Tag Archives: umbrella

Video: Polite Umbrella Contracts To Avoid Poking Others In The Eye


Video Link. This This cleverly-designed umbrella allows you shrink to fit the sidewalk.. (Thanks, Stephen Lenz)

Umbrella with the hilt of a samurai sword

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This fantastic umbrella features a hilt the very simulacrum of that of a samurai sword, but regrettably does not actually turn into one under rain-smattered yakuza attack... not too surprising, since it's hard to find either a samurai sword or…

Umbrella illuminates as rain hits

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The LightDrops umbrella invented by Sang-Kyun Park glows brighter and brighter the harder it rains. I imagine the site must be very pretty in the rainy dark, as the downpour splatters in loosely corresponded puddles of staccato light. LightDrops [Yanko]…

Kill a man with the Unbreakable Umbrella

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For $180, the Unbreakable Umbrella advertises a precipitation shielding system that is not only nigh-invulnerable enough to support the body weight of an Ian Holm look-alike, but which is also strong enough to smash open a human skull like a…

Hands free umbrella with name of space prostitute is inventor's $400k dream

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Monica Hesse of the Washington Post has written a weird little piece about the Nubrella, an over-the-shoulders plastic dome which is marketing itself as the Umbrella 2.0, despite the fact that it features a five-step opening process and you need…

Umbrella Flask: Swigin' in the Rain

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This handsome umbrella's handle screws off to reveal a test tube-like "flask." For £425, you might be better off concealing your booze inside your own belly. For just $20, you could instead purchase the beer pager, a coozie that…