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Another new, really cool-looking gadget in a desperate search for a problem to solve.
'It's a disgrace! I've only had this for two weeks, and LOOK! The novelty has almost completely worn off!'
"Well, I'm not sure what it is, but it was 50% off in the sale so I thought I'd get one before they sold out!"
Tags:sales, shop, shops, shopping, offer, offers, on offer, on sale, 50% off, cheap, thrift, thrifty, thriftiness, consumerism, consumerist, consumer culture, consumer, consumers, consuming, consumption, useless product, useless products, useless, uselessness, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, gizmo, gizmos
'...and this little gizmo - this always breaks me up - is called a mouse.'
'Could you be a little more specific as to the type of 'gizmo' your computer needs?'
"It had always been Maude's ambition to swim the Shopping Channel."
"Miss a payment and I'll use the self-destruct gizmo."
"Sure, your device will save the world. But what's in it for me?"
Tags:big business, save the world, saving the world, egotistical, device, invent, invents, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, eed, greedy, ego, world, benefit, gadget, contraption, gizmo, save the world, investment, invest, payback, profit, percentage, settlement, profiteering, remuneration
'Still no improvement? Nurse, attach more gizmos.'
Line up for the latest thing! Buy it now!
"And this little gizmo let me skip the game but record all the Superbowl commercials."
'We're going to diversify from gadgets to gizmos.'
'I told you to turn left. Are you deaf or what?'
'Hand me that gizmo, will you please?'
'Gerald now does everything on his 'human transporter' - including mowing the lawn.'
That lawn maintenance gizmo is advertised to have 101 uses. Leave it to Fred to find 102.
"No fancy gizmo for him, he finds fish the old fashioned way."
Home Solutions. . . Body Language Screen
Tags:body language, languages, screen, screens, domestic, solution, solutions, gizmo, relationship, relationships, marriage, married, couple, communicate, communication, deception, sign, signal, private, privacy, personal, space, open, plan, agoraphobia, psychology, fear, irrational, mental, illness, health, mind, doctor, medicine, isolation
The invention of a hat that reveals emotions
Tags:science, scientific, scientist, scientists, chemistry, invention, inventions, chemical, signal, signalling, thoughts, thought, emotion, emotions, emotional, intelligence, telepathy, telepathic, brain, monitor, monitoring, surveillance, empathy, empathetic, mind, colour, color, psychology, psychological, innovation, innovate, innovations, strip, device, gizmo, gadget, apparatus
"So I bought this doohickey that is very good with chaos."