Design

HACKED! USB Drive is Concept-y, Awesome

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Those clever bastards over at Fred & Friends have done it again.  I’m starting to think of these guys as the Anti-Brando.  They come up with original concepts that deliver on our tech dreams (as well as nifty household gadget dreams) that we didn’t even know we had in the first place.  This time, they’ve [...]

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Wii Squeeze is Unnecessary; Stupid

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Hot on the heels of WiiFit, some guy company by the name of “InterAction Laboratories” has come up with this ridiculous Wii Squeeze peripheral.  As would be expected of such an insipid idea, Nintendo has not offered their support to this gadget, but InterAction Labs is optimistic.  They extoll the virtues of their device by [...]

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Chewing Gum Sculptures Make Your Room Smell Like Chewing Gum

Thumbnail image for Chewing Gum Sculptures Make Your Room Smell Like Chewing Gum March 13, 2008

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

Thumbnail image for Old and Busted: Diapers, New Hotness: Pants in a Pinch March 12, 2008

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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Periodic Table Rings Are Inspired By Periodic Table

Thumbnail image for Periodic Table Rings Are Inspired By Periodic Table March 11, 2008

Answer these questions as fast as possible. Ready? What is the periodic abbreviation for Cobalt? What is its atomic mass? Are you proud of yourself for answering that? So, you could answer without cheating; do you want a trophy? How about a ring? Well you can buy one, nerd. Itsnoname, a spousal design team, has [...]

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Fanaway is Retractable Ceiling Fan, Seems Unnecessary

Thumbnail image for Fanaway is Retractable Ceiling Fan, Seems Unnecessary March 10, 2008

If you dislike having to look at your ceiling fan in all of it’s bladed glory, and happen to have your fans within arms reach, then I think that this new concept from beaconlighting  (and deeporange design) is for you. FANAWAY is an advanced ceiling fan with unique aesthetics and energy efficient design. Switched off [...]

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Mooon Phone Has 1 Too Many O’s, Too Much Awesome

Thumbnail image for Mooon Phone Has 1 Too Many O’s, Too Much Awesome March 7, 2008

Designer Sunman Kwon is brilliant. Now that that’s out of the way, we can start figuring out how we’re going to steal this amazing concept phone. It’s such a simple idea, and yet it’s so brilliant at the same time. Now that the bluetooth wireless headsets are starting to become yet another necessity (along with [...]

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Brass Knuckles For Giants Is Also Chair For Normal Sized People

Thumbnail image for Brass Knuckles For Giants Is Also Chair For Normal Sized People March 5, 2008

Somewhere, some giant, giant, violent person is missing this set of brass knuckles. But, since no one claimed it at the lost-and-found, the people over at Fist Fire, decided to turn it into a chair. This display of machismo is obviously worthy of the great Razor Ramon. Old school WWF references aside, this thing is [...]

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