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Archive for November 2010

Koopa Steaks and Yoshi Stew: Now That’S What’S for Dinner!

Koopa Steaks and Yoshi Stew: Now That’S What’S for Dinner!
Pixel artist Jude Buffum is back with some new stuff: he’s put together some handy images that tell you which parts of your favorite Nintendo 8-bit characters you’ll enjoy eating the most. Naturally, he stays away from the heroes and only presents the ones you’d really like to butcher, like the Koopas and Yoshi.

Millennium Falcon Blueprints: Maybe You Can Build Your Own Now

Millennium Falcon Blueprints: Maybe You Can Build Your Own Now
Are you total Star Wars fan? Well, then this should be right up your alley. Here are some detailed blueprints of the Millennium Falcon, and it does show that Han Solo skimped on some details in order to make the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs.

Trendnet Wireless n Adapter is Smaller Than a T-Rex’S Brain

Trendnet Wireless n Adapter is Smaller Than a T-Rex’S Brain
For years, we had to put up with network adapters for computers that were huge. You know the ones I mean, big fat adapters that were three inches long and blocked USB ports around them. We had the same problem with wireless adapters for keyboards and mice too until Logitech and others started making them tiny.

EFO iPad Keyboard Case Turns iPad Into Netbook on the Cheap

EFO iPad Keyboard Case Turns iPad Into Netbook on the Cheap
I’ve run across a number of designs for iPad bluetooth keyboards, but most of them are quite expensive for what they are. The guys over at gadget importer EFO are now offering a model which provides both a case and a keyboard for just $50 bucks.

Video Game Property Sells for $335,000: Why Aren’T We Playing This Game?

Video Game Property Sells for $335,000: Why Aren’T We Playing This Game?
If EVE Online is famous for heists and other virtual crimes worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, the players of Planet Calypso, another MMORPG, have been earning loads of money through more diplomatic means. One of Planet Calypso’s asteroids, plus a number of properties within said asteroid, was recently sold for $335,000 (USD).

Bottoms Up Watch Makes Sure You’Re Always Ready for Happy Hour

Bottoms Up Watch Makes Sure You’Re Always Ready for Happy Hour
The Boy Scouts had it right with their motto about always being prepared. However, you don’t always want people to know that you’re prepared for certain situations. Unless you’re someone that drinks a lot and doesn’t care who knows it, you might not want to carry a bottle opener on your keychain.

Fps Trainer: if You Really Really Really… Really Want to be Good at Fps Games

Fps Trainer: if You Really Really Really… Really Want to be Good at Fps Games
Back in the old days, I used to be a mediocre Counter-Strike player. I could like, take down a bunch of enemies before I myself was taken down. Sometimes I took down two in a 5-on-5 match; on a good day, I could kill two enemies and make it to the end of the round.

Storm Cosmo LED Watch: Who Says Only the Japanese Can Make Geeky Watches?

Storm Cosmo LED Watch: Who Says Only the Japanese Can Make Geeky Watches?
Usually when we’re talking about cool and cryptic modern digital watches, we turn to the guys over at Tokyoflash. But this time, we’ve got a sleek modern design, with a perfectly geeky display from London’s STORM.

Flyrad is the Love Child of Segway and a Unicycle

Flyrad is the Love Child of Segway and a Unicycle
It took me years to recognize that many asshats have no idea just how asshatty they really are. Take my cousin for instance; he once had a unicycle he wanted to show off on in front of some girls when we were about eight.

Wearable Tent is Both Cool and Stupid All at Once

Wearable Tent is Both Cool and Stupid All at Once
In Texas, the weather can change at a moment’s notice. We tend to not change plans because of poor weather until the last second because it can be flooding one minute and sunny the next. I have been caught in the rain before unprepared, and if you are a hiker, this new wearable tent has surfaced that might catch your attention.

IPhone Grows a Tail With Mobile Tail Thingy

IPhone Grows a Tail With Mobile Tail Thingy
iPhone users the world over have a hard time watching video and making FaceTime calls thanks to having to lay the iPhone flat on the table or desk. This problem has created a number of solutions on the market, none of which are as cute and gross at the same time as the Mobile Tail.

E Ink Triton Colored Epaper has Us Excited for E-Comic Books

E Ink Triton Colored Epaper has Us Excited for E-Comic Books
The Kindle and other reading devices make use of E Ink Corporation‘s ePaper, which not only displays text almost like it appears on paper, it also consumes low power and it has zero glare. But because nothing in perfect in this world, ePaper can only output black and white.

Kno Tablet Price and Release Date Announced

Kno Tablet Price and Release Date Announced
While I don’t own a tablet like the iPad, I do think that they are cool to use and definitely make reading books and watching media fun. The Kno tablet is aimed at students and designed as a modern-day replacement for textbooks.

Andy Rash’S Pixelated Star Wars Characters: a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy 8-Bits Away

Andy Rash’S Pixelated Star Wars Characters: a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy 8-Bits Away
What is it about pixel art that’s so cool? I don’t know, but I definitely enjoy looking at these Star Wars characters that Andy Rash made. They are very pixelated and look great, no matter what the magnification.

Arcosur: the Video Game Village

Arcosur: the Video Game Village
Arcosur, a Spanish neighborhood currently in development, is now the proud home of Avenida de Super Mario Bros. (Super Mario Bros. Avenue). Mario himself visited Arcosur, and danced to a violin and cello rendition of the Super Mario Bros.

Jones Offers Bacon Soda in a Special Holiday Pack

Jones Offers Bacon Soda in a Special Holiday Pack
Do you like bacon? If you’re not against the consumption of meat in general, there’s a good chance that you’re a fan of bacon. Why? Because it’s awesome. In recent years there has been a bacon obsession sweeping the internet, (largely thanks to Reddit, I believe) resulting in strange objects being crafted out of the stuff, and  a smattering of bacon-flavored products.

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