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Japan's Asbestos Cancer Time Bomb Defused Using New Technology

Japan's asbestos cancer “time bomb” ticks louder day by day as the nation's average population gets older and decades-long incubation periods for asbestos cancer and other diseases caused by asbestos exposure end. Now, several new technologies developed in Japan may make cleaning up the asbestos mess not only easier, but safer as well. Hmm, does WALL-E know about this?

5 Fun Ways To Slide Into Summer

Despite the influx of video games and other indoor activities, kids still love to play outside. Get them going with a larger than life water experience, right in your very own backyard.


Your Name In Lights On The Bathroom Wall!

If you've always wanted to see your name in lights, Korean designer Hyomi Kim has created a design called tile + light, a modular lighting system that fits right in with your tiles on tiled walls, ceilings, columns, hallways or wherever tile is used in home or institutional settings.

A Lighting Designer In A Dark Place With A Sense Of Humor

Environment can have a great impact on a designer's work. Take Ali Siahvoshi, who grew up in Iran, where it is very sunny. After moving to Britain, where it is not very sunny, Siahvoshi began designing lighting. Not just any lighting, but spirited, humorous lighting, many from objects you don't expect to see in a lamp... like funnels, and tableware, and recycled wire hangers, for example.

H & K Wine Caddy Sculptures: For That Personal Touch

Looking for a special gift for that executive, golfer, cowboy, French maid, butler or Elvis impersonator in your life? Look no further for the H &K Wine Caddy Sculptures have arrived! Read on for some unique and very artistic details.

Try The New Bubble Calendar And Pop The Days Away

Are you an obsessive bubble wrap popper? Do you search for just the right feel of the perfect bubble between your fingers, just so you can squeeze the perfect pop out of it? If so, the Bubble Calendar is for you! You can mark off every day with a pop... but you only get one chance a day to make it perfect!

Firebox’s Condiment Gun: Shoot, By All Means, Shoot!

Firebox’s condiment gun has entered the world of summer barbecue with a significant bang! Read all about why you should arm yourself with one of these novelty sauce dispensers and use them as frequently as the law will allow.

Not Sea Worthy, But It Lights Up A Room: The Anemone

Ever handle Silly Putty? Remember how it slips and slides in your hands, changing its form as you move, kind of squishy-feeling? Well, here's a lamp that acts like Silly Putty, or more accurately, like an anemone, its namesake.

Sorapot’s Glass Tea Pot: For The Tea Voyeur and Connoisseur

The newest teapot from Soropot is quietly beautiful and unique. Read on and learn how its elusive properties make the ritual of tea preparation a voyeuristic rite for all tea lovers to behold.

'Handsome Man Bank' Saves Money, Pays Compliments

Japan's women are finding romance in the virtual arms of the “Handsome Man Bank”. Of course, they're paying for every choice compliment they get... literally.