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'The Social Network' Movie Like 'Primary Colors' Portrays Flawed Leader

Columbia Pictures just released its first poster for the Facebook movie, titled 'The Social Network.' Portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Zuckerberg is viewed with a tagline that says it all… "You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies." Is this a character flaw, or a necessary evil?

"Why Not Me?" Ask Women As FDA Turns Down 'Female Viagra'

There are plenty of theories as to why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today failed to approve a new drug to enhance sexual desire among women with low libidos. Very few of them sound like they're based on science.

 


What Do You Call A Revolutionary Toilet? The Stealth™

You thought a 1.6 gallon tank was saving you water... although it's kind of weak with a flush. But the folks at Niagara Conservation Company have invented a new toilet flushing system that only uses .8 gallons of water on each flush, saving the average family about 20,000 gallons of water a year.  Meet the Stealth.

 

The Newest, Coolest Design In Chopsticks By Kayiwa: TUKAANI

Lincoln Kayiwa, who recently opened his own design company, KAYIWA, in Helsinki, is presenting a new look, material, and handling manner for his elegant TUKAANI, sterling silver chop sticks. 

Why Wasn't Ronnie Lee Gardner Allowed To Tweet?

A lot of controversy has been cyber-ventilating the collective blogo-and-twitterspheres today as the result of Utah's attorney general need to provide a blow-by-blow lead-up to a firing squad execution via Twitter. Some have labeled it a "tweet too far."

Research Prooves Romantic Music Enhances Prospects For Dating

Would you be surprised if I told you that French researchers were involved in the study of romantic music and its effects on getting average-looking men a date?  It's good to hear that romance, even the inclination to study romance, is still alive in France.

Bicycle Escalator Helps Cyclists Climb Stairs

Call it a Bike-O-Lator - they do in Japan, where a series of innovative bicycle escalators help cyclists negotiate steep stairways leading to and from city subways.

Great Student Designs: 3 Fantastic Chair Designs By Rahul Shirbhate

Rahul Shirbhate has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, but his creative energy is being poured into his design work.  While now in a Master's program in design at IIT Guwahati, India, his early works predict a successful career in furniture design.  In a period where so much design is imitative, Shirbhate's imagination is unbound, fresh, and spirited.  Here are three of his exciting chair designs.

Red Bull Takes A Whrrl On Location-Based Social Network For Air Race

While airplane racing might not have the cred or fan-base of the World Cup, it has found a way to promote itself through one popular social media channel. Whrrl, a location-based social network app will provide fans with events up close and personal, even if you are not watching from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ - one of the race's major vantage points.

Will The Internet's 'Kill Switch' Kill Social Networks?

It's hard enough dealing with Twitter's Fail Whale on a daily basis, and the number of phishing attacks occurred on Facebook - now, we might have to contend with the possibility of both networks being turned off with one flip of a switch? When did Big Brother relocate to the States?

X-Ray Pinup Calendar Is More Than Just Skin Deep

An innovative pinup calendar by Berlin's Butter Advertising Agency makes no bones about true beauty being on the inside.

Outdoor Cat Enclosures: How To Go From Patio To Catio

Take the 'P' from 'Patio,' substitute a 'C' and you get a suitably named Catio, an outdoor cat house. Catio is where indoor cats can hang outside of their houses or apartments in an outdoor enclosure that safely keeps them in and predators out.  If you have time to build a catio, you can do-it-yourself, but there are several options.

Icelandic Law Seeking To Become Epicenter For Journalists' Safe Haven

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange and his flight from the authorities pertaining to his whistleblowing expose on the US military's classified documents gives one pause for concern about the safety of journalists and whistleblowers globally. Iceland is one of the first countries to propose international law to provide journalists with a safe haven.

World Cup Fans From Japan Are A Soccer Shocker

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is once again bringing out the best in football fans worldwide. If loud means proud, then these supporters of Japan's team have finally found a way to drown out those annoying vuvuzelas.

HuffPo & The 'Wisdom of Machines' Crack Open Semantic Web Portal

Looking forward from the confines of our Web 2.0 perch, we are beginning see signs of the Web 3.0 portal open slightly. While a lot of folks still think semantic technology is a lot of hype based on theories and suppositions attached to artificial intelligence, the reality is "it's in the works" and the Huffington Post is one of the first news outlets to test the waters.