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Archive for September 2012

Final Fantasy VII Finally Gets Remade… In LittleBigPlanet 2

Final Fantasy VII Finally Gets Remade… In LittleBigPlanet 2
Still waiting for a PS3 port of Final Fantasy VII? Wait some more. Because this is not it. It’s the next best thing though: a remake of the entire game on LittleBigPlanet 2, that includes “all conversations, sound tracks, characters, bosses, and enemies.”

Shimi Dancing Robot for the iPhone Hits Kickstarter

Shimi Dancing Robot for the iPhone Hits Kickstarter
Back in June, we talked about the Shimi smart musical robot based on the Android platform. The device has now hit Kickstarter with plans for coming to the iOS platform. The developers say Android users shouldn’t worry, an Android version will still be coming.

Chair Ssstoell Might Just Give You Vertigo

Chair Ssstoell Might Just Give You Vertigo
I’ve seen a lot of chairs in my lifetime, and none of them are as dizzying or puzzling as the Chair Ssstoell. Even its name is complicated right from the get-go.

Goats Genetically Modified to Produce Human Breast Milk

Goats Genetically Modified to Produce Human Breast Milk
There’s a reason why doctors recommend that mothers breastfeed their newborns for the first few weeks of their lives: because human breastmilk provides the infant with much-need immune system boosters.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Drawn as Jedi Knights: Magical Mashup Fun

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Drawn as Jedi Knights: Magical Mashup Fun
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are pretty fearsome, even if they are pizza-eating slobs who live in the sewers.  (Read: unwanted outcasts of society.)  Combine this level of fierce physical ability with the disciplined battle techniques of Jedi Knights, and what do you get?  

Funny Pothole Caricatures Push Russian Politicians to Do Their Jobs

Funny Pothole Caricatures Push Russian Politicians to Do Their Jobs
Where I’m from, most politicians only spring into action when it’s time for re-elections. Other than that, they’re busy plastering their faces on signs and tarpaulins of ongoing projects all around the city while failing to do what they’re really supposed to do: serve.

iPhone 5 Price, Release Date and Specs Announced

iPhone 5 Price, Release Date and Specs Announced
As expected, Apple today revealed the iPhone 5. The new iPhone 5 is the first significant update to the iPhone line in 2 years, after last year’s incremental iPhone 4S release, and just in time for iPhone 4 users’ contracts to expire.

Super Mario Bros. Cookie Cutters Make Some Sugary 1-up Mushrooms

Super Mario Bros. Cookie Cutters  Make Some Sugary 1-up Mushrooms
The only thing better than cookies are cookies shaped like geeky things. Like things from Super Mario Bros. for example. Oreos are good? Are you serious? They are just round cookies with cream in the center.

TaG is a Smoke Detector and Life-Saving Mask in One

TaG is a Smoke Detector and Life-Saving Mask in One
Where there’s smoke, there’s bound to be fire. More people actually suffocate to death in fires rather than actually die by burning, so why not do something about this head-on?

Ben Heck’s BASIC Pocket PC: The Franken-Computer

Ben Heck’s BASIC Pocket PC: The Franken-Computer
Ben Heck is well known as a modder extraordinaire, and this time he doesn’t let anyone down by cobbling together a pocket PC from an array of harvested parts, including a chatpad from an Xbox 360 controller.

Sony Cyber-shot RX1 Camera Price, Specs, and Release Date Confirmed

Sony Cyber-shot RX1 Camera Price, Specs, and Release Date Confirmed
Last week, we came across a leaked image of Sony’s purported new high-end, full-frame camera, the Cyber-shot RX1. Well, Sony has confirmed the launch of the new camera, and it’s quite an impressive (if expensive) little bit of digital imaging technology.

TARDIS Trash Can: for Doctor Oscar the Grouch

TARDIS Trash Can: for Doctor Oscar the Grouch
Looking for a trash can that’ll take your garbage to another time and space? Or how about one that’s way bigger on the inside? This trash can’t do any of that. That’s what your imagination is for.

Impossible Instant Lab Turns Your Digital Images into Polaroid Photos

Impossible Instant Lab Turns Your Digital Images into Polaroid Photos
Nothing is truly impossible, not if you’ve got the Impossible Team on your side. They’re known for producing instant films for Polaroid cameras when Polaroid officially shut their factories down. Now they’ve come up with another first that instant photography lovers will love: the Impossible Instant Lab.

Sony X Headphones: X-Factor or Tech Factor?

Sony X Headphones: X-Factor or Tech Factor?
When I think of X-Factor, I think of the mutant heroes in the Marvel Universe, not the Simon Cowell’s American Idol knock-off. Sure, Havok can’t belt out any tunes, but he can disintegrate your with his plasma blasts.

Mechanical Hand Lets You be Steampunk Sabertooth. Or a Messy Eater

Mechanical Hand Lets You be Steampunk Sabertooth. Or a Messy Eater
Whether you need one for cosplay of you just want really large fingers, Ivan Owen can give you a hand. Literally. Owen runs ChainCrafts, an Etsy store that specializes in armor, costumes and jewelry. His most intriguing product is the mechanical hand that’s twice the size of a human hand.

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy

3D Indoor Navigation Tech Provides Amazing Accuracy
As you probably already know, GPS technology is pretty much useless once you’re inside of a building, so companies are working on ways to provide directional and navigational information while indoors. One very promising technology has been demonstrated by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

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