Victor Mouse Trap Is Really an Electrocution Dungeon

Just listen to this announcer. Have you ever heard someone so happy, nay, spiritually fulfilled » 11/03/08 8:20am 11/03/08 8:20am over rodent control? We're pretty sure he was paid to do this voice over for the Victor Multi-Kill Electronic Mouse Trap, a $100 mini chamber that electrocutes 150 mice per set of batteries, but we're also pretty sure that…

Finger Trap Puts the Smackdown on Unwanted Laptop Usage

For a moment, let's just forget about the fact that this Finger Trap concept is ridiculous and would be completely useless as a real-world product. I mean, the idea of smashing someone's finger for trying to touch your trackpad is only a joke. Now, electrocuting someone » 10/15/08 12:30pm 10/15/08 12:30pm for trying to touch your laptop is a completely…

BBG Perfect Gadget List Shows That Tech Can't Improve Everything

BBG has done an impressive thing: It came up with a list of 10 perfect gadgets, unchanged by time or tech. No need to build the better mousetrap, because the tried and true mousetrap made the list. So did the wristwatch, the toilet and scissors. I don't agree with the inclusion of the toaster (I prefer a toaster oven), … » 7/01/08 8:00pm 7/01/08 8:00pm

Maker Faire: Life-Size Mouse Trap Game

I'm not sure what the recent trend is, but everyone seems to be life-sizing my childhood. Remember the game Mousetrap? Yes, the game that was fun for 30 seconds, and not worth the effort and time it took to set it up. Someone has created a life-size replicate of the Mousetrap Rube Goldberg machine. Rather than dropping … » 4/16/07 3:00pm 4/16/07 3:00pm

High-Tech Mousetrap Uses Infrared Sensors, Bucket


One thing that has yet to be tech'd out, until now, is the mousetrap. Sure, you can use the age old wooden trap that snaps the mouse in half, but that is a little too inhumane. » 2/07/07 4:00pm 2/07/07 4:00pm

Yeah, that is pretty awesome. Now I just need to create a bigger version to trap the ladies. (Just kidding, ladies, I'm not a creep, that's …