Despite his recent “everything I have designed is absolutely unnecessary” comment, I’m still a sucker for most everything Philippe Starck creates. His latest watch design – the Crystal Clear – is a real stunner.
Despite its name, the Crystal Clear actually sports an red face, not a clear one.
Stanley Wong and Tyler Russel have made a Pac-Man movie from the ghosts’ perspective that is quite a hilarious piece of filmmaking. If you are (or ever have been) a retro gaming geek, then you’ll probably want to spend the 5 minutes it takes to watch this.
The premise is simple: this is the Pac-Man story from the rarely imagined viewpoints of those pesky ghosts, Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said to myself: Self, your mousing hand gets so cold all the time; I only wish there was a way to keep it warm and toasty in between all that scrolling, pointing and clicking.
The Rim Clock turns all that you know about clocks inside out. Instead of staying put and pointing to numbers like the hands of other, more well-behaved clocks, the hands on the Rim Clock are actually protrusions that go around the outside and point to the wall.
The Rim Clock was designed by Jansen Lye to be minimalist and distinctive.
Touch Grind is a new game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that uses the media player’s multitouch interface to let your fingers do a little skateboarding.
Gameplay takes place in an unusual top-down view. You control the game by placing two fingertips onto the skateboard’s surface and flicking the board around to do tricks.
These cool necklaces feature a recycled computer key fused to a hand-cut glass tile. The perfect gift for the geeky girl in your life!
These beauts are handmade by Capitola Girl Jewelry. She sells them on Etsy for 29 bucks.
Finally, there’s a Weighted Companion Cube mod that actually has enough heft to earn its name. This custom-built subwoofer bears a striking resemblance to that little cube that you had to euthanize the last time you played Portal.
Modder d_stilgar spent the last several months painstakingly recreating the details of the Companion Cube, carefully mounting a heavy duty subwoofer and amplifier into the cabinet.
And when the lights go down, the subwoofer glows in the dark, thanks to some cleverly integrated pink EL lighting.
D_stilgar says he’s working on a pair of matching Portal-inspired speakers, but won’t reveal what they look like yet.
The 9 to 5 laptop sleeve protects and serves your laptop with a tightly buttoned shirt, colorful necktie, and pocket to hold your pens. A pocket protector is strictly optional and has to be purchased separately.
You can buy on of these groovy laptop sleeves for $40 from Barry’s Farm.
Now I love AVP as much as the next gal, but I have to say that I think these tables might be going a bit too far.
There are two options available, “crouching position alien” and “emerging from alien egg alien.”
Wanna look really cool at your next party? When you ask your pals if they’d like a cocktail ask if they want it on the rocks. If they say yes, fix their drinks and bring ’em back with some of these ice cubes that are actually made from stone.
Just chill these special ice cube rocks in your freezer for about an hour before use.
A while back, I came across an intricate analog clock that used mechanical parts to produce a simulated digital display. Now it appears that there’s a miniature version of the same concept present in a high-end designer watch from jewelry artist Harry Winston and watchmaker Frédéric Garinaud.
The display on the OPUS8 watch might looks like an LCD at first glance, but upon closer examination, the digits are actually rendered by tiny metal plates which rise then retreat into the background.
A hand-wound mechanical movement powers the display, which was inspired by those pin-art displays which you press your hand, face or other object into to leave an impression.
A couple of young Czech whippersnappers have figured out how to use the iPhone’s accelerometer to control remote controlled cars.
They say, “Controlling is very easy with the iPhone 3G. It has five buttons, four of them you can use for traditional driving and when you press the last one, it unlocks the accelerometer control in the same way as in many driving games available on AppStore.”
There’s something just so satisfying about the tactile sensation of popping bubble wrap. Now you can have a legitimate reason to pop bubbles every day, thanks to this fun bubble wrap calendar.
Each day of the year lives beneath a burstable bubble layer.
If you wish your fridge could make you LOL, I’ve got great news: u can haz LOLmagnets! Imagine how witty your icebox could become with all the photos captioned up like those cute little kitties.
Now I love a good LOLcat as much as the next guy, but I’m afraid that this may be going too far.
Ovo is an egg-shaped desk gadget that reveals a little digital photo frame, so you can have a mini-slideshow in a modicum of space!
They come in white, blue, green, or pink, and come packaged in a cute stainless steel can.
Remote controlled race cars are pretty much a dime-a-dozen these days, so I’m always happy to come across one that’s a little left of center.
Contrary to its name, the Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C car does not defy gravity.