Bamboo Speakers Aren't Just For Looks, Are Really Made of Bamboo

Any set of speakers that only push 2W and cost $30 probably aren't the greatest, but you have to respect any piece of electronic gadgetry that's made of ACTUAL FREAKING BAMBOO.

According to Gadgets Alerts, the company chose bamboo because it provides a greater sound range than similarly spec'd speakers, but who knows for sure. Clearly, the reason for buying these is for geek bragging rights. [Bamboo Speakers via GadgetsAlerts via Technabob]