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Four offbeat Android launchers to transform your phone

Want to give your phone a new look, without having to design it yourself? These four launchers have you covered.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By Dec. 22, 2012

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Offbeat photo apps to make something unique on your iPhone

Instead of making your images look retro, this collection of apps let you do something a little different with your photos.

By Aug. 31, 2012

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Offbeat Guides: Build your own travel books

Technorati founder David Sifry says good-bye to blog search and hello to book publishing, but in a very Web 2.0 way.

By Jun. 1, 2008

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Is this burrito graph the silliest Kickstarter project ever?

A design student turns to Kickstarter to fund a bizarre project with the goal of graphing the deliciousness of a chicken burrito.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Hunt ghosts with Snooperscope smartphone night vision lens

This magnetic device lets you act like a creepy spy, observe nocturnal wildlife, or see Kinect infrared dots.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Assemble the $99 Kano DIY computer in minutes

With more than $460,000 raised from a Kickstarter campaign, Kano looks set to spark computer education and DIY chops among kids.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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Move over, Siri: Microsoft's Cortana is cheeky too

Cortana isn't all dry facts and figures. Ask this voice assistant the right questions, and wait for the sass-back to begin.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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What your wardrobe lacks: A necktie with a QR code

QR Tie takes your neckties from analog to digital with links to your online info. Fortunately, they're nicely hidden until needed.

By Oct. 7, 2013