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Category: Strange + Wonderful

White Goat Eats Paper, Poops Toilet Paper

White Goat Eats Paper, Poops Toilet Paper
Spotted at the Eco-Products 2009 trade show, Oriental Co. Ltd.’s White Goat is a paper shredder that turns the shredded bits of paper into toilet paper. It is named after the famous Japanese White Goat, which…
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Pikatron: Pikachu Gets (Circuit) Bent

Pikatron: Pikachu Gets (Circuit) Bent
Here’s something fun to have rattling around your brain for the rest of the weekend. This is what happens when you take an electronic talking Pikachu, and let circuit bending musician Kaseo have his way with…
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Sidearm With a Sidekick: Armatix Pistol Unlocks via Wristwatch

Sidearm With a Sidekick: Armatix Pistol Unlocks via Wristwatch
One of the more interesting items at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is a .22-caliber pistol with a high-tech safety feature. Made by German company Armatix, the pistol will only fire if it…
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Wasabi Fire Alarm: Wake Up to a Fiery Scent, Avoid a Fiery Death

Wasabi Fire Alarm: Wake Up to a Fiery Scent, Avoid a Fiery Death
Developed by Kobe-based fire extinguisher company Air Water Safety Service and Seems, a bioventure in Tokyo, this unusual fire alarm is specially designed to wake up or warn hearing impaired people by releasing wasabi stench instead…
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Apple Already Selling iPad (Sorta)

Apple Already Selling iPad (Sorta)
I was checking out the App Store to see if anyone had already been releasing updates for their applications to take advantage of the larger screen on the new Apple iPad, and much to my surprise,…
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Junimotion Kit Robot Will be Your Pal (for $4,000)

Junimotion Kit Robot Will be Your Pal (for $4,000)
This new humanoid robot will be available soon in South Korea thanks to a company name Robotro. The 15 inch-tall, 6 lb. robot is called the Junimotion and it’s a kit that you have to assemble…
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Control Your Girlfriend via Your PS3 Controller (You Wish)

Control Your Girlfriend via Your PS3 Controller (You Wish)
Gregor Collienne is a German photographer with a flair for the dramatic. I don’t think he really wants geeks to control our girlfriends via our video game controllers, but this image really caught my eye this…
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Youme Will Let You “Control” Real People in Real Time

Youme Will Let You “Control” Real People in Real Time
A company called DomsNetwork will launch a weird amalgam of servants and gaming with their Youme platform. Basically customers, the you, can send requests to a character, called a me. Yous can select mes based on…
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Only Gadgets Can Read the n Building’S Qr Code Facade

Only Gadgets Can Read the n Building’S Qr Code Facade
Are machine-readable codes the the future of advertising? Teradadesign and Qosmo worked together on the facade of the N building, a commercial building in one of Tokyo’s shopping districts. The team felt that the ads or…
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Caleb Larsen’S Arty Cube Endlessly Ebays Itself

Caleb Larsen’S Arty Cube Endlessly Ebays Itself
When I first read about this, I thought to myself that it’s just a plain, black acrylic cube, but then I read on and found out what this thing exactly does. A Tool to Deceive and…
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Inflatable D20 Makes for Nerdy Pool Parties

Inflatable D20 Makes for Nerdy Pool Parties
Take this with you to the beach and you’ll certainly be the center of attention, mostly because a lot of people won’t know what the heck this huge polygon with numbers is. No one’s stopping you…
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Soul: Indie Horror Puzzler for Xbox 360

Soul: Indie Horror Puzzler for Xbox 360
Made by Kydos Studio, Soul is an Xbox Live Indie game with a simple premise: guide a dead man’s soul to heaven. Actually it’s not that simple, not with things like this blocking your way: Yeah,…
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Augmented Hyper(Reality): Pop-Up Ads Take Over Your Walls

Augmented Hyper(Reality): Pop-Up Ads Take Over Your Walls
When I first watched Keiichi Matsuda’s Augmented (hyper)Reality video, I wasn’t sure if I should be awed or frightened by his vision of the world that lies in front of us. Matsuda’s stunning video clip was…
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Sil-Bot: Grandma Gets a Crazy Looking Robot Companion!

Sil-Bot: Grandma Gets a Crazy Looking Robot Companion!
In an age where we expected robots to be all around us, it seems that even the elderly will be getting their own special robot. This odd-little robot named Sil-bot is the brainchild of KIST’s Center…
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Apple Tablet Designs Surface (From 1983)

Apple Tablet Designs Surface (From 1983)
Back in the ’80s, Apple was already thinking about a tablet-like computer. These are the early prototypes that were created all the way back in 1983. This tablet was named Bashful, which seems kind of strange.…
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Motz Tiny Wooden Fm Radio: Don’T Lose It in the Couch Cushions!

Motz Tiny Wooden Fm Radio: Don’T Lose It in the Couch Cushions!
Do you like to buy gadgets just because they keep getting tinier and tinier? Then have I got something for you! This weensy little wooden box is actually an FM radio. Measuring in at just 1.45″…
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