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Futuristic Fish Tank Enables Fish To One Day Overthrow Mankind

Futuristic Fish Tank Enables Fish To One Day Overthrow Mankind

Ed Steele November 4, 2005 0

From Yanko Design comes this incredible fishtank: A device that explores the many aspects of biosonic and infrasonic sound. Video capture from outside the tank is combined with the data from flow sensors inside

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Sanyo Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker

Sanyo Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker

Ed Steele September 26, 2005 0

There are many portents that could signify the end of civilization as we know it. Case in point: the Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker. Not only is this annoyingly cute sandwich contraption look just like

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Bitman Video Bulb

Bitman Video Bulb

Ed Steele August 22, 2005 0

Remember Bitman? Bitman is the creation of Japanese Art Performer “Meiwa Denki” and was an 8-bit electronic stick figure who would dance, pose, etc. The newest Bitman creation is the Bitman Video Bulb, which

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Snoopy Speakers

Snoopy Speakers

Ed Steele July 27, 2005 0

Snoopy is the ultimate combination of cute and cool. He is the uber-beagle who has fought in World War I as a Flying Ace and is totally fearless (except maybe for that cat next

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Sanrio Hello Kitty Chess Set

Sanrio Hello Kitty Chess Set

Ed Steele July 26, 2005 0

A former contributor of ours would go mad for this Hello Kitty chess set from Sanrio. Now if only there were a video game version with animated violence, I’d so be there. “Bishop to

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Gupi II: Robotic Guinea Pig

Gupi II: Robotic Guinea Pig

Ed Steele July 26, 2005 0

Somehow we missed out on the original Gupi, but Gupi II is the new and improved robot guinea pig who can react to sound, scuttle about the house without bumping into things, and can

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Hori PS2 Final Fantasy XI: Hori Vana’diel Clock

Hori PS2 Final Fantasy XI: Hori Vana’diel Clock

Ed Steele July 5, 2005 0

This Final Fantasy XI Clock is officially licensed by Square Enix, and for good reason. Square Enix knows just how insane anyone who would buy this clock must be: it has 4 alarms to

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Super Mario Brothers Diorama Sets

Super Mario Brothers Diorama Sets

Ed Steele April 29, 2005 0

J-Box has two different sets of Super Mario Brothers dioramas (or would that be dioramae?) for you to relive your greatest childhood memories. Sure, they’re not as cool as the Tell-Tell Heart diorama, but

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Medicom of Japan: The Matrix Reloaded Kubricks

Medicom of Japan: The Matrix Reloaded Kubricks

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 0

Medicom of Japan makes the Lego figures you wish Lego would make. There are Medicom Kubricks of characters from The Blair Witch Project, Blair Witch 2, Tron, Planet of the Apes, Spiderman, Superman, you

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