Real life returning batarang boomerang would make Batman jealous

It's pretty hard to make Batman jealous. The dude has enough money for an entire world, gadgets to play with everyday, a secret cave to hang out in, dashing good looks and beautiful companions to take out to dinner. But here's one thing you can have that's better than Batman's: a fully returning Batarang in real life.… » 1/28/14 9:01pm 1/28/14 9:01pm

Video of Space Boomerang Is Exactly What You Expect

We knew that boomerangs work in space because Takao Doi tried one in the International Space Station last month. Now, thanks to JAXA's obsession with cameras we have proof on video. The usual skeptics who think that Elvis is really the only human that ever went to the moon—and still lives there—will be happy. [JAXA » 5/01/08 8:06am 5/01/08 8:06am

A Knock-Off of the PS3 Controller Nobody Wanted

Click to viewSony's Boomerang controller for the PS3 never made the light of day, but that doesn't stop it from being knocked off by a Chinese OEM. We spotted this in the International Corridor of CES. And we feel really, really bad for the sweatshop workers who have to crank out such products...that are obsolete… » 1/09/08 1:55pm 1/09/08 1:55pm

BoomChef Solar-Powered Hot Dog Grill Is Niche Market Gold

If there is one complaint I have about every boomerang competition I go to, it's that there simply aren't enough hot dogs. Apparently boomerang enthusiast Paul Sprague and I don't frequent the same contests, because when he goes boomeranging (yep, that's a word), he brings along his self-designed BoomChef… » 7/17/07 7:47pm 7/17/07 7:47pm