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April 8, 2007 - April 14, 2007 Archives

  • April 13, 2007
    The Chork is an eating utensil that combines the power of a fork with the power of chopsticks. Throw in the power of a tiger and you've got yourselves the deadliest utensil known to man. Source [via]... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2007
    I have no idea how they put this together or how they're going to get it apart, but in the words of Digg: "The guy that has to deal with this problem is going to wish he took a sick day." Source... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2007
    This pen has a paper cartridge that holds more than two feet of writing paper in the cap. It's perfect if you find yourself without a Post-It or if you've run out of your own skin to write on. I usually call it quits once the writing goes up to my shoulder. Source... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2007
    Bunny Burn is an annual event that a group of friends (location unknown) organize.The purpose of the party is the spectacular immolation of marshmallow bunny Peeps, centered each year on a different theme. This Easter, the theme of the crime was Robots. One participant, Sengke... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2007
    Georgia Russell is a Scottish artist who uses a scalpel instead of a brush or a pen. She works with books, music scores, maps, newspapers, currency, and photographs, and slices them all up into intricate designs. "What is it of?" you ask. Well it's obvious. It's a tentacle...h... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2007
    These guys made 1:1 scale model of a 1940 Ford Coupe. The box measures 14 feet long by 6 feet high and actually holds the unassembled model. I'd call them geniuses if they weren't so clearly insane. Source... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2007
    This is the world's first x-ray taken by Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen of his wife's hand. Whee. Source... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2007
    The Chronotronix V400 Nixie Clock costs $385 and combines old-fashioned vacuum tubes with modern design and timekeeping. Best of all it would look perfect glued to your time machine. And by time machine I mean giant cardboard box with "time machine" written on the side. A few... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2007
    This hamster-powered paper shredder isn't real, but it should be. It's a design concept by Tom Ballhatchet and is perfect for people with documents so sensitive they not only have to be shredded, but also covered in hamster poo. Source [via]... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2007
    You can get a doormat for $0.99 at Ikea, but if you're a rich fat cat computer programmer you can pick up this "There's no place like 127.0.0.1" doormat for $40. For those of you not in the know, 127.0.0.1 is the IP associated with your localhost, or your home computer. And 8? ... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2007
    Between 11 and 25 March, Swiss artist Felice Varini and his team created an unusual piece of public art that is set to baffle and fascinate visitors to Cardiff Bay barrage. The piece, entitled 3 Ellipses for 3 Locks, was commissioned by arts agency CBAT for the Cardiff Harbour ... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2007
    Apparently you can cut glass with scissors under water. And by cut glass I mean swap out pieces of glass with other pieces of glass as you pretend to cut it. Or magic. That also works.... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2007
    This shower designed by Signorini Design uses ultra slim metallic blocks and attached lights to rain down the water in color, illuminating the streams in yellow, red, blue, or green. I'm just glad they finally made a shower that's as classy as I am. Now I can finally shower in ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2007
    A group of UC Santa Cruz nerds came together over the weekend at the Engineering 2 building to recreate a level of Donkey Kong across four stories using Post-Its. Almost as impressive as that time I ate an entire large pizza by myself. Source... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2007
    Light Wind is an eco-friendly light powered by wind. You just have to make sure there's enough wind, otherwise you'll end up grabbing the propeller and running around in circles to keep your guests from thinking you can't afford lightbulbs. Source... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2007
    These Scrabble Sofas were designed by Stephen Reed Industrial Design for employees at the London offices of Bloomberg, allowing employees to leave each other messages. And by messages I mean words. Hopefully sexy ones. Like "boobies."... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2007
    I can't figure out if this is insanely cute or insanely depressing. Or both, like a bunny performing magic!... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2007
    For $600 you can get yourself one of these Swarovsky crystal Nintendo DS Lite covers. There are five designer covers to choose from, though you'd have to be borderline insane to actually purchase one. Either that or just really really rich. Like me. I spend my free time lightin... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2007
    This glass was designed with a hole in it so that you don't fill it with more than you need. The glass is divided into two sections, and you have to use your fingers to plug the hole if you want more than you need. It's either a clever commentary on waste, or a smart way to sav... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2007
    They'll never see you coming in our ninja bunny hat! Stash your ninja gear in the secret pockets hidden in the ears, or just keep your carrots safe. Stealth! It's about time they came up with an Easter costume that properly conveyed my love of bunnies and of slicing things wit... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2007
    Think Geek is selling this gadget hip holster for $59.99. Although unless your gadgets include a laser gun, you'll look like an idiot wearing this thing around. "Oh no, he's got a gun! No, wait, it's just an MP3 player. An MP3 player gun!" And then you shoot them.... / Continue →