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Archive for May 2013

Photographer Captures Awesome Partial Lunar Eclipse Multiple Exposure Image

Photographer Captures Awesome Partial Lunar Eclipse Multiple Exposure Image
In case you missed it, back on April 25th, there was a partial lunar eclipse. While it wasn’t visible everywhere, it definitely was seen by photographer Tamas Ladanyi, who captured this cool multiple exposure image of the 27-minute-long event as it appeared over Tihany, Hungary.

World’s First 3D-Printed Gun Test Fired

World’s First 3D-Printed Gun Test Fired
We talked about the controversial practice of 3D printing guns in the past, only the gun wasn’t entirely 3D-printed in that case, it was only a component for an AR-15 rifle. Now, a company called Defense Distributed has now test fired the world’s first fully 3D-printed gun.
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Barnes & Noble Offers Nook Discounts for Mother’s Day

Barnes & Noble Offers Nook Discounts for Mother’s Day
If you’re not following the calendar, Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 12. That means you need to get mom something cool to thank her for putting up with all of your crap over the years.

Crosley Spinnerette USB Converter Turntable: Hands-on Review

Crosley Spinnerette USB Converter Turntable: Hands-on Review
I’m probably dating myself, but I still have a massive collection of old vinyl records gathering dust in bins in my closet. I actually no longer have a turntable, so other than the few records I purchased as CDs or in digital formats, I haven’t listened to them in a dog’s age.

Sterling Silver LEGO Minifig Snaps Together with Regular Bricks: Metalfig

Sterling Silver LEGO Minifig Snaps Together with Regular Bricks: Metalfig
Are you a LEGO fanatic? Then, maybe you’d like to add another minifig to your collection. But this isn’t any ordinary minifig, no. It’s made from solid metal.

Guy Saves His Precious from California Springs Fire

Guy Saves His Precious from California Springs Fire
By now everyone everywhere has heard of the Springs Fire that has been devastating southern California. It’s a serious problem that is costing people their lives and their homes, but at least one geeky story of bravery has come out of it.

R2-D2 Leather Wallet Holds the Debit Cards You Were Looking for

R2-D2 Leather Wallet Holds the Debit Cards You Were Looking for
As editor of both Technabob and The Awesomer, the number of submissions I get for “unique,” minimal, RFID-blocking wallets over on Kickstarter has gotten ridiculous. But just when I thought I’d never post another wallet again, Popov Leather has made me once again believe in humanity.

The Trouble with Tribbles is They Taste too Damned Yummy

The Trouble with Tribbles is They Taste too Damned Yummy
When your starship is overrun with a plague of furry fur-balls, you can work up a hunger fighting them off. But instead of poisoning them, why not get out your forks and start eating them? That’ll show ’em who’s boss.

Casetop Smartphone Dock: Return of the Lapdock

Casetop Smartphone Dock: Return of the Lapdock
Remember Motorola’s Atrix and Photon 4G? They were phones that could be plugged into a proprietary dock that turned them into Linux netbooks. If you ever wished you had something like that for your phone, check out the Casetop.

Popslate iPhone 5 Case Has E-ink Screen: Kindling

Popslate iPhone 5 Case Has E-ink Screen: Kindling
Last year we heard about the YotaPhone, a smartphone that has two screens – the usual full color touchscreen and an E-ink screen. A small company has come up with a case for the iPhone 5 that gives Apple’s smartphone a similar set up to the YotaPhone.

Mana Bar Necklace Can be Equipped by All Classes

Mana Bar Necklace Can be Equipped by All Classes
Last year we saw Critical Hit Collectibles’ glow-in-the-dark Life Bar necklace. The Etsy shop is now selling a necklace containing the other half of the RPG staple. When you wear this, I hope you have a fun time explaining to non-gamers that your name isn’t “Mana.” The pendant glows in the dark as well: Critical Hit Collectibles can also make “partially depleted” versions of both the Mana Bar and Life Bar necklaces.

Wool & Prince Button Downs: The Lazy Man’s Shirt

Wool & Prince Button Downs: The Lazy Man’s Shirt
Too lazy to wash your shirt after every wear? Then Wool & Prince’s button downs should be perfect for you! Its makers boast that the shirt can be worn for a hundred days straight without washing it in between.

Pay for a Blast from the Past: Rent a ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean

Pay for a Blast from the Past: Rent a ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean
Ever wished you could go back to the past or travel through time into the future? I have, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. A lot of people would give the pageant-perfect answer and say no, explaining that they wouldn’t be who they were today had they changed their past experiences.

Pokémon Card Party Invitations: Gotta Invite ‘Em All

Pokémon Card Party Invitations: Gotta Invite ‘Em All
Gotta invite ’em all? Then what better way to do that than by sending out Pokémon card-themed invites? That’s what Redditor jerrikag did for her son Logan aka Logatchu’s, who’s celebrating his sixth birthday with an awesome (and presumably) Pokémon-themed party.

Mega Man Unlimited Fan Game: Hold on to Your Heart Tank

Mega Man Unlimited Fan Game: Hold on to Your Heart Tank
It’s been quite a while since Capcom released an official Mega Man game; even its 25th anniversary gift to fans Street Fighter x Mega Man was mostly made by a fan. So forget about doing something right; it seems that if Mega Man fans want something done at all, they have to do it themselves.

Pyle Bluetooth Receiver Turns Old iPod Docks into Wireless Speakers

Pyle Bluetooth Receiver Turns Old iPod Docks into Wireless Speakers
If you upgraded from any older version of the iPhone to the new iPhone 5, you might have an old iPod docking speaker or other device around your house that you can no longer use. Pyle has announced a new Bluetooth adapter that is specifically designed to connect to older iPhone and iPod speaker docks to turn those devices into wireless speakers.
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