Welcome to Why I'm Broke. A place you want to steer clear of if you suck at saving money ...like me.
Before the internet came along we had no problems saving our money. If we could foresee a tight month ahead then we'd simply pull our belts in and resist the urge to go on a shopping spree by not going into town.
And then comes the internet, instantly putting us slap bang in middle of the largest shopping mall in the world and making it increasingly easier to split with our hard earned cash!
Anyway, after a while I decided to stop fighting the urge and make a blog of the coolest items online that make me want to spend my life savings!
Recent Cool Gadgets & Gizmos!
This goulishly fun ghost busting Ghost Hunt game recently landed on my desk and I've not been able to put it down. Inside the box is Billy the Bones whos oversided head features a ghost projector which once placed in a dark room projects ghouls ... continue reading about the Ghost Hunt.
The Ghost Hunt was added on October 2nd, 2012
Following on from our recent zombie theme with the awesome zombie slippers, we went in search or more cool zombie related things to spend our money on. After a little bit of a search we came up against this rather original zombie experience days ove... continue reading about the Zombie Experience Day.
The Zombie Experience Day was added on September 20th, 2012
After buying one of these ultra sticky Grippy Pads on a whim the other day I felt I had to write about my experiences with it here. If you've not seen a Grippy Pad before then it's a small (a few inches high and even fewer inches wide) stick... continue reading about the Super Sticky Grippy Pad.
The Super Sticky Grippy Pad was added on September 3rd, 2012
When zombies first hit the movie screens in the 60's with George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead", many of us have always had a (morbid!) fascination with zombies and any other kind of undead brain eating walkers. These days ... continue reading about the Zombie Slippers.
The Zombie Slippers was added on August 24th, 2012
Those of you who have played Minecraft before, you will instantly recognise this pixel perfect Minecraft Pickaxe. No doubt you've spent hours crafting your way through a Minecraft world building houses, bridges and tunnels with the trusty pickaxe... continue reading about the Foam Minecraft Pickaxe.
The Foam Minecraft Pickaxe was added on May 7th, 2012
Being a guitar player myself, I was instantly attached to how much of a life/money saver the Pickmaster Plectrum Punch is upon first setting my eyes upon it. It was just 2 weeks ago that I remember buying myself 5 plectrums, and within the first 2 da... continue reading about the Pickmaster Plectrum Punch.
The Pickmaster Plectrum Punch was added on May 7th, 2012
Spotted at I Want One of Those, the Camera Lens Cup is the perfect cuppa for any budding young photographer. This hollowed out Canon EF 24-105mm camera lense has been lined to ensure it's water tight, perfect and ready for a nice cup of smoking ... continue reading about the Camera Lens Cup.
The Camera Lens Cup was added on May 5th, 2012
About 2 years ago now, just before Christmas of 2006, Air Hogs released their extremely innovative and original Zero Gravity Wall Climber; which (whilst having quite a hefty price tag at the time, of £70) sold really REALLY well over Christmas.... continue reading about the Zero Gravity Micro RC Car.
The Zero Gravity Micro RC Car was added on April 7th, 2012
Just when you think all the possible combinations of usb gadgets have been invented, out comes the crazily cool usb microscope! – which has got to be one of the coolest usb gadgets so far! Simply plug the usb cable into your pc (no Mac I'm... continue reading about the USB Microscope.
The USB Microscope was added on April 7th, 2012
You'd be wrong by mistaking the Air Hogs Storm Launcher for your typical run of the mill radio controlled boat, when infact this revolutionary R/C Storm Launcher is a mix between a boat, a plane and a hover craft! When I first whitnessed the S... continue reading about the Storm Launcher.
The Storm Launcher was added on April 7th, 2012
I love movies and computer games, and if you're anything like me then you'd love to have a big screen (we're talking a massive 50 inches!) with awesome surround sound but just don't have the room, nor the money. This is where the iThe... continue reading about the iTheater video glasses.
The iTheater video glasses was added on April 7th, 2012
These revolutionary AA size USB Batteries are an ingenious idea! After first spotting them in a popular science magazine not so long ago, I knew I had to hunt some down and gift them a blast. The USB Battery acts much like your usual rechargeable ba... continue reading about the USB Batteries.
The USB Batteries was added on April 7th, 2012
It seems that in this day and age, your typical run of the mill speakers just aren't enough... we need something more, we need alittle visual stimulation in our speakers. This is where the Hipper 50 comes in. Aimed at sophisticated music fans al... continue reading about the Hipper 50.
The Hipper 50 was added on April 7th, 2012
Lately, the USB Missile Launcher has been creating much of a stir, people have been modding them and attaching their web cams to it for pin point accuracy when firing, whilst others have been buying 4 or 5 units at a time to create the ultimate in he... continue reading about the USB Cannon.
The USB Cannon was added on April 7th, 2012
When it comes to Book Shelves, they're certainly not the most interesting item to be dealing with, where as the Self Shelf is... Simply, the Self Shelf is a book shelf without the shelf which will keep your guests scratching their head in disbeli... continue reading about the Self Shelf.
The Self Shelf was added on April 7th, 2012