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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.


Honda Electric Unicycle Concept Gets the Elderly Rolling

An aging population facing mobility issues is the intended target of the Honda U3-X electric unicycle, but the style, design and performance of this "personal mobility" device should appeal to those of ANY generation.

IRiver NV Mini Bike Edition--The Navigation System For Your Bike

The iRiver NV mini bike edition is a comprehensive media player, GPS and cycling computer that's perfect for the casual cruiser and smooth-legged cycle demon alike.

Next Fisker Model to Get Plug In Capability...Priced in Chevy Volt Territory

With as much attention as the Fiskar Karma go, it only makes sense that the up and coming automaker would start planning something new. The rumors now are that this next Fiskar model will be a Plug In Hybrid with a starting price somewhere in the $39,000 range.

Foursquare & Crowd-Sourced Evangelists Tweak Loyalty Marketing

Many brands are trying to harness the power of social media for monetization purposes. Traditional marketing, by itself can no longer achieve the levels of success it reached in the past. However when combining both old and new school, one could benefit from the synergies that are created, and Foursquare is positioning itself to do just that.

Ford Unveils Smallest and Most Efficient EcoBoost Engine Yet

In keeping with their plan to rely heavily on the EcoBoost engine line up, Ford has introduced another variant of the potent powerplant.  This time, the turbocharged engine displaces a total of 1.6 liters, making it the smallest and possibly the most widely used for the upcoming model years.

USB Mosquito Repellant Great for Backcountry Nerds

You already use all sorts of USB devices. Why not repel mosquitoes with one?

Japan Fights Train Station Suicide with Blue LED Lighting

Feeling blue? Japan's railways and subways have come up with a bright idea to reduce the number of suicides at train stations: eerie blue LED lighting that supposedly has a calming effect on suicidal psyches.

New Gasoline-Diesel Mixture to Raise Efficiency and Lower Emissions without Breaking the Bank

Both gasoline engines and diesel engines have their advantages over the other when it comes to certain applications.  However, they both also suffer from drawbacks that some people find too difficult to live with.  This may all change though, as a new gasoline-diesel mixture is being researched and tested that promises to bring the best of both worlds into the hands of the consumer.

Mavic Magnetic Bicycle Pedals

Mavic's EZ-Ride Evolve pedal system uses magnets to help keep your feet properly aligned while allowing for seamless entry and exit. These could be a good choice for those that aren't quite sold on platform or clipless pedals.

NEW Mafia Wars -The Lehman Family vs The Bear Stearns Family!

While the widely popular Mafia Wars is chewing up the digital landscape by trying to recruit everyone on Twitter one tweet at a time, there are two other nefarious families making the social networking scene. These families, just as ruthless and similar in style to the mafioso have the makings for a great new Mafia Wars game.

Top Ten Augmented Reality Devices

Worlds Collide with the introduction of Augmented Reality. Now the latest craze for smartphones, PCs, camera, GPS systems and even eye-wear, AR merges our virtual and real worlds. Its initiated by technology that takes your existing environment and provides an overlay of extra data and information about the things you are viewing. Now us mere mortals can have some of the superpowers we thought were exclusive to the Bionic Man and the Terminator!

Turbine Powered Bus to Clean Up New York

Anyone who has ever been to New York City knows how heavy the traffic can get at pretty much any time of the day. To combat this, the city began developing different forms of mass transit that they hoped would eventually replace personal vehicles inside the crowded city. Among these, was the diesel burning kneeling bus, which has undergone very few changes until just recently when a new turbine powered unit was developed.

Mothers against Drunk Driving Aims to Increase In-Car Breathalyzer Usage: Some Worry it will Go too Far

About 13,000 lives are lost each year to alcohol related vehicle accidents and the number of injuries is even higher.  Had the driver been unable to start their vehicle, nearly all of these accidents could have been averted.  Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is now working with congress to impose new laws that will increase the usage of in car breathalyzers, which some say will become mandatory for all new vehicles.