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Archive for August 2012

Space Invaders Chalkboard Drops Down, Reverses Direction and Increases Speed on Your Wall

Space Invaders Chalkboard Drops Down, Reverses Direction and Increases Speed on Your Wall
Retro gamers looking for the perfect thing to hang on the wall, look no further! This Space Invaders chalkboard is a great combination of gamer art with practical utility.

Cthulhu Purse Perfect for Evil Evenings on the Town

Cthulhu Purse Perfect for Evil Evenings on the Town
I’ve seen lots of Cthulhu-inspired merch over the years, but I can say with 100% certainty that this is the first Cthulhu evening bag that I’ve come across.

Like Your Food Every Time When You Use the Facebook Like Oven Mitt

Like Your Food Every Time When You Use the Facebook Like Oven Mitt
Allow me to unveil my inner cornball self, just this one time. So you know how, sometimes, you bake a cake and it doesn’t turn out the way you wanted it to? I’m sure that isn’t something you’d like, but you’ll still “like” it anyway if you use the Facebook Like Oven Mitt when you take it out of the oven.

Dad Turns Kid’s Toy into a Real Car

Dad Turns Kid’s Toy into a Real Car
Here’s another story about another cool dad. Where were all of the cool dads when I was growing up? Why are dads so cool now? Why do we never hear about granddads doing cool geek stuff?

Live Spider Found in Woman’s Ear: Nightmares for All of You Tonight

Live Spider Found in Woman’s Ear: Nightmares for All of You Tonight
Well this is exactly the type of story that is going to burrow deep into my brain tonight and manifest itself in some sort of horrific, vivid nightmare. Apparently a woman living in South-Central China turned up at a hospital with a live spider living in her ear.

Stab-Resistant Prison Pens: So People at the Office Can’t Stab You in the Back

Stab-Resistant Prison Pens: So People at the Office Can’t Stab You in the Back
Almost everything can be turned into a weapon. I think that much is clear if you’ve seen footage of prison brawls, where anything from spoons to toothbrushes can be deadly objects. How much more if prisoners somehow manage to grab an officer’s pen?

Little Free Library is the Book Drive that Everyone Can Join

Little Free Library is the Book Drive that Everyone Can Join
Some people think that books are slowly going ‘obsolete’ because of Nooks, Kindles, and iPads. To them, I say: think again. While I have nothing against these digital readers, I think that there’s just something different and special about reading a physical book with pages you can actually turn and feel in your hands.

Researchers Create “Meshworm” Robot that Can’t Be Killed

Researchers Create “Meshworm” Robot that Can’t Be Killed
Meshworm is the latest robotic creation from researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University. You can try beating this earthworm-like robot with a mallet, but the thing just won’t die.

Motorized LEGO Tumbler and Bat: Not The Toys We Need, But The Toys We Really Need

Motorized LEGO Tumbler and Bat: Not The Toys We Need, But The Toys We Really Need
Expert LEGO builder Peerk Kreuger aka mahjqa is back with a timely creation that will make you soil your BatUndies. Kreuger made a couple of motorized versions of the Tumbler as well as of The Bat.

Weiner Bullets are the Most Perverted Ammunition in Existence

Weiner Bullets are the Most Perverted Ammunition in Existence
If you’re going to shoot something and have a laugh about it afterwards, then you might want to reach out for these stack of weiner bullets. You can also call them dick bullets, pecker bullets, wanger bullets, rod bullets – but let’s tread lightly on the crude side and just go with ‘weiner.’

World’s Coolest Dad (of the Week) Builds a Backyard Roller Coaster for His Daughter

World’s Coolest Dad (of the Week) Builds a Backyard Roller Coaster for His Daughter
When I was younger, I was obsessed with two things: toy cards and Coca-Cola. So one day, my cooler-than-cool father surprised me with a toy car he put together from scrap blocks of wood, all covered with cut-up Coke cans.

UDIRC RC Quadcopter Won’t Chop Much off Your Budget

UDIRC RC Quadcopter Won’t Chop Much off Your Budget
Drones are a hot piece of tech these days, whether you’re a kid or an armed force. Rich kids and rich armed forces, that is: for instance, the popular Parrot AR.Drones sell for $250 to $300 (USD).

D20 Lamp Will Light up Your Dungeon

D20 Lamp Will Light up Your Dungeon
This D20 lamp looks like an old world style lamp, but with one major geeky difference. The globe on top is shaped like a D20 die. It’s perfect for those dark, dank corners of your D&D gaming room.

Custom Arc Reactor Purse for Real Iron Women

Custom Arc Reactor Purse for Real Iron Women
If you see a woman carrying around this custom arc reactor bag, you are either seeing a female Iron Man or else Tony Stark is taking to cross-dressing at night. Hopefully, it is the former. I’d hate to see the latter in a movie.

DARPA CAAT is Like a Tank that Floats on Water

DARPA CAAT is Like a Tank that Floats on Water
Whether or not you support the investment in military technology, you have to admit that DARPA comes up with some amazing technologies. A recent DARPA project is the Captive Air Amphibious Transporter (CAAT), which works much like a tank, except it floats on water.

Exogear Exovolt Plus: Unlimited Stackable Power

Exogear Exovolt Plus: Unlimited Stackable Power
It’s all about power when you’re on the go. Depending on your usage, it doesn’t take long for the battery of your tablet or smartphone to run out. It’s happened to everyone, stranded with no way to juice up your gear.

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