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R2D2 Fridge is rare; might break the bank

R2D2 Fridge is rare; might break the bank

If you're big into Star Wars collectibles, this is a must-have! Well, if you can afford it, that is. This R2D2 compact refrigerator was made back in 2002 as a promotion for Attack of the Clones in Japanese 7-11 stores, but its price tag may make it more inaccessible than its low production count does.

Control your Roomba with a Wii Balance Board

Control your Roomba with a Wii Balance Board

How would you like to control your Roomba with your Wii Fit Balance Board? A Japanese man has managed to turn his Wii Balance Board into a controller for his Roomba with just a few steps. Essentially the man used the Bluetooth capabilities of the balance board to link the Roomba and the balance board. Afterwards he’s able to shift his weight from one side of the board to the other to move the Roomba around the room.

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The lo-tech Mowercycle

The lo-tech Mowercycle

As a kid I used to beg my parents to just buy a mower that I didn't have to push around the yard. Yet if they had managed to pick up one of these, I think I'd have wished for the usual push mower back.

Battlestar Glactica Toaster from the Sci-Fi Chanel

Battlestar Glactica Toaster from the Sci-Fi Chanel

You have to love the Sci-Fi Channel, they play so many old sci-fi reruns and know exactly how to keep their viewers coming back for more. Now they are releasing a limited series of Galactica toasters.

They don't just slap a Battlestar Glactica logo on the front either, this toaster will actually brand each piece with an image of Cylon. Making each piece of toast you pop in extra geeky.

Fisher & Paykel’s Intuitive Eco washer

Fisher & Paykel’s Intuitive Eco washer

If you're on the lookout for ways to make your home more eco-friendly, this washer is a nice convenient way to do it. It doesn't cause you to do any extra work than you normally would, but still uses less water and energy.

The Jot Dry-Erase Refrigerator

The Jot Dry-Erase Refrigerator

If you have issues with your kids drawing on the walls, you might pick up on of these Jot Dry-Erase refrigerators. Which allows for them to draw to their heart's content without doing any permanent damage.

About a year ago I wrote up a similar fridge, however, it was sadly only sold in Brazil. This one is actually available here in the US.

It is being sold for $549, just make sure the munchkins don't wander off and make all of your other appliances pretty colors. The best part is that if you look closely at the photo, the little girl is writing on the fridge “I will not write on the wall.”

[via gearfuse]

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