Posts Tagged: "Wacky"

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Terrestrial Shrub Rover (video)

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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 over roads and grass.  Inside is room for one and 3 LCD cameras.  In the...

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Cross Spy Camera Is Perfect For Priests, Goths

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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 Marilyn Manson or Christian Rock to sport one of these...

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Zip-Up Chair

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What’s it like to sit in a giant bundle of cotton swabs?  I certainly couldn’t tell you but this chair design from Kim In-bo has gotta be the closest thing.  The Zip-up Chair contains a whole mess of giant padded strips.  When you unzip the sheath you can fold or...

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The iPad Suit Is For The Sartorially Inclined

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Say you’re a businessman, with an iPad you love carrying around, but you’re completely averse to putting it in a briefcase (look, just roll with me here). Apparently there were enough of these people complaining about their predicament that New York City’s Mohan Custom Tailers designed a suit specifically for...

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The CarPuchino Is A Car Powered By Coffee & A Corny Name

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This, my friends, is the CarPuchino, the world’s first coffee powered car. It will probably be the world’s last coffee powered car, too, since it takes about $10/mile to run. But it’s still awesome. Created by the BCC1’s Bang Goes The Theory television show, its a converted 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco...

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LED Pacifier

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Why does the LED Pacifier seem so wrong?  Perhaps it’s because it could possibly mess with your baby’s development, or do the complete opposite and make them into some sort of savant (hopefully a card counting one).  In any case it’s just $5, making it a solidified impulse purchase and...

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Concrete USB Drive Brings Some Physicality To Bytes

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Sure, we all know a gigabyte is a lot of storage, especially looking back to what we used to have. Since it’s all digital data, though, it’s still a pretty intangible thing to conceptualize. Well, here’s something a little more concrete (pun totally intended). This concrete USB drive weights as...

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Uzi Tactical Pen Will Blast Enemies In The Jugular

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As the saying goes, ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’.  The Uzi Tactical Pen looks like your everyday, garden variety writing utensil, right?  Wrong.  The crown of the pen is ultra sharp and can be jammed into an assailant’s body part to not only ward off an attack, but...

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Mitsubishi Unveils Huge Elevators With 80-Person Capacity

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Mitsubishi has just announced the installation of elevators with eighty person capacity within an office building in Osaka, Japan. The elevators each measure 11.2 x 9.2 feet and are 8.5 feet high, with a weight limit of 5,250 pounds. Glass windows allow riders to look outside and get nauseous from...