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Want To Create More Energy From Wind? Build A Tree

Many acres of land around the world have been given over to wind turbines to produce much needed electricity from what have been euphemistically termed "wind farms." They create a great deal of noise and some people find them unsightly. Not only that, if apocalyptic science fiction movies are correct, those giant blades will one day get loose and cause major death and destruction when the storm to end all storms hits. Now there is Tree Vent. A smaller, quieter, and more stylish way to harness wind energy.

Want A New Mode Of Transportation? Try Rollkers

There are many people around who still remember the old roller skates that you would strap onto your shoes and then try to skate around the neighborhood. Fast forward a few decades, take the design into the 21st century, and add a small battery-powered motor to each one, and you get the next generation of skates. The creator, Paul Chavand, has named them Rollkers.

Ukrainians Patch Shot-Up Vehicles With Loose Change

Drivers in the Ukraine have stumbled upon a cheap way to repair bullet-blasted vehicles. All it takes is a handful of pocket change, a glue gun and plenty of camouflage paint. Mind you, it helps to have survived the attack in the first place.

Eggs That Taste Like Fruit: The Latest Culinary Marvel

You may not like green eggs but how about orange?  Orange flavored eggs, that is.  While eggs that taste like fruit sounds like something out of a Dr. Seuss book or Willy Wonka factory, orange flavored eggs or "yuzu tama" are very much real.

Brooke Roberts Design: Brain Scans Transformed into Knitwear Patterns

Cardiac radiographer and designer, Brooke Roberts, has utilized digital technology to transform mundane MRI brain scans and medical imagery  into exciting, innovative patterns for  garments. Read on to learn more.

This T-Rex Illusion Will Blow Your Mind!

Look at that cute little T-Rex.  What's bizarre is that when you walk around the room, he turns his head and continues watching you.  How did it do that?  Read on and find out!

Want The World's Most Expensive Scoop Of Ice Cream? Take Out A Loan!

There are many people out there to whom ice cream is the ultimate in culinary enjoyment. They are able to discuss the difference between vanilla and French vanilla in exquisite detail. It is these people (and the very rich) who might actually go for the most expensive scoop of ice cream in the world. The first part of the expense is buying a plane ticket to Dubai.

Want An Alternative To A Tie? How About An Unusual Collar Clip?

There are those who say that a button-down collar is the sign of a buttoned-down mind. The tie being similar to a noose around the neck doesn't help that either. Even a cute bolo tie doesn't change the image much. However, Dapper and Swag's Collar Clips can give you an alternative that can seem both casual and dressy at the same time. The designs can range from antlers and cow skulls to anchors and owls.

10 Best New Surveillance And Hidden Spy Cameras For The Super Sneaky

Spy cameras have come a long way since their introduction back in the late 1800's. See ten of the most clever surveillance and hidden spy cameras currently available.

Want Wine To Be in Your Stars? Try An Astrologically Produced White

If you are looking for the perfect white -- say a nice Sauvignon Blanc -- you want to know that every possible step was taken to ensure the quality and taste. With Loxarel's Cora you can. Biodynamics have been employed in the making of this wine from planting to the finished product. That includes making sure that even the stars and planets were consulted astrologically at each stage in the process.

Overly Honest Or Overtly Sexist? Rear Window Sign Warns Of Woman Driver Behind The Wheel

A bright yellow MINI seen navigating the Fifth Ring Road in Beijing, China displayed a curious warning to fellow commuters in the form of a handmade rear window sign reading “New Driver – Woman”.

Want Your Water To Do New Tricks? Get A Swirl Tap

When you turn on the faucet in the bathroom water comes out. It is hard to imagine that the water would ever look any different, but one designer did have that much imagination. Simin Qiu, a product designer in London, was able to envision a water faucet that delivers the goods in a cool lattice pattern by swirling the water in two different directions. So he created the Swirl Faucet.

Want Shoes From The Stars? Wear Meteorites

Some women are totally obsessed with shoes and end up with huge collections of them in every shape and style. How many of them would go for these odd-looking high heels which were designed to resemble meteorites -- or space debris that has fallen to Earth. The idea behind these shoes came from the recent landing of the Philae lander on Comet 67P.

Want To Be Able To Pee Standing Up, Ladies? With Pee Pocket You Can

There is little that women envy men for. But when we are out in the wilderness or faced with disgustingly dirty toilets we really wish we could pee standing up. Sure there are devices out there that we can use, but they tend to be bulky and potentially messy. With The Pee Pocket we can carry it easily and discreetly and dispose of it neatly afterwards. It is the perfect tool to make potty breaks a little less stressful.

Wasabi & Beef Doritos From Frito-Lay Japan: Shut Up & Take My Money!

Could new Wasabi & Beef Doritos be a snack fit for a king? Frito-Lay Japan hopes to drive the point home by dubbing these meaty dippers “Royal Rich Taste Tortilla Chips”. Ditch that turkey drumstick, Henry, there's a new aristocratic snack in town – for a limited time only.