Horrifying Cuckoo Clock Design From The Shining

Horrifying Cuckoo Clock Design From The Shining

Who knew the mild-mannered cuckoo clock could evolve into such a gruesome object? Fans of the Stanley Kubrick film The Shining will adore this takeoff on the innocent pop-out clock, where every hour Jack Nicholson’s crazed face pops through the door, yelling “Here’s Johnny!” as Shelley Duvall screams in terror….

Halo 3 Zune Up For Pre-Order, Released June 15

Halo 3 Zune Up For Pre-Order, Released June 15

Fans of the special edition Halo 3 Zune can head over to EBGames or Gamestop (they’re the same thing) and pre-order one for the release on June 15. If pre-ordering this is anything like pre-ordering anything else at EB, you’ll hand them five bucks and they’ll try and get you…

Evergreen Flash-to-USB Stick Will Take Cards

Evergreen Flash-to-USB Stick Will Take Cards

This Evergreen USB adaptor is for people who like to play with slots – of the flash memory kind. It’s a USB memory stick with a slot for memory cards, so it’s more like an adaptor, really. They have all sorts of models, ones which accept anything from Compact Flash,…

Visualux delivers best digital carpet ever

Visualux delivers best digital carpet ever

Well, not quite a carpet, but of all the interactive floor screens I’ve seen, this makes the rest look like dinky toys. It’s a plaything too, which is great. All about delivering a “social audiovisual immersive experience” for nightclub goers, and an amazing new toy for VJs to work with….

HP e-Book Reader Design Fakes Turning Pages

HP e-Book Reader Design Fakes Turning Pages

Although there’ve been lots of eBooks the past year, none of them have had this HP concept that was demoed at the HP Mobility Summit. Instead of pressing a button to turn the page (which you can presumably still do) there are touch strips on the top, bottom, and sides…

Reee Chair is Made of Recycled Consoles

Reee Chair is Made of Recycled Consoles

Rather than leaving those old consoles sitting in a closet for ages, why not recycle the oldie and get a chair out of the whole deal? The Reee chair is a chair by the Pli design company and it is constructed out of 100 percent recycled game console casings. All…

Dealzmodo USA: Save up to $822 on Sony Vaio Notebooks

Dealzmodo USA: Save up to $822 on Sony Vaio Notebooks

You’re used to seeing the Dell laptops around the Dealzmodo neighbourhood, but today we have some Sony Vaio refurbished notebook up for grabs. Here they are in convenient bullet-list form, courtesy of Dealhack. “¢ Vaio VGN-SZ440 for $2146 – $751 instant savings = $1395. Includes 2GHz Core 2 Duo CPU,…

Gasmask Becomes Most Terrifying Showerhead Ever

Gasmask Becomes Most Terrifying Showerhead Ever

Showers are great and all, but sometimes I wish they could be more terrifying. That’s why I like this Gasmask Showerhead. It strikes fear deep into my soul, which is what I look for in a bathroom appliance. It’s the details that make it special: the eye-holes hold your soap,…

Motorola May 07 Mystery Phone Unveiling

Motorola May 07 Mystery Phone Unveiling

We’re here in a nice old building in New York’s Chelsea district to check out the unveiling of Motorola’s new phones. First up was Ming touchscreen clamshell. Then Q smartphone refresh: the Q8 and 3G-capable Q9. Next was ROKR Z6 music phone and Moto Z8 entertainment phone. Coup de grace:…

NewsBreaker, Like a Group Wii Experience

NewsBreaker, Like a Group Wii Experience

We briefly mentioned MSNBC.com’s NewsBreaker Live Interactive Cinema game last week at our beloved bro site Kotaku, and now here’s video footage of that crowd gaming experience, where humans take the role of joysticks and collectively play a rousing game of Breakout. A motion sensor in front of the theater…

How To: Repel Sharks with Magnets

How To: Repel Sharks with Magnets

Here’s a cool trick Eric Stroud and and Michael Herrmann discovered: Sharks hate magnets. And the thing is, anyone who is a shark geek and a magnet geek can kind of mentally put it together. With the shark being able to sense weak currents in the water, this has GOT…

Apple Bearbricks

Apple Bearbricks

Check this out. Order a Mac in Japan, get a free Bearbrick. Cool, but not quite topping my favorite Lego/Apple Mashup ever, the 1984 ad diorama in building blocks. ” Brian Lam Apple Bearbrick [Plastic Bamboo]

Dealzmodo USA: Get a Wii for $50

Dealzmodo USA: Get a Wii for $50

We’re big fans of the online game rental company Gamefly here, so this deal is both fantastic and devious, depending on how ethical you are. Gamefly has a deal going that will give you either a Wii or one year of Gamefly if you get five of your friends to…

Transformers Watches Make You Feel, Look Like a Kid Again

Transformers Watches Make You Feel, Look Like a Kid Again

If you’re one of the few people (like us) still eagerly awaiting the summer blockbuster spectacular Transformers, you’ll love these transformers watches from Seiko. They may be goofy, and they may be supremely low tech, but they’re definitely made for the nine-year-old boy inside of you. Note: we said the…

Water Mortar Drenches the Competition

Water Mortar Drenches the Competition

The traditional summer water balloon fight just got a little more intense. Fill up a water balloon and load it into this shoulder-mounted water mortar. It uses a spring-loaded mechanism to fire the water balloon. The effective range is anywhere from 15 to 20 feet, and this device is sure…

JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 Hands On

JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 Hands On

We’ve been eagerly awaiting a chance to get our hands on the JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 hard drive camcorder, and now that we’ve had one here for the past few days, we were not disappointed. Here are our impressions of its usability, picture quality and overall design. Holding the camcorder…