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TipTop Service Finds You the Best of NYC

TipTop Service Finds You the Best of NYC
I think people who live in New York City are extremely lucky, because there are so many developers out there who are setting up all sorts of apps and services targeted especially for them. One of the latest of these is TipTop.

Star Wars Meat Sculptures: A Long Time Ago, on a Grill Far, Far Away

Star Wars Meat Sculptures: A Long Time Ago, on a Grill Far, Far Away
Ground meat. It’s what’s for dinner. It’s not only tasty, but also highly sculptable. Is that a word? Well, it is now. Just look at that MEAT2-D2, there;s a Death Star and a TIE Fighter too.
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Batman’s Tumbler Recycled from Dead PlayStation 2s

Batman’s Tumbler Recycled from Dead PlayStation 2s
So you’ve got a couple of dead old video game consoles lying around. While you could just throw them in the trash, it’s better for you to recycle them. And what better than to turn your old game systems into Batman’s Tumbler?

Weird Halloween Costumes That You Never Thought Would Turn ‘Sexy’

Weird Halloween Costumes That You Never Thought Would Turn ‘Sexy’
Tired of dressing up as a sexy nurse every Halloween? Then do something different this year and dress up as a sexy slice of pizza, a sexy carton of French fries, or even a sexy (and definitely not stinky) skunk instead.

The Real Mac Mini

The Real Mac Mini
On numerous occasions, I’ve thought about going on eBay and picking up an original Macintosh, just so I could have one in my office? But I always talk myself out of it because I don’t really have the desk space for what amounts to a museum piece.

Was the Half-Life 3 European Trademark Filing a Hoax?

Was the Half-Life 3 European Trademark Filing a Hoax?
Half-Life is the game that put Valve on the map. The last full game in the franchise was Half-Life 2 way back in October 2007. Ever since that launch, fans have been clamoring for the next installment in the franchise – presumably called Half-Life 3.

Flatlight Candle Holder: Is It 2D or 3D?

Flatlight Candle Holder: Is It 2D or 3D?
Looking for a way to dress up your dining table, but don’t want to go with an ordinary candleholder? These unique candleholders are definitely conversation starters, since you’ll have a hard time figuring out if they’re 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional.

106 Early Doctor Who Episodes Found at TV Station in Ethiopia

106 Early Doctor Who Episodes Found at TV Station in Ethiopia
I’ll admit that despite my love for science fiction and things geeky I’ve never been a fan of Doctor Who. I tried watching the show and I’ve never succeeded in making it through the first commercial break.

Grand Theft Auto 3 Map App for Google Glass: OK Glass, Take Me to Staunton Island

Grand Theft Auto 3 Map App for Google Glass: OK Glass, Take Me to Staunton Island
One of the most basic features of Google Glass is its ability to display a map. The folks behind that feature probably didn’t think people would use the wearable computer to navigate virtual worlds though. App developer Mike DiGiovanni is working on an app for Glass that displays a real-time GPS map of his location in Grand Theft Auto 3 as he’s playing.

Jawa Sandcrawler Soap: Fortress of Cleanliness

Jawa Sandcrawler Soap: Fortress of Cleanliness
Geeky soaps are becoming more and more detailed. I still remember being impressed by the D20 soap and the controller soaps. But now we have soaps that look like freakin’ sandcrawlers. This thing looks good enough to be a toy!

Electric Paint Pen Lets You Draw Your Own Circuits

Electric Paint Pen Lets You Draw Your Own Circuits
As someone who doesn’t know a lot about building electronics, I love learning about products that manage to teach the basics of the field. Bare Conductive’s Paint Pen is one such product. It’s a liquid wire that you can use to make simple circuits or electronic prototypes.

Operation Apron: The Wish Bone’s Connected to the Oven-Baked Chicken

Operation Apron: The Wish Bone’s Connected to the Oven-Baked Chicken
Despite being one of the most frustrating games ever made, Operation was also one of my favorite board games as a child. Perhaps it was because it helped introduce me to the world of medical science, or simply the possibility that the game could give you a mild shock.

Boba Fett Bounty Hunter Rings: These Rings Rule Them All

Boba Fett Bounty Hunter Rings: These Rings Rule Them All
Some bounty hunters are all rough and tumble. Brash and bold. Others are calm and collected. This is the ring of choice for them. With one of these rings, you’ll look stylish and gentlemanly even when firing a blaster or lugging a frozen body around.

Submarine Rises through Milan Streets

Submarine Rises through Milan Streets
While the images below might look like some sort of horrible, but unlikely disaster, what you’re looking at is the result of an art project on the streets of Milan, Italy. As part of an ad campaign for European insurance companies Europ Assistance IT and Genertel, ad agency M&C Saatchi Milano installed a full-size submarine in the ground in the center of Milan.

Friendzoned: Bugs Pose with Their Buddies in These Beautiful Macro Images

Friendzoned: Bugs Pose with Their Buddies in These Beautiful Macro Images
Insects, contrary to popular belief, are not that different from humans.  Studies show that our buggy friends suffer from one of the human world’s most common emotional ailments: the friendzone.  So, with that perspective, we look at these beautiful macro photos of bug BFFs.

This is a Potatomato Plant: You Say Potato, I Say Tomato…

This is a Potatomato Plant: You Say Potato, I Say Tomato…
Potatoes grow underground. Tomatoes grow above the ground. The TomTato plant grows both potatoes underground and tomatoes above ground… at the same time!
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