'Smart' potty or dumb idea? Wacky gadgets at CES

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 4:43 p.m. CST

LAS VEGAS — From the iPotty for toddlers to the 1,600-pound mechanical spider and the host of glitch-ridden "smart" TVs, the International CES show is a forum for gadget makers to take big — and bizarre — chances.