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Robotic Vacuum Paths Mapped and Compared with Long Exposure Photography

When the Roomba first hit the market, everyone was like “Hey, now THIS is a gimmick I can buy into!” Roomba isn’t the only robovac on the market anymore though. In fact, quite a crowd has gathered. These photos compare three of the most popular robotic vacuums on the market, showing their paths through the power of long exposure photography. ...

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Roomba Pac-Man Game Makes Me Vacuum More Than Once a Year

I’ve never claimed to be the most hygienic blogger among us, nor have I claimed to vacuum my humble apartment as regularly as I should, but I imagine if I had a cleaning rig like this, I might just set-out to clean my home at least once a week. Utilizing five different Roombas instead of only one, which we’ve seen ...

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Scotch Tape X-Ray Is Almost DIY

Researchers at UCLA have constructed a machine that takes X-ray images using a roll of Scotch tape. When pulled apart, tape generates electromagnetic waves through simple friction. The researchers discovered in a vacuum, sticky tape also sends out strong enough X-rays to image your finger. Pretty neat, considering getting your hands on some Scotch tape isn’t too hard. Imagine if ...

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Roomba Turned Pac-Man

Some Japanese kid used his incredible smarts and made himself a real Pac-Man from a Roomba. 448 LED lights scatter the top surface of the robot, emulating Pac-Man’s movements and chomps. He even included the old-school sound effects too! The vacuum can be controlled via Bluetooth, allowing for an impressive wireless display of gaming. Too bad it probably becomes the ...

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Laugh of the Day: A 12-year-old’s sick obsession with vacuums

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ltQNlqo3vmQ”][/ev] The level of excitement 12-year-old Kyle Krichbaum gets from vacuums is simply disturbing. He’s had an obsession of them since he was born and now owns over 150 of them. There’s really no reason anybody should know so much about cleaning machines, which is why we bow down to him in humble envy of his fanatic gizmo-loving. ...

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Matsushita Vacuum Cleaner MC-P7000JX eats your dust

Matsushita really pumps up the vacuum with its new P7000. With the addition of a new brush to its suction opening, instead of the typical solo brush, the P7000 offers a solution for high powered vacuum needs. Each of the two brushes move in opposite directions, picking up any fleeing dust particles that cross its path. The P7000 also packs ...

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Kone Vacuum designed specifically for kone heads

It seems nowadays that every appliance is getting the same treatment as computers: every three months your computer is outdated. Yes this problem has even come to the vacuum with the Kone, the next step in vacuum design.  This vacuum steps out in a different direction with its design because, you guessed it, its shaped like a cone. The folks ...

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VacuView lets you know when wine turns into vinegar

Just when Christmas is over and New Year’s eve is approaching, you might want to take a break from all that booze and partying. It might be worthwhile to save whatever’s left in the bottle, it would be great if the wine doesn’t turn sour, it would even be better if you can see when it has been kept for ...

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Eat at the keyboard? We’ve got you covered.

Those of us who live around our computers know that sometimes    we disrespect our keyboards. Sometimes the chip crumbs go under that keyboard and every time it happens a little piece of us dies. The perfect way to cure this is a nice USB vacuum cleaner. And don’t worry we’ve found exactly what you’re looking for. Sure odd peripherals ...

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