Zero-Gee Computing Recliner Proves Our Fat Future is Now

Everyone saw Wall-E, right? And how the luxury cruisers of the future glide around in floating touch-screen-equipped easy chairs? Then the Zero-Gee gaming/blogging "workstation" should look mighty familiar. Its ergonomic, reclining frame is designed to ensure your ass is free from the forces of gravity as you type, type, … » 7/21/08 2:20pm 7/21/08 2:20pm

I-Shovel: The Autonomous Snow Shoveling Robot

If growing up in upstate New York has taught me anything, it's that shoveling snow really, really sucks. The I-Shovel is a new device that promises to automate this task—much like the Roomba and the Husqvarna lawnmower have done for other annoying chores. According to the project website, the I-Shovel can automatically … » 4/28/08 4:00pm 4/28/08 4:00pm

Fit Fur Life Doggy Treadmill Walks That Mutt So You Won't Have To

If you're too lazy to walk a few steps but still want your dog to get a workout, this Fit Fur Life $1400 dog treadmill lets you get some vicarious exercise, courtesy of Fido's four feet. We're not quite understanding why this is so expensive (other than its maker calling it "the best dog treadmill in the world"), because … » 12/28/07 2:15pm 12/28/07 2:15pm