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  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video about Vantablack (not to be confused with Vanna White, who is 58 and has been flipping letters on Wheel Of Fortune for 33 years and doesn't look a day over stunning), a material made of millions of carbon nanotubes that absorbs 99.96% of all light that hits it. ... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2012
    Looking cool is just a bonus. This is Seqinetic, a pair of €59 (~$75) glasses that have six LEDs and a reflector to shoot a comforting white "daylight" spectrum of light around your eyes (but not directly in them) to improve your mood in the long, dark winter months. Me? I j... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2011
    Not Alderaan? Seen here in an artist's rendition that may or may yes have involved Photoshopping two holes out of a bowling ball, printing that out, and gluing it to a piece of construction paper, the current record holder for the universe's darkest known planet is seen refl... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like a robotic head-crab trying to eat a blind marshmallow, a blind marshmallow shows off the latest in tactical night vision eyewear -- a system capable of producing an 80-degree field-of-view. That's more than double current systems and almost ... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2011
    This is a three-minute TMNT fan-film entitled 'Fight the Foot'. Personally, I'd try attacking the source of the odor first before cutting off the whole foot, but that's just me and I'm not into peg-legs. Anyway, I'll give you a brief synopsis: The Foot Clan comes to beat-up/p... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2010
    Let's just take a minute to reflect on the all-encompassing awesomeness that is the title I came up with. Kidding, it's pretty sucky. NO IT'S NOT EITHER! This is a remote-controlled lightsaber nightlight for those of you that are afraid of the dark. Side. Afraid of the dar... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2009
    This $25 flashlight is a replica of Darth Vader's lightsaber and sports 4 red LEDs. It's powered by the dark side 3 AAA batteries and is perfect for walking the dog or finding your eyeglasses in a flower bed. It is not perfect for fighting the forces of good. Because the for... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2009
    Thought the Japanese Gundam statue looked good during the day? Well check it out at night! The statue is chock-full of blinky blinks and other lighting effects to help assure the citizens of Japan they're safe from attack. Unless it's an inside job. *ahem* I'm looking at y... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2009
    Created in the same fashion as the glowing kitties we posted way back in December, 2007, scientists have bred transgenic (expressing a gene from another, unrelated organism) puppies that glow red under UV light. I don't want one. Ain't no devil dog livin' in this house! A te... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    Let's face it: we all sit on our expensive sunglasses. Perhaps not everyone for sexual gratification, but whatever, they still break. Enter disposable tape sunglasses by designers Azumi & David. They come on a roll like packing tape and are perforated for easy detachment. Y... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    It's a well-known scientific fact that aliens have a light fetish. So these columns of light seen above the town of Sigulda, Latvia can only mean one thing: they're here. Needless to say, there's a cover-up in effect. But experts are agreed there may be a more prosaic explan... / Continue →
  • January 16, 2009
    This is a video of what the opening sequence of an 8-bit Nintendo Dark Knight game may have looked like. I've heard arguments it's more SNES looking, but whatever, I'm not here to argue, I'm here to pick up vulnerable women. I just ran over your cat, wanna grab some coffee? ... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2008
    The Flashlight Nozzle is a garden hose attachment with an integrated LED flashlight that runs off 2 AA batteries. You know, so you can water your grass at night. Perfect for vampires, insomniacs, and rogue pot farmers, the botanical blaster will set you back a paltry $12.50. ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2008
    Oh man, I love these. And unicorns really do spear little forest creatures like that, it's true. I've seen 'em do it with my own two eyes. Well, one eye -- one of those f***ers got me! Sadly, this awesomeness isn't for sale, which is a crying shame. Because gory macabre an... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2008
    Researchers have recently made a material so dark it absorbs 99.9% of light, the closest yet to a "pure" black. The substance has a total reflective index of 0.045 percent -- which is more than three times darker than the nickel-phosphorous alloy that now holds the record as t... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2008
    The Sensory Deprivation Skull is a little room you climb into when your wife won't stop nagging you about "cutting the grass" and "getting a job". It effectively blocks out light and wife-banter and will eventually make you go crazy and possibly even masturbate to vivid halluc... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2008
    Custom shoe-painter SweatShop Clothing sent me the link to a pair of Heath Ledger Joker shoes he made for some chick in New Zealand that wanted them to wear to the movie or something. Here they are. Hit the jump to see a ton of pictures, including several of the painting proc... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2008
    The Footlume is being developed at London South Bank University and will be displayed in London later this month. It's a rug. With lights that come on when you walk on it. That look like butterflies. It runs on rechargeable batteries and is questionable because what good is a l... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2008
    Photon Light Boards are skateboards with incorporated lighting designs so you can pimp it large while you're skating. They come in all sorts of different designs and range in price from $110 - $120 for the board only. You can get a complete setup with trucks and wheels for $2... / Continue →
  • December 27, 2007
    A retired naturalist who particularly loves bats had a batcave home theater installed in his cellar. DC Audio Video Systems in New Hampshire was responsible for the install. The set-up includes prop bats which hang from above, a motorized 110 16:9 Stewart Electriscreen, Triad... / Continue →