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  • May 23, 2014
    Sabertron is a set of foam swords that have detectors and an electronic scoring system that can tell when the swords hit each other, and when they hit something else. Sword on sword hits don't cost you a life, but body blow do. Now, let's go out in the woods and do battle. "... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2009
    The Shot-Gun is by far the most delicious way to get shot. Because, instead of lead, it fills you with booze! And booze, my friends, makes the world go around. Or at least the room. Whee, I'm on a carousel! Armed with the Alcohol Shot Gun, you can re-enact the most memorabl... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2008
    It may look like a funhouse mirror and potato gun, but this sucker is actually a solar powered ice maker that requires no electricity, and can produce 14 lbs of ice per day. It works like this: the solar icemaker uses a refrigerant liquid that evaporates when exposed to the su... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2008
    Amit Goffer, who was paralyed in a 1997 accident, has invented ReWalk, which gives paraplegics the chance to walk again. Unfortunately, Goffer can't use the system himself, as it requires the use of your arms, which he doesn't have full use of. The system, which requires cr... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2008
    I typically eat alfresco, which for some might mean outdoors, but for me means butt-ass naked. I don't care if it's a 7-course dinner or a box of Oreos, I need to be comfortable. Well, for those formal tie-only affairs come these Dress For Dinner Napkins. As you can see, the... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2008
    This is a video of a Japanese surgeon using the Da Vinci Surgical Robot to construct a little origami crane. I had no idea Leonardo had robotic hands, but like my dad always says, "Son, you're a freaking idiot." The feat is all the more spectacular when you see the size of th... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2008
    I'm not sure if this is even real or not, but I sure hope it is because I'm getting pretty damn tired of the reading material options in the office bathroom (a couple Highlights and an empty cereal box). The RSStroom Reader allegedly prints out your favorite RSS feeds on toile... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2008
    The HAL suit was developed by Cyberdyne (not to be confused with Cyberdyne Systems, the company responsible for manufacturing Terminators). Despite the similar names, the suit is far from having Terminator-like features. Or Ironman for that matter. What is does have are some... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2008
    I posted the story of the Jet Wing back in January, but since Yves Rossy just made his first public demonstration of the jet-powered wing, he's back in the news. Rossy and sponsors spent over $285,000 perfecting the thing, and he recently flew that shit for a gathered crowd of... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2008
    Cats and dogs love the sun. They just want to lay in it and get all hot and smelly and delicious. Well for those of you out there that live in a windowless apartment or just keep the shades pulled all the time because you walk around with your junk flapping in the breeze, the... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2008
    Dean Kamen, who invented the Segway and clearly loves himself some denim, has created a new water regenerator. It's called the Slingshot (?) and has no filters whatsoever. It works via vapor condensation distillation and runs on, get this, cow fudge! Not only can the thing c... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2007
    I see so many novelty salt and pepper shakers out there that look like ass and are expensive, but for once someone comes up with clever ones. These Salt and Pepper shakers are definitely something different. Pick them up, turn them whatever way and shake them, and..... nothi... / Continue →