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  • September 18, 2014
    This is the Instructable for how to build your own hamster wheel standing desk. That way you can work and exercise simultaneously. Hooray, now I can finally do my two least favorite things at the same time! The project requires four sheets of plywood, two skate wheels, two p... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    Meet Schildi. Schildi was a pet turtle living in Germany when he was abandoned (or escaped), and lost a leg in the real world. The real world -- it'll take your f***ing legs. Thankfully Schildi was rescued, and vets were able to amputate his mangled limb and replace it with ... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2010
    In other culinary-ish product news, how about a Starship Enterprise pizza cutter? It's not delivery, it's DiGiorno! No it's not either, it's store brand and there isn't nearly enough cheese to cover the sauce. Unrelated, the last time I tried making my own pizza it cost $30 a... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2010
    I love books. I've read like six of them. One of them twice. My bookworm-y tendencies aside, this is a gerbil wheel bookshelf designed by artist David Garcia (I love your brother's band!). Unfortunately the wheel isn't on a stationary axle, so you'll probably walk yourself ... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2009
    This isn't a new concept so you may have already seen it done. And if you have, congratulations, you just won a Geekologie t-shirt. Just leave an 'OLD!' message and your home address in the comments and I'll open a checking account in your name get that right out. For the r... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2009
    The Grass Wheel was created by David Gallaugher, Kevin James, and Jacob Jebailey of the Dalhousie School of Architecture, and provides a comfortable, shoe-free mode of eco-transportation in the concrete jungle (grass-sandals guys, just saying). And I think we can all agree, it... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2009
    The new iPod Shuffle's capacity has been doubled to 4GB, and now the minuscule music player doesn't have a control wheel. But how will you ever reign over your music? Simple -- with controls on the earbud cord. WHEE! The new design keeps the clip and adds VoiceOver -- a new... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2009
    Well folks, MacWorld begins today and everyone some people are excited to see if Apple drops some technology bombs on the world. And boy are they! Just check out the latest in their MacBook series -- the Macbook Wheel. It replaces that pesky keyboard with a touch-friendly iP... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2008
    The Samsonite OBAG is a rolling suitcase in which the two compartments remain level with the ground while the unit is pulled along. Because, let's face it, dizzy clothes are unhappy clothes. It can also easily be dragged up stairs or thrown down an elevator shaft. Unfortunat... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    I don't have much more information on this ferris wheel except that it appears to be human powered, doesn't look that fun to ride, and is definitely dangerous to operate. And while I'm on the subject, I think the carny operating the moon-bounce stole my freaking shoes. But I ... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    The USB Key-controlled Ferris Wheel is a little USB peripheral that spins around whenever you're typing and sends a couple cute little animals on a happy fun slide. Thanks to the marvel of modern technology, it can sense when you've stopped typing, and ceases movement. It cos... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2008
    This is a self-parallel parking car that engineering students at the University of Toledo built. It's pretty clever. I mean it's so simple that even women could conceivably parallel park. But I'm pretty sure my wife would still find a way to smash up every car around her, dr... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2008
    When I think boombox I think of an oldschool ghetto blaster you carry on your shoulder that eats D batteries like my girlfriend eats pies and cakes. I definitely don't think of any wheels. Are people getting too weak to carry boomboxes? I just don't get it. This thing looks... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2008
    Now I'm not here to start an argument over who came up with the first one wheeled motorcycle, so, for simplicity, we'll just assume that I did. Anyways, this is the Uno (which is not as cool as the Wild Card I built), a two wheeled motorcycle that has the wheels placed side by... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2008
    Duncan Fitzsimmons has developed a folding bicycle wheel. That's him in the picture. Yeah, the one holding the folded wheel over his head. Duncan is working with bike part manufacturers to develop a "a really high end city bike or courier bike that can fold up into a package... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2008
    The Falkirk boat wheel in Scotland is the world's first and connects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. "With a diameter of 35-meters, it boasts two axe-shaped arms and water-filled caissons boasting an 80,000-gallon capacity, capable of lifting 600-tons (combined)... / Continue →