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Virtual Beer Satisfies Every Sense - Except Taste

Thinking of a cool, frosty beer after a long day at work or play? Just imagine cracking open a cold one... nice! Now you can experience the vicarious pleasure of popping open a beer or soda can anytime, anywhere, as often as you want.

First-Time Personalized Videos From NKOTB, Serena Williams & Others

What would you think about having your favorite artist not only autograph memorabilia for you but also personalize a video message with words that you compose? This is the first time major sports figures and artists have signed memorabilia and provided personalized video messages that are delivered directly to fans via the Internet.

New Aircraft to Circle Globe on Nothing but Solar Energy

For the past four years, a team of engineers has been working on an aircraft that is powered only by solar energy. After countless hours of measuring, calculating and building, their aircraft was finally ready to be unveiled to the world.

MaYoMo - Mobile News Is Phoning It In!

Remember those great newspaper movies of the 1940s that portrayed zany journalists racing for the phones to call in their breaking news stories? Well, in a little less than 70 years, today's journalists are now bloggers and videographers who are able to not only submit a story via their mobile phones, but also capable of uploading a video to accompany their news articles.

Indoor Fireworks From Sega Toys Light Up Your Living Room

Sega Toys introduces the Uchiage Hanabi, a modified planetarium with speakers that brings fireworks indoors to spark up any celebration, no matter what the weather.

New Hospice Service For Pets: Pet Peace Of Mind

What happens to pets when their owners have terminal illnesses? Unfortunately, many of them end up in already overcrowded shelters. But Pet Peace Of Mind, a program developed by the Rev. Delana Taylor McNac for the Hospice of Green County Inc. in Tulsa, has a solution that's good for the patient and good for the pet.

Japan's NTT DoCoMo Updates the 'Pay Phone'

Hauled into jail by some rural deputy sheriff and need to pay a fine? If you're in Japan, you can use that one phone call to make an instant cash transfer. Finally, a pay phone that actually pays!

Dental Plaque Detection Camera Puts Your Teeth On TV

Dental-ivision? It's the ultimate reality show, and besides, what would you rather watch: oral hygiene or Oral Roberts? Thanks to the Miharu Dental Intraoral Plaque Detection Camera, you CAN handle the tooth, right in your own living room.

British Surgeon Uses Laser Therapy To Treat Breast Cancer

The cancer surgeon that pioneered "keyhole mastectomy" in Britain, is now the pioneer of another new breast cancer treatment: a form of laser or light therapy, known as photodynamic therapy (PDT).

Top Ten Enterprise Microblog Sites

Are Twitter and Facebook lacking because they don't offer a complement of collaborative tools including threaded replies, RSS feeds, photo and file sharing? Have other microblogging platforms found a chink in their armor? Is 'enterprise microblogging' the next step in the evolutionary process of social networking? Yes, it appears that several new collaboration suites have emerged to fill this void...and in advance of Google Wave's scheduled debut in the Fall.

The 6 Best Ways To Get The Spring Back OR Into Your Step

If you've lost your spring or even if you just want more, Wavespring™ has developed a spring-loaded shoe technology to propel you right off the ground into the air!

Green Home Concierge: Helping Busy People Go Green!

For homeowners who have been thinking about reducing their carbon footprint by making their home just a little bit more environmentally friendly, but just can't find the time to do it; there's a trendy new concierge service that can help.

Twitter Powered Mobile Ice Cream Shop

A number of businesses have been popping up lately which use Twitter to recruit clientele, proving just how powerful social networking can be, especially when it comes to business development. The latest business powered by Twitter is Coolhaus, the mobile Ice Cream shop.

E-Ink Electronic Coach Playboard Design

The E-Ink Electronic Coach Playboard replaces traditional pen and paper with a virtual pad featuring a variety of preloaded sports templates. Select the game and design the perfect game-winning play.

Customer Service By Johnny The Bagger & TaxiTerry

Once in great while you learn how a simple act of service can bypass the brain and go straight to the heart. Did you ever think that a bagger with a 'thought for the day' or a cab driver with a 'database' could help build customer loyalty! Watch these videos and you will come to understand how a simple idea can have far-reaching ramifications.