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Archive for June 2013

Turntable Ashtrays: Scratch n’ Whiff

Turntable Ashtrays: Scratch n’ Whiff
Musicians and things that can be smoked go together like people and vices. Overly realistic and thus useless analogy FTW! But if those things do have a space in your life, check out the Decktray. Made by artist Terry Griffiths, these functional artworks are ashtrays that look like turntables.

Low Phone Battery Power? Spin the Voltmaker to Charge It up

Low Phone Battery Power? Spin the Voltmaker to Charge It up
Hand-cranked emergency chargers are nothing new, but the folks behind Voltmaker managed to come up with something novel based on the same concept. Instead of having to turn the crank laboriously, you’ll only have to hold the gadget and spin it round and round to generate energy.

Microsoft Outlines Xbox One Lending, Trading and Connectivity Rules: The All-in-One Lock-in System

Microsoft Outlines Xbox One Lending, Trading and Connectivity Rules: The All-in-One Lock-in System
Before the Xbox One was announced, the Internet was inundated with rumors about how you wouldn’t be able to play used games on the console, how it was going to require an Internet connection and how its brand new Kinect is sorry, but it’s afraid it can’t let you do that Dave.

Chewbacca Cookies are Chewie, No Really!

Chewbacca Cookies are Chewie, No Really!
Delicious Chewie chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven? Holy Yum! Now I see how Chewie got his name. He should be called Chewie and gooey with all of those chips. And just look at his tasty candy bandoleer.

Biostamps: You’ll Never Be Without Your Password Again

Biostamps: You’ll Never Be Without Your Password Again
If you can’t remember your passwords no matter how hard you try, then you might find the concept of Biostamps interesting. It’s Motorola’s idea of an alternative to the traditional password or pin code by doing away with them completely.

DIY Sound Trooper Suit: Welcome to the Loud Side of the Force

DIY Sound Trooper Suit: Welcome to the Loud Side of the Force
We’ve seen all kinds of Stormtrooper get-ups, but how about a Sound Trooper? This project by Unbox Therapy is just that. This crazy suit that features 20 JBL Micro 2 speakers attached to a hockey shoulder pad using industrial strength Velcro.

Rogue Beard Beer is Made Using Yeast Extracted from a Dude’s Beard

Rogue Beard Beer is Made Using Yeast Extracted from a Dude’s Beard
Rogue Beard Beer didn’t get its name for nothing. It’s an unusual brew that’s made using yeast that has been extracted from the beard of an actual human being. That human being is brew-master John Maier, who sports a notably bushy beard that apparently has a lot of yeast in it.

Diesel outs “World’s Largest” Wristwatch – The Grand Daddy

Diesel outs “World’s Largest” Wristwatch – The Grand Daddy
As a guy, I prefer a watch with a large face to one with a small one. Though I’m not sure I’d be comfortable wearing this beast. It’s a new watch from Diesel, called the Grand Daddy (model DZ7262), and it measures a ginormous 66mm x 73mm (~2.6″ x 2.87″).

Steampunk AT-AT Liquor Cabinet: for the Lords of the Victorian Empire

Steampunk AT-AT Liquor Cabinet: for the Lords of the Victorian Empire
Vancouver artist Colin Johnson made a unique piece of furniture shaped like the AT-AT from The Empire Strikes Back. He calls it the Emperor’s Cabinet. You wouldn’t want to take down this Imperial Walker, but you would want to open it up.

Belkin LEGO iPhone 5 Case: Time to Brick Your iPhone

Belkin LEGO iPhone 5 Case: Time to Brick Your iPhone
We’ve seen a couple of iPhone and iPod cases that are compatible with LEGO, but this is the first officially-licensed case that I’ve seen. Belkin managed to get the toy maker’s approval and have now released a limited edition of LEGO cases for the iPhone 5.

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek Limited Edition Laptop: Kirk to Ivy Bridge, Beam Me Up!

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek Limited Edition Laptop: Kirk to Ivy Bridge, Beam Me Up!
Acer has unveiled a Star Trek themed notebook that looks stunning. In fact, it looks like it came right from the bridge of the rebooted Enterprise. The Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek Limited Edition. It kind of looks like the Enterprise herself when opened up halfway.

Coca-Cola Sharing Can Aims for Social Soda Drinking

Coca-Cola Sharing Can Aims for Social Soda Drinking
In keeping with one of Coca-Cola’s slogans, this concept can allows soda drinkers to literally “share the happiness.” Coca-Cola has always been pretty creative with their ad campaigns (remember the ‘Open Happiness’ vending machine?) and they continue the trend with the Sharing Can.

King Edison Pendant Lamp: Which Came First, the Light Bulb or the Chandelier?

King Edison Pendant Lamp: Which Came First, the Light Bulb or the Chandelier?
What you see below is not a product of Photoshop. It’s the King Edison Pendant Lamp designed by Young & Battaglia, and it’s a cross between a light bulb and a chandelier.

Philips SoundShooter: Barrel Full of Bluetooth

Philips SoundShooter: Barrel Full of Bluetooth
Bluetooth speakers are great to share your tunes with your friends, and they are really useful in your home, to listen to music, shows, and podcasts without worrying about wires. The Philips SoundShooter is a handy, wireless portable speaker that looks like a tiny barrel.

Street Legal Bumper Car for Sale: Bumping Not Permitted

Street Legal Bumper Car for Sale: Bumping Not Permitted
Now this is a real low-rider. If you have ever wished you could drive your own street legal bumper car down the road, your dreams could come true. This beauty that you see here is for sale.

Tumbler Tractor: Uncle Batman Had a Farm…

Tumbler Tractor: Uncle Batman Had a Farm…
Now I’m no expert on agriculture, but I didn’t know that Gotham had any farms left. Then again, the Scarecrow had to come from somewhere right? That helps to explain this kick-ass tractor that looks like it came from Wayne Industries, right alongside the Tumbler we all know and love.