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Social Media Elections On Foursquare Just As Corrupt As Real World

Having just completed another exhausting political election season, it seems at this point in time we're pretty much jaded by corruption and the number of scandals that seem to surround many of our political figures on the state and federal levels. However, who would have suspected that corrupt mayors also existed on the nation's favorite location-based social network - Foursquare?

When iPhone Targets Retail Stores Will It Lose Its Caché?

Just in time for the holidays, after launching sales and support for the iPhone at Best Buy and Walmart back in June, Apple is officially going mainstream when it arrives at Target stores on November 7. Consumers will be able to purchase both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS at any of the department store chains' 846 stores. With such a major merchandising change-up like this, does Apple run the risk of losing some of its mystique and exclusivity by going mainstream?

Social Media Shopping Deals For Facebook's 500+ Million Potential Buyers

Ever since the Groupon model landed on the digital landscape and captured the imagination of so many consumers so quickly, everyone seems to want a piece of  their marketshare. And that includes Facebook. Rumored reports from watchdog blog All Facebook says that local shopping deals are being tested.

Cats, Dogs, & Laser Toys

I've written a lot of blogs about pet toys, including one I update every year called the 19+ Best Interactive Pet Gifts, but I don't write a lot about laser toys.  There's a reason for that, and with the holidays soon upon us, I want to share my thoughts about buying laser toys as pet gifts.

8 Philips Products Receive 2010 Industrial Design Awards

This year, six of Philips' eight Good Industrial Designs just happen to make great holiday gifts, if they can be found for sale. Most of them are so new, that they haven't reached all of Philips many markets. But if you know an infant, a mother, an elderly person, someone who loves to cook, watch TV, or needs motivation to exercise, you'll find a new gift here.

 

A Cheap Social Media Shopping Network (Just In Time) For The Holidays!

With the holidays fast approaching, the team at blinkx.com has developed a new social shopping network, with a few extra bells and whistles than some of the others noted in my previous post  titled, "Top Ten Social Shopping Networks (Just In Time) For The Holidays." A great tool for not only comparison shopping but also an opportunity to share your shopping experiences with like-minded shoppers in the Cheep community.

Wallets2Wear: Stash Your Cash Fashionably When You Don't Have a Purse Or Pockets!

There's nothing more annoying than hoing for a night out on the town and having no place to put your cash or your door key! Over the years, we've seen many of options that provide women with insconpicuous ways to keep their important items on board that also happen to be fashionable. A new competitor has entered the world of cash toting fashions and their alternative is pretty boho-chic!

Snazzy Napper

You may think that what I'm posting is a gag costume for Halloween, and while I may have planned the timing, believe me, this fashion statement is entirely serious! I know, you don't believe it, but you still won't believe it when you see this thing in public, either!

Social Media Shopping Deals Space Goes Self-Serve With Groupon?

On the heels of posting "Social Media Deals Space Goes Ape with JungleCents" and the already crowded space of online shopping deal sites, Groupon is said to be launching its latest feature called Groupon Stores - an option that will allow businesses to created Facebook-like self-serve pages where fans and friends can follow and access discounted deals from a specific brand.

Ultimate Designer Yo-Yo Is Wheel Expensive

The made-to-order Nostalgia ultimate yo-yo by Japanese artist and designer Shinobu Konmoto is a replica of the 2007 world championship winner, so you know it can roll with the best.

Kochhaus Grocery Store: Walk In Recipe Book Concept

Grocery shopping is tough! If you're like me, you likely come home with a fridge full of food but still have no idea what to make for dinner. That's because you know what components you're interested in purchasing; you just don't know what you should do with it. Yes, there are recipe books or meal planning businesses, but that's a heck of a lot of planning to do before you hit the supermarket aisles. Fortunately, an international business has a solution.

Animal Collective and Keep Company For Socorro Island Conservation Fund Charity

Many brands have released fashion lines designed to raise money for charity. Keep Company is the latest to get in on the trend, and they've done so in a bit of a different way and produced some of the wildest kicks you're likely to come across this year!

Mini Snap Dual-Mode USB Digital Camera Takes A Licking, Keeps On Clicking

The Mini-Snap USB rechargeable toy digital photo and movie camera was designed for school kids - and to survive the school of hard knocks. As for batteries, they're not included because they're not required!

Where To Stash The Bloody Kitchen Knives

I'm really sick of looking at those bloody Ex Knives, so this Halloween, I set out to find some new ghoulish place to stash the bloody knives when I'm done with my dissections.

 


BonBon Lipgloss Subscription For The Balm Addict

Lipgloss is one of those things that many women just can't live without. Makeup bags, purses, and pockets all over the world are filled with fruity, shiny, delicious glosses. For the real addicts, there's a great new cosmetics company that can keep on fueling even the worst lipgloss addiction.

Cool Ceramic Knives Display Cutting Edge Artwork

A new set of three different ceramic knives from Japanese cutlery manufacturer Minova-Cera features some decidedly 'edgy' art on their blades.

12 Weird, Funny & Naughty Ways To Express Yourself With A Shopping Bag

Sexy, naughty, funny, weird... shopping bags - the fashion kind, not the grocery kind -  can express the inner you.  They're more racy, more clever, more artistic, and much more revealing than clothing fashion.  Surely, you'll find one among the 14 you would love to carry.

Light Up With Your Own Best Memories: The Slide Light

This photo may let on that the Slide Light was designed by SUCK UK. Yes, the image is goofy and it's sacrilegious, but when the designer is SUCK UK, it's what you come to expect.  Nevertheless, the Slide Light really does have an indoor lighting function for home and office and, what's more, it makes a fun project for you to fill with your own wild images.

 

Grand Prizewinner An Eco-friendly eBay Box With A Virtual Community

Very soon the eBay Green Team will begin giving eBay members and eBay staff specially designed reusable shipping boxes. The innovatively green box design is the grand prize winning entry of eBay's yearly spring Innovation Expo. The travels of each box can even be tracked online.

Neiman Marcus Unveils The Gingerbread House Of Your Kids' Dreams

There are so many fun things about the holidays and when you are a kid the excitement is multiplied by about a million.  It is hard to imagine anything kicking that enthusiasm up another notch, but I am pretty sure that the life-sized, edible gingerbread house at Neiman Marcus would do it.