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There's a different kind of two-seater roaming the sidewalks of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia: a motorized couch. Thanks to the efforts of a few engineering students, what started as a joke amongst friends is now a Xbox gamepad-controlled robotic sofa. Under the cushions, t...

September 8th 2014 at 2:27am 0 Comments
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Sometimes a so-called "revolution" really can be revolutionary. New-York-based Resource Furniture specializes in highly engineered space-saving furniture from Clei (and others) that really is extraordinary in its design and ease of operation. Something that's particularly important if you or your f...

May 30th 2010 at 5:28am 0 Comments
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It's probably a foregone conclusion at this point, but the days just before and after New Year's Day make owning an HDTV oh-so-sweet. Just in case you haven't already worn a nice imprint into your sofa catching all those NCAA bowl games in HD, you can give your set a bit more play tonight with a var...

December 31st 2007 at 5:43pm 0 Comments
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I am 8-bit, the neato game-art exhibit, has collaborated with Couch Guitar Straps to make some awesome straps designed for Guitar Hero and Rock Band guitar controllers. The straps come in blue or black and feature a neat cascading Space Invader graphic. Since the company makes real guitar straps, a...

December 12th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Besting his own "world's fastest office" in both comfort and speed, this souped-up sofa from furniture-modder Edd China laid claim to the top spot in the Fastest Furniture category in the Guinness Book of World Records over the weekend, reaching a top speed of 92 miles per hour. Sofa-driver Marek T...

May 16th 2007 at 12:19pm 0 Comments
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What is your poor couch to do when it wants to look jaunty for a night on the town? Nothing. That's why your couch doesn't go out. It's ashamed.If you care about your couch at all, you'll buy one of these Mario or Luigi hat cushions from NCSX. It's the least you can do, considering what you do to it...

May 4th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Although today's not exactly a good day for some furniture manufacturers, Danielle Sobik's electroluminescent couch is looking to cure the boring couch blues by offering touch / location-sensitive lighting in an ultra-mod sofa. Clearly designed with the female in mind, the couch emits blue flower pa...

February 1st 2007 at 3:29am 0 Comments
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You're probably reading Wii Fanboy because, well, you're a Wii fanboy. Or, at the very least, you're mildly enthusiastic about Nintendo's next-generation offering. As such, you might want to brace yourself for the following...ready?NEGATIVE PRESS.That's right. Some punk over at Arena Magazine had th...

July 20th 2006 at 8:07pm 0 Comments