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Archive for March 2012

iPhone Carabiner Clip Lets You Hang Your Phone Anywhere

iPhone Carabiner Clip Lets You Hang Your Phone Anywhere
If you’re the kind of iPhoneographer or Instagramer that always needs quick access to their iPhone while on the go, then the iPhone Carabiner Clip might do the trick. It’s made in Japan by Poddities.

Haptic Thumbstick Videogame Controller Renders Rumble Obsolete

Haptic Thumbstick Videogame Controller Renders Rumble Obsolete
Videogames are very good at engaging our eyes and ears, but when it comes to touch we still have a long way to go. Force feedback is the gaming industry’s attempt to engage our sense of touch, but it’s limited at best.

Hum Blank USB Drive: Air Included

Hum Blank USB Drive: Air Included
We’ve seen a boutique line of flash drives that play upon the fact that data is invisible, which means we can’t see their containers being filled up even if they’re already “full” of data. Here’s another take on that amusing dissonance, an empty bottle with a USB drive cork stopper.

Bike Planters: A Little Green Goes a Long Way

Bike Planters: A Little Green Goes a Long Way
I read a lot about the “Green Revolution” over the last weekend, since it was one of the topics covered in my school Finals. You’d think that something with that name would have something to do with saving the environment, right? 

TARDIS in a Bottle, Which is Bigger on the Inside?

TARDIS in a Bottle, Which is Bigger on the Inside?
You’ve seen the old ship in a bottle, and the airplane in a lightbulb, but I bet you’ve never seen a TARDIS in a bottle before. That’s because the Doctor tries his best not to materialize inside confined spaces.

Dead-On Annihilator Superhammer Rebuilds Society, Kills Zombies Dead

Dead-On Annihilator Superhammer Rebuilds Society, Kills Zombies Dead
If you’re the sort that watches The Walking Dead regularly you know the zombie apocalypse could come at any second. You may go to sleep tonight only to wake up in the morning and find the undead are swarming your neighborhood and want nothing more than to feast on your entrails.

Smart Fur Gives Robot Pets Realistic Sensations

Smart Fur Gives Robot Pets Realistic Sensations
We’ve all heard countless times how simply petting an animal can decrease stress and help improve a person’s state of mind. But what if you’re unable to take care of a real pet? There have been plenty of attempts to create robotic animals over the years, but none of them have really succeeded at providing the same feedback as a real animal.

Sonic the Hedgehog Energy Drinks Packed With Vitamins, Chaos Emeralds

Sonic the Hedgehog Energy Drinks Packed With Vitamins, Chaos Emeralds
Mario, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong already have their own energy drinks, so why shouldn’t Sonic the Hedgehog have one too? That’s exactly what designers Julie Aniela and Jak Hornblow thought when they designed this concept packaging for Chaos Emerald Energy Drink.

Mass Effect 3 Console Vaults Have N7 Seal of Approval

Mass Effect 3 Console Vaults Have N7 Seal of Approval
We know your body and mind has long been ready for Mass Effect 3, but is your console as prepared as you are? If it still plays games then yes it is. But if you’re willing to spend to make it even more prepared, you can outfit it with a badass N7 armor courtesy of Calibur 11.

Darpa Cheetah Robot Sets Speed Record, Time to Run, Time to Hide

Darpa Cheetah Robot Sets Speed Record, Time to Run, Time to Hide
Those mad scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) won’t be happy until we are all hunted down by their creations. Working towards this goal, some of their robot animals are getting way faster than you or I can run.

Plugication iOS App Restarts Music When You Plug Your Headphones Back In

Plugication iOS App Restarts Music When You Plug Your Headphones Back In
Here’s a first-world problem that has bugged the hell out of me. If you’re listening to music on an iOS device using a pair of headphones and for some reason you unplug them from your device, the music player will pause the playback.

iRobot Lands $1.5 Million Order for 110 FirstLook Robots

iRobot Lands $1.5 Million Order for 110 FirstLook Robots
iRobot makes a bunch of different robots that are in use by the military and police to apprehend bad guys without getting humans killed. About this time last year, we mentioned the then new 110 FirstLook robot.

Sam Kerr iPhone Portraits: Who Needs Paint and Canvas?

Sam Kerr iPhone Portraits: Who Needs Paint and Canvas?
British illustrator Sam Kerr recently re-imagined several famous portraits, turning them into caricatures using his iPhone. The caricatures removed detailed facial features and replacing them with a few squiggles and typographic characters. The portraits had their faces erased and redone.

Evil Dead Bento Box: Food of the Undead

Evil Dead Bento Box: Food of the Undead
A lot of people are particular about the food that they eat. Aside from considering the nutritional content, there’s also taste, aroma, and of course, presentation. I don’t really care how my meals look like, as long as they taste good, with the exception of this Evil Dead Bento Box, that is.

Assassin’s Creed 3 Trailer Shows off Tomahawk Kills

Assassin’s Creed 3 Trailer Shows off Tomahawk Kills
The big news lately is that the latest Assassin’s Creed game is set during the American Revolution. And now we have an official trailer, which shows us that the tomahawk that Ratohnaké:ton is carrying is not just for decoration.

Car Bookshelf Has Books for Passengers Instead of People

Car Bookshelf Has Books for Passengers Instead of People
I used to be a sucker for novels. Now I’m a sucker for graphic novels and comic books. Maybe it’s because I did so much reading back in college that I don’t find reading long blocks of just text fun anymore, but there’s just something about seeing the images right then and there on the page rather than just having to imagine it all in your mind.