Tunnel Between Russia and Alaska in the Works

Tunnel Between Russia and Alaska in the Works

There’s a project in the works to build the world’s longest tunnel, a whopping 64 miles long, between Russia and Alaska. Not for the claustrophobic, the tunnel will take from 10-15 years to build at a cost of $10-12 billion. It’s a Russian plan, and they’ll be presenting their project…

Japanese Alarm Clock Grabs Music from Phones

Japanese Alarm Clock Grabs Music from Phones

This simple yet useful alarm clock from Japan can grab up to five songs from any Japanese cellphone wirelessly via IR. It doesn’t have a monster hard drive or a bevy of different card slots or a USB port, but just one simple feature that works as advertised. It’s pretty…

Breath Alert Stank Mouth Detector

Breath Alert Stank Mouth Detector

Admit it, that whole cupping your hand over your mouth trick works about as well as an ice cream parlor in the middle of hell. The Breath Alert is here to help. This gadget is actually pretty scientific. It will detect the levels of volatile sulfide compounds and hydrocarbon gas…

Hua Long’s IP2000 iPhone Clone Arrives

Hua Long’s IP2000 iPhone Clone Arrives

Following Meizu and Deeda‘s lead, Hua Long‘s introducing a phone that bears quite a bit of resemblance to Apple‘s iPhone. However, other than looks, there’s not much else that resembles the iPhone. The innards house a dual-band GSM phone with a 3.5-inch non-touch screen, 2-megapixel camera, MP3/3GP/MP4 playback and just…

Low End Theory: Gadgets Are the New ChapStick

Low End Theory: Gadgets Are the New ChapStick

By Brendan I. Koerner Totally against my will, the missus dragged me along to Bed Bath & Beyond a couple of weekends ago. (Insert whip-cracking sound effects, wise guys.) It was every bit as horrific as I’d feared”I must lack whatever gene enables some folks to swoon over Casabella all-purpose…

Portrait of Suspected Sony Ericsson W999i Cellphone Surfaces

Portrait of Suspected Sony Ericsson W999i Cellphone Surfaces

Although some fuzzy-wuzzy pictures of this cellphone have been floating around a few forums, here’s the clearest one we’ve seen yet, this sweet Sony Ericsson Walkman slider handset that could possibly be the w999i. Details are sketchy at this point, but rumor has this thin little handset measuring just 12.5mm…

Suit Up Your Laptop

Suit Up Your Laptop

One thing that Apple has bashed into our heads, what with all of the Mac vs. PC commercials, is that Macs aren’t very accepted in the stodgy corporate world. But don’t worry Apple lovers, we found a laptop case that will disguise your trendy little MacBook so that you can…

Fancy New Camera Lets You Unblur Your Pictures

Fancy New Camera Lets You Unblur Your Pictures

You know what sucks? Taking a picture and then realizing later that the autofocus screwed you over and delivered a blurry shot. There’s really nothing you can do about it at that point, so you’re stuck with a fuzzy picture and friends that now know how inept you are with…

Clippy Tries to do One Last Good Deed!

Clippy may be dead and gone, but here’s a video of him trying to do one last good deed before being killed off. If you’re not familiar with Karl Rove, check that link. ” Jason Chen Karl Rove’s Last Chance to Do Right… or, Less Wrong, Anyway [This Just In…

Rumor Smashed: Microsoft Not Selling Fuel Cell Chargers

Rumor Smashed: Microsoft Not Selling Fuel Cell Chargers

Ignore that rumor about Microsoft making fuel cell rechargers for the Zune. The company’s just said they’re only ordering these things to give away at events such as CES, CTIA and AVN. What, you didn’t see Microsoft‘s booth at AVN? It was pure debauchery. ” Jason Chen Microsoft Denies it…

Hands-On With Kangaroom’s Cable Organizers

Hands-On With Kangaroom’s Cable Organizers

We’ve covered Kangaroom‘s organizers a bit before, but for the uninitiated, they specialize in making organizers that either hide or arrange your cables and gadgets in a neat way. We’ve got the Cellphone Charging Station, the Phone/PDA Charging Station, the Divided Cord Storage & Organizer, and the Travel Cord Storage…

Desktop Trebuchet for Old School Cubicle Warfare

Desktop Trebuchet for Old School Cubicle Warfare

If the USB missile launcher is a little too new-school for you, the desktop trebuchet may be the perfect addition to that arsenal of cubical warfare weapons. It is available for $30 and assembly is required. “Travis Hudson Product Page [Via nerdapproved]

Adjustable Breast Implants for the Indecisive

Adjustable Breast Implants for the Indecisive

Too big or too small breast implants getting you down? Cheer up, Sally or Jimmy (soon to be Jane). The adjustable breast augmentation will ensure that you and your loved ones are completely satisfied with your new chest addition. These breast implants have a port where a control pump can…

Sony Clock Radio has Integrated Spy Cam

Sony Clock Radio has Integrated Spy Cam

Got the voyeur itch? Scratch it with this Sony-branded clock radio that has been modified to include a full-color camera and microphone. The camera and microphone are attached to a wireless transmitter that can shoot the information to a receiver up to 100 meters away for viewing and listening. The…

Toshiba Develops 16GB Flash Chips

Toshiba Develops 16GB Flash Chips

Toshiba has unveiled their new 16GB flash memory chips, the largest available so far. Designed for use in phones and music players, it’s yet another step toward hard drive based players such as the Video iPod going bye-bye. It’s awesome to see this type of thing being developed, and I…

Swarms of Magic Smart Dust to Explore Other Planets

Swarms of Magic Smart Dust to Explore Other Planets

Nanotech scientists at the University of Glasgow are figuring out how to use smart dust to explore planets. Each piece of dust would be about a millimeter wide, and would have a processor, sensors, a generator and digital communications gear on board. It would be covered with a shape-shifting plastic…

First Shots of the Sony Ericsson P700i Smartphone

First Shots of the Sony Ericsson P700i Smartphone

Thanks to a mysterious user by the name of deuxani, we now have a better look at Sony Ericsson‘s forthcoming P700i smartphone. The phone will come with a 2.6-inch QVGA screen and 3.2-megapixel camera with duplex LED light. It’ll have three flavors of wireless including 3G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. As…

Xilt Mod Gives Xbox 360 Wii-Like Tilt Controls

Xilt Mod Gives Xbox 360 Wii-Like Tilt Controls

Xilt, a mod for an Xbox 360 controller, will be available in about a week, letting you tilt forward and back or left and right with your wired or wireless Xbox 360 controller using an accelerometer similar to the one in the Nintendo Wii. It’s a do-it-yourself kind of thing,…

YouTube Leashed: “Claim Your Content” Is On Its Way

YouTube Leashed: “Claim Your Content” Is On Its Way

It may sound like a game show for accountants, but Claim Your Content is actually the name of YouTube's new content monitoring tool. As near as we can figure, it's an automated feature that accompanies every user-uploaded video. Content owners, including such publicly announced Claim Your Content charter members as…

Boobies: The Executive Desk Toy

Boobies: The Executive Desk Toy

Remember the pendulum executive desk toys that were so popular in the '80s? Then you'll be familiar with Mrs. Newton's Knockers. A few questions though. Does Mrs. Newton herself have five breasts? More than five breasts? Are these someone else's breasts? Did she take one each from five women, or…