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Russian Innovation Convention Expected to Draw Vital Sponsorship

Russia’s reputation for scientific achievement is renowned. For the more than 2,000 of its brightest young scientists who gathered in Moscow to show off their work at the country's first Innovation Convention, it is hoped that vital funding and sponsorship will make their dreams possible.

Ford to Produce 2 New Electric Vehicles In North America Within 2 Years

It is well known that Ford has been developing several different forms of hybrid transportation for quite some time. Just a few days ago at the North American International Auto Show, they went into detail about how they plan on utilizing the new technology and where we can expect to see it.

Look Ahead To This Childhood Chair

Taking a glimpse at the highlights of the upcoming IMM Cologne furniture design show (January 19 - 25, 2009), I spotted the this modular chair by Herlag by KETTLER. How neat, I thought, to have a chair throughout one's life, from infancy to adulthood. But then I read the copy...

Nanotechnology In Your Vitamins

Nanctechnology may be making it's way to a vitamin near you.

Miniature Tennis Just For The Younger Generation

We've seen sports facilities for children and know it's possible to purchase miniature-sized equipment that is better suited for their small statures. Drop Shop Tennis combines these concepts, and offers a unique sporting experience in this niche market for kids aged two to ten.


Cancer-Stick Clothing, Eco-friendly?

You see them littered, in the grass, in your flowerpots, on the streets, in the sand at the playground, in the sand at the beach.... everywhere. They are an eyesore, toxic to the environment (start forest fires, small animals ingest them and die, chemicals leach into our water supply) and a daily reminder of how wasteful we can be with even the smallest of objects. What are they? Littered cigarette butts. What's being done about the litter? Alexandra Guerrero is recycling them into clothing.

Good Oral Hygiene May Prevent Early Births

Another good reason to keep your mouth clean! Researchers say that bacteria in the mouth may be the cause for up to 80 percent of early preterm labor cases.

C Concept Begins New Era For Lincoln

Lincoln has been talking about doing a total revamp on their line of vehicles for quite some time. A few days ago at the North American International Auto Show they surprised everyone by unveiling the first in this new line of vehicles, the Concept C, and shared some of the intentions they have for it.

Sony's First WiFi Camera: The DSC-G3 Cybershot

How convenient can you get? A 10.1 megapixel camera with connectivity! And it's a Sony, so it's got all the other bells and whistles too!

Peanut-Shaped Prayer Cushion: Great Idea?

Patent# US 6810541 also known as the Peanut-Shaped Prayer Cushion may or may not have been divinely inspired but it is without doubt, very silly. In addition, it has also been invented before, which makes it even sillier, albeit the addition of a knee cushion makes it different than others of its ilk. Read on and pray, but for other things.

Golden Dragon Holdings Distribute HOT Chinese Energy Drink

According to at least one classic Hollywood flick, some may like it hot, even though Marilyn, Jack and Tony were all referring to jazz music in that statement. HOT today refers to a new energy drink, which is about to break loose in the Asian market place. Read on, but first… eat your vegetables.

TapTop Wins London On Tap Competition!

Several carafe designs made the short list, but it was TapTop by industrial designer Neil Barron that took top prize -- a drip-free, inverted rocket shaped carafe with a "tap top" that functions to prevent ice from flowing out with the water.

Crystal and Chocolate Dress: Every Woman’s Dream

What does a woman love as much if not more that crystal and precious gems?

I guess it would be safe to say that the answer is chocolates.


Miniature Railgun Kit Demonstrates Weapon of the Future

Magnetic acceleration could redefine weaponry and space travel. And while none of us has the multi-million dollars necessary to actually mess around with one of these things, we can afford a pint-sized example of what they do in the form of the Abong Magnetic Accelerator Kit.

Don’t Get Enough Nagging At Home? Use An Online Service To Motivate Your Weight Loss

Like many others, you may have committed to lose weight for your New Year's Resolution. And again, like many other, you may have traded the treadmill for a pint of ice cream, or your workout gear for your comfiest pair of PJs. Feel like the nagging you already receive from your spouse or family just doesn't motivate you to get back into a healthy routine? Now, a couple of progressive online services can help you by providing gentle or even forceful reminders.

What Rats Can Teach Us About City Planning

The walking patterns of rats can help us to better plan the cities of the future.

The Breville 9.6 Cordless Hand Blender Does Everything But Cook

If you're overwhelmed by food processors, but you'd like to have an appliance that performs like one, the Breville 9.6V Cordless Hand Blender is for you. It juices, chops, whips, and blends with its interchangeable attachments and you've got complete control.

Blind Leading The Blind: A New Perspective To Historical Tours

Who ever said all guided tours have to be the same? Sensorial Lisbon, organized by Portugal's renowned creative studio Cabracega, lets visitors experience one of Lisbon's boroughs Alfama, using their senses other than vision.

It Takes A Country: The 2008 Design Competitive Countries

Finding: Korea has many designers, but not very many resources from the state or major companies.

Finding : The United States supports design, but has very few designers.

A new evaluation tool for design competitiveness, shows that it takes a country to support its native designers, and it ranks the countries now leading in design competitiveness for 2008. Guess which country is number one....

The Never Ending RNA

Endlessly replicating RNA could reveal the secret of life someday.