Buy the-Man-Who-Has-Everything Speakers In the Shape Of His Own Face

House more Italian Renaissance than minimalist bachelor's pad? You can't buy any old speaker set, then. You may as well try and camouflage your home audio set-up using these resin statue speakers, which can be customized even in your own likeness. [Richard Grant via Unplggd via OhGizmo] » 7/01/11 4:40am 7/01/11 4:40am

Second Life-Sized Gundam Statue Begins Erection

Joining Tokyo's life-sized Gundam statue, the second life-sized Gundam has started being built in Shizuoka for its July 24th unveil. It'll hold a massive beam saber, and will mark the 30th anniversary of the Gundam plastic figurines. [JapanToday via Kotaku] » 6/03/10 5:17am 6/03/10 5:17am

Regular Russian City Immortalizes Enema With $42,000 Statue Held Aloft …

The enema is a gadget you probably don't think about too often, but for many people it's a invaluable tool that's made many an uncomfortable situation flow more smoothly. For the Russians, it's obviously something more, because one city there erected an 800-pound, $42,000 statue to honor the device for its many years… » 6/21/08 2:00pm 6/21/08 2:00pm

The Cloud Is Your Furryoptics Best Friend, Strangely Turns Me On

MIT mobile experience lab's latest experiment is The Cloud, a pseudo-organic life form made of carbon glass that perceives humans using hundreds of sensors. It responds with sounds and light, using more than 15,000 individually-controlled optical hairs. That's 40 miles of fiber optics inside this 13-foot long furry.… » 6/21/08 7:34am 6/21/08 7:34am