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Archive for May 2012

T-800 Animatronic Terminator Bust Promises Not to Kill You

T-800 Animatronic Terminator Bust Promises Not to Kill You
Terminator fans have seen their share of statues and busts, but I am willing to bet that they have never seen the likes of this T-800 bust. It doesn’t just sit there looking pretty. The eyes glow and it actually moves.

Osaka Station City Water Display Draws with Water

Osaka Station City Water Display Draws with Water
Did you ever think that a fountain could be used to tell the time or to display pics? Well the Japanese sure did and this latest kind of display is pure awesomesauce, as it can even display artwork.

LEGO Giving Away Exclusive Limited-Edition Hulk Minifigs

LEGO Giving Away Exclusive Limited-Edition Hulk Minifigs
LEGO has announced that it is giving away a free exclusive and limited edition Hulk minifig. The special minifig is available only at LEGO stores and online with purchases of $50 or more. LEGO has been offering a bunch of different play sets to celebrate Marvel superheroes and the release of the Avengers movie.

Powerbreather Sealed Snorkel Optimizes Swimming

Powerbreather Sealed Snorkel Optimizes Swimming
This device might look a bit odd, but I wonder why no one created it before now. It basically allows swimmers to stay completely submerged during their laps, which is pretty cool. With the Powerbreather, you don’t strain your neck or come up for air at all.

Arduino Grande, Because Size Matters

Arduino Grande, Because Size Matters
Arduino microcontrollers can do so many things and can be found in robots, video game hacks, you name it. The small size and programmability of these boards makes almost anything possible. But what if you want a huge Arduino… for reasons unknown and unfathomable?

iLuv DualJack Cable Works with Both iOS and Micro-USB Devices

iLuv DualJack Cable Works with Both iOS and Micro-USB Devices
We’ve already seen a charge and sync cable that works exactly the same way as this one. But if you’re not confident about the quality or the retailer of that other cable then yes, you will love DualJack.

Google Makes Search Smarter with Knowledge Graph

Google Makes Search Smarter with Knowledge Graph
Google has become such an ingrained part of our lives that virtually all of us have used it at one time or another. When the search giant makes changes to how it returns search results, it’s a big deal.

Eve Online Pokes Fun at Blizzard: Diablo Offline

Eve Online Pokes Fun at Blizzard: Diablo Offline
Thanks to the Internet, the gravity of trivial issues are quickly amplified and made overbearingly clear. Sometimes though, the hatred is warranted, as is the case with the launch day problems of Diablo III, a game that might as well be renamed Error XXXVII and the first quest switched to “Log In”.

2012 Wall-E Toy Controlled by a 1983 Portable Computer

2012 Wall-E Toy Controlled by a 1983 Portable Computer
Old technology meets new technology here, and in this case they can actually interface very well despite their age difference. YouTuber Aliencurv modified an old 1983 TRS-80 portable computer with 20kb of memory to control a 2012 Wall-E robot.

Classic Nintendo Cushions Keep Gamers Comfy and Cozy

Classic Nintendo Cushions Keep Gamers Comfy and Cozy
If you’re a fan of classic Nintendo video game systems, then you’ll definitely want to check out these comfy looking plush cushions done up to look like these bits of gaming nostalgia.

Russian Researchers Build Creepy Android to Make Humans “Immortal”

Russian Researchers Build Creepy Android to Make Humans “Immortal”
A Team of Russian researchers are thinking big, as in science fiction premise big, building a conceptual mind-transfer android. The ultimate goal is to help mankind achieve immortality by using humanoid robots and interstellar space travel to get away from this dangerous and overcrowded blue orb we call Earth.

Docs “Rewire” Paralyzed Man’s Hands, Restoring Limited Movement

Docs “Rewire” Paralyzed Man’s Hands, Restoring Limited Movement
Doctors and researchers are putting intense effort into researching fixes for people who have paralyzed arms and legs from accidents or degenerative conditions. A team of doctors has been able to “rewire” the hands of a 71-year-old man who lost most use of his arms after an accident that left him with a broken neck.

199 MPH Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Gets 78 MPG, Empties Wallets

199 MPH Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Gets 78 MPG, Empties Wallets
There a lot of people out there that are really into the green movement who thumb their nose at fuel-swilling performance cars. Typically, when we’re talking about something along the lines of a Porsche, fuel economy isn’t mentioned in the same sentence.

Iron Man Dunk High Sneakers are Hard to Assemble

Iron Man Dunk High Sneakers are Hard to Assemble
You may have already seen and drooled at those Iron Man and War Machine sneakers from a couple of years ago, but this pair may just make your heart burst, because it comes with a replica of the arc reactor from the Iron Man movies.

Virus Used to Generate Electricity

Virus Used to Generate Electricity
The gadgets of the future may come with viruses, but not the ones that Norton should be worried about. First of all, they’re actual viruses, not the software kind. Second, they’re good viruses, helping to convert mechanical energy to electricity via piezoelectricity.

How Many People Like That Shirt? These Hangers Let You Know

How Many People Like That Shirt? These Hangers Let You Know
Most shoppers are governed by the rule of supply and demand. There’s also the rule of majority wants. (If it isn’t obvious enough, that’s something I coined myself.)  So basically, my self-made rule states that most people will tend to want something more, if they see that a lot of other people like it.