I want to be as happy as this dog getting his head massaged

What are you doing to me? Let me sniff it. What is this giant metal spider? Let me sniff it again. Is that a squirrel over there? Wait... I trust you because I love you but I'm not sure what this... ohhh myyy goddd that feels so good. Keep it there. Keep it going. Everything is wonderful. Life is beautiful. I love you. » 2/28/14 12:27am 2/28/14 12:27am

I Let a Weird Man Rub Me for 10 Minutes, in the Name of Journalism


ITP, the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, is the birthplace of some incredibly weird and wonderful creative technology. Just this year, we've already seen butt plugs custom-made to represent the campaign of each GOP presidential candidate, and a descriptive camera that spits… » 5/15/12 10:00pm 5/15/12 10:00pm

Head Refresher Is 234 Points Of Scalp Massaging Crazy

I'm in love with crazy, vaguely acupressure-related gadgets » 11/24/08 11:00pm 11/24/08 11:00pm, so this Christmas I might actually drop some cash for the “Head Refresher.” Much like the , this insane-looking device lets you massage your own scalp, allegedly increasing blood circulation throughout your body, while making it look like an inverted sea…

Head Kenzan: Massage Away Stress, Torture Prisoners With One Handy…

The Head Kenzan is is inspired by a traditional Japanese tool called “kenzan” that is used in Japanese flower arranging to hold plants in place. But to westerners like myself, it looks like some sort of iron maiden for the scalp. However, the true purpose of the device is far from torture—in fact, it is designed to… » 10/06/08 1:26pm 10/06/08 1:26pm

OSIM uSpace Full Body Massage Chair Balances Your Body, Bank Account

At $6,000, this OSIM uSpace full body massage chair better do what it says in addition to just looking all sci-fi and space Pac-Manish. According to the manufacturer, the chair fixes you using mood lighting, massage, and music. They say the uSpace has three different modes: "revitalize", "relax" or "balance" you. … » 9/05/08 2:15pm 9/05/08 2:15pm

Virtual Lake Floating Lounge Brings the Sandman Every Time

Even the most crippling insomnia is surely no match for the Gentle Wave lounge. Using a handheld remote, users can control a rocking motion that is designed to simulate floating in a lake. It can also be used to manage the intensity of the sound wave massage emanating from its dual 50-watt transducers. Combine that… » 9/03/08 3:30pm 9/03/08 3:30pm

The $2000 DanBall Relieves Stress, Keeps Typing Fingers Limbered Up

I'll be the first to admit that having someone massage your hands is relaxing, especially after a long day of typing away on a computer. If you agree, a finger massage from this DanBall device may be just the thing to help melt away your stress. According to the manufacturer, it can give you up to 50 one minute… » 7/25/08 2:20pm 7/25/08 2:20pm

Sharper Image Human Touch Massage Chairs Look Familiar

Reader Tim points out that this massage chair, seen at Sharper Image, looks really familiar. You know, we think he's right, but we can't quite get a grasp on it. We just hope they keep on selling these things even after their stores close-you know, for the human touch. Seriously, it's like on the tip of our tongue.… » 6/27/08 8:30pm 6/27/08 8:30pm