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Apple's iPhone 5 Rumored to Have Curved Cover Glass

Apple iPhone fans are all aflutter about the upcoming iPhone 5, with one of the most persistent rumors stating the next-gen smartphone will have a curved cover glass. Apple's reported purchase of up to 300 glass cutting machines just adds fuel to the fire.

First Step Toward Invention Success - Ignore The Naysayers!

As you begin your path toward bringing your invention to market, you might become keenly aware of how many naysayers suddenly show up in your life.   And when I say naysayers I mean people who don't share your vision, don't believe you can make things happen or let you know that for some reason or another you cannot actualize your invention dreams. 

Chinese Jewelry Store Robot Runs Rings Around the Competition

Glittering jewels, precious metals and fine craftsmanship... and that's just the salesperson! A Beijing jewelry store's humanoid robot employee should know of such things, since she's partially made of them.

Shorter Hop - Qantas Gets You Through The Airport Fast

Qantas are letting you check in and board with just your Frequent Flyer card.

KFC China's 'Taste of Ireland' Chicken Will Turn You Green

KFC China must have mixed up Kentucky with County Kerry, otherwise how can we explain KFC's new “Taste of Ireland”: chicken roasted with Irish cream liqueur.

Wasabi Kit Kat: Who Knew Chocolate & Horseradish Could Taste So Good?

Japan's Kit Kat bars are famous for their amazing variety of far-out flavors but this one takes the horseradish-flavored cake: Wasabi Kit Kat.

Can't Find The Right Chair? BYOC! (Build Your Own Chair)

Now that you've tried at least two dozen 'ergonomic' chairs and purchased about half of them, are you tired of finding out that none of them feel like they did when you tried them in the store?  Well, by now, you should know which part of each chair actually felt good.  And now is when the folks at BioFit have come up with the BYOC option - Build Your Own Chair.

Wal-Mart Buying Into China's Booming E-Commerce Market

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced it is buying a minority stake in Yihaodian, one of China's fastest growing online retailers. The U.S.-based retail giant's long-term plan to boost sales in the lucrative international and online market sectors is about to take a great leap forward.

Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Facebook Calls Google's 'Social Circle' Kettle Black

Facebook, whose user privacy infractions have been widely criticized by the press, the blogosphere and the government is turning the tables on one its primary Internet rivals. Apparently what's good for the golden goose is not good for Google - as Facebook is involved in an alleged smear campaign to expose the search giant's attempts at infringing on netizens' privacy rights.

Walkie The Talkie - An App That Pays You To Use It

Gigwalk pays you to use your smartphone.

Converse Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Collaboration Gives Gamers a Kick

Converse and Nintendo have teamed up to create the ultimate gamer's shoe: the Super Mario Bros Chuck Taylor Hi. Available in black or white, these super Super Mario shoes are due to be released this July, only in Japan.

Collagen Beer Foam Can Give You a Beauty of a Buzz

Who knew drinking beer could be a beauty treatment for your face, hair, nails and skin? Japan did, that's who, so throw away those beer goggles and raise a toast to feeling good & looking great!

Panda Shorts Bring Up the Rear When it Comes to Environmental Fashion

Panda Shorts seen lately on the streets of Shanghai, China, are cute, comfortable, and might just be this spring's wildest new fashion trend. What do you say, ladies, do you dare to go bear?

SDF Cup Noodle Helps Japan's Army Fight Hunger

From C-rations to MREs, the U.S. Army's food has come a long way. Then there's Japan, whose army enjoys specially formulated and distinctively packaged versions of that old student standby, Cup Noodle instant ramen.

Nuts For Google - Google Adds Business Photos To Street View

Google wants to come to your business, take some photos, and post them on Google Maps.

Too Many Pandas & Not Enough ZooKeepers

While "Panda" is only a code name for Google's recent algorithmic re-engineering of search results, one has to wonder if too many Pandas are spoiling the soup? I'm sure software engineer Navneet Panda never imagined that his name would become associated with striking fear in the hearts and minds of publishing sites - when he first began the process of targeting so-called "content farms."

Keep Your Brush Fresh with Yumaki Subscription Toothbrushes

Maybe you can't handle the tooth, but Yumaki can. This stylish Scandinavian-Japanese collaboration offers 18 cool colorful toothbrush models and by signing up for an annual subscription, Yumaki will send you a new one every 3 months.

Barack Obama Lookalike Campaigns for a Better Tasting KFC Sandwich

'Mmm, change is good!,' exclaims a Barack Obama lookalike and soundalike on a recent KFC commercial aired in Hong Kong. If campaigning for voters' stomachs instead of their minds is a new trend, then I for one wholeheartedly agree!

Facebook.cn Forges Past Firewall To Access China's Ad Dollars & World Domination?

A lot has been written about Facebook's potential expansion on the international digital horizon. To date, being blocked in China by the Great Firewall is not where Mr. Zuckerberg would like to remain. There's over 1.3 billion citizens that reside in this authoritarian state where over a third are active netizens. As these numbers correlate to potential new ad revenue dollars, Facebook.cn could scale exponentially with the right deal. World domination - on the other hand -might be the ultimate goal.

Apple iPad 2 Goes on Sale in Mainland China Today

The Apple iPad 2 tablet officially goes on sale in mainland China today and for Apple fans who've been lined up all night the wait will be well worth it. The same goes for Apple Inc., for whom pictures of huge lineups for the iPad 2 tablet aren't just worth a thousand words, they're worth millions of dollars!