Nothing Sketchy About Google SketchUp & Their 'Model Your Town Competition'

Google has announced the finalists of their Model Your Town Competition that challenged people throughout the world to create a replica of their city in 3D. The premise was built on acknowledging communities and their architecture on an international stage. The Google Sketchup product coupled with Google Earth allowed for 3D modeling of every building and skyscraper that makes up a city or town's landscape. With all entries tallied, it's now time for the public to weigh in and select the winner.

Underwater Polo Stick For That Really Slow, Sluggish Bounce

I've seen extreme pogo sticking, but the underwater pogo stick looks more like extremely lame pogo sticking. Take a look at how you too can pogo under the surface.

Great Idea! Minnesota Mountain Biking Trail for the Disabled

A new trail scheduled to be built later this year will provide several miles of mountain biking aimed at disabled hand-cyclists. The trail is designed in part to provide recreation opportunity for injured veterans returning home.

Water Bomb Factory Ups Your Munitions Production

Want a device to mass-produce water balloons?  You've come to the right article...

The EsPRESSivo Concept Take Portable Coffee Making To The Next Level

Anyone who has ever had campfire coffee will attest to its inferiority.  Many things taste better when you are roughing it; coffee is not one of them.  Shao-Lun Chao has created a coffee maker design that may satisfy your desire to get back to basics while simultaneously soothing your yearning for a fantastic cup of java.

Magnetic Marketing In Social Media Pushes Past Push-Pull Marketing

If TV, Newspapers and Billboards is Push Marketing - and Web 2.0 and user-generated content produces Pull Marketing, what's prompting 'Magnetic Marketing?'  According to Ivan Askwith, director of strategy for the digital creative agency, Big Spaceship, "magnetic marketing is where the consumer and brand are drawn together, at the right time, without either side needing to take an aggressive action." Like a magnet, the customer and brand come together because the attraction is that strong.

Dualbrella: The Umbrella Solution To Spring’s Greatest Woes

Spring is here, and that whole April shower thing is happening for those who are lucky or unlucky enough to experience the climate that brings rain, rain and more rain. It's fun for a while with the opportunity to break out the fun rain coats, boots and umbrellas. But while umbrellas can act as a great fashion accessory, they can be impossible to navigate with when walking, so here is a must-have this season.

Flinc, Hi-tech Rides For 21st Century Hitch-hikers Via Smartphones

Car Rental services require reservations, sometimes days in advance and often you're required to go to the car versus the car coming to you. Flinc turns that process on its ear with its new service launched on April 8.

Seedbed Roll For The Lazy Gardeners

What if growing lettuce was as simple as rolling out a sheet of seeds and placing it on the ground and watching it grow without any worry of weeds? It turns out it may just be that simple? There is an innovative gardening product on the market called Seedbed Roll.

The Bobble Offers A Healthy, Cost-Effective Take On Bottled Water

The reusable Bobble is made from recycled material and is recyclable itself.  It is free of BPA, Phthalates and PVC.  You just fill your Bobble with tap water and it is filtered as you drink it. 

Lighted Bicycle Helmet Goes Great With Your 2nd Grade Hall Monitor Jacket

Since cars are not that likely to run into your head, you could probably get more safety and better looks from a bicycle-mounted headlight or taillight. But, just in case, here's the Lazer Urbanize with LED lights in front and back.

Korea's Naver & Daum Build Better 'Search' Mousetraps Than Google?

While Google is the search engine of choice for the majority of American Internet users, garnering on upwards of 75% of the search market dependent on who you're talking to - it is actually a less sophisticated tool than search engines in Korea. Why would territory the size of the state of Minnesota have more advanced search technology than the Grand Daddy of Search Engines who competes with countries 200 times their size, namely China.

Fiskars New Reel Mower, Sharper, Stronger, Wider

I had a reel mower not long ago. Long story short, I stopped using it after about a year. It worked well cutting high grass as long as there was no other debris on the ground (pinecones, twigs, etc.) and the ground was very dry. Could Fiskars innovative reel mower turn me back to reel mowers once again?

Big Bang Too & 'The God(damn) Particle' Were A Smashing Success!

On Tuesday, March 30  at precisely 1:06 PM in Geneva, Switzerland, scientists revisited our distant past. It only took 16 short years and a paltry $10 billion dollars to recreate the conditions similar to the original Big Bang that occurred some 13.7 billion years ago and is one of the major scientific theories behind the creation of life as we know it.

For Those Who Really Love Golf.....The World's Most Luxurious Golf Car

Golfing has been listed as one of the most relaxing sports you can participate in, which makes sense considering it's almost always accompanied with sunny weather and close friends. Now, Garia is planning on taking you relaxation a step farther with what has been called the most luxurious golf car ever to be made.