Finally, A Wrinkle Reducer That Is Also The Embodiment Of Evil

Our superficial, beauty-obsessed culture is pretty scary. People starve themselves or have serious surgeries so they can look a certain way. But for better or worse (definitely worse) we're all pretty used to hearing about those beauty interventions. Which is why it's unusual to see a new wrinkle-reducer and… » 5/26/13 11:11am 5/26/13 11:11am

Polish Politicians Don Anonymous Masks To Protest EU Counterfeiting…

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA to its friends, is coming under fire in the EU from those who fear it will lead to online censorship. But it's recieved particular attention from the public of Poland, and that's been reflected by some of the nation's politicians. » 1/27/12 7:00am 1/27/12 7:00am

Thanko Should Really Be Locked Away for Inhumane Treatment of Models

You can just imagine the photographer urging on this poor Japanese man, who's modelling the season's latest USB-accessories. "More rawr, I said! We want realism, not shame! You're meant to be breathing easier with that mask on!" [Thanko via SlashGear] » 2/03/11 1:40pm 2/03/11 1:40pm

This Stormtrooper Helmet Was Made With Two Milk Jugs

Here's an awesomely creative example of being resourceful: a Star Wars fan built a Stormtrooper helmet out of two milk jugs. Yes, that helmet in the picture was made with those plastic milk gallons in your fridge right now. » 10/10/10 3:00pm 10/10/10 3:00pm

Why Photo Booth Is Different from Real Life

In case you hadn't realize just how disgusting Apple's Photo Booth filters could be, Mark Pernice and team converted a Photo Booth self-portrait to a real life, 3D mask. Here was the before shot: » 4/23/10 3:20pm 4/23/10 3:20pm

Sidewinder Firefighters' Mask Has Every Bell and Whistle A Lifesaver…

Let's get a rather important fact out of the way first: it's just a concept. Little boys reading this should cross it off their list to Father Christmas now, before their hopes rise even higher. » 4/07/10 7:36am 4/07/10 7:36am

ColdAvenger Mask Heats and Humidifies The Air You Breathe In

Designed by a physician and inspired by the US and Canadian militaries, the ColdAvenger not only protects the skin from the elements, it also protects your respiratory system with a removable ventilator. » 1/22/10 8:00pm 1/22/10 8:00pm

The Comfort Respirator

This respirator mask design by Elijah Stillson is meant to have comfort AND function, ensuring that when a biological attack does hit, you won't even notice that you're wearing a mask. You will notice the dead bodies, however. [Yanko Design] » 6/30/09 9:30pm 6/30/09 9:30pm

This Is How Darth Vader's Mask Looks Inside

Here's the (probably) most famous mask in the world from the inside, which you can barely see in the movies. Lord Darth Vader's mask is supposed to help him breathe, but what do all those other little electronic parts do? » 6/24/09 10:40am 6/24/09 10:40am

Liquid Image Scuba Series HD320 Diving Video Mask Is Dumbtastic

When I go on my diving vacation at the end of this month, I won't be bringing this video mask. Why anyone would like to attach dumb headlights to vital diving gear is beyond me. » 1/05/09 7:20pm 1/05/09 7:20pm

DIY Sleeping Mask Puts You In Control of Your Dreams

There's a Lucid Dream Machine sleeping mask on Instructables that pulses LEDs in your eyelids four hours after you fall asleep, waking you up just enough to notice your dreams and control their outcomes. The mask requires a fair bit of soldering and programming experience, so it isn't for DIY luddites like me. Which… » 6/20/08 7:50pm 6/20/08 7:50pm

Emotion Mask Brings Kekekekeke To Life

This "Mask of Emotion" was made at the Hongik University in Korea, which explains why their emoticons are very Asian, as opposed to the more :'( style us westerners use. It's supposed to be hide your personal emotion while displaying whatever one you choose, which is limited to happy, kinda happy, very happy, sad,… » 6/06/08 5:30pm 6/06/08 5:30pm

Japanese Nose Mask Pit Saves You From Allergies, Talking Normally

Are your allergies so severe that a Claritin has no effect? The Japanese have a solution, and it involves shoving round pieces of plastic up your nose to block out allergens. It may seem unorthodox, but as the lady at the clinic keeps telling me, prevention is much more effective than cures. We'll stick to pills,… » 4/29/08 5:20pm 4/29/08 5:20pm

The Dalek Voice Changing Helmet Will Exterminate Your Love Life

The popularity of the hideous Dalek Sec Hybrid Mask last year proved once again that Dr. Who fans are a loyal bunch. Soon, these fans will be able to strike fear/laughter in the hearts of their enemies once again by donning this dapper Dalek voice changing helmet. Naturally, you will be able to run around yelling… » 4/23/08 4:00pm 4/23/08 4:00pm

Iron Man Toys: Guns and Action Figures...Made of Plastic

Die cast metal. That was a stamp of approval all premium toys in the 80s received. But not now. And if there is a modern set of toys that deserves to be metal, its the official line of Hasbro made IRON Man toys: an action figure, nerf machine gun and mask/repulsor glove combo. He's not called Plastic Man for a reason,… » 4/09/08 6:13pm 4/09/08 6:13pm

Sippy Mask Turns You Into an Alien From Mos Eisley Cantina

In the light, this sippy mask by Jennifer Maestre gives me Darkman vibes, like there's some horrible disfigurement underneath. But, under a black light, the whole thing glows, including the little drinkie tube, so I could definitely see more of a Star Wars chillin' at the cantina type of look, especially with some… » 2/12/08 3:30pm 2/12/08 3:30pm

Liquid Image Camera-Mask Lets You Shoot Video, Take Pics Underwater

Although only waterproof to 15 feet, and therefore not exactly serious underwater snapper gear, this Liquid Image digital camera-mask is not a bad idea for kids or snorkelers as it lets you take hands-free images of the Big Blue. Full details will be released at CES next month, but we've got a bit more info after the… » 12/20/07 5:58am 12/20/07 5:58am

Kiss Mask Makes Smooching Mandatory

We're not sure what this art project from 1999 is designed to say, but it's a kissing mask that locks two girls into kissing mode when worn. During the exhibition, there was a microphone sewn into the connecting tube that recorded the "conversation, breathing and kissing that occurs inside," which was then burned onto… » 9/26/07 3:00pm 9/26/07 3:00pm