Posts Tagged ‘Wacky’
 
 
 
Household
 
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The Contech Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler Keeps Literally Everything Off Your Lawn

The Contech Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler keeps pesky animals off your lawn by spraying them with water when they get near. It covers 1000 square feet while using a nine volt battery for power. While the device itself is...
 
Wacky
 
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Behold, The Portable Watermelon Cooler

The Japanese continue a long history of baffling gadgets with their latest effort, the Portable Watermelon Cooler. It's from a company called Joybond, and is actually capable of both cooling and heating the watermelon. You coul...
 
Videos
 
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pay and sit private bench

Pay For This Bench Or Get Some Spikes Up Your Ass (video)

This might be the most painful concept we've seen in a while. This pay for use bench would let users enjoy a nice bench in the park, until they run out of quarters, after which retractable spikes come up and give you a nice pai...

 
Clothing
 
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Bottle Opener Tshirt
Bottle Opener Tshirt

Bottle Opener T-Shirt (video)

Much like the video depicts you've probably scoured your kitchen and your house to open a cold brewski only to turn up empty handed.  Usually you'd resort to slamming the bottle down on a kitchen corner resulting in a broken co...
 
Wacky
 
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tree hotel

These World-Class Hotel Rooms Just Happen To Be On The Tops Of Trees

Welcome to the future of tree houses. Swedish architects have collaborated on a cool project that aims to get people back to nature by building fancy tree houses as hotel rooms in a remote area of northern Sweden. Now, you coul...
 
Wacky
 
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wine vending machine

Winos Rejoice: The Wine Vending Machine Is Here

In what could be a big shift in how we buy booze, the very first wine vending machines have finally arrived stateside in Pennsylvania. Now, before you or college students think you can just go in at 2 in the morning wasted and ...

 
Videos
 
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Apple’s New Friend Bar Helps Nerds Feel Special (video)

The Onion News has an exclusive scoop on Apple's latest retail creation, the Friend Bar. The Friend Bar is specially designed to help frustrated friends and partners who tire of hearing the latest Apple or gadget blog news over...
 
Wacky
 
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The TV-B-Gone Pro Makes You Enemies Easily

For those that really like pushing people's buttons, the TV-B-Gone Pro is simple yet effective -- it turns off pretty much any TV thanks to IR technology disguised in an iPod looking remote that operates via battery. It works f...
 
Robots
 
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This PR2 Robot Knows How To Shoot Some Pool (video)

A creation of the Willow Garage team, this PR2 robot can do a variety of tasks, including folding clothes. But the team put it to an even cooler use -- playing billiards. Using a special grip and bridge attachment, the PR2 mana...

 
Speakers
 
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usb_shoe_speakers

These High Heel Speakers Are Fashion Forward

These high heel speakers are a little odd, I'll admit. I'm not sure whether a girl would actually want these on their desk -- I'm thinking the audience here lies in more, uh, fringe members of society.  They're from Japanese, a...
 
Spy
 
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Shrub Rover
Shrub Rover

Terrestrial Shrub Rover (video)

Sneak attack!  Finally, someone (Justin Shull) built a movable shrub, just like in the cartoons.  It's officially called the Terrestrial Shrub Rover, an electrically powered shrub on wheels that seems to have no problems moving...
 
Camera
 
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Cross Spy Camera Is Perfect For Priests, Goths

For those who like to spy on others, the Cross Spy Camera records video with an almost imperceptible camera hidden in a cross necklace. It's a great idea, but the audience is a little limited -- you're either really into Marily...