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Archive for August 2011

Gresso Extreme X3 Mobile Phone is SERIOUSLY Rugged

Gresso Extreme X3 Mobile Phone is SERIOUSLY Rugged
When some companies say rugged you have to read the fine print to see just how rugged the device is. For instance, many rugged smartphones are only water resistant for a few minutes or can only resist a spill.

New Wii Cuts Price, Loses Gamecube Support, Makes Yoshi Spit Apples

New Wii Cuts Price, Loses Gamecube Support, Makes Yoshi Spit Apples
The Wii has remained unaltered for five years, (well, the dust collecting on mine gets thicker everyday) but now Nintendo is getting ready to launch a new version of the console.

TARDIS Cufflinks: Do Doctors Wear Such Nice Shirts?

TARDIS Cufflinks: Do Doctors Wear Such Nice Shirts?
I haven’t needed to wear cufflinks in ages, but these TARDIS links sure look cool. These novelty cufflinks will allow you to tailor your formal look with a bit of your inner geek. A touch more Doctor Who wouldn’t hurt anyone’s look.

Tree Stump Speaker: Make Like a Tree and Amplify!

Tree Stump Speaker: Make Like a Tree and Amplify!
Designer Thomas Lænner’s Tree Stump Speakers have a nice organic form, but honestly, there’s nothing  really organic about them; they’re just shaped sort of like the base of a tree.

TableDrum: the World is Your Drum Set

TableDrum: the World is Your Drum Set
Compared to air drumming, making decent beats by tapping real objects is a lot of fun and a lot closer to the actual thing, but even if you’re insanely good at it doesn’t mean you’ll be great with an actual drum set.

Super Mario (Maria?) Sisters

Super Mario (Maria?) Sisters
DeviantART member/artist/video game surgeon Beth T. aka bluewolf487 gave the heroes of the Mushroom Kingdom a gender swap, and they turned out really great. Good thing she didn’t stick to canon and removed the mustaches.

Smart String Upstages Your Ordinary Measuring Tape

Smart String Upstages Your Ordinary Measuring Tape
Who would think that the day would come that measuring tapes would be rendered, well, second rate or second class when it comes to measuring? After all, that was the only reason and purpose for which they were created.

Eraser Pencil Gets All Used Up, Lets Nothing Go to Waste

Eraser Pencil Gets All Used Up, Lets Nothing Go to Waste
Traditional lead pencils are made of wood and have a small eraser stub at the end so you can rub your mistakes into oblivion. But often, these erasers are of poor quality and leave your paper with a nasty hole instead of erasing the offending mark.

Tear Down Your MacBook Without Ripping it Open

Tear Down Your MacBook Without Ripping it Open
If you’ve ever thought about tearing open your MacBook to see what was inside, you could always head over to iFixit for one of their tutorials. But if you’re too chicken to get out the Torx driver and start going to town, here’s another solution.

I.dear Wooden Zoo Stand is Also a (Tiny) Whale of a Speaker

I.dear Wooden Zoo Stand is Also a (Tiny) Whale of a Speaker
How’d you like to do some whale watching? Well, you don’t even have to leave your desk to see this sea-faring mammal, who doubles as a speaker and stand for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Casemod with Intel Warp Core

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Casemod with Intel Warp Core
This Star Trek The Next Generation Case Mod is all kinds of awesome. It was made by techpowerup forum member Onizuka who is clearly very talented and loves him some Star Trek.

Dr. R.e. Cycler Recycling Robot Crushes Cans, is Not a Real Dr.

Dr. R.e. Cycler Recycling Robot Crushes Cans, is Not a Real Dr.
Kids learn things quicker when they can see them visually. That’s probably true of most adults too. So if you want to teach kids about recycling, it makes sense that you would want to wow them with a demonstration.

Restaurant Kicks Lady Out for Tweeting that Bartender was a Twerp

Restaurant Kicks Lady Out for Tweeting that Bartender was a Twerp
I have been in a restaurant before when someone was generally making an ass of themselves complaining about everything. I have also been in a restaurant before when I have leaned over to my wife and noted that the waiter was a tool.

Norwegian Design Studio Prints Pic of Your Dead Pet Using Their Ashes… Seriously

Norwegian Design Studio Prints Pic of Your Dead Pet Using Their Ashes… Seriously
Some people take their pets very seriously. For instance, this little old lady down the street walks her dog and talks to it like a person. Generally, she’s telling the dog to hurry as it drops a deuce in my yard.

Pixel Galaxy Game Boy Book: Turn Page to Start

Pixel Galaxy Game Boy Book: Turn Page to Start
If you’re one of the millions of gamers who have fond memories with the Game Boy, then you’ll love Sergio Ingravalle’s book, Pixel Galaxy. It’s a tribute to Nintendo’s Hall of Famer handheld and to pixel graphics in general.

Air Swimmers: Floating Fish for Family Fun fand Freaking Felines Fout

Air Swimmers: Floating Fish for Family Fun fand Freaking Felines Fout
Oh hey folks. Didn’t see you there. I was just admiring this article’s title. But on to the topic at hand: floating fish! Air Swimmers are remote-controlled, inflatable nylon balloons. Fill them up with helium, fire up the remote control and let ’em swim through the air.

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