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September 21, 2012

The Popinator

Wrote reader Alan Fick about the video he sent along yesterday, "American ingenuity at its best."

Precisely.

This demonstrates why France is a dead country (or theme park as William Gibson aptly described it): nothing like the Popinator could ever be invented there.

Not even close.

September 21, 2012 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Human Organ For Transplant Insulated Lunch Tote

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From The Green Head: "This tote sends a disturbing message to co-workers to stay clear of your lunch."

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$24.99. (lunch not included).

September 21, 2012 at 03:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

An open letter to my Mac users group: What's it all about, anyway?

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Above, an email I sent Wedneday in response to a question that popped up in my mailbox from a fellow UVa Mac User group member.

Am I nuts to feel the way I do?

You tell me.

September 21, 2012 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack

AeroBed Pakmat — Bed in a can

Love it.

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Videre credere est.

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$95.95.

[via The Awesomer and Richard Kashdan]

September 21, 2012 at 01:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Let's go bowling!

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What?

You say you can hardly do that in the middle of a work day?

You are so wrong.

Bonus: TechnoDolt®™©-approved.

From the website:

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INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Click PLAY

2. Pick your shoes

3. Pick your ball

4. Move mouse left/right to place ball

5. Move mouse left/right within the ball to set shot arrow

6. Hold Right mouse button and release when the red arrow is where you wish

September 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Walking Robot Kit

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From the website:

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Build your own simple bipedal robot out of paper and other assorted parts.

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Finished robot walks by alternately moving its legs.

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This fun-to-build kit includes paper body parts and assorted supplies needed to create a 120 mm x 150 mm x 85 mm bipedal robot.

Tools needed: Scissors, X-Acto knife, Phillips head screwdriver, tape.

Requires one AA battery (not included).

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$15.95.

[via Richard Kashdan]

September 21, 2012 at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Cat eats with fork

Videre est credere.

[via Richard Kashdan, who can do this too.]

September 21, 2012 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (5) | TrackBack

3-D Photo Frame

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"This frame gives your 4" x 6" photo a volume effect."

$15 CAD (Home Accessories).

September 21, 2012 at 09:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

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