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Archive for May 2012

Study Finds Playing Tetris Could Treat PTSD

Study Finds Playing Tetris Could Treat PTSD
A study has been published by a research team from Oxford University that claims playing Tetris can help soldiers deal with flashbacks caused by post-traumatic stress disorder. The researchers believe that playing the game may prevent the brain from forming memories that lead to flashbacks.

Concept One Electric Supercar Goes on Sale

Concept One Electric Supercar Goes on Sale
There are many reasons I wish I was rich. One of the big ones is I’d like to be able to purchase all the awesome cars I see. One of the cool vehicles that you can bet I’d add to my collection if I were loaded is the new Concept One EV from Rimac Automobili.

Andru Lets You Charge Your Android with an Android

Andru Lets You Charge Your Android with an Android
Android phone users don’t have to stick with that boring black charger that came with their phones anymore. If you’re a big fan of the Android platform, then you owe it to yourself to charge up with Andru – the Android mascot USB charger.

Binary Burst LED Clock Won’t Blow up in Your Face, But Will Challenge Your Brain

Binary Burst LED Clock Won’t Blow up in Your Face, But Will Challenge Your Brain
This LED clock was created by Mike Szczys and it’s pretty unusual. It tells time using binary numbers, so if you want to use something like this, better brush up on your binary.

The Unfinished Swan for PS3 Looks Awesome Despite Its Unfinished State

The Unfinished Swan for PS3 Looks Awesome Despite Its Unfinished State
I’m a sucker for offbeat console games with a cool artistic style. From Katamari Damacy to Journey to Braid, these games with unique gameplay mechanics and unusual graphical flourishes are some of my all time favorites.

iPhone Resin Skin Sticks to Glass Like Gecko Feet

iPhone Resin Skin Sticks to Glass Like Gecko Feet
I’m not sure this is a great idea, but I can see how it might be useful to stick your iPhone onto a surface for a short time, to either share or show something. The Uguard Resin Skin is supposed to do this, without many complications.

Incase Box Case Bricks Your iPhone

Incase Box Case Bricks Your iPhone
I’m always looking for my next iPhone case, and I have to say that the Incase Box Case looks pretty cool, especially in that transparent frosted version. I don’t like cases that make the iPhone significantly larger than it’s supposed to, and that doesn’t seem to be the case with the Box Case.

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire

Mythical Beast Flies, Breathes Fire
If you look up in the sky and see a dragon, chances are you either had too much to drink, or you are seeing Rick Hamel’s amazing R/C creation, which is an actual flying dragon that breaths fire.

Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed: Like Mario Kart, But with Hedgehogs

Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed: Like Mario Kart, But with Hedgehogs
Sega has announced a new cart style racing game called Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed that reminds me a bit of Mario Kart with some notable and interesting tweaks. The game will include characters from multiple Sega video game franchises including Sonic the Hedgehog, and many others that you’ll recognize.

Flexrotor UAV Takes off Like a Helicopter, Flies Like an Airplane

Flexrotor UAV Takes off Like a Helicopter, Flies Like an Airplane
The military in the United States and other militaries around the world are making heavy use of unmanned aerial vehicles these days. UAVs are being used for many reasons with one of the main reasons being that a UAV allows aircraft to be put into action without a pilot being placed in danger.

BRD RedShift Electric Motorcycles: Eco-Friendly and Look Good Doing It

BRD RedShift Electric Motorcycles: Eco-Friendly and Look Good Doing It
Motocross bikes are notoriously horrible for the environment, with their tiny two-stroke engines, they spew forth tons of Carbon Monoxide. And while many bikes have more environmentally-friendly four-stroke engines, they still have some emissions. But now riders have a choice to be a little more green when they head to the hills, thanks to the BRD RedShift.

Game of Thrones Arya Stark and Nymeria Cake: Happy Nameday to You!

Game of Thrones Arya Stark and Nymeria Cake: Happy Nameday to You!
Fans of the Song of Ice and Fire series of books by George R.R. Martin (and the HBO TV show Game of Thrones) will love this adorable “First Nameday” cake, featuring Arya Stark and her wolf Nymeria.

Stormtrooper Basketball Jersey: There’s Only One Team Playing for the Empire

Stormtrooper Basketball Jersey: There’s Only One Team Playing for the Empire
Ever wondered what stormtroopers do for fun? How about a pleasant basketball game, between the Rebel Alliance and the Empire. Who would win? Well, if you want to root for the Dark Side of the Force, then you should get this basketball jersey, which will allow you to play for the only important team, the Empire’s.

Jawbone Big Jambox Speaker: The Jambox Grows Up

Jawbone Big Jambox Speaker: The Jambox Grows Up
If the diminutive Jambox is too small for your amplifying tastes, then check out the Big Jambox that Jawbone just released. It’s basically the same as the Jambox, except that it’s bigger. It’s still wireless and will work with any Bluetooth-enabled device.

Goliathon Steampunk Nerf Gun Seems to be as Heavy as a Locomotive

Goliathon Steampunk Nerf Gun Seems to be as Heavy as a Locomotive
Built by Professor T. Lemetry, the Goliathon is the result of weaponizing “all the horsepower of a full-size steam locomotive”, resulting in a gun so powerful it can “level a building, down an airship, or turn a man inside out.”

Portal Companion Cube Cookie Jar Will Never Threaten To Stab You, But May Make You Fat

Portal Companion Cube Cookie Jar Will Never Threaten To Stab You, But May Make You Fat
How do you make Portal’s Weighted Companion Cube even more adorable and indispensable? By making it talk and move on its own. But since that will never happen, ThinkGeek has the next best solution: a Companion Cube Cookie Jar.