Wing Man Baby Seat: Carbon Fiber Gets Knocked Up

For anyone with a child, that bond you feel with your offspring is the most powerful in nature. And your protective instincts demand the absolute best in child safety, like this $4,000 Wing Man baby seat prototype. It's constructed of strong, lightweight carbon fiber—the same material used in performance cars and… » 11/19/08 1:00pm 11/19/08 1:00pm

Frellstedt Light-Up Bench: Illumination For Bums

Kind of the inverse of the psychedelic LED effects we showed you earlier, this relaxing Light Bench is maker Frellstedt's idea of the future of seating. You know, the future where even garden furniture uses up electricity and contributes to global warming. Okay, it's stuffed with LEDs, so it only consumes 95W, but you… » 7/01/08 2:00pm 7/01/08 2:00pm

Real Pilot Seat for Real Combat Flight Simulator Pilots

If you are a hard core combat flight simulator pilot with a spare $15,560, this completely-restored 1957 Mk. 5 ejection seat is a must. Manufactured by legendary Martin-Baker, who started work on ejection seats in 1934, this model can withstand 40 G deceleration loads and includes a canopy breaker for planes like the… » 3/24/08 9:00am 3/24/08 9:00am

Bookseat: the Book Storage Chair for Small Libraries

Useful if you have a really really small apartment, or you just appreciate bookshelf-cum-furniture design, the plywood Bookseat stores your TV Guide copy of War and Peace handily within reach. Alternatively, if you think books are old hat, you could store your DVDs and computer mags in it. Some might think Bookseat is… » 3/03/08 11:36am 3/03/08 11:36am

Hypercolor Heat-Changing Toilet Shows Who's Been Assing it Up

Even though we're comfortable with sitting on a toilet seat that someone just vacated (and vacated their bowels on), it still comes as a surprise just how warm that seat is—the ass must be a bit higher than 98 degrees. This thermochromic toilet seat, however, lets you know exactly how warm the seat is, with a bonus… » 1/02/08 7:10pm 1/02/08 7:10pm

D-Box GP-200 Racing Game Seat Costs a Fortune

Although it's not the ultimate racing setup, this D-Box GP-200 definitely has the sitting and steering part of the equation solved. The bucket seat has three hydraulic jacks, five speakers, and is attached to a steering column that looks more solid than most cars built in the '70s. However, the set only works with a… » 10/18/07 2:30pm 10/18/07 2:30pm

Glowing Toilet Seat Makes Your Deposits Look Really Disgusting

Luckily most of us at Giz are still young enough not to have to wake up multiple times a night to pee, but when we do reach that stage, we're investing in a Glowing Toilet Seat. Just bright enough so you don't make a mess that our wives we have to clean up in the morning, but not bright enough so you can't fall back… » 3/02/07 4:00pm 3/02/07 4:00pm