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Tokyo Game Show 2009 Booth Companions Shatter Stereotypes - NOT!

Come for the gaming, stay for the girls! The 2009 Tokyo Game Show got off to a bang with the Parading Of The Booth Babes, or "Companions" as they're currently called.

Who Needs Animals When You Can Grow Your Own Beef? The Cocoon Grower & Cooker

The thought of eating genetically grown veggies is one thing, but meat and fish grown from pre-mixed muscle cells and nutrients...? I just can't bring myself to say hmm...yummy.

007 Style Zippo Offers More Than Just A Light

James Bond would be proud to have this lighter in his arsenal of high-tech gadgets...

“I’ma Let You Finish” Novelty T-Shirts Mock The Viral Kanye West Phemonenon

Kanye West's recent MTV Video Music Awards invasion created a media frenzy and went viral with a number of related videos beginning with the opening the rap star used when going onstage to interrupt Taylor Swift's award acceptance speech, "I'ma let you finish..." It's a statement that has become forever imbedded in pop culture jargon and it's also inspired fashion.

What Are BuckyBalls?

What are BuckyBalls?  Possibly the coolest educational toy (and best use of technology as a frivolous time-killer) that I've seen in a while...

Melanie Bilenker Hair Jewelry: Artistic Accessories Made from Human Hair

We've seen jewelry made of human hair in the past; it's been woven, beaded, braided and been used as the main medium for many chic creations. But there's a new kind of hair jewelry out there that's far more refined, detailed and artistic than anything we've seen before.

Romanian Medical Center Has Unique Ad Campaign That May Put Them Out of Business

Sick and tired of the current health care situation?  Check out this clever ad campaign for Rosana Medical.  If successful we'll see an example of "If there were more companies like you, there would be less companies like you."

Hey Wilson Meet Joules and His Electric Tandem Bike

Finally! Finally! There may be a way to escape my husbands desire to ride a tandem bike together. At least I think there may be. Why? An inventor, who needs to be thanked over and over again, has invented a tandem companion. No, she isn't sexy nor alive!

Introducing the World's First Photocopier Chair

Japanese avant-garde designer Tomomi Sayuda thought it would be a good idea to build a photocopier into a chair. So did I, in grade school, but Sayuda actually went and did it.

YO2 - Delta: A New Kind of Yo-Yo

The Yo-yo has been around since roughly 500BC.  In all that time I have yet to figure out how to get the stupid thing to glide back up the string.  But... the Yo-yo enters a new era with the advent of the YO2-Delta - a new take on an old toy.

Sleepless In Toothpaste Land? Try Pearly Dreams

"Sleepless in toothpaste land?" may sound like a weird title for a column about a toothpaste. But Pearly Dreams is a weird toothpaste. It's supposed to make you... sleep. There are all kinds of solutions for sleeplessness... tapes, meditation, sleeping pills, sex, supplements, drinking till you pass out.... why not one more?

Three Square Greetings: Cards For The Incarcerated

We've seen businesses run by prisoners who are currently incarcerated, as well as those that give former convicts a second chance by employing them following their release from the big house. But now there's a special line of greeting cards which is exclusively geared towards those kept behind lock and key.

Accessories For The Shoe Lover: Wacky Footwear Inspired Masks

Shoes are supposed to be worn on your feet, but not according to designer Minna Parkikka who has transformed her love of footwear into another unusual type of fashion.

Oddfellows: Three Inches of Genius

Want a little bit of inspiration while working on your next invention?  These little guys may not help you lift your tools, they may be able to lift your spirits!

Hallucinate, Meditate, and Zone Out With Trip Glasses

Having a hard time decompressing from work?  Try zoning out with the Trip Glasses!