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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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Curved e-Ink Watches Hit Market, Market Considering Lawsuit

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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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Miracle Berry: DIY Tastebud Confusion

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Everyone’s favorite proprietor of things geeky, Thinkgeek, is now peddling a unique kind of ware.  It goes by the name of Miracle Berry Fruit Tablets, and it is purported to cause things that taste sour or bitter to seem sweet.  This product has caused geeks around the world to engage in things they’re calling “flavor [...]

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Chinese Electricute Wine, Make it “Older”. Next Stop: Gymnasts.

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China’s burgeoning wine industry is now looking into technology that would allow them to artificially age wine, cutting a 20 year process of complex chemical reactions down to a 3 minute spin in some machine.  The process involves running “rough wine”, also known as “undrinkable swill” through a pipe that runs through a pair of [...]

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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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Direct TV to Offer 1080p Content?

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When 1080p TVs started rolling out a few years ago, “experts” were claiming that 1080p content was several years away from being widely available over cable or satellite.  It seems like they were correct to some degree, but Direct TV and Dish Network are now starting to beta test “On Demand” 1080p video content (mostly [...]

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HACKED! USB Drive is Concept-y, Awesome

Thumbnail image for HACKED! USB Drive is Concept-y, Awesome August 19, 2008

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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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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