• SIMBox, the texting incontinence pants

    I’m going to be big about this and not get all giggly. It’s basically an incontinence sensor for folks who, through no fault of their own, can’t tell when they’ve wet themselves. Consisting of a sensor that fits inside the SIMPants (again, not making this up or laughing), the SIMBox has a SIMstrip that senses wetness and goes to the SIMserver that connects to the… Read More

  • WTFJeans feature special iPhone pocket, testicle padding, other weirdness

    WTF, indeed. These “WTFJeans” have a special micro fiber-lined iPhone/iPod Touch pocket (good idea), hidden memory stick pocket (okay, I guess), and extra padding on both sides of the crotch area so that, according to the product description, “No matter whether you wear the family jewels on the right like 90 percent of guys, or whether you’re a leftie—extra padding… Read More

  • The first 100% paper-made jeans in the world will set you back $5,400

    Hopefully better-looking than that (photo credit: Fashion Police) As the world’s first company, Tokyo-based Japan Pulp & Paper plans to sell jeans made entirely of Japanese paper. The jeans will be marketed as a collector’s item and limited to just 10 pairs. Buyers will have to pay $5,400 per pair. The company is using denim made from Washi, Japanese paper that’s tougher… Read More

  • Massage pants seem to be exactly what they sound like

    There’s a temptation we bloggers have to resist, and it’s called “going for the easy”. That’s when you write about something, say these automatic massage pants, and try to resist going for the easy joke, in this case it would be something about a “happy ending.” I won’t be making such a joke. Instead I will point out the features of the pants… Read More

  • Levi's branded phone is dumb, stupid

    The Levi’s LS501 (501, get it?) phone was announced back in June but it’s recently been made available for preorder in Hong Kong. It’s basically a Samsung SGH-P308 phone encased in "sturdy riveted steel casing" and adorned with Levi-centric wallpaper and interface elements. Other future brand synergy initiatives will include the following: – Diet Coke… Read More

  • Mannequins in motion

    Have you ever been shopping for clothes and spotted a killer outfit that really suits your style? I know I have, but the problem is, I want to see how I’ll look walking around in it. Sure, I can throw a t-shirt on and see how it looks, but how will others see me when I’m running from the police due to a petty vandalism charge? Enter the Moving Mannequin. For $12,000, your boutique… Read More