• A One-Off, Kid-Sized 1992 Ferrari F40 Goes On Sale

    A One-Off, Kid-Sized 1992 Ferrari F40 Goes On Sale

     A one-of-a-kind Ferrari just went on sale at Hemmings. While not technically a real Prancing Horse, this 1992 Ferrari F40 is a kid-sized two-seater, created as a novelty prop for the opening of the very first Ferrari dealership in Moscow. While it is, for all intents and purposes, a novelty, the kiddie car does set itself up as the king of all junior rides. Put together in Germany, it was designed and built by the same guys who does [...]

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  • Contech Scarecrow Sprinkler Hoses Down Garden Trespassers

    Contech Scarecrow Sprinkler Hoses Down Garden Trespassers

    Dogs and cats are adorable, As long as they’re yours. Your neighbors’ pets however can be quite annoying, peeing and pooping in your yard like it’s the city’s designated dump. The Contech Scarecrow Sprinkler doesn’t only keep that from happening, it looks awesome too, looking more like a robot bird head than a tool that just sprays the lawn. Designed for humane but effective animal deterrence, you can finally get rid of the electrocuted traps you’ve set up along the [...]

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  • 2011 Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet Upgrades Convertibles For Four-Season Use

    2011 Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet Upgrades Convertibles For Four-Season Use

    Convertibles are awesome – when the top is off. Once that roof comes down, the whole thing can feel severely cramped, far from the luxury vehicle it’s supposed to be. The 2011 Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet thinks it can do something about that. Unless you live in an area where days are always warm and still, it’s silly to be driving a convertible with the roof off most of the year. Not with the stylish new drop-top, though. The company [...]

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  • Use Your Nintendo DS As A DSLR Controller With The Open Camera Controller Project

    Use Your Nintendo DS As A DSLR Controller With The Open Camera Controller Project

    Finally, hardcore photography and hardcore gaming converge. The unlikely pairing comes courtesy of HDR Labs’ Open Camera Controller Project, which turns an old Nintendo DS into a powerful, open-source DSLR controller. Why the DS? Because it’s touchscreen, portable and carry a full eight hours of battery life. Take that, iPhone. J/K we still love you too. With physical buttons and dual displays, it probably does lend itself to being a better camera remote than other options too, doesn’t it? The [...]

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  • Essential iPad Accessories You May Need For Your Loving New Toy

    Essential iPad Accessories You May Need For Your Loving New Toy

    After you’ve convinced yourself to get an iPad, you need to decide which accessories to get. Apple knows full well you’re likely not going to use the device as it is.  While you can skip getting anything extra, the iPad is one gadget where much of the gear actually sounds requisite.  Snagging one or more of these should be included in your “iPad budget.” 1. iPad Dock ($29) While the iPad comes with a charging and syncing cable, it’s too [...]

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  • Aiptek Boombox DVD Projector Lets You Carry A Portable All-In-One Entertainment System 80s-Style

    Aiptek Boombox DVD Projector Lets You Carry A Portable All-In-One Entertainment System 80s-Style

    Can’t afford that expensive 72 inch LCD TV? Not a problem. Watch your favorite shows, clips and DVDs up on the wall with the Aiptek Boombox DVD Projector, a full-featured AV ensemble clad in an 80s-style boombox chassis. Teens of the 80s who used to haul one around should be wetting their pants with envy. Not only do you get a loud boombox to pipe out snarky beats, you get a digital TV tuner, a DVD player and a mini-projector [...]

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  • City Lights Globe Shows You The Earth From Your Spaceship

    City Lights Globe Shows You The Earth From Your Spaceship

    You don’t need the earth’s globe to make your study look serious. That went out of style a decade ago. However, the City Lights Globe comes with some clever tricks that might make you want to reserve a space for it anyway. Like most any globe you can find, it’s got the world map nicely printed on a circular ball representing the planet, with color-coded bodies of land and water adorning its body. It revolves automatically on its axis too, [...]

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  • The Oncoming Onslaught Of Questionably-Themed iPad Accessories

    The Oncoming Onslaught Of Questionably-Themed iPad Accessories

    We all knew that the iPad’s upcoming debut this month will bring forth a slew of novelty accessories based around feminine pads.  Here’s the funniest one  I’ve seen so far: the iMaxi, an iPad Cover designed to look like a giant sanitary napkin. Sure, we can see this one coming a mile away.  The Hip Handmaids creation doesn’t hold back, though, and that’s just grand.  It even comes complete with protective wings for flaps and bundles into a neat fold [...]

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  • Vibrating Posture Training Shirt Tickles You Into Improving Your Stance

    Vibrating Posture Training Shirt Tickles You Into Improving Your Stance

    Sure, you were a shrimp in middle school. Doesn’t mean you need to go through life being a slouch, though. Improve your carriage with the Vibrating Posture Training Shirt, an annoying undershirt that gives you incessant reminders when it detects you falling into a bad stance. Designed by the team physician for the Boston Celtics, the shirt is designed to vibrate non-stop until you straighten up your body. Your belly falling out while standing in line? Bzzzt. Your shoulder hunches [...]

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  • Matsumura Yoran Offers Service To Bring Orchids Back From The Dead

    Matsumura Yoran Offers Service To Bring Orchids Back From The Dead

    Japanese hobby gardeners who have developed an attachment to their flowers need not be sad when their orchids die. Orchid grower Matsumura Yoran is opening a new business that they claim will Frankenstein customers’ dead orchids back into bloom. Just like the plot to a bad horror movie. According to company president Hidehiko Matsumura, “We want our customers to enjoy the attraction of orchids as long as possible.” And that they will, once the orchids go through the company’s revival [...]

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  • Can Grip Turns Your Canned Drink Into A Mug

    Can Grip Turns Your Canned Drink Into A Mug

     I hate canned drinks. My hands are already clammy to begin with, so I don’t need no cold beer to drench it. That’s why the Can Grip sounds like a godsend, giving that inconvenient vessel mug-like handling powers. Designed to snap onto standard 12oz cans, the contraption not only adds a plastic handle for your gross-sounding Watermelon Wheat Beer, it also appends a coaster at the bottom of the can. No more wet palms and no more rings on [...]

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  • Intendix Uses Your Thoughts To Type Words, Carpal Tunnel No More

    Intendix Uses Your Thoughts To Type Words, Carpal Tunnel No More

     Soon, you will be able use your fingers to pick your nose (or other less gross things) while you type on a computer. How? Using a system called Intendix, which measures brain activity to figure out what letters you want to appear onscreen. Created by Guger Technologies, the brain-computer interface (BCI) was introduced at CeBIT last week, billing itself as the first patient-ready, commercially-available system of its kind. It’s not intended for use in offices yet, though. Instead, they’re [...]

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  • Playstation Move Now Official, Boasts Precise Motion Controls

    Playstation Move Now Official, Boasts Precise Motion Controls

     We knew a motion controller for PS3 was coming and now it’s here. Sony has officially announced the Playstation Move, a 3D controller for the PS3 they are billing as the “next generation of motion gaming.” According to the company, the device is particularly precise to the point that it becomes an “extension of your body,” with latency along the same lines as the DualShock 3. More than just a peripheral for casual gamers, though, Sony is gearing the [...]

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  • Ducti Wallet Makes A Billfold Out Of The Humble Duct Tape

    Ducti Wallet Makes A Billfold Out Of The Humble Duct Tape

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