Serial killer of fictional characters George R.R. Martin recently announced that a $20,000 donation to his Prizeo campaign would earn that person the opportunity to be killed off in The Song Of Ice And Fire series.
We’ve seen a couple of iPad apps that simplify 3D modeling for kids. Mission Street Manufacturing wants to go beyond that and teach children how 3D printers work as well. Its Printeer is designed to be used by kids and K-12 schools.
Fujimoto Hiroshi and Mitoo Abiko are legendary manga creators known for their prolific run from the 60s to the late 80s. Their most famous character is Doraemon, who is probably as iconic as Astro Boy and Pikachu.
Sadly, this pair of high heels by designer Nixxi Rose is not for sale, so the only way to get a pair is if you pay the iron price. However, if you really want to walk on these Thrones, you can make your own.
Check out this video of Olivier Richters dressed up to look like a member of the orc breed Urak-Hai from The Lord of the Rings. This is some amazing cosplay. It’s even more amazing because he goes grocery shopping and doesn’t even get hassled by police or the management.
A story in Sky News claims that Google is in talks with Virgin Galactic to invest millions of dollars in the venture. Virgin Galactic is the project that aims to eventually take private passengers on a trip into space where they will get to experience weightlessness.
Now Mario can haz Mercedes in the latest Mario Kart game. Mario Kart 8 players can now download a free DLC which gives you a Mercedes Benz GLA to drive around the game. This is the first time a real car has made an appearance in the franchise.
Apple has issued a warning to European iPhone users telling them that the USB adapter they are using may pose a safety risk. Apple says that affected USB adapters were sold with the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S smartphones from October 2009 until September 2012.
Cosplayer Carla Croft wanted to cosplay as Lara Croft, naturally. She could have gone for the most recent version, but she didn’t. Instead, she went for the original, pointy version. I gotta say, it’s pretty accurate from what I remember, but also somewhat disturbing.
Capcom already sells a plush replica of Mega Man’s Mega Buster. But if you want something more interactive, watch out for ThinkGeek’s officially licensed Mega Buster replica. You can wear it and trigger light effects as well as the blaster sound effects from the NES games.
Tardar Sauce, aka “Grumpy Cat” is one of my favorite web memes. The little kitty looks unhappy about everything, making her the perfect Scrooge character for the holidays. Lifetime has announced that this holiday season Grumpy Cat will star in her own holiday movie.
A couple of months ago we talked about the Rabbit Proto, an add-on that lets existing 3D printers print with conductive ink and other viscous materials. Structur3D’s Discov3ry extruder is like Rabbit Proto, but it’s designed to be more versatile from the get go.