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Japanese 'Power Lunch' Curry & Pizza Bars Add Spice to Your Busy Life

Healthy nutritional power bars? You're probably guessing fruit, nuts, granola, chocolate, honey – often in combination. Japan's House Foods has another, very different idea for their new “Power Lunch” bars.

Piano Stairs Play Soothing Sounds in Nanjing's Subway

An innovative set of Piano Stairs - steps that look and sound like a piano keyboard - has subway commuters in Nanjing, China, opting to take steps to physical fitness instead of riding the escalator. Who knew good health could sound so good?

Wheeled Art: Unique, Handcarved Skateboards

These skateboards belong in an antique store or fine furniture shop rather than a skate shop.

Talking TED - Spread Your Own Ideas Through TED

TED wants to know if you have ideas worth spreading.

Earthquake Early Warning App for iPhone Will Rock Your World

Is that your iPhone vibrating or is it just another earthquake? Find out one way or another with Yurekuru Call for iPhone, a push notification app that just might save your life.

Mount Your iPad Anywhere With Mount Me Freedom

Tired of having to prop up your iPad on your legs or on some other surface when you're using it? Using odds and ends that you find on your table to position it upright when your hands get sore? Look no further because the Mount Me Freedom has arrived.

How Sweet It Is - The Benefits of Growing Sugarcane For Biofuels

Scientists have discovered that growing sugarcane reduces the temperature.

US Tourism Mission Takes Social Media To China

In an era when Americans can learn a lot from the Chinese pertaining to various business practices, the Chinese also are welcoming new ideas from the West. A Tourism Mission scheduled for April 22- 29, 2011 will bring together educators and tourism professionals who are travel industry veterans. In addition to topics such as green energy, cost containment and management systems for the travel industry, the itinerary for this mission will also include the new field of social media.

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun - A Probe That Flies Into The Sun

The Solar Probe Plus has one ultimate goal: crash into the Sun.

Motorized Roller Skates: Skataz Take The Legwork Out

Watch and learn how you make something bad much, much worse.

No Bike Lock? Use Your Handlebars

The Handlebar Bike Lock is built right into your bike, meaning no lugging a lock around in your backpack or on your frame.

Plan It - Chart The World With StatPlanet

StatPlanet lets you interact easily with a wealth of World Bank data.

Since "4 Squared" Is 16, "Foursquare Day" Must Be 4/16

While Silicon Valley has more techie start-ups than you can shake a stick at, NYC always seems to have to work a little bit harder to earn its geek cred. However, on April 16, that will change, when Foursquare, one of New York's standout home-based LBSs receives a special honor. On that symbolic date, Mayor Bloomberg has declared it "Foursquare Day."

Bicycle Mini DV Camera Records Your Ride

Put the pedals to the metal and keep your hands on the handlebars! The Bicycle Mini DV Camera 400-CAM003 from Japan's Sanwa Supply lets you snap still images and up to 4 hours of video footage while you ride.

Parkour Meets Mario Brothers: Tempest Freerunning Academy

Run, jump, flip, slide, swing, roll--just make it look good. The Tempest Freerunning Academy is a huge, indoor parkour training camp that includes some equipment inspired by a timeless video game.

Take Better Photos On Your iPhone With The OWLE Bubo Wide Angle Camera Mount

There are a lot of things that you can do on the iPhone but one of the things that I find hard to do is take good photos. Maybe I have my shaky hand or sometimes imperfect timing to blame, but the iPhone isn't exactly one of the most easy-to-grip devices when it comes to holding it horizontally to take some photos. Luckily, the OWLE Bubo can resolve all that and do even more.

Talking My Language - Learning And Translating Languages At The Same Time

Learning a language will never have been so fulfilling, and online translations will never have been so accurate once Duolingo comes online.

Flying Spry - Getting Through The Airport Fast

In a real win-win scenario, you may soon be able to get through the airport quicker, while the airport saves millions of dollars.

Bike Lock on a Belt

A bike lock that wraps around your waist and doubles as a belt--what a convenient invention!

Four Rings, Two Wheels: Audi's Wooden Bicycle

A meticulously crafted bicycle fitting of the Audi rings.