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Facebook in the Shower with the Social Shower Curtain

Facebook in the Shower with the Social Shower Curtain

Ed Steele March 29, 2012 1

Do you find yourself constantly updating your Facebook status? Did you find this post by liking us on Facebook? It’s almost hard to remember when private conversations occurred over instant messenger or the telephone even.

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The Beep-It Optical Theremin Is An Unusual Musical Instrument

The Beep-It Optical Theremin Is An Unusual Musical Instrument

Ed Steele July 28, 2011 1

The Theremin is an unusual musical instrument that you don’t actually touch to play. That’s right, musical tones and pitch are generated by waving your hand near this sound-effect gadget resulting in musical sounds

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Talky Tina Evil Doll, from The Twilight Zone

Talky Tina Evil Doll, from The Twilight Zone

Ed Steele February 16, 2011 0

“My name is Talky Tina, and I love you very much.” “My name is Talky Tina, and I don’t think I like you.” “My name is Talky Tina, and you’d better be nice to

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Taito USB Light Up Warning Labels

Taito USB Light Up Warning Labels

Ed Steele February 19, 2010 1

At first glance, these USB light up warming labels seem….silly. Why obstruct your USB port with a silly light up sign? Then we had a closer look at the available warnings: On Air (written

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The Return of Super 8 – Digital Harinezumi 2 Video Camera

The Return of Super 8 – Digital Harinezumi 2 Video Camera

Ed Steele February 18, 2010 0

Super 8 cameras were released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over their standard 8 mm format. Many memories were captured on this silent format and one can almost spot the distinct

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Gun O’Clock Alarm Clock from Bandai

Gun O’Clock Alarm Clock from Bandai

Ed Steele November 20, 2008 0

What time is it? Why it’s Gun O’Clock! BLAM BLAM BLAM! We could go to the trouble of telling you how Gun O’Clock works (although it’s blatantly obvious) but we’re almost certain you’d rather

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Brando Screaming Chicken

Brando Screaming Chicken

Ed Steele November 20, 2008 0

There are so many things wrong with this new office toy from Brando we’re not sure where to start. Let’s have a look at the official specs: Specifications: Screaming Chicken Screaming when you Push,

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Electronic Venus Fly Trap Toy Traps Flies For Young Bug Catchers

Electronic Venus Fly Trap Toy Traps Flies For Young Bug Catchers

Ed Steele June 12, 2008 1

Summit Financial Group (whose name does not immediately bring cool toys to mind) has created a very cool toy in the way of this electronic venus flytrap. A motion activated sensor detects when a

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How To Hunt Ghosts & The Paranormal – Best Gear For Ghost Hunters

How To Hunt Ghosts & The Paranormal – Best Gear For Ghost Hunters

Ed Steele June 6, 2008 0

© Michal Bednarek | Dreamstime.com You’ve probably all heard about or seen episodes of ghost hunting shows on TV. Thanks to the popularity of these shows, hunting ghosts has now become more popular &

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Scary Cyborg Robotic Insect Art

Scary Cyborg Robotic Insect Art

Ed Steele June 3, 2008 0

Mike Libby is the creator of the Insect Lab, an art studio that customized real insects with antique watch parts and mechanical components to create unique and one-of-a-kind art pieces. This scary little bugger

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Giant 6 Foot Long Stuffed Alligator

Giant 6 Foot Long Stuffed Alligator

Ed Steele June 3, 2008 0

There are people who love animals, and then there are people who love uber-realistic stuffed replicas of animals. You may remember the Cowch from last year, and when we ran into this alligator toy

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Cosplay Marvel Replica X-Men Cyclops Sunglass Visor Video Review

Cosplay Marvel Replica X-Men Cyclops Sunglass Visor Video Review

Ed Steele May 30, 2008 2

Video Review Pros: Reproduced from the actual screen worn visor prop in the X-Men movies. Red iridium polarized sunglass lens. Comes with a certificate of authenticity and visor blueprints. Cons: Metal case feels kinda

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X-Men Cyclops Ruby Red Visor Replica Sunglasses (X-Men Cosplay)

X-Men Cyclops Ruby Red Visor Replica Sunglasses (X-Men Cosplay)

Ed Steele May 27, 2008 7

Come on, you like to pretend you’ve got super powers too. Maybe not in public, and maybe not all the time, but admit it – you’ve glared at someone before wishing that red laser

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Thummer Musical Instrument

Thummer Musical Instrument

Ed Steele September 26, 2007 2

The Thummer is an unusual music instrument that’s the mutant love child of a back massager, a Dual Shock Controller, and Das Keyboard II. We particularly like Thumtronics position on why we should care

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The 20 Most Useless USB Gadgets

The 20 Most Useless USB Gadgets

Ed Steele August 16, 2007 1

CIO.com has put together a list of the 20 Most Useless USB Gadgets for the enterprise, our favorite being the USB Toothbrush. I mean come on, if you call your helpdesk and try to

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