Finger scissors – concept design lets you cut with a gesture


These finger scissors are the work of Effrat Gommeh at Yanko Design. Slip these on, then make the rock-paper-scissors snipping gesture, and you’ll be able to cut paper like it was… er… paper. Brilliant.

Also brilliant on the Yanko Design site: a laptop mousetrap for those with prying roommates, a beautiful and elegant transparent iron, and the customizable peel-off light. I think I’ve found a new favourite group of designers…

Yanko Design (via Gizmodo)

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Rentokil's RADAR mousetrap has LASER BEAMS and James Bond SMS alert technology

The bigwigs at Rentokil no longer have to watch their backs anymore, and can cut back on security guards patrolling their office grounds, watching out for PETA and animal activists, as they’ve developed what they’re calling ‘smartest and most humane mousetrap ever’.

Like something out of James Bond’s Q’s laboratory, the hi-tech Rodent Activated Detention and Riddance Unit (Radar unit, for us civvies), uses infrared beams and carbon dioxide to catch, and then gas the mice dead within 45 seconds. That’s not all though, as when the little critter has floated off to mouse-heaven, a text message is sent…