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Archive for September 2013

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Found on Mercury

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Found on Mercury
Forget the face on Mars and it’s mysterious pyramid structures. The universe is even stranger than that. Case in point, Han Solo, frozen in carbonite has been spotted on the planet Mercury. NASA’s Messenger probe found a raised shape on the surface of the planet that looks just like our smuggler friend after Boba Fett caught him and put him on ice.

LEGO Useless Machine: Mindtroll

LEGO Useless Machine: Mindtroll
We’ve seen many examples of LEGO used to build something practical. This one’s the exact opposite. LEGO enthusiast Jason Allemann built his own take on the infamous useless machine using the newly released Mindstorms EV3 kit.

SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow Expansion Pack Coming in November

SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow Expansion Pack Coming in November
When the new SimCity game launched earlier this year, it caught a huge amount of flack for requiring an Internet connection to play and bunch of server issues that prevented many gamers from playing for a long time.

Poo-pourri Stops Eau de Toilet

Poo-pourri Stops Eau de Toilet
A lot of people I know hate having to go to the bathroom in public places or in homes that aren’t theirs. It’s an understandable preference, considering the fact that nobody likes to stink up someone else’s home.

Light ‘0’ Concrete Lamp: Definitely Not Light as a Feather

Light ‘0’ Concrete Lamp: Definitely Not Light as a Feather
I’ve seen lamps made of many different materials, but this is the first concrete lamp I’ve come across. It looks quite interesting, but it’s not going to be a very lightweight lamp.

One, Two, Three, Four… I Declare Lightsaber Thumb War

One, Two, Three, Four… I Declare Lightsaber Thumb War
Growing up I settled more than a few arguments with a quick game of thumb wrestling. Those matches always started with the chant “one, two, three, four, I declare thumb war,” which is clearly how all civilized people do it.

Whitelabel SoundDew Bluetooth Speaker: The Easily Pocketable One

Whitelabel SoundDew Bluetooth Speaker: The Easily Pocketable One
These days, Bluetooth speakers are a dime nickel a dozen, but that doesn’t stop these wireless devices from being quite useful since most people use their phones to play their favorite tunes these days. This small Bluetooth speaker is rugged and not that expensive.

DNA Double Helix-Shaped Bookshelf: Reading Your Genetic Code

DNA Double Helix-Shaped Bookshelf: Reading Your Genetic Code
This double helix-shaped bookshelf is perfect for all the twisted reads that you might have in your library. Of course, you can put any of your books on this shelf regardless of their plot, but you get the point.

Grand Theft Auto V Jacks Global Sales Record from Take-Two Interactive

Grand Theft Auto V Jacks Global Sales Record from Take-Two Interactive
The numbers are in for the launch of Rockstar North’s and Take-Two Interactive’s video game Grand Theft Auto V. The numbers show that during the first 24 hours of availability GTA V had sales of more than $800 million worldwide.

Player Piano and Robot Percussionist Play Classic Nintendo Game Tunes in Real Time: Play by Wire

Player Piano and Robot Percussionist Play Classic Nintendo Game Tunes in Real Time: Play by Wire
YouTuber roboband used a Raspberry Pi and his own software to “translate” the audio from some of Nintendo’s classic games. The transcriptions were then relayed in real time to two musical instruments: a self-playing piano aka a player piano and a robot percussionist.

The Nebula of NES Games by Pop Chart Lab: Super Nintendo Galaxy 8

The Nebula of NES Games by Pop Chart Lab: Super Nintendo Galaxy 8
Chart specialists – chartists? chartologists? – Pop Chart Lab crammed all 709 officially released games for the NES in one print. The spiral chart has 8 arms, each representing a different genre – platformer, RPG, fighter etc.

T-Fal OptiGrill Review: Indoor Grilling, The High-Tech Way

T-Fal OptiGrill Review: Indoor Grilling, The High-Tech Way
With Summer all but gone, there’s not much time left to grill outdoors. Thankfully, just in time for Fall and Winter to set in, T-Fal has introduced this little kitchen godsend – the OptiGrill – not to be confused with the OptiGrab in Steve Martin’s The Jerk. 

Rocketcases Give Your New School iPhone 5S Old-School Style

Rocketcases Give Your New School iPhone 5S Old-School Style
I always get a kick out of the juxtaposition of something new and high-tech along with something very old and retro looking. When you take the new iPhone 5S and cram it in a case that makes it look like an old-school boombox, cassette tape, or retro game gear, you have my attention.

Traveling? Protect Your Backpack with an eXomesh Cage

Traveling? Protect Your Backpack with an eXomesh Cage
When you carry a backpack, it’s like an invitation to thieves. A challenge even. It is tempting and they are no doubt hoping that you have some expensive Apple products in there. Don’t leave your bag unattended.

Zelda Stained Glass Wall Decals Rule! Even Hyrule!

Zelda Stained Glass Wall Decals Rule! Even Hyrule!
These awesome stained glass Zelda decals will make your home look like a place of video game worship. They come from Blik Surface Graphics and there are eight to choose from. I know. They look amazing, right?

Fiber Optic Star Map: Wall Planetarium

Fiber Optic Star Map: Wall Planetarium
Space fans will definitely want this awesome fiber optic map on their wall. It was made by krid7 and is absolutely beautiful. Can you imagine the Milky Way galaxy on your wall at night? Look at all of those strands of fiber optics.

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