Archive for March, 2007

Condom device named the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa

A condom applicator designed to help AIDS prevention has been named the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa by Dutch designer Jurgen Bey. Bey, who was in Cape Town to speak at the Design Indaba conference last week, selected the product from a shortlist of 15 products at the Design Indaba Expo. The applicator, invented [...]

Mostly ghostly ebay auctions

Ebay – the giant online garage sale… No matter what you are looking for, chances are you will find it on Ebay. That includes ghosts, human souls or haunted rubber ducks. The ghost in the jar Ghost In A Jar! No Joke Serious Inquiry Only Started on May 26, 2003, ended on June 5, 2033 [...]

12-year-old died from infected tooth

WASHINGTON – The death of a Prince George’s County boy this week from an infection that started with an abscessed tooth has spurred lawmakers to demand better dental care for poor children and has prompted a deluge of calls to local dentists for advice and appointments. Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old homeless child, died Sunday in [...]

Shutdown day: 24th March

Can you survive without your Computer for 24 hours? The people of shutdownday.org invite you to be part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what [...]