Grim Reaper-Like Type 02 Vinegar Bot

Grim Reaper-Like Type 02 Vinegar Bot

Looks-wise, the Type 02 isn’t the kind of robot you’d wanna bump into in a dark alley. Yet despite its black, Grim Reaper-like profile, the Type 02 isn’t a Terminator in disguise. No, this baby was created for the Tamanoi Vinegar Corporation to give presentations on, yep, vinegar. The robot…

Settling this iPhone vs. LG Prada Nonsense

Settling this iPhone vs. LG Prada Nonsense

We’re a month or so from iPhone, and phone nuts talk about the LG Prada as being one of its main competitors. Another one of those “iPhone-Killers” every phone company is pushing. But I just got an LG Prada, and based on my hands on time with that and my…

Maker Faire Starts Tomorrow

Maker Faire Starts Tomorrow

The San Mateo fairgrounds in California are hopping because tomorrow is the start of Maker Faire. The fair will be a weekend full of projects, demonstrations, entertainment and fun where the DIY’ers across the world come together to show off their goods. Hit the link below to see everything that…

R/C Pterosaur Lives Up To Its Name, Actually Soars

R/C Pterosaur Lives Up To Its Name, Actually Soars

No longer will you watch War Games, green with envy when Dr. Falken plays with his homemade flying dino. For $69.95, you can order your own, a green potbellied “durable foam” version that Firebox claims will swoop and glide around the park (or cubicle cluster). More pics and info after…

Velcro 2.0 Can Support 8x More Weight Than Current Version

Velcro 2.0 Can Support 8x More Weight Than Current Version

You’d think an invention like Velcro couldn’t be redesigned, but don’t tell that to Leonard Duffy. The 66-year-old architect has created a new Velcro he dubs “slidingly engaging fasteners.” The fasteners don’t make that tearing noise when you unfasten them, they don’t wear down, and they can support 8x more…

Carry This Hammock With You, But Not Too Far

Carry This Hammock With You, But Not Too Far

It’s getting to be hammock season, and we want to assist you in your lazy, hazy and crazy activities for the summer, so what better idea than to show you this Discovery Deluxe Portable Hammock? Well, “luggable” might be a more accurate word, because the thing weighs 22 pounds. If…

Dahan Unveils the T-View, 120 Inches of Touchability

Dahan Unveils the T-View, 120 Inches of Touchability

Korean company Dahan has come up with a monster ten-foot touchscreen with an amazing 10 millisecond response time. The T-View runs in Windows 2000 or XP, uses Rear projection and a surface mirror system, and corresponds to multi-finger touch – rather how I imagine Hugh Hefner does. As for price…

Z-Box Stand Alone Bedroom for Lofts

Z-Box Stand Alone Bedroom for Lofts

Build an extra bedroom into an apartment with architect Dan Hisel’s Z-Box. The Z, which stands for ZZZs, is a 12 foot squared, 10 foot tall box has a translucent polycarbonate shell, lined with douglas fir wood. Inside, there’s room for a bed, nighttables, lamps, and shelves backlit with windows,…

Video: Cash Money Wallet to Hold Your Cash Money

Video: Cash Money Wallet to Hold Your Cash Money

While you could always show off how hot and heavy your pocket is with a money clip force-fed with Franklins, why not go one step further and make your money-carrying apparatus out of Franklins? The guy in the vid uses dollar bills, but if you’re ballin’, you don’t have time…

Dealzmodo USA: ScotteVest Spring Cleaning Sale

Dealzmodo USA: ScotteVest Spring Cleaning Sale

ScotteVest, the company know for their very gadget-friendly clothing, is having one hell of a sale. Enter the coupon code THANKS at checkout to receive 50-percent off your order. The SeV clothing includes pockets for gadgets and gear of all shapes and types. Polos, pullovers and jackets, oh my! –Travis…

Afghanistan Rescue Robot Hauls Suitcases, Drags Ass

Afghanistan Rescue Robot Hauls Suitcases, Drags Ass

I encountered this Star Wars reject at the RoboBusiness 2007 conference in Boston this week. Not only can this crane-happy robot diffuse bombs, hold a fire hose, and give injections, it will also drag your ass six ways from Sunday across the craggy desert—usually to safety, though in my case…

MasterCard PayPass Embedded in a Watch

MasterCard PayPass Embedded in a Watch

MasterCard is spreading its PayPass technology far and wide, and a simple tap of a little key fob device is as good as showing a credit card with no receipt signing to be done at all. Now the company has rolled out a program starting at Garanti bank in Turkey…

Toasty the Toaster Burns Your Toast in Retro Style

Toasty the Toaster Burns Your Toast in Retro Style

Those kooky designers are feeding our toast fetish again this morning, and this time it’s Toasty, a design concept for a cassette deck–style toaster. Designer Arthur Wu tips his hat to the old cassette deck tilt-away routine while catering to that loneliest number, one, which is all this retro-chic postmodern…

With a Powersurf FX, Surf’s Always Up

With a Powersurf FX, Surf’s Always Up

Surfing is an entirely different sport when you have the Powersurf FX’s 9.5hp four-stroke engine on board. Control this baby with its handheld throttle and you can steer it just like a conventional surfboard by leaning to the left or right. Its engine works with a similar principle to a…

LG Z1Pro Laptop is Sweet Like Chocolate

LG Z1Pro Laptop is Sweet Like Chocolate

This is something that will have the Footballers’ Wives set squealing with glee – if they’re planning a trip to the Far East, that is. LG’s new Z1Pro laptop has been designed with Vista’s Sideshow in mind. The shiny black portable boasts a 2.5-inch display on the top cover, complete…

Hamster-Powered Paper Shredder Mark II

Hamster-Powered Paper Shredder Mark II

Tom Ballhatchet, of Hamster Paper Shredder fame has gone on to develop a better model. The cage’s top and bottom are now matching in lipstick red, and there are slots for depositing food and water next to the paper slot. Gearing is internal, which makes us wonder about Hammy’s safety,…