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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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PopCap Teams Up With 9-year-old, Creates Fun Video Game

Written on July 26, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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PopCap Games granted 9-year-old Owain Weinert's wish to create his own video game.

PopCap recently released the Allied Star Police, a game which originated from the 4th and Battery studio – a place wherein PopCap’s designers can be creative and develop different offbeat games. The Allied Star Police is a mixture of a tower defense game and a real-time strategy that takes place in a futuristic setting and galaxy wars. But would you ever imagine that this brilliant creation actually came from the artsy mind of a 9-year-old kid?

Owain Weinert, a boy suffering from pre-B Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, participated in the PopCamp event as a part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The said event allows all PopCap developers to use their creativity and imagination to create different games. The 9-year-old Owain then partnered with the 4th and Battery crew in order to fulfill his wish of creating a video game, which resulted to the Allied Star Police.

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