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Women Think Macho Men Are Sexier Than Modest Men

What?  You thought that macho men were out?  Perhaps you were hoping that letting the sensitive side of your nature show would be more appealing, even sexy, to a woman.  Well, the researchers reporting in the Psychology of Men and Masculinity journal thought so too.

A Robotic Wheelchair That Will Even Heel For Your Dog

Japan is unquestionably the robot capital of the world.  They've invented robots that shop for you, cook for you, and even clean your toilets.  But this particular robotic wheelchair has a more noble responsibility....

TwistTogether Expands Its Line Of 'Legos' For Adults

If you've found yourself in Lego-withdrawal, hiding in the bathroom with toys stolen from your kids... You need TwistTogether's new interconnecting Shelves.  They come with TwistTogether interconnecting Lamps and they'll challenge you as often as you feel the need to re-decorate.

"That's What She Said" Now Coming In Pashto, Dari And Iraqi Arabic

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology try to bring Star Trek's translation technology to the battlefront, pave the way for hilarious mis-communications.

Social Media Insurgency: Facebook Stealing From Google According to TechCrunch

Maybe not on par with the Wikileak informant that spilled the beans regarding US classified information pertaining to the War in Afghanistan - but a social network engineer may be in a similar hot seat on the social media war-front between Google and Facebook - that is, according to a TechCrunch report.

Social Media Currency- Facebook Credits Go Retail With 7-11 Slurpies

It was just a matter of time for Facebook to step up its game to promote Facebook Credits to mainstream America in the real world. And what better way to do it than to have them available at nearly all of the 6,000 7-11 stores in the continental US?

Six New Bizarre Ramune Sodas Soothe Thirsts, Shock Stomachs

Octopus Ball Soda, anyone? Ramune summer shocker sodas do their worst to keep up with the Joneses.

Strong Bones Or Heart Attacks? Calcium Supplements In Question

Older persons, particularly women, are urged by their doctors to increase their daily calcium to 1200 mg per day or more to compensate for the natural loss of bone that occurs as we age.  A large study now reveals that calcium supplements are not without risk... big risk.

The Japanese Toy Dog, Oshikko Inu, Pees In The House

Hot on the heels of Choken-Bako, the wind-up dogs that ate your coins, comes Oshikko Inu, "DO NOT Pee In the House!

Future Flora: Tord Boontje Creates Hybrid Chandelier

... The Future Flora, what Boonje calls his new hybrid species of flower and light, are the most creative, most intricate of his metal works so far.  They're just too must have, and what makes them more so is that they are not out of reach.

Foursquare's Mile High Check-Ins À La Gogo WiFi

As if there weren't enough bragging rights for checking into restaurants and bars on terra firm, ubiquitous Foursquare has found a way to check you in when you're hovering 30,000 feet above the planet. Starting today, airline passengers who check-in to Foursquare via Gogo's inflight Internet service will earn a "Mile High Badge."

I Drink Your Canned Pancake Milkshake!

Carnation has Instant Breakfast, Morinaga has a Pancake Milkshake... which would you rather drink?

How Sweet Is Froyo - Android's Flash-iest Dessert Du Jour

The latest iteration of Google's Android operating system is going to market as "Froyo," the frozen ice-cream substitute. Continuing its tradition of naming new OS versions as desserts in alphabetical order, the operating system has gone from "Cupcake" to "Eclair" to "Froyo." Experts say that this upgrade, although only a .01 boost to 2.2 is the tastiest to date.

OMO Detergent Is A Cross Between Internet Of Things & Foursquare Gone Wild

Unilever is experimenting with a promotion for their Omo Detergent product in Brazil. The brand is adding a GPS device as an additional ingredient to its two-pound detergent box which will trigger its promotion agency Bullet to track shoppers down from the supermarket to their front door.

The Puzzles Of AMC's Rubicon - Low Tech Approach To Uncovering Mysteries

In a world consumed by high-tech gadgetry, it's refreshing to be presented with puzzles that require old-fashioned problem-solving - not by computers- but by rational thinking human beings. Fans of crossword puzzles, Sodoku, cryptic codes and those who just like to connect the dots will enjoy Rubicon.