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Pac-Man Zippo Lighters Put Arcade Fire In Your Pocket

Pac-Man is celebrating its 30th anniversary next year and Japan's Banpresto wants to light a fire under the fanfare - with a new series of Pac-Man themed Zippo lighters!

Bring the Water Park Home With the Motorized Bumper Boat

Ah, the dog days of summer.  Sweaty, muggy, 8 million degrees outside summer.  My underwear is at one with my backside.  I need some relief.  And if I had a pool, a little time plowing into friends in a Motorized Bumper Boat would do the trick...

Worlds Collide With Launch Of Booyah Society!

Think about living your life the way you normally do. Except now, you re going to be rewarded for even the simplest of tasks, like dumping the garbage. Booyah Society, available free on iTunes is both a social network and a game, and each logged activity of your life will earn you points, which are similar to tasks performed on your favorite video game.

StepGlider: It's Like a Mobile Nordic Track

The StepGlider brings roller blades/skates to the next level by incorporating your arms for a fuller workout and more efficient ride.

RoboBoa: The Robotic Pet Snake

Want a robotic slithering critter crawling around your house?  After seeing RoboBoa, I know that I do...

Rovio: Robotic Home Sentry On Patrol!

Want a remote mobile communications and security device that can be controlled from practically anywhere in the world?  Meet Rovio.

Game Crafter: Niche Business Helps People Create and Sell Their Board Games

I don't know about you, but I've always thought that it would be pretty cool to create my own board game - what would be better than developing the next Mouse Trap or Monopoly? Drafting out a board game on construction paper, with playdough figurines or random household objects as pieces are one thing, but a new company is now making it possible to not only create a legitimate board game, but to sell it for profit too.

Learning To Be An Entrepreneur With The Millionaire Maker Game

It's hard to be an entrepreneur on your quest for millions and an empire of your own; but most prospective business people learn the hard way whether they will find success or financial collapse because they build their skills while trying to build their empire. For some it works, for others it doesn't; but for everyone, there's the Millionaire Maker Game which inspires entrepreneurs and teaches them helpful skills along the way.


Japanese Maid Cafe Girl Plush Ball Chain Charm

If you've always wanted a Japanese maid cafe girl for your very own - or just certain parts of one - now you can have the next best thing: a plush cellphone charm or mouse wrist rest that looks like a maid's lower half.

Another Silly Golf Novelty: The Golfers Mug

The Golfers Mug addresses two of your biggest addictions in one simple accessory. Drink your morning coffee, then get some putting time in.