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Archive for July 2011

Minifigs of Characters of Game of Thrones

Minifigs of Characters of Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Fire and Ice has long been popular, but it got a massive boost of stardom with the new HBO TV series Game of Thrones. If that’s not validation enough of the series’ fame, check out these custom minifigs by Sam Beattie.

Hello Kitty Boba Fett: The Cutest Bounty Hunter in the Universe

Hello Kitty Boba Fett: The Cutest Bounty Hunter in the Universe
You can’t really say that combining the most dangerous bounty hunter in the galaxy with Hello Kitty makes sense, but I have to say that the resulting t-shirt looks pretty good. Who would have thought that Boba Fett could end up looking cute?
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Cool Down With Thanko’s USB-Powered Clip-on Fan Coolers

Cool Down With Thanko’s USB-Powered Clip-on Fan Coolers
When I first saw these USB fans by Thanko, I almost wished that I were a man who regularly wore suits and ties to work so that I would have something to clip them on. Almost.

StickerFun’s Vinyl Stickers for MacBooks: Something for Everyone

StickerFun’s Vinyl Stickers for MacBooks: Something for Everyone
Etsy vinyl decal stores are a dime a dozen, but from time-to-time you come across something cool. These great decals by StickerFun are pretty sweet, especially the ones from Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro.

Thermochromic Clock Tells Time With Heat

Thermochromic Clock Tells Time With Heat
I love cool digital clocks, and I have to say that this one is one of the better ones I’ve seen in some time. Instead of telling time with LEDs, LCDs, or mechanical hands of some sort, this clock tells time through changes in temperature.

1:1 Scale R2-D2 Coming to Your Home Soon

1:1 Scale R2-D2 Coming to Your Home Soon
If you’re a big Star Wars fan like me, you might want to start clearing out a corner of your living room (or entry way) for this cool new R2-D2 collectible. Measuring in at just 3 feet-tall, this R2-D2 monument is exactly a 100% scale match with the version of R2 found in The Clone Wars (although he looks a little shorter than the Kenny Baker version from the movies).

Déjà Vu RFID Purse Concept: for Forgetful Geeks

Déjà Vu RFID Purse Concept: for Forgetful Geeks
Last month we saw proof that practical technology can be seamlessly integrated into fashionable items. The Déjà Vu concept is another promising example. Made by MIT students Heidi Chen and Nicole Tariverdian, it’s a bag that can tell you if you’ve forgotten to put particular items in it.

Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon: The Dark Side Feels Light-Headed

Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon: The Dark Side Feels Light-Headed
While I’ve always liked Darth Vader, I don’t think I ever would have thought about creating a hot air balloon out of his helmet. That’s what Belgian balloonists Benoit and Michel Lambert did when they commissioned Cameron Balloons to build this Darth Vader Balloon, after getting the official approval of Lucasfilm.

Star Trek Bottle Opener Set: Pop That Iw Hlq

Star Trek Bottle Opener Set: Pop That Iw Hlq
Having drinks with your friends and qorDu’? No need to bring out a phaser or a bat’leth. The tools in the Star Trek-themed bottle opener gift set will do the trick, whether you need to pop crowns or corks.

Daleks Invade London: Sanctioned by the BBC

Daleks Invade London: Sanctioned by the BBC
It was a strange sight on London’s Westminster Bridge when people saw Daleks rolling about, getting ready to exterminate everyone. The procession included four generations of Daleks, showing how the mutant creatures had evolved during the years.

Nothing Design’s i-Handbag: Nothing But a Tiny Purse for Your Smartphone

Nothing Design’s i-Handbag: Nothing But a Tiny Purse for Your Smartphone
Ladies, when you’re out and about, it’s just no fun to fumble for your phone in your purse. That’s why the Nothing Design Group came up with this interesting take on a smartphone case: it combines a case with a little clutch handbag, making life a little more streamlined for women who love their smartphones.

Backpack Umbrella Keeps Hands Free While Keeping You Dry

Backpack Umbrella Keeps Hands Free While Keeping You Dry
Are you the kind of person who fumbles around with an umbrella when it starts to rain? Check out this convenient backpack, which will hold your umbrella while keeping both your hands free. Best idea ever, or slightly cheesy?

Researchers Develop Soft Memory that May Usher in New Biocompatible Electronics

Researchers Develop Soft Memory that May Usher in New Biocompatible Electronics
There are a number of reasons that you might want to implant electronics into the human brain. There are also numerous devices that are in testing and may one day come to market that are for treating various issues that start in the brain from depression to pain to controlling seizures.

Stargate Coasters: Commiserate Stargate Universe’s Demise With a Cup of Joe

Stargate Coasters: Commiserate Stargate Universe’s Demise With a Cup of Joe
Poor, Stargate. Stargate Universe had to be canceled just when it was getting good. The worst part is that you’re left with all these open-ended questions, which will probably never get answered. If you are a Stargate fan and are in utter despair, don’t worry, because these coasters will make you feel better!

LEGO Folding Farm Does Medical Research

LEGO Folding Farm Does Medical Research
While it may not be the first time I’ve seen a computer made from LEGO bricks, if you are going to make one, it would be nice to know that it was being put to good use.

Stormtroopers on Vacation: The Empire Takes a Break

Stormtroopers on Vacation: The Empire Takes a Break
After Darth Vader took some time off, it’s nice to see that his underlings also get to take a vacation too. Rebels? Nah, let the sandtroopers or scouttroopers take care of them while stormtroopers take a greatly deserved break.
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