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A couch that's also a portable music system, in case you get tired from carrying your sofabed while you're listening to music

Target is selling a futon sofabed that has a bluetooth sound system built into it. I can see where this would be an efficient use of space if you lived in a closet or on a train, but it still seems like one of those two functions is likely to wear out long before the other one...

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Drones. We should have known they would be a problem when "drone" was the best name we could come up with.

Drones. We should have known they would be a problem when "drone" was the best name we could come up with.

CNN cleared to test drones for reporting
Jan. 12, 2015, CNN

Drones could pose serious hazard in NZ airspace, pilots warn
Jan. 17, 2015, TVNZ ONE News

Being pestered by drones? Buy a drone-hunting drone
By Matthew Sparkes, Deputy Head of Technology, Jan. 16, 2015, The Telegraph

Drones: how not to kill people with your Christmas present
By Andrew Griffin, Dec. 24, 2014, The Independent

This might be the most annoying and most hilarious present this Christmas
By Chris Smith, 

Dads With Drones Are Ruining Christmas
By Brian Barrett, Dec. 24, 2014, Gizmodo

Drone revolution still waiting on FAA rules
Scott Mayerowitz, Jan. 7, 2015, Associated Press, The Wichita Eagle

The New York Times reports the Aloft Hotel reports a new robot has reported for duty as a bellhop.

The New York Times reports the Aloft Hotel reports a new robot has reported for duty as a bellhop.

On Aug. 20, the Aloft hotel here will begin testing this robotic bellhop, a wheeled service vehicle designed to shuttle items from the hotel lobby desk to guest rooms.
-- New York Times, August 11, 2014

It can work the elevator, deliver razor blades (to I guess murderers), and not blink if you're cheap with the tip. It cannot blink, period. They do not blink. Look forward to its cold dead eyes not blinking at you when you open the door at two in the morning to receive your razor blades.