Gadgets

Laser-Guided Scissors Are Unnecessary, Accurate; Terrify Children

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Nothing says,”put this next to your child’s head” quite like a laser-sight attached to a pair of blades.  In an attempt to create cleaner, straighter cuts, the good folks over at thinkgeek have attached a laser to the top of a pair of scissors, projecting a laser beam across the surface that is about to [...]

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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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How to Make a Night Vision Headset

Thumbnail image for How to Make a Night Vision Headset March 14, 2008

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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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

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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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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Dry Erase Belt Buckle: Write Notes on Your Crotch!

Thumbnail image for Dry Erase Belt Buckle: Write Notes on Your Crotch! March 10, 2008

New, from 2bhipbuckels.com, comes the Dry Erase Belt buckle (which may or may not actually be hip).  This piece of analog DIY Belt-bucking flies in the face of decades months of geeky digital belt buckle dominance.  This thing seems like the best bar accessory I’ve seen in a long time.  I’ve spent years trying to [...]

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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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