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Women’s Weird And Whimsical Fashion: The Umbrella Dress

Sometimes it's unfortunate that the most talked about fashion items only make it to a period of conceptualization and never actually hit the streets or the runways. In some cases, they've been created strictly for the purpose of chatter, where the fashion isn't the focus at all, but a manipulative marketing ploy is. Released earlier this year, there's one concept that should make it off the pages of a magazine despite its role in media manipulation.

Step Aside GPS: Manhole Navigation Concept Is Taking Over

Navigation takes a turn for the steampunk in the Map Hole concept, designed for use in urban environments.

SNL & Social Media Christen Largest Cruise Ship In The World

Cruise Ships are not usually the butt of a joke, or comedy-rich fodder for comedians. However, in the case of the largest cruise ship in the world, Seth Meyers has set his lampooning sites on Royal Caribbean's "Oasis of the Seas." Celebrating its global stage 'coming-out' party, Royal Caribbean knows they've made it when SNL takes their cruise ship out for a spin and the social media airwaves hype their maiden voyage.

First Exclusive Green Marketplace For Hotels Launches

On November 9, EcoGreenHotel announced the official launch of it’s new online store, EcoGreenHotelStore.com. It's virtually a green marketplace for hotels and a one-stop marketplace of over 1000 products and services for the green hospitality industry. As more and more hotels become green-certified and more guests request "green" accommodations, the EcoGreenHotel Store is satisfying the needs of both the hotelier and the traveler.

Multi-Function Biking: The PUYL Bike Light/Pump

An efficient, multi-functional cycling concept, PUYL provides both light and air, two necessary components for any night cyclist.

The New Preppy Look For Dogs On Campus: MASCOT Sweaters & Scarves

In the traditional preppy sweater and scarf style of the Big Men On Campus with a few modern twists, Mascot (Stay Lucky) has re-designed the studly college sweater and scarf for dogs.  Big Mascot On Campus, perhaps?

Air Board Is Your Personal Hovercraft

Combining a lawn mower and hovercraft, the Air Board is the next great personal mobility device for the rich and tasteless.

Nissan Personal Mobility Device Looks Like Deathtrap

Created by Nissan and AIST, this personal mobility device combines the function (and hazards) of the motor, rollerblades and skis. We don't anticipate anyone will actually get very far on them.

Yike Bike Electric Bicycle

The Yike Bike is an outside-the-box electric bicycle designed for urban commuting. It's not for everybody (or much of anybody), but it certainly is interesting to look at.

Foursquare Clique Has A Ticket To Ride On The BART

Odd that Foursquare, the Location-Based Social Network with it roots in Manhattan should strike its first transit deal with the Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco versus the New York Subway system. Is the new location-based social network attracting a narrow demographic of West Coast clique-ish gamers?

Coca Cola's Magic Mystery Social Media Tour

Coca Cola will access the power of social media to create some international buzz for the brand around the globe commencing January 1, 2010 and lasting for a full year. As part of their "Open Happiness" campaign, the year-long quest to find out what makes people happy will go under the code name, "Expedition 206," and will take a team of Happiness Ambassadors from Aruba to Zimbabwe.

Nike Unveils Cold Weather Inspired Sneakers For The LA Fashion Lover

Those in warm climates miss out on all the good fashion trends, although winter designs are starting to enter the wardrobes of LA fashionistas. Nike has unveiled a line of cold weather inspired kicks that you might not want to make the exception to the rule if you're in a warm climate.

Honda Bicycle Simulator: Not As Fun As You Think

Thinking about trading your sedan in for a bicycle? Consider getting up to speed on traffic safety before that first commute.

Falcon's Faux-Flight Of Fancy, the Reality Show?

It started with a helium aircraft  hovering over Fort Collins, Colorado and the belief that a  6-year-old boy climbed in and floated away Thursday, October 15, forcing officials to come up with a rescue plan to save him. Update at 3:35 p.m. ET:The balloon slowly spun to a crash-landing, surrounded by rescuers. Mystery widens, no one was inside balloon? It was at this time we learned that the father was a stormchaser, thus the balloon, and the family was involved in ABC's "Wife Swap," thus the reason for part of the craziness that unfolded. But the story didn't end there. The rest is only something that could make up a real-time Reality Show! Was it Truth or Hot Air? Or Balloonacy?

Large, Sperm-Like Snowmobile Concept

A new concept in the world of snowmobiling, this design promises to perform better than it looks.

Create a Full Community From Your Tent

This concept tent provides a simple upgrade to the standard camping tent to increase social interaction and make for a more enjoyable camping experience.

Folding Bike Concept With Foldable Wheels

This folding bike concept provides urban commuters with a new level of portability. Break it down, pack it up and shove it under your seat.

A-DATA Waterproof HDD Offers You More Protection

The A-DATA SH93 external hard drive is ready to stand up to your toughest (or clumsiest) test. Protect your files through all the wet and wild trials of modern living.

Gyrowheel Makes Kid Cyclists Feel Good About Themselves

For young children, Gyrowheel could be the coolest invention since the water pistol. Eliminating the need for training wheels, the wheel helps children to learn how to ride a two-wheeler.

ACG Surfboard Roof Rack For Your Bike

This interesting surfboard bike rack puts the board over your head. Mount one of these overhead board racks to your Schwinn and tote your surfboard to the beach without using a drop of gas.