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These Guys Have Cojones - Orbotix Unleashes Robotic Balls

Orbotix have plenty of balls. Robotic balls, that is.

Planking Pair from Taiwan are Actively Lying Down Off the Job

Like your women flat as a board? Then get your abs to Taiwan, where two twenty-something Planking pals from Taipei and Taichung are prone to putting themselves in some very uncompromising positions... and that's no lie.

Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Facebook Calls Google's 'Social Circle' Kettle Black

Facebook, whose user privacy infractions have been widely criticized by the press, the blogosphere and the government is turning the tables on one its primary Internet rivals. Apparently what's good for the golden goose is not good for Google - as Facebook is involved in an alleged smear campaign to expose the search giant's attempts at infringing on netizens' privacy rights.

Walkie The Talkie - An App That Pays You To Use It

Gigwalk pays you to use your smartphone.

China's 'Noseless Girl' Receives Free Plastic Surgery & Job Training

The social conscience of China was proudly on display this week when a private plastic surgery clinic and nursing school teamed up to give a young Chinese woman a new nose – and with it, a new opportunity to build a better life.

Give As Good As You Get With GiftFlow

GiftFlow aims to create an economy of giving, which means there will be plenty to receive as well.

Act Loqly - An App That Gives You Instant Local Knowledge

Loqly makes local knowledge available to anyone who needs it, whenever they want it.

Polaroid iPhone Dock Concept Instantly Prints Photos

The Polaroid iPhone Dock Concept from Japanese designer Mac Funamizu combines the Apple iPhone's built-in camera with the instant print function that made Polaroid cameras famous. Forges Past Firewall To Access China's Ad Dollars & World Domination?

A lot has been written about Facebook's potential expansion on the international digital horizon. To date, being blocked in China by the Great Firewall is not where Mr. Zuckerberg would like to remain. There's over 1.3 billion citizens that reside in this authoritarian state where over a third are active netizens. As these numbers correlate to potential new ad revenue dollars, could scale exponentially with the right deal. World domination - on the other hand -might be the ultimate goal.

Not A Whopping Cough - Hackasaurus Helps Kids Get The Most Out Of The Web

Hackasaurus gives kids the tools they need to truly understand and manipulate the internet.