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These Guys Have Cojones - Orbotix Unleashes Robotic Balls

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

If You Could Talk To Walls - Your Body As An Antenna

Your body is an antenna, and Microsoft Research have worked out a way for you to use it.

Chinese Army's New Video Game Aims to Turn Geeks into GI's

Just call 'em GI Zhou. New recruits to China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will soon be able to toss out their dubbed and subtitled versions of Call of Duty, thanks to the PLA's first homegrown military training video game, “Mission of Honor.”

Can't Touch This - ZeroTouch Makes Touchscreens Redundant

ZeroTouch is a touchscreen that doesn't require touch, or a screen.

Converse Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Collaboration Gives Gamers a Kick

Converse and Nintendo have teamed up to create the ultimate gamer's shoe: the Super Mario Bros Chuck Taylor Hi. Available in black or white, these super Super Mario shoes are due to be released this July, only in Japan.

The Heart Stops Here - The Biosensing Bucking Bronco

The harder you breathe, the harder the Broncomatic bucks!

Beach-Themed Update for Angry Birds Rio, Coming Right Up!

Angry Birds is probably one of the most successful gaming franchises to date. Since its release, its developer Rovio has gone from small-time developer to being a company that is now worth millions of dollars. The latest game in the franchise is Angry Birds Rio, which collaborated and was released to highlight the release of the animated film Rio.

Is That A PC In Your Pocket? - The PC That's The Size Of A Flash Drive

You will soon be able to buy a PC that fits in your pocket - for under $25!

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.

Opening Education's Gates - The Gates Foundation Invests In Innovative Education

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is putting over $20 million into innovative learning tools, including gaming and social networking.