Mouse With Cooling Fan, LED Message Scroller is Wonderful, Actually

My first thoughts on seeing this USB mouse with in-built fan-powered palm cooler and rotary LED message scroller: "Holy moly that's one craptaculous bit of gadgetry!" But then I reconsidered. First, who wouldn't like a less sweaty palm when mousing for protracted periods? And second, that message scroller (which even… » 10/23/08 4:36am 10/23/08 4:36am

USB Volcano May Be Best, Most Useless USB Gizmo Yet

The humble USB socket has provided power for some weird gizmos, but I think this might just take the biscuit: it's a USB-powered volcano. A fake one (duh!) in fact, with plastic lava beads that erupt out of the volcano in a water-filled desktop toy. Awesome—the mega-destructive and impressive power of nature reduced… » 9/30/08 10:30am 9/30/08 10:30am