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Archive for February 2014

Optimus Prime Stained Glass Lamp: Light Bulb in Disguise

Optimus Prime Stained Glass Lamp: Light Bulb in Disguise
I’ve seen stained glass Transformers and lamps done up to look like helmets, but this is the first time I’ve seen the two combined. This awesome handmade Tiffany stained glass lamp is sure to make any fan of Optimus Prime very happy.

Steampunk Tardis and Dalek Deserve Their Own Show

Steampunk Tardis and Dalek Deserve Their Own Show
This steampunk TARDIS and Dalek are amazing. You see this BBC? If you are planning a spin-off, this is what you want right here!

Rolls-Royce Shows off Drone Ships That Could Revolutionize Shipping on the Oceans

Rolls-Royce Shows off Drone Ships That Could Revolutionize Shipping on the Oceans
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc is touting what it thinks could be the future of shipping on the high seas. The company has been working on a design for drone ships that ditch the crew so they can carry more cargo and cut expenses.

LEGO Power Brick External Battery: Power Functions

LEGO Power Brick External Battery: Power Functions
Chinese company Coi+ recently released a portable battery that not only works with LEGO pieces, it comes with a few bricks too. It’s called the Power Brick. It has a 4200mAh battery inside and it charges gadgets via USB.

Square Pickup Lets You Order Food to Go Without Calling in

Square Pickup Lets You Order Food to Go Without Calling in
I’m sure that you have been sitting in the office or at home, at some point and decided to order up some take out for lunch. The problem with many eateries at lunch time is that they are so busy you end up waiting forever for someone to pick up the phone, only to be greeted by a harried worker that often messes up your order.

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games

Game Boy Costume Uses Huge Cartridges to Switch Games
Back in 2009 we found a Game Boy costume that played Tetris. It had working buttons and had a laptop running an emulator. It turns out that anonymous cosplayer kept on working on his hack and showed off its latest version at the 2014 Ohayocon.

MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer Hits Pre-order for $1375

MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer Hits Pre-order for $1375
If you liked the idea of the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer that launched a couple years ago, but didn’t want to spend the money the thing costs, check this out. MakerBot has announced that it is now taking pre-orders for the cheapest 3D printer it has ever offered.

LOST Themed Baby Nursery Still Doesn’t Sufficiently Explain the Polar Bear

LOST Themed Baby Nursery Still Doesn’t Sufficiently Explain the Polar Bear
Fans of LOST may not have liked the ending, but for the most part, it was a great groundbreaking series. It was a fascinating show during the first few seasons. Now you can get your kid into this show too, with a LOST themed nursery.

Full-Size TARDIS Replica Made from Cardboard

Full-Size TARDIS Replica Made from Cardboard
The Doctor Who merchandising machine has reached down bestowed us with yet another piece of swag. A new product is coming your way that is really cool and reminds me a bit of the box forts we made as kids.

3D Printed Super Mario: Pixels to Voxels

3D Printed Super Mario: Pixels to Voxels
Now you can enjoy your favorite Italian plumber in all three dimensions with this 3D printed original Super Mario figure. It’s a me, Super Mario in 3D. No glasses required.

Doctor Who Adipose Science Putties: Blobby Putty

Doctor Who Adipose Science Putties: Blobby Putty
You might remember the Adipose from that crazy Doctor Who episode where Matron Cofelia packaged Adipose seeds as weight loss pills, and sold them to unsuspecting customers to help them lose weight. While these Adipose Science Putties won’t steal your body fat,  they are cute and fun to play with.

Fujitsu Tablet Prototype Lets You Feel Rough and Smooth Textures on Screen

Fujitsu Tablet Prototype Lets You Feel Rough and Smooth Textures on Screen
Fujitsu has rolled out a prototype tablet that has a cool bit of tech inside. The tablet has haptic sensory technology inside that allows you to feel images on the screen. Users are able to feel smooth or rough textures depending on what is displayed on the screen.

So Long, Egon: A Tribute To Harold Ramis

So Long, Egon: A Tribute To Harold Ramis
Ash Vickers of Megacynics drew this image in remembrance of the amazing comedian/director/writer Harold Ramis, who passed away yesterday at the age of 69. It is a fitting tribute to a man who gave us so much laughter and joy.

Xbox One Price Chopped in UK

Xbox One Price Chopped in UK
I think we all knew that eventually the Xbox One would see its price cut to closer match the cost of the PS4. That was especially clear when developers started saying that the PS4 was the better console on top of the fact that it was $100 cheaper here in the U.S.

Super Mario Bros. Magic Billet Box Hides Your Coins & Power Ups

Super Mario Bros. Magic Billet Box Hides Your Coins & Power Ups
Hide your mushrooms, buds and leaves in these Super Mario Bros.-themed boxes. They’re special editions of a trick safe called the Magic Billet Box, which has a lid that can only be opened a certain way.

Inceptor Board Game is Based on Inception: BRAAAAHMM

Inceptor Board Game is Based on Inception: BRAAAAHMM
Nope, you’re not dreaming. An independent group called Pilot Study is working on Inceptor, a competitive board game for two to five players. Based on Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi heist movie Inception, the game is about assembling a team of specialists who will plant an idea in someone’s mind.

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