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Archive for December 2014

Naughty or Nice, Give Them Lumps of Chocolate Coal

Naughty or Nice, Give Them Lumps of Chocolate Coal
Do you know a kid who has been bad this year? Well, you could always teach them a lesson and give them some coal in their stocking. Have your camera ready because they will probably cry – and the internet lives for children’s tears on Christmas morning.

5-year-old Girl’s Take on Slave Leia is ADORABLE

5-year-old Girl’s Take on Slave Leia is ADORABLE
If you don’t have kids, then it might be hard to appreciate exactly how hilariously insightful they can be at times. Take this little five-year-old British girl talking with her father about the merits of the outfit that Princess Leia wore in that famous Jabba the Hutt scene.

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band
Earlier this year we saw a Netflix and Fitbit hack that pauses the video when the viewer falls asleep. Virgin Media’s KipstR wristband is a very similar device, but it works with TiVo instead of Netflix.

Outcast Odyssey Trading Card Game Art Contest: Level Up Your Exposure

Outcast Odyssey Trading Card Game Art Contest: Level Up Your Exposure
Illustrators and other visual artists: want to end your year with a dream and possibly start 2015 with an opportunity? Check out the Outcast Odyssey Card Master Challenge, an art contest by Bandai Namco and DeviantArt.

PS4 Streaming to PC via Android Remote Play: A 21st Century Title

PS4 Streaming to PC via Android Remote Play: A 21st Century Title
A few months ago we talked about how the PlayStation 4’s Remote Play feature – which is officially exclusive to the PS Vita and the Z3 mobile devices – might be modified so that it can be used on any Android 4.0+ device.

Double Amputee Now Has Choice: Cyborg Superhero or Cyborg Supervillain?

Double Amputee Now Has Choice: Cyborg Superhero or Cyborg Supervillain?
Les Baugh lost both of his arms in an electrical accident, and I’m pretty sure that sucked far, far more than I can imagine. While they can never replace what he lost, he’s now been outfitted with a pair of really badass cyborg arms from the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Batman Panties: The Underwear Gotham Deserves

Batman Panties: The Underwear Gotham Deserves
Graffiti has very much graduated from petty vandalism to art in many circles; there are now professional graffiti artists, because graffiti is cool. Graffiti is still not as cool as either Batman or pretty ladies in their underwear, so I’m going to view this as a very well calculated partnership on graffiti’s part.

‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours

‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours
It’s ironic how you seem to run out of battery when you need your phone the most. Don’t fret if you’ve got the Hotel My Phone app installed on your phone, though. Just borrow the phone of a friend, install the app, and sign into your account.

Lord of the Rings Gingerbread Barad-dûr: Gingerbarad House

Lord of the Rings Gingerbread Barad-dûr: Gingerbarad House
We’ve seen Sauron’s headquarters as a tasty cake. Here it is as a gingerbread house tower. According to Turkulainen, Jarno Koivula and his friend Roy made the menacing model using about 30lb. of gingerbread. Jarno and Roy made the tasty tower a gingerbread house making competition, which awarded the two as the winners.

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler
Traveling is all about having fun, touring, and shopping until it’s time to pack up and go home. It’s then that you have to deal with the hassle of cramming all those souvenirs you bought into your little ol’ suitcase.

Wicked Lasers Star Wars Crossguard Laser Concept: The Insanity Awakens

Wicked Lasers Star Wars Crossguard Laser Concept: The Insanity Awakens
Wicked Lasers is known for creating crazy powerful consumer lasers, but there are some lines that even the company wouldn’t cross. But they’re going to help anyone crazy enough to realize its idea. It’s a concept for a laser-based replica of the crossguard lightsaber from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Batman Cowl Replica Doubles as Coolest Lamp Ever

Batman Cowl Replica Doubles as Coolest Lamp Ever
This is a Batman cowl replica like you have never seen before. It’s a 1:1 scale copy of Bruce Wayne’s head that actually lights up. So it is a bust and a lamp, making it a very weird, yet very cool collectible.

Shoulder Bike Was Meant to Be Carried on Your Shoulders

Shoulder Bike Was Meant to Be Carried on Your Shoulders
If you can’t get the hang of bike share programs because you can’t seem to return them on time, then maybe you might want to check out the Shoulder Bike. It features a neat design that makes the bike easier to carry or transport, specially if you’re walking on a crowded sidewalk.

Toot Goes the Doorbell: Pneumatic Train Whistle for the Porch

Toot Goes the Doorbell: Pneumatic Train Whistle for the Porch
What’s something that you wanted as a kid, but never got to have? The list might be long, and the reasons are many: it didn’t exist; your parents wouldn’t allow it; you didn’t have enough cash; and so on and so forth.

Toynami Retro Godzilla Action Figure: Flying Fist of Fury

Toynami Retro Godzilla Action Figure: Flying Fist of Fury
If you liked the Shogun toys from the 1970s you’ll love this new Godzilla action figure from toy company Toynami. They have announced a retro Shogun Warriors Godzilla action figure that is based on the original giant toy licensed by Mattel during the late 1970s.

Geeky Jerseys: Cross-Clique Clothing

Geeky Jerseys: Cross-Clique Clothing
We’ve featured Dave Delisle’s geeky hockey jerseys a couple of times. It turns out he’s spun off his designs into a separate store, which he simply named Geeky Jerseys. The store sells limited edition hockey or baseball jerseys with themes inspired by video games, movies and tv shows.

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