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Merrell Shoes Leave Japanese Woodblock Footprints

Merrell is bringing the soul of Japan to the soles of your shoes with a new line of footwear featuring traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock print patterned soles.

Fits.Me Mannequin Gives Online Shoppers A Way To 'Try On' Clothes

Online shopping has become immensely popular in recent years, especially for the holidays.  People love the idea of avoiding the crowds and saving on gas.   One type of item that is still difficult to buy outside of the stores though, is clothing.   Well, with the new Fits.Me mannequin a person can virtually ‘try on’ clothes to find out how they will fit before ordering.

Awesome Eyeglasses For The Future Win Wall Street Journal Tech Award

Edyeglass technology hasn't advance very much since the 19th century... until now.  TruFocals, soon to be re-branded Superfocus, are the coolest things in prescription eyeglasses since Benjamin Franklin made his own.  In fact, they are designed just like Franklin's glasses. 


13 Halloween Pet Costume Winners 2010: Best Lady Gaga, Dominatrix, Funniest, & More

For the fourth year in a row, we had a terrific group of costumes to choose from for Lady Bee's 2010 Pet Costume Awards.  We're giving 13 awards in categories such as Best Lady Gaga, Best Church Bingo, Most Helpless, Fiercest, and Best Naughty Sex pet costumes.  We also award a Grand Prize for the best pet costume overall.  The winning entries came from the dog, cat and bird species.  Sorry, no reptiles this year.

 


Social Media Gets Graphic With Zuckerberg Comic Book & Novel

Mark Zuckerberg has been called a lot of things, but 'comic book action hero' is not one that comes to mind. However, with Facebook movies (Catfish & The Social Network) gaining a lot of buzz at theaters nationwide, "nerd" as anti-hero seems to be the latest trend. Who would have guessed that a "social media thriller" could actually become a new literary genre. But seemingly that is the case with a new comic book and graphic novel written about the world's most ubiquitous social network.

Charge Your Gadgets With Air Using Airenergy

RCA has unveiled a prototype for a wireless charger that will charge your various gadgets using air!  This charger, Aireneregy, connects to your gadgets' USB ports and charges them without having to be plugged into an outlet.  Using Wi-Fi radio frequencies in the air, you'll never have to worry about finding an outlet for your charger once this pocket-sized gadget is on the market.

Children's Book Turns Harry Potter's Fiction Into Reality

While most children ardently believe the magic conjured up by Harry Potter and his band of wizards is the real deal - they soon learn to file those beliefs away, alongside Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy. Fiction is make-believe and scientific proof is another thing all together. That was, until augmented reality kind of blurred the literary landscape.

'Celery' Provides Fast Communication For The Computer Shy

Celery brings your friends and family into the world of speedy connection.  With this machine they can communicate just as fast as the rest of us, and be more involved and in touch with the people they love.

 

GearBurger Is A Personal Sales Shopper For Sports Equipment

Love outdoor sports, but hate paying thousands for gear? GearBurger can help you find the best deals on the gear that you need most. 

Open-Toed Boots: Chic Or Crazy For Fall?

Over the past few seasons, there have been some interesting shoe trends to hit the runways and the stores. First it was sandals that masquerade themselves as boots, and now for winter, because we didn't get enough of the open-toed shoes during the summer months, there are boots pretending to be sandals.

Pink Kisses: The Business of Breakups!

After a breakup, one of the best ways to feel better is with a little bit of shopping therapy. Pink Kisses is specializes in the business of breakups and helping women pick themselves up for their next conquest.

Social Bookmarking Replaces Digg With Foursquare, News With Location

The excitement of Digg recently reinventing itself to resurrect social bookmarking as a viable news service dissipated as fast as it was introduced. Folks have found Twitter and Facebook more reliable resources for gathering and saving real-time news.

Social Media Phones It In With A Facebook Mobile Device?

Giants of the Internet have gravitated to mobile devices over the years as a conduit to sell apps and advertising. Apple's iPhone and Google's Android platforms have proved successful and compete aggressively for marketshare. So it's somewhat inevitable to believe that a social network with a built-in market of 500+ million users would consider jumping into to the fray to slice off its own piece of the action.

Twitter Tattoo Stockings Kick-Start Social Media Fashion

Is social media really on the march? These geek chic Twitter Tattoo stockings will ensure that where you lead, others will follow.

The Digital Peephole Viewer: I Can SEE You Now!

How would you like a peephole that really lets you see who's at your door?  This is one that assures that you will clearly see outside and the person outside will not see you or your shadow to make him aware that someone's peeping at him!  It's the Brinno Electronic PeepHole Viewer, and you don't even have to reach the PeepHole to see who's outside!

 


Maybe Your Cat Will 'Stick' With This One: FroliCat Magnetic Cat Toy

If you've lived with a cat for more than a day, you know the length of his attention span.  Cats tire very quickly of anything humans think might interest them.  But here's a cat toy that offers somewhat more likelihood of your cat not becoming bored too soon after you've purchased it.

Social Media Introduces Social Objects, Bar-Coding & Object-Streams

When Web 2.0 first appeared on the scene and the 'wisdom of crowds' surfaced, a new world of 'user-generated content,' and the voice of the people took control of brand messaging. 'Push' was replaced by 'Pull' marketing and recommendations that were vetted by trusted followers attracted our attention. As a variation on that theme, now its time for our 'things' to have a similar say in the matter.

Baidu Advances From Student To Search Engine Sensei (Interview With Kaiser Kuo)

Baidu's, China's leading search engine has been overshadowed by Google globally for a good part of the first decade of the 21st Century. Now in its tenth year - even though it garners 70 percent market share in its native land, its been considered by most - as a follower, not an innovator. That was until this month. With the launch of Baidu's 'Box Computing Open Platform,' -  Baidu, the xue sheng becomes the sensei.

Social Media Gift Cards Converts Facebook Credits Into Real Currency

On the heels of PayNearMe giving out bonus "Facebook Credits" at 7-11 convenience stores last month, starting September 5, the social networking giant is going retail again by selling Facebook Gift cards at Target stores nationwide.  In denominations of $15, $25 and $50, Target's 1750 outlets will be the first to sell the cards via retail channels.

Social Media Service For Hospitality Industry Shows Early Results

Flip.to, the social media service that turns hotel guests into brand advocates is announcing significant preliminary results for two beta clients. The service, based on 'magnetic marketing' versus traditional push or pull advertising, engages customers at the time of booking.