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Archive for May 2009

Rio LED Shower Head Lights Up Your Bath Like a Disco

Rio LED Shower Head Lights Up Your Bath Like a Disco
Looking to make a real impression the next time you have guests over? This over-the-top LED shower head will definitely get their attention when they go to hop in the shower. Crosswater’s RIO shower head is loaded with 96 computer-controlled LEDs in red, green and blue clusters so they can be mixed to create just about any color in the spectrum.

Antrepo’S D Battery Salt and Pepper Shakers Generate Zero-Point-Zero Volts of Power

Antrepo’S D Battery Salt and Pepper Shakers Generate Zero-Point-Zero Volts of Power
These whimsical salt and pepper shakers get their inspiration from a couple of good old D-cell batteries. The guys over at Antrepo Design Industry created these prototype battery-sized Salt & Pepper Cells out of stainless steel and glass.

RSS Coasters Say Drink Me, Not Feed Me

RSS Coasters Say Drink Me, Not Feed Me
As I spend much of my time trolling through a million-an-one RSS feeds for news stories, I find these clever feed icon coasters kind of amusing… Created by the designers over at Meninos, the set includes the familiar icons for various web syndication formats like RSS & XML.

Furry Keyboard and Flash Drives Are Perfect for the Crazy Cat Lady Who has Everything

Furry Keyboard and Flash Drives Are Perfect for the Crazy Cat Lady Who has Everything
Leave it to the Japanese to come up with yet another just plain weird accessory for you to put on your desktop next to your computer. Unlike your boring, everyday keyboard, this keyboard is bordered by a plush layer of cat-like (hopefully faux) fur to make those hard edges soft and cuddly.

NES Cartridge Wine Charms Make Drinking Classy

NES Cartridge Wine Charms Make Drinking Classy
Most people inclined to hang things off their wine glasses, they go in for beads or flowers or some frou-frou garbage. But you’re a (wo)man. You need something that speaks to your maturity and general awesomeness.

Gundam Statue Being Erected in Tokyo: Why Can’T Stuff Like This Happen Where I Live?

Gundam Statue Being Erected in Tokyo: Why Can’T Stuff Like This Happen Where I Live?
A 1:1 scale Gundam statue is being built in Tokyo as part of the Japanese government’s quest to acquire a monopoly of geeks to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the world famous anime series. The Mainichi Daily News has pictures from the construction site in Shiokaze Park.

3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Raid: Why? Why Not?

3.5-Inch Floppy Disk Raid: Why? Why Not?
Welcome to the latest edition of Why? Why not?, where we look at concepts and creations that exist for no real reason. Yes folks, I’m talking about products of democracy, of free will, and most of all of too much free time.

Space Ark: Everything Cool About Old Arcade Games [Xbla]

Space Ark: Everything Cool About Old Arcade Games [Xbla]
What’s both retro and thoroughly modern? Space Ark, a forthcoming XBLA title designed as a tribute to some of the colorful, crazy games that once dominated arcades. Take a little Breakout, a little Rainbow Islands for style, give it a coat of gloss, and voila!

Sixthsense Wearable Gestural Interface: Microsoft Surface + Google in a Portable Package

Sixthsense Wearable Gestural Interface: Microsoft Surface + Google in a Portable Package
Last October, Pattie Maes had the idea of making a gesture-controlled interface similar to what was in the movie Minority Report. But unlike the interface in the movie, which was projected onto a screen and was thus stationary, Maes wanted a cheaper and portable equivalent.

Make Your Own Tiny Starship Enterprise From Spare Parts

Make Your Own Tiny Starship Enterprise From Spare Parts
I just got back from watching the glorious new Star Trek movie, so I must have the Enterprise on the brain. And while this tiny Starship Enterprise isn’t quite as dramatic as the mammoth star vessel from the film, it’s just as cool in my book.

Metroid Amigurumi: Samus Aran Gone Soft

Metroid Amigurumi: Samus Aran Gone Soft
Oh, Samus. Even when you’re all sexed up in your Zero Suit, or Justin Baileyed into your bikini, you’re still supposed to be an icon of female strength and power (and just generally bad to the bone).

Popular Puzzler/Platformer Braid Bursts Onto Mac

Popular Puzzler/Platformer Braid Bursts Onto Mac
One of the most critically acclaimed games of the last year, Braid, is getting new life in the form of a Mac release. The layered platformer was released initially last fall atop a wave of hype–and most believe Braid delivered.

Senz Umbrellas Withstand Ridiculous Conditions That Will Never Happen to You. Ever.

Senz Umbrellas Withstand Ridiculous Conditions That Will Never Happen to You. Ever.
The award-winning SENZ storm umbrella may look unusual, but apparently it’s how umbrellas should look. The umbrella’s angular design makes for a durable and weatherproof design that can withstand winds up to 70 mph (1oo kph).

Lightwedge Reading Light Doubles as Gigantic Bookmark

Lightwedge Reading Light Doubles as Gigantic Bookmark
The LightWedge reading light is a very handy device that lights a whole page of a book – and nothing else, allowing you to read without disturbing the people around you. Unless you start reading aloud.

Rock Band Unplugged for the Psp Leaked on Torrent Sites

Rock Band Unplugged for the Psp Leaked on Torrent Sites
To the people who keep on saying that the PSP’s biggest problem is that it doesn’t have a 2nd analog stick, screw you. This is the PSP’s biggest problem in action: copies of Harmonix’ Rock Band Unplugged for the Playstation Portable are already up in torrent sites, nearly 3 weeks before the June 9 release date.

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever

Dell Xps 630 Gaming Desktop Pc Drops Below $1000 for First Time Ever
Looking for a SERIOUS gaming PC, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars? Now’s you’re chance to grab a beefy Dell XPS 630 for just $999, the lowest price it’s ever been offered at (about half of what it originally sold for back in 2008).

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