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RabMixers by Ming Tong: It’s Not Easter, But…Why Not?

By and large, hand mixers are usually pretty boring, n’est ce pas? Well, hang on because the RabMixer is not only unusual, it is truly adorable! Read on and Hello Kitty, move over!

Nothing Dumb About This Fitness Invention

Though its not entirely effective, Jin Le's new invention could be a hit for some individuals who tend to hit the gym on a regular basis.

Sh!t Happens! Why Not Have A Fun Place To Put It?

Jungeschachtel (shit happens) is a new design agency founded by two established graphic, advertising, and packaging designers -- Nina Dautzenber and Andrea Gadesmann -- and the agency dog, Cuno, whose prior experience was being "the cutest little lab on earth."

Quell the Smell with Deodorant Clothing

Call it "don't mask, don't smell" clothing! Specially treated fibers used to make Aoki's summer clothing line not only absorb odors, they kill the bacteria that make them.

The Original Octabong: No More Boring Beer Parties

Racing beers against one another, or beer bonging as it is known among the collegiate set, is a party practice that has been around at least since the 1960s (sober records discount earlier claims). If you have never heard of beer bonging, read on. If you have, do the same.

Does Loud Bar Music Increase Drinking Patterns?

Researchers claim that bar patrons tend to drink faster and more heavily when the music that surrounds them is loud. Is this so or is it merely an attempt to block out the music from all thought processes? Read on, but stay…sober.

How To Make A Rule Organ

Even if it was created out of sheer boredom, this DIY takes one of the most popular school items and turns it into a neat invention that can help pass the time.

Fire Up Your Romance With The Travelmate Portable Fireplace!

Now here's a design that's bound to catch fire. A traveling gas fireplace!

How To Make A Decorative Lamp For Your Home

Since a lot of DIYs are mostly electronics, a few aspiring individuals have tried to come up with some simple and easy inventions geared towards those that aren’t techies. The following is just one of those projects that get you away from technology.

How To Make Your Own Custom Fisheye Lens

Don't feel like emptying your bank account to purchase a fisheye lens? Then why not try to make your own lens with help from one determined inventor!

Spanish Melons That Taste Like Lemons: Will Wonders Never Cease?

It took twelve years to create this melon that tastes like a lemon. Instead of asking why, if you live in the UK, try to track them down, as they will soon be available. If you live elsewhere, read on anyway for all the tasty details.

Hasselblad Introduces The Hasselhoff Of Cameras

Along with looking very stylish and bigger than other rival products, Hasselblad’s latest digital SLR camera is looking to win the competition with a photo finish.


When Can A Bialy Save Your Life? When It's A "Nanobialy"

New York bialys are every bit as great as the New York bagel, but who ever thought a nano particle would be named after one? The newest addition to nano-names makes the bialy a veritable hero!

Sony Releases System With Speakers The Size Of Golf Balls

15 years ago, anyone could tell you that manufacturers could never make a speaker the size of a golf ball. Back then, that idea would seem unbelievable and amazingly stupid because who would buy speakers that small? Sony has an answer.


This DIY Design Project Is One For The BOTTLEBOY!

Of course, you could mount some metal hooks on your walls to hang your handbag or hat when you come in the door. But the Bottleboy has so much more appeal, recycles a PET plastic bottle, and makes a great DIY project: you can make one Bottleboy hook or a whole wardrobe full of them!


Will Cuil Fail?

Can a new search engine make it out in the crowded web world. Some Google Ex-patriots are trying to find out.

A Solution To The Runaway Beach Umbrella

Since wind gusts like to make a surprise appearance at the beach every once in a while, one company has come up with an invention to make sure your umbrella doesn’t fly away.


Ford's "Smart Intersection" Could Reduce Intersection Accidents

Talking, eating, texting, changing the radio station...all things that we do while we are driving. They take our attention away from the road and significantly increase the likelihood of an accident, especially at intersections. A new system from Ford, called "Smart Intersection" was designed to reduce the number of accidents related to driver distraction.

Blast Off With A Spying Rocket

If you want to get a live video with an aerial view then a spying camera could be just what you need.

Audi Takes on Traffic Lights

Red Lights; The worst enemy of almost every driver in the world. Not to mention they force you to sit there and burn your precious fuel without getting anything out of it. Audi decided that the almighty light has reigned too long and plans on taking them out of the equation.