Paper Shredder Reinvented In Sculpture-Like Paper2Dust Concept

Paper shredders are usually simple and utilitarian-designed boring boxes, which may be why Bluelarix Designworks went to town on this reimagining of the machine. Paper2Dust is bizarrely sculptural, and works by having a "fast turning cord" spinning inside the top that literally rips the paper you slide into it into dust. … » 11/10/08 6:34am 11/10/08 6:34am

IBM Laptop Concept Features Built-In Scanner, Shredder

Whether you are a spy or a shady CEO, this laptop concept by Nicolas Lehotzky has features that will fit the bill. I'm not crazy about the giant protruding lock / finger scanner, and the USB slots hidden behind a lockable metal cap may be a bit of a nuisance—but I love the built in scanner and paper shredder to archive … » 10/15/08 1:20pm 10/15/08 1:20pm

What Happens When a Computer Programmer Decides to Build a Cheap…

Not surprisingly, you get the nerdiest surfboard ever. The "Shredder" surfboard was designed by a computer programmer named Mike Sheldrake after he decided to replace his old board. Since he did not possess the skills necessary to make a board the traditional way, he decided to use 3-D modeling software to design a… » 5/22/08 7:20pm 5/22/08 7:20pm

Spy Pen Writes with Invisible Ink, Illuminates with Ultraviol, Then…

Ever get caught passing a note in class? Instead of swallowing the evidence, you droogs can just shred that little piece of your personal life, and your privacy will be intact with this ultraviolet spy pen with a message shredder built in. Ultraviolet? Yes, the pen also writes messages with special ink that can only be … » 11/29/07 3:00pm 11/29/07 3:00pm

USB-Powered CD Destroyer Mauls a Disc in Five Seconds

Keep that schoolmarm from perusing your porn with this USB-powered CD destroyer from Brando. In just five seconds, this hungry beast renders any CD or DVD unreadable, grinding in devastating circular scratches and resulting in a strangely beautiful coaster that reminds us of a Spirograph. » 8/22/07 10:00am 8/22/07 10:00am

Hamster-Powered Paper Shredder Mark II

Tom Ballhatchet, of Hamster Paper Shredder fame, has gone on to develop a better model. The cage's top and bottom are now matching in lipstick red, and there are slots for depositing food and water next to the paper slot. Gearing is internal, which makes us wonder about Hammy's safety, but if you look carefully and… » 5/17/07 5:41am 5/17/07 5:41am