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Here is the Beer Pong upgrade that you didn’t know you needed. Think of it as a structural engineering improvement for the game. Hexcups are way better than regular beer cups. That hexagonal shape makes them harder to crush for one thing, so they last longer.
Look at the image below. You are forgiven if you thought that was an image from the original Star Trek set. It’s actually a playset that awesome dad David Weiberg built for his 8-year-old son. The mostly wooden model is scaled perfectly with all of the original shapes and colors.
Have you ever wondered what is going to replace the likes of Siri, Cortana, and Alexa? You may be looking at their next logical stage – this holographic digital home assistant.
Japanese startup vinclu Inc. is showing off a concept video for a holographic assistant called Gatebox.
Look at these images. They are so weird. They are birds with human-like butts and toes with guns. It looks like some sort of deranged FPS lost its main characters. It’s almost like Howard the Duck decided to get some revenge for all those bad movie reviews.
When my son was a baby, he was the messiest eater on the planet. He couldn’t control his arms and legs well enough to walk yet, nor could he reach around the edges of his high chair, yet somehow me managed to get food all over the walls.
A couple of weeks ago we checked out a drone designed to carry a person across considerable distances. The Megacopter had a more modest goal, but it’s already accomplished it.
Built by Henning Pedersen and students from the University of Oslo, the Megacopter recently won the Guinness World Record title for “Heaviest payload lifted by a remote-controlled multicopter” by lifting 134lb and 7.6oz (excluding its weight).
Instructables employee DJ aka Aleator777 – the genius behind the Apple II and retro phone watches – recently promoted the Intel Edison by creating the Miniature Autonomous Blimp. This brainy balloon can stay afloat and avoid obstacles on its own.
Turn yourself into an SD character effortlessly with Takara Tomy’s Dodeca Head. It’s a series of oversized inflatable helmets in a variety of styles. There’s a samurai, a geisha, a knight and a girl with pig tails.
Some artists work in clay, some in paint, but I think the ones that work in LEGO probably have the most fun. LEGO Certified Professional builder Ryan McNaught recreated the Titanic’s final moments in this impressively detailed model.
Supergiant Games collaborated with We Love Fine for its first ever figurine. The limited-edition collectible is a cartoony version of Red from the developer’s hit action RPG Transistor. I haven’t finished the game yet so I think this is the first time I’ve seen Red smile.
Toshiba is showing off a robot that will be performing a task that no human can safely do themselves. Sometime next year, this big crane-like robot will be lowered into the cooling pool of Japan’s Fukushima reactor 3 building where radiation levels are too high for humans to go.
Music and skateboarding. You can’t have one without the other. You need some good tunes for a soundtrack when you are performing all of those cool moves. If you ride a skateboard, now you can play your music directly from your board with the GLB-GSB Blazer.
The wearability of ThinkGeek’s oversized Mega Man helmet is just a suggestion. Thankfully, fans who don’t want to go full robot can still show their love for the Blue Bomber with Emio’s officially licensed Mega Man headphones.