Water Tower Apartment Mod

While not the first time this has been done, some nutcase in the Netherlands (probably that loon rappelling down the side in the picture) has converted an...
August 24, 2007

American Gladiators is Back!

Just when I thought today couldn't get any better, I find out that NBC is bringing back American Gladiators! Oh lucky day. Sure ESPN Classic plays reruns...
August 24, 2007

Cell Phone Graffiti

Mark Ecko, of Ecko Unlimited, is designing "digital citylights" that people can interact with using their cell phones via Bluetooth interface. You walk up to one of...
August 24, 2007

Insect Vaccuum

From the "Worst Inventions to Come out of Japan" department comes the "Insect Catcher". It sucks up insects, but you have to be about an inch away,...
August 24, 2007

Life Size Paper Boat

Artist Frank Boelter fulfilled a childhood fantasy by constructing a 27 foot boat out of paper. The vessel is made from a 1884 sq. ft. sheet of...
August 24, 2007

Table For Bedroom Security

Designer James McAdam has come up with the Safe Bedside Table, which is a table that comes apart to form a shield and beating stick. Which, um,...
August 23, 2007

Optimus Prime Computer Case

John Mangus, who will now be known as the coolest person in Pennsylvania, has built the ultimate Optimus Prime computer case. Over the course of a year...
August 23, 2007

High Tech Shoes For Prostitutes

From the "Our Street Walkers Need to be Better Equipped" department come the platform shoes for prostitutes. Designed by the Aphrodite Project, these are the latest in...
August 23, 2007

Tree Grows Lights

Nick Foley has created what he is calling the Pear Tree. It is a metal tree with lightbulbs that you can remove and take with you to...
August 23, 2007

Pocket Shots Portable Liquor

Pocket Shots are single serving portable liquor bags that look alarmingly like juice pouches. They're only being sold in California, Arizona, Wisconsin, Colorado, and New Mexico at...
August 23, 2007

Forbidden LEGO Instructions

As a world renowned architect, I grew up building a lot of LEGO sets. Most of them skyscrapers and other buildings of my own design. Now, No...
August 22, 2007

First Fully Morphable Ball Bed

Allegedly this is the world's first "fully morphable" bed. It is constructed of plush spheres, attached by elastic bands. Now I'm not entirely sure what "fully morphable"...
August 22, 2007

Man Builds Water Chopper

Jim Garlitz, a man who runs a pizza shop in Maryland, has combined a Yamaha Virago motorcycle with an outboard engine to create, uh, this thing, the...
August 22, 2007

NASA's Cyberwall Is Underpowered

NASA, an organization never to be outdone with the latest and greatest, has constructed a cyberwall at the Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. What is a...
August 22, 2007

Arm Wrestling Game Breaks Arms

"Arm Spirit", a Japanese arm wrestling video game, has been responsible for breaking 3 arms during its brief release in Japan. Atlus Company (the manufacturer), which had...
August 22, 2007

Aerogel Frozen Smoke Is Awesome

Being a NASA astronaut (and international playboy), I've known about Aerogel (aka: frozen smoke, blue smoke, solid smoke, tasteless jello) since before it was invented. Having been...
August 22, 2007

USB Powered RC Car

Okay, I know there are a lot of useless USB gadgets out there, but I think we can all agree that this one is a must have....
August 21, 2007

Pillow with Integrated Speakers

From the "Everything must have Integrated Speakers" department comes Mi Pillows. If you haven't guessed by now, they're pillows that have speakers inside. They cost $60, and...
August 21, 2007

Japan's Plan For World's Tallest Building

Inspired by Mount Fuji, Taisei Construction Corporation has completed designs for construction of the world's tallest building. The X-Seed 4000 would stand at approximately 13,123 feet (4...
August 21, 2007

Timepieces for Your Sink

If you are ridiculously rich and can't find any other way to spend your money (please call me first), Murano House has developed timepieces that replace the...
August 21, 2007

Rocket Fuel Powered Arm

Your current bionic arm just not cutting it? Tired of just rocking a pirate hook? Well a team at Vanderbilt University has developed a prosthetic arm that's...
August 21, 2007

Smile Detecting Camera

Now I'm not a big fan of posting the latest camera or phone or what have you unless it has something real unique about it. And well,...
August 20, 2007

Man's Cell Phone Explodes

In cell phone news, a man's Nokia 2115i apparently exploded an hour and a half after he connected it to it's AC charger at home. Now I'm...
August 20, 2007

Wind Powered Phone Charger

Orange, a U.K. based telecommunications firm is dropping the Orange Mobile Wind Charger. It, um, charges your cell phone with the power of the wind! Amazing. Reminds...
August 20, 2007

Weight Watching Robot Keeps You Healthy

Those MIT geeks are at it again, this time developing a robot that is supposed to help you watch your weight and make healthier dietary choices. She...
August 20, 2007

Rocklighter Website for Concerts

Some wackjob (read: wackjob) has made a website that shows a close-up of a lighter flame. Why you ask? Well of course it's so you can navigate...
August 20, 2007

Apple G3 Beer Server

Some crazy nutjob (read: genius) Mac fan has developed the computer of my dreams, the Apple G3 Beer Server. Now from the picture you can tell that...
August 20, 2007