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Archive for September 2012

Klingon Monopoly: It’s a Good Day to Roll the Dice

Klingon Monopoly: It’s a Good Day to Roll the Dice
Apparently Trekkies love Monopoly so much that USAopoly has released not one, but two Star Trek-themed Monopoly sets. Unlike the first one, this particular set will let you play with your Klingon friends. Yeah, I know, I’ve yet to find evidence that this “friend” creature exists either.

Tiny Knit Superheroes Hit Etsy So Your Dolls Can Pretend to Be Villains

Tiny Knit Superheroes Hit Etsy So Your Dolls Can Pretend to Be Villains
When I think of superheroes, I usually envision large, hulking men or women in tights, capable of taking down the most evil of supervillains. They usually don’t conjure up images of tiny, cuddly knits which are small enough for the cat to swallow.

Tokyoflash Kisai Zone: A Hex Face in a Round Hole

Tokyoflash Kisai Zone: A Hex Face in a Round Hole
Modern Japanese digital watches are definitely an acquired taste, but once you decipher how to read the time, you end up with a functional watch. This new watch from Tokyoflash doesn’t encrypt the time, so you won’t have to take a minute each time you consult it.

BBC iPlayer Now Lets You Download Doctor Who

BBC iPlayer Now Lets You Download Doctor Who
If you’re a fan of BBC programs like Doctor Who, Top Gear, and more and enjoy the iPlayer app, check this out. The app for iOS has got a lot more useful with the ability to download your favorite BBC TV shows directly to the smartphone or your tablet.

LG Chem Invents Cable-Like Batteries: Pliable Power

LG Chem Invents Cable-Like Batteries: Pliable Power
While most of us are looking forward to a wireless future, I think we can all make an exception for this new cable. Developed by the geniuses at LG Chem, this lithium ion battery is thin, flexible yet has “the same voltage and energy density” as smartphone batteries.

12-Shot Repeating Flintlock Rifle is Old-Timey Overkill

12-Shot Repeating Flintlock Rifle is Old-Timey Overkill
We often make fun of old flintlock rifles because after each shot it is a real hassle to reload and shoot again. That’s not the case with this bad boy. This unique flintlock was designed by Isaiah Jennings of New York in 1821 and using this weapon, the user didn’t have to reload after each shot.

Bruce Willis Not Suing Apple, But Maybe Someone Should

Bruce Willis Not Suing Apple, But Maybe Someone Should
The rumors making the rounds yesterday that actor Bruce Willis was going to sue Apple over who owns digital music libraries after the original buyer passes away. According to the story Willis was angry that rather than his large digital music collection going to his family ownership reverts Apple on his death.

The Inebriator Robot Bartender Silently Mixes Drinks, Asks for No Tips

The Inebriator Robot Bartender Silently Mixes Drinks, Asks for No Tips
The Inebriator will be everyone’s favorite party robot. It mixes cocktails while you wait, and because it’s a ‘bot it will do so with precision and without complaint. How’s that for a drinking buddy.

Bono Boss Speakers Roll The Dice

Bono Boss Speakers Roll The Dice
When is a pair of speakers not a pair of speakers? When it’s a pair of dice, that’s when. And that’s exactly what you’ll get if you buy a set of BonoBoss’ dice speakers.

Custom Mario Guitar: Its-a Me, Guitario!

Custom Mario Guitar: Its-a Me, Guitario!
If I could play the guitar and play it well, then I’d definitely go out and try to score myself one of these awesome customized Mario Bros. guitars. I mean, just look at it.

Dune HD Crams Full HD Media Player into a Compact Stick

Dune HD Crams Full HD Media Player into a Compact Stick
Looking to add a media player to your HDTV but don’t want to buy another set-top box? Then check out the latest media players from Germany’s Dune HD, which offer full 1080p playback in a tiny package.

Adult Star Wars Pajamas Are Just the Thing for Luke Sleepwalker

Adult Star Wars Pajamas Are Just the Thing for Luke Sleepwalker
If it were socially acceptable, we would wear pajamas everywhere. They are just so darn comfy and they usually come with cool kid related patterns printed on them. Well, I don’t care if it is socially acceptable or not, I’m getting a pair of these awesome Star Wars pajamas and wearing the hell out of them.

Sony Vaio Tap 20: Desktab PC

Sony Vaio Tap 20: Desktab PC
Sony has introduced a new hybrid computer that is made significantly less bonkers by the touch-friendly nature of Windows 8. The Sony Vaio Tap 20 is an all-in-one “tabletop” PC: it has a keyboard and mouse and other standard desktop hardware, with a couple of additions: the 20″ 1600×900 display is a touchscreen.

Karma’s Got Ebola: Man Steals Phone from Quarantined Patient – And Gets Infected

Karma’s Got Ebola: Man Steals Phone from Quarantined Patient – And Gets Infected
I’m sure your mother taught you not to steal when you were a kid and even as you were growing up. But guys, if you really had to steal, then be smart about it and avoid stealing stuff from people who have highly infectious diseases, will you?

KICKR: iPhone Controlled Bike Trainer Makes Your 10-Speed Stationary

KICKR: iPhone Controlled Bike Trainer Makes Your 10-Speed Stationary
I’m not the bicycling sort and I’m more of a gearhead, but I know cycling is a very popular pastime around the world. If you’re a serious cyclist who prefers to practice indoors when the weather won’t allow you to go outside, you may be interested in a new product from Wahoo Fitness.

Freddie Mercury + Angry Birds = Freddie Birdcury

Freddie Mercury + Angry Birds = Freddie Birdcury
If you’re a fan of rock ‘n roll, odds are you’re familiar with the band Queen, and you know the late vocal talent of Freddie Mercury was the frontman for the group. To celebrate his birthday, Rovio made Freddie Mercury an honorary member of the Angry Birds family.

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