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Colorful Sanitary Napkins Cheer Up a Blue Period

Feminine protection – whether it's pads, napkins or liners, this essential women's hygiene product has been the last frontier for marketers who seek to embellish every product with “designer” cachet. No longer, at least not in Japan where new colorful pads sport stylish designer prints.

This Scarecrow® Really Works!

Have you exhausted your options when it comes to getting rid of pesky animals (not your own, of course) from your backyard?

Well, here's a Scarecrow® that really works!


Obama To Make Left-Turns All Day?

Instead of designing a signature shoe or his very own hockey goalie pads, Barrack Obama might be making left-turns around the competition.


Starbucks Japan Grows While American Stores Close

Starbucks is closing over 600 stores in the USA alone this year as the coffee giant goes through a painful contraction, yet its Japanese subsidiary continues to grow while posting very tasty sales numbers. Is Starbucks Japan doing something different, or are they destined to echo the mother company's boom and bust?

SIDS May Be Linked To Serotonin Levels

New research has shown that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) may be caused by an imbalance in serotonin.

Shopping Robots Crawl the Mall So You Don't Have To

Imagine having your very own shopping robot who crawls the mall while you relax at home? Even better, you remotely control your robot shopper's movements and see through its electric “eyes”. You can also stop imagining... robo-shopper is (almost) here!

New Laser Can Target Single Cells in Surgery

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a "microscalpel" that targets individual cells while preserving other cells around the target area.

Nanotubes Fill Key Role in Artificial Photosynthesis

Carbon nanotubes may be the key in overcoming a challenging roadblock for scientists trying to create artificial photosynthesis.

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?

Modern Barbie Gets Kinky

There are some deviant minds in the product development and marketing suites at Mattel’s Barbie™ division.

Safety Equipment for Skateboarding Becomes Cool

To help skaters stop getting more scars than they want, one designer has created a piece of safety equipment that doesn't look embarassing.

Verizon Teams Up With Rhapsody

In order to keep up with the constantly changing personalities of their mobile users, Verizon Wireless has announced it will team up with MTV Networks and RealNetworks to offer subscribers more choices.

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.

Surfing May Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

Researchers have found that surfing may be the key to prolonging the life of people suffering from cystic fibrosis.

The Top 10 Best Sports Logos

As a continuation from the 10 worst sports logos, the following are 10 great logos that have solidified teams and major league sports.


Internet Radio Listeners Increased Drastically

According to industry figures, the number of individuals who listen to Internet radio has increased by 2.5 million in only six months.


New Worries With HPV Vaccine?

Gardasil, a vaccine designed to prevent the HPV (human papillomavirus) virus has been causing some uproar lately.

The Robot That Could Teach You A Few Dance Moves

Manufacturers located on the other side of the globe have been known for their incredible inventions, but not one of them can be groovier than this.

Scientist Designs Plasma-Powered Flying Saucer

A scientist from the University of Florida has recently filed a patent that is attracting everyone from NASA and the US Air Force to UFO-seekers and sci-fi enthusiasts.

Since 2006, Subrata Roy, a mechanical and aerospace engineering associate professor, has been working on a "flying saucer" aircraft design that turns surrounding air into plasma to generate its propulsion. The saucer, or "wingless electromagnetic air vehicle" (WEAV), has no moving parts and therefore could be more stable than airplanes and helicopters that rely on aerodynamics to provide lift.


High-Tech Thieves and the Gadgets They Use

High-tech thieves use high-tech devices to gain access to the object of their obsession, find out more about the sneaky ways they can steal from you.

Golf Project Looks To Make Teeing Off More Enjoyable

Golf courses are a thing of beauty. Every detail is manicured to perfection to make sure a golfer’s day is relaxing even if they shot 92 on a previous set of 18 holes. The idea and motivation behind one new project is set to give golfers an even more realistic paradise.


Q-Links Expands Its Biofield To Pets: The Q-Link Pet Pendant

Professional athletes have experienced the benefits of Q-Links for more than a decade.The pendants worn around their necks have helped many a professional golfer, for example, score some birdies. And even Madonna is reported to wear a Q-link!

But, now pets can experience the same focus and positive, healthy energy with the Q-Links Pet Pendant!


Nike USA Olympic Uniforms Ready To Revolutionize

Several athletes recently premiered the new Nike USA track and field uniforms before a sold-out crowd of 20,000 at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.


Change in Diet May Reduce High Blood Pressure

A study published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension has shown that a higher intake of minerals such as potassium, magnesium and calcium by dietary means may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and decrease blood pressure in people with hypertension.

The Top 10 Worst Sports Logos

The following are symbols that haven’t seen positive reviews. The teams may have won many games while wearing these logos, but they didn’t win over the creative minds of individuals around the world.