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Backpack Umbrella - hands-free umbrellas, Cool?

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This is the umbrella that is worn on the back, providing rain and sun protection while keeping the hands free. The umbrella fits into a pack strapped to the back. Unzipping the pack, removing the umbrella and attaching it to the pack's built-in, adjustable support rod takes seconds; the pack slips over the shoulders and secures around the waist with a plastic buckle.
From Hammacher for $39.95
Price: $40   |   BUY

Nook Simple Touch Reader

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Barnes & Noble's latest reader the Nook Simple Touch Reader. It is smaller and more compact than the Kindle, the new Nook features a 6'' e-ink touch screen, Wi-Fi, battery life of up to two months, 2GBs of storage, micro SD...
Price: $139   |   BUY

Tactical Pants Blog Searches For Pants With An iPad 2-Friendly Pocket

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You just need the right pants and Tactical Pants Blog found three with pockets boss enough to hold the iPad. The winning pair, Blackhawk’s Warrior Wear tactical pants feature an enormous back pocket that could not only house the iPad 2, but also let the wearer actually walk around with it in tow. "The 2 pictured above, the Kitana and Genuine Gear’s tactical pants scored a B and B- respectively in the blog’s testing, and while they were certainly able to carry the iPad 2 with minimal discomfort, you’ll have to give up any hope of being able to sit while one is stashed away. "

Kokuyo's X-ViZ One-Handed Designer Calculator

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Kokuyo's One-Handed Designer Calculator is designed to be used with one hand, designed by famed robot designer Tatsuya Matsui. Available on May 11 in black or white the X-ViZ will exclusively be available in Japan for ~$64(¥5,250).
Price: JPY 5,250   |   BUY

The Original Shirt Plate

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The Original Shirt Plate for the Lazy man. The Original Shirt Plate attaches to a classic black cotton t-shirt using an ingenious system of washable hook and loop fasteners. Each Original Shirt Plate is made of plastic.
"A dream that one day he could have a plate of food that sat on his chest while he played video games."
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Price: $14.99 - 28.99   |   BUY

SpringWalker Running Exoskeleton

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Edwards’ SpringWalker spring-assisted lower-body exoskeleton that amplifies the speed and range of a motion.
"The SpringWalker body amplifier is the first of a new breed of vehicles -- it's got legs. Isn't it strange, with the wonderful running and leaping capabilities of all kinds of animals, that there are still no machines to get you from here to there on legs? Why not? The answer is surprisingly simple: Our bodies are so well designed that it has taken 200 years of human engineering to catch up. Even with advanced materials and power sources, our technology has not been capable of building a simple running vehicle until now. "

Playing Chicken with a Wind Turbine FPV

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Small *STYROFOAM* Skyfun jet (34" Wingspan) flying in and around a Wind turbine. The blades were moving a LOT faster than I thought initially.
This was flown FPV (First Person View). The live image is transmitted to the ground for viewing through video goggles worn by the pilot.

Head Shaving Helmet

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YouTube user mattinbrooklyn made a helmet that will shave a person’s head in 24 seconds. Two servos running four razors, automatic shaving cream injection, LED progress indicators. Activating it spreads shaving cream over the head, then four electric razors inside pass back and forth, check out the video! 

Stetheadphone

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As you can see Stetheadphone is designed to look like you’re wearing a stethoscope while listening to your music. It is headset with remote and mic, you can make and receive calls, access voice-control features, and listen to and manage playback from your iPhone or iPod.
Price: $TBA   |   BUY

FUCK PHOTOSHOP

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The pencil for the purist, from etsy seller mrzach
Price: $3   |   BUY

TV Remote Watch

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TV Remote Watch from hammacher.
"Six buttons on the watch's bezel command essential functions(volume, power, channel up/down, play/rewind/fast forward) of televisions, DVDs, or most other devices that use infrared signals. " The brushed stainless steel watch also functions as an accurate digital timepiece with alarm, calendar, and chronograph.
Price: $100   |   BUY

Smiley Face Spy Cam

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Features:
Smile Name Badge Sports HD DVR
Driving, Meeting and Monitor Records
PC Web Camera and TV Out Feature
Diameter: 4.7 cm
Specifications:
Pinhole Lens
Image Resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixel
Color Video Resolution: 720 x 480 pixel
FPS: 29 frames per second
Image file format: JPEG
Video file format: AVI (MJPG)
Audio file format: WAV
Color Video and Audio
Rechargeable Built-in Li-ion battery
Card Type: TF/Micro SDHC Card
TF 4GB for 2 hours Video record
$35.

Price: $35   |   BUY

CardSharp Folding Credit Card Knife

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Iain Sinclair's CardSharp Credit Card Folding Knife(£15) is a svelte knife and folds into a card to fit in your wallet. It weighs just 13 grams, is only 2mm thick and features a stainless steel blade with a healthy 65mm cutting edge and a short serrated edge on the opposite side. When folded, a built-in sheath prevents you from accidentally touching the sharp blade. Check out the video, you can see how it does fold/unfold. It will start shipping from January for £15($23) and and can be pre-ordered.
Price: £15   |   BUY

Land Crawler eXtreme - six pairs better than one pair

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"12 legs may better than one". Yes, this is the Rideable Robot, called the Land Crawler eXtreme, a 12-legged mobile platform that can transport up to 175 pounds. Created by Vagabond Works. It is designed at the request of its creator's son. Watch the video of it in action!
"I made this just for my son (2 years old), because he told me "Dad! I wand to ride on a robot". This is just a toy for my son.
This mechanical link is based on Theo Jansen's designe.
LCX was designed to allow 360kg static weight and able to locomote with 90kg(tested). It is controlled by both wired remote controller and center of weight sensor. It's power sorce is 7.2V Ni-H battery that is used to RC and locomote 45min with human ride."

Bosch's corkscrew -Bosch IXO Vino cordless screwdriver

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The cool gift for the wine lover! The Bosch IXO Vino($40) comes with an exclusive corkscrew attachment for quick and easy opening of wine bottles, and it's also a cordless screwdriver with 10 screwdriver bits.
Price: $40   |   BUY