If you long to play in the mud like you did as a kid, you can get the chance with this Mud Clock kit ($20). Developed by Middlesex University in the UK, the clock uses no batteries and is powered entirely by nature. The kit contains everything you need to get your hands dirty.
For those times when getting up from your desk to go get a soda is just too much work, we present the Portable Vending Refrigerator ($160). It holds up to 12 cans in four different rows, and keeps your refreshments 68 to 77 degrees below room temperature. As an added bonus, it works off of 110v AC or 12v DC power, letting you take this mini convenience store with you on the road.
Power your USB portable devices a little longer with the Sony Energy Link ($35). This portable power supply, driven by two AA rechargeable Cycle Energy batteries, can proivde that extra needed juice to your power hungry MP3 player or cell phone when the time comes. The Energy Link itself fully charges in three hours.
If you're a chronic deep sleeper, consider getting the extremely loud Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker ($40). This alarm clock on steroids has an adjustable volume alarm with a maximum loudness of 113 decibels (!). Joining this ear shaking experience is an attachable bed shaker which, coupled with the alarm clock, will only fail to wake you if you're dead.
Hey dot-com millionaire — need a way to count those hundreds overflowing out of your top desk drawer? Scope out this Digital Cash Counter ($283). It can be loaded with up to 125 bills and counts 1,000 bills per minute, displaying your money count on a remote digital LED. It even can tell which of your dollars are counterfeit so you aren't embarrassed in the Burger King drive-thru.