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Category: Strange + Wonderful

Skizee Lets You Ski Without a Mountain

Skizee Lets You Ski Without a Mountain
Ever tried skiing in the Midwest?  Having lived nearly my entire life in Indiana, I’ve not found any places nearby fit for skiing. Sure, there are some decent hills here and there, but certainly nowhere worthy…
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World’s Geekiest Snowplow is Pedal-Powered Trike

World’s Geekiest Snowplow is Pedal-Powered Trike
When I was a kid there was a guy that lived in my neighborhood that rode one of those full size tricycles around all the time. We all thought it was the dorkiest bike we had…
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10 Billionth iTunes App Downloader Hung up on Apple

10 Billionth iTunes App Downloader Hung up on Apple
It would have been hard for you to miss the news last week that the App Store was nearing its 10 billionth download. Apple had vowed to give the person who downloaded the 10 billionth app…
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Twitter-Controlled Car: Turns Out You Can Drive in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter-Controlled Car: Turns Out You Can Drive in 140 Characters or Less
Mercedes Benz engineers are developing a system to control cars via Twitter, and they seem to have nailed it. I must admit when I first saw this video I immediately thought it was fake. First of…
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Rare VFX 3D Virtual Reality Helmet Turns Up on eBay

Rare VFX 3D Virtual Reality Helmet Turns Up on eBay
I was browsing through the deep recesses of eBay today, when I stumbled onto this strange listing for a “Virtual Reality” system.…
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ON/OFF Paint Lets You Make Wall-Sized Switches

ON/OFF Paint Lets You Make Wall-Sized Switches
Is this the death of the light switch? French design firm Quarks has designed a special paint that can be used in conjunction with electronics in order to control appliances. So for example you can turn…
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iodd 2501 External Drive Enclosure Doubles as ISO Loader

iodd 2501 External Drive Enclosure Doubles as ISO Loader
Korean company iodd has come up with an external drive enclosure with a very practical secondary feature. The iodd 2501 Portable Virtual ROM can act as a virtual optical drive and mount ISO files. Your computer…
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Etiquette Checker Tells You if You’re a Drunk or Just Have Halitosis

Etiquette Checker Tells You if You’re a Drunk or Just Have Halitosis
I love weird Japanese gadgets. Sure, the U.S. has plenty of breathalyzer type devices that tell you if you’re too blotto to drive, but the Japanese gadget makers had to outdo us. Their version can also…
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Transparent iPhone 4 Casemod Looks Great, Doesn’t Make Phone Calls Any Clearer

Transparent iPhone 4 Casemod Looks Great, Doesn’t Make Phone Calls Any Clearer
I’m all for making your gadgets look better, but I draw the line at making something heavier. The previous iPhone 4 mod with the metal back looked good but I would have gone with carbon fiber…
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Keyboard S’Mores: Fun Way to End the Week

Keyboard S’Mores: Fun Way to End the Week
While I’d never spend the time making a s’more shaped like a keyboard, it’s a fun thing to see when most of us spend so much time in front of our computers. The maker must have…
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Chobi Cam One Toy DSLR: Big Price for Small Size

Chobi Cam One Toy DSLR: Big Price for Small Size
We’ve seen our fair share of hidden cameras, but this is one camera that seems to hide in plain sight. The Chobi Cam One camera is so small, you’ll hardly believe that it actually takes pictures…
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Gundam Head Ashtray: Who’s Been Putting Their Coals Out in My Mobile Suit?

Gundam Head Ashtray: Who’s Been Putting Their Coals Out in My Mobile Suit?
I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, but Japan can be a weird place. At least if you judge the country strictly by the oddball gadgets and toys that they release, on a regular basis, they…
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Hammerhead HMR989 Looks Like No Other PC I’ve Ever Seen

Hammerhead HMR989 Looks Like No Other PC I’ve Ever Seen
These days, it’s pretty hard to design a computer that really turns heads. This new computer from DARWINmachine definitely fills that bill.…
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Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?

Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?
Yep, this was a real plane that was created by NASA and it’s called the AD-1. It’s got these strange oblique wings that are turned 60-degrees across its fuselage. The main question is why was this…
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Cellphone Lock Up Makes for Criminal Prank

Cellphone Lock Up Makes for Criminal Prank
I can’t think of anyone I know who wouldn’t flip out if I put their phone inside this thing: The Cellphone Lock Up will trap phones – or any object for that matter – that fits…
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Melting Clock: Hell’s Timepiece

Melting Clock: Hell’s Timepiece
I’m well aware that whoever designed this clock could only have been inspired by a famous work of art, but did it need to be made? Did it?…
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