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  • January 24, 2014
    This is the USB powered pollen mask made and sold by Japanese weird shit retailer Thanko ($38). It makes the perfect accessory for anybody who wants to trick-or-treat this year as a beekeeper or nuclear power plant worker. The mask works by drawing outside air in through a po... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2013
    Note: Not a real fire, I just added that for effect. This is the FlameStower USB charger (links to Kickstarter campaign if you want to order one). It charges any USB enabled device with the power of fire. You just unfold the unit, fill the cup on top with water (no word if s... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2013
    This is some weird-ass cartoon commercial from Japan for the Jii lighter, a contact lighter (no flame, just a hot coil) that is USB rechargeable. The commercial starts on a dark and stormy night when a mad scientist creates the lighter Frankenstein style, which then proceeds t... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2012
    This is the $25 USB Squirming Tentacle from ThinkGeek. You plug it in and it squirms. AND THAT'S ALL. It doesn't store any data or anything, it just squirms. It's the textbook definition of a novelty product. You want to see something squirm for cheaper? Here's what you d... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2011
    Note to self: no more borrowing flash drives. Designer Ti Chang (of Knife Coathook fame) just sent me her latest coming-to-market concept: the Duet, a USB flash drive vibrator. Well she didn't actually SEND me one, just the info. Otherwise I'd have a USB vibrator in my butt ... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2011
    'Raspberry Pi' is a $25 computer on a USB drive. It's also delicious, so I'm more than a little miffed I don't have anything but a half gallon of Juicy Juice and a single expired yogurt in the fridge right now. Oh -- what's this?! Moldy cottage cheese. *tastes, begins retch... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2011
    Flashkus USB drives from Art Levedev Studios: they're made out of cardboard. Why the hell you'd make a flashdrive out of cardboard is beyond me, but maybe Mother Nature was really pushing for them as part of her anti-plastic campaign. GET OVER IT LADY -- MILK JUGS WILL NEVER ... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2010
    Pepper Mouth is a little USB peripheral that monitors your typing and releasing a stinky-ass spray if you type dirty words. *poof* WHAT -- because I typed stinky-ass? *poof* Mmmm -- I love a good stink. This first version blasts its obnoxious peppery smell whenever it detec... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2010
    This is an Australian wind farm that, when viewed from above, looks suspiciously like a bunch of USB cables. What's up with that?! Now I'm not saying this proves my conspiracy theory about the Australian government being infiltrated by aliens so they can use the continent as ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2010
    Ramiro Pareja Veredas went and had functional circuitboard business cards made. When a potential employer breaks off the extra prongs and inserts the device into a USB port, BANGARANG! -- Ramiro's cover letter/resume. Just don't give 'em the one with your nudie pics! Per Ram... / Continue →