Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fun & Games October 6, 2011 posted by

Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick

If you’re having a Star Wars themed dinner (and who doesn’t have them?) and you’re still looking for the perfect decorations to add to your table, I may have just the thing for you. It’s the Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick, and it is sure to please any sith you might have invited to the party. With a length of 8.5 inches, this candlestick is almost a full 1:1 scale reproduction of the lightsaber used by Darth Vader during the original…

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Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick
Bizarre October 6, 2011 posted by

Ashiato Footprint Sandals leave confusing tracks

Whenever you walk out in the wilderness, you will oftentimes find varying footprints of animals laying about. If you ever found a animal impression near a public area however, it is always a big deal, especially when we were younger. Finding giant dog prints near the playground meant that you were an explorer everyone would talk about. At least until lunch anyway. The Ashiato Footprint Sandals are meant to bring the illusion of an animal trouncing about wherever you’d like….

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Ashiato Footprint Sandals leave confusing tracks
Fun & Games October 6, 2011 posted by

Duo Pop lets you play buzzer trivia games on your iPad

The iPad is a most marvelous tool for several different things. Whether it be writing, reading, drawing, or playing games, you can do just about anything. With the Duo Pop and Duo Plink, you can now branch out and play with friends instead of using your iPad as an individual device. Although they vary in their types of gameplay, they can bring you and three of your friends together in battles of wit and knowledge. The Duo Pop is essentially…

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Duo Pop lets you play buzzer trivia games on your iPad
Gadgets October 5, 2011 posted by

Easy Hang-Up tells off telemarketers with the push of a button

I can’t remember how many years it’s been since I ditched my landline, but it’s a decision I haven’t once regretted. Not only does it save me money, but I’ve almost never gotten unsolicited calls on my cell phone. If you still have a landline and have issues with unsolicited calls, or collection calls, you might be interested in the Easy Hang-Up. Yes, hanging up your phone is already pretty easy, but this little device does a bit more than…

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Easy Hang-Up tells off telemarketers with the push of a button
diy October 5, 2011 posted by

Disable startup programs to make your computer boot faster

When you press the power button on your computer, you want it to be ready to use as quickly as possible. Unfortunately if you’ve had it for a while, you might start to notice that it takes longer and longer to get up and running. There are plenty of causes for this, one of which is that there may be a lot of programs all trying to start at the same time. If you’re a tech-savvy person, you probably know…

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Disable startup programs to make your computer boot faster
Fun & Games October 5, 2011 posted by

Robotan Toilet Paper Holder

It’s a normal thing, going to the bathroom. You do your business, and grab for the toilet paper, same old, same old. What if you could liven things up? How about having a robotic friend feeding you your TP when you need it most? Even if it is a little creepy, it’s just about as convenient as those motion-sensor-equipped paper towel dispensers. The Airyusha Robotan Toilet Paper Holder is basically a shell for your beloved toilet paper, and will feed…

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Robotan Toilet Paper Holder
Eco Friendly October 5, 2011 posted by

Portable Laundry Pod lets you wash your clothes on the go

When you are out camping, or are on a business trip and don’t want to spend money on a laundromat, there are times in which you wish you had a portable washing machine. The big clunky piece of machinery you have at home is meant for washing giant loads of things, but what about for times when you only need to wash a few shirts here and there? The Portable Laundry Pod is a very small, lightweight washing machine that…

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Portable Laundry Pod lets you wash your clothes on the go
Free Software October 5, 2011 posted by

Z-Type is a fun way to improve your typing skills

In today’s modern world, learning to type quickly and efficiently is something that everyone should do. Whether you’re a college student writing up an essay, writing a report for your boss, or just sending a message to a friend on Facebook, you’ll need to type. It blows my mind to see people my own age staring intently at their keyboards, trying to peck out sentence after sentence. If you have trouble touch-typing, then it might be time to find a…

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Z-Type is a fun way to improve your typing skills
Gadgets October 5, 2011 posted by

Photo Dialer puts pictures on your speed dial

If you were to ask anyone you know how many phone numbers they have memorized, the numbers may be a little startling. Remembering phone numbers has become a thing of the past. We now know who to call by the associated picture and name. It’s a bit sad, but true. Thankfully things like the Photo Dialer have been invented. It has twelve large picture keys that you can program in seconds. The pictures will have to come from a printed…

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Photo Dialer puts pictures on your speed dial
Gadgets October 4, 2011 posted by

Tug-Preventing Dog Trainer

When taking Fido (does anyone actually name their dog that?) on a walk, you always try and train them to keep up with you, so you don’t have to worry about your arm being pulled off. However, sometimes your pup just doesn’t want to be trained, and so you have to try and think creatively to get them to stay in line. The Tug-Preventing Dog Trainer is a great little collar attachment that can be a good last resort for…

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Tug-Preventing Dog Trainer
heh heh! October 4, 2011 posted by

Ice Straws take a different approach to ice cubes

In the summer it gets terribly hot and humid, and we are always looking for new ways to effectively cool off. Whether it be drinking something cold, or having a fan blow on us, we will always try to make things as temperature-perfect as possible. However, having a cold drink on a hot day means a lot of condensation, and potential rings on the table. That’s why Ice Straws were invented. These silicone rubber molds will quickly make six 8…

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Ice Straws take a different approach to ice cubes
Bizarre October 4, 2011 posted by

Magnetic Nail Polish

If you’re one who likes to do you nails on a regular basis, you are likely looking for new styles and colors to try out. There are all kinds of nail art tutorials out there that are astonishing, but do they have the power of magnets on their side? Now don’t get all excited just because it has the word magnetic in the title, Magnetic Nail Polish isn’t going to let you become Magneto or anything. This special nail polish…

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Magnetic Nail Polish
diy October 4, 2011 posted by

Hide a GPS in a hollowed-out PS3 to find your stolen items

There’s nothing worse than coming home one day, only to find that the majority of your valuables are missing. First, you’re hit with feelings of disbelief, then anger at those who now have your possessions. Of course, the most important thing now is getting your items back. But how are you going to find them? One method is to trick them into stealing a GPS tracking device. How in the world are you going to make sure that a thief…

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Hide a GPS in a hollowed-out PS3 to find your stolen items
heh heh! October 4, 2011 posted by

Glowing Keyboard Stickers let you see your keys easier in the dark

If you do a lot of work on your computer while sitting in the dark, you’ve probably thought about buying a keyboard with glowing keys. I have one, and despite the fact that I can type without looking, I still find myself glancing down for various tasks. Maybe it’s a keyboard shortcut that I don’t often use, or perhaps I’m gaming and need to see where the l key is, and hit it with my left hand. Well if you…

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Glowing Keyboard Stickers let you see your keys easier in the dark