I've Never Felt This Way About a Stone Mat Before

You can't tell this is made of felt at a glance, so it would make the perfect prank on any visitors who have small children. Then again, it costs $500, and that prank isn't that funny. [Vivaterra via Neatorama] » 1/18/10 6:40pm 1/18/10 6:40pm

Largest TV Remote Ever Controls Windows Media Center

Behold the MEGAREMOTE! Actually, roll onto it, because you can't hold it: It's made with two flexible Dance Dance Revolution mats for the PlayStation 2, hacked to control Windows Media Center with your feet. » 3/05/09 11:40am 3/05/09 11:40am

Wii Fit Mat Soaks Up Non-existent Sweat From Wii Fit Workout

Our colleagues from Kotaku have played with the Wii Fit balance accessory for the Wii and give it a unanimous "hate it," but we still have high hopes for the thing. Joining us in our wishful thinking is the entirety of Japan, which bought 1 million of these things already, and Japanese peripheral makers, who made a … » 1/16/08 5:45pm 1/16/08 5:45pm

Scrabble Welcome Mat Welcomes Immaturity

With "Your Welcome Mat" by designer Jeni Rodger, the swappable letters make for endless fun. I mean, you don't even need to "welcome" people anymore. You could be like, "yo, sup" instead. And then your in-laws would know that you aren't just some beast that can be tamed, groomed and shoved in a clean pair of… » 11/01/07 10:14am 11/01/07 10:14am

Electric Heated Rug from Panasonic

Panasonic has released a range of electric rugs into the Japanese market that heat up to a toasty 114 degrees. At first glance this seems like an extravagant waste of power, but it's actually very green. If you're sitting in the living room watching a movie, then you only need to heat the rug to get warm, not the… » 8/29/07 6:54am 8/29/07 6:54am