Miscellaneous

California Proposes new Method to Standardize Testing for Tires

Low rolling resistance tires are just now coming into the spotlight with many manufacturers, most likely due to the steadily increasing averages they are required to meet. One issue with the production of these new tires is the lack of a standardized method of testing and rating them based on how much resistance they produce. A new proposal by the California Energy Commission (CEC)hopes to solve this problem and help consumers move toward the new tires by removing all the guesswork.

The Green Truck Brings Green Food To You

Somewhere in Los Angeles California a sustainable meal truck, the Green Truck, is delivering meals made with organically grown ingredients. To find the truck's location a customer can track it via a GPS tracker, twitter or by phone. So, a customer can always know where the truck is parked right now.

Join the Resistance in the Terminator Salvation Multiplayer Game

This is the most well-rounded browser-based action title I've played in some time.  Fun, intuitive, and challenging enough to keep you hooked for quite some time, the game is sure to impress.

8 Gifts That Could Make Your Father Hate You

We've all given a gag gift at some point.  And we've all probably had at least one experience where the gift has backfired.  Father's Day (and dad's birthdays in general) always represent quite a challenge.  Here are 8 items that I know would not work for my Dad--and may not work for yours as well.

Stylish Shades Help You See What's Behind You

Want to see where you've been, and look stylish while doing it?  These shades are a must-have for spies when conducting surveillance in outdoor situations.

As Seen On TV: Is The Nicer Dicer... Nicer?

I'm all for gadgets that save time in the kitchen.  The Genius Nicer Dicer offers an attractive solution to chopping stuff with a knife: one push and the veggie is diced--with no mess on the counter.  But does it work?

Disheveled Fashion Expands To Pre-Dirtied White Shoes!

Lately the pre-worn look in fashion has been all the rage. No longer do fashion lovers need to rely on wear and tear to get the disheveled, broken in look. We've seen these trends appear in jeans, shirts, jackets and more, but now the broken in fashion look is appearing in shoes as well.

Google Labs: Google Squared

Google Labs, the experimental division of Google, has made public their developing project Google Squared.  The concept of Google Squared is to take searching into related topics and offer multiple forms of links and related media.

Laughs Will and Testament: Japan's New Manga Will Kits

Estate planning goes from exhausting to exciting as Kokuyo's manga style will kit explains tough legal issues in classic comic book style.

Fujifilm FinePix Z300, First Digital Camera With LCD Touchscreen

The Fujifilm FinePix Z300 digital camera is a 10-megapixel point-and-shoot beauty that features a 3-inch LCD touchscreen similar to the one on the iPhone. No need to click to take a pic, just point, touch and shoot!

Put Dad In The Spotlight With Unique Father’s Day Gift From Faux Show

If you've got a father who would appreciate a unique Father's Day gift that's all about him, that also puts him in the spotlight, then you need to learn about unique new business Faux Show.

Navify Adds Multimedia to Wikipedia Entries

It's always good to find a site that enhances the experience of using the phenomenally popular Wikipedia to create new and useful pages for researchers and casual searchers alike.  That's what Navify is all about.

Track Somebody Worldwide With The Tracker Pro

If you've read any of my previous spy gadget articles, you know that stuff like this sort'a scares me. In this case we have a really small tracking device... that works on a global scale. I'm already searching my pockets to make sure that I don't have one on me...

USB Cigarette Could Be Habit Forming, Humor Inducing

The e-cigarette from Thanko plugs into your computer's USB port and offers puffers a genuine smoking experience... without all the nicotine, tar, ashes, smell and, er, smoke.

Top 5 Coolest Senior-Friendly Businesses Around For Father’s Day

With Father's Day approaching, we're all searching for the perfect gift to let dad know just how much we appreciate him. But for those of us who are still fortunate enough to have grandfather's in our lives, Father's Day provides the opportunity to honor grandparents too. So in honor of grandfathers, inspired by my own Grandad's approaching 90th birthday, here are the top senior friendly businesses that can help you show your grandfather just how much you love him this Father's Day.