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Archive for September 2013

Superman 75th Anniversary Coins from the Canadian Mint: It’s a Bird, It’s a Coin!

Superman 75th Anniversary Coins from the Canadian Mint: It’s a Bird, It’s a Coin!
We have Presidents and other historic figures on our coins, but what we really need are superheros. The Royal Canadian Mint understands this and they are releasing a series of seven different Superman coins to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Big Blue Boyscout.

Scientists Realize Massive Near-Earth Asteroid Is Actually a Comet after Three Decades

Scientists Realize Massive Near-Earth Asteroid Is Actually a Comet after Three Decades
This story proves that sometimes even really smart people get things horribly wrong. For the last 30 years, astronomers have believed that a massive object known as Don Quixote was a near-Earth asteroid. In fact, the object was classified as the third largest near-Earth asteroid.

Pacific Rim Cake: Jaeger Baker

Pacific Rim Cake: Jaeger Baker
This awesome Pacific Rim cake has some super nice detail, and features Gipsy Danger outside the Shatterdome and even the Hong Kong skyline in the background.

Zeepro Zim 3D Printer Starts at Just $599, Available with Dual Print Heads

Zeepro Zim 3D Printer Starts at Just $599, Available with Dual Print Heads
As expected, 3D printing technology is getting more and more accessible. While there are numerous printers on the market in the $1000-$2000 price range, there are only a couple which dip significantly below that pricepoint. While I broke down and ordered a bargain-priced Buccaneer for myself – that project has already closed on Kickstarter.

Breaking Bad Heisenberg Hat: Perfect If You’re Breaking Bald

Breaking Bad Heisenberg Hat: Perfect If You’re Breaking Bald
So you have a plan for a lucrative drug empire. You have the chemistry skills, you have the plan, now all you need is a kick-ass hat for your head. The Breaking Bad Heisenberg hat is the only one that will do.

Cota Wireless Charging Technology: Wi-Fry

Cota Wireless Charging Technology: Wi-Fry
Wireless chargers already exist, but I’m not a big fan of the current setup because it’s not convenient at all. Sure, you don’t have to plug anything to your device, but today’s inductive chargers require that the device being charged remain in contact with the charging dock or platform.

Star Wars Rebel Alliance & Galactic Empire Lollipops: The Sweet Side of the Force

Star Wars Rebel Alliance & Galactic Empire Lollipops: The Sweet Side of the Force
Suck it Rebel Alliance. Suck it Imperial Empire. I mean that in the nicest way possible. As in, each group can now suck on these awesome lollipops. These intergalactic suckers were created by Priscilla Briggs of Designer Lollipop.

Breaking Bad Complete Series Blu-ray to Come in a Money Barrel

Breaking Bad Complete Series Blu-ray to Come in a Money Barrel
If you decide that you want the complete Breaking Bad series on Blu-ray, check this out. It will arrive in a money barrel – just like the ones Walt hid his money in. Instead of burying it, you can just buy it.

Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force Hits Consoles and Smartphones

Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force Hits Consoles and Smartphones
I can remember growing up back in the 80s, there were plenty of pinball machines in arcades alongside the video games. I was always more interested in video games, but there’s no denying that a noisy pinball machine with flippers and giant ball bearings rolling around is tons of fun.

Virgin Media UK Cable Company Gives in to the Inevitable and Offers Netflix to Subscribers

Virgin Media UK Cable Company Gives in to the Inevitable and Offers Netflix to Subscribers
After years of trying everything possible to kill streaming video services, it looks like at least one major cable provider is finally realizing the move to streaming content by consumers is inevitable. Virgin Media UK, which is oddly based in the New York, has announced that it is now offering Netflix directly to 40,000 of its subscribers who currently use a TiVo set-top box.

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Price, Release Date and Specs Announced

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Price, Release Date and Specs Announced
Another year, another iPhone announcement. As expected, Apple today revealed their latest and greatest iPhone models – the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C . The 5S builds on the already solid iPhone 5, upgrading its speed, and throwing in a few new capabilities, while the 5C offers a low-cost alternative for markets where Apple isn’t yet a market leader.

MeCam Wearable Digital Camera Lets You Capture Whatever, Whenever on the Cheap

MeCam Wearable Digital Camera Lets You Capture Whatever, Whenever on the Cheap
Digital cameras are built into just about every gadget these days. But that doesn’t mean they’re always the most convenient way to capture video footage. This little gadget aims to change that, by placing a wearable camera on your body that can shoot video POV video in a snap.

Marvel at this Incredible Hulk Bookcase

Marvel at this Incredible Hulk Bookcase
Hulk ANGRY! Hulk SMASH! Hulk READ! Hmmm, actually I’m not too sure about that last part. Though we do know that Bruce Banner is a brilliant doctor and nuclear physicist, so he probably is quite well-read.

Bi-Cord Cable w/ Lightning and 30-pin Connectors: Charge & Charge & Sync…& Sync?

Bi-Cord Cable w/ Lightning and 30-pin Connectors:  Charge & Charge & Sync…& Sync?
Apple’s introduction of the Lightning connector means that people like me who have both a new and an old iOS device have more cables to keep track of and less USB ports to plug them into.

Car Gets Completely Covered in Leather

Car Gets Completely Covered in Leather
I’ve seen cars covered in gold, diamonds and other materials, but it isn’t everyday that you see a car covered in bison leather. This insanely over-the-top ride was made by a guy from Russia.

PS Vita TV Plays Vita and PSN Games and Streams Media on Your TV

PS Vita TV Plays Vita and PSN Games and Streams Media on Your TV
Yesterday Sony introduced a gaming device that’s as surprising as the Nintendo 2DS. Alongside its announcement of a new PS Vita model, Sony also introduced the PlayStation Vita TV. But while Nintendo wants to grab new mobile gamers with its new handheld, Sony seems to be going after its existing customers with the PS Vita TV.

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