Here’s a gadget that doesn’t really serve a useful purpose, but somehow still seems like a good idea.
Just when you though that AA-battery was on its final last breath, why not give it one last sendoff.
If you’re using a wired mouse, you know that cable snags can be a pain in butt. This clever little desktop gadget helps keep your mouse cord from getting tangled, and looks cute doing it.
While I’ve tried to use my real cat to keep my cables in order, all he does is try to chew on them.
Sometimes, you just can’t resist popping all that bubble wrap that your latest gadget purchase came shipped in. Well now you can feed that compulsion any time, thanks to this new gizmo from Bandai.
The PuchiPuchi (rough translation) is a pocket-sized electronic device that simulates the sound and feel of popping bubble wrap.
By rapidly spinning a blade that contains an array of flashing LEDs, this wall clock tells time in a visually striking way.
A thin LED arm, loaded with 33 LEDs spins at 30 revolutions per second to create the illusion of a complete image.
This funky portable radio out of Asia has a unique case design that’s almost entirely made out of wood. Envisioned by designer Singgih Kartono, the Magno radio is carved from Indonesian ebony wood. Even its knobs, handle and antenna topper are constructed from hardwoods.
Sometimes you just have one of those stressful days where nothing goes your way. Now you can take out your frustrations using this device that attaches to your computer.
Just open up the cover on the USB Stress Panic Button and smack it with your fist.
Fancy yourself an aspiring rock star, but have no instrumental talent? That’s okay, thanks to this new gadget from Japan’s TakaraTomy.
The Air Guitar Pro starts out looking like the end of a guitar neck, but that’s where the resemblance ends.
This rather silly invention out of Japan lets you count individual one Yen coins so you can save them up.
The TakaraTomy Life Bank One Yen Counter screws on the top of any bottle, and lets you count up your change.
This wacky spy gadget from ThinkGeek lets you peer over the walls of your cubicle and look out over the wall to see what else is going on around you.
The Sportscope Cubicle Periscope was originally designed for viewing sporting events, but is ideally suited for snooping around your office to check up on your office-mates.
I know these new webcams are supposed to be playful and cute, but their zombie-like gazes and weird headgear just creep me out.
Their belly-mounted cameras and butt-mounted USB connectors really push the weird factor over the edge.
The latest weather forecasting device from Oregon Scientific shows you the latest weather forecast displayed in a pretty unique way. A clear crystal block features 3d laser-etched icons of sun, clouds and rain, and illuminates the appropriate icon for the upcoming day.
Denmark’s Kilo Design has put together a new in-ear headphone design that not only looks pretty hip, it’s designed to sound good too.
Rather than boring black or white, AiAiAi Swirl Army Earphones come in either a bold orange or military olive color scheme, making them really stand out from the crowd.
This portable LED flashlight is the perfect source of illumination for reading maps or other documents in you car without disturbing the driver. The compact Auto LED provides a bright, sharp-edged beam, keeping light focused only on its intended target.
This gadget takes your ordinary bathtub and brings it to life in a cascade of moving water and bright colors.
The AquaRain is a battery-powered device that floats along the surface of your bathwater and sprays a geyser of constantly recirculating water into the air in a couple of different patterns.
Actually, there are no pigs involved in this bank. Rather, just another case of a bizarre gadget from the streets of Japan.
With its oddly misshapen wedge of of a head, Banpresto’s Face Bank is a rather disturbing looking device.
ThinkGeek is at it again. This time they’re offering up a fan which can load up animated GIF files from your computer and display them in full color on the blades of the fan.
Inspired by those light-up LED spinner rims that might have turned up on Pimp My Ride, The LED Art Fan hooks up to your computer via a serial connection, and lets you download up to 128 frames of art into its internal memory.