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Is Smart Mass the Ultimate Adult Office Toy?

Smart Mass introduces a few new tricks to the ol' putty that we all know and love.  It can drip from the ceiling or be shattered with a hammer.  How's that for new tricks?

Kilobike Expandable Bike

Tired of buying a bike for your child every year or two? Kilobike expands to properly fit growing children.

Cardboard Tube Fighting to Be the Next Great Sport

The Cardboard Tube Fighting League has taken something most children have done at one time or another and turned it official. Decide for yourself if this is the next great American pastime.

5 Ways In Which Video Games Have Warped My Little Brain

Just look at that picture.  It gives me the willies.  Have you ever had a video game stick in your head to the point that it starts messing with everyday reality?

Nintendo Files a Patent for a Wii Football

Nintendo has filed a patent for a Wii football. Will it add this new device to the roster of Wii accessories already out there?

Top Ten 'Texting For Tots' Mobile Phones

It use to be you learned to crawl, before you could walk and then run. Well today, while tots and teens begin to become mobile, they're also learning how to use a mobile. Kids born after the year 2000 might end up being called the 'Tiny Texters' generation as their passion to text is keen. Parents might not agree, but as we all know peer pressure in our formative years becomes the driving force behind these types of purchases, and Mom and Dad more often than naught usually succumb to the demands of their offspring!

As Seen on TV: Bendaroos!

Bendaroos are touted as a toy with endless possibilities.  They bend!  They stick!  But what do parents think of this As Seen on TV toy?

Top Ten Drug Companies in Social Media

What is the "social share of voice" amongst pharmaceutical companies online? While some drug companies have been reluctant to embrace social media for fear of running afoul of FDA regulations that govern the advertising and promotion of prescription drugs, others are embracing social networks to help brand and position their companies in a positive light with consumers and practitioners. Here are the TOP TEN Pharma companies that are presently useing social media to reach out to larger audiences.

Kyjen's Interactive Toys Appeal To A Dog's Hunting Instincts

The Kyjen Company has made a niche for itself producing a line of plush interactive toys for dogs.  Do the toys test intelligence, as Kyjen implies in its marketing?  Well... they do keep dogs stimulated and encourage hunting and hiding behaviors, natural instincts of dogs.


Sony Announces the PSP Go - But Is Smaller Better?

The PSP is going tiny. But is this a good thing for the dynamic portable entertainment device?