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Archive for May 2015

Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!

Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!
If you ask me, greeting cards are not fun to give or receive. The only time any of us really like to get them is when they have money in them. Greeting cards are also expensive with a nice card costing nearly $5 these days for something you know will get tossed in the trash shortly after it’s given.

Captain America: Backpack of Shield

Captain America: Backpack of Shield
Back in the day, I watched a Captain America TV show and I don’t recall Captain America being cheesy in that show. I’m not a big fan of Steve Rogers in today’s Avengers for some reason, I guess he seems a bit cheesy to me and doesn’t fit with the kick-ass nature of the rest of the team.
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This Cross Bladed Axe Splits Wood Fast

This Cross Bladed Axe Splits Wood Fast
When you think about how long the axe has been around, it’s really amazing that no one has thought of this before – at least that I’m aware of. This invention makes the axe twice as effective and efficient at chopping wood.

LEGO Millenium Falcon Interior: LTV Cribs

LEGO Millenium Falcon Interior: LTV Cribs
A group of Singaporean LEGO enthusiasts called Titan Creations built this awesome minifig-scale model of the Millenium Falcon with its interior exposed. The group built it for Legoland Malaysia’s Star Wars Day event. The model measures 110cm x 85cm (approx.

Retro Engraved Aluminum Video Game Coasters

Retro Engraved Aluminum Video Game Coasters
These retro video game coasters are engraved in aluminum and perfect for your counter top. They will remind you of the old days, when a high score meant everything and you were robbed of all your quarters to get that honor.

Better Re Turns Used Phone Batteries into Battery Packs: Power Cycle

Better Re Turns Used Phone Batteries into Battery Packs: Power Cycle
Enlighten Today is working on the smartphone battery equivalent of hard drive enclosures. The Better Re is a housing that turns used phone batteries into external battery packs. Not only does this reduce waste and make the most out of what would otherwise be hazardous waste materials, it also means you have an expandable battery pack that could last a lifetime.

R2-D2 VW Bus: The Van You’re Looking for

R2-D2 VW Bus: The Van You’re Looking for
When you need to smuggle Death Star plans to your Rebel friends, there is no better way than to use a Volkswagen R2 unit. Not only are you smuggling plans for the rebellion, but also… road trip!

Starcraft Jim Raynor Action Figure is 16-inches of Articulated Awesome

Starcraft Jim Raynor Action Figure is 16-inches of Articulated Awesome
Sideshow Collectibles has rolled out another of its incredibly detailed and massive action figures and this time Starcraft fans will be very excited. What you see here is a massive 1/6th scale action figure of Jim Raynor that is made from 525 individually engineered pieces.

DIY R/C Millenium Falcon Mk. II: Return of the Smuggler

DIY R/C Millenium Falcon Mk. II: Return of the Smuggler
A few months ago, we checked out Redditor Olivier-FR’s Millenium Falcon and TIE Interceptor quadcopters. Since then’s he’s made a few more Star Wars-themed skins for his quadcopters, including an Imperial Star Destroyer, a Snowspeeder and now a bigger version of the Millenium Falcon.

Gaming Cartridge Flasks: Drunk Hunt

Gaming Cartridge Flasks: Drunk Hunt
Way back in 2013, we talked a bit about some gaming cartridge flasks that were on Kickstarter seeking the money to come to market. Like many projects on Kickstarter, we promptly stopped following it once it raised the money it needed.

Jar Jar Binks in Every Scene of New Star Wars Trailer: Meesa Ruina Yousa Trailera

Jar Jar Binks in Every Scene of New Star Wars Trailer: Meesa Ruina Yousa Trailera
If all of the Star Wars geeks out there had to get together and choose the character they hate most, I’d wager Jar Jar Binks would win by a landslide. The annoying and accident-prone character is one that many have hoped to see Vader Force-crush.

Star Wars Scenes Each Made from a Single Sheet of Paper: Cut Scene

Star Wars Scenes Each Made from a Single Sheet of Paper: Cut Scene
Marc Hagan-Guirey aka Paper Dandy specializes in kirigami, a variation of origami that allows for cutting paper as opposed to just folding it. Marc and his skills became well known when his haunted house kirigami went viral back in 2012. 

Iron Man Magnetic Charging Station: Attractor Technology

Iron Man Magnetic Charging Station: Attractor Technology
Charge your legion of mobile devices the Tony Brando Stark way with the Iron Man 3 Maghub Charging Station. Its cables work like Apple’s MagSafe cables. If you pick up your device while it’s connected to the charging station, the cable will safely snap off from the hub’s magnetic connectors.

The Arctican Keeps Drinks Arctic Cold

The Arctican Keeps Drinks Arctic Cold
The Artican seems like the best hardcore way to keep canned drinks cold. It features two layers of vacuum-insulated steel and an ice-filled “cooling core” that screws into the bottom. The result is that it will keep your 12 oz.

3D Printing and Ultrasound Help Blind Pregnant Moms Touch Their Unborn Babies

3D Printing and Ultrasound Help Blind Pregnant Moms Touch Their Unborn Babies
Here’s a pair of wonderful stories that were made possible with the help of 3D printing. As part of its new ad campaign in Brazil, diaper brand Huggies helped two blind expectant mothers “see” their unborn children by printing 3D models of the babies based on their ultrasound scans.

Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes

Westeros Google Map Poster Needs Walking, Horseback and Hodor Routes
Hey Google, here’s a great April Fools’ Day idea for next year. Redditor selvag depicted A Song of Ice and Fire‘s place not to be in the style of Google Maps. Westeros’ and part of Essos’ major regions, roads and other landmarks are clearly indicated on the map.
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