Category Archives: Whacko

CarBed – Killer of Cities

Imagine you go to bed at night with your wife as per normal, but during the night your robotic bed wakes up, ferry’s you to the car and loads you in (think like a coffin into a hearse). The car … Continue reading

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Investrepreneur

So this is sort of like a cross between an angel investor & patreon, and modelled closely on the “benefactor” model of yesteryear. Essentially you pitch yourself on this site, and people “invest” in you. The investor then owns a … Continue reading

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Clothes Chair

You know how everyone has a chair in their room that has the not-quite-dirty clothes, or clothes for tomorrow laid out on it? Well the clothes chair formalises that and adds some nifty features to boot! Yes, it’s a chair … Continue reading

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Broom with slight V shape

Whilst using a regular cheapo broom I noticed how rubbish the shape is. Rather than focusing the dirt towards the middle anything that hits near the outer edge of the broom generally fans out from the source. A very simple … Continue reading

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Life in Time

This is inspired by a lunchtime chat about space, intelligence, and the concept of Gaia (mother nature as a life form). I was merely wondering if perhaps our search in space for extraterrestrial intelligence is perhaps too narrow. Perhaps we … Continue reading

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High Performance Spoken Language

So English etc has a 50% redundancy built in. That is, you can cut out 50% of speech and the other person can still understand statements. What would happen if we designed a language that had 0% redundancy. This is … Continue reading

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Train Training Car

So in places like England, it’s entirely plausible to live out in the country and catch a train into say London for work. But the commutes are long. I guess similar to living in Gosford and commuting to Sydney which … Continue reading

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Magic dissappearing microfibre glasses case

I don’t know about you, but I lose the little microfibre sack that comes with sunglasses as soon as I take the glasses out of it. I put the case wherever, and it’s never seen again. So this idea is … Continue reading

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Weight loss pill

It’s a pill, guaranteed to make you lose weight, and strengthen your abdominals and pelvic floor. How? It’s a non virulent strain of gastroenteritis. Lasts about 48 hours, you can’t eat anything, so it has to come with something you … Continue reading

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Replace single use plastics with skin

I am inspired by the 4Ocean campaign, but it doesn’t get to the heart of the problem: Society’s dependency on single use plastics. I can’t change society, but can I change plastic? Well we’d need to find something that’s just … Continue reading

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