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Sunball Solar Appliance

While Sunball sounds like something you get after spending too much time in a Speedo, this is actually some sort of solar generator that pounds out lots of electricity for just about $1,600. It uses a high-efficiency solar cell, the kind used on the Mars rovers, and a Fresnel lens which concentrates the light onto a…

QDA Oh! Lands on Feet!

Another first to be announced, literally with an exclamation point, is Singapore-based Qool Labs new GDA Oh!, being touted as the first "Palm-Powered Smartphone powered by the Garnet 5.4 OS with 1.3MP!" That's a mouthful! Anyhow, it runs on Windows Mobile 2003 2nd Edition OS and Freescale iMX@1 266MHz processor!…

Poop Carrier for Dogs

The Poopsadaisy— Let your dog carry the load. —is a strap on sack so Fido can carry his own leavings on those long walks in the back country where there are no trash cans for miles. While I can't really imagine the niche of dog-owner that might enjoy this—perhaps the sort that doesn't want to share ANYTHING with…

Lost in Translation

We don't usually post these "I saw this sign when I was on leave from the drying-out facility in Minnesota" tips, but this one was just too good. Reader Jefferson took this snap in his hometown of Teresa's Mexican Restaurant. First off, you've got the fact that this is a Mexican restaurant. Fair enough. Then, once…

Liquid Ass: It's Not Perfume

Buy a bottle of this and your whole house can smell like my chair on these hot August days! Liquid Ass has genuine Butt Crack Flava and is apparently sure to clear out a girl's locker room (??). Not sure the preoccupation with clearing young ladies out of enclosed spaces, but both StrangeNewProducts and the…

iOps JOCK Mini-PMP


The iOps JOCK is awfully small and plays WMV files as well as MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, MPEG4, WMV and DivX. It can even play back video on its tiny color 96 x 64 pixel LCD screen, but think about it: 96 x 64 is really small. At that resolution, someone's head will look like an accident. Ultimately, however, this…