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Carrot: The Brilliant, Wireless New Device Coming out of Silicon Valley

Carrot: The Brilliant, Wireless New Device Coming out of Silicon Valley
People are always wondering what the next big thing is going to be, and the man behind this product says that it’s going to “massively disrupt” its segment. Carrot’s makers claim that it is an enjoyable experience for all of the senses, suggesting that users swipe with two fingers to enjoy its unique texture.

Windows 95 on Android Smartwatch: How Time Flies

Windows 95 on Android Smartwatch: How Time Flies
A couple of weeks ago we saw how Android apps can be made to run on desktop operating systems, including Windows. Corbin Davenport did the reverse, installing Windows 95 on his Android Wear-powered Samsung Gear Live.
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Eject-a-Bed Aborts Sweet Dreams

Eject-a-Bed Aborts Sweet Dreams
You can get all sorts of cruel alarm clocks to help you wake up. But programmer Jamie Dixon had a better idea – if you want a sure fire way to get out of your bed, then remove the option of staying in bed entirely. 

Pro Bono 1 Speaker Replaces Your Music with U2 Songs: Songs of Annoyance

Pro Bono 1 Speaker Replaces Your Music with U2 Songs: Songs of Annoyance
A couple of weeks ago, after it unveiled the new iPhones and its smartwatch, Apple’s “one more thing” was… spam. The company gave away U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence for free to all iTunes users, making iTunes download it without people’s consent.

KFC iPhone 5S Case is Finger Grippin’ HUGE

KFC iPhone 5S Case is Finger Grippin’ HUGE
Earlier this month we found out about KFC Japan’s chicken-themed computer keyboard and mouse. The restaurant chain continues to celebrate Colonel Sanders’ 124th birthday with its latest silly giveaway. Behold! And people think the iPhone 6 Plus is huge.

Mountain Arcade Cabinet Sits and Just Is

Mountain Arcade Cabinet Sits and Just Is
If you’ve never heard of David OReilly’s Mountain, it’s a “mountain simulator” that requires barely any input from the player. It asks you a couple of questions when you first start the game, but afterwards it doesn’t need any input from you.

DIY Motorized Omnidirectional Robot Couch: I’d Buy That for a Dollar!

DIY Motorized Omnidirectional Robot Couch: I’d Buy That for a Dollar!
We’ve seen a couch on wheels before, but this one made by Engineering students in University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia can drive in any direction and has a Raspberry Pi for a brain. Led by Steph McArthur and Will Andrew, the UNSW students built a custom steel chassis equipped with four independently controlled Mecanum wheels, which use multiple rollers instead of a single tire to achieve omnidirectional movement.

Spider-Dog, Spider-Dog… Does Whatever a Spider-Dog Does

Spider-Dog, Spider-Dog… Does Whatever a Spider-Dog Does
Usually I think dressing a dog or putting a costume on it is pretty dumb. However, THIS is the exception. This dog dressed in a spider costume is awesome. And it scares the bejesus out of people.

noPhone is the Non-Phone That Pushes You to Interact In the Real World

noPhone is the Non-Phone That Pushes You to Interact In the Real World
If you find yourself spending more time on your phone rather than talking with whomever you’re currently having dinner or drinks with, then it’s time to stop and take a step back for a moment. Or better yet, swap your device with the noPhone whenever you’ve got company or when you’ve got plans to head out with a bunch of people.

Cat Keyboard Scratcher: Rhythmemes and Blues

Cat Keyboard Scratcher: Rhythmemes and Blues
You’ve seen the Keyboard Cat meme. Now it’s time for your own feline friend to take center stage by being your resident keyboard cat with this Cat Keyboard Scratcher. As the name implies, it’s a cardboard scratcher for your cat that’s designed to look like a keyboard.

Fish Play Street Fighter: fSport

Fish Play Street Fighter: fSport
I guess this is a thing now. After seeing the hilariously boring Fish Plays Pokémon, software developer Andrew Hill wondered if he could make the same setup but for a fighting game. The result is Fish Play Street Fighter.

Cat-worn Device Sniffs out Wi-Fi Access Points: WarKitteh

Cat-worn Device Sniffs out Wi-Fi Access Points: WarKitteh
Gene Bransfield will make you think about securing your wireless networks the next time you see a cat with a collar. The security engineer has become famous for his goofy invention, the WarKitteh. Hidden in a cat collar, WarKitteh records Wi-Fi access points along with GPS data.

Fish Plays Pokémon, All Arguments Are Invalid

Fish Plays Pokémon, All Arguments Are Invalid
If fish can drive, then they sure as hell can play Pokémon. And that’s exactly what a goldfish named Grayson Hopper is doing – not that he knows he’s doing it – thanks to its owners Patrick Facheris and Catherine Moresco.

Samsung’s Robot Vacuum Cleaner Can Follow Laser Pointers: Watch out, Cats

Samsung’s Robot Vacuum Cleaner Can Follow Laser Pointers: Watch out, Cats
Because a robot vacuum cleaner isn’t unique enough nowadays, Samsung equipped its upcoming VR9000H with a few tricks to make it stand out. The most interesting of which is a feature called Point Cleaning, which will allow you to indirectly control the vacuum cleaner using the laser pointer built into its remote control.

LEGO Flash Meets His Match in this Diorama

LEGO Flash Meets His Match in this Diorama
Growing up I was really into DC Comics’ Flash because he could run really fast and I wanted that super power for myself. I figured I could easily get all the cookies I wanted if my parents couldn’t see me move.

Water to Wine Illusion Box: the Miracle of Air Pressure

Water to Wine Illusion Box: the Miracle of Air Pressure
Earlier this month we featured a concept for a device that turns water and other ingredients into wine. Jason Poel Smith’s hack on the other hand is more for laughs, and is easy to make on your own.
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