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.
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.
Summer is just around the corner, and with that comes one of life’s greatest annoyances, the mosquito bite. Thankfully, the fine folks over at Brando have the solution for swatting those little buggers right off the map.
Japan’s SolidAlliance, known for producing odd, food-inspired USB flash drives, has really outdone themselves this time with what could be the most heinous computer accessory ever.
The stuffed bear cam attempts to make passers by smile.
So what do you do when you crack your iPod screen? This industrious hacker has decided to turn his broken eggs into an omelet by turning his fractured iPod into a tiny little laptop.
Owen McGarry created his iTop mini laptop by cutting his old iPod in half, keeping only the screen, battery and audio portions intact, then flipping that portion up at a 45-degree angle.
This goofy digital music player from Bandai isn’t really an MP3 player in the traditional sense.
Released for the 10-year anniversary of the popular electronic pet franchise, the $115 Tamagotchi Music Fever player doesn’t connect to your computer.
Wow, here’s a way to really crap up your PC…
The Haro PC case is a big green blob that encases your computer and attempts to give it a personality. The weird looking creature holds small computers (like the Mac Mini) with ease.
I don’t know what it is that fascinates me so much about shredding devices lately; maybe it’s just my latent destructive tendencies. That said, this art installation by artist Bill Shackelford just seemed too good to not mention.
Leave it to the wacky gadget makers of Japan to come up with this one.
The ridiculous Steering Rapper lets you tap out obnoxious beats and sound effects while you drive your vehicle. If the distraction of that isn’t enough, the whole thing is attached to your steering wheel with velcro straps to get in your way while driving.
While it’s certainly not the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen, you’ve got to hand it to this casemodder for his gumption.
This supremely modified Nintendo Gameboy has become host to an entire Windows XP computer.
It seems like I can’t go a week without running across some ridiculous flash memory drives inspired by something completely unrelated to computing.
Today’s special: these Freshly Baked USB Drives, featuring enough carbs to make Dr.
Sure, we’ve seen toast with images of Elvis, Jesus and other famous cultural icons, but this device lets you create any image you’d like, in toast form.
The computer controlled toast burner uses a specially modified CNC fabricator with a hot air gun in its carriage.
Here’s a nice conversation piece for your desk… The appropriately named Cat’s Arse Sharpener ensures that your pencil gets a nice sharp point in the most disturbing manner possible.
Insert your dull pencil into the cat’s “third eye,” and it lets out a meow and sharpens your pencil.
Dutch artist Lonneke Gordijn of Drift has created these beautiful little lights which create an amazing synergy between technology and nature.
The Dandelight combines a 9-volt battery, an LED, phoshphorusbronze and a real dandelion head to create a fragile, but stunning light source.
Designer Susanna Hertrich created this unique calendar that gradually rids itself of the previous day by shredding them into oblivion.
The Chrono_Shredder combines a calendar, clock and shredder into a single device that gradually scrolls through the days, eating them away with the shredder.