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Quitting Social Media
Quitting Social Media
May 31 'Quit Facebook Day' Campaign Gains Ground
If you're afraid of Facebook's intrusive new "privacy" practices, you might want to consider participating in the Quit Facebook Day campaign. Much like The Great American Smoke Out, Quit Facebook Day is… MORE
Speakers That Hold Beverages
Speakers That Hold Beverages
The BoomCooler Combines Beer With Bombast
The party just got mobile with the invention of the BoomCooler. BoomCooler is a 165-quart all-terrain cooler with a Sony Xplod sound system installed to keep the music flowing. It’s got an AM/FM radio,… MORE
Hammocks for Gadgets (UPDATE)
Hammocks for Gadgets (UPDATE)
Load-Ding the Electronics Sling Keeps Outlets Tidy
Maybe you’re trying to declutter your desk. Load-Ding can help with that. Or perhaps you’re traveling and don’t have room to lay all your electronics to charge on the bathroom sink. Load-Ding’... MORE
Samurai Underpants
Samurai Underpants
Sido Puts Some Nobility in Your Trousers
Japanese designer Sido has come up with a line of underwear that channels famous Samurai like Tokugawa Ieyasu and Oda Nobunaga. Inspired by their unique Samurai armor, Sido created underpants in their… MORE
All-In-One Instruments
All-In-One Instruments
Ovation iDea Acoustic/Electric Guitar is a Recording Studio Too
Ovation Guitars successfully married music and technology in their iDea guitar. Thanks to a small panel on the side of the guitar, the Ovation iDeal allows musicians to record mp3 tracks within the guitar… MORE
Nintendo Knock-Offs for Christmas
Nintendo Knock-Offs for Christmas
Wü Fit Works For a Fraction of the Price
Look closely at the packaging. Is that really the elusive Wii Fit? Actually, it’s a Wü Fit, a knock-off that sells for less than $100. This could be a huge seller since the original Wii Fit is impossible… MORE
Illuminated Catwalk Sidewalks
Illuminated Catwalk Sidewalks
Enables LED Moonwalking, Michael Jackson Not Included
So, who hasn’t fantasized about lighting up the sidewalk à la Michael Jackson in the “Billie Jean” video? It only took 25 years, but now we can all moonwalk ourselves to the front door in the glow of hundreds… MORE
Laser Beams That Trigger Amnesia
Laser Beams That Trigger Amnesia
MIB Tool Becomes Military Reality
Straight out of “Men in Black”, a crazy new laser weapon will erase memories as they happen. American and Chinese researchers have teamed up to selectively erasing memories in mice. The original amnesia… MORE
Market-Based Liquor Pricing
Market-Based Liquor Pricing
The Value of 'Bailout Wine' Fluctuates With the Dow
We’re all pretty depressed about our sagging 401k’s but now we have Bailout Wine to drown our troubles in. Bailout Wine isn’t just a quirky label, though, but a revolutionary game. Here’s how it works:… MORE
Ordering Pizza via TV
Ordering Pizza via TV
TiVo Tracks Your Domino's Order
TiVo has teamed up with Domino's Pizza to allow TiVo users to order pizza and track their orders using their broadband connection. Hungry couch potatoes can either order their Domino's for delivery or… MORE
Political Spin-Stoppers
Political Spin-Stoppers
SpinSpotter Keeps it Fair and Balanced
Still undecided about the upcoming presidential election? Can’t figure out if you’re getting fair and balanced news? Spinspotter.com is at your service, advising weary voters which way their news is slanted.… MORE
Celebrity Foreclosures
Celebrity Foreclosures
Evander Holyfield, Ed McMahon Lose Homes
The working man isn't the only one struggling in the sluggish housing market. Big name celebrities are being singled out too. It was announced this week that Evander Holyfield and Ed McMahon are both losing… MORE
Wi-Fi Allergies
Wi-Fi Allergies
Santa Fe Electro-Sensitivity
Get out your tin foil hats, everybody. A new affliction known as "electro-sensitivity" is causing a stir in Santa Fe. A group in the New Mexico capital is claiming to have allergies to Wi-Fi resulting… MORE
Interactive Human Body Museum
Interactive Human Body Museum
Corpus
Along the A44 highway, between Amsterdam and The Hague, sits a giant, human-shaped building. It is the home of Corpus, a tactile interactive museum experience that takes visitors through the spaces inside… MORE
Rescue Grasshoppers
Rescue Grasshoppers
Leaping Rescue Robots
A tiny little grasshopper inspired robot can jump 27 times its own body length; that's ten times farther than any other jumping robot. Scientists hope the little leaper will be able to aid in chemical… MORE
X-Ray Travel Bags
X-Ray Travel Bags
Skooba TSA-Friendly Laptop Bag
Back in March, the Transportation Security Administration asked luggage manufacturers to come up with a checkpoint-friendly laptop bag. Currently, all laptops, DVD players and similar electronic devices… MORE
