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Archive for January 2013

Minecraft 1:1500 Scale Earth Map: Yo Dawg…

Minecraft 1:1500 Scale Earth Map: Yo Dawg…
Forget about Second Life or Sims. Planet Minecraft member lentebriesje is currently working on a series of 1:1500 Minecraft maps that are based on our own planet. So you can play on Earth while playing on Earth.

Homebrew Stun Baton: Dangerous DIY

Homebrew Stun Baton: Dangerous DIY
Are you a problem-solving field agent who refuses to use a gun to defend yourself? Or are you an Equalist looking to cover your subpar chi blocking skills? Then you’re as real as my readers. Badum-tish!

Leikr GPS Sports Watch: Is Bigger Better?

Leikr GPS Sports Watch: Is Bigger Better?
If you’re active, it’s good to have a GPS watch. They have plenty of uses, especially if you run or cycle. Keeping track of your workout is one of the best features. The ones that also feature active navigation will make sure that you won’t get lost.

BROpener Turns Everything into a Bottle Opener

BROpener Turns Everything into a Bottle Opener
Most people are lazy by nature. They get even lazier on Friday and Saturday nights, since they’re all suddenly unable to leave their seats to open their bottles of soda or beer using the opener on the fridge.

Soundmatters foxL DASH7 Bluetooth Speaker Slips into Your Pocket

Soundmatters foxL DASH7 Bluetooth Speaker Slips into Your Pocket
I’ll admit that I wasn’t sold on the idea of portable Bluetooth speakers until someone actually gave me one and I tried it out for a couple of days. Since then, I use it almost everyday.

Rip Van Winkle Knit Beard: Start Saving up for Next Decembeard

Rip Van Winkle Knit Beard: Start Saving up for Next Decembeard
It’s funny how these days it’s so easy to go buy yourself a beard if you don’t have the patience to grow one. But if you’d like a really long beard – and I mean a REALLY long beard, then you’re out of luck.

Doing a Lady Gaga: Wear Unicorns and Cupcakes on Your Eyelashes

Doing a Lady Gaga: Wear Unicorns and Cupcakes on Your Eyelashes
I personally find Lady Gaga to be weird, but I guess embracing our differences is a big part of the image that she’s trying to project to fans and non-fans. It seems like she’s encouraging a whole range of other people, too.

Gorilla Glass 3 Coming: Even Gorillas Have Trouble Breaking It

Gorilla Glass 3 Coming: Even Gorillas Have Trouble Breaking It
Okay, I made that part about gorillas up, but it’s easy to forget the usefulness of Gorilla Glass. A lot of the smartphones and tablet people use everyday are covered in this durable material. That’s one of the reasons that the screen on your phone won’t break if you drop inadvertently.

Waterbed Pavement: I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet

Waterbed Pavement: I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet
A couple of months ago, we saw people bouncing along to their destinations thanks to design firm Salto’s Fast Track trampoline installation. Pathways are once again getting a redesign, this time of the watery kind, with artist collective Raum’s waterbed-like pavement.

Cat Smuggles Gadgets into Prison, Not a Mouse Among Them

Cat Smuggles Gadgets into Prison, Not a Mouse Among Them
As we already know, prisoners can be very inventive with all of that time they have on their hands. Now, it turns out that inmates at one prison have been using a very sly and clever way to sneak contraband tools and gadgets in – using a cat.

Seasoning Shakers for All Four Season(ing)s

Seasoning Shakers for All Four Season(ing)s
I don’t have many spices in my kitchen cupboards, but I might start carrying more if I had these quirky plastic spice containers by Qualy that double as snow (or rather, spice) globes.

Metal Gear Bento Box for Snake Eaters

Metal Gear Bento Box for Snake Eaters
There’s a lot you can do with your food. Eating it is one of them. Playing around with textures and using it for art is another. We’ve seen a couple of awesome bento boxes featuring popular characters and pop culture themes, like Super Mario, Evil Dead and even Bioshock.

Mine Kafon: Seek & Destroy Landmines

Mine Kafon: Seek & Destroy Landmines
Landmines are a terrible remnant of war, and there are literally millions still left around the world that injure and kill people on a regular basis. This unusual looking contraption is a cheap way to get rid of a lot of landmines, which could allow local populations to get rid of many of them easily without risking more lives.

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World

Emergency Portable SNES: Survive the Apocalypse with Super Mario World
You have to be prepared for disasters – whether it is a hurricane, a tornado, a zombie apocalypse, whatever. The end result could be that you could be without power. Forget food and water and blankets.

iHome iDL 100 Stereo Clock Dock Charges Three Gadgets at Once

iHome iDL 100 Stereo Clock Dock Charges Three Gadgets at Once
The biggest irritation for many people who moved from an older version of the iPhone to the new iPhone 5 was the smaller Lightning port. This meant that without an expensive and wonky adapter, your existing alarm clock dock and other plug-in accessories wouldn’t work with it.

Razer Orbweaver Keypad Puts Just the Gaming Keys in Your Left Hand

Razer Orbweaver Keypad Puts Just the Gaming Keys in Your Left Hand
The problem I always had using a full-size keyboard for gaming with games that have a lot of commands bound to keystrokes was remembering which of those keys activated the commands I was looking for. I often felt that using a smaller keyboard or even a keypad was better because it was easier to remember where macros and commands were set up.