5 weird gadgets that will blow your mind
Technology is a fascinating aspect of human existence. On one hand, it helps make peoples' lives simpler with genius innovations. On the other hand, it has huge potential of harming people. A third aspect of technology is that it can get weird. Really, really weird. Here, we list 5 crazy gadgets that are bound to blow your mind.
Somnox Robotic Pillow helps you sleep on lonely nights
The Somnox Robotic Pillow is a robotic huggable pillow to cure all your sleeping problems. The smart pillow comforts you with lullabies, breathing sounds and nature sounds. It synchronizes with your breathing rhythms and lets you cuddle till you fall asleep, letting you pretend that you aren't sleeping alone. The pillow is available on Indiegogo and Kickstarter for pre-orders.
Pavlok is a wristband that shocks you into quitting smoking
We've all seen the hideous warnings on cigarette packets, but most smokers still don't have the will to quit. If that's you, then try out Pavlok. It's a wearable wristband that can help you break bad habits. How does Pavlok do it? It tracks your movements using sensors, and zaps you with up to 150 Volts of electricity every time you try smoking.
Get selfies on a plate with this Selfie Toaster
Bored of posting your selfies on Instagram or Facebook? What if we say that you can put your selfies on your morning toast? Seriously, you can. All you have to do is mail your selfie to the Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation. Once done, the company will create a custom metal plate with an impression of your face, and sell you a 'Selfie Toaster'.
The Modius Headband uses neuroscience to aid in weight-loss
Developed by British neuroscientist, Dr. Jason McKeown, the Modius Headband comes with cutting-edge technology and claims to help you lose weight using neuroscience. The device stimulates the hypothalamus of the brain, and reportedly helps people feel less hungry. Additionally, Modius claims that it lowers your body's "set point" i.e. a particular weight your body has a natural tendency to maintain, thereby helping in weight-loss.
Zeno, the acne zapping device made by NASA
Acne and pimples can be annoying, and people often end up spending a fortune on treatment. To help people out, NASA, in partnership with Houston-based Tyrell Inc. designed a device that zaps acne, and kills almost all causative bacteria with heat. Zeno came into the market in 2005, and has received multiple awards for its usefulness. Notably, it's also approved by the FDA.