Dangerous animals lurk on the forest floor at night, and centipedes aren’t exactly the most cuddly creatures in the world. You want to camp out, but not be bothered by nature. Before, people would have said you’re not a real outdoorsman.
You can pick up an actual ukulele for under 50 bucks, but if you don’t like the idea of plucking real strings and would rather remain in your virtual world, you might want to check out the Futulele – which lets you play ukulele for the low, low price of both an iPad and an iPhone or iPod Touch, plus the app, plus a Futulele case.
The evidence that Japan is working on making giant robots real continues to pile up. Naoki Maru is known in Japan for his King Kizer series of robots, has developed a motion-controlled version that he calls Real King Kizer.
Did you ever think that the Avengers would visit the Hundred Acre Wood? Well, illustrator Charles Paul Wilson III did and he redesigned the iconic Marvel characters as if they were about to visit Christopher Robin and Pooh Bear.
This special-edition Ikepod Horizon Watch was designed by Mark Newson, along with graffiti artist turned painter and sculptor KAWS. This analog timepiece is definitely cool looking, and it won’t take you long to figure out how to tell the time.
If you think that Mother Nature is impressed by the Dark Side, you’d be wrong – because just like anyone else, the Dark Lord of the Sith still probably got drenched in torrential downpours, unless he uses his telekinetic abilities to shield him.
Katamari Damacy is as recognizable for its bright and happy graphics as for its unique gameplay. But this somber sculpture featuring the Prince in the titan Atlas’ iconic pose doesn’t look inappropriate at all, especially when you consider that the Prince is the only productive entity in the game’s story, the task of rebuilding the heavenly bodies resting on his tiny shoulders.
For years, Volvo has been at the forefront of automotive safety technology. Wwhile not everything they develop works flawlessly, this invention seems like a really good idea – especially if you plan on playing Grand Theft Auto or Carmageddon in real life and running down any pedestrians.
Star Wars fans already have some good ways to open bottled beverages, but for those of you who prefer to sip from of cans, I’ve got something for you too. Yep, what you’re looking at here is an R2-D2 can cooler.
Mobile phone stands aren’t all equal, and I have to say that this one definitely is different from others I’ve seen before. The iLoop is basically a thick silicone ring that doubles as an iPhone stand, and oddly enough, an exercise grip.
I tried lying down on the concrete road once for a school project, and let me just say that my back was sore for close to a week afterwards. Obviously concrete isn’t made for comfort; it’s made to be strong and hard and long-lasting so we don’t end up with horribly cracked roads and structures.
For over 20 years, gamers have been using a mouse to control their video games. Over the last couple of years, motion controls such as the Kinect, Move and Wii-mote have become common on game console, and are starting to make their way to PC gaming and other computer uses as well.
Growing up in the infamous Tornado Alley in Texas, we learned from an early age what to do and what not to do if a tornado is coming your way. You also learn what a tornado looks like and the sort of devastation they can leave behind as well.
When you have a pizza party, you might like to whip out your Starship Enterprise pizza wheel, but when you want to serve some cold brew along with, you need a cool bottle opener too. Han and Chewie recommend the Millenium Falcon for opening bottles at light speed.
Some video footage has surfaced of a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet being used as a remote control for a robotic car – complete with some soothing soul music. We don’t know much about this project, but we do know that the PlayBook controls the car over the Wi-fi network provided by a BlackBerry Bold 9900 – and the app was written by a guy named Kamila Sternal.