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Archive for February 2014

Geeky Willow Plates: Calamityware

Geeky Willow Plates: Calamityware
If you missed out on Olly Moss’ limited edition 8-bit willow plates, Don Moyer’s Calamityware might be the next best thing. Don creates humorous dinner plates by using the ancient willow pattern to depict modern subjects.

Honda Concept Cars 3D Models: You Would Download a Toy Car

Honda Concept Cars 3D Models: You Would Download a Toy Car
The new PS3 racing game Gran Turismo 6 lets players drive concept cars made expressly by automotive companies and other brands for the game. Honda is one of those companies, but it’s also using a newer form of technology to reach out to its fans.

Arcade Machine Accepts Bitcoins: Bitcoin-op

Arcade Machine Accepts Bitcoins: Bitcoin-op
A growing number of establishments are accepting Bitcoin as payment. Now you can even use it to play arcade games. British company Liberty Games combined the cutting edge currency with the aging gaming platform to make a simple transaction hilariously complicated.

Geeky Heroes Boiled Down to Basic Blocks

Geeky Heroes Boiled Down to Basic Blocks
Artist Adam Lister creates awesome watercolor paintings of iconic pop culture figures using rudimentary block shapes. The most meta of his images has to be the watercolor of Bob Ross – though I’m having a hard time making out any happy little trees.

Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser

Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser
Even if you’re not an XKCD fan, I’m sure some of you have seen Randall Munroe’s irreverent Map of Online Communities. Martin Vargic – who makes maps in his pastime – was inspired by that webcomic strip and decided to make his own map of the Internet.

Talk to Strangers, Meet New People, and Get Social with Sneaky Cards

Talk to Strangers, Meet New People, and Get Social with Sneaky Cards
Sneaky isn’t your ordinary card game. While most will pit you against friends, family, and acquaintances, Sneaky will challenge you to interact with others outside of your usual circle instead.

Star Wars Chocolate Centerpiece: The Dessert that Made the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs

Star Wars Chocolate Centerpiece: The Dessert that Made the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs
As cool as this Star Wars centerpiece is, I have to be honest. The texture of that chocolate looks a bit off-putting. At first I thought that the Falcon was trapped in an Imperial turd trap of some kind.

Carved Geode Skull Looks Straight out of Indiana Jones

Carved Geode Skull Looks Straight out of Indiana Jones
Growing up my grandmother had a round rock inside her flowerbed. She had carted around that rock for eleventy billion years, otherwise known as her childhood. My brother and I used to bowl with it because it was round and pissed off our grandmother.

Power Generating Soccket Soccer Ball Now Available

Power Generating Soccket Soccer Ball Now Available
Last year we talked a bit about the Soccket soccer ball, or football depending on where you are from, when it turned up on Kickstarter. At the time a pledge of $89 would get you one.

You’ve Got It In You, Now Wear It: Chromosome Jewelry

You’ve Got It In You, Now Wear It: Chromosome Jewelry
Genes, chromosomes, DNA. We all know it’s complicated, but who knew it could be so beautiful? Electron microscopist Louise Hughes is passionate about microscopy and the genetic structures that she has studied and observed. And now they are available to wear as jewelry, as Louise has begun a Kickstarter campaign to get these pieces of jewelry in production.

Dragon Backpack Helps Preserve Your Personal Space

Dragon Backpack Helps Preserve Your Personal Space
I’ve heard of having a monkey on your back, but a dragon? Get ready for some fiery breath over your shoulder with this epic Dragon Backpack. It will make you look badass and carry all of your stuff at the same time.

Panasonic Channels the Force with Star Wars Lumix Cameras and Notebook Covers

Panasonic Channels the Force with Star Wars Lumix Cameras and Notebook Covers
It looks like Panasonic is flexing its Force powers since they have collaborated with Lucasfilm for these limited edition Star Wars Lumix DMC-X51 cameras and SX/NX notebook covers.

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