This Music Video Makes Me Want to Take Karate Classes

When I was a kid, my mom wouldn't let me take karate classes—too violent. I ended up in tap and ballet instead. While I enjoyed my decade of dancing, I still feel a pang of remorse every time I walk by the dojo down the block from my apartment. But now, the new video for POP ETC's appropriately 80's song "Running in… » 1/12/15 7:00pm 1/12/15 7:00pm

A Knife That Karate Chops Your Food

I've karate chopped meat and produce before hoping that my inner black belt would be able to slice it up. Sadly, it never does. But! With Gama Go's Karate Chop Knife, I'll never feel wimpily inadequate again. HI YA, you lettuce! $12 [Gama Go via Core77] » 6/20/11 3:20pm 6/20/11 3:20pm

Even Karate-Mad Hermits Can't Resist Owning Cellphones In Japan

I thought hermits kept busy plastering windows with newspaper and collecting Pot Noodle cups. This Japanese hermit, while burying himself in the hills and practicing nunchuck skillz, has his own website and answers phonecalls—while being interviewed on TV. » 7/28/10 5:00am 7/28/10 5:00am

The I-Sobot in Action


Tomy's I-Sobot may be the world's smallest humanoid robot, but how does he move? Kind of like your dumb tubby friend from high school. He has stupid one-liner comebacks to many of your comments, "awesome" dance moves, karate actions that definitely leave something to be desired and he even loves playing the air… » 9/18/07 2:50pm 9/18/07 2:50pm