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Miracle Berry: DIY Tastebud Confusion

Thumbnail image for Miracle Berry: DIY Tastebud Confusion May 17, 2009

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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ASUS F6 Laptops Stink (In a Good Way)

Thumbnail image for ASUS F6 Laptops Stink (In a Good Way) August 25, 2008

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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SportBeans: Caffinated Jelly Beans for Athletes?

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Jelly Beans are candy.  As far as I know, athletes generally try and avoid foods such as jelly beans because they are unhealthy.  Jelly Belly has tried to find a way around this negative connotation among the athlete demographic by adding caffeine to their beans and rebranding them as “SportBeans”.  I think that Jelly Belly [...]

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iPhone Telescope, For Your Long-Distance Creepy Needs

Thumbnail image for iPhone Telescope, For Your Long-Distance Creepy Needs January 24, 2008

Brando, the company who seems to make a telescoping lens for everything, has decided to put their handiwork towards a telephoto lens for the iPhone. Selling for $19, you can now look like a total creeper while taking pictures with your iPhone. To put it into Brando’s own completely incomprehensible totally clear words… The new [...]

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Tentacle Arm is Real, Japanese Perverts Rejoyce

Thumbnail image for Tentacle Arm is Real, Japanese Perverts Rejoyce January 18, 2008

The Gaia Online Website, despite its vast catalogue of incredibly creepy awesome items, has come up with what is its creepiest most awesome item ever. Enter the “Tentacle Arm”. The website lauds the superiority of suction cups over our primitive “apelike arms”. I don’t know about you, but I thought that whole “opposing thumbs” thing [...]

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Primer Breath Spray is Mint, Deadly

Thumbnail image for Primer Breath Spray is Mint, Deadly January 16, 2008

The good folks at www.thinkgeek.com are always trying to come up with new ways to add caffeine to our lives. From showershock (caffeinated soap), to caffeinated sunflower seeds, there’s nothing that these guys won’t add caffeine to. Their newest product designed to sharpen our minds and rot our bodies is called “Primer Caffeinated Breath Spray”. [...]

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Final Fantasy Potion is Phallic

Thumbnail image for Final Fantasy Potion is Phallic January 16, 2008

Square-Enix and Suntory Limited have teamed up to deliver what scientists are calling a “Miracle Potion”. It is a real-life reproduction of the life-giving tonic found in the Final Fantasy series of games. Suntory Limited is claiming that it has the ability to “heal any wound, and restore all magical powers to the imbiber of [...]

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