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May 13, 2007 - May 19, 2007 Archives

  • May 18, 2007
    This robot is called Vinegar and apparently conducts orchestras, although I'm not sure why they designed him to look like the conqueror of worlds. It's tough to concentrate on music when it looks like the conductor is ready to peel your flesh from your bones and laugh in the fa... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2007
    Hey, I could do that too. You know, if I was a robot. ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2007
    This is an animated cartoon of Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes created by Donato Di Carlo for his final project at CFP Milano film school. The voices are in Italian and not fitting at all, but the animation is pretty decent. ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2007
    In the never ending quest to develop watches with harder and harder to tell time comes the WebTime Series Elite. To tell the time on this monster you have to look at where the colored line intersect with the number markings. Which actually isn't that hard, except that there are... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2007
    Connect all 3 houses to the water, eletricity and gas suppliers without crossing any lines. NOTE: This may or may not be impossible, depending on your ability to bend space and time.... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2007
    Ever looked at your wallet and thought to yourself, "Hey, why can't my wallet be made out of cash?" Well it can, my friends. It can. This is a wallet made from a sheet of dollar bills and a piece of tape. Because really, how else are people going to know you're rich unless ever... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2007
    Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute's Production Systems and Design Technology lab have created software designed to take scans of shredded documents and piece them back together. The scans are "analysed by a cluster of 16 computers for 25 features, including color, shape, ... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2007
    This PC was the winner of Microsoft's Next-Gen PC Design Competition. The design is called MADE (Massively Administered Digital Entities) in China and consists of a touch screen interface and remote servers that store application data. Additionally, there's a chopsticks-like st... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2007
    These HideAway coats offer a unique way to hide in plain sight by turning into a variety of pre-shaped objects. Basically throw one on and - like the ancient ninja - you'll become invisible to your enemies. This is assuming, of course, that you're in the woods or a park or some... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    When retired policeman Andy Key went on a trip to Rome, he was struck by the beauty of sunlight streaming through a window in the Vatican. As the Pope made an address nearby, he decided to capture the stunning image on his camera. But it was only when Mr Key, 48, and his wife S... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    There's nothing I can say that wouldn't ruin it, so just watch until the end. ... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    Want do destroy a sheep's self esteem? Put a scary mask on it.... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    What you're looking at is the most expensive toy in Japan, costing around $41,468. The Gundam Fixed Platinum was created by Bandai Co. and is a miniature of the Gundam robot from the anime series. The thing weighs 45 oz, stands 5 inches tall, and is made from pure platinum. Mel... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    The Fun Slides Carpet Skates are exactly what they sound like: carpet skates. You put them on over your shoes and then start skating away. I imagine it to feel similar to skating on tile with your socks. Or skating on rainbows with your imagination. Source... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2007
    If you have to wear a hard hat, you might as well wear one shaped like a cowboy hat. These cowboy hard hats are made from the same stuff as regular hard hats and even comply with ANSI regulations. Although personally, I'd rather have one in the shape of a Trojan helmet. I'd wea... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    This door mat was designed to look like a New York City manhole cover. It costs $29.99 and really adds a level of, um, cityness to your home. Although if you really want to complete the look you should also spit gum on your floor and maybe hire some homeless people to wander ar... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    LG Philips has developed the world's first electronic paper. The e-paper is just 0.3 mm thin, and to be energy efficient the display only uses power when the image changes. And, like every other display ever created, marks another step in man's never-ending quest to find more w... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    Instructables has a tutorial on how to build this ice bulb, which is basically an LED encased in ice. Not sure where or when you'd ever use it, but it sure looks neat. Kind of makes me want to encase more things in ice. Like my toaster. Or my computer. Or that kid down the str... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    This video shows how to hack a suitcase lock in under 60 seconds. Although I've developed a way to hack them in under 6. And yeah, maybe my way involves a hammer, but that's how you know it's effective.... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    If you're going to get a tattoo of somebody's face on your arm, it usually helps if you go to a guy who actually knows what the heck they're doing. I believe this guy skipped the tattoo parlor and had this done at Pizza Hut. Source... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    This gas mask shower head was designed by Chris Domino to resemble a guy in a gas mask coming out of the wall. Which is perfect for anybody who's always wanted to be afraid of their shower. Although personally, instead of installing a creepy shower head I just keep a shark in m... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2007
    The best thing to come out of the dot-com crash? Domino PCs! These clowns took 86 PCs and lined them up like dominos. And then, well, pushed them over. The PCs were eventually given away to charity or recycled as part of an overall hardware deal, but I still say they should've ... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    digg_url = 'http://geekologie.com/2007/05/how_not_to_ship_a_plasma_tv.php';The guy who shipped this may or may not have been a professional delivery person. It's tough to tell based on the work he did on this plasma TV. Seriously though, he might as well have shipped this thin... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    This panda chair was created by attaching a bunch of stuffed pandas to a metal base. Which looks really cool, but also really uncomfortable. Plus it's not nearly as nice as my panda chair, which is made from real pandas. It's cute and illegal.... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    The Jacuzzi Morphosis Omega Steam Shower with Hydromassage is a steam shower designed by Ferrari design company Pininfarina. The thing costs $27,126 and will make everything else in your bathroom look like crap, but it's worth it just to say you own a shower designed by Pininf... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    I bet all you people who thought professional wrestling was fake are feeling pretty stupid right about now.... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2007
    If you're just completely insane, you might enjoy this cell phone bed which originally sells for $22. Because really, why simply charge your cell phone when you can tuck it in and sing it lullabies? ... / Continue →