Monthly Archives: March 2008

Japanese Dentristry and Robots

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[GR]2lIJtFMp2Bo[/GR] I guess Japanese dentistry students don’t practice on humans but on robots! The Simroid (aka Pain Girl) reacts when the student drills too far or too deep, and hits a nerve. As one Youtube commenter pointed out “u can do SO MUCH MORE with that then just practice dentistry”....

iPot Emails and Texts Hot Water Usage

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The iPot appears – the translated page isn’t accurate – to be hot a water/coffee maker that can email or text its usage to a preprogrammed handset. According to the garbled copy, the device is geared towards the elderly and children. I’m not sure if you can control the device...

Absolut Unveils New Marketing Campaign: Absolut Machines

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Absolut Vodka’s new marketing campaign involves two massive machines and you. That’s right, you. It’s all pretty crazy and grandiose, but essentially two MIT grads have built two huge machines, one located in NYC and one in Stockholm. The first is machine is The Absolut Quartet, and is what they’ve...

Personal Airplane Air Filters

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Unlike “Airborne”, the manufactures of the PlaneCleanAir filters don’t make any grandiose claims that it will stop colds while traveling. What they do claim, though, is that it will filter out 99.5% of bacteria carried in airplane air vents. The filters attach to most Airbus and Boeing nozzles and not...

325-Foot Floating Island

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Why bother visiting the island when you can ride it, right? Wallyisland (perhaps an ode to the Griswalls) is a behemoth of a boat measuring 325 feet and offers a customizable main deck that can be outfitted with tennis courts, swimming pools, trees, helipads, and more. Does 17.5 knots, can...

Watch Sports Touchscreen, Phone, and More

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The DigitalRist D-RiseTM m600i is quite simply out of control. Not only is it unlocked for use with any SIM card, but it rocks a touchscreen, a 1.3 megapixel camera, mp3 player, voice recorder, Bluetooth, expandable from 60mb to 512mb flash memory, and more. What, no GPS? The only draw...

GTA 4 Multiplayer Screen Shots Leaked

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Check it: Grand Theft Auto 4 multiplayer screen shots (not confirmed). I’ve pulled the ones that depict characters with screen names hovering over their head (there were others, but those looked to be single player). More pics after the ‘leap’...

LG-SH240 Does Human Skin Finish

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No, it doesn’t look like human skin, but it supposed to feel like human skin, the keypad that is. LG is apparently grasping at straws with the SH240 and they’ll do just about anything to garner some attention – hey it worked. Included in the slider phone, besides the novelty,...

Transforming Mirror Sees All Angles

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Obsessed with how you look from all angles? Then put away that hand held mirror (and the icy hot for your neck) and pick up this mirror. The center mirror illuminates – well, until you update your lighting system to accommodate all angles. Mounts with screws or suction cups, and...

World’s Lightest Phone

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Some folks are just straight up spotlight hogs.  As if Modu didn’t recieve enough press about its modular phone, today the handset was announced as the “world’s lightest mobile phone” according to Guinness World Records. The Modu weighs a mind numbing 1.41 oz and measures just 2.8 x 1.4 by...