Remote controlled bidet, surprise your family and guests

Asians love to keep their private parts sparkling clean and the latest bidet being shown at Koreannovation in New York takes thing one step further. Not only does it have all the usual computerized Asian bidet wizardry such as pressure sensors, underwater nightlights, front and back nozzles, pressure adjustment, and automatic stool bacteria analysis, it…

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Vending Machine: Proof of age required

Tobacco vending machines in Japan now require proof of age to make a purchase. Currently this is in the form of a “taspo” age-verification card that must be scanned in order to make a purchase, and the card also has an electronic money function so no cash or separate credit/debit card is needed. Coming soon,…

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Self-stirring cup

This self-stirring cup invented by French students doesn’t exactly stir itself but it does eliminate the need for a spoon. The glass cup has a ceramic ball at the bottom that you use to stir your drink by moving the glass in a sophisticated elegant stirring motion. So very French. self stirring cup at gearfuse

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USB Head Massager

So you plug this thing into a USB port and it massages your head……. I’ve seem those movies where things that look like this infiltrate your brain, and I know how easy it is for Windows PC to get hacked. That thing is not going anywhere hear my head, not today, not ever! USB head…

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Another USB gadget for heating/cooling drinks

Here’s our weird Japanese gadget of the day. We have one of those little USB things that heats your cup of coffee but what about when you have something you want chilled (like ice tea maybe)? The Green House GH-USB-CUP2 (catchy name huh?) does both at the flip of a switch. Careful though it gets…

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French invent artificial mouth

French researchers have invented a new artificial mouth that mimics the the first steps of digestion – chewing, saliva release, and food breakdown. The goal is to create a mouth that could become part of a robotic taste tester designed to increase our understanding of flavor and improve food quality. They tested the mouth by…

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