4 Day School Weeks
4 Day School Weeks
Stay-Home Mondays Conserve Fuel
Kids in the MACCRAY School District in Minnesota are jumping for joy. The school district recently reduced their school week to four days, eliminating Monday and adding one hour of tutelage to each of… MORE
Laser Beam Alarm Clocks
Laser Beam Alarm Clocks
Bullseye Shot Turns it Off
Get back at those rude awakenings delivered by your alarm clock. The Laser Target Alarm Clock turns off when you take aim at the bullseye and shoot it with a remote handheld laser. Oh, and that's the only… MORE
Gas Price Mapping
Gas Price Mapping
MSN Gas Widget
MSN Autos has a new gas price mapping utility. Type in a zip code and the tool will display all the gas prices in the area, sorting them from lowest to highest. The database is updated every night to bring… MORE
Jet Engine Bicycles
Jet Engine Bicycles
Dangerous Creations on eBay
You need ear protection, head protection, and you should probably wear body armor too. Bob Maddox, an artist and cabinet maker from Oregon, invented the jet-powered bicycle and started selling them on… MORE
Address-Citing Parrots
Address-Citing Parrots
African Grey Tells You Where He Lives
From smart phones to smart cars, it seems that everything is getting a little more brainy. While most pet owners simply install a microchip tracking device in their furry (or feathered) friends, a Japanese… MORE
Innovative Sports Fabrics
Innovative Sports Fabrics
d3o Smart Polymer
d3o and it's a polymer compound that is flexible enough for the person wearing it to run, jump, roll or just about anything else. But when performing under a high impact scenario, like a slalom crash or… MORE
Anti-Phantom Power Gadgets
Anti-Phantom Power Gadgets
Belkin Conserve
Feeling the economic pinch? Saving a few dollars could be as simple as unplugging your gadgets when you're not using them. The Belkin Conserve surge protector­ allows users to select which outlets get… MORE
Nightmare-Inspired Photograpy
Nightmare-Inspired Photograpy
"After Dark, My Sweet" by Joshua Hoffine
Joshua Hoffine is an artist who finds inspiration in Hollywood icons like Stanley Kubrick. He directs the stars of his photos, usually family and friends, using elaborate sets and props, make-up and lighting… MORE
Saving Gas Money For Status Bikes
Saving Gas Money For Status Bikes
Rocketing Gas Prices Spur Sales
One of the top stories on Yahoo! News this week was the onslaught of bicycle sales in the wake of $4 per gallon gasoline. Adults are buying bikes for the first time since they were children and bicycle… MORE
American Idol Obsession
American Idol Obsession
Weird eBay Memorabilia
Back in the day I had some truly tasteless New Kids on the Block memorabilia. Today, there isn't much of a boy band for teenyboppers to flip over, so it would seem they've taken a lusty liking for their… MORE
Anti-Slip Banana Peels
Anti-Slip Banana Peels
Slip No More Decals
Got a boring bathtub? The Slip No More banana decals add cheeky personality to any tub. They're not just quirky, they're also smart. The non-skid banana peels are reminiscent of an Andy Warhol screen print.… MORE
Rocking Horse Toilets
Rocking Horse Toilets
Perry Dixon's Saddle Toilet
Freud might say this designer most certainly underwent trauma during his toilet training years. Designer Perry Dixon has built a better mousetrap, or rather, a better toilet. The claim is that the Rocking… MORE
Robotic Bouncers
Robotic Bouncers
"Bum Bot" Shoos away Homeless
What does a small business owner do when he's tired of his pub getting broken into? He builds a robot, of course. Atlanta pub owner Rufus Terrill is an upstanding citizen, he's owned his successful business… MORE
Cheap Internet for Travelers
Cheap Internet for Travelers
RovAir WiFi
The blogosphere is buzzing about a new service called RovAir. Rather than paying high hotel fees or subscribing to long term (and pricey) broadband aircard services, travelers can spend as little as $5.95… MORE
Portable Pee Bottles
Portable Pee Bottles
'My Pee Pee Bottle' For Toddlers (and Creepy People)
Today I learned of a product called "My Pee Pee Bottle". This is the most grossest of the gross. It's essentially no different than a plastic water bottle, but you're supposed to use it like a port-a-potty… MORE
Crystal Ball of Flight Delays
Crystal Ball of Flight Delays
DelayCast.com
The number-crunchers over at DelayCast have crunched some historical data to predict the likelihood of your flight being delayed or canceled. They can predict a broad range of delays by looking at specific… MORE
Molecular Mixology
Molecular Mixology
Mojitos With Orbs of Mint
When Bacardi wanted to reinvent the mojito, they turned to Molecular Mixologist Eben Freeman. Freeman devised a shot in which tiny orbs of mint seem to defy gravity. He starts by blanching the mint then… MORE
