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Archive for February 2016

Star Wars Inspired Leather Jackets Aim at Well-heeled Geeks

Star Wars Inspired Leather Jackets Aim at Well-heeled Geeks
There are plenty of Star Wars jackets and clothing out there that you can buy on the cheap; things like t-shirts and hoodies. If you want something fancy schmancy that looks like it came from the Star Wars universe, you can get that too.

LEGO Monument Valley Concept Set: Impossible is Awesome

LEGO Monument Valley Concept Set: Impossible is Awesome
LEGO Ideas member Isometry wants to make the impossible possible with his proposal for a Monument Valley LEGO set. Just like the game, Isometry’s concept has a minimalist design as well as numerous moving parts, such as bridges, stairs and water wheels.

A Song of Ice and Fire Boxed Book Set: A Box of Vinyl and Cloth

A Song of Ice and Fire Boxed Book Set: A Box of Vinyl and Cloth
I’ve sworn off reading any fantasy book series that isn’t already complete before I start it, after the massive annoyance that was The Wheel of Time series. I started that series in high school, and still haven’t finished it.

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter

Ed Zarick’s Life-size BB-8 Has Everything but the Lighter
We’ve seen a BB-8 made by a young maker on a budget. Now let’s check out a more sophisticated replica. This one was made by Ed Zarick, who we love for his awesome console laptop mods.

Star Wars Boba Fett Windbreaker Jacket: Mandalorian Mode

Star Wars Boba Fett Windbreaker Jacket: Mandalorian Mode
Be the bounty hunter you’ve always wanted to be with this super awesome and nerdy jacket. This Boba Fett windbreaker makes you look just like our favorite Mandalorian any time. You’ll have to supply the helmet and real jetpack yourself though.

Droneboarding is the New Snowboarding

Droneboarding is the New Snowboarding
When I was a kid, you waited in the snow for a passing car and grabbed on, letting it pull you along for a wild ride. We called it tow-line snowboarding. You kids today with your drones and your droneboarding.

Dress-up Napkins for Superhero Slobs

Dress-up Napkins for Superhero Slobs
If you are the slobby sort who can’t seem to keep your food off your clothes, you might want to use a napkin. The Three Stooges always crammed napkins into their shirt collars to keep food off.

Huaqiangbei Translations & Map Book: The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen

Huaqiangbei Translations & Map Book: The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen
Huaquiangbei in Shenzhen, China is widely recognized as the world’s best electronics market. Hundreds of vendors sell gadgets, accessories and components in both retail and wholesale. But the language barrier and the size of the place makes it an intimidating destination.

Human Heart Cake is Great for Valentines Day or The Walking Dead Parties

Human Heart Cake is Great for Valentines Day or The Walking Dead Parties
So this weekend is Valentine’s Day, or more importantly the return of The Walking Dead. I’m still holding out hope Carl and that annoyingly whiny new kid Sam are eaten on the way out of the house.

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen

Linespace Display System for the Blind: A Different Touchscreen
Researchers at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut have come up with a way for visually impaired people to interact with images, similarly to how we use touchscreen devices. Their Linespace computer display uses 3D printing components to draw raised lines and shapes.

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One
Not satisfied with taking all of our other jobs, robots now want to put pro golfers out of business. Watch this derpy robot’s face as the crowd cheers. I can’t tell if it’s satisfied or just a bit touched in its robot head.

Upside-Down Wine Glass: Drink up! Or Down?

Upside-Down Wine Glass: Drink up! Or Down?
Hey lady, you’re doing it wrong. Wait. Never mind. Looks like you are doing it right after all. If you walk around the party with this glass in your hand, people will think that you’re already drunk on too much wine.

USS Enterprise Rebuild Underway at Smithsonian Space Dock

USS Enterprise Rebuild Underway at Smithsonian Space Dock
Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation and later Trek productions know that computer graphics were used extensively, meaning there generally aren’t models of the Enterprise from Picard’s reign on. In the original series, the Enterprise was an 11-foot long model that had lights inside.

Cerevo Life-size Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica is Criminally Expensive

Cerevo Life-size Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica is Criminally Expensive
Aspiring Enforcement officers and prejudiced people will soon be a step closer to role-playing as their favorite Psycho-Pass characters, thanks to Cerevo’s upcoming life-size replica of the Dominator. The toy pistol does its best to mimic the self-restrained gun’s bells and whistles.

Cat Motorcycle Helmets are Pawesome

Cat Motorcycle Helmets are Pawesome
If you are a motorcyclist who also happens to be a hardcore cat person, check this out. Here are a bunch of helmets that have ears and look like a cat’s face. There are several designs and while some look like normal cats, others look like something out of Wonderland.

DIY Bluetooth LED Cloud Lamp: Cumulocheapus

DIY Bluetooth LED Cloud Lamp: Cumulocheapus
You may have heard of Richard Clarkson and his beautiful but absurdly expensive Cloud lamps. If you’re willing to settle for a more modest design, you can save thousands of dollars by making your own cloud lamp using Eclectical Engineering’s guide.

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