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When Lufthansa Tweets Your Whereabouts, Who's At Risk?

At first glance, Lufthansa's new service called MySkyStatus sounds like a very cool and cutting edge social network feed. However upon closer scrutiny, one needs to ask the question: Is a service that automatically posts the current position of your flight a dozen times or more to all your followers and friends on Twitter and Facebook such a good idea? Isn't there a security risk involved?

Twitter's FIGS Speaks In Tongues

Hablo Espanol? Parlez-vous Francais? Spriten Ze Deutsche?  "Gazouiller" and "Cinguettare" translates to "Twitter" in French and Italian. But how do you translate English into other languages on the microblogging site?

Gyrowheel Makes Kid Cyclists Feel Good About Themselves

For young children, Gyrowheel could be the coolest invention since the water pistol. Eliminating the need for training wheels, the wheel helps children to learn how to ride a two-wheeler.

ACG Surfboard Roof Rack For Your Bike

This interesting surfboard bike rack puts the board over your head. Mount one of these overhead board racks to your Schwinn and tote your surfboard to the beach without using a drop of gas.

Drop The Chargers With Powermat Wireless Charging

Powermat is an interesting new charger that wirelessly charges devices such as iPhones, Blackberries and Nintendo DS units. Drop the extra wires and streamline your charging.

Bicycle Parking Concept Raises Bikes Like Flags

An interesting new solution for urban bike commuters, this long-term bike parking facility rethinks the way that you store your bike. As with any new idea, the design brings both positives and negatives.

Tweetup In Space, The Final Frontier

Twitter has conquered a lot of international territory around the world, but tweeting into Space is definitely allowing man to go where no man has gone before. Astronauts Nicole Stoff and Jeff Williams who are currently circumnavigating the globe at five miles a second will attend a Tweetup while in space.

Hammock Bliss Ultralight Travel Daypack

This backpack is so compact and light, it's doesn't look like a backpack at all--up until you need it to be.

Amusing Wearable Travel Accessory Promotes Comfort And Bondage

Isn't it irritating when you fall asleep on a plane, train or bus when travelling and wake up with such an awful crick in your neck that you seem to lose mobility for days, sometimes making your vacation or business plans a challenge (if that's why you were travelling)? You might look a little bit silly wearing it, but I've found you a solution!


Audi E-Tron Concept Promises 3319lb/ft of Green Excitement

Even the most exotic sports cars available today cannot match the potential acceleration of a high output electrically powered sports car. This is mostly due to full torque available at 0 RPMs. To really drive this point home, Audi has developed the E-Tron, which could easily become the next generation of high end sports cars.

Garmin Nuvifone Drags Itself to Market

Closing in on two years after its announcement, the Garmin Nuvifone G60 is finally going to be available in less than a week.

Pop-Up Bar In Bolivia Is The World’s First Cocaine Distribution Lounge

We've seen marijuana cafes located in California, but on the other side of the globe there's now a bar that's the first of its kind and it serves a drug that is surrounded by even more controversy, particularly as unlike marijuana, there is no talk of move towards legalization.


Motion Activated Earbuds From Sony Ericsson Are Controlled By Your Movement

Sony Ericsson's new MH907 headphones provide buttonless control that senses your motion to keep you in control of your music at all times.

Top Five Hotel Mobile Apps

Although a little late to the party, hotels are finally jumping on the mobile app band-wagon. The development of free applications can now extend a hotel's service beyond the front desk, beyond its Web site... right onto your mobile device. Since hotel guests are always on the go, whether for business or pleasure, what better access is there than getting one's hotel info right on their smartphone?

5 Of The World’s Most Strange And Unique Hotels

There are lots of hotels around the world that offer comfortable accommodations for travelers, but some of them are far more memorable than others with unique themes, décor, and unusual locations that really stick out in visitors' minds. Here are some of the 5 most strange and unique hotels from around the world.