Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

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The Most Basic Phone For New Users

If you're new to mobile phones, Alcatel has the answer as their newest product is perfect for users who think Bluetooth is the name of a pirate.

Physical Activity of Children Is Dropping

The physical activity of children has dropped from age 9 to age 15, says a study done by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Germs 101: How to Traumatize Your Children

When you think baby present, you think cute, right? Cuddly? Educational? How about infectious? Contagious? Deadly? GIANTmicrobes® are accurate and (mostly) adorable representations of germs, bacteria, viruses and other no-see-ums at 1,000,000x magnification.

Mohawk Drink Hat: One For The…Warpath?

Is the world ready for the new Mohawk Drink Hat? I don’t know, but look out because…here it comes!

MP3 Player Allows You To Submerge Yourself In Music

Since runners and bicyclists have been getting all the fun with their own uniquely designed MP3 players, Speedo and iRiver have teamed up to make sure swimmers don't feel left out.

8 Unusual Headphones That May Scare Your Ears

If you're tired of looking for gifts for friends, then why not get them a pair of unique headphones? These designs may look a bit odd, but they're bound to make a lasting impression!

Lightweight Greenhouse Waiting To Be Unfolded

I've heard a lot of complaints from people living in small spaces (dorms, apartments, condos, etc) about their inability to garden due to lack of space. I promised some of you I would keep a look out for innovative ways you can garden even with your limited space. Thanks to The Gin Lady, I have come across a possible solution for some of you. It's called the Foldable Greenhouse.

NASA Wants Your Urine

If you're in the area at the Johnson Space Center, stop by at 2200 Space Park and donate your urine for a good cause.

Sony Looks To Burn The Competition

With Sony’s latest product, burning DVD’s can be a more enjoyable experience that won’t have you researching help files on your computer.

Going Green With Windows

MIT Scientists have taken solar powered energy and combined it with windows to make a new combination that might be greener than you think.