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Archive for October 2012

Underwater Bar Lets You Get Tipsy With Mermaids

Underwater Bar Lets You Get Tipsy With Mermaids
Okay, so mermaids don’t really exist, but they will soon enough, if you’ve had one drink too many down at the Subsix bar. It’s a posh and exclusive bar that’s quite unusual, since it’s one of the world’s only underwater bars.

Sony Pulls Xperia Tablet from Market Due to Manufacturing Defect

Sony Pulls Xperia Tablet from Market Due to Manufacturing Defect
Sony’s Xperia Tablet in an interesting looking device that was billed as being more rugged than the typical tablet on the market today. One key factor in the marketing of the little tablet was that it was water-resistant.

DigitalDudz Turn T-shirts into Awesome Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

DigitalDudz Turn T-shirts into Awesome Halloween Costumes on the Cheap
Last year, NASA engineer Mark Rober shared his cool see-through iPad costume with us, but while it was one of the more clever geeky costumes I’d seen in a while, it wasn’t exactly cheap to pull off – you needed a pair of iPads to do it.

What Happened Last Night? These Bandages Will Give You the Perfect Excuses

What Happened Last Night? These Bandages Will Give You the Perfect Excuses
Don’t remember what happened last night? That’s probably because it didn’t end very well. But aside from having to deal with your scrapes and bruises, the biggest problem you have to deal with is your parents (if you’re still young) or your significant other (if you’re already married.) 

Amazing Frankenweenie Cupcakes Look Like Tim Burton Could Have Baked Them

Amazing Frankenweenie Cupcakes Look Like Tim Burton Could Have Baked Them
I’m really looking forward to checking out Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie. Early buzz is that it’s pretty great, and I just love Burton’s dark humor and animation style for his latest Disney flick. While we wait to get to the theater to check it out, why not relax and enjoy some cupcakes?

Animatronic Admiral Ackbar: It’s a Costume!

Animatronic Admiral Ackbar: It’s a Costume!
Admiral Ackbar is the only fishhead in the Rebel fleet who can smell a trap from miles away. That makes him one of the smartest characters in the Star Wars galaxy. Anyone would be proud to dress up as the Admiral on Halloween, but your costume won’t be as cool as this one.

Guy Makes Mobile Office from IKEA Parts

Guy Makes Mobile Office from IKEA Parts
Hey, when you have a new baby you have to make some major sacrifices. Less video games, maybe free up some room in the home. Stuff like that. IKEA Hacker Ian from Los Angeles had to give up his home office when a new baby was on the way.

Super Skyrim Bros.: Sorry Mario, but Our Princess is in Winterhold

Super Skyrim Bros.: Sorry Mario, but Our Princess is in Winterhold
It’s-a-me! Dovahkiin! This Skyrim mod adds the Mushroom Kingdom to the land of Tamriel and lets you pretend to be a character in a videogame who’s pretending to be a character from another videogame. It’s Super Skyrim Bros.!

Men’s Crystal Encrusted Bracelet Hides a Flash Drive

Men’s Crystal Encrusted Bracelet Hides a Flash Drive
A lot of people are wearing the stretchy rubber bracelets to identify their support for a various causes these days. Swarovski has a new bracelet uses that appears to be the same stretchy material, but adorned with black crystals and a stainless steel case that conceals a hidden flash drive.

Behringer iNuke BOOM Junior Speaker Dock Goes Through the Shrink Ray

Behringer iNuke BOOM Junior Speaker Dock Goes Through the Shrink Ray
You might recall late last year when we talked about the gigantically massive Behringer iNuke BOOM that packs 10,000 watts of power and was the biggest speaker dock we’ve ever seen for the iPhone. If you thought that speaker dock was pretty cool, but wanted one small enough to actually fit in your room the company is back with a junior version.

ThinkGeek Announces 2012 Great Geeky Pumpkin Template Contest

ThinkGeek Announces 2012 Great Geeky Pumpkin Template Contest
October is here and that means we’re on the lookout for all sorts of geeky pumpkins. We’ve already found one supremely geeky pumpkin with the Death Star that we showed you this week. If you’re into geeky pumpkins, all you’ve got to do to win is come up with a pumpkin carving template design for chance to win some money and prizes, in ThinkGeek’s annual Great Geeky Pumpkin Template Contest.

Star Wars Eyeglasses: Use Your Peepers, Luke!

Star Wars Eyeglasses: Use Your Peepers, Luke!
If you’ve been thinking about picking up a new pair of eyeglasses, I think I might just have the thing that’ll get you up off your butt to order a pair. Yep, for the first time that I know of, you can now order Star Wars eyeglasses.

How to Make a Chewbacca Domo

How to Make a Chewbacca Domo
If you’ve ever wanted your own miniature hairy Wookiee, check out this handy instructional video by Paul of That’s PS!. It’s not as hard as it might seem. And it isn’t as if he is going to be large enough to pull a droid’s arm of of it’s socket, so it is safe to have around as well.

FlipBooKit: A Kit to Make Your Very Own Mechanical Flipbook

FlipBooKit: A Kit to Make Your Very Own Mechanical Flipbook
I love flipbooks. They just have this classic and nostalgic feel to them that makes them so special, both to the creator and to the spectators of the moving art that they hold within their pages.

Game of Thrones Toilet Decal: Brace Yourselves, Poop is Coming

Game of Thrones Toilet Decal: Brace Yourselves, Poop is Coming
You may not have an iron throne at home, but there is another throne that can be a source of conflict in your kingdom – the porcelain one. And when you play the game of that throne, you pee or you poop.

Nastily Ever After: What Would’ve Happened If These Villains Got Their Way

Nastily Ever After: What Would’ve Happened If These Villains Got Their Way
Not every fairy tale ends in happily ever after. You’d be surprised at how many Disney stories actually ended in tragedy. Did you know that the Little Mermaid actually turned into foam because the prince married someone else?