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July 15, 2007 - July 21, 2007 Archives

  • July 20, 2007
    Designer Joel Hesselgren put together these salt and paper shakers using nothing but Legos. And - I don't think I'm supposed to tell you this - human skulls! Dum dum dum!... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2007
    Barbie has been re-imagined as Alice in Wonderland. The dolls will cost $39.99 and won't be released until August. More curious than ever! Alice is on a whimsical fashion adventure in Wonderland! This fresh, modern take on the classic character inspires unique accessories. Ali... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2007
    This is a video of 1,500 inmates at a Phillippine prison practicing Michael Jackson's "Thriller". 1,500 plus CPDRC inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, Cebu, Philippines at practice! This is not the final routine, and definitely not a punishment!... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2007
    This is a Hello Kitty business card made out of real gold. The business card commemorates Hello Kitty's 33rd anniversary and is made from 99.99% pure gold. It's a limited edition and costs $85. I just like how they made it as if it were a real business card. Friendship Ambass... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2007
    This electromagnetic globe costs about $140 and floats in the air as if by magic. And when I say "as if by magic" I mean by actual magic. How else would you explain it? Physics? Ha! I laugh at your physics. This, my friends, is sorcery. ... / Continue →
  • July 20, 2007
    This guy's friend offered to build him a subwoofer from scratch, so he came up with this design inspired from Super Mario Bros. This is of course the question mark block and brick block seen in the original Super Mario Bros.! He built it to the correct dimensions and then I p... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    This guy was playing Reader Rabbit: Thinking Adventures with his son when his CD exploded in the optical drive. We both sat there for a second trying to figure out what had happened and that is when I saw the front trim piece of the DVD drive hanging from the computer. The pi... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    The Ponton fireplace is described by the designer as "the urban interpretation of a campfire." It's designed by Wolf Udo Wagner and uses fire resistant glass, stainless steel, and burns bioalcohol. There's no price listed, but this thing is gorgeous. Some might say almost as go... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    I'll never understand why people insist on making things out of gold and selling them for outrageous prices, but German company Xexoo is doing just that, offering an iPod Shuffle made out of 18 carat gold for just over $19,000 (14,000 EUR). There's also a version with diamonds ... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    A TSA guard at JFK refused to let a passenger through because he thought their DIY iPod charger (above) looked like an IED. I tell him it is a battery charger for my iPod. He asks if I made it myself, to which I reply that I purchased a kit over the internet. He says that he ... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    Designer Gerd Rothmann from Germany has created the Family Ring, which is similar to the fingerprint wedding band, except that instead of just putting your spouse's fingerprint on your ring you can put your entire family's. Well, up to four of them at least. Unfortunately, the ... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2007
    A game based entirely on slapping women in the face probably shouldn't be this fun.... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2007
    Yamaha is introducing its BODiBEAT which they claim is "the first music playback device that synchronizes your music to the movement of your workout." It monitors your pulse and then selects music for you based on the pace of your exercise. The thing costs $300 and has 512MB of... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2007
    Some folks in Japan took it upon themselves to make a full scale, 59-feet-tall Gundam robot. I can't tell out if they're going to leave it on the ground or prop it up standing, but I can tell you one thing: this is madness! Beautiful, beautiful, madness. You can't tell, but a s... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2007
    Designer Joo Youn Paek put together the Pillowig, which is exactly what it sounds like: a wig made out of a pillow. And contrary to popular belief, this is definitely 100% the most useful thing you will ever own.... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2007
    The folks at MIT have developed a new space suit to allow greater mobility for astronauts called the BioSuit. They expect to have it ready for use in about ten years, and it would be invaluable for missions to someplace like Mars, where current spacesuits are just too bulky. N... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2007
    The people at Fox painted a giant Homer Simpson next to the Cerne Abbas giant - a 180ft 17th century fertility symbol carved in the hillside above Cerne Abbas - to promote the new Simpsons movie. Apparently this pissed off the people at The Pagan Federation, and their district ... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2007
    Jeweler Andrew English has designed wedding bands which are hand-engraved with the fingerprint of the partner so that they're completely unique to each couple. They're only available by commission and come in 9, 14 and 18ct white/yellow/rose gold and platinum. The bands are ava... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2007
    This is pretty much the coolest way to store contacts on your iPhone. Well, other than physically stuffing them in there. I tried with my friend Dan, and let me tell you a blender works wonders. ... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2007
    Artist Florentijn Hofman put together this massive rubber duckie for "Loire Estuary 2007," which is an outdoor, contemporary-art exhibition now taking place in France that features the works of 30 artists from around the world. All of the works are being installed along a 40-mi... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2007
    Have friends? Want to get rid of them? I'm sure the NOW Watch can help you out. From the product site: The most accurate time piece ever invented! Precisely accurate in all time zones throughout the entire universe. A timely reminder of the only moment that really matters - NO... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2007
    Want to see some amazing origami made from paper money? Check out this gallery. And want to see a man so handsome his smile has been known to kill? Right over here, ladies.... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2007
    Martin B. Jing, a furniture designer from Germany, has put together this concept for a Pac-Man chair. Although I'm not sure why they decided to go with blue instead of yellow. It's like giving Spider-Man a costume made of plaid.... / Continue →