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Archive for November 2014

BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada

BioWare Headquarters in Google Maps: Shepard’s Favorite Studio in Canada
You can now take a peek at the house that Baldur and his gate built right from your browser. BioWare invited Google to make a virtual tour of its Edmonton office, the studio where classics such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect and Dragon Age were born.

Biodegradable Drone Made from a Fungus Self Destructs After a Crash

Biodegradable Drone Made from a Fungus Self Destructs After a Crash
Scientists from the NASA AMES Research Center and Stanford University are working on an interesting new drone that is designed to be biodegradable. The idea is that if the drone is on a mission watching someone on the down low and crashes, it will melt away into the environment.

Sushi Socks: No Right Way to Eat These

Sushi Socks: No Right Way to Eat These
As with many other aspects of their life, the Japanese have rules and traditions regarding gift wrapping. With that in mind, Sushi Socks serve as a fun peek into Japanese culture, beyond just their resemblance to the iconic food.

I Am Olaf Hoodie Lets You Build a Snowman Dressed Like a Snowman

I Am Olaf Hoodie Lets You Build a Snowman Dressed Like a Snowman
I am happy to say that Frozen fever has finally left my house. For a while after the movie first came out it was constantly playing and if I heard “Let it Go” one more time I would have let go of my sanity.

rHEALTH Diagnostic Device Identifies Diseases from a Drop of Blood: Handheld House

rHEALTH Diagnostic Device Identifies Diseases from a Drop of Blood: Handheld House
We’ve seen a rise in consumer health devices in recent years, but I’ve never been impressed with any of them. Until now. DNA Medical Institute Inc. (DMI) is in the advanced stages of developing a device that can check for “hundreds of diseases” from just a single drop of blood within minutes.

Make Your Own Star Wars Scarf

Make Your Own Star Wars Scarf
It’s that time of year when the weather here in the Northern Hemisphere gets as cold as Hoth. Be prepared with a warm and stylish scarf. You don’t want to have to slice open a tauntaun for warmth.

Star Trek Worf Hoodie Keeps You Warm and Hostile

Star Trek Worf Hoodie Keeps You Warm and Hostile
So you’re a Klingon who just earned himself a spot on the bridge of a Federation starship as the Chief of Security. What do you wear? This Star Trek Worf hoodie is a good choice.

3D Arcade Mug Achieves a High Caffeine Score

3D Arcade Mug Achieves a High Caffeine Score
As a child of the ’80s, I can remember spending a plethora of quarters in the arcade every chance I got. The one thing most of the games seemed to have in common was that joystick with the big red ball on the end.

Meditation Can Physically Change Your Cells, Sounds Like Magic to Me

Meditation Can Physically Change Your Cells, Sounds Like Magic to Me
Meditation is a good thing. We all know that, and most of us derive some pretty cool mental benefits from it. Taoists also say that if you’re really good at meditating you can physically change your own body, and that it’s rather useful.

Red Wine Milkshakes: Is Red Robin Is Tokin’ on Something Serious?

Red Wine Milkshakes: Is Red Robin Is Tokin’ on Something Serious?
There are a lot of things that should be made into milkshakes. Classics flavors like butterscotch and chocolate are always welcome, and I even once had a really, really good balsamic milkshake. It was made with real, syrupy, aged balsamic, not the imitation that you see in most grocery stores.

Firefly Collector’s Edition Yahtzee: Serenitzee!

Firefly Collector’s Edition Yahtzee: Serenitzee!
There has been a glut of collector’s edition Yahtzee games over the last few months. We have already seen a Plants vs Zombies edition and a Walking Dead edition. Now sci-fi geeks can get their own custom dice game with the Firefly Yahtzee edition.

Tokyoflash Kisai Satellite X & Satellite X Acetate: Rust Cohle’s Watches

Tokyoflash Kisai Satellite X & Satellite X Acetate: Rust Cohle’s Watches
Tokyoflash has a new batch of Kisai wristwatches. Naturally, the Satellite X and the Satellite X Acetate have odd eye-catching designs, but they’re actually easier to read compared to the company’s other watches. Both designs have three circles of LEDs.

Pizza Bedding Set: Sleep Beneath a Blanket of Cheese

Pizza Bedding Set: Sleep Beneath a Blanket of Cheese
Imagine sleeping under some melted cheese and pepperoni. Sleep inside the pizza while you dream of the pizza. I’m talking heaven here. They say you are what you eat, so you might as well sleep on what you eat too.

Alpinestars’ Airbag Motorcycle Jacket: Check out the Crash Test Videos

Alpinestars’ Airbag Motorcycle Jacket: Check out the Crash Test Videos
People in cars get a LOT of safety features that motorcyclists don’t have access to, like four-wheel traction control and a vehicle that doesn’t tip over without outside intervention. Airbags, however, are something that professional motorcycle racers have had for a few years now.

GameThing: A Laptop Stand That’s Also a Two-Player Arcade Controller

GameThing: A Laptop Stand That’s Also a Two-Player Arcade Controller
Arcade games are great fun not just because they’re solid games, but because they’re good at being social games. Just about everything is more fun with friends and beer, and Pac-Man is no exception. The problem is that arcades, especially ones with classic games, can be hard to come by, and trying to play on a keyboard just isn’t the same as having a nice big joystick and some clicky arcade buttons to jab at.

Fan-made Castlevania Board Game: Whips & Daggers

Fan-made Castlevania Board Game: Whips & Daggers
Last year Redditor Brandon aka XsimonbelmontX made a Fallout-themed Monopoly set as a birthday gift for his wife. He was so touched by the reception that he got online that he was motivated to make another board game.

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