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Category: Strange + Wonderful

Big Mac Gives the Finger to Molten Copper

Big Mac Gives the Finger to Molten Copper
I used to get so excited growing up when we were going out to McDonalds. It was really all about the fries and the playground for me. Today going to McDonalds means that I’m broke and…

Lyric Speaker Displays Song Lyrics: Sing & Tell

Lyric Speaker Displays Song Lyrics: Sing & Tell
One of the Spotify desktop app’s coolest features is its ability to display the lyrics of the song that’s currently playing, turning your PC into a cheap karaoke machine. An upcoming speaker called Lyric Speaker has…
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Modular Metamaterial Can Be Programmed to Shapeshift: Real Life DynoCaps

Modular Metamaterial Can Be Programmed to Shapeshift: Real Life DynoCaps
We’re one small step closer to having Dragon Ball‘s miraculous capsules, thanks to a group of scientists that have created a metamaterial that can be programmed to change its shape, volume and stiffness. The scientists, led…

Bento Watch Packs Lunch and Chopsticks: It’s Bento Time!

Bento Watch Packs Lunch and Chopsticks: It’s Bento Time!
Oh Japan, you never fail me with your oddness and yummy foods. This time out we have a handcrafted watch that hides lunch in its watch face. It might not have enough food to fill you…

LED Animated Neck Tie Brings the Party to the Office

LED Animated Neck Tie Brings the Party to the Office
So you need to wear a tie to the office but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still party like it’s 1999. This LED Animated Neck Tie will let you party whenever the mood strikes you,…

Pigeons Carry Tiny Sensors in Adorable Backpacks to Monitor London Pollution

Pigeons Carry Tiny Sensors in Adorable Backpacks to Monitor London Pollution
I live in a more rural area so I don’t have the hatred of pigeons that some city dwellers have, you might not find this quite as adorable as I do. A company has released a…

MBI Matchlights Look Light Matchsticks, Are Actually Tiny Flashlights

MBI Matchlights Look Light Matchsticks, Are Actually Tiny Flashlights
We all know the trusty old matchbook. Whether you use it for smoking or camping, matchbooks have been around forever. They are pretty handy. How about a matchbook full of tiny flashlights? That’s what MBI Matchlights…

DIY Remote Controlled Flamethrower: Wi-Fire

DIY Remote Controlled Flamethrower: Wi-Fire
The Internet of Things isn’t just about connecting your garage door to your car or your fridge to Amazon. It can also be about connecting your smartphone to a flamethrower, as SparkFun’s Nick Poole shows in…

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals
The lenses in prescription eyeglasses are usually tailored to the wearer’s vision. There are also multifocal or progressive lenses that provide different focal powers, but each power is confined to portions of the lens. That’s why…

BigScreen Virtual Reality App Lets You Hang out and Share Your PC with Other People

BigScreen Virtual Reality App Lets You Hang out and Share Your PC with Other People
We’ve seen examples of virtual reality being used to project two-dimensional displays for a single user’s work or pleasure. A new company called BigScreen has come up with an application that enhances the social elements of…

Virtual Partner for Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: Still Alive

Virtual Partner for Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: Still Alive
Steel Crate Games’ bomb defusal party game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (KTANE) was one of the first popular killer apps for virtual reality headsets. Now available via Steam and the Humble Store, the game no…

Coyote Armored Vest Protects Small Dogs from Attacks

Coyote Armored Vest Protects Small Dogs from Attacks
Little dogs are vulnerable to all kinds of harmful things, including women who like to put them in bags and carry them around. If you want to let your little dog walk around by himself, he…

DIY Rumble Chair: DerriereShock

DIY Rumble Chair: DerriereShock
Chairs with haptic feedback are nothing new. But they haven’t taken off because they’re usually expensive, not realistic – why would your butt vibrate if you get shot? Plus, the novelty wears off fairly quickly. But…

Super Russian Roulette for the NES: Deer Hunt

Super Russian Roulette for the NES: Deer Hunt
Last year we checked out Andrew Reitano’s old school arcade game VEC9. It turns out that around that same time Andrew and his friend Mike Dooley were working on another arcade game as their submission to…

Sink-In to This Ultra-Customizable Chair

Sink-In to This Ultra-Customizable Chair
Don’t you love chairs that you can sink into? Those are the best kind. This chair looks like a bunch of foam bars shoved inside a wood frame, but that is how it works it’s magic.…

NES Emulator Renders Games in 3D: DDDiorama

NES Emulator Renders Games in 3D: DDDiorama
Classic video games are sometimes remade with more modern graphics, but that often requires redoing the assets. Programmer Trần Vũ Trúc is working on 3DNES, a NES emulator that dynamically generates 3D graphics from NES ROMs.…
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