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Archive for August 2012

Amazon Glacier: Super Slow Archiving Storage

Amazon Glacier: Super Slow Archiving Storage
If you’ve got massive amounts of historical data to backup and have had trouble finding a low cost storage solution, then you should check out Amazon Glacier.

Nuclear Watch: A Pre-Apocalyptic Time Telling Device

Nuclear Watch: A Pre-Apocalyptic Time Telling Device
Most watches with glow-in-the dark parts achieve the effect using special paint that absorbs light and reflects it back for an extended period. But the faint glow from the Nuclear Watch comes from decaying radioactive hydrogen atoms.

Game of Drones: The Dark Pi Rises

Game of Drones: The Dark Pi Rises
Drones seem to be everywhere these days, but in most cases they can get expensive and most remote spy planes are used overseas. Aerospace engineer algorhythmic decided to see what sort of vehicle he could cobble together on a limited budget.

COPS Skyrim: What You Gonna Do With an Arrow to the Knee?

COPS Skyrim: What You Gonna Do With an Arrow to the Knee?
I’m sure at some point we’ve all seen COPS on television. It never ceases to amaze me just how stupid people can be when they’re drunk or stoned. If you’ve ever wondered what all the guards in Skyrim do on a normal, daily basis when not taking arrows to the knee or fighting off dragons this is the video for you.

Microsoft Cuts Kinect Price by 36%

Microsoft Cuts Kinect Price by 36%
If you’ve been holding out on buying yourself a Kinect for your Xbox 360 because you thought the $150 price was too much, you may want to reach for your wallet now. Microsoft has announced a price cut for the Xbox 360 Kinect of $40.

Remote-Controlled S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Assembled

Remote-Controlled S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Assembled
In Soviet Russia, you carry the Helicarrier. But that’s all right, because just like the S.H.I.E.L.D.’s flying fortress, this small remote-controlled replica made by a Russian RC enthusiast can also float and take to the sky.

R2-D2 Cake Looks Droid-licious

R2-D2 Cake Looks Droid-licious
This is exactly the droid cake that I am looking for. That dome is not accurate though. It should have a giant bite taken out of it, because no one can resist an Astromech with icing.

Space Invader Floor Tile Job: Intentional or Random Coincidence?

Space Invader Floor Tile Job: Intentional or Random Coincidence?
While we’ve definitely seen our share of video game themed bathrooms here on Technabob, all of the ones I’ve come across seem very much like they were intentionally done that way. Not so much with this bathroom, which has a subliminal message for all fans of retro gaming…

Aerofex Hover Bike Brings Return of the Jedi’s Speeder Bikes to Life

Aerofex Hover Bike Brings Return of the Jedi’s Speeder Bikes to Life
I have dreamed about owning a Landspeeder or a Speeder bike for ages. Now it looks like these vehicles might finally be becoming a reality thanks to a California-based company called Aerofex, which is using a similar hovering design in their vehicles.

Triceratops Tractor Looks Awesome, Runs on Fossil Fuel

Triceratops Tractor Looks Awesome, Runs on Fossil Fuel
This tractor in the shape of a triceratops looks pretty sweet. Now that I’ve seen this one, I want to see a whole fleet of them. Then I want to see them race and fight in the mud.

DIY Lava Flows: Perfect for Making Volcanic S’Mores

DIY Lava Flows: Perfect for Making Volcanic S’Mores
If there’s one thing that I never thought you could turn into a DIY project, it’s lava flows. But leave it to the ingenuity of sculptor Boby Wysocki and geologist Jeff Karson at Syracuse University to create their own DIY lava project.

Pianocade: Super Mega Synthesizer Arcade Controller Combo

Pianocade: Super Mega Synthesizer Arcade Controller Combo
The Pianocade is the embodiment of chiptune music. It’s a synthesizer that looks and works like an arcade controller, down to the analog joystick and token buttons.

LG 84-Inch UHD 3DTV: Forget Your Bank Account – Is Your Room Even Big Enough?

LG 84-Inch UHD 3DTV: Forget Your Bank Account – Is Your Room Even Big Enough?
There’s something to be said about big-screen TVs: they can always get bigger. LG has announced the world’s first 84-inch Ultra Definition 3DTV. The mammoth UD 3DTV also comes with a couple of smart features and over 8 million pixels per frame.

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 Gets Rid of the Goo

Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 Gets Rid of the Goo
It may come as no surprise to many of you out there, but I’m what’s technically referred to as a slob. I keep myself clean, my clothes clean, and my car clean, but outside of those three things, I pretty much don’t care.

The Chinese Face-Kini: Wrestling, Robberies, and Sun Protection!

The Chinese Face-Kini: Wrestling, Robberies, and Sun Protection!
The wonderfully innovative country of China has come up with a creation that will surely change the way the world operates!  Now, instead of applying sunscreen to your face, (which is a huge pain), you can protect yourself and look like an axe murderer/criminal/Nacho Libre at the same time!  

Nikon Coolpix S800c Camera Gets Android Assimilated

Nikon Coolpix S800c Camera Gets Android Assimilated
It looks like resisting Android really is futile with the operating system making its way into just about everything these days. Nikon has unveiled a bunch of new cameras and the most interesting is the Coolpix S800c.

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