Archives for May 2007

Hold your nice clean towels with a dog butt

Here’s a gizmo that’s sure to draw a few comments the next time you have company over. It’s a towel holder with a quirk: it’s a dog’s rear end.

What it’s like to apply for a job at Ikea

I’m starting a new category called Gizmo Comedy where I’ll post stuff like this from time-to-time. I hope you enjoy it! I don’t know the source of this, so if you’re the artist, drop me a line and I’ll link to your site.

Never lose your keys on your desk again!

If you’re one of those people who’s constantly losing their keys underneath the mess of papers, magazines, and other stuff on your desk, this is the gizmo for you: a tiny, hand-held metal detector!

Mmmmm your hand looks tasty today!

This unusual pot-holder not only protects your hands from being burned but it may even make you and your guests hungrier for whatever you’re cooking!

Keep your drinks cool while you compute

One of the more useful USB gizmos, this USB-powered drink chiller may actually be worth having.

Storage space under your staircase

You’re probably thinking about the usual area under the staircase – like the one that Harry Potter lived in which is created by the angle of the staircase itself. Well, how about a completely new idea that will have you smacking your head for not thinking of it?

Gallery of posts up to 05-24-2007

Gallery of posts up to 05-24-2007

Clean that filthy, infected airplane air

They say that airplanes are a major source of sickness — you and a hundred plus people all coughing and sharing the same air. How are you to avoid getting sick before the vacation you’re flying to?

It’s got a frickin’ laser!

Sure lasers can be used for stuff like advanced physics experiments and astronomy, but how does that help Joe Sixpack? Stick a laser on your putter and find out!

Patio umbrella keeps you cool while you chill

Providing more than simple, old-fashioned shade, this patio umbrella sprays a fine mist to keep you cool while you hang-out.