Category: Do Not Want

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Jan 03 2014

Just What I Need: Runaway Alarm Clock

Is there anything that makes you madder than your alarm going off in the morning. Yes, when the alarm doesn’t go off on a morning it should. Just this morning the alarm on my phone dutifully awoke me to get ready for work. Unfortunately I wasn’t having any of that so I hit the snooze …

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Dec 30 2013

Won’t Fit in a Pocket: Batmobile Tumbler iPhone Case

If you’re fool enough to have purchased an iPhone 5 in the first place then there is a good chance that you’ll also by some crazy case to put it in that will render the phone even less usable. Case in point, the Batmobile Tumbler case available here. Hope you know Japanese so you can …

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Dec 13 2013

I Foresee Injuries: New Active Balance Chair

Let’s start out with the simple expectations we have for a chair. The bare essentials require a flat surface to sit on and a back to lean against and hang your jacket one when you don’t have a coat rack. We really don’t ask a lot. From there we can start to get fancy, maybe …

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Dec 11 2013

Well That’s Horrifying: Dental Training Dummy Calendar

What scares you the most? Wow, that’s really screwed up. You should talk to a priest or something. If that last statement doesn’t apply to you and you answered “the dentist” or “mannequins” or “calendars” then I’d like to welcome you to your nightmare. Here’s a calendar presumably put out by Satan himself, that uses …

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Dec 09 2013

Coming to a Nightmare Near You: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark the Movie

Remember these books? You read them in like 5th or 6th grade and didn’t sleep for two weeks afterwards. Your mom got mad and went and talked to the school counselor to see if you would ever recover and the counselor had to tell her that, “He didn’t know because his kid’s been up for …

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Nov 18 2013

Pay No Mind: Unidentifiable Monster Found in Vietnam

We all know that sometimes the news media takes a story with minimal details and runs with it. Run News Media, Run! Most of the time that’s great because it makes for good stories now and good apologies later. Sometimes though we wish they would do a bit more research before they tell us Graboids are …

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Nov 11 2013

Now That’s an Idea: Towel Free Body Dryer

Let me pitch you a couple of situations. The first is when you take a shower and you get out only to discover there are no towels in the bathroom. “Who the hell took all the towels out of the bathroom?” you yell as you streak through the house to find one.  The next is …

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Nov 08 2013

Do Not Want: Motorola Neck Tattoo Microphone

Remember in the Mission Impossible movies where the spies were constantly wearing masks and stickers on their throats to change how they looked and talked? Well, this story is completely different. There is still something that goes on your neck though, so my leap to a movie reference is still allowed right? Motorola just filed …

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Oct 22 2013

This Probably Spells Doom: First Fully Bionic Man

Like Frankenstein’s monster, cobbled together from a hodgepodge of body parts, the bionic man is an amalgam of the most advanced human prostheses — from robotic limbs to artificial organs to a blood-pumping circulatory system. I think I’ll call him Chet. Doesn’t he look like a Chet to you? When’s the last time you met …

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Oct 03 2013

Makes For a Bad Day: Car Almost Floats off Temporary Bridge

If any of you have ever spent time driving through floods you know there are a couple of things to keep in mind. Forward momentum is invaluable. Watch out for man holes. Be considerate of your fellow drivers. Here’s a video that’s quickly going viral of a couple of cars driving through a flood in …

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