Monthly Archives: November 2004

Gadgets November 30, 2004 posted by

Peace n’ clean.

The Tranquil Sounds Bath Pillow. $40.00. Buy one and get to look like Meg Ryan’s younger sister?  Relax to five soothing nature sounds—and make every bath a retreat. Our waterproof bath pillow gently cradles your head and neck—and eases away tension with five digitally recorded nature sounds. Choose from North Woods, Ocean Surf, Stream, Summer Night, and White Noise. Completely waterproof design—speakers and sound controls are perfectly suited for use in the bath. Makes every bath a relaxing retreat.

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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

Loo role.

The Toilet Monster. $17.95. You can see it, can’t you? Awful as it is, you can literally hear the shriek and feel the pain. Tsk, cruelty incarnate.  WARNING: The Bog Toilet Monster should not be used on the elderly or those of a weak disposition!!! Easily attaches to the inside of your toilet!!!

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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

Music with motion.

The Motion Music Maker. Play stuff by waving your hands about wildly. Whilst avoiding arrest. $34.95.  Experience the music machine of the next millennium. Simply wave your hands across any of the sensors to create your own music. Combining the sounds of guitar, bass and drums in one, this portable beat-making machine features infrared motion sensors that respond to your movements.

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Fun & Games November 30, 2004 posted by

R/C bird.

The Remote Control Robotic Bird. Flies by flapping its wings! Oh yes it does. Check the video if you don’t believe. $299.99.  Built around a carbon fiber chassis with a very tough strong frame work wrapped in a flexible foam body to absorb impacts. This new rc model works just like a real bird. The wings even flap up and down and the tail twists left and Right. This provides the forward motion. Your new rc bird will do loops…

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Bizarre November 30, 2004 posted by

Extreme machine.

The Extreme Ford F650. Apparently there are times when only a very large pickup truck will do. Especially if you want to carry around a small town on your flat bed. Twin 50 gallon tanks, 12 mpg and 90 mph. Oh and priced from $84,000 if you really really must know.

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hmm..interesting November 30, 2004 posted by

Price alert.

PriceDropAlert. Hmm…interesting idea, no? You can see this extending to all sorts of places (mobile phones p’raps?). Although it goes against the ‘instant gratification’ vibe a bit.  Price Drop Alert enables you to add products to your Price Drop Alert list. You will get an email whenever your selected products are available at a cheaper price…There are more then 6 million products from over 500 top merchants in our participating web sites.

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Awesome November 30, 2004 posted by

Boot camp?

The Tucson Estate. Got $13.5 million? Fancy living in Tucson, Arizona? Fancy 3 home theatres, gun and archery range, car wash in the garage, 2 level gym and 1200 computer controlled lights? Well look no further. Er..you really need to see the full sized pictures to get a feel for this place.

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general November 30, 2004 posted by

Hand crafts.

Novica. World crafts shop, including these interesting ‘paintings by elephants’.  NOVICA unites you with more than 2,000 extraordinary master artists around the world. Read about their lives, explore their fascinating cultures, and select from more than 17,000 handcrafted works of art.

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Recommended November 30, 2004 posted by

Cutting the mustard.

The Business Card Cutter.  Actually not a bad idea at all. $98.00.  No more “Self Made” business cards with perforated edges. This busienss [sic] cutter will cut most of card [sic] stocks of your choice. Your cutting-edge color printer will do the real job this time.

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future tech November 30, 2004 posted by

Jet Pods.

JetPods. Today’s commuter vehicle? Tomorrow? [via fabbo bi-rivets]  For discerning clients who want a very fast, easy and safe to fly personal twinjet aircraft, we are able to offer them the Jetpod P-200. The P-200 will come with refined seating and personalised features subject to weight and size constraints. The P-200 is also meant for commuters who want to land at short countryside private strips that demand low noise. The aircraft is capable of taking-off and landing on grass and roughly prepared…

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Gadgets November 29, 2004 posted by

Fairy phone.

The Weightless Headset. No, not a decapitated horseman, but a rather funky cordless, handsfree telephone, which looks rather useful. $129.95.  You’ll forget you’re wearing this cordless, hands-free headset phone until it rings, and then you can answer at the push of a button. Since the phone weighs less than 1 1/2 oz., you can leave it on for hours and never miss a call or have to stop what you’re doing when talking. You can dial with the integrated keypad…

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cool tech November 29, 2004 posted by

Telly tubby.

The Inveteratus Watch. There’s something superbly delicious about creating a concept timepiece that measures the passing of the hours by cycling through television listings. It’s so…well…perfectly 21st century, doncha think? [Via wristfashion]  Inveteratus is a watch that references a more culturally appropriate timescale than the movement of the sun: the television schedule. Today many of us structure our own time around the television, rather than the sun. Inveteratus scrolls through a television listing over the course of a day. In…

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Awesome November 29, 2004 posted by

T-Rex.

The T-Rex. Stylish, expensive, Canadian three wheeler with 0–60 in 4.1 seconds. Smells like a teenager’s final fantasy, don’t it? $43,190.00. Or indeed its big V-Twin brother the T-Rex T/R.  The combination of motorcycle and formula technology and precision steering provide the T-Rex with optimal handling. Its engine exploits the Japanese superbikes technology and gives this unique vehicle an astounding acceleration.

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Fun & Games November 29, 2004 posted by

Ramon noodles.

Ramon the Robot would like you all to know that he’s not just another Robosapien knock-off.  Nope. No way. Can Robo-clever-britches-Sapien sing two songs? Well can he? $69.95.  His arms are fully articulated, so you can make them move any way you want. And his magnetic arm with opposing handgrip thumb allows the robot to pick things up and hold them. When you give him a command, he responds with one of 172 different phrases and flashing LED mouth expressions,…

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huh..? November 29, 2004 posted by

Surf n’ Turf.

Gift Package. This holiday season give a little extra, a matching gift set that says more about your love than a diamond encrusted dishmop ever will. For her, a 2005 Jaguar XKR convertible; for him, a 1944 Goodyear FG-1D Corsair. Special holiday price, $1.8 million.

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