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Archive for December 2015

Life on the Road at TownePlace Suites by Marriott

Life on the Road at TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Every day, I search high and low for the latest gadgets, games, gizmos and generally cool stuff. My job is a lot of fun, but I’m also on the road a lot. Being away from home for extended periods, the best thing I can hope for is a place to stay that feels like home, and won’t break the bank.

Darth Vader Cat Has a Lightsaber Battle

Darth Vader Cat Has a Lightsaber Battle
This video is purr-fect. Does your cat wear a Darth Vader helmet so that it can challenge you to a lightsaber duel when you come home from work? This one does. This is why you can’t let your cat watch Star Wars.

Strawberry Shortcake Potato Chips Hit Japan

Strawberry Shortcake Potato Chips Hit Japan
Japan doesn’t have a strangle hold on weird snacks, Lay’s has some oddly flavored chips here in the U.S. as well. However, Japan does have snack oddities like the gold leaf Kit Kat bar, and now Japanese snackers can get potato chips that taste like dessert.

Have Yourself a Very Chemistry Christmas

Have Yourself a Very Chemistry Christmas
Each Halloween, we see all sorts of cool carved pumpkins, but we rarely see any Christmas trees that aren’t real or faux trees. This year we have run across a couple interesting “chemis-trees.” These have the look of a Christmas tree, but they are made using beakers, tubes, and cylinders that are attached to a pole by beaker holders.

Prototype Bandage Glows under UV Light When it Detects Harmful Bacteria

Prototype Bandage Glows under UV Light When it Detects Harmful Bacteria
The smart man knows a bandage only hides his wounds. And University of Bath Professor Toby Jenkins is a very smart man. That’s why he and his colleagues from various UK universities and hospitals are working on a bandage that glows under ultraviolet light when exposed to toxins produced by pathogenic bacteria.

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library
This is the book that old school Nintendo fans have been waiting for. The Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library is a 450-page hardcover book that is your guide to over 750 8-bit Nintendo games that were released between 1985-1995!

DIY Death Star Laser Array Model: The Ultimate Power in the Living Room

DIY Death Star Laser Array Model: The Ultimate Power in the Living Room
Laser enthusiast Patrick Priebe rides on the Star Wars hype train by making a much smaller version of the Death Star’s superlaser. It may not be able to destroy planets, but it probably could blind a Rebel or two.

A Chart of Every LEGO Color

A Chart of Every LEGO Color
Growing up, it always seemed that the LEGO bricks I had were white, yellow, red, green, or blue. As my daughter got older and started to play with some of the sets aimed at little girls, a bunch of pink bricks ended up around my house and under my toes.

The Witcher 3 Mod Replaces Combat with Gwent: Yugi of Rivia

The Witcher 3 Mod Replaces Combat with Gwent: Yugi of Rivia
Here’s a literal game-changing mod for those who are addicted to The Witcher 3‘s card game. Nexus member DickDangerJustice is working on Hearts of Card, a mod that turns all physical combat in The Witcher 3 into Gwent battles.

Squirrel in Underpants Christmas Ornament

Squirrel in Underpants Christmas Ornament
I’m looking at my Christmas tree right now, so when I saw this Squirrel in Underpants ornament, I realized that my life was not complete. And neither was my tree. We need more squirrels in underpants, people.

Star Wars Planetary Glassware Set: That’s No Tumbler!

Star Wars Planetary Glassware Set: That’s No Tumbler!
Growing up, I had this set of Star Wars glasses that I got from Burger King or somewhere. They were awesome and were all I drank out of. Unfortunately, having a brother meant that he eventually broke them all.

DIY Metal Gear Solid V Chopper Photo Wall: Fulton Album

DIY Metal Gear Solid V Chopper Photo Wall: Fulton Album
Redditor NoPlaceForHideo let the legend come back to life by printing some of the photos in Venom Snake’s Aerial Command Center and arranging them on his wall. Don’t scatter your sorrow to the heartless sea. Print the high res photos from these Imgur albums so you’ll always remember this crazy cast.

Pizzception: Pizza Slices Topped with Tiny Pizza Slices

Pizzception: Pizza Slices Topped with Tiny Pizza Slices
Pizza. Food of the Gods. It doesn’t get any better than a piping hot slice of pizza. Or does it? Yes, it does, my friends. Vinnie’s Pizzeria in Brooklyn, New York has ushered in a new and better era as they have started offering Mini Vinnie pizzas.

Surf Old Web Pages on Emulated Old Browsers: OldWeb.today

Surf Old Web Pages on Emulated Old Browsers: OldWeb.today
Websites like the Internet Archive let you check out old web pages, even ones that no longer exist. But if you want to get a more authentic classic browsing experience, you should check out OldWeb.today. Made by Ilya Kremer, OldWeb.today

LEGO Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Concept: Play Mode

LEGO Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Concept: Play Mode
Instead of Robin, the Batmobile is the Dark Knight’s sidekick in the Arkham series finale. The degree to which it fits in the series’ gameplay is debatable, but what we can’t deny is that it looks cool.

Fleye Drone Hides Moving Parts in its Shell: UAV Protection

Fleye Drone Hides Moving Parts in its Shell: UAV Protection
Even though consumer UAVs are becoming smarter and easier to use, they can still cause physical harm. Just last month a baby lost one of his eyes because he was accidentally hit by a quadcopter’s propeller.

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