Design

Meet the Motorcycle that Can’t Fall Over

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Lit Motors has unveiled a new 2-wheeled vehicle that cannot be tipped over. The gyroscopically stabilized machine, dubbed the C-1, was unveiled at TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF 2012. From the popular website: …imagine a vehicle that’s smaller than a Smart Car, nearly a third of the price of a Nissan Leaf ($32,500), safer than a motorcycle [...]

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PacMan Hothead Protects Hands, Breaks Ms. PacMan’s Heart

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New, from everyone’s favorite friends at Fred and Friends, comes the PacMan Hothead.  This nifty little kitchen gadget is the bastard child of video game icon PacMan, and kitchen standby OvenMit.  The PacMan Hothead must have caused Ms. PacMan quite a shock.  His refusal to take her hand in marriage was always a little off-putting [...]

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Wind-It Aims to Bolster Power Grid, Post-It Unavailable for Comment

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Electrical transmission towers, those ugly monuments to our reliance on electricity, have been long overdue for an upgrade.  As a part of Metropolis Magazine’s Next Generation Contest, designed to drum up innovative ideas to “fix our energy addiction”, a trio of French designers came up with the Wind-It.  The basic idea is to install these [...]

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Curved e-Ink Watches Hit Market, Market Considering Lawsuit

Thumbnail image for Curved e-Ink Watches Hit Market, Market Considering Lawsuit May 19, 2009

I’ve written a little about e-Ink watches in the past and one of my favorite makers of these nerdtastic timepieces, Phosphor, just released a new line of watches.  Their old line, featured here, was slick but lacked the kind of polish demonstrated in their latest designs.  These will still induce the same kind of nerdgasms [...]

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Motorola Nest: Filling All Your Asymmetrical Needs

Thumbnail image for Motorola Nest: Filling All Your Asymmetrical Needs May 18, 2009

Motorola hasn’t had a hit phone since the Razr debuted back in 1983 (or at least it feels like that long ago).  The Razr was what people wanted; it was slim, innovative, had a decent camera for the time, and sported a great display.  Rather than improving upon that concept with new phones, they kept [...]

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2GB Skull Ring is Bad, Ass

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Solid Alliance, a company that is well-known for USB Accessories made for the today’s goth/nerd on the go, has decided that a skull ring would be the best vehicle for their new storage solution.  No longer do goth nerds need to carry around functionless chunks of metal on their fingers in the name of being [...]

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Real Thumb Drive is Creepy, Creeps Me Out

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Have you even wanted a thumb drive that was capable of both storing your vital data, as well as scaring the ever-loving shit out of small children?  Well, if so, I have some great news!  Now available over at USB Geek is the USB Real Thumb Drive!  This literal thumb drive sports standard USB 2.0 transfer [...]

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ASUS F6 Laptops Stink (In a Good Way)

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There have been some crazy laptop ideas in the past, but ASUS may have topped them all with their soon-to-be released F6 line of stinky computers.  This line of laptops feature a relatively standard set of specs: 13.3″ WXGA screen, an integrated webcam, an Intel Core2 Duo processor, up to 4GB of RAM support, and [...]

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