All You Can Eat Seats
All You Can Eat Seats
Stadiums Feed the Masses
What do major sports venues do when they want to sell more seats? They turn the cheap seats into all-you-can-eat seats. Fans are flipping for the gimmick, which usually cost about $25-$30 more than a regular… MORE
Airplane Privacy Chambers
Airplane Privacy Chambers
Delta Cozy Suites
Oh finally! An architectural way to avoid the chatty guy next to you! Delta is installing the Cozy Suite on its international 767s and 777s. It is a staggered seating plan designed by Thompson Solutions… MORE
Huge Harmful Handbags
Huge Harmful Handbags
Countless Coture Injuries
Hey Posh, Mary-Kate and all you huge handbag aficionados! Put down those enormous handbags, they're dangerous to your health! The American Chiropractic Association is saying that purse-related injuries… MORE

Featured Ideas

Business Casual Required
Business Casual Required
College PJ Ban
Pajama casual seems to be one of the most popular styles for teens and college coeds. Flowing flannel bottoms with skimpy tank tops and flip flops seem to be accepted in all situations; at sporting events,… MORE
Extremely Personalized Cake
Extremely Personalized Cake
Bride Serves Herself to Guests
Proving that everything is bigger in Texas, lone star bride Chidi Ogbuta had her likeness made into a cake for her wedding day. She said it was her childhood dream to have a full sized version of herself… MORE
Vertical Farming
Vertical Farming
Skyscraper Farms to Combat Global Warming
Dr. Dickson Despommier, Columbia University professor of environmental sciences and microbiology, proposes that building crop farms on top of urban skyscrapers could provide food in land deficient populations… MORE
Lamp That Blooms
Lamp That Blooms
LuLL Flower Light
LuLL is a lamp that opens and closes the same way a flower would in the morning and evening. At bed time the lamp softens to a warm glow, folds its petals, and turns itself off. In the morning the lamp… MORE
Luxury Laundry Detergents
Luxury Laundry Detergents
The Laundress Saves Delicates
The Laundress is a collection of luxury fabric detergents and upscale fabric care products. Founded by Lindsey Wieber, a sales executive for Chanel, and Gwen Whiting, a senior designer for Ralph Lauren,… MORE
Simple Solar Shingles
Simple Solar Shingles
So Hot Right Now
Harvesting solar power has become... cool! Technology has come so far that there is now a flexible, roll-on shingle to compliment solar paint cells . Since the 1970's, homeowners switching to solar power… MORE
Inflight USB Power Unit
Inflight USB Power Unit
Charging Audio Jacks
Finally we don't have to worry about electronics running out of juice on long flights. A company called Inflight Power has built an adapter that pulls power from the audio jack in airplane armrests and… MORE
“A Christmas Story” Board Game
“A Christmas Story” Board Game
I Double Dog Dare Ya
What was the name of the Lone Ranger’s nephew’s horse?  Which kid got his tongue stuck to the flagpole? What did Little Orphan Annie want Ralphie to drink?  If you know the answers, you’re sure… MORE
Like a Ski Lift for Cyclists
Like a Ski Lift for Cyclists
Trampe Bicycle Lift
90% of Trondheim's 30,000 students use their bikes as their main form of transportation. The third largest city in Norway has an extremely steep hill running right through downtown which was extremely… MORE
Saving Gas Money For Status Bikes
Saving Gas Money For Status Bikes
Rocketing Gas Prices Spur Sales
One of the top stories on Yahoo! News this week was the onslaught of bicycle sales in the wake of $4 per gallon gasoline. Adults are buying bikes for the first time since they were children and bicycle… MORE
Wine Cellar Sorbet
Wine Cellar Sorbet
Buzzy Dessert for Grown-Ups
Mmm, imagine a frosty treat on a steamy summer day. Ice cream isn't what you crave, and beer isn't your style. Two best friends from Queens created a wine sorbet while brainstorming ideas for the restaurant… MORE
User-Generated TV
User-Generated TV
I Hate Young People
Older generations just don't understand why today's youth do what they do. A new project called I Hate Young People is collecting user-generated stories to create a television pilot. It pits young against… MORE
Die Electric Plugs
Die Electric Plugs
Making Unused Outlets Functional (I Guess?)
Honestly, it took me a while to figure out what the purpose of these things was. Engineer artist Scott Amron has designed his Die Electrics as tools and as decoration. By using a non-conductive material,… MORE
The Anti Car Seat
The Anti Car Seat
The New Strappy Child Restraint For Airplanes
Air travel just got easier? You don't say! A new FAA approved child restraint device is making lives of parents easier and the person in front of you happier. A new gadget called CARES, the Child Aviation… MORE