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Category: Strange + Wonderful

2001 Space Odyssey Monolith: Inaction Figure

2001 Space Odyssey Monolith: Inaction Figure
It’s the ultimate alien artifact – the Firstborn’s computer and servant. It can teleport, replicate, and send radio and magnetic waves. It can kill. It is the Monolith.…

Mimedia Sends Hard Drive for First Back Up: the Mailman Beats Your Upload Speed

Mimedia Sends Hard Drive for First Back Up: the Mailman Beats Your Upload Speed
There are already lots of online backup solutions out there, but newcomer MiMedia is the first I’ve heard that has enough common sense to give customers the option to use a hard drive for the first…
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Boring Rpg: Progress Quest for the Bored

Boring Rpg: Progress Quest for the Bored
It claims to be a game for people who are lazy, but we all know there’s really only one game for that. In fact, Boring RPG is not boring at all; it’s an RPG for the…

Quirky Cable Collar Collects Cables Conveniently

Quirky Cable Collar Collects Cables Conveniently
I’m a messy person. If you ask me to install your home theater, I will do it. I won’t like it though and I will leave a tangled mess of cables behind your entertainment center to…

Can Grandma’S Scooter Can Hit 69mph?

Can Grandma’S Scooter Can Hit 69mph?
I am sure that we have all been out and about at one time or another and ran across someone that had to ride one of those scooters to get around for some reason. Those things…

Paddock 10 Turns Your iPad Into a Mini iMac, Why?

Paddock 10 Turns Your iPad Into a Mini iMac, Why?
While I’m all for interesting iPad docks, this most recent one by SMK Link makes me wonder why anyone would buy it. True, it holds your iPad firmly, but it seems kind of silly to me…

Superman’S Fortress of Solitude Found in Mexico?

Superman’S Fortress of Solitude Found in Mexico?
I’ve always been mesmerized by the crystalline structures of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude, especially in the original movie. It looked amazing, and now I’m amazed to find out that there is actually something that looks like…

Hrp-4c Singing Robot: Robo-Tune

Hrp-4c Singing Robot: Robo-Tune
Just like humans, singing is a (synthesized) talent among robots. Some have it, and some don’t. AIST’s HRP-4C, a relative of the HRP-4 humanoid robot, was born to sing like a human being. An in-house developed…

Custom Carbonite Statuette: Cloud City Souvenir

Custom Carbonite Statuette: Cloud City Souvenir
Preserve your likeness with Paul Pape’s Custom Carbonites. Just send a picture and it will be turned into a 4.25″ high statuette. The statuette isn’t actually made of carbonite though, but a mixture of plastic and…

Turkish Iron Man Robot Will Hopefully Not Go Crazy and Kill Us All

Turkish Iron Man Robot Will Hopefully Not Go Crazy and Kill Us All
I didn’t expect Turkey to come up with its own Iron Man, but it looks like they did. It was created by a research team at the Sabanci University in Istanbul and is Turkey’s first humanoid…

Russian Makes, Then Solves the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube

Russian Makes, Then Solves the World’s Smallest Rubik’s Cube
This incredibly teeny tiny Rubik’s Cube was created by Evgeniy Grigoriev and it’s tiny. How tiny? How about 0.39 inches (10mm)! Now that’s extremely small and despite its diminutive size, Evgeniy solves the damn thing pretty…

Hydrobob: Sea-Segway

Hydrobob: Sea-Segway
Andrew Sneath has invented a vehicle that allows people who know nothing about diving or swimming to safely experience the joys of being underwater, albeit in a controlled environment and with a slight dent to one’s…

Remote Control Pager Mod Should be Made Standard

Remote Control Pager Mod Should be Made Standard
Here’s a very sensible mod that should be integrated in all remote controls. YouTube user Matt ripped the relevant guts off of an old cordless phone and placed them inside a TV remote control. By pressing…

Hair Washing ‘Bot Won’T Rip Your Head Off, Will It?

Hair Washing ‘Bot Won’T Rip Your Head Off, Will It?
If there’s one thing that I wouldn’t want a robot to do, it’s to wash my hair before getting a haircut. But that didn’t stop Panasonic [JP] from making a hair washing robot, that hopefully won’t…

Conversacube: Icebreaker Re-Invented, Exaggerated

Conversacube: Icebreaker Re-Invented, Exaggerated
Do you find it hard to strike up a conversation? Are you totally unaware about what to do in even the simplest social situations? Are you desperate enough to rely on a gadget for step-by-step instructions…

Diminished Reality: Now You See It and You Also Don’T

Diminished Reality: Now You See It and You Also Don’T
A couple of students at the Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany are developing the video equivalent of the Content-Aware Fill feature in Photoshop CS5. In other words, their software can make objects invisible, and it…
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