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Leah Dizon breaks the mold of so-called Japanese Idols: she's multi-talented, multi-ethnic and has universal appeal that makes a mockery of national borders. Signed by toy maker Bandai to represent their new clothing line, the 20-year old singer, model and TV star is poised for mega-stardom. Today Japan, tomorrow the world! read more »
Can you believe we are already at the end of the second season of ABC's American Inventor? It feels like only yesterday we were marveling at the ingenuity of The Cougar! Well, maybe not. Anyhow, it has certainly been an interesting season and, after all the attempts (feeble and no so feeble), we have arrived at our 3 finalists, one of whom will walk away tonight with $1,000,000 and the title of the next American Inventor. Just to remind you, here are the contenders:
-Elaine Cato and the 6-in-1 Backless Bra
- Ricky DeRennaux and HT Racers
-Gregg Chavez and The Guardian Angel
So who do you think America voted for? Well, the show is about to begin, so tune in and I guess we'll all find out the winner of American Inventor. read more »
Scientists have discovered a method for making instant steam without electricity. Instant steam could have many applications, including killing superbugs such as staph infections, providing mobile power generation and powering rockets and cars. But it's first application? Cleaning gum from sidewalks. read more »
I could go on for weeks and weeks about all of the promotion and marketing that has been created to build breast cancer awareness. From the Susan G. Komen foundation to the Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk to the mammogram reminder messaging, it seems that the groups fighting the cause have thought of everything possible to keep women informed and healthy. read more »
Get the SofaHanger and get ready to enjoy your drinks, while sitting on the sofa.
The classic style will complement most interior spaces.
Pets love to be outdoors in any season, but summers are especially dangerous times for them. Dogs and cats, especially, are not physiologically equipped to handle hot weather, as they can only sweat through their footpads, mouths, and noses. Here are ten innovative pet products to keep your pets cool during the dog days of summer: read more »
World Heritage Tour is a pretty amazing concept: Photograph the world. Post it online. Let everyone see it and add to it, because the reality is it's disappearing at an alarming rate. But, with WHT working hard to document all those places most of us can't see, we get a pretty stunning compilation of what the world has to offer—and in 360 degree photography no less. read more »
These new space suits designed by MIT scientist Dava Newman aren't just cool-looking, they're also the state of the art in mobility and protection for astronauts of the future. read more »
Angel Kitty's USB Keyboard Bra is the answer to every geek's wet dream, combining cybersexual fantasies with the tactile temptations of a REAL GIRL. Alas, you'd have to be a geek of Gatesian proportions - who else could afford to pay any woman to wear the thing? read more »
The Australian company, Unicraft Joinery has conceptualised storage space in one of the most obvious places. But it's a neater and more stylish arrangement that the good old under stair cupboards. read more »
Two teenagers from Ontario have built an electric vehicle modeled after a motorcycle, but with one major difference: there's no hand steering controls. Instead, the rider leans in the direction of desired motion, like a Segway, but with the coolness of a sports bike.
Plagued by an invasion of gooey, slimy 440 pound jellyfish that are clogging fishing nets, eating valuable fish and putting the sting on profits, Japan's fisherman are turning to unusual solutions to cope with the slimy pests - such as turning them into ice cream. read more »
Papermaking is an ancient art of Japan. History records that the art was started in Japan by Buddhist monks in 610 A.D. The creations of Precious Pieces are a combination of ‘contemporary design and traditional craft.' read more »
It's water-resistant, solar-powered, energy-efficient and kid-friendly-the One Laptop Per Child project may finally be turning into reality. read more »
By this point, you have all seen the Dove Real Beauty Campaign. read more »
Te extreme simplicity of the idea is its greatest attraction. The chair made of wood veneer over a hinged metal structure can be hung on a wall when not needed.
If that is not innovation what is? read more »