Uni-ball Kuru Toga Mechanical Pencil: Stays Sharp Forever

If I had to go back to high school math class again, the Kuru Toga Mechanical Pencil is the only pencil I'd take with me. Why? Because it has a twist and turn mechanism that automatically rotates its lead to keep a perfectly sharp point every time you write. » 6/17/11 4:30pm 6/17/11 4:30pm

DIY Swivelling Lego iPhone Dock Fulfills Our Weekend Lego Quota

This is a pretty simple construction that actually doesn't look as ridiculous as it sounds. The dock rotates, taking advantage of the iPhone and iPod Touch's accelerometer and making use of allowing movie-viewing landscape mode. Not bad! [BricksInMyPocket via DVICE] » 9/12/09 3:45pm 9/12/09 3:45pm

Rotating Houses Are Becoming a Luxury Trend, Not Just a Gimmick, Says…

We've seen Dynamic Towers, the planned condo skyscraper in Dubai where every floor rotates independently. But according to The Economist, this Jetsons-esque way of living could become the next big thing in luxury housing. » 1/28/09 11:00pm 1/28/09 11:00pm

iHome iH41 Rotating iPod Alarm Clock Released, Gets $80 Price Tag

Back in May we alerted you to the unusual iHome iH41 » 8/12/08 6:33am 8/12/08 6:33am iPod dock alarm clock, which can swivel around its own corner to let you display a docked iPod touch as widescreen or portrait. Well, it's now available to purchase, with an $80 price tag. It's got Expanded Bass and Reson8 technology to give its sounds a little…

Windscraper Buildings Generate Power

Architect David Fisher has envisioned a new tower that is one part wind turbine and one part skyscraper. The tower is based around a concrete center core, with each floor spinning like an individual wind turbine. When all of the turbines are harnessed together the tower will not only be able to power itself, but up to… » 5/14/07 8:20pm 5/14/07 8:20pm

Motorized House Always Turns to Bright Side

We always start our day with a glorious view of the piss-stained alley next to us, but some clever contractor in Australia designed and built a motorized house that rotates to the view of your choice (assuming you have nice views to choose from). The house is made of glass and steel and has a max speed of 1… » 10/24/06 6:10pm 10/24/06 6:10pm