Have you ever looked at all the inane photos of their food/cats/babies your friends put on the Internet and thought, "I wish they had the ability to post literally thousands more of these every day"? Well, now they can, thanks to a revolutionary new invention: Meet the Memoto, the "lifelogging camera" you clip onto your chest that automatically snaps a picture of whatever's in front of you every 30 seconds.
If you're in a public restroom and see one of these, run.
2013 has seen the further decline of the 3D television industry. For example, Disney recently announced the discontinuation of its ESPN 3D channel by the end of the year. It appears that this technology has gone the way of Livestrong bracelets and Friendster, but none of this should really come as a surprise. After all, 3D TV was never a good idea.
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All the fun of wearing glasses, with none of that "improved eyesight" bullshit.
For as long as the idea of robots has existed, sci-fi has promised us a time when machines would advance enough to do our bidding while staying obedient enough not to flay human skin into tasteful tapestries for their robot sitting rooms. And although our mechanical-butler future isn't here yet, five recent inventions are showing promise, so long as you don't mind robots breaking all your shit.
#5. A Bartender That Spills Everything and Takes Forever
Nothing can ruin your night more than a shitty bartender, or even worse, an attractive one. The promise of an iRobot-style booze jockey would potentially solve all of that -- and the folks over at MIT know this.
It's less fun to hit on than a regular bartender, but way better in the sack.