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Archive for October 2012

Sarlacc Pit Bundt Cake Devours Everything in Sight

Sarlacc Pit Bundt Cake Devours Everything in Sight
Poor Boba Fett. He came to a pretty lame end by falling into the Sarlacc pit. His jetpack didn’t even help him. Well, if you love that classic Return of the Jedi scene, you can recreate it by making your very own Sarlacc Bundt cake.

Decapitated Teddy Bear USB Drive Loses His Head for Your Data

Decapitated Teddy Bear USB Drive Loses His Head for Your Data
This Teddy Bear USB Drive is as cute and adorable as flash drives can get. Heck, they’re so fluffy and doe-eyed that kids would mistake them for toys and grab them from your desk. When they do, I suggest that you get the USB back though because aside from possibly containing your confidential data, it also has the potential to break their hearts and scar them forever.

Couple Gets Married in Klingon Wedding Ceremony, Everyone Lives

Couple Gets Married in Klingon Wedding Ceremony, Everyone Lives
Nerds will do some pretty strange things for their love of Star Trek. Nerds like newlyweds Jossie Sockertopp and Sonnie Gustavsson. They have the honor of being Britain’s first known couple to get married in a Klingon wedding and were married at a Star Trek convention over the weekend.

Chocolate Cherry Death Star Explodes in Your Mouth

Chocolate Cherry Death Star Explodes in Your Mouth
This chocolate cherry filled Death Star is the ultimate power in the universe. It will shatter your taste buds into a million gooey pieces as it fires at the pleasure centers of your brain like Alderaan.

Eton BoostTurbine Wants You to Crank It up for Power

Eton BoostTurbine Wants You to Crank It up for Power
Nothing sucks more than running out of power when you need it the most. And by that, I mean running out of juice to power your smartphone, MP3 player, flashlight, radio, and other gadgets that run on batteries.

Greenwave Wi-Fi Controlled LED Light Bulbs: Screw & Play

Greenwave Wi-Fi Controlled LED Light Bulbs: Screw & Play
LED light bulbs are becoming more common and affordable, but a company called Greenwave Reality made the energy-saving light source even cooler. The company’s Connected Lighting Solution is a kit that includes LED bulbs that can be controlled via a mobile app.

iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls

iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls
There are plenty of R/C flying toys on the market these days, but I don’t know of many that can actually launch projectiles. The iStrike Shuttle is a flying drone which can not only buzz around, but can drop ping pong balls.

Motorola HC1 Headset Computer: for the Universal Worker

Motorola HC1 Headset Computer: for the Universal Worker
We see interesting consumer electronics all the time, but we rarely get to see weird gadgets that people use for work – stuff like the HC1, a wearable computer by Motorola that looks as silly now as it did in 1992.

LEGO FunHaus is Really a Fun House

LEGO FunHaus is Really a Fun House
As you know, we love our LEGO around here. Every time I think I’ve seen it all, my faith in the creativity of humankind is restored by yet another LEGO build. This particular construction was inspired by the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muerto, or The Day of the Dead.

If Cereal Mascots Were Drawn Realistically, I’d Pass on Breakfast

If Cereal Mascots Were Drawn Realistically, I’d Pass on Breakfast
A lot of people would agree that breakfast is perhaps the most important meal of the day. I agree and I never miss it if I have a choice. But if the mascots on the cereal boxes had a change of face and were changed to look like the ones below, then I wouldn’t hesitate to skip it.

Complete Copy of Atari 2600 Air Raid for Sale: Duck and Cover Your Wallet

Complete Copy of Atari 2600 Air Raid for Sale: Duck and Cover Your Wallet
If a vintage video game is rare enough, it can sell for huge money. Back in 2010, a copy of the Atari 2600 game Air Raid sold for $31,600. The reason is because it was the only known copy with a box.

Researchers Use Video Game Called “Rage Control” to Help Children with Anger Issues

Researchers Use Video Game Called “Rage Control” to Help Children with Anger Issues
The interesting thing about research into video games is that depending on which side you listen to, video games either turn players into insanely violent criminals or video games can make you a better person. One of the latest bits of research performed using a video game comes from Boston Children’s Hospital.

2014 Corvette LT1 V8 Engine Produces 450 HP and Gets 26 MPG

2014 Corvette LT1 V8 Engine Produces 450 HP and Gets 26 MPG
Around these parts, we like gadgets, games, LEGOs, and lots of other geeky crap stuff. But we also like our cars. General Motors put out a press release this week about the engine that will be used in the 2014 Corvette, and the gear-heads around here got all tingly.

Mario Kart Tracks Get Recreated in Roller Coaster Tycoon

Mario Kart Tracks Get Recreated in Roller Coaster Tycoon
Many consider the Roller Coaster Tycoon series to be a classic game that satisfies your SimCity-like urges to build stuff, but without stuff like earthquakes. Roller Coaster Tycoon is simple, but can also be a deep experience.

Diego Stocco and His Enchanting Orchestra of Modified Instruments

Diego Stocco and His Enchanting Orchestra of Modified Instruments
Music is a great medium for self-expression. But if you can’t be bothered to play traditional instruments, what then?

Superhero Window Washers Surprise Sick Kids With Cleaner Windows

Superhero Window Washers Surprise Sick Kids With Cleaner Windows
We can’t all be like the superheroes we love to watch in those movies, but once in a while, a couple of human beings rise up to the occasion to become real-life superheroes – but of a different kind.

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