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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Mcdonald’s Temporarily Changes Its Name in Australia

Written on January 09, 2013 by Lulu

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Mcdonald's will be changing its name to Macca, in celebration of Australia Day.

Fastfood chain, Mcdonald’s is set to change the signs of their selected stores in Australia to pay tribute to the country’s national celebration, Australia Day. The signs will be changed to Macca’s. Macca is the nickname that over 50 percent of Australians use to call the restaurant.

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Japan Sells DIY Pencil Puzzle Kit

Written on January 06, 2013 by Lulu

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Varacil, is a puzzle kit that allows you to assemble your own mechanical pencil

Puzzle lovers can procrastinate and get busy assembling their own pencil with Varacil, a “Mechanical Pencil Plastic Puzzle Kit”. The kit is manufactured by Japanese toymaker, As If Toy. Once you open the box, you will see around 22 plastic parts. The pieces don’t have to be glued. You can just snap it together and […]

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New China Law Requires Adult Children to Visit Their Elderly Parents

Written on December 30, 2012 by Lulu

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The new law allows elderly parents to sue their children if they feel neglected or abandoned

China’s national legislators has submitted a new law that requires adult children to visit their elderly parents regularly or risk getting sued.

The law allows parents to sue their children if they feel neglected. Even in a family oriented country like China, elderly parents are also often abandoned and neglected by their children.

One proof is a local news of a 90 year-old grandmother who was forced by her son to live in a pigpen for two years. Some leave their parents in elderly homes if they are unable to care for them. While some end up abusing them and illegally control their finances without their consent.

The law does not specify how often the children must visit their aging parents.

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5 Year Old Kid Unexpectedly Finds Homemade Porn in Nintendo 3DS

Written on December 28, 2012 by Lulu

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The secondhand Nintendo 3DS was bought by the kid's father from a Gamestop store in Colorado

Five-year-old Braydon Giles was so excited to open his Christmas gift. It was a used Nintendo 3DS that his father bought from the store, Gamestop, in Colorado.

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Brazilian Burger Chain Makes Use of Edible Paper Wrappers [Video]

Written on December 27, 2012 by Lulu

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Customers from Bob's Fastfood chain, eat their burgers along with the edible wrapper

Bob’s, a Brazilian Fastfood chain has introduced an environment-friendly, edible paper wrappers. The edible food packaging looks like the normal paper-based food wrappers.

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Written on December 21, 2012 by Lulu

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To help students relieve stress and fatigue, the Cornell University installs real grass lawn in their school library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution’s Department of Design and Environmental Analysis.

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Twisting Skyscraper, A Sight To See in Canada

Written on December 17, 2012 by Lulu

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The "Absolute Towers" is a gradually rotating skyscrapers that was designed by Chinese firm, MAD Architects.

A new landmark has given life to Ontario, Canada’s urban landscape. The “Absolute Towers” has already been completed and it is a sight to behold.

Nicknamed the “Marilyn Monroe towers”, this towering building is not your regular skyscraper. It twists and is known for its curves. The twin structure has a gradually rotating oval floors. Each towers measure at around 492 and 557 feet.

It was designed by China’s design firm, MAD Architects.

“Despite its landmark status, the emphasis is not solely on height. Our design features a continuous balcony that surrounds the whole building, eliminating the vertical barriers traditionally used in high rise architecture. The entire building rotates by different degrees at different levels, corresponding with the surrounding scenery. Our aim is to provide 360 degree views for each residential unit, and to get city dwellers in touch with the natural elements and reawaken their appreciation of nature.”

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Conserve Water Using a Faucet Lock

Written on December 14, 2012 by Lulu

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The "Water Lock" device allows users to monitor water consumption

A new device has been designed to help people conserve water. It is called the “Water Lock”. It is a mechanism that monitors the flow of water.

The pad-lock style device does not require electricity for it to work. It can be easily attached to any faucet. Users can set their water limit on the mechanism. Once the limit has been set, the device will automatically stop the water flow once the level has been reached.

The designers of this concept have not announced when this creation will be officially launched.

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Pepsi-Chicken Flavored Potato Chips Sold in China

Written on December 14, 2012 by Lulu

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Pepsi Flavored Chicken is one of the most popular dishes in China

Potato Chips Maker Lay’s has partnered with PepsiCo to create a unique flavored snack. The new flavor is potato chicken and it will be offered in China. Apparently pepsi-flavored chicken is one of the most popular dishes in the country.

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Written on November 12, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Japanese company Inodore sells an underwear that absorbs the foul smell of fart

Thanks to Japan’s new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Professor Hiroki Ohge of Hiroshima University.

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