Australian cake shop Cara Mia Cake made this realistic life-size NES cake for Vanessa and Chris Harding’s wedding. Instead of plastic and metal the chocolate cake is “filled with a cookies and cream white chocolate ganache.”
There are hundreds of ways that you can cook bacon. Some of them are more fun than others. Dustin Ellermann likes to cook bacon on his Gemtech TREK 5.56mm suppressor after firing about 90 rounds out of his M16 rifle.
I never saw Harley Quinn in the Batman cartoons that I watched growing up. At least not that I recall. These days, she gets plenty of attention in the Batman universe. I get the impression that she and The Joker have something going on sort of like Batman and Catwoman.
Writer Justin Hook has come up with the 21st century version of Family Feud. His free browser game Google Feud taps into Google’s Autocomplete results. You’re given the first part of a Google search then you’ll guess its top 10 complete phrases.
Skyrim mods can be awesome and there are a ton that have been created. Everything from Thomas the Tank Engine and Super Mario to Randy “Macho Man” Savage have found their way into the PC version of the game.
Japanese company No New Folk are working on Orphe, a pair of shoes for performers. Each shoe has 100 individually controlled LEDs, an ARM Cortex microprocessor, a Bluetooth chip and a motion sensor that can be used to control another device with the wearer’s movements.
Kegan Holtzhausen’s custom modular controller for Kerbal Space Program has his fellow Kerbalnauts over the Mun. He calls it the Psimax CS40 Telemetric Joystick. Adjust your pocket rocket’s pitch and read on.
Kegan used a Retex Abox enclosure to house the controller’s modules and then 3D printed the top plates.
It’s been at least 10 years since I had a VHS player in the house, if not longer. Between DVD, then Blu-ray and digital downloads and streaming, the idea of using clunky old magnetic tapes seems totally antiquated now.
Soon after I featured the Trickey modular mini keyboard, commenter FrogmanTM pointed me to X-Keys. Made by Michigan-based P.I. Engineering, X-keys are also programmable keyboards. While they’re not modular like Trickey, they appear to provide more bang for your buck.
The New Nintendo 3DS’ face buttons were inspired by the Super Famicom controller. Etsy shop Epic Pal Designs must have thought, “Why stop there?”, and made this cool set of SNES decals for the handheld.
The set consists of a decal for the buttons, the top screen, the lid and the rear cover.
Alex Pring now has one heck of a story to tell his friends. Not only did the 7-year old meet Iron Man, the Avenger met him to deliver his robotic arm. Alex was born with a partially formed right arm, but now he has the opportunity to upgrade it and make it look like all sorts of things.
We’ve seen how you can make TIE Interceptor and Millenium Falcon remote-controlled multicopters. Adam Woodworth also made a Star Wars-themed quadcopter, but instead of building its body from scratch he modified a speeder bike action figure.
This Chibi Predator figure is awesome. It is the Hybrid Metal Figuration Scar Predator Figure from Herocross. He’s also pretty gosh darn adorable. This guy measures 5.5″ tall and is made of metallic alloys and plastic.