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  • December 31, 2012
    Remember the world's most useless machine -- a box that turns off its switch every time you turn it on? Well this is the "Advanced Edition," a version with EIGHT switches. It was made out of an old printer. My love doll? My love doll was made out of an old refrigerator box.... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2011
    The world's most useless machine (aka The Ultimate Machine designed by Claude Shannon) is the moniker given to a little robotic box that, when a toggle switch is pushed, opens the top of the box, and, with a little robotic finger, turns the toggle back to the original position.... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2011
    Watch -- ;) XD >:( :*I See? I did that in less than five seconds. But hey, maybe some of you folks are slow (don't think for one second your parents haven't thought about getting you tested!). Enter the USB keypad that instantly adds two-to-three character emoticons at t... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2010
    Castrol, best known for keeping my ride lubed (double entendre!), went and created a robot to kick the everliving shit out of a soccer ball? Why? Cause they're a bunch of jerks. Is there no end to the effort a company will expend on a promotional stunt? Deemed unsafe for tra... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2009
    This spider-inspired robot apparently shoots webs to catch criminals in the act of cowering like little girls. Per translated German: Which like an ugly remote controlled car is in really an awake robot, which is to catch burglars, looks harmless. The Japanese robot manufactu... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2008
    This is a little $17 USB gadget that lights up whenever you receive new email. It can turn green, blue, or red to indicate which account the mail is from and looks like a little envelope. Neat. Oh, it's blinking! Oh boy, oh boy! Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 07:04:33 +0000 From: ... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2008
    This is the Handwrench by designer Paul Julius Martus. It's a hand wrench, with a little hand on the end. BWAHAH HA HA HA! Some people, so clever. I'm pretty sure it's just an art piece though, seeing how your little fingers would probably break off if you were trying to bu... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2008
    Mr. Push is a trashcan robot that can tell jokes, roll dice, and beat himself in the head with his crablike legs. He was a contender in the Baka RoboCup 2007 competition, in which robots vie to be the least useful but most entertaining. Mr. Push did well, but didn't win. A c... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2008
    This Pole-Dancing Alarm Clock looks like an utter piece of crap, a lot like the USB Stripper. It costs $40. What do you get for your two Jacksons? Product Features: • Spinning Pole/Dancer • Music • Time • Alarm Awesome. So she swings around to the tune of some chee... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2008
    At first I thought the RGBy 3.0 was a new robotic doctor for women's privates, but it turns out I couldn't have been further from the truth. It's actually a little puck that changes its hue to the dominant color of whatever it's sitting on is, kind of like this art exhibit. M... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2007
    Mr. Tengu is a little USB gadget that changes faces based on the sounds in the room. The little guy responds to sounds, music, and other stimuli with a range of facial expressions, and even sleeps when he gets tired. So basically he does absolutely nothing except stand there an... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2007
    Want to look like a douchebag when handing somebody your business card? Here's a video tutorial.... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2007
    Bandi has introduced the PuchiPuchi infinite bubble wrap toy, which tries to capture the fun of popping bubble wrap on a tiny toy key chain. It's designed to mimic the sound and feel of popping bubble wrap, and for every 100 pops will include a “door chime”, “barking dog... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2007
    The always awesome Japanese have created a line of lingerie for your cellphone. For about $9 you can get a pair of bra or panties which you can attach and hang from it. And if you don't want to put them on your cellphone I guess you could always wear it. I mean, 2 inch lingerie... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2007
    If you enjoy watching TV, drinking, and letting everybody know you have absolutely no taste whatsoever, this Pop-Up TV-Liquor Cabinet might be for you. At least it's shiny. Plus, you know, the TV looks like it's 20-years-old. So that's nice. Source... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2007
    The Disc Pod Dispenser laods up a spindle of blank CDs or DVD's and ejects them out one at a time at the push of a button. It costs $14 and does the same job as if you just grabbed a disc off the top, meaning if you buy this you're officially the laziest person on the planet. A... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2007
    From the Pecker Exerciser site: The Pecker Exerciser is a much-needed gift for the bachelor. You can give it to him if you think he needs to "bone up" before his honeymoon or if you think that he may stop getting as much exercise after marriage. Purchase the Pecker Exerciser a... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    If you're just completely insane, you might enjoy this cell phone bed which originally sells for $22. Because really, why simply charge your cell phone when you can tuck it in and sing it lullabies? ... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2007
    If you're having a tough time meditating and have $12,000 to spend, check out the Transport, an egg-shaped fiberglass vessel outfitted with speakers and an array of light-emitting diodes. It's described as a "perceptual pod," which means it doesn't do anything you couldn't alr... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2007
    Always losing your remotes? Well it'd be pretty hard to if they were all strapped to your face. That's the "idea" behind the Multimedia Remote Control Wrangler (aka Remote Wrangler). And I use the quotes, because I don't think any actual thought went into this. On the plus side... / Continue →