• Rex, A Robotic Beast Of Burden

    Rex, A Robotic Beast Of Burden

    Why carry bags when the robots can do it?  That’s the idea behind Rex, a load-bearing robo-mule that will trail you and respond to voice commands like a well-trained mutt. Created by Israel Aerospace Industries, the baggage-toting machine is currently being marketed to military organizations in an effort to fill an “urgent operational need.”  According to the company, the robot will relieve in-field combatants of the encumbrance created by putting heavy loads on their back, allowing them to perform their [...]

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  • Guy Shoots Anvil 200 Feet Up In The Air, Looks Pointless And Amazing At The Same Time

    Guy Shoots Anvil 200 Feet Up In The Air, Looks Pointless And Amazing At The Same Time

    The man above is Gay Wilkinson, the self-proclaimed world champion of the very manly sport of Anvil Shooting.  Yes, anvils – those large slabs of dense metal they use for both blacksmithing and killing Wile E. Coyote in a variety of ways. If you’ve never been to a mountain man festival or lived around some crazy blacksmiths during the Fourth of July celebrations, you’ve probably never even heard of this endeavor.  Shooting anvils?  What kind of cockamamie is that? As [...]

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  • Blood Energy Potion, An Energy Drink For Vampires (And Weird-Dressing Wannabes)

    Blood Energy Potion, An Energy Drink For Vampires (And Weird-Dressing Wannabes)

    If you watch any sort of TV this season, you’ll know that vampires are in and werewolves are out.  With the New Moon movie coming and all sorts of programs about them pale blood suckers, it’s only a matter of time before everyone starts wanting to grow fangs and drink that red stuff.  Since imbibing real human blood probably isn’t healthy, you might want to substitute with the Blood Energy Potion, an energy drink made to look and feel like [...]

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  • SealLine Urban Backpack Brings River Technology To Your City Gear

    SealLine Urban Backpack Brings River Technology To Your City Gear

    Do you live in a rainy part of the world?  Or maybe someplace like Seattle? That can prove a harrowing experience for any stuff you carry around, from books to notes to small electronics.  The SealLine Urban Backpack should prove indispensable in your situation, offering an easy-to-access backpack that’s 100% watertight. Creator SealLine claims that their water-safe bag uses the same technology that’s employed for bags used in canoeing and kayaking, ensuring the highest form of protection for your carry-on [...]

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  • Ares I-X Rocket Ready For Launch

    Ares I-X Rocket Ready For Launch

    Welcome to the moon.  Again.  The new Ares I-X rocket, the first version of the vehicle that will bring man to the moon once more, is now geared for launch at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.  And it’s quite the sight. Situated at Launch Pad 39B, it’s the first rocket to sit on that pad in over 25 years, representing NASA’s initial major step in the Constellation Program, the new, post-shuttle era of space exploration.  Apart from returning to the moon, [...]

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  • Entourage Edge Combines E-Reader With An Android UMPC

    Entourage Edge Combines E-Reader With An Android UMPC

    Why settle for an ebook reader when you can get a full UMPC with it?  That’s the whole selling point behind the Entourage Edge, a clamshell-style device that opens to two large displays on each flap. Able to unfold like a netbook (and it does look like one when closed), the nifty two-in-one integrates a grayscale e-reader on the left side and a functional Android-based UMPC on the other.  Both screens display in an upright format, so you can grab [...]

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  • Revel In The Luxury Of Whale Penis Upholstery With The Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition

    Revel In The Luxury Of Whale Penis Upholstery With The Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition

    How do you make an SUV, in itself an already excessive vehicle, even more over the top?  Throw in gold-plated windows?  Meh.  Declare the engine “rocket grenade proof”?  Mmm.  Use whale penis leather for upholstery?  Uh….what? Yep.  You heard that right.  Castrated, turned to leather and used to deck the interior of the Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition. Billed as the world’s most expensive SUV, the fully-armored car is bulletproofed from head to toe (yep, the 400 kW V8 [...]

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  • MXXL 24 AH: Why Get An RV When You Can Have A Mobile Fortress?

    MXXL 24 AH: Why Get An RV When You Can Have A Mobile Fortress?

    Why settle for an RV when you can ride around in a mobile fortress?  As odd a proposition as that might sound, it’s actually possible with the MXXL 24 AH, a high-end RV with a ridiculous number of custom options. Created for hardcore outdoor enthusiasts, the made-to-order vehicle sports a monstrous M-Cab chassis.   From the outside, the rugged, all-terrain truck looks like it’s shipping a battalion of soldiers with a bevy of large weapons.  Heck, I’d run back into the [...]

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  • Toilet Paper Holder Makes You Solve A Puzzle Before You Can Wipe

    Toilet Paper Holder Makes You Solve A Puzzle Before You Can Wipe

    What could be worse than running out of toilet paper?  Having toilet paper and not being able to use it, of course.  That could well be the case with the Don’t P Me Off Toilet Paper Holder, which requires you to solve a puzzle before being able to wipe off. The rule is simple: if you can’t solve the integrated puzzle, you can’t use any.  Can you imagine the torture?  Put the only roll of toilet paper in the entire [...]

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  • Powermat Makes Wireless Charging A Reality, Now In Stores

    Powermat Makes Wireless Charging A Reality, Now In Stores

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