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Archive for October 2013

Finger Scanner Concept: The Most Compact Barcode Scanner Ever

Finger Scanner Concept: The Most Compact Barcode Scanner Ever
I tried working as a cashier at a friend’s store once, and I have to say, it was tough. You would think that it’s all fun and games, pointing the scanning gun at the barcodes of items that people have bought, but it’s harder than you think.

Draw Your Own Superheroes Using the Marvel Creativity Studio Stylus and App

Draw Your Own Superheroes Using the Marvel Creativity Studio Stylus and App
Marvel Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products have announced they have teamed up to launch a fun new device – the Marvel Creativity Studio Stylus and app. The app and stylus are exclusively for the iPad and gives people who are fans of Marvel superheroes a place to learn how to draw, color, and animate their favorite superheroes and villains.
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Magic Restroom Cafe Serves up Crappy Food

Magic Restroom Cafe Serves up Crappy Food
There’s just something incredibly wrong about eating while you’re in the bathroom, especially when you’re taking a dump. Toilet-related activities and eating just don’t mix, but that’s exactly what the Magic Restroom Cafe wants to change your mind about, because that’s the theme the unusual restaurant is going with.

KEF M500 Headphone Review: Lookin’ Good, Feelin’ Good and Soundin’ Good

KEF M500 Headphone Review: Lookin’ Good, Feelin’ Good and Soundin’ Good
If you’re in the market for some high quality headphones, and also want something with a cool, modern style, you might want to check out the KEF M500 headphones. I recently had the opportunity to put these to the test, and would like to share my experiences.

$27,000 Pirate Ship Playhouse, I’m Broke, Matey!

$27,000 Pirate Ship Playhouse, I’m Broke, Matey!
Christmas ho, Captain! I see the big holiday coming off the starboard bow. No, wait, it’s an iceberg! We are are doomed. Well, Christmas is just around the corner and if you are a spoiled rich kid, here is what will be under the tree.

Marvel Loki Hoodie: Trick or Trick

Marvel Loki Hoodie: Trick or Trick
Thanks to Tom Hiddleston’s crisp portrayal, Marvel’s Loki has quickly a popular character, a beneficiary of the world’s bizarre fascination with anti-heroes and villains. Like the Joker, Darth Vader and the other bad guys we love, the god of lies and mischief has a memorable and awesome costume.

Ken Block Signs on As Racing Advisor for EA’s Need for Speed

Ken Block Signs on As Racing Advisor for EA’s Need for Speed
EA has announced that it has signed a deal with Ken Block in which he will become the Racing Advisor for the Need for Speed franchise. Block is an amazing race car driver who has participated in rally racing and won multiple X-Games medals.

Shreddies Underwear Will Neutralize Your Farts: All Your Farts Are Belong to Us!

Shreddies Underwear Will Neutralize Your Farts: All Your Farts Are Belong to Us!
Everyone has gas, and it can get quite problematic when you’re in a job interview or on a first date and you let one rip. Thankfully, Shreddies, an English company, has come up with something that will neutralize all of your flatulent emissions!

Halloween Jack-O’-Lantern Sent 30 Kilometers into the Sky

Halloween Jack-O’-Lantern Sent 30 Kilometers into the Sky
I love it when people attach things like smartphones and cameras to the bottom of helium balloons and launch them into the atmosphere. A man and his grandson have carved a Halloween pumpkin named Patches and attached the pumpkin to the bottom of a giant helium balloon.

RickRolling in Klingon

RickRolling in Klingon
Today, I RickRoll’d myself. Not that I duped myself into watching the video or anything, since you can’t really trick yourself into doing something, you know?

TARDIS and Tentacle Monster Bookends Are a Doctor Who Double Feature

TARDIS and Tentacle Monster Bookends Are a Doctor Who Double Feature
This set of  bookends takes me back to the classic era of Doctor Who. I mean, there is a large tentacle monster, the TARDIS, a bunch of pipes and some barrels, all in a creepy castle-like room.

A New Breed of Superheroes: Super Costumes for Rodents and Other Little Critters

A New Breed of Superheroes: Super Costumes for Rodents and Other Little Critters
Earlier, we saw what superhero squirrels would look like with the help of Photoshop. This time around, it’s the hamsters’ turn, and there’s no need for any image editing software because Etsy seller Chez Marmota’s costumes have got them covered for real.

NECA NES RoboCop Action Figure: Alex Murphy is Feeling Blue

NECA NES RoboCop Action Figure: Alex Murphy is Feeling Blue
NECA’s upcoming RoboCop action figure caters to a tiny slice of Alex Murphy fans: the now grown men and women who played the 1989 NES RoboCop game. To everyone else, it’ll look like someone dropped the toy in a jar of ink, but in reality it’s the future of law enforcement rendered in the past of video game graphics. If it still doesn’t look right to you, this video by YouTube channel nesguide should set things straight: Ah, the bane of RoboCop’s existence: stairs.

Man Sells Fake Medical Tricorder For $800,000

Man Sells Fake Medical Tricorder For $800,000
An Illinois man named Howard Leventhal persuaded a company to help finance “Heltheo’s McCoy Home Health Tablet”. Yes it sounds as bad as it is. This is a fake health device that’s based loosely on the medical Tricorder that McCoy used on Star Trek.

Twitter IPO Coming Soon: Get Ready to Buy in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter IPO Coming Soon: Get Ready to Buy in 140 Characters or Less
There’s always some excitement when a tech company finally makes its IPO. The most notable, at least recently, was Facebook’s. Now, Twitter is set to have their own IPO, right around Thanksgiving.

JBL Pulse LED Speaker: Get Ready to Disco

JBL Pulse LED Speaker: Get Ready to Disco
There’s always something cool about any gadget that lights up like a Christmas tree. Whether you like it or not, they will grab your attention. This new JBL speaker is no exception. It looks like a great add-on for impromptu house parties.
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