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Archive for October 2015

Moonwalk Pumpkin is the Most Awesome Jack-o-Lantern

Moonwalk Pumpkin is the Most Awesome Jack-o-Lantern
There are many different ways to carve a pumpkin for Halloween. You can actually cut into it old school style and carve your own face. Those not wanting to mess with gross guts can simply paint the pumpkin, or use those plastic parts you ram into the sides of the pumpkin Mr.

Horned Lizard Rides Robot, Kills Enemies Dead

Horned Lizard Rides Robot, Kills Enemies Dead
This may just be the coolest video you see all day. It also may be a glimpse into our robotic future, in which lizards ride and control robots, killing everything in sight. It is as cute as it is terrifying.

The Doors “Break on Through” Performed on Old Computer Hardware

The Doors “Break on Through” Performed on Old Computer Hardware
The Doors were light years ahead of their time. They made some of the best music ever. But how would their music sound when performed on old school computer hardware? You are about to find out.

Fabric Clothing Make Dressing up LEGO Minifigs a Snap

Fabric Clothing Make Dressing up LEGO Minifigs a Snap
Korean accessory shop Leese Design is branching out from making iPhone cases with an apparel line for minifigs. Its LEGO Mini Clothes are made of washable fabric and come in a variety of designs. They’re not as detailed as action figure clothes though.

Malcolm in the Middle Gets a Video Game

Malcolm in the Middle Gets a Video Game
Malcolm in the Middle was always such a great TV show. It offered the right blend of quirkiness, cynicism and wit to get me laughing week after week. Though one thing I never thought I’d see was a Malcolm in the Middle video game.

LED Bulbs with 3D Printed Skyscraper Shades: Stalaclights & Huddle

LED Bulbs with 3D Printed Skyscraper Shades: Stalaclights & Huddle
One of the advantages of LED bulbs over incandescent ones is that they generate significantly less heat. Product designer David Graas capitalized on that benefit by creating lamps with 3D printed “bulbshades”, which are diffusers that sit directly on the LED bulb.

Street Fighter Hadoken Plush: Fluffball

Street Fighter Hadoken Plush: Fluffball
Add a legendary projectile to your pillow fights with Multiverse Studios’ officially licensed Street Fighter Hadoken Plush Ball. The 9″x 14″ plush is based on Ryu’s version of the Hadoken. Or a yeti’s poop. Finally, a Hadoken weaker than Dan’s Gadoken.

LEGO Destiny Telesto Rifle: Unplanned Rebrick

LEGO Destiny Telesto Rifle: Unplanned Rebrick
Master LEGO MOCer ZaziNombies made a nearly life-size model of Telesto, one of the exotic weapons that you can get in Destiny‘s newest expansion, The Taken King. ZaziNombies didn’t need to farm for purple engrams, but like most MOCs he had to get creative with many of the rifle’s 650 LEGO pieces, such as using a purple windshield for the holoscope and whips for the cables.

Covalence Board Game Lets Chemistry Nerds Dominate

Covalence Board Game Lets Chemistry Nerds Dominate
There are more board and card games out there than you can shake a stick at. Some of them are cool and mainstream, others are obscure and nerdy. A new game is on Kickstarter now seeking funding and if you love chemistry, you want to buy it.

Burner Adds Web Services to Extra Phone Numbers: Disposable Yet Indispensable

Burner Adds Web Services to Extra Phone Numbers: Disposable Yet Indispensable
Since launching in 2012, Burner has become a very popular app, and for good reason. It lets you purchase disposable phone numbers, handy for both business and pleasure. But a major update to its iOS app makes it go beyond protecting your privacy.

R2-D2 Gets Pumped up: Swole2-D2

R2-D2 Gets Pumped up: Swole2-D2
Do you think R2-D2 gets mad that everyone writes him off as a little guy and makes him stay behind? Sure he saves the day a lot, but I bet he would rather be in the thick of it fighting with his friends.

The Joker Nendoroid: Bad Smile Company

The Joker Nendoroid: Bad Smile Company
Heath Ledger’s the Joker from The Dark Knight becomes the first live action movie villain to have a Nendoroid figure, single handedly tipping the toy line’s scale from cute to creepy. This Joker is also two-faced: one face has a glaring expression and the other has a chilling smile.

Hellboy and Darth Maul Cosplay Mashup: Sithboy

Hellboy and Darth Maul Cosplay Mashup: Sithboy
I’ve always thought that Darth Maul was a bit lame. I’m sorry. He just seemed half-finished and you couldn’t really root for the guy or against him. He was just kind meh, IMO. But mix him up with Hellboy?

Doctor Who TARDIS Backpack: Time and Space on Your Back

Doctor Who TARDIS Backpack: Time and Space on Your Back
While it’s not quite as cool as this one, this Doctor Who TARDIS Backpack holds a library inside, just like the real thing. Assuming you put your school books in it, that is. Most Time Lords step inside of their TARDIS, but you will be unique because you can wear yours.

Vizio Announces Pricing for Reference Series Displays with Dolby Vision HDR Capability

Vizio Announces Pricing for Reference Series Displays with Dolby Vision HDR Capability
It’s been almost two years since I first saw Vizio’s incredibly impressive Reference Series displays. To be honest, when I saw the early prototypes, I thought they had the best picture I’ve ever seen on a display, ever.

RC Flying Origami Crane: Papaircraft

RC Flying Origami Crane: Papaircraft
Electronics maker Rohm Semiconductor entertained attendees of this year’s CEATEC with flying origami cranes. Rohm made the cranes to promote its new microcontroller, the Lazurite Fly. Aside from its paper body and the Lazurite Fly, the Orizuru crane has a carbon tube skeleton, 3D printed nylon motors, a radio receiver and a battery that lasts up to five minutes per charge.

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