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Slamming Scamming Spammers - How To Identify Anonymous Email Authors

Spammers are on notice: you can run, but you cannot hide. Although you spend so much time at the computer, you probably can't run far.

Social Media Tracking & Crowdsourcing Provides Al Jazeera With 'CNN Moment'

Trusted in the Middle East as an unbiased and uncensored source of international news, those living and traveling throughout the area rely on Al Jazeera as a voice of reason. As a result, it is probably the most watched news network in the region and bases a large portion of their success on having access to social media.

Body Of Evidence - Using Your Body As A Laboratory

One man's quest to become a cyborg, in the name of science.

Solar Rover From Great Gizmos Uses Sun, Makes Fun

The British Toy and Hobby association has released its list of great toys for the 2011 year and one of their top picks under the "creative" category is the Great Gizoms Solar Rover robot. Time for some Sun n' Fun!

Green Goose Rewards You For Keeping Up With Life

A new program called Green Goose may offer just the incentive that many people need to get back on track with their health goals and household routine.  The system, which is currently in beta, comes with several sensors to monitor different activities such as flossing, going for walks, taking vitamins, drinking water, etc. and plays out kind of like a video game.

X-Cool Calculator Attempts To Multiply Interest In Math

From toy and gadget maker Perpetual Kid comes the Cool Gamer Calculator, also known as the X-Cool, an attempt to combine video games and math in a hand-held, portable option.

Keep the Elements in Your Pocket with The Elementals iPod App

It's always handy to have a copy of the table of elements wherever you go because you never know when you might need it. Okay, that may not be necessarily true, but The Elementals sure makes looking at the old table easy on the eyes.

In Your Face (And Everywhere Else) - A Microscope That Shows Moving 3D Images

A new development in microscopy allows researchers to watch cells moving in 3D more clearly and for longer than ever before.

Wedge House - Playhouse Of The Eco-Conscious Child

From American company Modern Playhouse comes the Wedge House, a throwback to the "simplicity and integration with nature" that was at the forefront of the modernist movement. Also, it's a playhouse.

Jingle All The Way - Schwarzenegger Warns That Oil Dependence Will Leave Us With Just Change In Our Pockets

Arnold Schwarzenegger wants us to end our dependence on fossil fuels. Hasta la vista, baby!

SOM's New York City Green School, Brought To You By The Number Zero

The New York City School Construction Authority's latest endeavor is the planning of the first ever net-zero elementary school.  Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP, the Staten Island Elementary School, P.S. 62, will produce as much energy as it consumes.  The school is set to open for the 2015-2016 school year but not without controversy among locals.

Israel, The Silicon Valley Of The Middle East Welcomes VCs & Social Media

Israel is considered by many to be the Middle East's Silicon Valley, ranking second to North America in number of companies in the high-tech field. With odds stacked against them, according to research conducted by the ISEMI College, an online business school for entrepreneurs, "historical necessity has forced this tiny country, with a total area of 8400 square miles and a population of 6.5 million to become a technological powerhouse."

Understanding the Buying Process at Major Retailers

If you’re new to the game of selling to major retailers, then you’re probably wondering how their buying processes work.   It’s a question that comes up all of the time in my workshops and classes.  And this important topic rarely gets discussed, so I thought I’d take a minute to review!

Cubelets Offer Cute And Computerized Fun For Kids

New from design company Modular Robotics are Cubelets – a toy that combines the function of robots and the simple fun of building blocks.

Fifty Nifty Gifted Uplifters - Inspiring Kids To Do Great Things

A program in Washington DC aims to inspire school students to do great things, by introducing them to people who already have.

Cornucopia? - An Opportunity For Mexican Farmers

A new initiative in Mexico guarantees farmers a price for their corn, and a reason to stay at home.

Eat Yak Cheese, Send a Tibetan Kid to School!

Semi-nomadic tribesmen who raise yaks in the highlands of Tibet once thought their traditional lifestyle was doomed. Now a pilot project centered on yak cheese has boosted incomes, employment and educational opportunities.

Free Your Mind - A Computer That Reads Your Mind, But Only The Good Bits

One day soon, it may be possible for a computer to read your mind, and determine which thoughts are worth reading.

Wang's Wings - Wings That Adapt And Robots That Change

New research from the University of Michigan promises airplane wings that adapt to their circumstances and robots that change shape and size.

MyPetED Apps: Pet Health Information At All Times

How wonderful to be able to carry your pet's entire medical history in a portable device and have at your fingertips the many resources that MyPetED offers.  Here's a look...