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Archive for June 2013

Star Wars Moleskine Daily Planners: Your Lack of a Pen is Disturbing

Star Wars Moleskine Daily Planners: Your Lack of a Pen is Disturbing
There’s something I love about high-quality notebooks. They will keep your notes pristine for years, and can be easily referenced. Naturally, there are plenty of different good quality notebooks available from other manufacturers like Rhodia, but there’s just something perfect about tracking notes and events in a Star Wars Moleskine Planner.

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics

LightUp Electronics Construction Kit: LEGOtronics
Stanford University alumni Josh Chan and Tarun Pondicherry invented LightUp, a modular electronics kit that’s as easy to use as LEGO blocks. The kit is designed to teach children the basics of electronics and computer programming.

Evolution of Nintendo Controllers: The Lamp

Evolution of Nintendo Controllers: The Lamp
I could use a new bedside lamp, but I’m pretty sure my wife would make me sleep in the doghouse for a week if I bought this one.

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed
You’ve heard the stories about Atari suffering such poor sales with the E.T. game for the Atari 2600 that they were forced to dump millions of copies into a landfill somewhere. Is it true? There seems to be some debate over this.

CentUp Lets You Pay Your Favorite Publishers While Funding Charities

CentUp Lets You Pay Your Favorite Publishers While Funding Charities
If you love reading stuff on the Internet, you know that most independent publishers earn their living by selling advertising space on their websites. While this is definitely an important part of keeping small online businesses up and running, publishers and content creators are always looking for new ways keep the lights on and cover their operating costs.

LEGO Releasing Ewok Village Set: LEG-ENDOR-Y

LEGO Releasing Ewok Village Set: LEG-ENDOR-Y
Ewoks. They aren’t quite Jar Jar but…Well, love them or hate them, they know how to deal with Imperials on their forest moon. LEGO is releasing The Ewok Village, a beautifully detailed 1,990 brick model complete with traps, hideouts, and even an elevating throne (for 3PO of course.).

Burger King Hands-Free Whopper AKA The Human Feedbag

Burger King Hands-Free Whopper AKA The Human Feedbag
So it has come to this. You know how hard it is to eat your Whopper while texting, trying to tweet, or driving. If only you had something that could hold your Whopper in front of your huge gob so that you could continue to gorge yourself.

SONTE Film Lets You Frost Your Windows on Demand

SONTE Film Lets You Frost Your Windows on Demand
If you’re looking for a way to create a sense of privacy in your house – but don’t like the look of traditional window shades – there’s a new technology on the scene which creates instant privacy while still letting light in your windows.

Win Over $1000 of Gadgets and Gear in our Awesome Fathers’ Day Giveaway

Win Over $1000 of Gadgets and Gear in our Awesome Fathers’ Day Giveaway
Can’t decide what to get for Fathers’ Day? We’ve got you covered. With the help of our dear friends at Gear Diary and The Awesomer, we’ve gathered over $1,000 in great loot which you could win just in the nick of time.

Verso Game Boy Pillows: Now You’re Sleeping with Nostalgia

Verso Game Boy Pillows: Now You’re Sleeping with Nostalgia
We’ve seen a Game Boy pillow before, but these “GameKid” pillows by Brazilian shop Verso are soooo much cuter. They come in different colors and are even printed with different games on the back. Here’s the original dirty white model putting on his best Old Snake impression:

ASUS Introduces Desktop PCs with Optional Battery Pack & UPS: Ever Ready

ASUS Introduces Desktop PCs with Optional Battery Pack & UPS: Ever Ready
On the eve of this year’s Computex international computer and technology fair, ASUS announced two desktop PCs with an optional component that can save both themselves and other gadgets. Both the upcoming G10 and M51 computers will support the ASUS Power Pack, an optional 6,000 mAh external battery pack that doubles as the computers’ UPS.

BMO Says It’s Tea Time!

BMO Says It’s Tea Time!
If you watch Adventure Time, you know that BMO is an incredibly versatile robot. He/She/It can function as a video game console, toaster, flashlight, alarm clock, music player, electrical outlet and more. And now, BMO can serve you a cup of tea.

Ewok Hat: Yub Nub for Your Noggin

Ewok Hat: Yub Nub for Your Noggin
These days, most of us think of the Ewoks as cute and endearing little fellows, but I remember when Return of the Jedi came out, there was an uproar over the addition of these furry creatures to the Star Wars universe.

JumpStartCity Crowdfunding Site Tries to One-up Kickstarter

JumpStartCity Crowdfunding Site Tries to One-up Kickstarter
I’m a fan of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing of products. However, sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo don’t really let the community decide what sort of projects make the cut for a funding opportunity, so alot of similar – and sometimes downright crummy ideas make it to the stage where they can be funded.

This Spider-Man Costume is Strange but Spectacular

This Spider-Man Costume is Strange but Spectacular
A couple of weeks ago we saw a sweet Amazing Spider-Man costume that looks like he stepped out of a videogame or movie set. I’m not sure if Ryan Turney’s Spidey costume is superior to that one, but it is at least equally astonishing.

Electrified Wolverine Claws will Cut & Cook You

Electrified Wolverine Claws will Cut & Cook You
A few years ago, hacksmith/Weapon H/H-man James Hobson made a great pair of Wolverine claws. They had this unique curved ends that made it look like the claws actually burst out in between his fingers. But when he saw Hack A Day’s electrified Mjolnir, Hobson was inspired to do the same.