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Homer Simpson Disappearing Into Bush Kitchen Sponge Holder

Homer Simpson Disappearing Into Bush Kitchen Sponge Holder
As far as sponge holders go, this is a great one.  3D-printed and sold by Etsy shop Tecnopla, this green kitchen sponge holder makes Homer Simpson appear to be disappearing into a bush, just like in the now meme-ified scene from The Simpsons Season 5 Episode 16 ‘Homer Loves Flanders’.

The Proto “M”: A Compact Holographic Display and Media Device

The Proto “M”: A Compact Holographic Display and Media Device
If Back To The Future II taught us anything, it’s that the future will be filled with holograms. Of course, Back To The Future II was supposed to take place in 2015, and we haven’t realized even a small fraction of the technology it promised, but enough about my resentfulness; this is about the Proto Hologram “M,” a compact holographic display and media device made for home use.

Tiny Drone Swarm Navigates Bamboo Forest Autonomously

Tiny Drone Swarm Navigates Bamboo Forest Autonomously
Because the robotic apocalypse can’t come soon enough for some people, researchers at China’s Zhejiang University have programmed a swarm of small drones to navigate autonomously to avoid obstacles. In this case, those obstacles are the entirety of a bamboo forest.

Toyota Patents Dog Walking Robot That Can Pick Up After Your Pet

Toyota Patents Dog Walking Robot That Can Pick Up After Your Pet
Because picking up poop is one of the least desirable aspects of dog walking, Toyota recently applied for patents related to a dog-walking robot that can even clean up after a dog takes care of its business.

Spark Mini Amp Review: A Tiny But Mighty Practice Amp + Bluetooth Speaker

Spark Mini Amp Review: A Tiny But Mighty Practice Amp + Bluetooth Speaker
Musicians looking for a practice amp might want to check out Positive Grid’s Spark Mini. It’s a compact guitar amp that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. Honest to god, this is one of my favorite things ever.

Robotic Hands Taught to Delicately Peel Bananas

Robotic Hands Taught to Delicately Peel Bananas
What good is a robot servant if it can’t even peel your breakfast banana without smashing it to bits? With that in mind, researchers at the University of Tokyo’s ISI Laboratory have used AI to teach a pair of robotic hands how to delicately peel bananas.

Levitos, A Levitating Indoor Planter: Garden in the Sky

Levitos, A Levitating Indoor Planter: Garden in the Sky
Because in the future, everything will levitate, some genius has created the $121 Levitos Plant Pot, a small planter that levitates above its base so your favorite houseplant can admire the view from above. The levitating planter operates via electromagnetic induction powered by an AC adapter and hovers about 2 cm above the walnut finish base.

Guys Successfully 3D Print a Functional Wheel Rim

Guys Successfully 3D Print a Functional Wheel Rim
Because 3D printing offers a glimpse into the future, Jón Schone of YouTube channel Proper Printing used the technology to print a car rim that can successfully be driven on without failing and causing a horrific accident.

Finally, A Resin 3D Printer That Looks Like an Astronaut Helmet

Finally, A Resin 3D Printer That Looks Like an Astronaut Helmet
Been holding out on buying a resin 3D printer because all the available options just don’t look enough like an astronaut helmet for you? Well, it’s finally time to pull the trigger on that space blaster of yours, because the AstroFab Resin 3D printer is a dead-ringer for a traditional NASA-style astronaut helmet.

Qudi LED Emotion Face Masks: Wearing Your Heart on Your Face

Qudi LED Emotion Face Masks: Wearing Your Heart on Your Face
Have trouble expressing your emotions? I’m with you; my couples counselor says it’s something I really need to work on. And here to help is the Qudi Mask, a full face mask consisting of translucent ski-style goggles with LED eye rings and a bottom portion with 199 smart LED lights for better expressing yourself.

Box Gobbler At-Home Package Drop-Off Door Prevents Porch Piracy

Box Gobbler At-Home Package Drop-Off Door Prevents Porch Piracy
Porch pirates: there are very few things worse, and if I caught one right now you better believe they’d be walking the plank straight into shark-infested waters. Here to help prevent porch plundering in the first place comes the Box Gobbler from MB Sentinel, an in-home package drop-off door that allows delivery drivers to place your packages in the safety of your home or garage instead of leaving them out in the wild.

Virtual Reality Boots Promise an Even More Immersive Experience

Virtual Reality Boots Promise an Even More Immersive Experience
What good is virtual reality if it can still be distinguished from actual reality? So companies are hard at work trying to make the VR experience as immersive as possible. And one of those companies is Ekto One, which is developing a pair of VR boots that allow a user to actually walk without moving forward.

Finally, Researchers Teach Goldfish How to Drive a Car and Avoid Obstacles

Finally, Researchers Teach Goldfish How to Drive a Car and Avoid Obstacles
In long-awaited news, Israeli researchers at Ben-Gurion University have successfully taught goldfish how to steer a vehicle in order to reach a target and receive a treat, using a specially designed FOV (fish-operated vehicle). The future, ladies, and gentlemen – we’re finally here.

Lickable Monitor Tastes Like What’s on Screen: Willy Wonka, Here We Come!

Lickable Monitor Tastes Like What’s on Screen: Willy Wonka, Here We Come!
Because some people still care about making the future we all dreamed about as kids a reality, professor Homei Miyashita at Meiji University in Japan has developed a monitor that can imitate on-screen flavors, appropriately naming it Taste The TV (TTTV).

This McDonald’s in China Has Exercise Bike Dining Tables

This McDonald’s in China Has Exercise Bike Dining Tables
When it comes to healthy living, McDonald’s is one of the last places that comes to mind. I mean, did you ever see the movie Super Size Me? Well, at one McDonald’s location in China, you can work off a little of your high-fat and high-carb lunch while you eat.

A $310,000 Fully Autonomous Robotic Massage Machine

A $310,000 Fully Autonomous Robotic Massage Machine
Do you have a knot in your back? Do you trust a robot to massage it out without snapping your neck in the process? If you do, you’re in luck, thanks to Massage Robotics’ MR-01, a $310,000 fully autonomous massage robot with two 6-axis collaborative robotic arms that operate using cloud artificial intelligence.