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Need a New Phone? Got $12? Then Check out This Handset

Need a New Phone? Got $12? Then Check out This Handset
It makes sense that phones with lots of bells and whistles are among the most expensive that you can find in the market. But if all you want is a phone to call people or send them a message, then this $12 handset might be for you.

USB Utility Charge Tool is the Geek Army Knife

USB Utility Charge Tool is the Geek Army Knife
Most people use and carry around a bevy of mobile devices these days. There’s nothing wrong with that, since I do it myself. However, it gives rise to various inconveniences like having to carry around tons of different chargers for all the devices.
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Escher Reptile Flooring: Lizards Under Foot!

Escher Reptile Flooring: Lizards Under Foot!
If M.C. Escher were still alive today, I’m betting he’d redo all of the floors in his house with these wood tiles…

Japanese Model Fish Turns into Model Sushi

Japanese Model Fish Turns into Model Sushi
Japan is home to all sorts of weird and wonderful items, and why stop now? While I’ve enjoyed building models since I was a little kid, I’ve typically stuck to cars, motorcycles, airplanes, and the occasional robot.

If NES Games Were Made Today: At Least They Would Have Better Graphics?

If NES Games Were Made Today: At Least They Would Have Better Graphics?
You know you’re getting old when you start thinking how something was better back in the day. Programmer Hugues Johnson was in placed that mood recently when he wrote about the history of the Legend of Zelda series.

DIY Paper USS Enterprise Boldly Folds Were No Man Has Folded Before

DIY Paper USS Enterprise Boldly Folds Were No Man Has Folded Before
Captains log: “I’m currently in sick bay with another nasty paper cut. Bones says I’ll live, but… I… have… my… doubts…” If you’re a Star Trek fan who’s into papercraft, you will definitely want the new DIY Paper USS Enterprise 1701 over at ThinkGeek.

Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars Are Perfect for Hunters, Spies and Stalkers

Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars Are Perfect for Hunters, Spies and Stalkers
Sony has announced a new set of digital recording binoculars called the DEV-50V. The binoculars allow users to take still photos and video of wildlife from afar. That wildlife can include things such as birds and deer (or the hot blonde who lives across the street.) Sony says that these new binoculars are lighter, smaller, and more weatherproof compared to the versions released previously.

Drew Wise Pixel Art Sweaters: Old Games, New Threads

Drew Wise Pixel Art Sweaters: Old Games, New Threads
People are going crazy for sweaters covered in prints. Some of them look really nice, but some of them are just best left as Photoshopped concepts. Pixel artist Drew Wise made several videogame designs so grown up gamers can get in on the fad too.

Vietnam Has a Fire-Breathing Dragon

Vietnam Has a Fire-Breathing Dragon
The next time you travel to Vietnam, make sure you check out their 85 milion dollar fire-breathing dragon. An 85 million dollar glowing neon fire-breathing dragon, that is. It can breathe both fire and water.

Iron Man 3 Mouse: It’s Not the Armor that Makes the Mouse, but the Circuits Inside

Iron Man 3 Mouse: It’s Not the Armor that Makes the Mouse, but the Circuits Inside
If Tony Stark didn’t use gesture and voice commands to operate his computer system, he’d surely use this mouse to tell Jarvis what to do.

Steampunk AT-ST Desktop Lamp: For Fighting off Desk Ewoks

Steampunk AT-ST Desktop Lamp: For Fighting off Desk Ewoks
Desk Ewoks can be a serious problem. They are attracted by crumbs and spills from hundreds of late night gaming sessions with never a clean-up. Yeah, I’m surprised you haven’t seen them yet either. It’s just a matter of time.

You’ll (H.P.) Love this Cthulhu Goblet (Craft)

You’ll (H.P.) Love this Cthulhu Goblet (Craft)
A few weeks back, we told you about some awesome ice cream cups and mugs that look like zombies. Well the guys behind that Kickstarter project are also working on a cool goblet, inspired by H.P.

The World According to Tetris

The World According to Tetris
Some of us are such video game addicts that we sometimes imagine the world as a sort of video game, IRL. That’s exactly what it looks like the artist behind this poster was thinking when he created this Tetris world map.

Aperture Labs Cake Mix is Kinda Not a Lie

Aperture Labs Cake Mix is Kinda Not a Lie
Call Chell, she’s gonna love this! It’s a cake mix for making the chocolate cake that GLaDOS promised the hero of Portal as a prize. Is this Aperture Laboratories’ way of making amends to all its test subjects?

FabricSkin Keyboard Folio is Perfect for Your Cross-Dressing iPad

FabricSkin Keyboard Folio is Perfect for Your Cross-Dressing iPad
Deep down, if your iPad really wants to look like a Microsoft Surface RT tablet, Logitech can help make that happen. The company has announced a thin new keyboard case specifically for the second, third, and fourth generation iPad tablets.

Steampunk AT-AT Walker: The Ultimate Engagement Gift

Steampunk AT-AT Walker: The Ultimate Engagement Gift
What do you get your fiancee when you are both Star Wars fans? Well, you could get her a boxed set of movies, but a steampunk AT-AT is an even better idea. Too bad it doesn’t actually spew smoke.
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