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Category: Retro

Love the New Doctor? Get a Tardis Cookie Jar!

Love the New Doctor? Get a Tardis Cookie Jar!
If you’re like me, you’ve already started watching the new season of Doctor Who on BBC with the new Doctor, played by Matt Smith. But if you can’t get enough of the Doctor, you might want…

Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!

Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!
One of the best things in Futurama is Bender. Sure, the professor is cool, but Bender just has that certain appeal, especially with his robotic drinking and smoking ways. Metalworker Des Bromilow has now built a…
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Darth Vader is Your Boss

Darth Vader is Your Boss
Darth Vader is invading the streets of Tokyo, Japan, thanks to the mobile phone giant Docomo. I don’t know how much they had to pay George Lucas for the rights, but you can bet that they…

Into64: Another Portable N64 – This One Looks Good

Into64: Another Portable N64 – This One Looks Good
Respected British console modder Bacteria has just unveiled his latest handheld creation, the iNto64, a shrunken version of the full-sized Nintendo 64 gaming console.…

Youtube’S First Video: Historic, but Meh

Youtube’S First Video: Historic, but Meh
The first YouTube video was uploaded five years ago – April 23, 2005 to be exact. The site has gone a long way since then, being sold to Google for $1.6 billion, then wasting countless hours…

Han Solo’S Greedo Killer Gun Gets Papercraft Treatment, Still Would Beat Greedo in a Fight

Han Solo’S Greedo Killer Gun Gets Papercraft Treatment, Still Would Beat Greedo in a Fight
Remember that scene in Star Wars where that ugly, trash-talking green slimeball Greedo gets in an argument with Han Solo, whips out his gun and ends up getting shot? Now you can recreate that scene (with…

Dalek Poster Will Ex-Ter-Mi-Nate All Other Posters

Dalek Poster Will Ex-Ter-Mi-Nate All Other Posters
BBC has made a printable pdf version of this Dalek poster seen in the first episode of the latest Dr. Who TV series.…

Apple Iie Gets Twitter on 5.25-Inch Floppy

Apple Iie Gets Twitter on 5.25-Inch Floppy
It’s always nice to see old school technology brought back from the dead to serve some modern purpose. In this case, we’re looking at an old Apple IIe, customized to display posts from Twitter. Modder Yergacheffe…

Twitwee Twitter Clock Kills Two Birds With One Bird

Twitwee Twitter Clock Kills Two Birds With One Bird
I always knew that a mod like this would pop-up: a cuckoo clock modified to display tweets, complete with a blue cuckoo. Haroon Baig calls his mod the Twitwee Clock. Based on an Arduino controller board,…

Game Boy Advance Sp Gets an Original Gameboy Retrofit

Game Boy Advance Sp Gets an Original Gameboy Retrofit
It’s true that the original Game Boy is a timeless piece of portable video gaming. Heck, I know that I spent countless hours trying to beat my best at Tetris. In this great little hack, the…

Guy Turns Famicom Controller Into a Wii-Mote

Guy Turns Famicom Controller Into a Wii-Mote
It’s anyone’s guess why you’d want to rip apart your shiny new Wii-mote controller and make it looks like something out of the 1980s, but this is the DIY-geek generation, and where there’s a will, there’s…

3d Dot Game Hero Character Creator in Action

3d Dot Game Hero Character Creator in Action
Chomping at the bit (or is that champing at the bit?) to get your hands on 3D Dot Game Heroes for your PS3? With the game hitting consoles on May 11th, you won’t have to wait…

Isochron: Like X-Com on Your I-Device

Isochron: Like X-Com on Your I-Device
A lot of fans of the tactical video game X-COM were disappointed, to put it mildly, when 2K Marin announced that they’ll be remaking the cult classic as a First-Person Shooter. If you’re one of those…

Star Wars Antique Plates: the Forks Are Not With Them

Star Wars Antique Plates: the Forks Are Not With Them
I recently stumbled across these awesome antique plates that were altered with images of Star Wars characters. Can you imagine eating breakfast on one of these? Too bad they’re just decorative, and you can’t eat off…

Hero Core: Nothing but Plain Old Fun

Hero Core: Nothing but Plain Old Fun
Indie developer Daniel Remar’s upcoming PC game Hero Core is just about as old school as shooters and platformers get. The game sports Game Boy-era black and white graphics, and pays homage to earlier incarnations of…

Super Mario Bros. Theme Played on Pencils

Super Mario Bros. Theme Played on Pencils
Here’s what happens when you try and play the theme from SMB with a couple of spare pencils. Actually, they look more like pens to me, but what does it matter.…
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