The RetinaSafe-18 eyeball security system for cars. $1200.00 for a rather strange 10 eyeballs (?) and car secretary (??). The iris always stays the same. Iris scans video the eye’s colored area and use it to verify ones identity, like fingerprints, no two individual iris’s are alike. Iris scanning does not require that the person interact with the devise, they can stand as far away as three feet and still have it work. “Retinasafe-18” is installed on the dashboard or…Read More
Monthly Archives: April 2005
I think we can safely say that Steve Jenkins’ Family Home Theater is somewhat different from yer average living room A/V setup.Read More
The 30 Second Face Lift. What to say? Whatever floats yer Botox. 30-Second face lift works wonders with most skin types. Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Tightens sagging skin and makes it firmer and more supple, softer and smoother. Like a face lift in a bottle, 30-Second Lift is safe and powerful.Read More
Welcome to the Red Ferret Journal – tantalisingly tasteful, tacky and taut tech trivia. We’re having a spot of bother with the site at the moment, something to do with memory leaks, mySQL and/or errant plug-ins. We’re trying to track it down as fast as we can…[Update: hmm..think we’ve cracked it…]Read More
Pill popping partner.
The Aqua Pill Timer. $29.95. Not just a pill holder with alarm, but a teeny water bottle with straw too. Perfect design for the pill popping 21st century, eh? Pill holder with built-in alarm reminds you when to take your medication. Stash your pills in this compact holder, then simply program the electronic alarm and a beep lets you know it’s time to take a pill. There’s even a built-in, 2-oz. water holder and a straw so you’re always prepared.Read More
The Spy Voice Trap recordable motion alarm. $11.95. Record your own scary alarm audio, stick this in victim’s dark and slightly spooky room at night. And wait. Or watch TV, whichever is more entertaining. Use the Spy Voice Trap to scare your friends or fool them into thinking you are nearby! The Spy Voice Trap allows you to ‘record’ a message or a sound as the alarm. You can ‘place it’ anywhere as the motion sensor “sees” movement. And,…Read More
Video? You want video? Well here you go. [kinda via Metafilter] Creature Comforts. Aaaaaardman shorts. And we don’t mean the wrong trousers either. Cartoon Fridge. Hmm..not sure about this. Needs a plugin + strange disclaimer. Caveat. videos.antville.org. Er…a music video weblog? With links to such? Look at This. Yet more music videos via a blog list format. Gran Faro. 622 music videos ,alphabetically organised. Yowsers.Read More
Magic Yoyo MP3
The Magic Yoyo MP3 player. Complete with language learning feature. Strangely enough, for one short moment there, we thought it actually was a yoyo. Then we woke up. A$119.95. Magic YOYO 256MB, BLUE, USB1.1, MP3 Playback, works as a USB removable disk with any PC, Aluminum cover, 256MB Flash Memory, Rechargeable Li-lon battery (LIR 2450), Recharging USB power, Interval Replay: language learning function…Read More
Combat Ball – the paintball simulator. Like paintball but indoors. With velcro balls and suits, I think. Sounds like a riot. Looks like one too. £120.00. Imagine the tension and excitement of a full-on game of Paintball – Now imagine being indoors! With no paint and only highly visible, reusable ammunition to tidy up after there’s almost no end to where Combatball can be played…The system is designed around the ingenious ‘V-ball’ projectile, a lightweight, large calibre sphere coated with thousands of small…Read More
Google search history RSS.
The Google Search History RSS feed creator. Well that didn’t take long, did it? And rather slick indeed. This tool goes through your current Google Search History, grabs all of your recent searches and turns it into an RSS feed. Would work best set up as a nightly/hourly cron job, redirecting to a file. This tool is written in Perl and uses a few, slick, modules: WWW::Mechanize, XML::LibXML, and XML::RSS.Read More
The new Netgem iPlayer+ set top box. One box, lotsa stuff. Broadband enabled, answering machine, digital TV, WiFi and Ethernet networking, and….get this party goers…the ability to send SMS and email from your TV. Price? Pah, just £89.99. What price media centers now, eh? Unlike other set top boxes the iPlayer+ has been developed to bring together entertainment and communications in one device, and to keep upgrading as new features are developed. So when you buy the iPlayer+, unlike many…Read More
The Sunbeam 20–in-1 PC front panel. Memory card reader, fan/temp controller, USB, Firewire, audio, video, mic ports. A truly versatile little add-on. Just $34.99 from all good haberdashery stores. Just kidding, madam. A dual channel fan controller and temperature monitor help keep tabs on the heat in your system. Featuring an overheat and fan failure alarm to notify you of shenanigans that may be going on in your case. Temperature settings for Fahrenheit and Celsius, and M/B signal detection make the…Read More
Whisk. A uni-bicycle. It’s not that new methinks, but it’s still dinky. Did it ever go into production? Combining the agility of a unicycle with the stability of a bicycle, Whisk is the ultimate inter-city commuting vehicle…Maneuverable enough to ride on crowded city sidewalks and small enough to carry on to mass transit or store in the trunk of a car.Read More
The Prancing Pony Pickup.
1984 Custom Built Toyota Ferrari Testarossa Pick-Up. Hmm…a Toyota Ferrari pickup. Is that like a Gucci Walmart egg slicer? Anyway it didn’t meet the reserve last time, despite a $10,500 bid, so who knows, it’s probably still waiting for your loving arms. And wallet. The Lower Front Grill is Off An Actual Ferrari Testarossa, Made To Fit Perfectly On This Truck. Marmitte/Ansa Ferrari Exhaust System with Quad Outlets…Custom Built Chrome Ferrari Two-Piece Wheels. Authentic Ferrari Emblems. The Tailgate Has A…Read More
Park by phone.
Pay by Phone parking has hit London at last. Woo-hoo. Clever tech developed by ParkMobile lets harassed motorists pay for the exact amount of time they spend in a parking bay just by making a mobile phone call. No more fumbling for change or over filling the meter. This is verily a huge advance for mankind. [via the Beeb] When you arrive at a parking space call the pre-set Parkmobile number on your phone. You don’t need to speak – just key in a three-digit code…Read More