Oddly Enough Blog

From hightops to flipflops in seconds!

January 23, 2009

Has this ever happened to you?

You’re walking along in your high-top running shoes heading for the basketball court, when suddenly there’s a BEACH!

Revenge of the jacuzzi floozy!

December 5, 2008

Every so often, we see a product that is so amazingly stupid it deserves our special attention.

Look like Teri Hatcher, in seconds!

November 25, 2008

Blog Guy, I heard about some awesome new software that automatically makes you look better in photos than you do in real life!

Ma, where’s that mortar ya made?

November 24, 2008

Quick quiz: which of these are really great homemade?

a) tart, tangy double-crust apple crisp
b) flaky buttermilk biscuits with honey
c) a steaming pot of spicy chili
d) mortars

I’m strangely attracted to you…

October 30, 2008

So there’s a gadget show this weekend, and some of the stuff is pretty neat. A “robot guitar” that tunes its own strings, a solar-powered mobile phone charger, and best of all, a chair that uses powerful magnets to float in the air.

She’s what you want in a laptop!

October 7, 2008

Blog Guy, I’m shopping for a laptop. I know you’re really up on technology, so what should I be looking for?

How to get rich from inflation…

September 29, 2008

We have a video report on a new airbag for the elderly to wear, which inflates instantly when it detects that they are falling.

Call it a rule of thumb?

September 27, 2008

green-eggs-cover.gifWith sincere apologies to Dr. Seuss:

 I would not like them here or there.
I would not like them anywhere
I do not like green  eggs and ham.
I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

Razor-sharp gnashing teeth? What could go wrong?

September 13, 2008

When we go to the multiplex and shell out $85 for a ticket and popcorn, the movie should teach us stuff we can use. Like, that this animatronic Tyrannosaurus in a show premiering this week is a bad idea.

This wine was made yesterday!

September 5, 2008

Blog Guy, I know you keep up with new technology.  I read that now they can determine the age of a wine by analyzing X-rays emitted when the bottles are placed under ion beams produced by a particle accelerator.