Boing Boing 

Somebody should make a phone like this

sov_silver_boxed.jpg The Sinclair Sovereign, a pocket calculator
from 1976. [Planet Sinclair]…

Joey Roth's Ceramic Speakers


Joey Roth, designer of the wonderful Sorapot, has a new creation: Ceramic Speakers.

As you can see, it's a speaker system made from porcelain, cork, and maple wood. I wanted to reduce the speaker system to its most simple

Sidekick servers "impacted" by outage.

T-Mobile's Sidekick data outage entered its third day on Sunday, according to The Consumerist. The official word:

While we anticipate a significant portion of data services to be restored by Monday, some richer data services may lag. We sincerely

Little Dog


If only these retro fake ads were for real products!


Bobster855's collection of ancient "National Lampoon" advertisements is fantastic--like a cross between comic book ads and Skymall.

I'm pretty sure that digital grandfather clock came to be.

Introducing the Kindle Gutenberg Bookreader

The end-user license agreement is up at McSweeney's:

Congratulations on purchasing the newest iteration of our electronic readers, the Kindle Genius Browser. We have made this new device compatible with all previous versions of the e-book, but there are some

Flotsam Robots


Prices start at $250. [Etsy via Dinosaurs and Robots]…

Technical illustrations by Karl Hans Janke


An entire world could be built around them. More at Biblio Odyssey.…



I like Rob Brennan's cake. [flickr]…

In future America, car stops you.

To wrap up our visit to its R&D lab in Palo Alto, Mercedes-Benz's Gordon Peredo demonstrated "Smart Stop," a wireless safety system that¬†stops cars automatically¬†when the driver fails to heed a red light.…