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Archive for October 2012

V-luxe iPad Stand Turns Modern Tablet into Retro TV Set

V-luxe iPad Stand Turns Modern Tablet into Retro TV Set
Most of us are too young to remember when televisions were black and white, and came in wooden cabinets. Heck, some of you guys might not even remember tube TVs. If you’d like to transform one of today’s most popular gadgets into a classic TV set, then check out the V-luxe iPad stand.

Gizmo Mogwai Pumpkin: Don’t Feed It After Midnight

Gizmo Mogwai Pumpkin: Don’t Feed It After Midnight
The Mogwai are pretty darn cute. That’s how they get you. They lure you in with their cuteness and then you end up giving them water and feeding them after midnight. Then all hell breaks lose when they turn into horrible little monsters.

Ben Heck’s Bionic Sunglasses Automatically Make You Look Cool When It’s Bright

Ben Heck’s Bionic Sunglasses Automatically Make You Look Cool When It’s Bright
If you watch Ben Heck’s online show you’ll notice that the master modder has branched out beyond the gaming mods that made him famous. For his latest episode, Heck shows us how to make a very practical gadget: sunglasses that automatically raise or lower a pair of polarized clip-on shades depending on the ambient light.

Avengers Tea Party Cake: Is There an Avengers Babies Series in Our Future?

Avengers Tea Party Cake: Is There an Avengers Babies Series in Our Future?
The Avengers have assembled once more. This time as an awesome and complicated tea cake courtesy of Nerdache Cakes in New Jersey. This edible Marvel masterpiece is adorable and extremely elaborate. It was made for the owner’s niece!

Suitcase That Automatically Follows Owner: Loyal Luggage

Suitcase That Automatically Follows Owner: Loyal Luggage
Whether you’re a frequent flier, an avid outdoorsman or a kid who was a prime target for bullies back in grade school, when you were so thin you might as well have been two-dimensional, your packed lunch a bait for your physically endowed peers – wait where was I?

Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Offers Tactile Feedback with Less Clicking

Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Offers Tactile Feedback with Less Clicking
There a lot of touch typists out there who love mechanical keyboards with all their clickety-clacking and loads of tactile feedback. Though people who sit around mechanical keyboards in an office often don’t care so much for the noise they produce.

Musical Spider-Bot Will Keep You up at Night

Musical Spider-Bot Will Keep You up at Night
I’ve got enough problems with spiders. They just creep me out. I can handle the occasional daddy long-legs or jumping spider, but giant spiders – forget about it. And giant metal robot spiders are the stuff of my worst nightmares.

Like-a-Hug Jackets Give You a Hug for Every Facebook ‘Like’ You Get

Like-a-Hug Jackets Give You a Hug for Every Facebook ‘Like’ You Get
Hugs make bad days more bearable. But what do you do if you live alone or don’t really have anyone close by who’s willing to hug you? I know that sounds sad, but don’t get too upset because Melissa Kit Chow, Andy Payne, and Phil Seaton from MIT have come up with a solution for you: virtual hugs.

TARDIS Chicken Coop Has Jumbo Eggs on the Inside

TARDIS Chicken Coop Has Jumbo Eggs on the Inside
Now I have to admit that I’ve not watched every episode of Doctor Who ever, but I just don’t seem to recall seeing an episode where the Doctor has a farm and raised chickens. Maybe I just missed that one.

Saving Shavings for the Sake of Art

Saving Shavings for the Sake of Art
Different pencil sharpeners result in differently-shaped and textured pencil shavings. For example, the ones that come with a handle churn out thin, coil-like shavings (which I packed into tiny bags and used as instant noodle props for my Barbie dolls when I was a kid.)

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today
Today is the big day for daredevil Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team. Assuming the weather holds out, Baumgartner will spend two hours climbing to over 120,000 feet inside his pressurized capsule attached to the world’s largest helium filled balloon.

Smart Guide Cable Management Works Even Inside a Computer

Smart Guide Cable Management Works Even Inside a Computer
I have to admit that my cable management system is basically non-existent, and the cable squid is set to take over the rest of my apartment if I don’t manage to do something about it soon.

BendDesk: Combines Workstation with Multitouch Computer

BendDesk: Combines Workstation with Multitouch Computer
To be honest, I’m never satisfied with my workstation. Most of the time, I say to myself that it will do for now, but there’s always room for improvement. Check out the BendDesk, which merges a desk with a computer workstation in a most efficient manner.

Keyboard Wall Art: Mavis Beacon Teaches Painting

Keyboard Wall Art: Mavis Beacon Teaches Painting
Last week, we featured an sculpture of a horse that was made out of old keyboards. While it was truly impressive, there’s no chance you’ll be putting it in your house any time soon. Here’s some keyboard art you might actually hang on your wall.

Spider-Man and Batman LEGO Cookies: Marvel and DC Unite! (in My Belly)

Spider-Man and Batman LEGO Cookies: Marvel and DC Unite! (in My Belly)
These cookies look delicious. Any kid would be happy to pig out on these sugary treats. Forget a birthday cake. Fill my belly with some LEGO pieces, some Batmen and some friendly neighborhood Spider-Men.

Futaba Flexible OLED: Are Flexible Watches & Smartphones Coming?

Futaba Flexible OLED: Are Flexible Watches & Smartphones Coming?
The current crop of smartwatches are a bit lackluster in my opinion, especially when it comes to their displays. Maybe the Futaba flexible OLED screen on display at this year’s CEATEC show will change this. This is basically a concept watch that uses a video display wrapped around your wrist.