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Tag: Weird

PumPing Tap Concept Ejects Electronics to Eliminate Extra Energy Expenditure

PumPing Tap Concept Ejects Electronics to Eliminate Extra Energy Expenditure
It’s common knowledge by now that leaving most electronic devices plugged in will cause them to draw a small amount of power even if they’re turned off. It’s also common knowledge that toasters make bread pop…
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iPPeel Case: Adds Second Phone to Your iPhone 4 (Walter White Could Use One)

iPPeel Case: Adds Second Phone to Your iPhone 4 (Walter White Could Use One)
We’ve seen a lot of unusual iPhone cases, but I think the iPPeel is the most unusual iPhone case yet. Unusual, but not impractical. It looks like it has an ugly graphic of a dumb phone,…
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Scientists Tickle Gorillas on Quest for Origins of Laughter

Scientists Tickle Gorillas on Quest for Origins of Laughter
Scientists are searching for the reasons why humans laugh, and are studying all sort of animals to figure out if other species laugh as well. It’s easy to imagine that gorillas and other monkeys would laugh…
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Weird Questions Tech Job Interviewers Asked this Year

Weird Questions Tech Job Interviewers Asked this Year
I have gone through several job interviews over the years. When I worked in the medical field and could kill someone with the wrong button press, all they wanted to know was that my license was…
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Facebook Fbed: Social Networking Without Ever Leaving Your Bed

Facebook Fbed: Social Networking Without Ever Leaving Your Bed
A lot of people are addicted to social networking these days. They log on to their Facebook profiles on their office computers, go home and network some more on their laptops, and check their profiles one…
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Man Spends $16,000 on Virtual Sword for a Game That Isn’t Even on Sale Yet

Man Spends $16,000 on Virtual Sword for a Game That Isn’t Even on Sale Yet
To get more publicity for its upcoming MMORPG Age of Wulin, developer Snail Games held an online auction of one off in-game items. And more publicity they got, thanks to one die-hard and deep-pocketed fan, who…
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Beer-Filled USB Drive Guaranteed to Not Give You a Buzz

Beer-Filled USB Drive Guaranteed to Not Give You a Buzz
Filling electronic gadgets with liquid just seems like a bad idea. But if you’re a beer connoisseur (and Budweiser happens to be your drink of choice), then you might want to check out this ridiculous flash…
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Robo-Humany Urine Aspiration Diaper, AKA the Electronic Diaper for Men

Robo-Humany Urine Aspiration Diaper, AKA the Electronic Diaper for Men
There’s usually a lot of thought that must go into the design process for diapers. Especially electronic ones that are meant for use by men only.…
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Self-Healing Electronics Pave the Way for More Durable Gadgets. Also T-1000.

Self-Healing Electronics Pave the Way for More Durable Gadgets. Also T-1000.
It’s a science fiction staple – a character gets blasted, sliced or run over, but instead of dying it just stares at its wound while its body repairs itself as everyone watches in disbelief. Here’s a…
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Mysterious Space Ball in Namibia is a Pressure Vessel

Mysterious Space Ball in Namibia is a Pressure Vessel
Somehow, I missed most of the hubbub over this mysterious ball that is said to have fallen from the sky and landed in Namibia. It looks rather like a canon ball. It seems that while the…
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Ambient Rock Lights: What Happens When Lava Lamps Cool Off

Ambient Rock Lights: What Happens When Lava Lamps Cool Off
Designed by Andre Cazenave, these rock sculptures do double duty as ambient lighting. They’re smooth and cool stones by day and sexy and toasty lamps by night.…
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Contact Lens With LED: You’ve Got Something in Your Eye, Sir.

Contact Lens With LED: You’ve Got Something in Your Eye, Sir.
It’s one thing to stick an LED in a prosthetic eye, but to place it in a contact lens and then place the lens in your still working eye? Gross. Also not as impressive. But YouTuber/tinkerer/proto-Adam…
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Magic LED “Anti-Aging” Mask: Snake Oil Sold Seperately

Magic LED “Anti-Aging” Mask: Snake Oil Sold Seperately
Ladies, how’d you like it if there was a beauty treatment which promised to reduce wrinkles, redness, scars and acne, all without any fancy dermatologists involved. How would you feel if I told you you had…
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Asymetrical Rubik’s Cube Should Keep You Busy for at Least a Few Minutes

Asymetrical Rubik’s Cube Should Keep You Busy for at Least a Few Minutes
I’ve seen lots of funky Rubik’s Cube variants over the years, but this is definitely one of the more unusual ones I’ve come across. Instead of a simple 3x3x3 (or larger) grid of cube faces, this…
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Xbox 360 Aquarium: White Tank of Life

Xbox 360 Aquarium: White Tank of Life
Back in 2009 we featured an aquarium that was turned into a case for an Xbox. Here’s a reverse of that mod: an Xbox 360 case turned into an aquarium. I’m not sure which mod is…
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Japanese Vending Machine Makes a Face in Your Cappuccino

Japanese Vending Machine Makes a Face in Your Cappuccino
If there’s one thing that’s for certain, it’s that the Japanese love their wacky vending machines. Whether they’re doling out bananas, crabs or making ice cream sundaes, they always seem to have a trick up their…
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