Many virtual pets end up living out their lives forgotten in dark drawers. If a new Virtual Pet Shelter gets off the ground, all those Tamagotchis and Webkinz will have a place to go.
AprioriControl builds interactive online playrooms for shelter cats. Viewers control the iPet Companion Webcam and robotic cat toys to play with adorable and adoptable kittens from afar.
Google hopes people will e-mail photos showing who's in emergency shelters so it can help Japanese find each other after the earthquake and tsunami. Also: volunteer translators needed.
In light of the Haiti earthquake, design site Core 77 challenged designers to come up with innovative ideas for emergency shelters. Here are some of their ideas.
The Grillzebo provide year-round protection for your grill.
In light of the Haiti earthquake, design site Core 77 launches a contest tasking designers with creating innovative designs for short-term shelters.
PC manufacturers are trying to turn Vista into something more than Microsoft, but they're failing, and would find more success with Linux.
Launched just last week, the system was designed to let agencies alert the public about natural disasters or other events. The Senate Sergeant at Arms used the system during Thursday's shooting.
Apparently, it's National Cat Day. Uber hatches an adorable plan to promote on-demand delivery while potentially finding homes for kittens.
A new U.K. study shows that the only activity to rival Internet access for men is sex.