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October 21, 2007 - October 27, 2007 Archives

  • October 26, 2007
    Need some more Star Wars in your life? Do you also need a home theater system? If so, you can get two birds stoned at once with the R2-D2 home theater system. The little trashcan looking bastard has a DLP projector, DVD player, iPod docking station, two 20-watt speakers, mem... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    The Mat Walk Bathmat Slippers are the lovechild of a pair of slippers that were tired of banging dust bunnies under you bed and decided to slip it to a bathmat for a change. It's basically a bathmat with slippers sewn on top to keep your feet clean and warm. They cost $49 and... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    Dr. Lajos Nagy, a New York plastic surgeon, has created a surgical procedure to make your ears pointy. According to the doctor, who will now be known as Dr. Delirious, these are going to be very popular. A newfangled extravagance is spreading amongst the music-lover youngsters... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    Well apparently it's "Incredibly Stupid Ways To Get Around" day here at Geekologie, and what better to celebrate than to show off these fancy iShoes (yes, they actually named them f'ing iShoes). They're basically electric roller-skates. Okay, it's actually one electric roller... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    So what if I found these surfing a women's lifestyle website -- I recently killed my girlfriend after I mistook her for a zombie and now I'm trying to get in touch with what women care about these days so I can land a new chick. The Ms. Pac Man and Ghost rings are silver rings... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    The Blackboard Globe from MUJI is exactly what it sounds like, sort of. It's actually just a spherical blackboard (blackball?) with a wooden stand. You're supposed to draw the planet on it. No word on how big it is, but they cost about $14 and come with chalk. I actually want o... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    Some brilliant individual has crafted an Emergency Zombie Defense Station. It includes a shotgun, some shells, a knife, and the lid doubles as a plastic riot shield. I actually ordered one of these awhile ago because I had a zombie creeping around my house for awhile. I fina... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2007
    The Skatemaster FT-2 is an electric skateboard that reaches breakneck speeds of up to 11 MPH and has a range of about 7 miles. It takes between 3-6 hours to charge and comes with an awkward looking handheld transmitter that controls the sealed electric motor. You use the trigg... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2007
    The Heklucht is a bikestand which incorporates an airpump, and is not a bad idea. The product was conceived for an art project in Ypenburg (a newly build neighborhood in the Netherlands). Eight products will be placed in front of eight houses. The goal of the project is to sti... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2007
    The Steelcase Walkstation is the beastly life form created when your cubicle desk gets drunk at an office party, stumbles into a gym and bangs a treadmill. They'll be available soon for around $6,500, which doesn't include the computer. Making it way cheaper to mod a desk and t... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2007
    The Ping Pong Door, from designer Tobias Franzel, is a door with a middle section that flips out to reveal a ping pong table. It's not regulation. The playfield is small, the net is plastic, and one side of your kitchen door is green with a line down the middle. If you can g... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2007
    Ben Heck, a man who loves modding, has produced the "Access Controller", which is a controller for the XBox 360 that you can use with one hand. You lay this controller on your leg, table or arm of a chair and all the buttons are available on the top surface. The gag is that ... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    A beautiful woman named Hannah made an XBox 360 out of fabric and pillow fluff or whatever the hell you shove in things to make them cushy. What the system lacks in game play it certainly makes up for in being a great thing to rest your head on. Hell, I would have even settle... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    I love chemistry as much as anyone else. I think my fascination started as a kid in science class, when I learned that all life on earth comes stems from chromium or whatever. Well now you can appreciate all those other awesome elements every time you shower with the Periodic... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    It all started when staff at Ferrari's Maranello plant fell in love with the Segway and started using them to get around the facility. Next thing you know, BAM!, Limited Edition Ferrari Segway PT-I2 ($10,000). Really makes you wonder about the caliber of individual that's assem... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    The MIXA is a 1GB USB drive that looks like a cassette tape. It takes this idea to the next level. You got to the MIXA website and use some graphic creation software to design a custom sticker for each side of the tape, along with a sleeve to store the drive in. It costs $40... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    Flower Urinals, from Clark Sorenson, are flower shaped urinals. They sell for anywhere between $6,500 and $9,500, making them ridiculously expensive for a bunch of urine receptacles. Nice try Clark Sorenson, but I developed these things years ago. I had a line of Venus Penis Tr... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    Roboboa, a robotic snake from WowWee is now available in the US. It has infrared sensor technology and does stuff like, uh, wiggle around awkwardly. He can also be used as a flashlight, motion detector, alarm clock, and a bunch of other stuff that's weak. They cost a staggering... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    Apparently body pillows printed with anime girls are all the rage in Japan. You may already know about this -- I did not, because I'm not some seriously perverted pervert. These are the tamest pictures I could find, some of these things are very risqué. I'm using my girlfriend... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2007
