The Hourglass Goes Digital

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The hourglass is one of the oldest timekeeping methods there is and not much has changed in the last hundreds of years in hourglass design. Until now. The “Sand+Time Watch” from designer Pavel Balykin takes this ancient concept and updates it to the digital age. Sort of. Technically the hourglass pixel mode is ...

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Pants in a Pinch Puts Pants in Your Pants Pocket

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Pants in a Pinch is a pair of tiny folded up pants for kids. They fold up into a disc small enough to fit in the palm of your hand or in a pocket. These 100% cotton pants are perfect for when your baby or toddler has an accident or a major ...

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T-Sketch T-Shirt Lets You Be a Light Up Human Whiteboard

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The T-Sketch shirt allows you to express your inner geek right on your shirt. Anything you draw or sketch on the T-Sketch t-shirt lights up from behind. You can adjust the light from a chilled out glow to dance floor pulsing flash. Perfect for doing your awesome drawing of Master Chief jotting down ...

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Pac-Man Blinky and Space Invaders Shoes from Ben Sherman

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Catch the Pac-Man fever with these hip new slip on sneakers from Ben Sherman. These retro arcade styled shoes are available in both Space Invaders and Blinky from Pac-Man designs. Unfortunately no Inky, Pinky, or Clyde’s are available at this time. What could possibly be a better match for the Space Invaders ...

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Bicycle Shorts with Built in MP3 Player

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Pearl Izumi is selling a pair of bicycle shorts with a built-in MP3 player. These nuthuggers have a thigh mounted control panel and bluetooth connectivity. The Vertex Mp3 Bib Shorts can hold 512mb of music (might I suggest “Bicycle Race” by Queen or “Bike” by Pink Floyd?) and the actual mp3 player is ...

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Hot Product: Flaming Thor Helmet

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Today’s hot product alert is the Flaming Thor Helmet from Etsy. It’s mostly made out of plastic but probably won’t set you on fire because: “The copper flame tubes are raised above the helmet so that there is no heat transfer from the tubes to the helmet. It has an on/off valve ...

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Shocking Invention: Microfiber Fabric That Creates Electricity

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Scientists have developed a microfiber fabric that generates its own electricity. The cloth makes enough current to recharge a cell phone or power a small MP3 player. The concept has advanced past planning and a small prototype has been created. The photo at left shows someone holding microfiber nanogenerator composed of a pair of ...

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Airbag Motorcycle Jacket

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The Airbag Jacket from Hit-Air might just save your life. The jacket hooks up to your bike and inflates instantly to cushion your fall in the case of an accident:

In the event of an accident and a rider is thrown from the motorcycle, the air cushion instantly inflates (within 1/2 second) ...

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