Miscellaneous

Living Like Hippies With Wanna Start A Commune

In the 60's and 70's, communal living was popular throughout North America, and while it may not have been long-lasting or particularly successful back then, it's a reemerging trend today with businesses like Wanna Start a Commune that focus on networking for communal living standards.

Insulation and Packaging Products Made With Mushrooms Roots From Ecovative Design

Recently the co-founders of Ecovative Design, who live by the cradle-to-cradle philosophy, have invented two revolutionary new products from mushroom roots, ""Greensulate"" and "Acorn". These two products could be alternative products for energy conservation and waste reduction. "Acorn" is a compostable packaging material and "Greensulate" is an organic insulation.

Your Worst Fears Come Alive With Morbid Crochet Art

Have you ever wanted to create morbid works of art out of yarn? Well this artist sure has, and I think she gets her point across quite well.

Tesla Model S Loaded With Technology and Massive Touchscreen to Control Everything

The Tesla Model S Sedan has been a long time coming and saying that it has piqued quite a few interests is an understatement. With all electric power and seating for the whole family, the Model S looks to have a promising future. However, in case those reasons aren't enough, Tesla also decided to throw in one of the most impressive infotainment systems available on the market.

Learn Your Chemistry from Ptable.com

Whether you're a chemistry student, or a full-time lab worker, you've probably spent some good time staring at the Period Table of Elements.  But you might not have even seen a version of the Period Table like Ptable.com.  Prepare to have your atoms shaken up by the amount of information you can get from this site.

Siberian Sculptors Erect Monument to Yeti

Last month, I wrote an article about a scientific expedition that set out to the mountains of Siberia to explore recent reports of Bigfoot sightings. Although fruitless so far, organizers deterred by the severe climate are determined to resume the search this summer. A monument has been erected to honor this yeti expedition, but viewers cannot resist the urge to smile upon viewing it. Read on and find out why.

It’s My Scar: One Of A Kind Jewelry Tells Your Story

Finding unique pieces of jewelry is no easy task, especially when you're looking for one-of-a-kind pieces that are reflective of your personality or tell a story about your life. A highly personal, custom jewelry company ensures that every piece of fashion jewelry you wear will be unlike anything worn by any other person. Although, the jewelry design may be familiar, since it's customized to look just like a scar on your body that tells the story of your journey.

Semen Spy: Need I Say More?

Ever get a hankerin' to detect for semen?  No?  Me neither.  I don't think James Bond carried this little spy gadget around.  But as a kit to make sure your kids aren't doing something naughty, the KJB Semen Detection Spy Kit is probably a good idea.

Necktie Camera Ensures That Board Meetings Will Never Be The Same

Even James Bond would look stylish wearing this suave tie.  But he wouldn't say, "Smile!  You're on camera!" the way that I would.  I'd make a horrible spy...

Sentimental Connections: Honoring Loss With Keepsake Ashes

When a loved one passes away, it's important to have something to remember them by. While many people, after cremation, keep their loved ones ashes on display in an urn a new trend is emerging with businesses like Sentimental Connections creating new ways to memorialize the important people we have lost.

Got Legos? Innovative Earth Friendly Ideas To Upcycle Lego Bricks

Thanks to my Lego fanatic husband my kids are Lego fans too. I don't mind. Really! I appreciate it. Lego bricks are a wonderful imagination opening resource for building basic life long art skills that can be used in various careers (ex. architecture), but don't think I don't notice the material they're made with. This is why I've put together a list of earth friendly ways to recycle used Lego bricks. 

BMW Moves the Z2 Roadster into Production

A short while back, BMW began releasing some teaser photos of a small roadster called the Z2. At the time, production seemed like a long shot at best and many people just wrote the lightweight roadster off as a concept and nothing more. Now, BMW has officially announced that the Z2 will enter production and will be more than able to compete with the vehicles in its class.

Russian Orphan Designs Winning Spaceship Logo

A talented, 15-year-old Russian orphan has won the competition to design the space mission emblem that is certain to go down in space travel history. Read on for more information about this very special contest and its extraordinary winner.

Girlfriends Across the Nation Grab Fly Swatters To Fight Off RC Dragonfly

Giant bugs are an everyday occurrence where I live in good ol' Florida. And while I can't say that we have bugs as big as this remote controlled dragonfly, I can say they get pretty close. So be careful if you fly this around your girlfriend if you live in The Sunshine State. She'll flatten this little whopper out with one swing of a fly swatter. But you can be sure that it looks really cool flying around before it gets crushed...

New G.I. Joe Verses Old G.I. Joe... Which Is More Cool?

GI Joe. Just those two words conjure a multitude of childhood memories for me. Action? Adventure? GI Joe knew the way. Then he got really tiny--roughly 9 inches smaller. And his mission changed. And now there is a movie coming out based on the little tiny GI Joe figures. But my heart still rests with the 12 inch figures from my youth... Which is more cool?