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Archive for December 2015

Cthulhu Hippity Hop Ball Steals your Soul and Your Hops

Cthulhu Hippity Hop Ball Steals your Soul and Your Hops
I’ve never been fleet of foot and always lost the field day 100-yard dash races. I dominated field day Hippity Hop races though. I was a damned Hippity Hop riding savant. I once got half way done with a Hippity Hop race back in grade school before I hopped on my shoe and lost it.

Lightsaber Facebook Profile Pics Geek up Your Profile

Lightsaber Facebook Profile Pics Geek up Your Profile
With everything that has been going on around the world, we have seen some temporary profile pic tools on Facebook to show support for various causes. Lots of folks had a French flag over their profile pics after the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Guy Paints Awesome Mario Themed Room for a Friend

Guy Paints Awesome Mario Themed Room for a Friend
This room was made by a guy named Matt, who is a real life Mario Maker. He created it as a gift to a friend, which begs the question: Why don’t I have friends like Matt?

This LEGO Call of Duty Flamethrower Is on Fire

This LEGO Call of Duty Flamethrower Is on Fire
YouTuber ZaziNombies’s DIY LEGO flamethrower is pretty awesome. It is based on the “Purifier” flamethrower from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. It took him about 1,200 bricks to create and yes, it actually shoots flames.

Xbox One App Uses Kinect to Turn Your Living Room into a Dressing Room

Xbox One App Uses Kinect to Turn Your Living Room into a Dressing Room
E-commerce company Von Bismark might be giving Xbox One owners a good reason to dust off their Kinects. The company launched a new Xbox One shopping app called The Mall that features an augmented reality dressing room.

DIY Overhead PC Control Panel Makes Working Infinitely More Fun

DIY Overhead PC Control Panel Makes Working Infinitely More Fun
Redditor smashcuts made the simple act of opening his browser look cool by building an overhead control panel, which has tons of buttons, flip switches and LEDs. Smashcuts used a ton of wires and several USB controllers for the switches and an Arduino board for the LEDs.

Life-size Attack on Titan Sword Replica: Neck Scratcher

Life-size Attack on Titan Sword Replica: Neck Scratcher
Compared to other fictional weapons, the sword used by Attack on Titan‘s heroes isn’t that hard to replicate. But if you want to go straight to slashing with the Survey Corps, you can’t go wrong with ThinkGeek’s officially licensed replica.

Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone

Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone
Last week, I showed you guys a drone that had a flamethrower attached, and was cooking a turkey. That flame-throwing drone could just as easily be used to attack people or property. With that in mind, the Tokyo police have a plan to stop nefarious drones before they can cause problems.

DIY Raspberry Pi Light Painter: DotStar Pi Painter

DIY Raspberry Pi Light Painter: DotStar Pi Painter
Experienced makers looking for a flash of inspiration for their next project should check out the latest guide from Adafruit’s Philip Burgess. He shows us how to make the DotStar Pi, a large light painter made with the Raspberry Pi and Adafruit’s DotStar LED strip.

Walking AT-AT Project Makes Childhood Dreams Come True

Walking AT-AT Project Makes Childhood Dreams Come True
I’m sure we all have these random childhood memories of events that happened that weren’t particularly important or scary, but we still remember them with incredible clarity decades later. One of those random memories for me was going over to my cousin’s house back in the early ’80s and finding out he had just got one of those massive AT-AT walker toys as a gift.

Life-size Metal Gear Solid V Venom Snake Bionic Arm Will Punish Your Wallet

Life-size Metal Gear Solid V Venom Snake Bionic Arm Will Punish Your Wallet
Earlier this year Konami released a limited edition bundle for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain that came with a 1:1 scale replica of Venom Snake’s bionic arm. That bundle was officially released only in Japan, but it appears Konami has authorized Sentinel, the company who made the arm replica, to sell the collectible as a standalone item.

First V1sion Wearable Broadcast Camera: Chest’s Eye View

First V1sion Wearable Broadcast Camera: Chest’s Eye View
Action cameras are already a hit with both professionals and amateurs, but they still have a ton of untapped potential, with live broadcast being one of its biggest applications. For example, earlier this year the NHL announced that it will be equipping its players with GoPros.

Work out at Your Desk with the Office Gym

Work out at Your Desk with the Office Gym
The one thing that sucks about having a desk job is that you don’t get to move around as much as other people. This can lead to a loss of muscle and having a spare tire around your mid-section, as well as other things.

Open the Master Lock Bluetooth Padlock with Your Smartphone

Open the Master Lock Bluetooth Padlock with Your Smartphone
The padlock doesn’t seem like a device that needs much of an upgrade, but it is getting one anyway to bring it into the modern age. Master Lock’s smart Bluetooth padlocks are just as easy to use as the classic versions.

The Force Awakens BB-8 Cake (BB-Ate)

The Force Awakens BB-8 Cake (BB-Ate)
After so many years, who would have thought that they could create a droid that would capture our hearts like R2-D2 did so many year ago? Well, they have. BB-8 is everyone’s favorite droid right now, and we should celebrate with some cake.

Review: ESCORT Max 360 Radar/Laser Detector

Review: ESCORT Max 360 Radar/Laser Detector
This post brought to you by Escort Radar + Laser Detectors. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Technabob. For years, I’ve been on a quest for a radar detector that’s accurate enough to protect me from tickets on both highway and city roads, but that won’t constantly go off from every garage door opener.

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