can call your product the "Unlocked Tri Band Wrist Watch GSM Cellphone with 1.3 Mpx Camera --Video-- MP3 MP4 player--Sound recorder--SMS-Text Messaging-- Speakerphone with Bluetooth Headset and Touch Screen." Oh yeah, I'll remember that name!

VAPSTER Fuel System Offers Huge Increase in Fuel Mileage

Vapor delivery systems are nothing new. It is a well known fact that the vapor from gasoline burns, not the liquid, which is why we get all the videos of people trying to put out a match in a tank of fuel. Taking this fact, it becomes apparent that we could greatly increase the efficiency of our engines by vaporizing the fuel before it is ignited. Gerald Rowley has developed a system that does just that.

Suspended in Time - Magical Photography Art

Have you ever taken a photograph and captured it at just the right time so it came out to be a pretty amusing picture? French photographer Denis Darzacq does just that – perfect timing so that subjects in the image look like they are caught in mid-air.

Here's A Bacon Flavor That Makes Sense: Maple Bacon Morning Coffee

Bacon, bacon, bacon. Now that everything else is flavored with bacon -- water, chocolate, vodka, bourbon... lollipops, and even mints! -- finally, the Baca Java Artisan Roasted Coffee Company is flavoring its beans with bacon as well as maple! Now this makes sense!

Panties Created For One Night Stands

Two young and enterprising entrepreneurs have created wear once underwear for the morning after, after a one night stand. Packaged to fit into a case the size of a lipstick case, these panties can be a lifesaver.


Protect Feet and Country With Sanitary Socks: Great Idea?

Patent# US7012525, aka The Sanitary Security Sock System, is a way to do your part for your feet and your country at the same time. There’s a new unseen terrorist in town. His name is Freddie the Foot Fungus and he wants your feet! Read on and hang onto them. It will be a bumpy ride.

Four Fun Toys to Drive Your Cat Crazy

Got a fat cat like I do? Tired of the apathetic feline attitude that he/she displays? Well, these toys should help get your cat running amuck.