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Japan to Ban Spam E-mail. Seriously

Spam - junk e-mail, not the canned mystery meat - has been effectively banned by the government of Japan. Wishful thinking, or a positive step in the elimination of one of life's greatest annoyances?

New World Record for Largest Single-Cylinder Motorcycle

When we think of today's motorcycles, most people will automatically picture a V-Twin on a sunny afternoon. We sometimes forget about the hard hitting single cylinders. However, Franz Langer has come up with something that should bring the spotlight back to single cylinders for at least a while.

Neat Idea? It’s A Watch And A TV Remote All In One!

Make sure you're always on time to catch your favorite TV show with this beautiful, cutting-edge creation.

Amazing Police Supercars : Reasons Not to Speed From Around the World : Part 2

Well, in case none of the Police Supercars from the previous list caught your attention, maybe some of these will. Again, in no particular order.

Selling Cellphones to the Gray Generation

Society may be aging but the older generation still wants to enjoy the benefits of technology. Marketers like Japan's NTT Docomo realize this and their new Raku Raku ("Easy Easy") Phone Basic S cellphone brings hi-tech back to basics.

Scotland's New Supercar : Falen

Keating isn't the only new kid on the block when it comes to sports car anymore. Dowdeswell and Hardie design studio based in Gleneagles, Scotland has released some concept drawings of what is supposed to be their first step into the supercar world. Assuming it does make it into production, it will easily be one of the most amazing designs ever created.

Luna: A Watch to Watch Out For

A combination of stainless steel, Swarovski's finest crystal, a portion of Signity's brilliance in gems, a Spessartite Garnet and the design element of John Pszeniczny have gone into creating the Luna watch, a uber cool time machine.

Amazing Police Supercars :Reasons Not to Speed from Around the World : Part 1

Speeding is unsafe and in almost all cases it is wrong. Having said that, if the risk you are posing to yourself and others doesn't deter you and nor does the punishment, perhaps seeing these in your rearview mirror will at least make you think twice before you try again. Because you won't get away from these police supercars.

Space Beer, A Drink That's Really Outta This World

Space beer... mmm, space beer. Brewed from barley seeds that orbited our planet countless times on the International Space Station, this is one outta this world beverage!

The Traveling Notebook Barbecue Grill: Great For Camping!

And here you have it! Among hot finds this Memorial Day weekend, the Brits have beat the U.S. again in barbecue originality. This time it's the simple, but ingenious, notebook barbecue grill, one that would be terrific for camping or picnics!

Sumo Wrestling's Newest Champion Euro-Trashes Stereotypes

Think of sumo wrestlers and you'll probably conjure up images of fat Japanese guys in loincloths. Forget about all that - for the first time, a European has won sumo wrestling's coveted Emperor's Cup!

A Certified Pre-Owned...Lamborghini??

Somewhere on most peoples' "5 Cars I Must Own Before Dying" list you will find a Lamborghini, and with good reason. Sadly, most people (me included) will never get the chance to own one of these amazing machines. However, Lamborghini is upping your chances by developing a pre-owned program.

A Multi-Functional Hearing Aid That Makes You Really Happy!

This man is jumping for joy. He can hear all the sounds in his environment, just like fully-hearing people can. He can also wirelessly connect to his mp3 player, watch TV, and make and receive cell phone calls... all through his hearing aid!

As Phonak, the maker of his Exélia™ hearing aid, suggests, the picture represents the joy that comes from finally experiencing a full life.


Welcome to Maifoot, Service With a Servant!

Maifoot, located in Tokyo's geek mecca of Akihabara, delightfully combines everything Japanese Otaku love so well: maids, nurses, cosplay, massages, and maids. Did I mention, the staff are all maids.

Wine Glass Holders That Glow While You Do!

Evenings are great times for summer picnics and yard parties. After the sun goes down, the air is cooler, stars come out, and it's time to kick back a little. The British, who take every advantage of good weather to get outside, have come up with a way to get tipsy without tipping their wine glasses in the dark.

Citrulline Snacks and Drinks do Athletes a Flavor

Citrulline is the new "flavor of the month" in Japan, and now it's creating a buzz over here. A non-essential amino acid found in watermelon rinds, citrulline is being added to energy drinks and even chewing gum - but it's sexual athletes who have really sat up and noticed! 

Air-Dining (or How To Balance Food And Drink At A Barbecue)

Managing food and beverage is a feat at any table-less dinner. Air-dining, as I call it, can be a challenge for a guest, particularly at a large dinner party. In honor of the official start of the barbecue season this Memorial Day weekend, I thought I'd give you a tip on what to bring with you to keep your air-dinner, wine, or beer, off your shirt.

Mesmerizing Glassware: Float By Molo

It's not often that a glassware design stops me dead in my tracks. But I spotted float glassware on the molo design website several weeks ago and, after my fingers did the walking there, oh, another dozen times, I'm convinced I'm in love.

Breaking The Oil Addiction: Oil And Water Do Mix In India

India, like the U.S., is trying to escape its dependence on imported oil. While everyone save the American government is talking about power sources like hydrogen and ethanol to get cars moving, one Indian inventor is looking for a much simpler solution.

Opel Agila Car Shoes: They Do Exist

Designed by Luca Stappers the shoes are a part of Opel's promotional campaign for the new Agila minicar.