Monthly Archives: July 2006

Mobile Tech July 31, 2006 posted by

Anti EMF Scarf.

The Anti EMF Scarf. Protect yourself from the dangers of cell phone radiation with these attractively tailored EMF Scarves. Just wrap one around your head and say goodbye to headaches, hot ear and your phone signal. Oh…. From €38.00.  Especially with the scarfs from handy-fashions.com the extraordinary shielding ability of our products can be demonstrated. Wrap your cell phone into a scarf, and after a few seconds your phone will be out of range. The shielding is perfect. The scarf…

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Gadgets July 31, 2006 posted by

E Z Faucet.

The touch-free E Z Faucet. Wave your hands in the air and get water. They’re marketing it by saying it’ll help prevent the spread of infection. Heh! Yeah right. $69.99. Make sure you don’t touch the credit card as you hand it over too, eh?  Turn your existing faucet into a touch-free system for safe, germ-free hand washing. Most automatic faucets cost hundreds of dollars, but you can enjoy this existing technology in your own home with an inexpensive do-it-yourself device…

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Gadgets July 31, 2006 posted by

Pen Video Cam.

The Pen Video Cam. They’re getting more elegant and shinier by the week aren’t they? Shiny. And slinky. Shiny. With 430 lines resolution and low light capabilities. So you can film yourself signing cheques in the dark no doubt.  Discreet pen camera offers a crisp, clear black & white video image even in low light situations. Designed to be clipped onto a pocket, shirt, jacket, purse, or even placed in a pen holder on top of your desk. A favorite…

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Bookmark This! July 31, 2006 posted by

Clock Link.

ClockLink. Free downloadable Flash clocks for your delectation and web pages. Well worth a look if time is your thang.  ClockLink provides fashionable clocks that you can easily embed in your web page. All you need to do is simply paste the tag on your web page. Our clock will display the city name of your choice if you choose. You can also choose a time zone for your clock so it will show the correct time. Decorate your website…

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Bookmark This! July 30, 2006 posted by

Alert Map.

Alert Map. Do not, repeat, do not, look at this real time map of global emergencies if you are at all of a nervous disposition. Tornados in Germany for goodness sake? Volcanos, air crashes, heatwaves, earthquakes. It’s all frighteningly here. Sheesh!

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cool tech July 29, 2006 posted by

Tourist Remover.

Tourist Remover. Remove unwanted personnel from your photos with this handy online tool. You’ll need to sign up for a whole photo storage area as well though, which kind of sucks. Anyway, worth a look. [via boingboing]  Remove moving objects such as tourists or passing cars from your photos. Take multiple photos from the same scene and the «Tourist Remover» blends them into a composite photo without any interfering elements.

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Gadgets July 28, 2006 posted by

Survival of the fittest.

The SLP2 Survival Tool. Proof, yet again, that nail files are not the only thing that’ll get you kicked off a flight. £34.99.  As well as its sturdy little black and serrated locking ‘A’ grade blade, it comes with a remarkable firesteel (developed by the small, but, no doubt, perfectly formed, Swedish Defense Department) which will light fires with ease even in the wet – it produces an astonishing 3,000°C hot spark. The handle of the firesteel contains a small but powerful…

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Gadgets July 28, 2006 posted by

Sleep Sheep.

Stick a Sleep Sheep Nighttime Companion to the side of the cot and it’ll lullaby-a-babe for you with soothing sounds and motherly heartbeats. Then one day you’ll wake up and realise that perhaps you ought to upgrade to a bed and let your kids have the toy. And let’s not even talk about Twilight Turtle, OK? $27.00.  A sound box tucked safely inside of Sleep Sheep lulls you to sleep with soft sounds from nature and the reassuring sound of a mother’s heartbeat. Sleep…

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Gadgets July 28, 2006 posted by

Extended Reach Insect Vacuum.

The Extended Reach Insect Vacuum. Let’s say that you really really don’t like creepy crawlies. Well this is the tool you need. This, a pair of very dark sunglasses, a fire-proof anti-bacteriological smock and a set of very thick oven gloves made of Kevlar. Then gently approach the fly and…. try not to think of the $49.95 price tag.  This lightweight insect vacuum quickly captures insects from up to 54″ away. Flies, bees, spiders, and other insects are suctioned by the…

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hardware July 28, 2006 posted by

World’s smallest stepping motors.

The World’s Smallest Stepping Motors. What is a stepping motor? Glad you asked. Goodness, is that the time…sorry, gotta rush. Get back to you on that later. Anyhoo, look out for one in a digital camera near you sometime soon.  The newly developed motors “SSM-4029″ and “SSM-4049″ measure diameter: 4.0 mm x length: 2.9 mm and 4.0 x 4.9 mm, respectively. The former motor is the world’s smallest at practical level and produces a torque of 0.033 mN·m. The latter…

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huh..? July 28, 2006 posted by

GenSelect.

GenSelect. We guarantee the sex of your baby. Ahhh, riiiight, OK. $439.00 for a 3 month supply. Good luck!  The scientists at GenSelect used this biological research to formulate separate gender-specific nutriceutical supplement formulas that include the required univalent and divalent cationic elements. These elements are then combined with appropriate vitamins and herbal extracts to magnify their bioavailability and potency even further. Our proprietary formulas help ensure that the appropriate allosteric and chemotactic influences are generated within and around the unfertilized…

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Gadgets July 27, 2006 posted by

Solar Bird Bath.

Just think how pleased your little tweety pies are going to be when you install their very own high tech Solar Powered Bird Bath. Because the one thing we scientists have learned over the years is how anxious the little creatures are to help defend the environment and keep our Earth sweet and lovely. Ask them nicely and they’ll probably throw in a bit of a contribution to the $159.95 price too. Awww…  Our exclusively designed birdbath has a handmade…

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Gadgets July 27, 2006 posted by

MP3 Lamp.

The MP3 Lamp has a kind of perverse logic about it. Reading, music, air-purifier. Er….?  The SCANA SSP-015T is an all-in-one model with a built-in speaker, MP3 connector, and three-save system lamp, which could be useful for students. According to the company, 3-step air purifying filter helps to enhance the quality of air in your home, eliminating virus, bacteria, and bad odor. This all-in-one stand lamp could be also useful to use a limited desk space more efficiently.

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Gadgets July 27, 2006 posted by

Coughing screaming lung ashtray.

The Coughing Screaming Lung Ashtray. Er…we gotta suspect that if a coughing and screaming pair of ash blackened lungs as an ashtray doesn’t start putting you off your habit, then nothing will. Or maybe we’re missing the point here? £6.99.  This ashtray is designed to look like a real pair of lungs. As you place your cigarette on the trough, it starts coughing and screaming as if a real cigarette is being lighted up inside real lungs! Great novelty gift…

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Gadgets July 27, 2006 posted by

Sony Wireless Speaker.

The Sony Wireless Speaker lets you listen to Liberace up to 150 feet away from your audio source. Rechargeable batteries and no cables means no ties, no cages, no limitations, no restrictions, no pain, no gain, no this, no that. But above all it means no way unless you hand over $82.99.  Enjoy your music anywhere in the house without running cables: The Sony 900MHz Wireless Stereo Speaker can receive stereo audio wirelessly from your PC or any other audio device…

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