Wear a futon to steal that quick nap at work

Trying to nap at work can be dangerous, wearing a futon so you could take a nap at work is ludicrous. Well, maybe it isn’t so bad because the Japanese apparently have a tradition called Inemuri, or sleeping on the job, which is considered perfectly acceptable. Well, if your workplace has no problem with you taking a nap, maybe it isn’t such a bad idea after all. Except the part about wearing a futon. Nothing can justify that.

This steam powered tank is controlled by a remote

A remote controlled, fully functional steam powered tank, now that’s the stuff Steampunk fiction is made of. The steam turret tank by Ian is based on a 1/16th scale Tamiya King Tiger die-cast model tank. Supplying steam to keep the tank in action is a 3.5″ diameter marine boiler. This miniature boiler is fully functional, and includes pressure gauges, safety valves, and a ceramic burner.

Vader Toaster

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Well, there’s more to breakfast than just food. The most important meal of the day as they call it, gives you a good chunk of energy for your day ahead. Spice up that energy with the force, or just pretend you did so you can enjoy Vader toaster to the max. Sith Lord one day, toaster head the next. Such is life. Priced at $50.

Classic glass plate portraits made into modern day fine art

Classic glass plate portraits have a look and charm of their own, and a touch of modern technology can see them going further than their original image. The images you see here are the work of Costica Acsinte, who was possibly the only professional photographer in Romania for decades after the WW I. Nearly 5,000 of his glass plate negatives have been retrieved, and are being digitized at the moment.

Match Candles are the best of candles and matchsticks

Match Candles are one part matchstick, one part candle, and the best of both. You light them by striking the head of the match candle, like you would do a matchstick. The head lights up, and the candle is lit. Pretty simple actually, and we imagine, quite handy in a blackout. While this is still a concept, it would be fair to assume that China based designers Coor Design & Manufacture would like to see their design as a tangible product.

LG launches huge curved 4K OLED TV

LG apparently wants to have the competition for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner), as we see from their new TV. The two televisions are not just gigantic screens, which, truth be told, nobody would bat an eye to. The impressive part is that they are both OLED screens. OLEDs can have a better display quality, showing blacker blacks, increased contrast, low flickering and blurring, and better reproduction of colors, when compared to conventional LEDs and LCDs.