Google launches new voice control for Android. Apple breaks over-the-air Jailbreaking. Spock's coffin has us spinning in our graves. And also, Rafe needs a new TV. Yeah, it's kind of a slow news day.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
Despite the environmentally friendly idea behind the Shelves for Life, this is a pretty morbid concept. But for the sake of convenience, having your coffin parked in the house waiting for that impending day you kick the bucket, this is actually a cool idea--and much more practical than this casket tech from earlier Friday.
It ensures that come what may, your shelves can be recycled to serve you past the end of your life, particularly if you've grown sentimentally attached to this particular furniture. All it takes is some DIY savvy to dismantle and reassemble the oak-veneered plywood planks … Read more
Look, I understand wanting comfort. I am a glutton for comfort. That doesn't mean I'm going to buy up every Snuggie-like thing I see to achieve my version of comfy nirvana. I don't let it force me to cross the line from having class.
That would include these air-conditioned coffins, currently all the rage in part of Serbia. After I die I figure I'll have more on my mind, like explaining that night in Reno with the Montgomery twins to Saint Peter. If my body gets a little toasty in the cold crypt six feet under, … Read more
Who says you can't take your toys with you? With Creative Coffins, you can choose to be buried in a coffin using a stock design--including flags, nature scenes, and sports--or you can customize one to fit your personality.
According to Creative Coffins' Web site, you can use any design you like, but some company names and logos are subject to copyright and can be used only with permission (I guess you can't escape copyright issues even in death).
According to the U.K. company, each cartonboard coffin weighs less than 22 pounds and is made from at least … Read more
Robometer concept device promises to help you feel happy http://www.engadget.com/2008/05/01/ robometer-concept-device-promises-to-help-you-feel-happy/
BAE Systems working on spider-bots, other ways to scare you to death http://www.engadget.com/2008/05/01/ bae-systems-working-on-spider-bots-other-ways-to-scare-you-to-d/
Coffin sofa brings creepy furniture to new extremes http://dvice.com/archives/2008/04/coffin_sofa_bri.php
Push-kun, the cute robot with the … Read more
If you wouldn't be caught dead without your phone, the Ga coffin carpenters of Ghana have the perfect coffin for you.
This Nokia phone coffin is just one of several custom-designed caskets from Accra, Ghana. And here's the best part: you can e-mail your own ideas to eShopAfrica to have your own design created.
If you'd rather opt for cremation, or if you're blessed with eternal life, you can still get in on these hand-crafted gems. The Ga carpenters also make custom chests, such as this mouse-themed container (complete with scroll wheel).
Here are some particularly … Read more