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Meet DONA, The Red-Hooded Robot That Begs

There are the robot nurses, the robotic surgery machines, the robot spies, the pick and place robots in factories, and then there's DONA. In case you haven't heard of that last one, DONA is an urban donation motivating robot that will get even the cold-hearted ones to fork over a dime or a dollar.

See It To Believe It: Orange-Powered Billboard

Well, an advertising agency from France has done it. An impressive, innovative feat based on some well-founded principles of science: the orange-powered Tropicana billboard that is lit by energy obtained from the thousand oranges that fill its insides.

Kick To Pick App Gives Fetuses A Chance To Select A Moniker

If you are about to have a baby and feel that your unborn child deserves to throw his/her two cents in during the naming process then there is an iPhone app you should check out.  Kick to Pick gives fetuses a voice of sorts when it comes to choosing their names.

Get A High Score In This Game And Land In The Guinness Book of Records

If you weren't born with a record under your belt (world's smallest baby) or if you just can't seem to bring yourself to do some really grotesque or unhygienic stuff to get a record (like growing your finger nails and toenails for decades), then this could be your chance to get your name printed in the book: play the Guinness World Records video game and get a high score.

Work Up A Sweat Down There With The Sauna Pants

The more traditional way to lose water weight quickly would be to go to a sauna and sweat it out. But now you can actually just wear one around your waist and turn on your personal sauna anytime you want to want to get all hot down there (pun intended) with the Sauna Pants.

Transform Your iPad Into An Arcade System With Ion Audio's iCade

Now we've all seen how the iPhone or iPod Touch can be turned into mini pinball machine. This time, it's the iPad's time to shine with the iCade, which can turn your tablet into a full-fledged mini arcade.

Super Sized For A Super Console, Part One: The Giant NES Controller Coffee Table

Remembering the days when you'd hook up your NES and start playing Balloon Fight or Super Mario World for hours on end? Well, I do. And maybe you will too, once you see this larger than life NES controller slash coffee table that you can actually hook up to your gaming console!

Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun, Winklevii Need To Take The $65M & Run

Hoping to ride the coat-tails of an award winning movie, an unauthorized biopic and a graphic novel, the Winkelvoss Twins (often dubbed the Winklevii) and their law suit came up empty when they tried to get more than their original $65M settlement from Mark Zuckerberg. The 9th Court of Appeals ruled that the original ruling would stand - and that Facebook was not obligated to pay one cent more.

Tap Along To This Game Boy Beat (And No, It's Not What You Think)

You're probably thinking that what I'm about to let you listen to (and watch) is some of that classic 8-bit music that Nintendo's Game Boy plays but like the title says, it's not what you're expecting at all.

Crazy About Angry Birds? Well, So Are They!

Are you addicted and completely obsessed with the Angry Birds franchise? If you are, then join the legions of other fans who have gone out of their way to show their love for the popular video game.

Mark Zuckerberg Mad After Justin Bieber To Boost User Numbers

Has the CEO of the number-one social network in the land got Bieber-Fever? Does Facebook want to increase their user base by riding the coat-tails of the pop-star du jour? Highly unlikely. But what does tie Zuckerberg to Justin Bieber is a 59-year old legacy magazine struggling to keep its circulation numbers afloat.

Overflowing With Awesomeness? Then You Need This AWESOME Button

Matt Richardson from Makezine has come up with the AWESOME button (yes, the word deserves to be in all caps) that will input a random synonym of the word "awesome" every time you click it.

Snakes And Ladders Lawn Game Puts Kids Right In The Action

Pretty much everyone played snakes and ladders as a kid.  Kids today continue to enjoy this very old game, but can now put themselves right in the action.  The Snakes and Ladders Lawn Game is the same basic game on a giant scale. 

USC's ICT Turns Gmail's April Fools' Day Prank A Reality

Google revealed that Gmail Motion was all just a prank once you tried to enable the feature and access it. However, the folks over at the Institute of Creative Technologies (ICT) at the University of Southern California (USC) think differently. It doesn't have to be just a joke because it was possible, and they have an actual system that works.

Paraben's Porn Detection Stick Will Sniff Out Any XXX Images You May Be Hiding

So here we have the Porn Detection Stick. The name more or less tells you what the software contained on this USB drive can do. It searches through all of the images on the hard drive on any computer and sniffs out anything pornographic that may be hiding in any cleverly renamed and disguised folders on the hard drive.


Failed Spy Drops Gun On Runway: Another Career Ruined? (video)

Anna Kushchyenko, better known to Americans as Anna Chapman, the failed Russian spy, moved on to pretending to be a spy while she flashed her own fashion designs on the runway in Moscow.  Problem?  Well, she dropped her gun.... Yup.  Right on the runway.

Doodle Duvet Gives Kids A Chance To Draw On The Bed

Do you have kids who are constantly drawing on things they aren’t supposed to draw on?  Are you getting sick of telling them over and over not to do that?  Instead of fighting it you can now go with it and get them a Doodle Duvet. 

Wake Up To The Nostalgic (And Annoying) Sounds of the Pac-Man Alarm Clock

I don't know anyone who belongs to our generation that hasn't played or at least heard of Pac-Man--that tiny, yellow dude who went around mazes eating pac-dots while being chased by Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde and loading up on power pellets to turn the tide on his would-be assailants. Now fans and collectors can have a little piece of Pac-Man in their own room and right beside their bed care of the Pac-Man Alarm Clock by Firebox.

Sweat Your Way To A Beautiful Glow With An Aluminum Facial

If you read beauty magazines you will know that hydration is key in the quest for glowing skin.  Well, if hydration is something your skin is in need of and you have no problem with looking like a creepy robot for about 15 minutes then the Akaishi Aluminum Facial Spa may be for you. 

2D Glasses Make 3D Movies Suitable For All

Are you one of the many people who get headaches or nausea while watching 3D movies, but don't want to get ditched at the lobby when your friends all head in to checkout the latest visually stunning flick? Then grab these 2D glasses to revert the movie back into its original, flatter form.