… and if you didn’t get that reference, this is probably not for you. Video game merchandise store Fangamer is raising funds on Kickstarter for You Are Now EarthBound, a collection of artworks made by and for EarthBound fans.
You know I haven’t played a Nintendo game since the original Wii was around. I just found the games to be lacking. However, this news has me actually considering buying a Wii U. Basically Nintendo has an Excitebike track in an upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC pack.
Looking for a geeky twist for your Halloween decorations? Michal Janyst is onto something. He used two 8×8 LED modules and an Arduino Nano to give his jack-o’-lantern a pair of animated eyes.
Here’s Michal’s crazy-eyed pumpkin:
Ride a broom to Michal’s blog for the parts list, schematics and links to the software and code you need to emulate his hack.
We all know that Marvel flicks are making enough money at the box office that they will keep coming like the Hulk on a caffeine bender. Marvel has now unveiled its plans for movies for the next several years and fans will be very excited.
I think we all know coasters are annoying. It really doesn’t matter how close to your drink the coaster is, we still don’t want to use them. If you have a pack of geeks that frequent your home, you might want to stock up on these Building Brick Coaster Sets, that I think might actually get used.
Remember the old days when you played Atari’s Pong console? That was all that the console played, and we loved hitting that square shaped ball back and forth. We just didn’t know any better. It seems so slow now.
LEGO building sets based on the popular game Minecraft are nothing new. We have seen Minecraft themed sets come from LEGO in the past, including some sets sized for your minifigs. LEGO has now unveiled a new Minecraft set that is simply called the Crafting Box.
In Steampunk Rally‘s version of history, Nikola Tesla was a vengeful lunatic hell-bent on defeating his rivals with a terrifying machine in a race across the Alps. It wasn’t just fast, it was also equipped with things like a death ray (of course) and an earthquake transducer.
J. M. De Cristofaro aka Johngineer must be having a great week. He recently shared his custom made wristwatch, the ChronodeVFD, and its simple yet eye-catching design has earned the approval of the Internet, including no less than the cyberpunk lord William Gibson.
Firaxis Games is the developer behind Sid Meier’s Civilization III up to its most recent release, Civilization Beyond Earth. For the latter’s launch party, the studio asked employee Andy Clarke to create LEGO replicas of the game’s Worker unit.
3D printing has delivered some really cool new things. Toys, prosthetic limbs, all kinds of stuff, but nothing as awesome as this T-Rex showerhead. In the shower no one can hear you scream as you clean.
Despite its creepy name, Dev Joshi’s invention isn’t a Halloween prop. The Headless Ghost is a niche peripheral that tricks a computer into thinking that a display is plugged into it. It’s for people who remotely connect into headless machines, i.e.
The Rosetta probe launched by the ESA spent hundreds of days sleeping and zipping through space to reach its comet destination known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Among the instruments on the probe are some spectrometers that have been working hard to figure out what sort of molecules are wafting off the comet into space.