March 2008

E-Ink Watch: Nerdgasm Inducing Timepiece

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New, over at at the little shop of wonders known as thinkgeek, one can find the e-ink based watch known cleverly as the “E-Ink Display Watch“. The E Ink technology used in this watch depicts digital time with the look of electronic paper and can be read accurately and instantly from any angle – vastly [...]

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DIY Douche Baggery

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This DIY project, dubbed “The Stunning Camera”, will show you how to give an electric shock to unsuspecting users. Although this is clever, I have a more… persuasive way of showing people that you are a total douche. It’s called the sucker punch. It’s simple – all you have to do is walk up to [...]

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C-Jump, Because There Are Few Things More Entertaining Than Programming

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C-Jump is sweet because it fuses my two favorite pastimes: board games, and throwing stuff across the room. If you’ve ever tried to program something, and have it fail over and over and over again, no matter how many times you try to fix it, then you’d know why this game, based on C, C++, [...]

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“Batphones” Are Meant To Further Humilate Elderly

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For those of you that did not think that enormous sunglasses were embarrassing enough, designer Matthias Ries has developed massive, plastic ears to dress your most decrepit old person in. These “batphones” are not meant to be a replacement for relatively low profile hearing aids, but are instead intended for those with only slight hearing [...]

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How to Make a Night Vision Headset

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How To Make A Night Vision Headset> Video Jug posted this video (link above) on how to make your own night vision device from an old and obsolete video camera. This is a pretty sweet instructional video, but it can be a bit unsetting for those of us with stalkers. One time, I was walking [...]

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Chewing Gum Sculptures Make Your Room Smell Like Chewing Gum

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If you’re like me, then you used to take chewed gum, stretch it out and make shapes with it. My favorite shape was the sphere. It was easy to make – all I had to do was roll the gum around in my hands, turning the pink tooth-molded gum into a brown ball. Then I [...]

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Family Guy/Star Wars Bobbleheads: Nerds and Collectors Rejoyce!

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Urban Outfitters (proprietors of all things hip, ironic, and kitsch), is now offering some cool bobble heads in honor of the Star Wars episode of Family Guy.  There are three models as of right now: Darth Stewie, ChewBrian, and Quag-3P0 (but I assume that if they sell well enough, there will be more to come).  [...]

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Old and Busted: Diapers, New Hotness: Pants in a Pinch

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Pants in a pinch are pretty much exactly what they sound like: Pants that you can carry around with you, and then put on if you happen to soil yourself.  They will set you back $20, and only currently run in little kid’s sizes, but I think there’s something to be had in this idea.  [...]

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