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Archive for August 2009

Alien Lamp Might have Been Designed by an Alien

Alien Lamp Might have Been Designed by an Alien
Or maybe the designer just skipped Biology classes. The Alien Lamp by Buro Fur Form is supposedly “reminiscent of a strange, otherworldly creature sliding down a rope, gently and almost weightlessly radiating a warm and graceful light”, but it looks pretty familiar to me.

LED Respirator Gas Mask: Perfect for Raves – Especially With Tear Gas

LED Respirator Gas Mask: Perfect for Raves – Especially With Tear Gas
This bizarre light-up gas mask is clearly designed for those late night parties that get REALLY out of hand. Found hidden amongst the millions of items for sale over on eBay, Cyb3rBurn’s “Cyber Rave Goth Trance LED light-up Halloween Gas Mask” will definitely draw attention the next time you’re hanging out with your friends on the dance floor.

999.9 Pure Gold USB Flash Memory is Purely Fake

999.9 Pure Gold USB Flash Memory is Purely Fake
Donald Trump, now that you’ve outfitted your desktop with a gold USB hub and gold mouse for your gold MacBook Pro, why not pick up a matching gold bar flash drive? Sure, this flash drive might say it’s 999.9 fine gold, but priced at under $20 bucks, it’s definitely not made out of anything other than cheap plated metal.

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be

Classic Video Games as They were Never Supposed to be
We may have moved past the blocky look of pixels in modern gaming, but the designs of squares on squares that mark classic games continue to have special places in the hearts of gamers. But what if those storied jaggy characters and interfaces were thrust into the real world?

Blanka Clay Figurine for Stationary Street Fighters

Blanka Clay Figurine for Stationary Street Fighters
This clay figurine of the savage Blanka from the Street Fighter games isn’t going to physically shock anyone, but he would probably attract a lot of attention. Gotta love the blood splatters, as well as those amazing eyes and the signature hair.

Batmobile Tumbler Go-Kart: for Dark Squires

Batmobile Tumbler Go-Kart: for Dark Squires
The Tumbler in Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight is arguably the most bad-ass version of the Batmobile ever.  It’s a damn stealth tank is what it is. Now, thanks to auctioneer tully712, you can have your own Tumbler.

Pass the Salt: More Like Pull Back the Shaker

Pass the Salt: More Like Pull Back the Shaker
Isn’t technology awesome? Thanks to technology we can add text to pictures of cats! And then within seconds, we can post that same captioned creation online, allowing us to reach out and annoy millions of people!

Sony Bdp-Cx7000es Mega Blu-ray Changer Lets You Play Up to 400 Discs Without Getting Up From the Couch

Sony Bdp-Cx7000es Mega Blu-ray Changer Lets You Play Up to 400 Discs Without Getting Up From the Couch
It was probably the end of last year when my Blu-ray disc collection was something like 10 discs. Now, just a few months later, I have my collection is probably around 100 discs, and growing. So when I saw the beastly BDP-CX7000ES Mega Disc Changer from Sony, my eyes lit up.

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go
The Japanese have managed to create an entire cottage industry out of selling crap you can hang off of your cell phone known as “Strapya”. The latest Strapya: this Street Fighter IV mini arcade joystick. The tiny controller actually yells out samples of your favorite character’s voices when you pull of their combo moves using the mini joystick and game buttons.

Wooden Sound Box LED Alarm Clock is Boxy, but Good

Wooden Sound Box LED Alarm Clock is Boxy, but Good
If you’re looking for a new alarm clock that looks like a big old hunk of wood, then look no further than here. The Wooden Sound Box Clock features a bold design sensibility, peppered with just enough technology in make it seem at home in any geek’s bedroom.

Space Invaders Moving in on Your Tea, Too

Space Invaders Moving in on Your Tea, Too
Those pesky Space Invaders get into everything. They are unstoppable. Nothing is safe… not even your tea, and the World Tea Off — something I didn’t even know existed. But the invaders knew. Oh yes. Well, friends, there is a World Tea Off, and the judges must be very cool, because they choose the ONE Teakettle by the guys at Vessel Ideation as one of the winners in tea vessel design.

Marc Ecko Limited Edition Star Wars Hoodies: Style Blessed by the Force

Marc Ecko Limited Edition Star Wars Hoodies: Style Blessed by the Force
I’m not a big Star Wars nut, but I would gladly hand over my money for these awesome Star Wars hoodies by Marc Ecko. I want all of them. Here are some of the designs: That’s the Vader hoodie ($100 (USD)) together with the X Wing Pilot hoodie ($150).

Big Brother PS3 May be Watching You in the Future

Big Brother PS3 May be Watching You in the Future
At this point, I’m pretty sure that everything in the damn world is about to be patented as a possible game control system. Right now, someone is filing a patent for a game controller modeled after their grandmother’s little finger.

Computer Algorithm Does Not Play Mario, It Solves Mario

Computer Algorithm Does Not Play Mario, It Solves Mario
The Mario AI Competition “is about learning, or otherwise developing, the best controller (agent) for a version of Super Mario Bros.” Programmers have to come up with AI that can solve a “heavily modified version” of the game Infinite Mario Bros.

Apple Tablet Pc Pics, Specs, Price and Release Date Speculation

Apple Tablet Pc Pics, Specs, Price and Release Date Speculation
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, tech geeks all around the world have been speculating salivating about the impending announcement of a Apple’s tablet computer, currently rumored to be called the iTablet (I’ve also heard it could be called the MacBook Touch or the iPAD).

Bioshock 2: Big Daddy + Big Sister Art Surfaces

Bioshock 2: Big Daddy + Big Sister Art Surfaces
I was snooping around over on Flickr this morning, when I found these amazing artists renders of some of the new and improved creatures you’ll find in the upcoming Bioshock 2. For starters, here’s a shot of the much-anticipated new Big Sister.