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Archive for December 2014

Immune Defense Is a Much Geekier Take on the Tower Defense Genre

Immune Defense Is a Much Geekier Take on the Tower Defense Genre
“Imagine a tower defense game where the tower is alive and moving. Imagine enemies that change not just their shape but their very chemical composition to overcome defenses. Imagine facing an enemy so numerous that they grow exponentially before it can even be estimated how many there are.” 

Cthulhumas Wreath: R’lyeh Christmas

Cthulhumas Wreath: R’lyeh Christmas
Geyser of Awesome co-editor Maika Keuben is a huge Cthulhu fan, so come December she adds a maddening twist to her Holiday decorations. Aside from putting together her ever evolving Cthulhumas tree, Maika also made a Cthulhumas wreath.

Chewbacca Star Wars Journals: It’s Hard to Write with Your Arms Ripped off

Chewbacca Star Wars Journals: It’s Hard to Write with Your Arms Ripped off
Don’t worry, no Wookiees were harmed in the making of these journals. Well, maybe their pride, a little. Although if any company ever had the power enslave and harvest Wookiee fur, it would be Disney. I’m pretty sure they are fine.

MoMA Buys First 3D Printed Kinematics Dress

MoMA Buys First 3D Printed Kinematics Dress
Nervous System, a company specializing in new methods of creating 3D shapes for printing, just showed off a new product using its fledgling Kinematics system. Kinematics’ web app translates 3D models into flexible sheets made up of interlocking, hinged triangles.

Guy Gets 203 Simpsons Characters Tattooed on His Back, One of Them Says “Ha-ha!”

Guy Gets 203 Simpsons Characters Tattooed on His Back, One of Them Says “Ha-ha!”
Some people will go to great lengths to show their love for their favorite show and to get into the record books. Michael Baxter, 60, is a grandfather and a prison warden in Barwon, Australia. He hopes to win a Guinness World Record now that he has 203 characters that have appeared on The Simpsons tattooed on his back.

Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled

Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled
A new lighting system on Kickstarter is going to make decorating Christmas trees much easier. Called Aura, it consists of LED balls that are powered wirelessly by an electromagnetic transmitter, which fits inside or at the base of a Christmas tree.

Minecraft Maps Replicate Four Classic PlayStation Games in Awesome Detail

Minecraft Maps Replicate Four Classic PlayStation Games in Awesome Detail
Since Minecraft launched, we have seen some very awesome maps made in the game by geeks with a lot of time on their hands. Four new maps have been made in the game that celebrate some of the coolest games on the PlayStation consoles.

Star Wars Stuffed Animals Keep You Warm at Night

Star Wars Stuffed Animals Keep You Warm at Night
We have seen plenty of plush toys from the Star Wars universe. The last time we talked Star Wars stuffed items,said stuffies were of spacecraft from the movies. This time out we get actual stuffed animals, assuming Jabba the Hutt is some sort of an animal.

Pyro Fireshooter Lets You Shoot Fireballs out of Your Hands

Pyro Fireshooter Lets You Shoot Fireballs out of Your Hands
I grew up hearing the words “Incantus pulcher imperium” and seeing a little 2D sprite launch a fireball at Irenicus or some hobgoblins or Sarevok shortly afterwards. As a result, I really, really wish I could do that.

LEGO R2-D2 and C-3PO Bracelets: The Blocks You’re Looking for

LEGO R2-D2 and C-3PO Bracelets: The Blocks You’re Looking for
These LEGO R2-D2 and C-3PO bracelets from Mermaid Says Julia are perfect for BFFs. Especially if one of you is all proper and British, while the other beeps a lot and tells his buddy to shut up.

Smart Kapp Screencasting Whiteboard: You Get a Note! You Get a Note! Everybody Gets a Note!

Smart Kapp Screencasting Whiteboard: You Get a Note! You Get a Note! Everybody Gets a Note!
Last October, we talked about WriteBoard, a concept for a touchscreen display that can stream its screen to mobile devices. Its fundraiser is a complete flop, but if you were hoping for such a device check out Smart Kapp.

Pitendo Is a Pint-sized Nintendo Emulator

Pitendo Is a Pint-sized Nintendo Emulator
The NES is already fairly portable if you don’t mind sticking it in a backpack and going over to a friend’s house to play some classic Super Mario Bros., but if that isn’t small enough for you, you could try this Pitendo.

Polyhedral Dice Jewelry & Accessories: Roll for Derivative

Polyhedral Dice Jewelry & Accessories: Roll for Derivative
Turn yourself into a walking dice bag with Etsy shop Mage Studio’s beautiful jewelry and accessories. The shop gets dice in various shapes and designs and incorporates them into rings, earrings, necklaces, cufflinks and more. The kanji dice are beautiful.

Pong for Pedestrians Now a Real Device: Why Did the Chicken Not Cross the Street?

Pong for Pedestrians Now a Real Device: Why Did the Chicken Not Cross the Street?
Back in 2012 we found out about StreetPong, a concept for a fun way to encourage pedestrians to wait for the Walk sign to go off before crossing a street. Sandro Engel, Amelie Künzler and Holger Michel came up with the idea.

Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap

Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap
There are a bunch of drones on the market today that have video cameras inside them. The thing most of those drones have in common is a high purchase price. A new drone is on Indiegogo right now and it is surprisingly cheap for a video drone – and it’s made out of a very cool material.

Deadpool Movie Is on, Ryan Reynolds Confirms!

Deadpool Movie Is on, Ryan Reynolds Confirms!
Yep, I am a sucker or superhero movies. I like almost all of them, though the standalone Hulk movies did stretch my limits. One of the characters I liked in some of the other Marvel films was Deadpool and I thought Ryan Reynolds did the character proud, talking and hacking his way through bad guys with swords.

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