The Strangest Sights in Google Earth

PC World has compiled their list of the strangest sights in Google Earth. With its detailed satellite photos, Google's interactive map lets everyone be a virtual globetrotter....
July 27, 2007

Crowd Farm turns walking into electricity

Two graduate students at MIT's School of Architecture and Planning are developing what they call the "Crowd Farm", which is a smart floor that would harness the...
July 27, 2007

Hello Kitty in Swarovski crystals

Contrary to popular belief, a Hello Kitty doll made from 62,000 Swarovski crystals is 100% absolutely necessary. This monstrosity was displayed at the opening of a “Hello...
July 27, 2007

Levitating Desktop Globes

Who knew there was such a big market for levitating globes? This one isn't nearly as cool though since it needs a top and bottom magnet. A...
July 27, 2007

Bee Miniature Paper Sculpture

This is a miniature paper sculpture of a bee which stands at 6 cm tall and was designed and crafted by artist Elsita. For the making of...
July 27, 2007

Machine Gun Violin

This is a violin designed by artist Wei Lieh Lee to look like a machine gun. Yeah, a Stradivarius is pretty nice, but last I checked a...
July 26, 2007

The Blow Table Lamp

The Blow Table Lamp is lamp designed by Studio Italia Design that features a low-voltage lamp encased in an outer, clear-crystal globe. Lamp direction is controlled by...
July 26, 2007

Transformers Bumblebee Speakers

Brando is selling these dancing Transformers Bumblebee speakers for $58.90. The Bumblebee speakers will actually dance to your music and even play it back with Transformers sound...
July 26, 2007

Homer Simpson on Jay Leno

In case you missed it, this is Homer Simpson doing the monologue on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday night. I'm not saying it's bad, but...
July 26, 2007

First Person Pinball Machine

This is a few years old, but the Furminator is a first person pinball machine that puts you inside the perspective of the actual machine: The ////furminator...
July 26, 2007

Levitation desk

The Levitation desk is a desk with one leg. The challenge was to use an unique leg which could be placed anywhere under the desk. We find...
July 26, 2007

Lightspeaker Lamp

The Lightspeaker Lamp was designed by LYX Furniture and Light to look like a floor speaker. The "bass & treble reflectors" in the polished white acrylic box...
July 25, 2007

Tank Limousine

So what do you do if you've got a few spare tanks lying around and plenty of time? Turn one of them into a limo of course....
July 25, 2007

Pac-Man Plush Head

Looking for the greatest hat ever? Look no further. club NAMCO is selling a Pac-Man Plush Head for $29.99. If wearing this on dates doesn't get you...
July 25, 2007

Garnet Hertz' Experiments in Galvanism

Experiments in Galvanism is an art project by Garnet Hertz to implant a miniature webserver into the body of a frog. Garnet Hertz has implanted a miniature...
July 25, 2007

NES Gamepad Mouse

This ridiculously awesome human being took out the insides of an optical mouse and stuck them in an NES controller, creating the NES Gamepad Mouse. I wonder...
July 24, 2007

Fully functional Warthog

From Bungie: Um. The dudes at WETA made a Warthog. I don’t mean that they made a big plastic thing that looks like a Warthog. I mean...
July 24, 2007

Office Chair Bike

Instructables has a nice tutorial on how this guy put together an Office Chair Bike after finding a 35 pound leather executive chair, a Princess bike, and...
July 24, 2007

Chinook is unbeatable at checkers

Canadian researchers claim they've "solved" checkers and that their checkers-playing program, Chinook, is mathematically unbeatable. "The program can achieve at least a draw against any opponent, playing either...
July 24, 2007

V/a.g.r.a. animated lamp

The V/a.g.r.a. is an "animated lamp" designed by Romolo Stanco that uses shape-memory alloy to change its shape whenever it's turned on and off. Although I can't...
July 24, 2007

Statetris

Statetris is Tetris with US states. Try it on hard and then weep at your own inadequacies.
July 24, 2007

Horrible bed design

Looks like somebody finally invented the world's most comfortable bed. Because why roll around when you can lie there perfectly still. Source...
July 23, 2007

Optimus Prime Cake

These guys put together a cake based on the original Optimus Prime Transformers toy. Unfortunately they built it in truck form, so it looks more like a...
July 23, 2007

The Light Drop

The Light Drop is a light designed to look like it's dripping out of a faucet. The Light Drop is supposed to make people think about how...
July 23, 2007

Oryx bike

The Oryx is a time trial bike designed by Harald Cramer with a one-sided fork and chain-stay. Due to its Y-frame shape, it’s comfortably shock-proof without loosing...
July 23, 2007