Friday, July 25, 2014

Mr. Rodger's 'Flipping-Off' Children Explained... (video)

HAPPY FRIDAY...!!!! 
If you've been on the internet for anytime now or haven't been living under a rock for the past 20-years... I'm sure you've seen this photo of Mr. Rodgers floating around of him giving a group of children the middle finger. Turns out this another example of an innocent act interpreted in a wrong way.
-Check out the full video of of Mr. Rodgers and how this all came to be. Hopefully it clears up any questions you may of had :)

Enjoy!! 

How To Fill 100 Water Balloons Up in 1-Minute... (video)


Great!
Now all I need is a time-machine to take me back to my childhood...
Check out this invention by inventor and father Josh Malone. He calls it 'Bunch O Ballons' and it is capable of filling and tying off 100 water balloons in under 1-minute... pretty cool.
-Check out a video of it in action below:

Thursday, July 17, 2014

HISTORY: Popular Websites At Their Infancy... (15pics)


Like all things, websites had a beginning as well... 

And it doesn't seem like too long ago when the following major websites started up. With many years of design evolution from talented designers/programers and a whole lotta written code, the following 15 website brands have evolved into the layouts we all know and love from the 'dated' designs from their infancy... check 'em out below: 

- enjoy!  

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Happy 5th Birthday to Design-Junky...!!!


Guess What Everybody...!!
Design-Junky is now 5-years old (young)....!!!
Special thanks to everyone who checks up on us to see the innovative designs, wtf gadgets and incredible tech we post every week.  Don't forget to share and spread the word :) 

Friday, July 11, 2014

Vessyl: A Smart Cup That Tracks What You Drink (video)


Vessyl is a 13oz SmartCup that not only tracks what you drink throughout the day, but it also has sensors within that can read and calculate the contents in the drink (i.e sugar, caffeine, calories, etc).
Sounds interesting? See for yourself in the video below:

The COOLEST Cooler is very Cool Indeed.... (video)


Check out this cooler called the 'COOLEST'. It is the ultimate cooler that makes your plain boring cooler you have in your garage look pathetic and useless... The Coolest has a built in blender, water-proof bluetooth speakers, built-in LED lighting, and much more....
-Check out the kickstarted video below:  

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Superhero 'Serum' Cologne Bottles... (8pics)


Very Cool, although I'm curious what they actually smell like.
Which Superhero 'Serum' Cologne would you wear....?? 
-Check out 7 bottle designs below:

Monday, July 7, 2014

Take a Google Street View Tour of the World's Largest Cruise Ship: The Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas


In good 'ol Google fashion, they have brought their Street View feature onto the largest cruise ship in the world: The Allure of the Seas. Take the tour at this link.
-Enjoy!

Today's Kids React to the Original Game Boy... (video)


Yup, it is the 25th anniversary of Nintendo's original Game Boy and the video below is proof of how far we have come in video game technology and how 'old' I really am... *shaking my head*
-Check out the video below of kids of today reacting to the original Game Boy: 

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Panasonic Hair Washing Robot... (video)

WTF?! 
I don't know what to think of this.... 
I can only see the headlines, "Woman strangled to death by hair-washing robot...'  
-Check out the demo video below:  

300-Year Old Pocket Watch's Mechanism Revealed with X-Rays...! (3pics)

Before you toss aside this hunk of corroded metal, look again....actually look again with the help of X-Rays.
This 17th century pocket watch was discovered off the coast of Scotland in the 1970's from a shipwreck dated from 1653. Since the, the hunk of ugly metal was kept in the National Museum of Scotland until historians used a technique called X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) to see what is hidden behind the corroded exterior... what they found was truly amazing.... check it out below: 

Graphic Designer Responds to Design Ad With Texts of Boner Logos (humor)


Owners of a new restaurant sought out help from Graphic Designer to design their logo. 
What follows within the texting is priceless...
-Check it out below: 

Teaching 'Gun Safety' With Dildos.... (video)


Sometimes a good 'ol comparison of guns and dildos can get an important message across.
That is what Evolve had in mind when they created this clever Gun Safety PSA Ad with a message from the narrator, "If they find it, they'll play with it. Always lock up your guns."
-Check out the full PSA video below: 

Monday, June 30, 2014

Keeping Up To Date...?? Follow Us On FaceBook...!!


For those who may not know... we post even more fun, innovative and wtf design/gadget and tech news on our Facebook page: Design-Junky.
If you haven't already, check it out and don't forget to follow us to get updated with up-to-date news!!
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

YES! Old Video Game Commercials (5videos)


Happy Hump-Day...!!! 
Below are some old TV commercials for old gaming systems such as Atari, CalecoVision
Nintendo and Sega... *sniff* almost brings a tear to my eye. 
-Check 'em out below: 

VIDEO: Original Ending of 'Back to the Future'


Unless you've been living under a rock since the 1980's, I'm sure we've all seen the movie Back to the Future at least once... And who can forget the edge of the seat ending where the DeLorean time machine races down the street to catch a bolt of lightning to power the infamous Flux Capacitor...!! 
It turns out that memorable final scene wasn't the first choice. Instead of harnessing the 1.21 gigawatts of electricity from a lightning bolt, the original plan was to harness the blast from a nuclear bomb...! 


Check out the animated story board below:  

Iconic Pin-Up Models Pose for Artist (10pics)


Check out these 10 classic/vintage Pin-Up Model Illustrations next to their respective model posing for the artist... enjoy :) 

Finally... An Automatic Sperm Extractor. Seriously. (video)


Yes you read correctly and yes this is real... some things you just can't make up. 
A hands-free machine for donating sperm was introduced at a Chinese hospital in Nanjing.
Read more about it and watch a video of it below:

The Incredible Balloon Bench (3pics)

This incredible Balloon Bench by Japanese design firm h220430 was inspired by the French movie 'Le  Ballon Rouge' [1953] and is guaranteed to bring out your child imagination... and I mean the creative fantasy kind of imagination and not the I'm in my underwear and have an invisible friend named Mr. Bigglebury kind of imagination that you have... not saying it's true, I'm just sayin'....  

Monday, June 16, 2014

Not Bad... Insane Bowling Tricks (video)


Happy Monday...!! 
After you watch this video of insane bowling tricks and when you get over how annoying this guy's idiot groupies are... you'll probably agree that his bowling skills are pretty damn cool. 
-Check the video out below: