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Category: Just Plain Fun

Flamethrower Glove: Iron HuMan Torch

Flamethrower Glove: Iron HuMan Torch
We’ve featured a pair of flame-throwing gloves before, but this variant by hand-mounted weapons expert Patrick Priebe is more compact and just as toasty.…
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Taobao Offers Fake “Sent from my iPhone” Tag Service to Users: Why?

Taobao Offers Fake “Sent from my iPhone” Tag Service to Users: Why?
Before anything else, let me just say that I have nothing against China. In fact, I’m Chinese myself, although I wasn’t born or raised there. That said, I’m sometimes just simply blown away by how people…
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Affirmations Mirror: You’re Good Enough, Your Smart Enough, and Doggone It, You’ve Got Your Own Gadget

Affirmations Mirror: You’re Good Enough, Your Smart Enough, and Doggone It, You’ve Got Your Own Gadget
Starting your day with a dose of positivity certainly helps, especially if you’re going through some sort of rough patch in your life. Some come in the form of tiny notes with inspirational text. Others get…
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Glow-in-the-Dark Skyrim Sneak T-shirt, Did You Hear Something?

Glow-in-the-Dark Skyrim Sneak T-shirt, Did You Hear Something?
Skyrim does nearly everything right. Well, aside from its many glitches. One of the things that they really nailed is the sneak feature. It’s very easy to figure out if you have been seen sneaking around.…
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Aluminum “Dragonhide” Gauntlets: for Hipster LARPers

Aluminum “Dragonhide” Gauntlets: for Hipster LARPers
Looking for a way to both keep your arms warm and be prepared for when a medieval clash breaks out? Browse Etsy seller Crystal Idyll’s array of dragonhide gauntlets. By dragonhide she means anodized aluminum, BTW.…
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Paleontologist Building a 3D Printed Robotic Dinosaur

Paleontologist Building a 3D Printed Robotic Dinosaur
I think that generally when most of us imagine a paleontologist, an image of someone in a pith helmet, digging in the dirt with trowels and paintbrushes comes to mind. A paleontologist at Drexel University has…
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Trojan Rabbit Cufflinks Perfect for Python Pformals

Trojan Rabbit Cufflinks Perfect for Python Pformals
Any fan of Monty Python’s Holy Grail will fondly remember the classic trojan rabbit scene. You know, the one where the knights decide to sneak inside the French castle by offering them a gift of a…
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Angry Birds Playground Balls: Kick Some Birds Around

Angry Birds Playground Balls: Kick Some Birds Around
The Angry Birds have turned up just about everywhere, so why not on the school playground, too? With these Angry Birds playground balls you can get your aggression out by tossing around some inflated birds.…
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Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures

Twin-Lens Reflex LEGO Camera Actually Shoots Pictures
I’ve never been enough of a camera nerd to build a LEGO camera myself, but if I did, it would be this Twin-lens Reflex camera, inspired by an old 1950’s Yashicaflex. Carl-Frederic Salicath from Norway built…
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“Inception Park” in Buenos Aires: One Wild Ride

“Inception Park” in Buenos Aires: One Wild Ride
Inception was both an eye-opening and mind-opening movie, although it was mostly and obviously fiction. Floating people and objects will never become a reality unless somethings gone awry with gravity. But then again – is it…
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Edible Scrabble Tiles: Words with Taste

Edible Scrabble Tiles: Words with Taste
We seen a wall-sized Scrabble set, now here’s a bite-sized one. Andie’s Specialty Sweets makes edible Scrabble tiles and racks, so you don’t have to clean up after you play the game – just stuff everything…
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Stormtroopers Take a Well-Deserved Break

Stormtroopers Take a Well-Deserved Break
When you’re a stormtrooper, you’re pretty busy, either obeying Darth Vader or the Emperor, or most probably constructing the Death Star to make it less expensive to make than previously forecast by the Dark Side accountants.…
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Nikko VaporizR Amphibious R/C Car Goes from Land to Water and Back Again

Nikko VaporizR Amphibious R/C Car Goes from Land to Water and Back Again
R/C cars can be fun, but if you accidentally crash yours into the swimming pool, it’s probably a goner. Not so with this one, which can not only run on dry land, but can drive in…
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DIY Airsoft Machine Gun Simplified, Even Cheaper

DIY Airsoft Machine Gun Simplified, Even Cheaper
Last week we told you about a kick-ass homemade Airsoft machine gun. Well, now it is even simpler to make. Cheaper too, at just $4. In a follow up to the original video, two upgrades have…
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Nerdy Day Trips Help You Get Your Geek Fix When You’re Traveling

Nerdy Day Trips Help You Get Your Geek Fix When You’re Traveling
When travel agencies put together tours for you, they don’t consider the geek factor of a certain landmark or place. They just consider the appeal it has to the rest of the population – and sometimes,…
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Voiceless Comedian Enlists iPad as Sidekick, Expected Hilarity Ensues

Voiceless Comedian Enlists iPad as Sidekick, Expected Hilarity Ensues
Lee Ridley has cerebral palsy. One of its unfortunate consequences is that he lost his voice as a child, and according to him he “hasn’t found it since.” But he’s still able to do stand-up comedy,…
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