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At Last, A Matching Snuggie™ For Dogs!

Though I think my dog would die of heat stroke in the Snuggie For Dogs, I feel it my duty to report on its entry into the arena of dog wear.  After all, you might have a hairless dog.

10 Positively Inspiring Product Designs Win 2009 IDEA Awards

Emphasizing sustainability, functionality, aesthetics, and designs for underprivileged populations, all of the 2009 IDEA winners were deserving of their recognition. Here are 10 IDEA Gold Award winning product designs I think will inspire future product designers and manufacturers.

Sweat Proof Fabrics Biomimic Reponse Of Pine Cone To Humidity

Embarrassing underarm sweat stains on your clothing may soon be a thing of the past. And your comfort moving from arid to humid microclimates, as one does often in urban areas, may improve dramatically... and all with fabrics that biomimic the response of the pine cone to humidity.  Read why the pine cone may be the biomimetic hero of the next generation of fabrics.

Wall Street Journal Gunning For LinkedIn?

As legacy newspapers continue to seek out new ways to survive beyond their antiquated twentieth century business model, the Wall Street Journal has strapped on some big guns in an attempt to build a name in the Wild West terrain of Web 2.0. Leaked rumors indicate its jonesing for a mano-a-mano duel with LinkedIn in an attempt to attract some of that business network's 15 million monthly netizens.

Leap for the Skies with Powerbocks

Enjoy superhuman jumping power and height with these kangaroo-inspired Powerbocks.


Head Operated Mouse Helps The Handicapped Surf The 'Net

The Tracker Pro is the mouse version of the handicapped ramp you see on so many buildings.  It is the access port for disabled individuals to surf the Internet - hands free.  And I like it.

Battle Of The YouTube Videos - Eminem vs Mariah Carey

Social Media has been used for a lot of things, but fueling the the fire of an ongoing feud is a new twist. A singer and a rapper are using the tools of social media to expose their basest instincts.

BMW Helps You Be a Gentleman with New "Gentleman Function"

Under most circumstances, advances to make driving even more pleasurable are met with open arms and wide grins. This is especially true with BMW, the company that strives to create the perfect blend of performance and comfort in every one of their vehicles. Recently though, a new function on the BMW 7-Series has many people scratching their heads in confusion rather than jumping for joy.

Hideaway Elliptical Trainer: Workout Without the Gym

The Hideaway Elliptical Trainer is a beautiful exercise solution: all the workout of an elliptical trainer, without the massive size and expense. Get your full workout in even the smallest apartment.

Loop-In Concept "Skateboard"

The Loop-In combines skating and bicycling providing a thrilling new interface for performing your favorite tricks.

Scorpion EXO-900 3-in-1 Transformer Helmet

The Transformer Helmet provides three separate configurations, in addition to some other customizable features that make it the ultimate safety accessory for your next motorcycle ride.

Nerdy "Spiderman" Scales Building Using Vacuum Gloves

In the name of science, engineer Jem Stansfield climbs a 100-foot building using a pair of homemade vacuum gloves.

Top Ten Location-Based Mobile Social Networks

Location-based mobile social networking is growing by leaps and bounds. As smartphones proliferate around the world, more and more people are connecting to their mobiles versus their stationary computers to share experiences with others.

Coca-Cola Introduces Freestyle Vending With Customizable Soda Drinks

Coca-Cola is a company that has been and will forever be a leader in the beverage vending industry, and they are about to introduce even more cutting-edge technology to their company that will offer more drink diversity than ever!

MyTrybe Targets Behavioral Like-Mindedness In New Social Network

Trybe \trahyb\ n. a network of like-minded people Can another social network find the critical mass to grab any one's attention in the already over-saturated social media terrain? Between your followers on Twitter, your friends on Facebook, your professional contacts on LinkedIn, isn't your social dance card already booked up? How does a new entry gain the gravitas it needs to grow a sizable fan base for yet another social network? One with a catchy name like 'MyTrybe' thinks there is enough room to throw its hat in the ring!