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Archive for November 2013

Robot Cowboys Are Home on the Range

Robot Cowboys Are Home on the Range
No cowboy hat. No chaps. Not even a six gun. The latest helper to round up livestock is a robot. What has the world come to? Earlier this month in Sydney, Australia, a team from the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics tested the four-wheeled remote-controlled robot called Rover.

Turtle Missing for 30 Years Found in Locked Storage Room – Alive!

Turtle Missing for 30 Years Found in Locked Storage Room – Alive!
When it comes to pets, most people stick with dogs and cats. Some folks out there want something a bit different like snakes or turtles. A family from Brazil had a pet turtle, but lost it many years ago.
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World Record Tallest Domino Tower Toppled

World Record Tallest Domino Tower Toppled
When I was a kid I used to love creating domino courses and watching them all fall in fun ways. I would never have the patience to do it today. Especially not anything as elaborate as what these people set up.

Structure Sensor for iPad: 3D Scanning to Go

Structure Sensor for iPad: 3D Scanning to Go
When I decided to get an iPad instead of a Kindle to read my books, it opened up new realms of possibilities. The iPad is the first computer I switch on during the day, and the last to be switched off.

Blade Runner Remade Using 12,000+ Watercolor Paintings

Blade Runner Remade Using 12,000+ Watercolor Paintings
Blade Runner was such a classic movie and so far ahead of it’s time that it has legions of fans, despite having virtually no expanded material aside from the original movie (and various different edits). That’s why fans love to find cool new ways to show their love for the movie.

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Mo Power, Handling and Speed
I’ve always been a fan of factory-modified cars (meaning that all mods are under warranty) – especially when they blow away more expensive, luxury sports cars. I love cars like the Subaru WRX STi and the Nissan GT-R.

Streaming is Coming: HBO Go App Gets Chromecast Support

Streaming is Coming: HBO Go App Gets Chromecast Support
If you are a fan of the Google Chromecast streaming appliance, you will love the news that has turned up this week. The HBO Go app has now been updated to support Chromecast streaming. That means you can watch your favorite HBO programs, like Game of Thrones, on your TV using the Chromecast device.

Palette Modular Hardware Interface: Control Your Controls

Palette Modular Hardware Interface: Control Your Controls
The ol’ keyboard and mouse combo have proven nearly as versatile as personal computers themselves, but there are still cases when a more responsive or intuitive physical interface is needed. For example, many musicians today use MIDI controllers and sequencers.

Custom Painted Animal Crossing: New Leaf Figures: Tiny Village People

Custom Painted Animal Crossing: New Leaf Figures: Tiny Village People
I’ve yet to play Animal Crossing: New Leaf – or any Animal Crossing game for that matter – because I’m afraid that I won’t be able to put my 3DS down if I get that game.

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Release Date Announced

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Release Date Announced
PopCap Games is the developer behind the very popular mobile game franchise Plants vs. Zombies. During E3 this year PopCap and EA announced that a new game would be coming in the franchise aimed at console gamers called Plants vs.

New Volcanic Island Rises out of the Ocean Near Japan

New Volcanic Island Rises out of the Ocean Near Japan
There are a number of volcanically-formed islands in the oceans around the world. A new volcanic island has poked its peak above the surface of the ocean for the first time recently.

Circuit Stickers: Peel & Stick & Light

Circuit Stickers: Peel & Stick & Light
Here’s a fun kit that you can use to make simple electronics, even wearable ones. Circuit Stickers are just that – electronics with adhesive backing. The star of the kit are the LED stickers. Put them on a conductive surface – wire, foil, conductive thread or fabric etc.

Happy Hour Virus: Book of E-lies

Happy Hour Virus: Book of E-lies
Ad agency TDA_Boulder came up with Happy Hour Virus, a website that fakes computer problems. The idea is that you’ll be able to use the “problem” as an excuse to leave work. I don’t think it actually has a chance of getting you off of work, but you can use it to punk your non-techie colleagues for a few seconds.

Build Your Own Iron Throne

Build Your Own Iron Throne
The Iron Throne. It is what everyone is fighting over, even though it is the least comfortable chair in all of Westeros. Well, if you are tired of not having one for your very own and are sick of waiting in line for the chance to sit on one at comic cons, you can build your own.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Candle: Nostril Sniffin’ Good

Kentucky Fried Chicken Candle: Nostril Sniffin’ Good
If Kentucky Fried Chicken is finger licking good, what is a Kentucky Fried Chicken candle? Nostril sniffin’ good? These candles will really set the mood if you find KFCs to be romantic. Light one up, get your bucket of bones, meat and grease ready and dig in for a special night.

Doctor Who/Minecraft Cake: It’s Blockier on the Outside

Doctor Who/Minecraft Cake: It’s Blockier on the Outside
Fans of Minecraft and Doctor Who will love this mashup cake and want one for their own birthday. This amazing-looking Dark Chocolate Cake with Light Caramel Frosting was made by Chef JB Cada and Stephanie Santos from Quezon City, Philippines bakery The Regali Kitchen.
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