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Pee Power Potential Fuel: Convenient and Greener

Ever wonder how much pee power you have? No? Maybe you should. It turns out your pee isn't just waste. It has fueling potential according to scientist from Ohio University. This fueling potential could be put to use in the near future.   

Study Finds Swearing May Lessen Pain

Have you ever stubbed your toe or bumped your head and immediately yelled out a swear word? Researchers now say that pain can be more tolerable if you simply utter a curse word of your choice.

The Mind Relaxer: A Mini-Vacation For Your Brain

Stressed out?  Over worked?  Send your noggin on vacation with the Mind Relaxer!

The Tick Mark Wristwatch: A Unique Way To Tell Time

Want an innovative way of finding out what time it is?  Though initially confusing, this stylish gadget may just be the ticket.  Read on to find out more about the Tick Mark Wristwatch.

Pop Star Parties:VIP Birthday Parties For Aspiring Pop Princes and Princesses

 We've seen business like Celeb 4 a Day  or League of Rock that allow adults to live like rock stars and find them in the spotlight that they've been yearning for; but what about the children, don't they deserve to be treated like stars, too? A UK company thinks so, but instead of letting kids live like rock stars, they treat them like the little pop princes and princesses that they deserve to be!

Paint Tube Doorstop Adds Color & Humor To Any Room

Doorstops... could any home furnishing accessory be more boring? Japan's Tokyu Hands takes the humble doorstop and gives it new life by imitating the natural wedge shape of artist's acrylic paint tubes.

Solar Powered Blimp Across The English Channel?

If you have ever seen a blimp in the sky the Hindenburg disaster in 1937 may have crossed your mind. It's a terrible and scary story. The kind of story that makes a person never want to ride one of these things, but blimps have come a long way since then. In fact, recently a group of French engineers equipped a helium blimp with solar panels. 

Retro Tape Dispenser Sticks In Your Memory

This cool retro tape dispenser from J-ME sticks in your mind like a catchy 80s hit from a misplaced mix tape.

Lap Desk Keeps Your Computer Cool

Ever suffer from "Sweaty Thigh Syndrome?"  You know, that intense heat generated by your laptop computer that melts through your pants and paints your legs like a sunburn?  I know I have.  And I applaud the innovation behind this laptop folding table with integrated cooling fans.

Shocking Liar: The Game That Hurts

Want to know if your best friend is having a fling with your girlfriend?  Or if little Billy has been smoking the wacky weed?  If so, the Shocking Liar "game" may be just what you need.

Bank Note Handkerchiefs Make You Feel Cooler and Richer

Wiped out in the market? Wipe up that cold sweat with replica 10,000 yen bank notes!

Can You Spot It? 10 Subtle Ads Crave Your Attention

In the competition to get your attention on a product, marketing firms utilize a lot of tricks.  One of them is to subtly place phallic imagery into an ad in hopes that it will filter somehow into your subconscious and lead you to purchase the product.  Read on for a few examples...

NHTSA Could Mandate New Safety Features for 2012

Recent advances in automotive technology have offered an increased level of security for every driver on the road. Systems that automatically slow your vehicle down when an impending collision is detected and sensors that watch for other vehicles during a lane change are just two examples of such technologies and also the ones the NHTSA may be mandating for all new vehicles.

Manga Painted Keyboards Bring Anime Idols To Your Fingertips

Artistic keyboards have come and gone, but few have looked as good as these exquisite manga painted anime art keyboards by star illustrators CARNELIAN and TONY.

Ghost Lighter Rides Wave Of Cuteness To Flame And Fortune

The Ghost Lighter does nothing more than provide a flickering flame at the flick of a finger, and you know what? That's OK. The in-your-face cuteness of the design stands on its own as a statement of pure creative whimsy.