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  • December 9, 2013
    This is a video from a Russian electronics store (possibly Best CCCP Buy) of a new employee who's been told she has to activate a plasma television by blowing into a compressor then pressing a foot pedal to pump plasma into the screen. The pranksters even attached a laptop for... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2013
    Note: Not a real fire, I just added that for effect. This is the FlameStower USB charger (links to Kickstarter campaign if you want to order one). It charges any USB enabled device with the power of fire. You just unfold the unit, fill the cup on top with water (no word if s... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    Meet 18-year old Fanny Schlatter. Fanny's right leg isn't feeling as beach-ready as it was a week ago because her Samsung Galaxy S3 allegedly exploded and caught fire in her pocket, leaving her with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on her thigh. *tosses cell phone across room* I'm n... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2013
    I know, I thought they'd already stopped years ago too. Shows how much we know! "Speak for yourself." I WILL SPEAK FOR BOTH OF US. Yes waiter, we're ready to order. I will have the lobster, and my friend here WILL HAVE NOTHING AND LIKE IT -- MWAHAHAHAHA! Sony has officiall... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2012
    This is Mr. Ghost, an electromagnetic field (EMF) detector that can show you how much radiation your electronics are spewing out. It plugs into the headphone jack of your iPhone and comes with an app that shows you how much radiation is being emitted, and the direction its com... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2012
    Because a deal that sounds too good to be true probably is (ESPECIALLY in a gas station parking lot), a woman in Texas bought an alleged iPad in an unopened Fed-Ex box for $200. Then the seller quickly fled the scene while Jalonta Freeman (who wears glasses with no lenses in t... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2012
    This is a series of digital paintings by Dutch artist Mads Peitersen imagining our everyday electronics with human-like guts inside. Why? NO CLUE. Maybe this will explain it! (I'm really hoping this explains it): The idea is that these gadgets are becoming so advanced and c... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2011
    There comes a time in every young man's life when he receives his first soldering iron. To me, that day feels like it was just yesterday. "That was yesterday -- you f***ing stole it out of my toolbox." Haha -- finders keepers! About 1983, when I was fifteen, I dropped my ... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2011
    This is a video showcasing Youtube user MyMagicPudding's (JELLY GW IS JELLY ABOUT YOUR PUDDING) homemade Pip-Boy 3000 from the Fallout franchise made out of a smartphone and a bunch of other electronics. It's super impressive and all but 1. the lights at the bottom don't funct... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2011
    This is a video that appeared on Youtube yesterday featuring a time-traveling DeLorean and the real Doc Brown. I'm pretty sure it's a commercial for Gabarino, the Argentinian electronics store the good doc crashes into. But who knows, maybe it's something else -- LIKE A TEASE... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2009
    Insired by the iPhone's motherboard (it's such a thing of beauty, is it not?), Sarah made her boyfriend James a delicious rendition out of candy. What a lucky bastard. My girlfriend Sarah made this candy circuit board birthday cake topper. Originally she wanted to make a ging... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    The conceptual Outlet Wall by Ironic Sans is by far the most smartest thing I've seen in awhile. I mean, it's a wallmade of outlets. Plenty of room for everything. Just don't show this little power-hungry bastard or he'll be humping it for days. And you know what? So what ... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2009
    Flickr user Reintji went and took a bunch of x-rays of video game consoles and controllers, from both today and yesteryear. And also, the future. Just kidding, no future. If time machines existed you'd know it because I'd be writing steamy romance novels about the time I ban... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2009
    A 17-year old and his family are suing Apple after an iPod Touch allegedly blew up in the sissy's pocket and caused 2nd degree burns. It claims the boy had his i-pod touch off and in his pocket at school on December 4th, when he heard a pop and felt a burning sensation. The ... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2009
    This is a cute commercial for European-based electronics manufacturer, Loewe. The ad was designed to highlight their "extremely realistic sound", but to me it highlighted how cool a human remote-controller would be. Sorry, what was that? Haha -- you've been muted, son! Yout... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2009
    Motorola unveiled what is believed to be the first carbon neutral (and sideways) cell phone at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show this week. The W233 Renew Phone is made predominately out of recycled plastic bottles and Motorola hopes it will help the company bust a circuit al... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2008
    That's right folks, thanks to ThinkGeek's $100 DIY Plant Twitter Kit, now even your houseplants can Twitter their little photosynthesizing hearts out. Once the kit is assembled, connect it to the Internet through the built-in ethernet jack, jam the leads into the plant's soi... / Continue →
  • August 29, 2008
    Cyber Clean looks like, wait, is a slimeball and cleans your electronics. You just take the $8 Play-Doh, mash it into your keyboard, digital camera, phone, taint, etc. and then remove. Presto, clean and germ free! I just got a sample, I'll let you know how it goes. UPDATE: ... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2008
    Some guy who insists on remaining anonymous but whose name is Chris Donovan of Denver, Colorado (kidding) has customized an Audi R8 with a ton of ridiculous awesomeness. The Audi R8 Blackbird is perfect for gadget lovers, sporting "four GPS units, two radar detectors, police s... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2008
    on This is the car stereo salesman at Best Buy doing his best to pawn a new car stereo off on some chicks. Okay, so there's no real sale going on. The girls just start dancing to some song on one of the radios, and dude decides to show them what he's made of (spoiler: he's m... / Continue →