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Bizarre iPhone Case Lets You Hold Hands With Your Beloved Gadget

Forget about touch screens. If you're looking for a more hands-on iPhone experience, look no further than this realistic, creepy case from Japan. Modeled after a lady's hand, this case is perfect for those lonely nights when you want to feel closer to the person on the other end of the line. According to the product description, it's also great for practicing marriage proposals. This beautiful case can be yours from Strapya for 5,000 Yen or about 63 US dollars, plus shipping.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev

Budweiser Can Gets First Makeover in a Decade

Anheuser-Busch will be rolling out a redesigned can for its iconic Budweiser brand this summer. Bud's first updated look in ten years will feature more red then before, and will give more space to Budweiser's bow-tie shaped logo.

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OAT Shoes

Eco-Conscious Sneakers Biodegrade and Grow Flowers

You may wear organic cotton and carefully avoid apparel made in sweatshops, but what do you do with all those items when you're done with them? If you're wearing footwear from OAT Shoes, the answer is simple -- bury them.

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Urinals for Women Could Be Coming Soon

Currently, men have twice the options as women when it comes to public restrooms and, as a result, shorter lines. Danish design company UiWE wants to change that with the Polle, a four-pronged female urinal that allows women to relieve themselves in a semi-squat position.

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Whee! Dutch Transit Authority Installs Playground-Style Slide on Train Platform [VIDEO]

Morning commutes just got a lot more fun in Utrecht. Recent renovations to a train station in the Overvecht neighborhood of the Netherlands city included the installation of a slide (their transit authority calls it a "transfer accelerator"), which passengers can ride to the platform instead of taking the adjacent stairs.

See it in action in the below clip:

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Magazine Creates Amazing Pencil Head Sculptures of Politicians [VIDEO]

German political magazine Cicero wanted to interview high-profile politicians but didn't know how to get their attention. So its staff came up with a truly unique promotional idea.

The magazine commissioned an artist to carve busts of world leaders like Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy into the lead of Cicero-branded pencils. The one-of-a-kind sculptures were then specially boxed and delivered to their likenesses.

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New ‘Dyslexie’ Font Created to Help Dyslexia Sufferers [VIDEO]

Dyslexia sufferers have a tough time with basic reading-- the learning disability actually causes those afflicted to view words differently than the rest of us. They sometimes see letters flipped upside down, mirrored or even rearranged within a word.

A new typeface called Dyslexie is trying to change all that. Created by Netherlands designer Christian Boer, it thickens the bottom of some letters and slants others in an effort to make texts easier for dyslexics to read.

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Kevin Grennan

Designer Creates Prototype for Robot Armpit That Smells Like Real Armpit

Look closely. What you're seeing isn't chewing gum that's been left on the floor of a hair salon. That's a robot armpit prototype, built by designer Kevin Grennan as part of his studies on the role of smell in human-robot interaction. He's also developed ideas for adding scent glands to industrial robots -- like a surgical robot that releases the trust-building hormone oxytocin. 

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