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Black Market Human Milk Being Bought by the Bag in Beijing

White milk, black market: Chinese mothers, leery of powdered milk due to a series of well-publicized scandals, are increasingly turning to online human milk sources to help feed their babies.

Block Sticky Notes Look Awfully Like A Tetris Party!

If there's ever a game that sticks in your mind, it's the almost classic video game Tetris®. So, our friends at Suck UK, never too shy to honor a true classic, have commemorated the 10 year old game with a new design by Ben Ambrose: Block Notes. What cooler way to remind you of your 'to do's?'

 

Wooden Bulb Casts Some Spooky Shadows

Laser-cut wood creates some dazzling designs, especially when they're lit.  The Wooden Bulb, created by Barend Hemmes, a South-African born, UK designer, is indeed dazzling.  And when you switch it on, it creates a mood that might be eerie to some, but definitely suspenseful, especially if it's the only light in the room.

Slap Chop Chopper Hits Japan, Vince & Graty Not Included

Slap Chop, the handy-dandy food chopper frenetically promoted in TV infomercials by now-disgraced pitchman Vince Offer, has arrived in Japan with neither Vince or Graty in tow. How do you like his nuts now?

'Muscle Milk' For Baby Boomers: Ensure Muscle Health

Are you perpetually just a few days away from beginning a new diet and exercise routine? Curiously, the goal keeps moving forward on the calendar, doesn't it?  Ensure, the nutritional supplement company, has a special 'muscle milk' drink that might give you a strong push towards actually achieving your fitness goals....

Chinese Jewelry Store Robot Runs Rings Around the Competition

Glittering jewels, precious metals and fine craftsmanship... and that's just the salesperson! A Beijing jewelry store's humanoid robot employee should know of such things, since she's partially made of them.

Wal-Mart Buying Into China's Booming E-Commerce Market

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced it is buying a minority stake in Yihaodian, one of China's fastest growing online retailers. The U.S.-based retail giant's long-term plan to boost sales in the lucrative international and online market sectors is about to take a great leap forward.

Walkie The Talkie - An App That Pays You To Use It

Gigwalk pays you to use your smartphone.

Converse Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Collaboration Gives Gamers a Kick

Converse and Nintendo have teamed up to create the ultimate gamer's shoe: the Super Mario Bros Chuck Taylor Hi. Available in black or white, these super Super Mario shoes are due to be released this July, only in Japan.

Give As Good As You Get With GiftFlow

GiftFlow aims to create an economy of giving, which means there will be plenty to receive as well.

Fire Hydrants: Still A Dog's Favorite Pee Spot

"if you build it" dogs will come.  And if you don't just happen to have a fire hydrant in your yard, you need not build one; you can buy a somewhat smaller version of the old-fashioned model just so your dog will go and pee on it.

Panda Shorts Bring Up the Rear When it Comes to Environmental Fashion

Panda Shorts seen lately on the streets of Shanghai, China, are cute, comfortable, and might just be this spring's wildest new fashion trend. What do you say, ladies, do you dare to go bear?

Act Loqly - An App That Gives You Instant Local Knowledge

Loqly makes local knowledge available to anyone who needs it, whenever they want it.

Nuts For Google - Google Adds Business Photos To Street View

Google wants to come to your business, take some photos, and post them on Google Maps.

Keep Your Brush Fresh with Yumaki Subscription Toothbrushes

Maybe you can't handle the tooth, but Yumaki can. This stylish Scandinavian-Japanese collaboration offers 18 cool colorful toothbrush models and by signing up for an annual subscription, Yumaki will send you a new one every 3 months.

Apple iPad 2 Goes on Sale in Mainland China Today

The Apple iPad 2 tablet officially goes on sale in mainland China today and for Apple fans who've been lined up all night the wait will be well worth it. The same goes for Apple Inc., for whom pictures of huge lineups for the iPad 2 tablet aren't just worth a thousand words, they're worth millions of dollars!

Soapy Love Ice Pop Soaps Shower You with Good Taste

Taking a cold shower was never so much fun, thanks to Soapy Love's handmade glycerin soaps shaped like your favorite summer ice pops. So what if they drip all over you – that's the point.

Part Of The Process - Participatory Budgeting And You

People all over the world are deciding how their tax dollars are spent. Why aren't you?

Selling Mud and Calling It Pepper Is Nothing to Sneeze At In China

Shakespeare once wrote, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' While appropriate for flowers, the same cannot be said for fake pepper a Chinese vendor made... from mud.

Top 10 Hot Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Japan's Rakuten

Rakuten may represent the best and brightest when it comes to Japanese high-tech, online marketing savvy but their Top 10 List of 'Hot Items' for Mothers Day 2011 might leave Mom feeling a bit cold.