Rocking Chair Is Scary, Will Eat You

Designer Mathias Koehler has come up this thing, the "Rocking Wheel Chair" that features an overhead light for reading. It also features scary as hell styling and...
August 31, 2007

Robotic Cats Don't Pee On Electronics

Sega Toys has released a line of robotic cats in Japan, because, um, people can't care for real cats. The cats interact with you and when you...
August 31, 2007

Tenori-On Music Sequencer

When I first saw this thing I was so hopped up on White Out and spray paint that I thought the guy in the picture was trying...
August 31, 2007

Cologne Makes You Smell Like Craft Time

Demeter, a fragrance company notorious for their offbeat odors (sushi, humidor, dirt) has released a Crayon scent that is sure to drive the kindergarden ladies wild! At...
August 31, 2007

Web Trends Transit Map

The incredibly brilliant Japanese at Information Architects are at it again, this time developing a map of web trends modeled after the Tokyo subway system. The different...
August 31, 2007

Zubbles Are Colored Bubbles!

They are bubbles. They are colored. They are awesome! Zubbles have been in the works for almost a decade, but they aren't hitting the market until spring...
August 31, 2007

Laser Record Player

If you've got $14,000 to throw around and really love your vinyl, then maybe the ELP Laser Turntable is for you. Instead of a needle dropping down...
August 31, 2007

Magical Pen Turns Analog to Digital

The Fly Fusion pen ($80) may look like just another vibrator, but this one is special. When used in conjunction with the $8 Fly Fusion Notebooks, it...
August 31, 2007

Pac Man Rug Is Cool

Our Children's Gorilla, perhaps the worst named, and most expensive store for children, is selling this ultra sweet Pac Man rug. It measures about 7' x 10',...
August 30, 2007

Crayola's Talking Ruler

Crayola, a company best known for those different colored snack sticks, has just released an audio ruler for kids. You roll it along and it leaves a...
August 30, 2007

Helicopter Boxes Deliver Goods

Dropmaster has come out with CopterBoxes, which are cardboard boxes that act as miniature helicopters so you can throw stuff out of planes without it breaking too...
August 30, 2007

Portable Battery Operated Shower

If you're anything like me you don't shower because your natural pheromones attract the ladies like rare earth magnets. But if you prefer to smell like soap,...
August 30, 2007

Dork's Car Gets PWNED

First of all there should never be an Oldsmobile with a license plate "PWNAGE" unless you are referring to how much your life sucks and how it...
August 30, 2007

Custom Laptop Designs

Former Alienware product development engineer Oscar Zapata launched a new company this week, called NVousPC (very clever!) that customizes laptops with any color paint or image you...
August 30, 2007

Rotary Cell Phone Is Awesome

Because retro is apparently the new futuristic, here is the cell phone of the future, the Sparkfun Electronics Port-O-Rotary. The company retrofits the old phones with all...
August 29, 2007

Barefoot Running Shoes

Vibram's line of FiveFingers shoes (shouldn't that be FiveToes shoes?) are, um, unique. As an owner of Nike Air Rifts (that just have the big toe separated),...
August 29, 2007

Lightsaber to be Sent to Outerspace

Since last week's very unfortunate Star Wars news I've been looking for something that will lift my spirits a bit. And well, I can't totally tell if...
August 29, 2007

New Age Piggy Bank

Becky Miller, a regular da Vinci of our times, has designed the "In Case of Emergency Break Glass" bank. It's a bank that looks like one of...
August 29, 2007

Game Offers Chance at First Kiss

For those of you out there that have yet to make it to first base, it might not be too late. Toys4Me is releasing Electronic Spin the...
August 29, 2007

Complaint Coconuts Not Edible

MIT Media Lab researcher Tad Hirsh has developed, um, these things. Coconuts with cell phones inside that call the San Jose Airport complaint line when they detect...
August 29, 2007

Beer Machine Makes Beer

A Popular Science photographer, John Carnett, has created "The Device", which makes beer from start to finish in one very beautiful (and shiny) unit. John, who will...
August 28, 2007

Body Heat Activated Chair Changes Colors

Erin Hayne and Nuno Gonçalves at Visual Reference Studio have created a line of furniture that changes color based on body heat. Named the "Swamp Collection", the...
August 28, 2007

Zen Garden Sink Kills Plants in Style

Designer Jean-Michel Gauvreau has brought to us the Zen Garden Sink. Which, if you can't tell, is a sink that has plants growing in it for a...
August 28, 2007

Cell Phone Runs on Single AA Battery

Willcom and Sanyo got together to develop this thing, a cell phone that runs off of a single AA battery. Which, with no screen or anything, doesn't...
August 28, 2007

NASA's New Rocket

NASA has been doing extensive testing of its new 5M15 rocket out in the Mojave Desert, and by the look of things, it's awesome. The engine runs...
August 28, 2007

Pepper Spray Ring Keeps You Safe

If you're tired of being beat up and robbed, then the Stunning Ring may be something to consider. By no means stunning in the traditional jewelry sense,...
August 28, 2007

Google Earth Now Features Outerspace

If you haven't heard already Google announced the launch of the Sky feature that is now included in Google Earth. It, um, lets you look at stars...
August 28, 2007

World's First Automated Restaurant

A new restaurant in Nuremberg, Germany is opening with no waiters. Because it's an automated restaurant! Named 's Baggers (yes that's correct, it starts with an apostrophe)...
August 27, 2007

Laptop Fire Case Study

Well by now I'm sure you're aware that laptops and cell phones have been blowing up all over the place recently, and I present to you this...
August 27, 2007

360 Degree Light Field Display

Shown at SIGGRAPH 2007, the Interactive 360 Degree Light Field Display won the Best Emerging Technology Award. Designed by USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, the system is...
August 27, 2007

Table Makes You Kill Dining Partner

I have enough trouble eating as it is, so why designers Stefano Merlo and Claudia Taddia would want to make it harder is a mystery to me....
August 27, 2007

Cool Gaming Chair

Festo, an industrial automation company, has introduced the gaming chair to beat all gaming chairs. The system uses "fluidic muscles and mechatronic systems to give users a...
August 27, 2007

Toasty The Tape Player Toaster

Arthur Wu, who is clearly a bread heating genius, has designed the Toasty Single Serving Toaster. It looks like a cross between a cassette tape player and...
August 27, 2007