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  • January 24, 2014
    This is the tactical raptor that was recruited by Blue Force Gear and on display at a recent trade show. Could you imagine these things running around on the battlefield? That would be BADASS. "That would be like Dino-Riders." WHICH WAS BADASS. Dinosaurs and lasers: hands ... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2010
    The Gear Ring from Kinekt has functional gears in the middle that allow the bezel to rotate. And that's pretty much it. No lasers or anything. They're available in US sizes 9-12 for $165, and may need to be oiled from time to time. Not unlike the Tin Man! Who, fun fact: is... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2007
    Looking for the greatest hat ever? Look no further. club NAMCO is selling a Pac-Man Plush Head for $29.99. If wearing this on dates doesn't get you laid, nothing will. Well, except for maybe taping a picture of my face over yours.... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2007
    Yamaha is introducing its BODiBEAT which they claim is "the first music playback device that synchronizes your music to the movement of your workout." It monitors your pulse and then selects music for you based on the pace of your exercise. The thing costs $300 and has 512MB of... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2007
    Designer Joo Youn Paek put together the Pillowig, which is exactly what it sounds like: a wig made out of a pillow. And contrary to popular belief, this is definitely 100% the most useful thing you will ever own.... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2007
    The folks at MIT have developed a new space suit to allow greater mobility for astronauts called the BioSuit. They expect to have it ready for use in about ten years, and it would be invaluable for missions to someplace like Mars, where current spacesuits are just too bulky. N... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2007
    Have friends? Want to get rid of them? I'm sure the NOW Watch can help you out. From the product site: The most accurate time piece ever invented! Precisely accurate in all time zones throughout the entire universe. A timely reminder of the only moment that really matters - NO... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Inventor Michael Killian has designed the Sideways Bike, which is exactly what it sounds like: a bike you ride sideways. The Sideways Bike uses Front to Back balance rather than the traditional Left to Right balance used in regular bikes, creating the sensation of surfing down ... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2007
    Avatar Machine is a custom rig designed so the wearer can see themselves in the third person, as if they were playing an online game. The virtual communities created by online games have provided us with a new medium for social interaction and communication. Avatar Machine is ... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2007
    Designer Philippe Starck put together the Veiled Watch which hides the face behind a specially electroplated crystal to mimic the breaks in the bracelet. The design creates the effect that the watch is just a continuous metal band. You can the watch for $150 off Fossil which th... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    If you've ever thought to yourself, "Hey, I really need one gallon of whiskey to carry around" then this huge flask from Orvis is for you. It's exactly what it sounds like, a huge stainless steel flask that carries one gallon of liquid. It costs $198, but that's a bargain consi... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2007
    Nixon's Lodown digital watch is pre-programmed with tide charts for 200 beaches around the world for the next 15 years. It uses a backlit LCD screen which shows a pixel graph of the current surf height. It's made from reinforced polycarbonate, is water resistant up to 100 meter... / Continue →
  • July 3, 2007
    Samsonite has introduced the creepiest suitcase ever created. The Hero Suitcase from their Alexander McQueen Collection is described as: The human form is treated just like an animal skin, with the ribcage and sternum at the front of the case, and backbone at the back. The ins... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2007
    Are you a ridiculous human being? Then you'll enjoy Kickbars, which are jewel-encrusted shoelace clips made with emeralds, sapphires, rubies, or diamonds set in white gold. The Kickbar features a 2 carat rectangular bar fitted with 54 diamonds and costs $7,500. Although I can't... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2007
    If you find yourself in the market for a super ugly cell phone holster, check out the StrapYa Mobile Protector. It costs $25 and looks like it was built out of junk some guy found in his garage. I mean cell phone holsters are nerdy enough, but this is pushing the limits of huma... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2007
    I'm not sure why, but William Optics has teamed up with Ferrari and created their new Ferrari Visio binoculars. The waterproof, 25mm binoculars come in a red carbon fiber body and have 8x magnification with fully multi-coated lenses. And I guess they go really fast. Or somethin... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2007
    The catapult watch is exactly what it sounds like, a watch that's also a catapult. It shoots BBs, dried peas, basically anything you can fit into the little launcher on the face. It's made out of stainless steel and claims to be able to shoot the projectiles up to 8 feet across... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2007
    Strap-Ya is selling this cell phone strap that looks like a set of tiny metallic handcuffs. The handcuffs actually lock with the included keys, so you can use them to attach your phone to your belt strap. Or do whatever else it is you'd want to do with tiny functional handcuffs... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2007
    This is a baby stroller that's been modded into a Star Wars AT-AT Imperial Walker. There's not much info available about the stroller except that it was photographed by multiple attendees of the Star Wars Celebration IV convention held in Los Angeles. And I think it's safe to s... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2007
    The Bulgari Assioma Tourbillon Multicomplication Squelette is a watch which features a perpetual calendar as well as a tourbillon. The case is made from platinum and has double sapphire cyrstals, and the tourbillon movement employs the Caliber BVL 416 which has a 64 hour power... / Continue →