Arts & Design

SENZ umbrella doesn’t take any crap from the wind

Damn, Disney tricked us. We all thought that Mary Poppins was using a regular umbrella when she flew around, turns out they were doing green screens and replacing this SENZ umbrella with the normal one. Well, maybe that didn’t happen, but the SENZ umbrella solves a problem we have had since umbrellas came around: the wind turing them inside-out. Not ...

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Transcend USB key weighs 2g, feather anyone?

Harder, Faster, Better, Stronger. That’s the title of an amazing Daft Punk song, but they should have included lighter in there. That’s the way trends are leaning right now. If your device weighs any more than your competitor’s, just forget about it. Transcend doesn’t have to worry about this right now. Their new line of JetFlash T2K USB keys only ...

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Wire frame 3D design for the real world: Trippy as hell

We’ve all seen what 3D render artists go through designing a graphic on the computer. With all of the wire framing and pixel by pixel intricacy, it seems like a job that’s heavily focused on a close eye. Most of us don’t have an eye for such detail, but at least we can look like we do. These amazingly designed ...

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Flying car by 2009? Well, we’re getting there.

The Seattle Times writes a profile of Israeli conceptualist, Rafi Yoeli, the designer of a new concept called the X-Hawk. While the X-Hawk might not be the flying car we originally envisioned it’s a step in the right direction. The X-Hawk is being designed as a urban rescue vehicle, designed in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New ...

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New iPod Shuffle colors released!

Apple has released a new improvement on the line of the iPod Shuffles: colors! Instead of the plain, boring silver, you now can choose between pink, green, blue, orange, and silver. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like any specs have been changed, it’s still only a gig, still $79. So if your children (or you) have been asking for a Nano ...

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Pimped Out John: Looks cool…FOR US TO POOP ON!

Unless your uncautious enough to bring your laptop into the bathroom, odds are that your daily bowel evacuations are a waste of time you wish your life didn’t require you to take. If your one of the lucky ones to win this Pimped Out John, you’ll never have to leave the pooper period! Roto-Rooter is giving one away for National ...

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Recycled Vinyl Record Wallet: Sticky Finger greed

With the risk of sounding feminine considered, these Recycled Vinyl Record Wallets are listed as a “for her” product on its product page. What the hell? It might just be the least feminine money holder on the market, since we don’t think the beef jerky wallet has been made yet. With your choice of Sgt. Peppers (Beatles, of course), Sticky ...

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Softbank announces Sharp 812SH with 20 color variations

Softbank Japan made an official announcement of the Sharp 812SH this morning, a phone that we have already shown you the  leaked pics. The main selling point here is the availability of 20 color variations. The rest of the functions aren’t weak either. The Face-recognition security program for Felica electronic money and the remote-lock anti-theft function are all in place. ...

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Mahogany Charging Station: Power with gusto, cost is mucho

Are you the type of guy that has both a love for gadgets, but also likes to have the class of Mahogany stained furniture? If you are, odds are that most charging stations are not very fit to have a place in your home. With the Frontgate Mahogany Charging Station, style just happens to be a nice extra touch. Don’t ...

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