When I first saw this clock design, I was scratching my head wondering why you’d want a clock that doesn’t keep time at all. After all, who wants a clock that you have to manually change the time on every time the minute changes?
This wouldn’t be the first time I’ve seen a clock fabricated from an old hard drive. But this is by far the most amazing, dramatic hard drive clock you’ll see today. Or any day for that matter.
Polish modder mb1988 built this hard drive clock uses the old persistence-of-vision (POV) illusion, which display phantom “hands” on the face of the spinning drive platter.
Look at this thing. Do you want it sitting under your desk, or worse, on top of it, stretching those skeletal robot doom fingers toward your soul? Or, y’know, your son. Really, whatever’s convenient. (Note: the correct answer here is no).
Don’t get me wrong.
If you’re going to go custom, you might as well go all the way with it–at least, that seems to be the philosophy this modder embraced for this Gears of War-inspired Xbox 360 controller. Not content simply to slap on a custom design, velocitti added the franchise’s logo and brightened up the blood-red skull with a nice LED glow.
Add a few artful paint spatters for that oh-my-god-there’s-blood-everywhere affect (hey, it’s a violent game) and this has got to be the perfect controller for Gears of War.
Gizmodo scored a few up close photos of the gScreen Spacebook, a laptop with two 15.4-inch LED-backlit screens. It was designed with “professional designers, filmmakers, photographers” and the military in mind, but I’m sure there are gamers who are already saving up for the privilege of owning a portable dual-screen set-up.
Although the Spacebook might be stretching the meaning of “portable”, as Gizmodo estimates that the thing will weigh at least 12 lbs.
This just in… It turns out the very first MAC computer was not released in 1984 by Apple. In fact, you can get your hands on a very rare candy apple red MAC made all the way back in 1980 if you’re the high bidder over on eBay.
What might television look like in hell? Maybe a bit like this.
This incredibly lo-fi SatanVision television set was designed by David Forbes. It’s outputs of an unbelievably crappy 128×96 resolution image, and all of the pixels are red.
Well it’s been a while since I’ve come across any modern lighting that I would actually call “super cool”, but these unique adjustable fixtures definitely deserve their name. So I guess it’s a good thing that they’re named these lamps Supercool.
Designed by Germany’s hansandfranz for Macrolux, the Supercool lamp features a dynamic, adjustable structure that lets it fit just about anywhere.
These cool new watches from Japan are the first LED timepieces I’ve seen that feature a touch-sensitive display.
Created by Japan’s SeaHope, the Dual Touch LED watch has a display that can react to your touch.
This bizarre light-up gas mask is clearly designed for those late night parties that get REALLY out of hand.
Found hidden amongst the millions of items for sale over on eBay, Cyb3rBurn’s “Cyber Rave Goth Trance LED light-up Halloween Gas Mask” will definitely draw attention the next time you’re hanging out with your friends on the dance floor.
While I’ve been waiting a really long time for the Alien Abduction Lamp to finally get mass-produced, I guess I’ll have to settle for this glowing green orb lamp from Japan for now.
These little spherical lamps sure look like some sort of retro spacecraft to me, especially the glowing green part, and the tripod legs.
The LIT Urban Underglow LED lighting kit is a great way to add a bold splash of color to any room.
These brightly illuminated LED strips from LIT let you morph any piece of furniture into a colorful new canvas.
This dramatic replacement case for the Xbox 360 is a great way to give your 360 system the much-needed makeover it deserves.
Despite its name, the new XCM Black Light Chameleon case doesn’t actually have a black light in it.
Okay, so LED-equipped headphones aren’t that useless, because as the video below shows, people can put it on when they’re jogging at night. But I’m sure the incessant blinking of the LEDs will tempt motorists to run you over anyway.
As its name implies, the LEDs in Blink headphones sync with the music being played, allowing you to induce epileptic seizures within a 5-foot radius simply by listening to Squarepusher.
The Darth Vader lightsaber flashlight is equipped with 4 LED lights and has various authentic sound effects.
I guess that’s all a lightsaber can do in the hands of mere mortals. I’m also wondering if the red light is any good for illumination, or for adding a sense of dread on dark nights.