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Archive for June 2009

Aperture Science Van Tooling Around, Scaring the Hell Out of People [Portal]

Aperture Science Van Tooling Around, Scaring the Hell Out of People [Portal]
Somewhere out there, one dedicated Valve devotee is driving around in a sinister white Aperture Laboratories van, thrilling and terrifying random people. Imagine: you’re just walking your dog, minding your own, and suddenly, this van. I can’t decide if I would run the hell away or start high-fiving random people.

Bundles of Joy: Geeky Amigurumi on Etsy

Bundles of Joy: Geeky Amigurumi on Etsy
Crochet connoisseur Rin aka deadcraft aka oddgumi makes wonderful dolls of personalities both fictional and real, as long as they’re awesome. I am confident that a Barney Stinson doll is in the works. Let’s look at some her creations: Now that’s something you don’t see everyday.

Mini R2-D2 Drives Around Your Desktop, Where’S C-3PO?

Mini R2-D2 Drives Around Your Desktop, Where’S C-3PO?
Is that a lightsaber unit in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me? That’s the question your friends will be asking when you whip out this tiny little motorized R2-D2 and he starts tooling around your desk between your coffee mug and your iPod dock.

Trouble With Tribbles? Well These Certainly Won’T Help [Star Trek]

Trouble With Tribbles? Well These Certainly Won’T Help [Star Trek]
Sure, you may have loved J.J. Abrams updated take on Star Trek, but it just didn’t have enough tribbles for my taste. Thankfully, there’s a solution for the recent tribble shortage. Now you can be the proud owner of your own roomful of the little purring furrballs.

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally
Do you know what a chroot is? No? Then let’s file this under Cool Shit We Don’t Understand, because I have no freaking idea either: A bunch of cool nerds at Pre Dev Wiki (motto: “Let’s open this beast up”) have managed to coerce the newly released iPhone rival Palm Pre to run the popular NES emulator FCEUltra.

Bomb and Dynamite Candles Are a Real Blast

Bomb and Dynamite Candles Are a Real Blast
If you’re looking to make a real statement at your next dinner party, you might want to set the centerpiece of your table with these candles instead of the boring old beeswax jobs you picked up at Pier One.

Iplayer Nintendo Dsi Homebrew Cart Specializes in Video, Prevents Piracy

Iplayer Nintendo Dsi Homebrew Cart Specializes in Video, Prevents Piracy
Piracy has been a rampant problem with the Nintendo DS, particularly since the simpler slot-1 flash carts became a factor. With the new DSi, Nintendo has been hoping to combat the problem. Enter the iPlayer: a flash cart dedicated to turning the DSi into a media machine.

LEGO Movie Posters by a Bunch of Blockheads

LEGO Movie Posters by a Bunch of Blockheads
Redone movie posters are almost always awesome, but when they’re made out of Lego bricks? It’s an automatic win. These recreations, from painstakingly detailed to simple and effective, are certain to catch the eye–and now they’ve been collected in one Flickr group.

Screw Hi-Def: Student Builds 64 Rgb-LED Color Tv

Screw Hi-Def: Student Builds 64 Rgb-LED Color Tv
23-year old Edo Kriegsmann is not swayed by fads. Okay I don’t actually know that, but it seems that that is the case, as he is defying the HD trend and all that it entails –  billion to one contrast ratios, screens with the surface area of small towns  and of course stroke-inducing price tags – with his color TV that has – get this – 64 RGB-LED pixels.

Phosphor E-Ink Watches: Kind of Like a Kindle That You Wear on Your Wrist and Doesn’T Read Books

Phosphor E-Ink Watches: Kind of Like a Kindle That You Wear on Your Wrist and Doesn’T Read Books
These modern digital watches don’t use LED or LCD screens. Instead, they use E-Ink screens to tell the time. Phosphor’s E-Ink watches have a bold modern design, and feature highly readable electrostatic displays. The Phosphor DH01, DH02 and DH03 all feature a display that combines a dramatic modern numeric display for minutes, along with a simulated analog dial for the current hour.

Future Wii Video Games Will be Able to Play on Their Own

Future Wii Video Games Will be Able to Play on Their Own
In an interview with USA Today, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. video game on the Wii will have an optional feature, tentatively called “Demo Play.” I could describe Demo Play using a single word, but instead I’ll let Miyamoto-sama explain: “In New Super Mario Bros.

Cideko Air Keyboard With Built-in Mouse, Remote Control: Want Want Want Want Want

Cideko Air Keyboard With Built-in Mouse, Remote Control: Want Want Want Want Want
Computex was over a week ago, but let’s jump back in time one last time and let’s take a look at this yummy piece of tech: Cideko’s Air Keyboard. The only thing that’s kinda stupid about this device is its name, because it’s not just a wireless keyboard, it’s also a mouse and a remote control.

Tengu Allstars: the Little LED Singers Get a Makeover

Tengu Allstars: the Little LED Singers Get a Makeover
Remember Tengu? You know, the little LED guy who moves his pixel block mouth to the sounds it hears? Well Tengu is back, and this time, he’s got some new looks. Tengu Allstars are Crispin Jones’ latest creation.

Bioshock Belt Buckle: How Splicers Keep Their Pants From Falling Down

Bioshock Belt Buckle: How Splicers Keep Their Pants From Falling Down
Here’s the perfect fashion accessory for Bioshock fans. Technabob reader Matthew Borgatti (aka “M@”) created this intricately detailed bronze belt buckle which bears the inimitable Art Deco logo from the classic underwater shooter. M@ started out by having a wax mold carved on TechShop’s Tormach CNC.

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures
Lomography’s new Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator allows users to use up to 3 pinholes in one shot. The pinholes create a ripple, cross-eyed effect that only worsens becomes crazier once you add the color filters to the mix.

IPhone Stencil Kit Will Help Make Your Fart App Look Decent

IPhone Stencil Kit Will Help Make Your Fart App Look Decent
Design Commission has started selling an iPhone stencil kit, targeted towards app developers. I don’t know if there’s a software equivalent to this, but if there’s none I hereby declare that I was the one who thought of it first.

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