School is starting back up next week in many parts of the country. I can remember going back to school as being something I hated, I also remember the anxiety that went along with trying to get my combination locker to open each time I needed it.
If you are a fan of LEGO and Minecraft, prepare to be thrilled. Images of two new LEGO Minecraft sets have surfaced that are minifig scale. There have been LEGO Minecraft sets in the past, but they were smaller scale and had no minifigs.
Earlier this year we featured a project from Netflix’ Hack Day; it automatically paused the service’s video player if it detected that you fell asleep. The company recently held another Hack Day, and one of the experiments from the event could lead to humanity’s downfall.
So you think your Steel Battalion controller is the bees’ knees? Redditor MrTheOx would like to have a word with you. Preferably while playing a tank-based game. He repurposed a surplus gunner’s turret yoke from an M1 Abrams training simulator and turned it into a computer joystick.
The image below shows the gunner’s station inside an M1 Abrams; you can see the stick (or at least a variant of it) in the center.
Accidents are bound to happen when you are trying to eat and drink while playing a game of Super Mario Bros., but at least this pint glass and coaster set will keep your furniture safe from your drink.
Check out this awesome film from filmmaker Marc-Andre Caron (aka MonsieurCaron). He created this cool stop-motion animated LEGO version of the Ghostbusters movie to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the film.
Angry and worried that her children were not answering her calls and texts, Sharon Standifird decided to create an app that would let her lock her kids’ phones down. She learned how to develop for Android and eventually created Ignore No More.
This Game of Thrones Direwolf Sculpted Mug is for the Stark clan only. It has their house motto on the side, “Winter Is Coming” and holds 12-ounces of your favorite beverage. However, it has a surprise in the bottom when you finish chugging down that cup of hot chocolate to keep you warm up in Winterfell.
What if Darth Vader had been evil, yet still managed to be a good father to Luke and Leia? I don’t think he would have had a hard time getting them to go to bed, he could have force choked them to sleep I think.
Gamers, wanna know when you’re going to get sick or have an emergency? Well now you can, thanks to software engineer Chris Gregori. Chris made Play Date, an online calendar that tracks the release date of video games.
If you’re a fan of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, then U-Mos check this out. Made by First 4 Figures, this 1:4 scale statue depicts Metroid protagonist Samus Aran in the Light Suit, a special armor that she acquires in the GameCube classic.
Being a child of the ’80s, I am a huge fan of the cheesy ’80s action flicks like Robocop. A LEGO geek going by Polywen has created an articulated Batman action figure out of LEGO bricks, but the blocky nature of the action figure makes me think of a mashup of Batman and Robocop.
This awesome throw cushion or pillow is fully operational and will soon be the ultimate power in the whole wide living room. It was created by Pops de milk and is crocheted into a perfect sphere of Imperial destruction.
We already have several ways to protect ourselves from mosquitoes, and even more are on the way. So why would something that only tells you that mosquitoes are around earn Google’s approval? Because that same device can help scientists find out the big picture about mosquitoes.