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It's Finally Real: An iPhone Case That Doubles as a Stun Gun Hoax product is no longer fiction

If you can dream it, someone can steal it. That could be the moral of the story of Stun Fone, a fictitious attachment that turned your smartphone into a stun gun,…

January 14, 2014, 11:16 AM EST

The iPhone Is Nice, but Could This Blocky, Utopian Rival Be the Best Phone in the World? On Oct. 29, we may find out

Smartphones are lovely, but they're also wasteful—not worth repairing when they break, quickly obsolete in a hyper-competitive market. But what if there were a different model, one where a phone's…

September 18, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT

Today's Fakest New Product: Tiny Diapers for the Tip of Your Penis™ Kickstarter spoofs are the new SNL ads

With crowdfunding product videos all the rage, mockvertising has reached a new apex with fictional Kickstarter ads. Behold the one below, imploring you to help fund the development of Tiny…

July 24, 2013, 11:16 AM EDT

Mosquito Patch: Wear It and Never Get Bitten Again? Makes you invisible to them

The Kite Patch promises to do for today's world what quinine and imperialism did for our great-grandparents: decrease the chance of contracting gross or fatal diseases from mosquitoes. The patch,…

July 19, 2013, 9:59 AM EDT

Incredible Tiny Device Finds Your Keys, Busts Car Thieves and Saves the Universe Is there anything Tile can't do?

It's no NeverWet, but as new products go, Tile has a wow factor that's helped it attract plenty of funding, if somewhat mixed reactions to its core concept. "It has…

July 15, 2013, 9:36 AM EDT

Watch the Most Bafflingly Awesome New-Product Demo of 2013 So Far Not a dry eye in the house for NeverWet

Everyone is raving about NeverWet, a spray-on waterproof coating that Rust-Oleum is manufacturing and distributing in North America in return for royalty payments. I didn't get what all the fuss…

July 10, 2013, 9:08 AM EDT

Coming Soon: Downton Abbey Wine and Breaking Bad Beer Shows that get you buzzed

Downton Abbey is hopping on the branded beverage bandwagon (alongside Breaking Bad, The Simpsons, Game of Thrones and some other shows), but in a unique way that's sure to make…

June 28, 2013, 9:42 AM EDT

HBO and Ommegang Brew Up 'Game of Thrones' Beers First is Iron Throne Blonde Ale

To capitalize on what Forbes calls the "upscale geek" market, HBO and Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, N.Y., are collaborating on a line of Game of Thrones beers that will hit…

December 19, 2012, 9:48 AM EST

Honda Fit for Women Is Pink, Dotted With Hearts, and Even Prevents Wrinkles Ladies, what's not to love?

Women, if you have a Bic for Her pen handy, you'll want to jot this down. Over in Japan, Honda is making an adorable little version of its Fit compact…

November 1, 2012, 11:48 AM EDT

Intelligent Popcorn Launcher Lobs Pieces Right Into Your Mouth Best device ever made?

Oh, look—a voice-activated machine that pinpoints the exact location of your mouth, and then automatically lobs a piece of popcorn right into your gaping pie hole. It was invented so…

September 20, 2012, 4:47 PM EDT