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Category: Just Plain Fun

Calculator with Built-in Abacus: Double-Check, Double Solve, Double Nerd

Calculator with Built-in Abacus: Double-Check, Double Solve, Double Nerd
The 2012 Mobile World Congress kicked off today, and that means new smartphones and other cutting edge mobile technology. But here at Technabob we’re more about cutting strange, so instead of looking at the future today…
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Scale R/C Shopping Carts Perfect for Tiny Grocery Runs

Scale R/C Shopping Carts Perfect for Tiny Grocery Runs
Shopping cart races were one of the more wacky things that people used to do before all the stores made it so you couldn’t remove shopping carts from their parking lots. Now you can recreate that…
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Super Mario and Zelda Roombas: Beware the Goomba Roomba

Super Mario and Zelda Roombas: Beware the Goomba Roomba
These custom Super Mario and Zelda themed Roomba covers are awesome and adorable. It’s like the games coming alive in your living room, while your place is simultaneously getting cleaned. How cool is that?…
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Puffer Fish Forced to Chase Laser Pointer at Gunpoint

Puffer Fish Forced to Chase Laser Pointer at Gunpoint
I’m sure you’ve seen plenty of seen cats and dogs play with laser pointers. You’ve probably toyed with your own pet with a laser pointer and tormented them at some point. Animals go crazy for it.…
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Monopoly Web Lovers Edition: Go Directly to Real World

Monopoly Web Lovers Edition: Go Directly to Real World
We’ve seen a few fan made videogame–themed takes on Monopoly. Now here’s a design for regulars of the World Wide Web. Instead of streets and utilities, you settle on websites and software. Instead of free parking,…
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One Piece Slingshot Spear Gets Real, Courtesy of Joerg Sprave

One Piece Slingshot Spear Gets Real, Courtesy of Joerg Sprave
If there’s one guy on the internet that we love around here, it’s master of all things slingshot, Joerg Sprave. The man has built all kinds of crazy rubber band powered weapons, and his latest is…
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Flamethrower Glove: Iron HuMan Torch

Flamethrower Glove: Iron HuMan Torch
We’ve featured a pair of flame-throwing gloves before, but this variant by hand-mounted weapons expert Patrick Priebe is more compact and just as toasty.…
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Taobao Offers Fake “Sent from my iPhone” Tag Service to Users: Why?

Taobao Offers Fake “Sent from my iPhone” Tag Service to Users: Why?
Before anything else, let me just say that I have nothing against China. In fact, I’m Chinese myself, although I wasn’t born or raised there. That said, I’m sometimes just simply blown away by how people…
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Affirmations Mirror: You’re Good Enough, Your Smart Enough, and Doggone It, You’ve Got Your Own Gadget

Affirmations Mirror: You’re Good Enough, Your Smart Enough, and Doggone It, You’ve Got Your Own Gadget
Starting your day with a dose of positivity certainly helps, especially if you’re going through some sort of rough patch in your life. Some come in the form of tiny notes with inspirational text. Others get…
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Glow-in-the-Dark Skyrim Sneak T-shirt, Did You Hear Something?

Glow-in-the-Dark Skyrim Sneak T-shirt, Did You Hear Something?
Skyrim does nearly everything right. Well, aside from its many glitches. One of the things that they really nailed is the sneak feature. It’s very easy to figure out if you have been seen sneaking around.…
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Aluminum “Dragonhide” Gauntlets: for Hipster LARPers

Aluminum “Dragonhide” Gauntlets: for Hipster LARPers
Looking for a way to both keep your arms warm and be prepared for when a medieval clash breaks out? Browse Etsy seller Crystal Idyll’s array of dragonhide gauntlets. By dragonhide she means anodized aluminum, BTW.…
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Paleontologist Building a 3D Printed Robotic Dinosaur

Paleontologist Building a 3D Printed Robotic Dinosaur
I think that generally when most of us imagine a paleontologist, an image of someone in a pith helmet, digging in the dirt with trowels and paintbrushes comes to mind. A paleontologist at Drexel University has…
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Trojan Rabbit Cufflinks Perfect for Python Pformals

Trojan Rabbit Cufflinks Perfect for Python Pformals
Any fan of Monty Python’s Holy Grail will fondly remember the classic trojan rabbit scene. You know, the one where the knights decide to sneak inside the French castle by offering them a gift of a…
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Angry Birds Playground Balls: Kick Some Birds Around

Angry Birds Playground Balls: Kick Some Birds Around
The Angry Birds have turned up just about everywhere, so why not on the school playground, too? With these Angry Birds playground balls you can get your aggression out by tossing around some inflated birds.…
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Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures

Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures
I’ve never been enough of a camera nerd to build a LEGO camera myself, but if I did, it would be this Twin-lens Reflex camera, inspired by an old 1950’s Yashicaflex. Carl-Frederic Salicath from Norway built…
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“Inception Park” in Buenos Aires: One Wild Ride

“Inception Park” in Buenos Aires: One Wild Ride
Inception was both an eye-opening and mind-opening movie, although it was mostly and obviously fiction. Floating people and objects will never become a reality unless somethings gone awry with gravity. But then again – is it…
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