Category: Oddity

Darth Vader never looked so cute – Watch what the super villain did as a kid

Little Lord Darth Vader

Little Lord Darth Vader

Darth Vader, the most feared intergalactic villain has been one of the favorite fictional character of Star Wars who has inspired many people to come-up with their Darth Vader-inspired props. Even better, some adorn the Darth Vader attire to feel the character fully. So, what does the Lord of Sith do when he’s not taking on the might of the galactic battles? Photographer James Hopkirk is one such Star Wars fan, and he adorably dressed up his 4-year old son Harry in Darth Vader’s intimidating outfit to depict how the super villain goes about his daily chores.
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Drones dancing to traditional Japanese music with Mt. Fuji as the backdrop

Sky Magic Drone Entertainment show at Mount Fuji

When you look at drones, they are a glimpse of the future dominated by flying machines. These semi-autonomous gizmos have captured the imagination of every geek out there, and the possibilities of what can be done with a drone are very much endless. In the latter half of last year we saw the mesmerizing Guinness World Record set by 100 drones swaying to the tunes of Beethoven. Now, it’s time to head Far East and watch a group of drones spray their magic with Mount Fuji as the backdrop during sunset.
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Catterbox: World’s first speaking cat-collar sounds clunky

Catterbox cat collar

A team over at Temptations Lab and London ad agency adam&eveDDB is hailing its innovation called Catterbox as world’s first smart-collar for cats that can translate their mews into human voice. The lab came into existence in 2015 and dedicatedly worked for innovating something that helps humans have more fun with their pet cats. So, after one year they came up with a 3D printed collar with a speaker, microphone, bluetooth and WiFi. Read More…

TRON Legacy’s World + Iron Man’s Style = TRONman action figure

TRONman action figure

TRONman action figure

Superheroes are nothing but a manifestation of our own craving. The liking to become a hero that the city loves, and of course you need to have superpowers for that. These desires have been age old and starting with their representation in comics, the modern day superheroes rule the silver screen these days. So do their merchandise and the mini-figurines which are very popular. These action figures are found in virtually every kid’s closet and even on the desk of die-hard superhero loving geeks. Sam Kwok seems to be one of them, but he has given the superhero of today a new refreshing twist.
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MiClimate- World’s first wearable air conditioner for bikers

MiClimate 2

In 2009, US Navy had created a device called the Personal Wearable Climate (PWC). PWC was engineered to provide soldiers wearable air conditioning serving to protect them from cold or heat during their long missions in isolated and harsh environments. Now, we have MiClimate, a device derived from the PWC, for crowdfunding campaign. Although, anyone engaged in outdoor activities can use it, but it’s mainly intended to provide heating or cooling service to motorcyclists who do not enjoy protection from external environmental conditions that an enclosed car/vehicle offers. Read More…

Playing Flappy Bird on e-cigarette will make you forget smoking

Flappy Bird on e-cigarette

Flappy Bird, the game we all loved to hate flooded internet with all the news couple of years ago. The game that made many lose their temper or even pass out (alright that was a bit too much) broke all records. A simple game that rocked the world, and that too on crap graphics and design. Now a guy has ported the freaky game onto an eVic-VTC Mini e-cigarette, and its freakin’ cool. Balázs Bánk demonstrate how he plays Flappy Bird on the tiny screen without much problem, and let’s admit, it gives the same anxiety as the original smartphone version.
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Paper Airplane Machine shoots out paper planes autonomously

Paper Airplane Machine

We all love paper planes and undoubtedly all of us have flown them at some point in our childhood days. Making a paper plane takes some effort but some ingenious blokes leave that to a machine. We saw the uber’-cool 3D printed gun shooting out airplanes like bullets and the Lego paper plane machine that can craft perfect paper planes better than you and shoot them out. Now a student has posted his paper airplane machine on Reddit that we found to absolutely cool.
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World’s first automatic dog washing machine invented by Thai students

Dog washing machine

Did you ever wish there was a dog washing machine so that you don’t have to wrestle with your pet while giving it a good bath? Most dogs wouldn’t mind bathing, but most of them won’t just stay still. This need has inspired some Thai students and teachers to invent a dog-wash machine that’ll do all the washing by itself. The brightly colored machine is made of PVC pipes and has motorized brushes, running water and soap injector for a complete dog wash. Read More…

Philip the duck gets 3D printed flippers to walk again comfortably

Philip Duck 3D printed flippers

Any act of kindness towards animals shows that humanity is still alive and kicking. Although such people are not banking on any karma points, it surely doesn’t go unnoticed I’m sure. This time around it is a poor little duck that gets a pair of 3D printed flippers from god sent angels to get a new lease of life. After getting the flippers damaged due to frostbite during the harsh Wisconsin winter, Phillip the duck got a pair of new ones thanks to 3D printing technology.
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Shock Clock electroshocks you to wake up in the morning

Shock Clock wearable

One common problem that we all face in the morning is getting out of the bed. In that dozed phase, nothing seems more important than nestling in the cozy comfort and losing yourself into sleep again. You can have alarms to wake yourself up in the morning, but you also have the option to shut it down or hit the snooze button. Nobody, but you can stop yourself from ignoring the alarm. That however could change with the Shock Clock by Pavlok Shock Clock, currently up on Indiegogo for funding.
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