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Archive for March 2012

Clothing for Gadgets: Play Dress-Up with Your iPad

Clothing for Gadgets: Play Dress-Up with Your iPad
When I’m done using my laptop, I stow it away in a sleeve printed with zebra stripes all over. The sleeve looks pretty beat up from months and months of use, but I just haven’t found the time to look for another one that would appeal to my taste. 

Lamborghini Batman Gets Pulled Over

Lamborghini Batman Gets Pulled Over
How would you like to be a Gotham cop having to pull over Batman in his Batmobile and report this to Commissioner Gordon? That would suck. Well, that’s not exactly what happened here, but it probably still feels weird to pull over the Dark Knight.

Death Star Dog Cone: I Have a Very Bad Feeling About This

Death Star Dog Cone: I Have a Very Bad Feeling About This
This Death Star dog will be the ultimate power in the universe. Just toss it a biscuit and rub it on the back (or the belly) and it will fire on the planet of your choice.

Geometric Superheroes: Rectangles, Assemble!

Geometric Superheroes: Rectangles, Assemble!
Remember those cool polygon superhero images by James Reid? Well Rene Schiffer takes our heroes a bit further into pixel-land by using only rectangles in his version. None of his designs uses any other shapes but rectangles and none have more than 20 colors.

R2-DShoes: The Slippers You’re Looking for

R2-DShoes: The Slippers You’re Looking for
Yep, they definitely are, and with Star Wars‘ most important maintenance droid at your feet, what could go wrong? These TOMS slippers were handpainted by artist Kara Setkiewicz.

Man “Recovering Well” from Most Extensive Face Transplant in History

Man “Recovering Well” from Most Extensive Face Transplant in History
An American man has had what doctors say is the most extensive face transplant in history. The man’s name is Richard Lee Norris and years ago he suffered massive facial injuries in a gun accident. The accident destroyed most of the man’s lips and nose as well as his jaw and left him with limited mouth movement and no sense of smell.

Hitler Toilet Paper: Now You Can Smear Poop on a Dictator’s Face Every Day

Hitler Toilet Paper: Now You Can Smear Poop on a Dictator’s Face Every Day
Hitler was one of the most hated figures in human history. Since the man himself is dead, no one will ever know what might have happened in his growing up years to turn him into a delusional being who had a twisted perception of himself, of Germany, and of the world.

Minecraft Diamond Ring: The Fastest Way to a Gamer’s Heart

Minecraft Diamond Ring: The Fastest Way to a Gamer’s Heart
Diamonds are one of the rarest and most useful items in Minecraft. You can make the most durable tools, armor and weapons out of this precious material, but you’ll have to be well equipped and spend lots of time to mine diamond ores.

iPhone KnuckleCase Gets Real – Make a Fist!

iPhone KnuckleCase Gets Real – Make a Fist!
A couple of weeks back, I spotted an iPhone case that looked like brass knuckles, but it turned out to just be a conceptual design. But for those of you who liked the idea of turning your phones into weapons, there’s good news – another company is already offering up their own take on the iPhone knuckle case – the knucklecase.

Gears of War 3 Digger Launcher Replica Will Blast Your Jaw to the Floor

Gears of War 3 Digger Launcher Replica Will Blast Your Jaw to the Floor
The chainsaw-equipped Lancer rifle from Gears of War is a favorite among prop makers, but Ryan Palsen and his wife Dena – known together as Kronos Props – just put another weapon from the series in the spotlight.

Email Box Overload: Managing Your Graymail Problem

Email Box Overload: Managing Your Graymail Problem
Spending the vast majority of my professional life online, I receive an inordinate amount of email messages in my inbox every day. Most days, I get at least 200 to 300 messages, so it’s become very difficult to manage all the stuff flowing through my box and make heads or tails of it all.

Grand Trunk Hammock Sleeping Bag Wraps You Up, Keeps You Warm at Night

Grand Trunk Hammock Sleeping Bag Wraps You Up, Keeps You Warm at Night
When I think of hammocks, I’m reminded of the cool, summer afternoons I spent just lazing away in my backyard. When I think of sleeping bags, I remember the few but memorable camping trips I went to with my dad, uncle, and some naughty cousins.

Sonicwalk Speaker Pack Plays the Soundtrack of Your Life as You Walk

Sonicwalk Speaker Pack Plays the Soundtrack of Your Life as You Walk
Happenings in real life will never be as good or magical as the scenes you might see in  movies for many reasons. One of these is that we can’t cue someone in the background to play some gushy love song or sad melody when something romantic or particularly tragic happens.

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air
If anyone has a shot at being the real life Cyberdyne Systems, I think it’s Boston Dynamics. Between their Big Dog, Alpha Dog, Cheetah and other walking robots, they’re building some of the most incredible robotic creatures out there.

Bluetooth Enabled Magnet Orders Your Favorite Pizza with a Click

Bluetooth Enabled Magnet Orders Your Favorite Pizza with a Click
I don’t know who the guy or gal over at Red Tomato Pizza corporate headquarters who came up with idea for this magnet is, but this person deserves a spot on the Board of Directors. Red Tomato Pizza has possibly the most awesome use of Bluetooth technology ever.

TRON Stroller Perfect for Babies Named Flynn

TRON Stroller Perfect for Babies Named Flynn
If you never even thought about having a kid, here is at least one good reason to have one. This TRON lightstroller is the work of ILM research engineer Bhautik Joshi. Basically he took a standard baby stroller and tricked it out with EL wire.