Red Solo cups are a staple at every party – except at fancy ones, that is. They’ve become sort of like a symbol for parties where alcohol is particularly abundant. This image was no doubt bolstered by movies which show everyone chugging down from a red cup with the music playing full-blast.
While there are literally a million pen and toothbrush caddies out there, most of them are pretty boring if you ask me. If you’re looking for a fun way to keep your stick-like objects organized, then you might want to pick up the Grabit Robot.
If you’ve played any of the Mass Effect games, then you’re familiar with the series’ Medi-gel. It’s a potent salve that instantly cures wounds and restores health, regardless of the source of the damage. It can even be administered remotely!
…if you know how to play the piano or any other chordophone you might be thinking, “All keyboards are pressure sensitive!” Which is true: the harder you strike a key on a piano, the louder the sound it makes.
Fragrance company Demeter makes the most of what was relatively a small niche of specialized fragrances. By specialized, we mean that they shy away from making the typical floral and musk-scented perfumes that you normally find in stores.
Ties don’t have to be boring. If you’re sick of wearing the same checkered tie every day because it’s required at your work place, then fret not, because Electric Styles is here to save the day with their quirky ties.
Remember the Socialmatic camera concept by ADR-Studio? It’s been almost a year since they unveiled the instant camera basically takes Instagram to a whole new level. It took a while, but they’re going ahead with production for the Socialmatic, which is expected to launch early next year.
The Microsoft Kinect has been hacked to do all sorts of things, and while some of the hacks are for the good of humankind, most are pretty superfluous. But the Microsoft Research Cambridge team has recently put together a Kinect demo which could provide neurosurgeons with interactive 3D visuals which could help them save lives in the operating room.
We’ve seen some pretty unusual vending machines these past few years, ranging from the playful to the extraordinary and downright strange. The soon-to-be-released Dreambox, however, is in an entirely different league. It doesn’t sell any specific goods because there’s nothing on display except a 3D printer.
If you’re in the market for a new portable speaker for your smartphone that uses Bluetooth connectivity, Divoom has a speaker up for pre-order called the Onbeat-X1. The speaker uses suction cups to stick to the back of your smartphone keeping it in place for you while you are gaming or watching video.
As if the facehugger from Alien wasn’t creepy enough, one artist has decided to go out and make himself a Facehugger skeleton. But this thing isn’t just a sculpture, it’s made from actual animal bones.
The most dangerous thing about a motorcycle isn’t the motorcycle itself, it’s the distracted drivers around you. We all see people driving down the street in a car weaving all over the place, texting rather than paying attention to what they’re doing.
I like to keep my iPhone 5 protected, but there are times when I just don’t want a bulky case taking up too much space in my pocket. Then there are times when I know I’m going to be outside a lot and the chance of dropping the iPhone on the ground and breaking it are very high and I wish I had one of those bulky and highly protective cases.
No matter what kind of geek you are or what you are into, you will find something to love on this awesome knitted blanket. Ravelry member Leilaniac designed it in Excel and then knitted it with Shibui Knits sock yarn.