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Category: Just Plain Fun

Arduino Weather Clock Tells the Temperature, Not the Time

Arduino Weather Clock Tells the Temperature, Not the Time
This kind of reminds me of the Weasley clock that was in Harry Potter, but there’s actually more to it than just the time. It can actually show you what the weather is like outside. I…
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Cta Intros Sniper Rifle for Wii, Ak-47 for PS3, No Love for Xbox 360

Cta Intros Sniper Rifle for Wii, Ak-47 for PS3, No Love for Xbox 360
Here’s a couple of cool gun controllers I found while cruising the aisles at CES the other day. Both the Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 are getting new guncons from CTA Digital, but the Xbox 360…
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USB Webmail Notifier: Another Useless Invention

USB Webmail Notifier: Another Useless Invention
The folks at Dream Cheeky are probably not aware that there are several, less distracting email notifiers that don’t take up one of your precious USB ports. While other companies at CES showcased mouth-watering 3D TVs…
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Ryan Mclhinney: the Human Katamari Prince

Ryan Mclhinney: the Human Katamari Prince
Designer Ryan McElhinney must be a fan of Katamari Damacy; some of his lovely creations are basically huge mishmashes of toys that form what would mundane or traditional household fixtures, like this grandfather clock. McElhinney uses…
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Vstone’S Mini-Humanoid Robots Will Take Over the World (Someday)

Vstone’S Mini-Humanoid Robots Will Take Over the World (Someday)
If you love radio-controlled robots, then look no further because Vstone is going to release three mini-humanoid robots that will surely dominate our puny world. The Japanese company Vstone announced these ‘bots as part of their…
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Parrot Ar Drone Helicopter has Streaming Video and iPhone Controls

Parrot Ar Drone Helicopter has Streaming Video and iPhone Controls
This new toy is so cool that I’m almost speechless. It’s a quadricopter and it’s got a camera on board! The AR.Drone from Parrot is one amazing toy. It can be controlled via iPhone or iPod…
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Rcx 4 Star Stryker Looks Nothing Like an X-Wing Fighter

Rcx 4 Star Stryker Looks Nothing Like an X-Wing Fighter
I was strolling down the aisles at the CES show today, when what did I see but a wondrous remote-controlled aircraft hovering in the sky. What was it that I spied? Nope, as much as I…
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Guy Turns Himself Into One of James Cameron’S Avatars

Guy Turns Himself Into One of James Cameron’S Avatars
One designer from Copenhagen decided that he’d want his own Avatar after watching James Cameron’s epic film. Peter Ammentorp Lund is a creative art director and just used his digital photo manipulation skills to create this…
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Cork and Lightbulb USB Flash Drives: Crap or Fun?

Cork and Lightbulb USB Flash Drives: Crap or Fun?
Have you gone nutty yet over all of the USB crapgadgets that are coming out of Japan? I haven’t! Well, here are two more USB sticks that might tickle your fancy. Personally, I have one very…
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Atlus Late to Catch Up on Memes, Sends Press Release With Lolcats in It

Atlus Late to Catch Up on Memes, Sends Press Release With Lolcats in It
In terms of funny video game company correspondence, I don’t think it gets better than Valve’s multi-purpose mail-outs. Now Atlus is also trying to spice up their press releases, as shown by this e-mail that Aeropause‘s…
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Left 4 Dead 8-Bit: Play 4 Free

Left 4 Dead 8-Bit: Play 4 Free
Haven’t played Left 4 Dead yet because your computer is ancient? Well now you can!.. sort of. Just download Eric Ruth’s 8-bit version of Left 4 Dead. It’s the same maps, the same monsters, and the…
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Tabletop Pong: More Fun to Build Than to Play

Tabletop Pong: More Fun to Build Than to Play
The Evil Mad Scientists are at it again, flexing their brains and soldering stuff in their lab-or-a-to-ry. Their latest creation still does not make them evil or mad, just creative, resourceful and geeky. They’re trying to…
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Nexus One… Thousand: Google’S Phone Gets Upsized

Nexus One… Thousand: Google’S Phone Gets Upsized
I hate you Xeni Jardin; I hate you and your article’s deceptive title! Nice find though: Google set up a very detailed and very large model of their “not blow-you-away good looking” Nexus One phone. It…
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Xcm Xbox 360 Controller Shell: the Real Hot Coffee Mod

Xcm Xbox 360 Controller Shell: the Real Hot Coffee Mod
The latest controller modding kit from XCM is perfect for java junkies. The case replaces the outside of your Xbox 360 controller with a rich, delicious coffee-colored shell.…
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Desk Fx: USB Cables That Light Up the Night

Desk Fx: USB Cables That Light Up the Night
More fun stuff from CES 2010… Looking for a cool addition to your computer rig? Check out these new illuminated USB cables, just announced by ION Audio. These new DESK FX cables will glow when connected…
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Russian Roulette Water Balloon Gun: in Soviet Russia… This is Not How They Party.

Russian Roulette Water Balloon Gun: in Soviet Russia… This is Not How They Party.
Ah, Russian Roulette. The subject of many jokes and at least one awesome film. But actually trying the game to have some fun with your friends will probably have some undesirable consequences, like dying. Just probably,…
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