I can’t imagine who the target market is for these ridiculous Pac-Man hats. While they might be cute on a 3-year old, for some reason, I don’t think they’d know what Pac-Man was. Besides, Namco says these are ADULT size.
This mirror not only lets you check out your own gorgeous smile, but lets you check your SMS text messages while you’re at it.
Designed by Robert Stadler for French design firm Radi Designers, the limited-edition +336+ mirror glows with your most recently received SMS messages.
Here’s another strange gadget out of Japan. This helps you keep track of when trains are coming to your nearby station.
In order to keep you on schedule, Yumekobo’s Yamanote Alarm Clock gives you a visual indication of the train schedule on its clock face.
Here’s the ultimate gadget for narcissists. This new webcam from Japan’s Thanko features a one-way mirror as it’s main design feature.
The device has a hidden camera behind the mirror that lets you admire your own beautiful mug while you chat with your friends across the Interweb.
This guy has gone through the painstaking process of cramming his shmancy Motorola SLVR mobile phone into the case of an old Nintendo NES controller.
While the end result is pretty fugly from the phone side of things, it looks pretty convincing from the outside.
Leave it to those wacky Japanese gadget makers to come up with this strange device. This portable lighting fixture doesn’t just illuminate, it deodorizes.
According to the device’s maker, e-Revolution, the Deodolight is designed to eliminate (or at least cover up) “ill-smelling” aromas while it slowly fades between an array of colors.
Electronic musician Alex Mauer composes music from the electronic beats and blips of the original sound chips found in classic video game systems.
So it’s only appropriate that he’d release an album that plays on the classic Nintendo NES gaming system.
The guys over at dutch design firm OOOMS are best known for their wooden memory sticks, but here’s another interesting contraption that they also are responsible for.
Looking like a treadmill on wheels, the Speedy Rollator uses a special gear drive system to multiply your walking efforts and increase your pace.
The Theremin is quite possibly the strangest musical instrument ever made. Invented in 1919, it was one of the world’s first electronic instruments. The Theremin produces its otherworldly sounds without ever touching it. Soon, you’ll be able to get your own miniature Theremin to put on your desktop.
This frightening looking gadget from Japan lets you examine every nasty little nook and cranny of yourself and capture on your computer it for prosperity.
Thanko’s USB Microscope Camera features a high-detail digital camera attached to the end of a long LED illuminated tube.
This strange restaurant combines the delights of dining with a thrill of well, a thrill ride. You’ll travel about 150 feet into the sky before you chow down on a gourmet meal prepared mid-air.
Dinner In The Sky uses a mobile crane to lift its entire 22-seat open-air dining room over city streets all over Europe.
Need to take photos in really, really slow motion? Look no further than Vision Research’s Phantom Miro high speed digital camera series.
These cameras can shoot close up images at an insane rate of speed. They can take as many as a thousand 800×600 (SVGA) resolution photos every second.
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.