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Archive for May 2013

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH

French Daredevil Rides Rocket Bicycle at 163 MPH
Yes, you read that right. A maniacal Frenchman piloted a home-made rocket-powered bicycle to what he claims was a speed of 163 mph. On a bicycle. Holy crap!…

Xbox One Specs and Features Announced, Price and Release Date to Come

Xbox One Specs and Features Announced, Price and Release Date to Come
Today, Microsoft took wraps off of their shiny new gaming console, the Xbox One (formerly known as Xbox 720 or Durango.) If you can believe it, it’s been nearly eight years since the original Xbox 360…
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Ultimate Ears EU Boom Bluetooth Speaker Tries to Stand out from the Crowd

Ultimate Ears EU Boom Bluetooth Speaker Tries to Stand out from the Crowd
I’ve become a convert of Bluetooth speakers, because of their usefulness and their multiple functions. Granted, I probably wouldn’t have bought myself one the first time out, but after reviewing a demo unit, I was sold…

Edmonton, Canada Man Wants a 1,000-Foot Wolverine Statue

Edmonton, Canada Man Wants a 1,000-Foot Wolverine Statue
Detroit is working on a Robocop statue, so of course Edmonton, Canada wants their own statue now. Not just any statue, mind you. They want a 1,000 foot tall statue of Wolverine. If this keeps up…

Mobile Trouser Press: Iron Boy

Mobile Trouser Press: Iron Boy
Have you ever been embarassed at a meeting or a party because your clothes got wrinkled on the way? First of all, you’re going to the wrong parties. The best ones don’t require you to be…

Darth Vader Beer Fridge: Use the Frost, Luke!

Darth Vader Beer Fridge: Use the Frost, Luke!
Behold the power of the Dark Side. I always knew that Darth Vader had a cold heart and now he is putting it to good use keeping beer and booze chilled. He is basically a caped…

18-Year Old Invents Supercapacitor that Charges Cellphone Batteries in 30 Seconds

18-Year Old Invents Supercapacitor that Charges Cellphone Batteries in 30 Seconds
How fitting is it that a high school student may have found the answer to longer lasting and faster charging mobile devices? The promising invention was made by Eesha Khare, an 18-year old student from Saratoga,…

Gundam: Clothes Hanger Edition

Gundam: Clothes Hanger Edition
Gundam fans, here’s a collectible you won’t want to miss. It’s a clothes hanger that conceals a model of a Gundam.…

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This Throw.

It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This Throw.
It’s probably the most oft repeated seven-word phrase in the history of gaming – but the admonition by the old man in The Legend of Zelda are wise words for life in general. After all, you…

Seashell iPhone Passive Speakers: Shellphone

Seashell iPhone Passive Speakers: Shellphone
Thanks to the pathetic speakers on iOS devices, we’ve seen many types of passive speakers come about. A sub-type of these passive speakers are ones that repurpose other items. We’ve seen one made from an old…

Amazing Spider-Man Costume: Does Whatever a Spider-Man Costume Does

Amazing Spider-Man Costume: Does Whatever a Spider-Man Costume Does
We’ve seen a lot of cool costumes over the years and many look amazing, but this Spider-Man costume may be the most movie accurate costume we’ve ever seen. It isn’t just the details, but the quality…

PS4 Console Design Sneak Preview Outed in Announcement Video

PS4 Console Design Sneak Preview Outed in Announcement Video
Sony today posted a video announcing that more details about the PS4 will be revealed during E3. In digging through the 39-second-long video, I found plenty of juicy tidbits which give a sense of the industrial…

Functional Trash Compactor Replica: Proto Wall-E

Functional Trash Compactor Replica: Proto Wall-E
Most of the replicas I’ve seen are of robots, vehicles and weapons. The inspiration behind Darius Bode’s creations is a lot humbler than that. But it’s one that is quite intriguing when you see it in…

Great White Shark Made from Junk: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Garbage Truck

Great White Shark Made from Junk: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Garbage Truck
I was minding my own business, strolling through the hallways of the Chicago Mini Maker Faire this weekend, when I turned a corner and came across this……

These 3D Printed Mobiles Will Blow Your Mind

These 3D Printed Mobiles Will Blow Your Mind
For a technology that’s still largely in its infancy, you can do some things with 3D printing that are pretty much impossible with any other technique. Take, for instance, these intricate 3D-printed mobiles.…

Cylon Jeep, or KITT’s Long Lost Cousin?

Cylon Jeep, or KITT’s Long Lost Cousin?
One of the things you learn in the world of geekdom is that any time you slap some horizontally-chasing red LEDs into something, it’s instantly transformed into Cylon technology. But I always thought if you did…
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