Gadgettes 107: The Zen Episode

There's a lot of bad news out there this week. To be honest, it's kind of stressing us out. Here are a few distractions designed to take your mind off of the bad stuff, and harness the good stuff.

There's a lot of bad news out there this week. To be honest, it's kind of stressing us out. Here are a few distractions designed to take your mind off of the bad stuff, and harness the good stuff.


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EPISODE 107

Griffin AirCurve

Math intuition test

Pottery Barn makes 'Star Wars' bedsheets cool again--kind of

Moldy bag prevents your lunch from being stolen

Chevy Volt reveal

Vacumm in style with the Issey Miyake + Dyson Limited Edition (thx Richard)

Hello Kitty Watch
Hello Kitty robot coming to clean you with cuteness (thx Sheala and Gregory!)

FUG!
Ferrari station wagon is a crime against cars

Kill me.
PMS Buddy isn’t at all offensive to women. Oh, wait…

What a concept
AI helicopters. Awesome.

Pink Watch
Memorex miniMove boombox

E-MAIL
Molly, I know all this DJ “tool” anger is coming from a place of jealousy. Deep down, I think you really just want--nay, NEED--your own DJ flyer. Thankfully, I’m here to fill that need.

Molly’s DJ Flyer

Btw, before you get too harsh on the graphics, I actually shot that background image as an experimental tossing of my camera into the air. I would never have used it in this way, but why steal someone else’s lame background when I had one of my own? And, I’m sure I could have done a better job, but why waste too much time on a joke, right?

Meredith
Atlanta


“Lite-Brite” device goes HD!…
The Luminodot packs a super-dense 70×50 grid, which accommodates 3,500 light pegs on a slick HDTV-looking frame.
[...]
It’s sadly Japan-only for the moment, where it sells for around $100. But there’s a cool Flash simulator on Bandai’s site where you can play with a virtual Luminodot and plan your designs with PDF templates.

WOW--this totally takes me back!

Shalin


TOOL TIME
Looking through my Think Geek catalog (yes, they still mail paper catalogs from time to time), I found this. It’s the iPhone Camera Telescope. Yeah...OK. I’m not an Apple person myself, and I know lots of people are, but I can’t think of too many people that would be in love with this idea. Maybe that’s just me, though. What makes it even more tooly? It won’t work with the 3G iPhone.

Enjoy!
Holly in NYC
(hollyhock on Twitter and CNET forums)


CNET Gadgettes (and maybe Mike Yamamoto),

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Check us out!

Best,
Brian

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