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July 8, 2007 - July 14, 2007 Archives

  • July 13, 2007
    Sweetest pants in the world? Sweetest pants in the world! / Continue →
  • July 13, 2007
    This guy recreated World 7-3 from Super Mario Bros using Papercraft. Wait, did I say "guy"? I mean nerd. Big nerd. But a big nerd that's won a place in my heart.... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2007
    Bao Xishun - the world's tallest man - was taken to meet He Pingping - the world's shortest. Bao stands 7.9 feet tall while He stands only 2.4 feet tall. And me? I stand a whopping 20 feet. Around that is. I'm fat. Source... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2007
    The original Bumblebee '77 Chevy Camaro from the new Transformers movie is up for sale on eBay. It started at $10.00 but has already climbed to $60,101.00. If you want to save some money, just buy a regular '77 Camaro for $500 and then bang it up a bit with a hammer. And maybe ... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Is your regular hand soap just not creepy enough? Then get a bag of Handsoap, which is hand soap shaped into little baby hands. Each 'hand' is hand made out of goat’s milk glycerin and has a light scent. You can get a bag for $12 but, I mean, why?... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    From the London Design Festival 2006: Bridge, by Michael Cross, is a series of steps that rise out of the water as you walk across them, as if walking on water. On entering the exhibition the visitor is met by an empty expanse of water with one step at its edge: stepping on to... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Doctors at the China Rehabilitation Research Centre in Beijing have developed an egg cup-like casing for a miracle survivor who was cut in half in a freak accident back in 1995. It took 20 doctors to save his life and nobody thought he'd be able to do anything again, but when d... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Art graduate Lauren Porter knitted herself a Ferrari for her honors degree at Bath Spa University. Ananova reports: The classic red bodywork consists of 250 squares of garter stitch made by Lauren and 20 family members and friends. The windows are V-shaped stocking stitch, whi... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Inventor Michael Killian has designed the Sideways Bike, which is exactly what it sounds like: a bike you ride sideways. The Sideways Bike uses Front to Back balance rather than the traditional Left to Right balance used in regular bikes, creating the sensation of surfing down ... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Avatar Machine is a custom rig designed so the wearer can see themselves in the third person, as if they were playing an online game. The virtual communities created by online games have provided us with a new medium for social interaction and communication. Avatar Machine is ... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2007
    This is a Mario pixel cake made from little cupcake squares. It was for some guy's wedding, which I can't decide is either the coolest wedding cake ever or the worst. No, the worst would definitely be the one I baked out of used condoms. Everybody kept telling me it was a bad i... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2007
    If you've got $850 to spare, you can get this Darth Vader Supreme Edition Costume which was actually made using the original Darth Vader molds. Pretty much everything is included, including all the body parts, the helmet, and even a breathing sound device. Although I can't tell... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2007
    Windows Vista's Speech Recognition is almost too good. I'm not even sure why we still have keyboards. NOTE: I can't tell if this is real. I know Vista's Speech Recognition isn't super amazing, but this is ridiculous. Ridiculously funny that is.... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2007
    Designer Philippe Starck put together the Veiled Watch which hides the face behind a specially electroplated crystal to mimic the breaks in the bracelet. The design creates the effect that the watch is just a continuous metal band. You can the watch for $150 off Fossil which th... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    The Phonofone is an audio amplification device which will play back music from earphones. You simply place earphones on it and it uses the properties of horn acoustics to play it back up to 55 decibles. Through passive amplification alone, These unique pieces instantly trans... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    Want to look like a douchebag when handing somebody your business card? Here's a video tutorial.... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    A 1,500 pound wrecking ball broke loose and ran out of control down a hill for nearly a mile before plowing into things and ending up in the trunk of a student's car. “The cable just snapped,” Meadville police officer Brian Joseph said. “It just so happened that it snapp... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    The 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII Rolling Door Concept Car was designed back in 1993 but never made it to the market because, well, it's ridiculous. Basically instead of opening, the door just disappears into the car. There's an eBay sale of it going on (right now at $19,000) and acco... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    Chris Williams has put together a unique concept design for an MP3 player which is controlled by twisting and sliding the edge of the player. The Musipen (music and pen, get it?) moves away from current players and offers up an original but still highly usable interface. Althou... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    Nimbus has put together the ultimate minimalist unicycle which they're calling the Ultimate Wheel. It's basically a 20 inch wheel with pedals attached. And that's it. The only way you could simplify a unicycle any more would be to remove the pedals and just have a wheel. Which ... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    If you've ever thought to yourself, "Hey, I really need one gallon of whiskey to carry around" then this huge flask from Orvis is for you. It's exactly what it sounds like, a huge stainless steel flask that carries one gallon of liquid. It costs $198, but that's a bargain consi... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    Flying Pig has created this amazing T-Rex papercraft automata which they describe as: A super fun animated paper model for you to pop out and make. Turn the handle on the terrible T.Rex and he reaches down and bites! The T.Rex catches any object placed beneath his might jaws wit... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    Nixon's Lodown digital watch is pre-programmed with tide charts for 200 beaches around the world for the next 15 years. It uses a backlit LCD screen which shows a pixel graph of the current surf height. It's made from reinforced polycarbonate, is water resistant up to 100 meter... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    That's why I only shoot guns at people. Just kidding, kids. Murder is wrong.... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    Korean company GPNC has put together a 70 inch all-in-one PC, making it the world's largest. The monitor is meant for commercial use and will come in both touch-screen and standard LCD models. Although the manufacturer didn't even bother taking a product shot without an XP erro... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    It's Fourth of July. You're drunk. Why wouldn't you set off 73 roman candles?... / Continue →