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Titanium drinking straw for the neurotic geek

Titanium drinking straw for the neurotic geek

I used to work with a woman that was weird. She had an unnatural fear of balloons and always brought her own straws to work. Apparently, she didn’t trust the balloons to not pop on her randomly and getting a straw out of a box was gross. What that woman needs is this titanium drinking straw. You can cram it into just about anything you want to drink from oranges to milk cartons.

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Think Geek Tactical Sammich to power zombie fighters of the future

Think Geek Tactical Sammich to power zombie fighters of the future

Even the CDC has been giving tips to folks on how to stock up to survive a zombie apocalypse. The same survival kit will come in handy for things like earthquakes, floods, and tornados too. Granted in a natural disaster of the non-zombie sort, you will get less use from your machete-throwing slingshot than when the zombie scourge rears its rotting head. Still, the key here is to be prepared for anything. I know many geeks that are powered by Hot Pockets and Dr. Pepper and the thought of going without internet access in a disaster is bad enough, but going sans snackage is more than they can take.

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ThinkGeek unveils new Midnight Shot NV-1 Night Vision Camera

ThinkGeek unveils new Midnight Shot NV-1 Night Vision Camera

Just like any tool, this camera can be used for good or evil. ThinkGeek has all sorts of cameras and other gadgets that can be used for spying on your fellow geeks and doing things that could get you arrested or beaten up if you get caught. The latest camera product from the geeky purveyor of goodies is the new Midnight Shot NV-1 Night Vision Camera. It's cool and has an infrared photography mode that allows you to take photos in total darkens.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 28 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 28 2011

What's the difference between a Windows 7 tablet and a steel hammer? Ask Fujitsu - they've got the answer. What's better than listening to Aphex Twin? Listening to Aphex Twin on mushrooms. What's a bigger reason for shuffling Google CEOs - their competitors, or China? Finally, what's the biggest overnight news for Notion Ink's Adam tablet? Is it a Honeycomb update, an FCC teardown, a root that allows Android Marketplace access, or their customer service possibly stalling past their 7 day return period? This question can only be answered by YOU. And what's this - a review of a AT&T MiFi 2372 by none other than Chris Davies?! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick for Superior Pac-Man Playing

JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick for Superior Pac-Man Playing

So you've got your iPad and you've got your arcade games and you're having tons of fun, but after a while you notice your thumb starting to hurt. Why? Because you're jamming it down way too hard on the surface of the machine! You know what you need? Something awesome. Something three-dee. This is that. This is JOYSTICK-IT, an iPad arcade stick that suction-cups down to your pad and allows you the classic control you never knew you wanted, but are about to know you need! It's a vintage fantasy that fits just so very nice right here in the now!

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Electric Butterfly in a Jar is not cruel

Electric Butterfly in a Jar is not cruel

My daughter is too young to understand that things die. She is always catching some sort of frog or lizard and then putting it in a box to keep "forever" without realizing that the things have to eat. I end up having to sneak out and let the captive escape after she goes to sleep.

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