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Archive for March 2016

Planetary Fleece Blankets: Global Warming

Planetary Fleece Blankets: Global Warming
ThinkGeek flattened the Earth, along with Mars and Jupiter to come up with these cool and cozy fleece blankets. Each blanket measures 60″ in diameter and is based on images taken by NASA. Order the blankets from ThinkGeek for $30(USD) each.

Mario Kart IRL with Roman Candles

Mario Kart IRL with Roman Candles
Mario Kart is a classic game, but it doesn’t have to be confined to your console. You can play it in real life like this group of friends. Watch them play battle mode in real life as they run around shooting Roman candles and trying to pop each other’s balloons.
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BB-8 Cosplay Kid Is Totally Adorbs

BB-8 Cosplay Kid Is Totally Adorbs
If you don’t find this little girl to be the cutest cosplay you have ever seen, you are clearly a hard hearted, sinister, evil SOB. This is one of the most glorious BB-8 costumes I have seen.

Two Years Later: Xbox One vs PS4

Two Years Later: Xbox One vs PS4
It’s been a couple years since the PS4 and Xbox One were released – and man, have the consoles evolved since then. Let’s take a look at where they stand now, who has the better games, and which is more worthwhile for you to buy in our PS4 vs Xbox One comparison.

The Portable Shelter You Can Wear on Your Back

The Portable Shelter You Can Wear on Your Back
Want to be a gypsy and just wander from place to place? These days that is easier than ever before thanks to all kinds of cool camping gear and gadgets. But what if you want to travel light?

Win an LG 4K OLED TV or an LG Twin Wash System from LG + hhgregg

Win an LG 4K OLED TV or an LG Twin Wash System from LG + hhgregg
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of hhgregg. All opinions are 100% mine. If you’re in the market for a new TV, electronics, or home appliances, be sure to stop by hhgregg before 4/4/2016 for a chance to win some amazing prizes in the LG + hhgregg Play For Keeps Sweepstakes. You’ll get a chance to win some fantastic prizes, including an LG 65″ OLED 4K TV, and LG Soundbar, and an LG Twin Wash Laundry Pair. 

Martini in a Tin Can: You CAN Drink It!

Martini in a Tin Can: You CAN Drink It!
The next time you ask for a martini that is shaken, not stirred, they may just throw it at you to shake it up. That’s because this cocktail is served up in a can. Apparently, the phenomenon is happening all over the world.

Electric Rollerblades Scoot Across Dirt on Tank Treads

Electric Rollerblades Scoot Across Dirt on Tank Treads
Being a child of the ’80s, you might expect I could roller skate with the best of them. Roller-skating was a big deal back then, and many a birthday party for friends and myself happened at the Skateplex.

Keyboard + DVD Covers = Foot Pedals

Keyboard + DVD Covers = Foot Pedals
USB pedals or foot switches are not expensive, but nothing beats free. Redditor shrodingers_Cat took out all but four of the keys on his spare keyboard and then taped DVD covers over each of the remaining keys.

These Chairs Are Made from Real AK-47’s

These Chairs Are Made from Real AK-47’s
Are you a crime lord looking for an awesome throne to run your empire from? Of course you are. So many crimes, so few good crime lord thrones. Well, this is a chair fit for Tony Montana or any other modern gangster; a chair made from real AK-47s.

This Milk Packaging Is All about Alien Cow Abduction

This Milk Packaging Is All about Alien Cow Abduction
The only thing that aliens like more than capturing and probing humans is capturing and mutilating cows. Sick space scum! To celebrate cow abduction, I-Media, a creative agency in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, has created a clever concept campaign for Molocow milk.

DAD-VR is the Coolest Virtual Reality Experience

DAD-VR is the Coolest Virtual Reality Experience
A dude from Hong Kong has done something for his daughter that he might regret right about now. Dad of the year Newman Chan put her on her little pink push-bike, put a helmet on her, and proceeded to lift her up.

Review: HIBR Memory Foam Mattress – Sweet Dreams are Made of This

Review: HIBR Memory Foam Mattress – Sweet Dreams are Made of This
My wife and I have been in the market for a new mattress, and we’ve been debating between going with an old school spring mattress or a modern memory foam one. Along the way, I stumbled onto a new mattress company called HIBR, whose aim is to create comfortable and supportive mattresses that take advantage of the latest in foam technologies without breaking the bank. The HIBR mattress is made using three layers, each with different properties.

Bento Lab Portable DNA Laboratory: Packed Life

Bento Lab Portable DNA Laboratory: Packed Life
Bento Bioworks claims it has created a compact and relatively affordable device that incorporates the machines you’ll need to prepare and analyze DNA samples on the go. The Bento Lab is meant for professionals and enthusiasts, but there will be a starter kit for newbies as well. The Bento Lab has a centrifuge, a thermocycler, a gel electrophoresis unit and a transilluminator in its 13″x 8″x 3″ case.

Microsoft Holoportation Augmented Reality Chat App: Hatsune, Me, You

Microsoft Holoportation Augmented Reality Chat App: Hatsune, Me, You
Microsoft’s Interactive 3D Technologies group recently showed us an example of how HoloLens and 3D scanning technology could revolutionize long distance communication. The group’s Holoportation concept is a supercharged version of video chat, letting you see the other party in life-size 3D in real time. Holoportation uses several 3D cameras to capture the subject(s), which can be still or moving.

Persona 4 Golden Clothing Line: Style Link

Persona 4 Golden Clothing Line: Style Link
One of my favorite things about Persona 4 is that the characters wore ordinary clothes, even when they became supernatural investigators. They even changed outfits from time to time! And now we can rock some of their wardrobe, thanks to Insert Coin Clothing’s officially licensed collection. The collection consists of 8 clothes and Chie’s pins, which look poorly made so I didn’t bother including them here.
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