The weather here’s been very erratic in the past few years; we don’t get a lot of rain during the rainy season, and it rains quite a lot during the dry season. The only thing that I can be sure of is the unforgiving assault of heat and humidity, day in and day out.
“First aid here!” And by here, I potentially mean in your house, stashed somewhere convenient for grabbing in the event of zombie apocalypse.
Left 4 Dead fans are pretty industrious, but replica first aid kits is definitely on the more creative end of the crafty spectrum.
If I saw this giant creepy spider scurrying across my ceiling in the middle of the night, I’d be on the phone to Orkin faster than you can say “spiderpig”.
Now you too can freak the hell out of your significant other with this oversize remote-controlled spider with glowing LED eyeballs.
While it can’t do anything about your netbook’s tiny screen and weak processor, Century’s 3-in-1 USB dock does add 2 USB ports and a Panasonic DVD/CD burner combo drive, as well as a couple of extra features that laptops don’t have.
Cooling and proper ventilation is an important aspect of building computers, especially for gamers or hobbyists who want to get the most out of their machines by overclocking processors and…doing other stuff that I don’t really understand.
Does your mouse hand get all sweaty from all that scrolling, clicking and dragging? Nope, mine doesn’t either. But if you are suffering from sweaty palms, you might want to check out this clever mouse from Japan.
Weird gadget time! This USB-powered fan has LEDs on its blades that can display colorful patterns or one of more than 30 preset text messages. Why more than 30? I don’t know. What’s it called? The “USB 30+ Light Show Fan.”
From the land of the rising square watermelons comes another batch of freaky fruit. A Fuji apple orchard owner loved the big A so much that he decided to brand real apples with little iPod figures and Apple logos.
This incredible art installation records the tiniest human breathing patterns and magnifies them into a room-filling blast of wind.
Created by interactive artist Scott Snibbe, Blow Up is comprised of two main pieces. On one side of the room is an array of 12 small impellers which act as a breath-controlled input device.
When my original 2005 Xbox 360 finally succumbed to the dreaded Red Rings of Death, it ended up going on the scrap heap. This enterprising modder showed a bit more creativity than I could muster by turning his overheating Xbox lemons into a souped-up glass of PC lemonade.
Check out this ridiculous computer case made entirely out of cooling fans. I’m assuming the builder of this case was frustrated with their tricked-out system overheating all the time.
The case was assembled from 66 individual cooling fans, keeping the system icy cold all the time.
This nifty airplane-inspired desktop fan will help you keep your cool while you’re slaving away surfing the Internet.
The fan plugs into your USB port, and has a soft “propeller” that’s designed to not slice your digits off if you happen to get in its way.
Does your closet smell like old gym socks? Is Fido stinking up the place and making you sneeze? Does somebody like onions and runny French cheese? If this sounds like your house, perhaps you could us one of these.