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Macau Makes Like Manhattan with a Spectacular Central Park

Call it "Central Park East" if you like. Macau's exciting new Taipa Central Park will take a bite out of the Big Apple by providing city dwellers with an unexpected oasis of pastoral charm.

How Cell Biologists Have Fun: The First Ever World Cell Race

Some like fast cars, fast horses, fast women...  Cell biologists get a kick out of fast cells - that is, cells that migrate very quickly.  Researchers even modify cells, usually for professional reasons, to make them migrate faster.  In recognition of the achievements, as well as the fun these biologists are having, the American and French societies for cell biology have decided to challenge members of the international cell-building community to a Cell Race - launching now!

Aurasmic Experience - Transforming An Image Into A Clip On Your Smartphone

Aurasma merges the physical and virtual instantaneously on your smartphone.

Justin Bieber's Japan Tour Sends a Positive Message to the World

Will success spoil Justin Bieber? Not yet, it seems. Defying concerns about visiting Japan expressed by his road crew, the teenaged music superstar and YouTube phenomenon closed out his nearly two-year long My World Tour with concerts in Osaka and Tokyo. What's more, Bieber made a point of guesting on Japanese TV programs and meeting children affected by the March 11th earthquake and tsunami. He didn't have to, but he did, and that's very, very cool.

These Guys Have Cojones - Orbotix Unleashes Robotic Balls

Orbotix have plenty of balls. Robotic balls, that is.

Planking Pair from Taiwan are Actively Lying Down Off the Job

Like your women flat as a board? Then get your abs to Taiwan, where two twenty-something Planking pals from Taipei and Taichung are prone to putting themselves in some very uncompromising positions... and that's no lie.

Urinal Fly Target Creates a Buzz in Your Bathroom

Next time you need to let it fly, do it ON the fly: The Thermal Urinal Fly target from Japan's White Rabbit Express. This self-adhesive thermal decal adds that extra dash of nature to the act of answering nature's call.

If You Could Talk To Walls - Your Body As An Antenna

Your body is an antenna, and Microsoft Research have worked out a way for you to use it.

Chinese Army's New Video Game Aims to Turn Geeks into GI's

Just call 'em GI Zhou. New recruits to China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will soon be able to toss out their dubbed and subtitled versions of Call of Duty, thanks to the PLA's first homegrown military training video game, “Mission of Honor.”

Can't Touch This - ZeroTouch Makes Touchscreens Redundant

ZeroTouch is a touchscreen that doesn't require touch, or a screen.

Bye-5 Room Light Doesn't Leave You Hangin'

Everyone likes getting a high-five, and no ones likes to be left hanging. Now, with the Bye-5 light switch, you can not only feel good about the environment, you can feel good about yourself. 

World's Largest 3D Street Painting Requires No Glasses

"Lions Gate Canyon", a gigantic 3D street painting certified by Guinness World Records as the world's largest, is delighting crowds at Wanda Square in Jinan, China. Viewers don't need to wear special eyeglasses in order to experience the striking three-dimensional effect of the 892 sq/m (31,500 sq/ft) painting.

Breville 2 Slice Radio Toaster Is Great For Multi-Taskers

One of the things I look forward to in the morning, aside from my usual slice of toast and cup of coffee, is tuning in to the morning news and catching up on all the headlines that I've missed while I was sleeping. Either that, or my morning radio shows and tunes that will gear me up for my day ahead. And with the Breville 2 Slice Radio Toaster, I can have my toast and eat it too.

The Heart Stops Here - The Biosensing Bucking Bronco

The harder you breathe, the harder the Broncomatic bucks!

Act Loqly - An App That Gives You Instant Local Knowledge

Loqly makes local knowledge available to anyone who needs it, whenever they want it.

Barack Obama Lookalike Campaigns for a Better Tasting KFC Sandwich

'Mmm, change is good!,' exclaims a Barack Obama lookalike and soundalike on a recent KFC commercial aired in Hong Kong. If campaigning for voters' stomachs instead of their minds is a new trend, then I for one wholeheartedly agree!

Beach-Themed Update for Angry Birds Rio, Coming Right Up!

Angry Birds is probably one of the most successful gaming franchises to date. Since its release, its developer Rovio has gone from small-time developer to being a company that is now worth millions of dollars. The latest game in the franchise is Angry Birds Rio, which collaborated and was released to highlight the release of the animated film Rio.

Not A Whopping Cough - Hackasaurus Helps Kids Get The Most Out Of The Web

Hackasaurus gives kids the tools they need to truly understand and manipulate the internet.

Opening Education's Gates - The Gates Foundation Invests In Innovative Education

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is putting over $20 million into innovative learning tools, including gaming and social networking.

Putting Yuppies To Use - Volunteerism For Urban Professionals

Catchafire connects skilled professionals with nonprofits and social enterprises for unique volunteering opportunities.