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Archive for March 2012

MapAttack Turns Your City Into One Huge Gameboard

MapAttack Turns Your City Into One Huge Gameboard
You know how the line between the digital world and the real one sometimes fades into a blur? A clear indication of this happening is when you start thinking of coffee as power-ups and mean bosses as the evil super-villains out to get you (with some extra paperwork.)

Colorful Incase Mini Cable Kit: USB to Everything You Need

Colorful Incase Mini Cable Kit: USB to Everything You Need
With all of the gadgets people are carrying around these days, it makes sense to keep some cables with you, just in case you need to connect some of them together. This new kit from Incase looks pretty sweet, and the fact that the cables come color-coded makes them even easier to find in the provided handy case.

Nyan Cat Adventures: From YouTube to iOS and Xbox 360

Nyan Cat Adventures: From YouTube to iOS and Xbox 360
So you’ve watched and finished the 100-hour video and you still can’t get enough of it? Try playing as the cat itself. The addictive Nyan Cat has escaped from the Internet and now has its own game for both Apple and Microsoft devices, ready to infect more people with its infinite tune.

Bandai “SmartPet” iPhone Robot Dogs Never Need to Go Walkies

Bandai “SmartPet” iPhone Robot Dogs Never Need to Go Walkies
If you’re thinking about getting a puppy, but don’t want to deal with the hassles of getting up from the couch to take it for a walk, or even feeding it, you might be in luck if you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, thanks to Bandai’s new “SmartPet.”

8-Bit Pale Ale, Grog for Gamers

8-Bit Pale Ale, Grog for Gamers
Beer-drinking gamers now have a clear choice for getting plastered while trying to save Princess Peach from King Koopa. Tallgrass Brewing Co. has your new beverage of choice.

James Cameron Completes Historic Mariana Trench Deep Sea Dive

James Cameron Completes Historic Mariana Trench Deep Sea Dive
Remember how we were just talking about James Cameron’s historic attempt to dive to the deepest point in the ocean? Well, I’m happy to report that he not only made it to the bottom of the Mariana Trench today, he has just resurfaced.

Custom Chrome Mechagodzilla Lamp with Assault Rifles: Get in My House

Custom Chrome Mechagodzilla Lamp with Assault Rifles: Get in My House
Check out this amazingly awesome custom Mechagodzilla lamp complete with assault rifles. He reminds you to turn your light off when you leave the room. Or else.

NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot

NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot
If robots and humans are to work together, we need to destroy all copies of The Matrix, The Terminator and other media portraying robotic uprising. That’s the first thing we should do. Only after we have done that should we expand on the experiments being done in the Jouhou System Kougaku (JSK) Lab of the University of Tokyo, which involves teaching robots to work together.

45-Foot-Long Paper Airplane Needed a Helicopter to be Launched

45-Foot-Long Paper Airplane Needed a Helicopter to be Launched
What’s the biggest paper airplane you’ve launched? I’ve noticed that they tend to get a bit flabby when you use bigger sheets of paper, but that didn’t stop the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona, from trying to fly a 45-foot-long paper airplane.

Robot USB Hub: No Transformer But Still Cooler than Yours

Robot USB Hub: No Transformer But Still Cooler than Yours
USB hubs can be slightly boring, especially when you go through them quickly. It’s one of those pieces of hardware that easily breaks down due to either cheap construction, the constant plugging and unplugging of devices, or both.

Mad Men 8-Bit YouTube Game: NintenDo-nDraper

Mad Men 8-Bit YouTube Game: NintenDo-nDraper
This interactive 8-bit-style YouTube game uses the choose-your-own-adventure ethos to prepare you for the next season of Mad Men. It was created by The Fine Brothers with music and animation by pixel artist Doctor Octoroc (Levi Buffum).

Warm On Keeps Your Bathwater Hot (And Keeps You Happy)

Warm On Keeps Your Bathwater Hot (And Keeps You Happy)
The water is perfect a few minutes after running my bath, but as time passes by, I find myself getting colder and colder as the water temperature drops. By the time I finish a chapter in my book and get ready to step out of the bath, I’m a few degrees away from my shiver point.

Privly Wants to Protect Your Content, Anywhere on the Web

Privly Wants to Protect Your Content, Anywhere on the Web
Remember how social media accelerated the uprising in Egypt last year? Or how it pushed for action against Libya? It all started with a few Tweets and Facebook statuses that eventually sparked others in the network to speak up and rally against the oppressors.

Space Timeders iOS Clock App and Game: Shoot Some Aliens in Bed

Space Timeders iOS Clock App and Game: Shoot Some Aliens in Bed
Space Invaders never seems to get old, as proven by this clock app and game for iOS devices. Space Timeders will let you waste good time before going to bed. The game is fun and the idea is pretty cool.

Star Wars Continuous-Line Drawings: The Pen is Mightier than the Lightsaber

Star Wars Continuous-Line Drawings: The Pen is Mightier than the Lightsaber
You’ve probably done doodles with a single continuous line while talking to someone on the phone, but Star Wars geek Sam Hallows took it to a whole other level by crafting these intricate drawings of Star Wars, each with a single line.

Sanwa USB Reader Copies Memory Cards and More to Your Android Gadgets

Sanwa USB Reader Copies Memory Cards and More to Your Android Gadgets
If you own an Android smartphone or tablet, I bet on more than one occasion you have wanted to transfer images, video, or other data between the smartphone and an external device. This new media reader accessory called the Sanwa USB Reader/Dock will help you out.