If it ain't in the market yet, you can trust Thanko to dream it up. The online store has been responsible for a number of funky--if sometimes questionable--gadgets out of Japan, from USB butt coolers to cushions for lazy geeks to neckties with built-in fans.
So if you're a fanboy of the company, the Sound Lives Magnetic Earphones (1,980 yen, $18.65), which seem lost in translation, are probably the first we've come across where you clip the earpiece onto your, well, ears. Just like a pair of earrings. Aesthetics-wise, it's pure Thanko--a touch of … Read more