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Archive for June 2013

R2-D2 Pizza Box Surfaces in Japan: Droid Delivers!

R2-D2 Pizza Box Surfaces in Japan: Droid Delivers!
In all the years of the Star Wars franchise, we’ve never seen a droid eat a thing. As a matter of fact, we’re not sure when any of the Rebel or Imperial soldiers take time out of their busy days to eat either.

2013 Buick Encore Crossover Wraps Tech, Luxury and Value in a Pleasant Package

2013 Buick Encore Crossover Wraps Tech, Luxury and Value in a Pleasant Package
I recently had an opportunity to drive Buick’s new upstart crossover SUV, the 2013 Encore, and there’s a single word I’d like to use to describe my experience – pleasant. Yes, this small vehicle is comfortable, luxurious, loaded with modern-day conveniences, and well appointed for the price.

Tetris Printer: Puzzling Pixel Portraits

Tetris Printer: Puzzling Pixel Portraits
Have you ever accidentally formed a shape or a letter while playing Tetris? Felt swell did you? As always, the Internet is here to remind you that other people are much more awesome than your are.

Domino’s Drone Delivers Pizza: Is That Delivery or Di-dron-o?

Domino’s Drone Delivers Pizza: Is That Delivery or Di-dron-o?
It looks like Domino’s Pizza is at it again. A few weeks back they started renting DVDs in Brazil that smell like pizza when they get hot. Now here they are delivering pizza using drones. Maybe the upcoming robot apocalypse isn’t so bad after all.

Points Electronic Directional Sign: Street Signs Are Headed This Way

Points Electronic Directional Sign: Street Signs Are Headed This Way
In the age of mobile devices and Google Maps, will street signs soon become obsolete? Not if they turn into Points. Points is an electronic directional sign that does more than just point to nearby landmarks.

Flat-Packed Papercraft Sculptures: Serious Knife Skills

Flat-Packed Papercraft Sculptures: Serious Knife Skills
Large-scale sculptures are usually made out durable materials, but these are actually intricately cut from single sheets of paper by the artist Nahoko Kojima. Through her works, Kojima explores the themes of human existence, animals, and the overall forces of nature.

Mk-4 Tank PC Case Mod: Tanks A Lot

Mk-4 Tank PC Case Mod: Tanks A Lot
This MK-4 tank computer is pretty sweet. After all, this thing is a… tank! The guy who built it must have been tanked after completing this. (Sorry.) This fully-functional PC is finished in all aluminum with aluminum strips cut out to form the treads of the tank.

HALO MINI Pet Collar: All Your Pets Are Safe with Us

HALO MINI Pet Collar: All Your Pets Are Safe with Us
When you walk your pet at night, it’s safe to say that it’s pretty easy to lose track of it, especially when it’s black (like mine). That’s one of the reasons why I really like these superbright LED collars.

Wren V5 Speaker Review: This Gorgeous Wireless Speaker Sounds Great too

Wren V5 Speaker Review: This Gorgeous Wireless Speaker Sounds Great too
If you ask me, the market for wireless speakers has really reached a point of saturation. So it really takes a lot for me to write about them anymore – let alone be wowed by one.

Crocheted Minions: Despicable Amigurumi

Crocheted Minions: Despicable Amigurumi
For me, Despicable Me was a unexpectedly entertaining animated film. Perhaps it was because of Steve Carrell’s hilarious performance as Gru, or maybe it was his Raving Rabbids-esque army of minions. Either way, you won’t be able to resist this collection of amigurumi minions.

Star Trek Wines, Set Phasers to Stinking Drunk

Star Trek Wines, Set Phasers to Stinking Drunk
Many Star Trek fans needed a drink after seeing the latest movie. For many, the modern Star Trek franchise just seems to miss the mark, but wine never lets you down. Here’s a series of $25 a bottle Star Trek branded wines from Vinasa Winery in Sonoma, California.

This Sliceable Cookbook is Cutting Edge

This Sliceable Cookbook is Cutting Edge
There’s more to being a chef than just searing or frying stuff up. A large part of the entire process is the preparation, and if you mess that part up, then you’ve effectively messed up the entire dish.

SmartThings is About to Get Smarter With the Release of its Developer Toolkit

SmartThings is About to Get Smarter With the Release of its Developer Toolkit
Remember SmartThings, which was successfully funded on Kickstarter a few months ago? It was understandably a huge hit with backers who wanted to make their homes infinitely “smarter.” At the end of the campaign, $1.6 million had been raised and the first batch of kits had all been sold out.

Landspeeder Push Cart Comes in Handy when Shopping in Mos Eisley

Landspeeder Push Cart Comes in Handy when Shopping in Mos Eisley
If you want your kid to have the Star Wars experience, start them at an early age. Make them a landspeeder stroller and push them around while you go shopping.

Musguard Rollable Bike Fender: Never Get Splashed Again!

Musguard Rollable Bike Fender: Never Get Splashed Again!
Most of the time, you don’t need a bicycle fender except the few times that it rains when you’re out and about. We all know that when it starts to pour, your wheel will send lots of dirty water all over your rear end, which can get really annoying.

The Roost! The Roost! The Roost is a Laptop Stand

The Roost! The Roost! The Roost is a Laptop Stand
Years of hunching over his laptop took its toll on James Olander. He claims that the damage on his nerves reached an extent that he was advised by his doctors to lay off laptops or he might not be able to type again.