Turning an Old Hard Disk Into a Candy Floss Machine

March 26, 2012 | by:    | Wtf |

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A Chinese engineer who operates a data recovery and hard drive repair center is being hailed as a genius after inventing a DIY candy floss machine made from a used hard disk. According to the instructions, all that is needed to create your own candy floss maker is a hard drive that can still power up, a round flat metal tin, six bicycle spokes, an aluminum can and a plastic basin. A series of photos demonstrating how to create this candy floss machine have made some sensation across China internet …
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  M.I.C. Gadget On CNN!!! (VIDEO)

December 15, 2010 | by:    | China Wtf |

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If you didn’t get to see News Stream with M.I.C. Gadget yesterday morning, here’s your second chance! Up above is CNN’s edited segment, and we really love the topic of the show: The best ‘Shanzhai’ Christmas gifts. Take a look at the video and Kristie’s well-written article to experience the pure magic of me, the made-in-China gadgets and of course, the one more thing: SJ figurine (aka “iDoll”).
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  Chinese Developer Gets Robbed, Steve Jobs Shows Concern

June 14, 2010 | by:    | Apple Wtf |

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Here’s the story. The victim, Stone, is a Chinese Apple developer from Tencent, the company which created China’s most popular IM software QQ. He’s invited by Apple to attend WWDC2010. Being a tech guy, he brought along his iPad on the trip. During the conference, he got robbed on a bus in San Francisco.
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