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Category: Strange + Wonderful

Notificator: Primitive Twitter or High-Tech Bulletin Board?

Notificator: Primitive Twitter or High-Tech Bulletin Board?
The article below, published in 1935 in the magazine Modern Mechanix, shows off a “robot messenger” called the Notificator, a gadget so nice Boing Boing posted it twice:…

Icon Battery Pack for iPhone: as Literal as It Gets

Icon Battery Pack for iPhone: as Literal as It Gets
Here’s a case of life imitating UI – the Icon battery pack for the iPhone 3G and 3GS. This is as idiotproof as it gets folks. Anyone who can’t figure out what this is or how…
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USB Typewriters: the Ultimate Retro Keyboards

USB Typewriters: the Ultimate Retro Keyboards
Miss the arduously slow process of typing on a mechanical typewriter? Me neither. But if you’re longing for that 5 word-per-minute typing speed, you might want to check out these retro typewriters that have been converted…

Laser Monocle Headpiece: for Accurate Stare-Downs

Laser Monocle Headpiece: for Accurate Stare-Downs
Here’s an awesome weekend project for all you tinkerers out there: a laser monocle headpiece. Instructables member Lemonie says that it’s perfect for Star Trek fans, but anyone who doesn’t think that a laser beam on…

Theranana Theremin Banana: a Truly Musical Fruit

Theranana Theremin Banana: a Truly Musical Fruit
I’m filing this one away in the “why?, why they heck not?” bin. This off-the-wall contraption is an optical electronic theremin stuffed inside a fake banana.…

Walking iPad and iPhone Robots Are Completely Ridiculous, but We Love Them Anyhow

Walking iPad and iPhone Robots Are Completely Ridiculous, but We Love Them Anyhow
Not only do these iPad and iPhone have googley eyes, they have legs! Built by Terasaki-san, the iPad Walking Robot and iPhone Walking Robot are so cute we wanna puke. Check ’em out in all their…

Make Your Own Spin-Activated LED Yo-Yo

Make Your Own Spin-Activated LED Yo-Yo
I used to love yo-yos. I played with them all of the time and got pretty good at it. When I saw this little project over at Make:, I thought about buying a yo-yo and completing…

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?

Tetris Vs Contra: or is It?
Children are full of questions. If you open one up you’ll see that they’re made of nothing but drool and questions. Questions like: “Why do we have to eat?”, or “So I’m a poop factory?”, or …

Eagle Eye for the PS3: Play Fps Games the Way They’Re Meant to be Played

Eagle Eye for the PS3: Play Fps Games the Way They’Re Meant to be Played
Gaming accessory maker Penguin United is developing a peripheral for the PS3 that will allow gamers to use both a keyboard and a mouse with the console. It’s called the Eagle Eye, and as you’ll see…

Luminar Robotic Lamp Packs a Projector in Its Light Socket

Luminar Robotic Lamp Packs a Projector in Its Light Socket
The way things are shaping up these days, it seems robots will soon be everywhere. My guess is that it won’t take long before they just decide to take over and we’ll be living in a…

Large Hadron Collider Pop-Up Book Will Not Open Up a Mini-Wormhole. I Think.

Large Hadron Collider Pop-Up Book Will Not Open Up a Mini-Wormhole. I Think.
Emma Sanders and Anton Radevsky’s Voyage to the Heart of Matter: The Atlas Experiment at CERN is the perfect gift for your little nerd. It’s a pop-up book, containing models of a CERN building, colliding particles…

LEGO Mindstorms Walking Robot Legs: What’S Next, a LEGO Terminator?

LEGO Mindstorms Walking Robot Legs: What’S Next, a LEGO Terminator?
I’m always amazed at what some people can do with LEGO building blocks. This is definitely impressive. It’s a LEGO Mindstorms robot that can walk like a human. The robot is called Pinocchio and the aim…

Ilomilo for Xbla: Dizzyingly Cute

Ilomilo for Xbla: Dizzyingly Cute
Southend Interactive’s upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game ilomilo is as charming as Little Big Planet, and it’s gameplay looks like it can be as dizzying as Super Mario Galaxy.…

Real Book With Hyperlinks: the Best of Both Worlds? or Too Little Too Late?

Real Book With Hyperlinks: the Best of Both Worlds? or Too Little Too Late?
A company called Ubimark released a version of the Jules Verne classic Around the World in 80 Days. Unlike other printed books, the Ubimark version has QR codes, the square ones that are frequently used as…

12-Year Old Boy Rescues Sister From Moose Using World of Warcraft Skills: Our Best Headline Yet

12-Year Old Boy Rescues Sister From Moose Using World of Warcraft Skills: Our Best Headline Yet
12-year old Norweigan Hans Jørgen Olsen saved himself and his sister from being harmed by an angry moose by emulating skills he learned from World of Warcraft. According to NextNature, the Olsen siblings “trespassed the territory…

Life-Size Plywood Hubble Telescope Won’T Ever Go Into Orbit

Life-Size Plywood Hubble Telescope Won’T Ever Go Into Orbit
These amazing sculptures were created by the Australian artist Peter Hennessey.  And no, they can’t fly. They’d probably burn up on lift-off if you even tried to launch one into space. My Hubble will premiere at…
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