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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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Mattel to Produce Angry Birds Toys

Written on January 11, 2011 by R. Depp

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After banking on dolls, toy maker Mattel invests on birds and pigs.

After the company earned millions selling Barbie dolls, Mattel likely saw the potential in the one of the top-selling mobile games of the new century. During the recent CES 2011, Mattel presented an Angry Birds-branded playset called  “Angry Birds: Knock On Wood.” It is consisted of plastic pieces which resemble the red, yellow and black bomb birds. Also included are wooden columns, pig pieces and slingshot launcher. There are point cards for keeping record of the score.

The Angry Birds: Knock On Wood playset will be released in May with a price tag of $15. A card-based Angry Birds game is also planned to be launched.

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A Salute to the CEOs Who Gives Jobs

Written on September 07, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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Organic-obsessed groceries: 43,000 jobs. Flying letters on private planes: 93,000 jobs. Flooding cities with $5 cups of coffee: 142,000 jobs. See the list of CEOs that gave thousands of jobs to the whole world.

There are 15 million Americans who are looking for a job even though the economy is sputtering along and the Wall Street rolls in money again. President Obama says that he will offer new ideas this week, while economists demand for more government stimulus. However, it is the entrepreneurs that creates jobs. And as a way to salute them, a list of 30 CEOs, either founders of existing companies or directly responsible for iteration of the establishment, are listed below based on the total number of their employees worldwide.

1. Richard Schulze – Best Buy
2. Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank – Home Depot
3. Howard Schultz – Starbucks
4. Doris Fisher – The Gap
5. Ralph J. Roberts – Comcast
6. Larry Ellison – Oracle
7. Michael Dell – Dell
8. Fred Smith – FedEx
9. Bill Gates and Paul Allen – Microsoft
10. Gordon Moore – Intel
11. James Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman – Costco
12. Kumar Mahadeva – Cognizant Technology
13. Jack Taylor – Enterprise Rent-a-Car
14. William Morean and James Golden – Jabil Circuit
15. Stewart Bainum Sr. – Manor Care
16. Thomas G, Stemberg – Staples
17. Rupert Murdoch – News Corp.
18. Henry Taub – ADP
19. Roger Marino – EMC Corporation
20. Earl E. Bakken – Medtronic
21. John Mackey – Whole Foods Market
22. Warren Eisenberg and Leonard Feinstein – Bed, Bath and Beyond
23. Pat Sher and Stephen Dougherty – Office Depot
24. Joh Menards Jr. – Menards
25. Phil Knight – Nike
26. Steve Jobs – Apple
27. J.R. Hyde III – AutoZone
28. Robert D. Walter – Cardinal Health
29. Elliot Handler – Mattel
30. Monroe Milstein – Burlington Coat Factory

To know more about these CEOs, you can check them out here.

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Barbie goes Techie!

Written on July 19, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Meet the techie Barbie doll. The all-time favorite doll of young girls is now equipped with camcorder and LCD screen.

If you are already a grown up who used to love Barbie, save yourself for all the envy and jealousy you will feel towards the kids. For your favorite doll is now going techie. Yes, you read it right. Techie. With its new Barbie Video Girl doll.

Barbie has taken a new career as a video maker, star, director and editor – joined Foursquare to celebrate her new Video Girl ambition.

Barbie, as a celeb on Foursquare user, will be using the equipment to fashion location-based scavenger hunts as she travels from U.S. To San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and NY on her summer get-a-way. She’ll be in Twitter to tweet out her messages, photos and video clues.

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