Non-Stick Gum Keeps Sidewalks Clean

British chemist Terence Cosgrove of Bristol University has developed a new chewing gum that is easy to remove and water soluble. Revolymer, Terence's horribly named company, plans...
September 14, 2007

Darth Vader Lamp Scares Children

Collectors Gallery is selling these Darth Vader nightlights for $40. It looks pretty damn sweet except for that stupid material they made the top of his head...
September 14, 2007

Fire Extinguisher Simulator Not Thrilling

Seeing how today is, uh, National Fire and Firehose and Fireman Day, I've decided to post more about fire. Safety training company BullEx Digital Safety has developed...
September 14, 2007

USB Spypen Is Huge, Won't Trick Anyone

The Thanko Spydisk packs an SD card reader/writer along with 512 MB of its own flash memory into a pen the size of one of those jumbo...
September 14, 2007

Toaster Teapot Is Toaster And Teapot!

The Toaster Teapot is both a toaster and a teapot. Oh sweet mother, what will they think of next? I have been using both a toaster AND...
September 14, 2007

Zeno The Robot Boy Will Kill You

Zeno, a robot boy created by David Hanson, is scary as hell. David named the damn thing after his real 18-month-old son, Zeno (poor kid), and it...
September 14, 2007

Firemen Waste Water, Lift Car

As video proof that firemen are not just incredibly handsome, burly men that pose yearly in provocative calendars, comes this sweet firehose action. See, firemen are just...
September 14, 2007

Master Chief Suit For Sale On Ebay

Some guy had a Spartan Master Chief suit made and is now selling it on ebay. Allegedly it's the most accurate suit to date, and has been...
September 13, 2007

Laptop Mount For Your Dorm Bunkbed

This is kind of a neat idea, and I'm a huge fan of anything that lets me be lazier, but it leaves me still wanting something more....
September 13, 2007

Hidden Beer Fridge Perfect For Work

Some brilliantly brilliant genius has come up with an idea that may actually save humanity (or at least the lives of my coworkers). It's a mini-fridge disguised...
September 13, 2007

America's Army Coming To Arcades

America's Army, a game initially released on PCs as a U.S. Army recruiting tool, is making its way to your local arcade/bar. The game is going to...
September 13, 2007

Bees Sniff Bombs, Make Explosive Honey

A company called Inscentinel Ltd. has developed Vapor Detection Instrumentation, which is scientific speak for a couple bees taped to a piece of foam. The bees stick...
September 13, 2007

Hug Shirt Spreads The Love

The Hug Shirt, from CuteCircuit, is a Bluetooth accessory for cell phones. It has been in the works for awhile (so you may have seen it), but...
September 13, 2007

Ice Cream Machine Cures Sadness

Dr. Whippy is an ice cream machine with a twist. It uses voice stress analysis to determine a user's degree of unhappiness based on a list of...
September 12, 2007

Transformer Pillows A Hit With Children

ThinkGeek is selling these Transformer pillows for $20 a pop. You can choose between the traditional Autobot and Decepticon logos, and I want both. But, depending on...
September 12, 2007

Toy Radar Gun Mod

A guy has turned one of those cheap Hot Wheels radar guns into something that, uh, stays on all the time and has more batteries. I've played...
September 12, 2007

Beat Dress Lights Up To Music

The Beat Dress was part of a project for a Fashion and Technology course at Malmö University in Sweden. The dress has 10 detachable patches, each with...
September 12, 2007

Dishmaker Prototype, Um, Makes Dishes

MIT Media Lab's Counter Intelligence Group (which is appropriate because this thing is definitely counter intelligent) came up with this Dishmaker prototype. Sure it looks like a...
September 12, 2007

Hanging Balls Of Outdoor Survival

Industrial designer John Moriarty has developed The Cocoon, which is an outdoor survival tent-like thing that you can hang from a tree. "Bright warm colors and fabrics...
September 12, 2007

Exercise Bike Lets You Race At Home

Made by German manufacturer Daum Electronics, the web enabled Ergo Bike Premium 8i (really rolls off the tongue doesn't it?) lets you race other bikers from around...
September 11, 2007

Rechargable Batteries Run On What?

Urine! That's right folks, the NoPoPo (!!!) batteries from Japan can be recharged using your own bodily fluid (or any other that's primarily water). When the charge...
September 11, 2007

GPS Trip Tracker Gets You In Trouble

Telespial Systems has developed the Super Trackstick, which is a GPS based trip tracker. It has magnets on the bottom, so you just slap it on your...
September 11, 2007

Makeover Toy For Girls Is Questionable

The GirlTech Digi Makeover is a device you plug into your tv and is the "fun way to change hairstyles, makeup, and accessories." It takes your picture...
September 11, 2007

Executive Batman Clock For Dorky Boss

If your boss is a dork and likes everyone to know it, then you should probably get him this bad boy, the Batman Collapsible Desk Clock. It...
September 11, 2007

Cell Phone For Man's Best Friend

Petscell is a cell phone that attaches to your dog's collar so you can stay in contact during those long days at the cubicle. Of course, if...
September 11, 2007

Supercomputer Does 26 Gigaflops, Is Cheap

Tim Brom of Calvin College built the Microwulf Supercomputer, that flips 26 gigaflops (26 billion double-precision floating point instructions per second) and cost $2,500 to build last...
September 10, 2007

Make Your Own Lightbulb Lamps

If you're tired of lamps made of things like metal and wood that are relatively safe and unbreakable, then check out the offerings from Bulbsunlimited. They offer...
September 10, 2007

Homemade Flame Thrower

Some idiots made a flamethrower out of what looks to be PVC pipe and tape. Then they filmed themselves shooting fireballs out of it and burning a...
September 10, 2007