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Category: Strange + Wonderful

Phrenology Head: What’S Really Going on Inside That Brain of Yours

Phrenology Head: What’S Really Going on Inside That Brain of Yours
Do you miss the scientific quackery of the early 18th century? Then have I’ got a deal for you. This phrenology head is the perfect way to figure out what’s wrong with your brain – as…

Steampunk Professor X Wheelchair: What if… Prof. X was a 19th Century Drunk?

Steampunk Professor X Wheelchair: What if… Prof. X was a 19th Century Drunk?
Then this would definitely be his ride. First class craftsmanship, as befits a powerful telepath. A powerful alcoholic telepath. Forge and Zero probably helped him make the wheelchair, as it’s made of parts from the past…
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Street Headphones: Loud in More Ways Than One

Street Headphones: Loud in More Ways Than One
A byproduct of Brian Garret Schuur’s graduate thesis (pdf), the Street Headphones has a laser sintered (i.e. melted) polyamide outer shell. Made using rapid manufacturing, customers can personalize the shell by having something custom etched into…

Which the Game: More Like What… Where? Who… Holy Shi-

Which the Game: More Like What… Where? Who… Holy Shi-
Saw this on TV yesterday. At around 4 in the morning. Not good. Which is a short first-person PC game which gives players a simple goal: find a way out of the goddamn horror house. Game…

Dodobongo USB Dog: Don’T Know Why, but I Want One

Dodobongo USB Dog: Don’T Know Why, but I Want One
I’ll start out by saying that I had no idea what a Dodobongo was before I wrote this article. But from what I can tell, he’s some sort of goofy-looking animated dog from Japan. Whether or…

Skinput Uses Your Skin as an Input Device

Skinput Uses Your Skin as an Input Device
CMU researcher Chris Harrison’s Skinput is an amazing new technology. It’s a new interface concept that just makes sense, and to top it off, it’s also pretty darn cool. Input devices haven’t changed much in the…

Martin Aircraft Presents Their Real Jetpack!

Martin Aircraft Presents Their Real Jetpack!
A company from New Zealand is going to start selling flying jetpacks commercially. Strangely enough, these real jetpacks cost $75,000, which is less than the earth-bound JetLev Flyer which we posted about yesterday. The Martin Aircraft…

Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard: Swiss Army Keyboard

Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard: Swiss Army Keyboard
From the House of Insane Ideas comes this feature packed peripheral for geeks on the go. The Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard has 69 LED-backlit keys, and what Brando claims is the “World’s First Touchpad”. Oh Brando.…

Piano Dining Table: Music, Munching and Money

Piano Dining Table: Music, Munching and Money
Pianos are unwieldy instruments. Tables are unwieldy too, but  we have no choice but to make room for at least one table in our homes – unless you’re like me, and you usually eat either in…

The Darth Vader Disco Ball: Dancin’ to the Dark Side

The Darth Vader Disco Ball: Dancin’ to the Dark Side
This über-kitsch disco ball is fashioned after our favorite Star Wars villain, Darth Vader. You’ll be rockin’ and dancin’ underneath this floating effigy of Anakin Skywalker. I haven’t been able to find out much information about…

Jetlev Jetski Jetpack Ready for Purchase (if You’Re Rich)

Jetlev Jetski Jetpack Ready for Purchase (if You’Re Rich)
We’ve mentioned this before, but this amazing rig allows you to simply take off into the air. The most interesting thing is that it combines a jetski with a jetpack. It’s called the Jetlev Flyer and…

Mpower Emergency Illuminator: the Flashlight With a Backup Plan

Mpower Emergency Illuminator: the Flashlight With a Backup Plan
Unveiled at CES 2010, mPower Technologies‘ Emergency Illuminator is a powerhouse of a flashlight. It contains two rechargeable and replaceable CR123 batteries  for normal use. But it also has a reserve battery, which can hold its…

Diet Scale: Eat What You Weigh

Diet Scale: Eat What You Weigh
From the same demented mind that came up with the Redundant Clock comes the cruel Diet Scale. If large numbers don’t affect you anymore, how about being told that from now on you should only eat……

Sariel’S LEGO Robot Hand was Built in a Weekend

Sariel’S LEGO Robot Hand was Built in a Weekend
Sariel has just created this amazing robotic hand, that he built using only LEGO Technics parts. It took him just a weekend to come up with his build, that he appropriately calls The Hand. I don’t…

IPhone-Controlled Hexapod Robot Walks Into Our Lives

IPhone-Controlled Hexapod Robot Walks Into Our Lives
Robert Stephenson is a robotics student in the UK, and he’s created an app for the iPhone that allows you to control a robot. For his tests, Robert uses his hexapod robot. In the video below,…

Xbox Rrodman Robot: What Xbox 360s Do When They Die

Xbox Rrodman Robot: What Xbox 360s Do When They Die
I think we’ve all had our share of Xbox 360s go the way of the notorious Red Ring of Death. The same recently happened to Technabob reader Jasper Stevens, and he decided to do something about…
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