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Cell Phone Exposure Reverses Alzheimer's Symptoms In Mice

If mice could use cell phones they would never get Alzheimer's disease, new findings from the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) reveal.  But don't laugh yet: more studies like this could result in non-intervention, non-drug treatments to reverse Alzheimer's disease and even prevent it from ever developing.

24 Karat Gold Pencils Make Great Gifts, Prove Your Precious Mettle

Pencils plated with 24K gold by Korean designer Daisung Kim not only make impressive gifts, they show the recipient you've got the write stuff!

Japanese Air Force Stunt Pilots Put On "Wheel" Great Show

OK, you're the elite Red Club of the JASDF and you want to put on a Blue Angels style air show. Problem is, the radar base you're performing at doesn't have an airfield. What to do?

China ice sculpture tragically made entirely from beer

The city of Harbin in northern China is widely known for it's freeze-your-snowballs-off temperatures and it's annual ice festival. Domestically, the city is also known for it's beer. Sadly, some wiseguy decided to combine the two to create a ginormous ice sculpture with nothing more than copious amounts of frozen beer. Such a waste...

The Smallest Ionizing Air Purifier Made Just For Pets To Wear

If you've been dying to purify the air that surrounds your pet as he navigates your home, yard, and the world at large, then you can relax.  The invention - the Ionizing Air Purifier for Pets - to end all allergic reactions and bad smells that irritate you and your pet is now available for your pet to wear 24/7 on an accompanying harness.

Solar Roof Orbs Channel Sunlight, Scare Your Neighbors

Using free sunlight to brighten your home means more than just opening your window blinds, thanks to these weird Japanese light-channeling roof orbs.

CGI Tricks Can Put You In Your Favorite Flicks

Always wanted to co-star with your favorite love interest in a TV romance? A Korean film studio is making it happen today for love-lorn Japanese drama fans.

Clock Art – Telling Time With Attitude

Steampunk clock-maker Roger Wood creates unique works of art with a variety of unusual materials.


Home Rock Climbing Combines Fitness With Decor

Old & busted: home fitness rooms. New hotness: home rock-climbing walls. Of course, it helps if your home has a 30-foot tall indoor wall, like this expensive looking Japanese house.

USB Retro Speakers Evoke Funky Vacuum Tube Styling

A new retro-styled USB speaker set from Hanwha recalls those far-off days when radio was king and a system failure just meant a vacuum tube blew... again.

For the Geek Gunslinger: The Grab-It Pack Gadget Holster

In the desolate wastelands of geekdom there are a few brave souls that have the fortitude to strap their gear close to their bodies in durable, pocket-laden holsters.  Are you one of these gunslingers of geekdom?  I soon will be...

Top 16 Fun Fashion Finds Of 2009 Part I: The Best In Wearable Gadgets & Just For Fun Fashions

It's been a big year for fashion finds. We've seen the weird, the wild, the geeky and the gorgeous. With the New Year right around the corner, it's time to count down the top fun fashion finds of 2009, and in part I of this feature you'll be treated to the best in wearable gadgets and the just for fun fashions that were truly memorable!


Be Careful. Your Pocket Change May Contain Secret Info

Need to subtly pass some data to someone?  These hollow coins may be the answer.

10 Ads That Will Absolutely Make You Puke

In an effort to curb any overindulgence of food and drink on New Year's Eve, I submit to you a series of advertisements utilizing vomit... yes... vomit... to sell various products.

What will these marketing guys & gals think of next...?


Crash Jewelry: Glitzy Jewelry Line Inspired By The Misery Of The Recession

2009 has been a hard year; you might not think it's a time period that would be memorialized in fashion but one designer has decided to take the economical situation of the year to inspire a line of accessories.