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Maybe Your Cat Will 'Stick' With This One: FroliCat Magnetic Cat Toy

If you've lived with a cat for more than a day, you know the length of his attention span.  Cats tire very quickly of anything humans think might interest them.  But here's a cat toy that offers somewhat more likelihood of your cat not becoming bored too soon after you've purchased it.

X-Scooter Takes Scootering to the NeXt Level

The X-Scooter brings a new angle to the traditional scooter. And it looks like a seriously fun ride.

Social Media Gift Cards Converts Facebook Credits Into Real Currency

On the heels of PayNearMe giving out bonus "Facebook Credits" at 7-11 convenience stores last month, starting September 5, the social networking giant is going retail again by selling Facebook Gift cards at Target stores nationwide.  In denominations of $15, $25 and $50, Target's 1750 outlets will be the first to sell the cards via retail channels.

Talkatoo Gives Kids A Bit Of Extra Encouragement From Home

Kids have their tough days at school and parents have just as tough a time wondering how their kids will cope with their time away at school.   The Talkatoo was created by a mom who was going through this same struggle with her two young kids.

Scuba Meets Jet Ski In The Scubacraft

The Scubacraft SC3 is the perfect way to take you and two of your scuba buddies on and under the water for the ride of your lives.

Wee Wee Football Aims To Make Potty Training Boys Easier

Potty training is frustrating to say the least.  Luckily I have a little girl.  I have heard that little boys can be more difficult and even once you teach them to sit and use the toilet they will still need to learn how to stand and pee.  If your little (or big) boy has reached this advanced stage of the potty training process and needs a little help with aim then the Wee Wee Aim Football may help.

Social Media's Video Chat Evolves On Facebook With Rounds

If Chatroulette's notoriety for exposing one's self displayed the immature side of video chatting, Rounds (formerly 6Rounds.com) shows how this space has matured into a collaboration tool by grown-ups to engage in productive social activities. This week, the Rounds app for Facebook was introduced to allow the social network's over 500 millions users to participate in video chats quick and easy, with no download requirements.

uDraw Looks Great But That Doesn’t Mean Wii Will Like It

Gaming powerhouse THQ is poised to claim an untapped niche of the Wii peripheral market with the uDraw, coming in late 2010.


The Japanese Toy Dog, Oshikko Inu, Pees In The House

Hot on the heels of Choken-Bako, the wind-up dogs that ate your coins, comes Oshikko Inu, "DO NOT Pee In the House!

Moon Dough Is Not Just For Eating

Ever eaten Play Doh?  If so, you know that the flavor loses it's special tang when it dries into a bright blue brick.  Now we have Moon Dough... which claims to never dry up.  And I wonder if it'll hold the flavor...