Crayola Crayon Rockets Launched

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Most people see a box of crayons and think of kid’s art projects. Others, like John Coker think, “hey let’s build giant crayon looking rockets and launch them”. And launch them he did. John built a set of 8 giant rockets and set them off in the Nevada desert. Only half of ...

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Valentine’s Day Confetti Vase Kit Geekifies Your Flowers

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If you thought there was no possible way to geek up the art of giving real flowers to your special someone, think again my good friends. The Confetti Vase Kit turns a vase into a work of geek art. The kit contains a powder that you stir into your vase of ...

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Mosquito Killing Flamethrower

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I dislike mosquitoes and other annoying bugs just as much as the next guy but you can be pretty darn sure I’m not about to risk setting my bed into a blaze of glory just to get rid of the suckers. If you want a flamethrowing blowtorch mosquito killing machine, you’ll have to ...

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Lady Gaga Goes Big with a 20 Foot Tall Piano

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Lady Gaga performed recently for the Queen of England at the Royal Variety Show and she went a little over the top. Literally over the top. She wore an Elizabethian inspired red leather dress with a 20 foot long train and played atop a 20 foot tall piano. The bench is actually a ...

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Two Person Slanket Siamese Introduced: Your Move Snuggie

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Will the battle for sleeved blanket supremacy never end? Not content to have just one person snuggled under a blanket with sleeves, now there’s the Slanket Siamese, a two person Slanket with a grammatically peculiar name and two sets of sleeves. Measuring in at a massive 120″W x 95″L (note to self: ...

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Funbrella Makes Virtual Reality Rain Inside the Umbrella

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Standing in the rain is certainly no fun. But standing in fake rain under an umbrella sounds like a lot of fun (I guess?) as long as you stay dry. Funbrella is a virtual reality project from the grad students at Osaka University. The Funbrella has springs at the top which monitor vibrations ...

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Parahawking: Parachuting with a Pair of Hawks on Your Arms

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Man has always desired to fly with the birds and now you can literally do just that. According to the SFGate, if you visit Nepal and pay the well-worth-it fee of $150, you can tandem paraglide with an Egyptian vulture in an extreme adventure sport run by Scott Mason. The bird or ...

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