Get A Sense Of How Dire Shark Finning Is From This Visual Represenation

One thing infographics are really good for is providing a sense of scale. Certain numbers are just too big to really comprehend, and can also be made to sound bigger or smaller than they actually are depending on how they're presented. As Shark Week comes to a close, it seems apt to take shark finning as an example. » 8/11/13 9:00pm 8/11/13 9:00pm

Bun-In-The-Oven Scale Shows How Pregnant She Really Is

As if her expanding belly—among two other bigger, more fantastic body parts—isn't proof enough to show you how pregnant your baby mama is, the Bun-In-The-Oven Scale will remind your woman of her pregnancy journey, via expanding waistline images, every time she has gained another 20 pounds—that's one ginormous baby!… » 10/23/08 9:54pm 10/23/08 9:54pm

Weighing Seat: A Chair That Weighs Fatties, Farts

As if you didn't already feel fat enough, how does sitting on a chair that doubles as a scale sound? Indeed, the Weighing Seat concept from the design team at Atypyk reminds you of how fat you are getting every time you sit down to eat. It could very well be the most effective diet you have ever been on. Either that,… » 8/15/08 8:30pm 8/15/08 8:30pm

CNet Scoring System Analyzed; 70% of all gadgets between 6.0 and 7.9

I've always teased friends at CNet about their rating system, which appears to always rate products between 7 and 8, meaning everything is more or less "very good" in score. Ecoustics has done the job of analyzing 1,325 reviews from 2007 (all of them?) and figured out the exact math: 96% of all ratings from last year… » 5/05/08 6:01pm 5/05/08 6:01pm

Paper e-Ink Scale Design Looks Great on Paper, Might Not Be Practical

This e-paper bathroom scale idea from Duck Image Studio seems like a fantastic idea at first. It's e-ink, so it's thin, which means you can embed it into bath mats or floor tiles or maybe even into your shower. Imagine being able to see how much you weigh every time you bathed, or brushed your teeth, or took a leak… » 2/19/08 2:47pm 2/19/08 2:47pm