I’m sure there are ready-to-use replicas of Batman’s Shakespeare bust (the one with the hidden switch) that you can buy somewhere – in fact we featured one a few years ago. But if you’ve got the skills and the tools, you can try making your own by following the guide made by The New Hobbyist.
Fans of AMC’s hit zombie show will be happy to know that in addition to the show being renewed for a second season, the first round of Walking Dead collectible merch has surfaced with McFarlane Toys readying a series of Walking Dead collectible action figures.
Well, not really, but it looks like our overlords at Google are thinking about eliminating it in at least one browsing mode in their Chrome browser.
The thinking behind this is to shave some pixels off the height of the non-browsing parts of the browser.
We’ve seen video game controllers cataloged periodic table-style, but I always thought an evolutionary tree would be more appropriate, especially since most controllers are just derivatives of a few classic designs. Finally, someone has come up with such a chart:
File this under So Bad, It’s Good: Valet Parking 1989 is a DSiWare game by Zordix AB, where you play as a parking attendant in “neon lit California” in the late 80s, earning money so you can “buy your own cool car and drive to the beach in style”.
If you love Star Wars or steampunk, you’ll love these incredible illustrations from professional game and fantasy illustrator Bjorn Hurri.
The images in this collection perfectly combine the aesthetics of the Star Wars universe with the retro-futuristic H.G.
Videos that depict the future of computers crop up every now and then, and although they are fun to watch, most of them are more flash than substance. This clip from Corning Inc. – the glass and ceramics company that gave us Gorilla Glass, among other things – is no better, since it’s obviously a very biased conceptualization, but it does contain a few neat, if not mind-blowing, ideas.
I bet the Star Wars movies would have been much shorter if this was Han Solo’s ship:
But in terms of appearance, I think the whole is less than the sum of its parts. You can get the Millenterprise Falcon t-shirt at Redbubble for $24 (USD).
Haven’t you always wanted to play Mario Kart in real life? French humorist Rémi Gaillard actually played Super Mario Kart for real, by driving a real go-cart through city traffic while he was disguised as Mario.
Luckily, I escaped the Furby craze when I was a kid, but it looks like the company behind these new interactive robot monkeys is trying to revive the trend. Tandars are robotic toys with sensors. There’s good news though; they won’t break the bank, like some other robot toys out there.
If you’re like me, your old Nintendo GameCube is either gathering dust in a closet somewhere, or you’ve eBayed it by now. But there is one other thing you could do with your GameCube – turn it into a desktop organizer.