Entertainment

Japanese Animated Short Film Wins Oscar

"Tsumiki no Ie" (House of Blocks) was a surprise Oscar winner in the Short Animated Film category at this year's Academy Awards. The entrancing film, directed by Kunio Kato, breaks free from the stereotypes many people have of Japanese animation.

CastTV Gets You Whatever Videos You Want

Online video has enjoyed a healthy boom over the past few years, and many new websites have been popping up all over to take advantage of the growing medium.  CastTV has been designed to be a one-stop search for whatever videos you're looking for, and it seems to us like they've done the trick.

Who Watches The Watchmen? I Know I Will...

Listed as one of Time Magazine's 100 Best Novels, Watchmen has long been considered the pinnacle of graphic novel storytelling. Many considered it impossible to adapt into a film, but Zack Snyder (director of 300) has helmed a big-budget blockbuster adaptation due to hit the screens in March, 2009. An innovative marketing campaign has emerged to hype the film--and I, for one, like what I see.

Rubberbands, Not Clothes Make The Man: Great Idea?

Patent# US D522914 represents Homunculus Constructed from Common Rubberbands, which is an idea for an invention that raises one question above all else; namely why? The recycling of rubberbands is clever and responsibly green, but it would be an odd child indeed who would be drawn to this mummy like creature. But then again, odd is even sometimes these days.

Who Needs A Canvas? Fabulous Facepainting Art

This artist paints his face with all types of cool and strange artwork, especially fruit.

Digiwall Interactive, Digital Rock Climbing: Futuristic Invention A Reality

Digiwall is another fine example of a company focused on keeping things active through interactive fun. Their digital climbing wall, which combines visual and aural experiences incorporate challenges, games and other fun activities to make indoor rock climbing even more enjoyable for children and other sport enthusiasts.

Blog and Print Media Collide With The Printed Blog

Blogs aren't just online anymore! A new business model, The Printed Blog, is launching an innovative publication which will take content that is only available online, and print the articles twice-daily in newspaper form. This Printed Blog business hopes that combining new and old media outlets will make a successful venture.

Save Electricity With Combination Soap and Vibrator: Great Idea?

The Novelty Bar of Soap Having Low Cost Electro-Mechanical Vibrating Assembly is basically a traveling vibrator that makes its home in a bar of soap. Or better put, consider Patent# US 6802819 is the newest thing in making soap a “dirty toy.” Read on for some small shocks and a few details.

See Disaster as it Approaches Your Surfboard Window: Great Idea?

Patent# US D503206 is a Surfboard Having a Viewing Window. For those of us out there (and we know who we are) who might be secret voyeurs, this invention is positively perfect. Not to knock it, one reviewer claims it saved his life. Read on and view.

Puke Pets: Funny Fashion Statement Salvages Stained Clothing

Stains happen, but at least now when stains don't come out in the wash you can make a funny fashion statement and salvage your clothing instead of throwing it away. Puke pets can be pinned onto your clothes when an unfortunate clothing stain happens and are sized to fit in your purse or pocket so they're ready to respond to your unexpected emergency spills.

Pomegranate Phone Ad More Than Meets The Eye

The ultimate gadget has arrived! Or has it...? Welcome to the incredible Pomegranate Phone advertising campaign.

Fly And Swim Almost at The Same Time? Great Idea?

Patent#US 6938852 that some may opt to refer to as the Flying Craft Tethered to Powered Water Vehicle provides a new and different way for busy members of our modern society to multi task during leisure time. Read on, even though afterwards you may choose to return to the office.

Unique Travel Agency Features Tropical Vacations Where Clothing Is Optional!

Most people like to hit the beaches in their teeniest bikinis, but if you prefer to vacation in the nude, then NFN Travel.com, a popular online travel agency for nudists, will ensure that you get to your tropical travel destination where all you need to bring is your birthday suit.


Improve Your Looks With Bodypainting Art

The World Bodypainting Festival is a show held every year that features artists showcasing their work on the human body.

Is it a Parachute or a Motorcycle or Both?: Great Idea?

Patent#US 6877690, also known as the Combination Powered Parachute and Motorcycle, provides a way to simultaneously fulfill more than one fantasy. Be a Hell’s Angel and get to heaven too as you careen down the highway and fly above it at the same time! Read on but watch out!