    The Dodge Avenger StormTrooper is just that -- a Dodge Avenger concept with StormTrooper styling. Which basically means it's very white, and sort of menacing looking (for an Avenger). It likely won't make production. Of course you could just buy a regular one and do this yourse... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Some A+ student over at Bucks New University in the UK designed this toothbrushy couch. Looks comfortable doesn't it? I think so. A lot more comfortable than the one I designed with corncobs instead of soft blue tentacles. Suffice it to say I ran and jumped into my couch one da... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Phone fingers are prophylactics for your digits so you don't smudge your precious iPhone screen. They come in small, medium, large and extra large, and you can get a bag of 25 of them for around $15. They are stupid and ugly, like my girlfriend. They also make you look like ... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Hammacher Schlemmer, a company best known for selling grossly overpriced crap, is now selling Lighted Billiard Balls. The regulation-size and weight (5 1/4 oz.) billiard balls illuminate and flash for two seconds upon impact with the cue ball, other balls, or the rail, creat... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Ever wonder what would happen if a Transformer banged an illuminated cocktail table? Well now you know. The 'Angel Lamp' hides a table on the inside, and looks perfect for those people that like sitting alone in the corner of a restaurant. I don't understand the amazing tech... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Woogle Works, which focuses their efforts on products for people with disabilities, has come up with a stylish eye patch. Which is really just a sticker you put on your glasses or existing eye patch. Uh, did I mention it's a butterfly sticker? Now call me crazy, but I'm pretty... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Heelys, a company best known for making those f'ing roller shoes that idiot children wear in Wal-Mart, is releasing another stupid product. The Gamer collection features footwear with soles made to resemble video game controllers. And no, they don't freaking work. Making them s... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    A Nigerian physics undergraduate named Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi has built a helicopter out of junk. The 24-year-old bankrolled the project with the money he earned fixing PCs and cell phones. The copter consists of car and motorcycle parts, along with some off a crashed 747... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2007
    Generally I don't like chandeliers because they're tacky as hell and just don't look right hanging in the trailer. But I might make an exception for the Confetti Light, from Swedish design house FRONT. Just look at all that glitter! It's like a million fairies dancing on your w... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    Aya Tsukioka, a Japanese experimental fashion designer, has developed a line of completely wack camouflage for crime worried citizens. The designs include soda and vending machines, fire extinguisher bookbags for kids, and even a purse that resembles a manhole (so you can throw... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    The Silver Seal Keyboard and Mouse are antibacterial peripherals. They're also dishwasher safe. They both have silver ions embedded into the plastic, to prevent the buildup of germs and viruses. When the keyboard gets too many Cheeto/Dorito crumbs in it, you just throw that bit... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    Strap on TN Game's new Third Space Vest and you can actually feel it when you get shot playing your favorite video game. The vest has eight different zones, and can provide feedback anywhere from a simple tap to a full blown explosion. They sell for $189 and hit the streets n... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    Some guy modded his Prius into an 8-seater. It took over 200 hours of fabrication and cost around $10,000. It allegedly still gets 50 MPG. I don't really know what to say, except good for him. Notice how I'm not calling this thing a limo? That's because it's not. I did some inv... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    Designers Javier Henriquez and Sebastian Lara from the Mexican studio Eos México came up with this beautiful bit of interior lighting called 'Birds On A Wire'. They call it that because it bears a striking resemblance to three birds resting on a wire. I forget how the saying g... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    Rudy Heeman, a New Zealand inventor, has developed a flying boat. It's a similar concept to this thing, but doesn't fly to crazy heights. Which is sweet, since you won't need a pilot's license to fly it. Rudy is still finalizing the design, so there's no word on price yet. ... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    The Pimp My Bed LED system is a saucer with 14 extra-bright LEDs that produces a blue shine under your bed. The damn thing costs $36 and will not get you laid. At all. If anything it will send women running. How do I know? Because I invented this freshman year of college. Excep... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2007
    The EatMeCrunchy cereal bowl is no ordinary cereal receptacle my friends, oh no. It's a bowl with a secret. That secret is a shelf that your cereal sits atop, where it remains crunchy crispity until you push it over the ledge into the milk vat at the bottom. It costs $8, or you... / Continue →