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Archive for March 2016

Nintendo Entertainment System Backpack: Now You’re Hiking with Power!

Nintendo Entertainment System Backpack: Now You’re Hiking with Power!
Need to carry your old NES cartridges in style? What better way than this awesome Nintendo Entertainment System Backpack? It looks just like the console that you grew up with. All of the details are perfect and it even has dimensional texture on the outside. Its custom zipper pulls look…

‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ Performed with Google Doodles

‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ Performed with Google Doodles
This is a fun video by samuraiguitarist, who managed to perform a beautiful version of Somewhere over the Rainbow using nothing but interactive Google Doodles that produce sound. How crazy is that? I remember when Google Doodles were just static images. Now they have enough sound ones that someone can…
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Pigeons Carry Tiny Sensors in Adorable Backpacks to Monitor London Pollution

Pigeons Carry Tiny Sensors in Adorable Backpacks to Monitor London Pollution
I live in a more rural area so I don’t have the hatred of pigeons that some city dwellers have, you might not find this quite as adorable as I do. A company has released a small flock of ten pigeons flying about London for the next few days wearing…

MBI Matchlights Look Light Matchsticks, Are Actually Tiny Flashlights

MBI Matchlights Look Light Matchsticks, Are Actually Tiny Flashlights
We all know the trusty old matchbook. Whether you use it for smoking or camping, matchbooks have been around forever. They are pretty handy. How about a matchbook full of tiny flashlights? That’s what MBI Matchlights are all about. They are a pretty great idea. This matchbook replaces matchsticks with…

DIY Remote Controlled Flamethrower: Wi-Fire

DIY Remote Controlled Flamethrower: Wi-Fire
The Internet of Things isn’t just about connecting your garage door to your car or your fridge to Amazon. It can also be about connecting your smartphone to a flamethrower, as SparkFun’s Nick Poole shows in a DIY project that he made to promote their new ESP8266 Thing dev board.…

3 of the Best Bluetooth Headphones for Exercise

3 of the Best Bluetooth Headphones for Exercise
If you’ve been looking for the best wireless headphones for your exercises and workouts, we can sympathize with your frustration. It’s surprisingly difficult to find headphones that actually fit your ears, stay on during a jog or rep, continue to stay in when you get sweaty, don’t literally shock you…

Making a 93-layer Damascus Steel Roman Gladius Sword Is Beautiful

Making a 93-layer Damascus Steel Roman Gladius Sword Is Beautiful
I’ve always rather fancied swords having grown up on kung fu and ninja flicks. This amazing short film shows master bladesmith Tony Swatton of Sword & Stone as he creates an epic sword that any roman soldier would have been glad to have. The sword is a reproduction of a …

3D Printed Hearthstone Box: He’s Gonna Be Rich

3D Printed Hearthstone Box: He’s Gonna Be Rich
Behold, Julien de Muyter’s mighty invention! It’s a 3D printed replica of the magical box or chest that houses the animated game boards in Hearthstone. Julien’s model measures about 10″x 8″x 6″ and takes between 20 to 25 hours total to print. You might be able to print it with…

Batmobile PC Case: Carputer

Batmobile PC Case: Carputer
Look at this beautiful Batmobile model. You may not believe it, but there is no room for Batman to sit in the driver’s seat, because there is a PC hiding inside of it. As a model of the new Batmobile it looks great, but it is so much more than…

This Guy Tries to Reach Level 100 in WoW Using a Dance Pad

This Guy Tries to Reach Level 100 in WoW Using a Dance Pad
Twitch user Rudeism likes to do things differently. No, really. Sometimes he plays Portal with a guitar controller or Mirror’s Edge on a steering wheel. This guy marches to the beat of his own drum. Now he wants to dance his way to victory! At the moment, he’s playing World…

DIY Cheap Batman Utility Belt: Holy Thrift Shop Batman!

DIY Cheap Batman Utility Belt: Holy Thrift Shop Batman!
Batman’s utility belt isn’t as cool as his mask or logo, but it’s an equally essential part of any Dark Knight costume. DIY Prop Shop shows us how you can make a replica of the belt out of only $9 (USD) worth of materials. Host Odin Abbott based his belt…

These Lemon Cakes Are Fit for a Stark

These Lemon Cakes Are Fit for a Stark
I am notoriously late to most TV shows that others find entertaining. I waited until Breaking Bad had ended before I ever started watching. The upside is that I didn’t have to wait; I binged all the seasons over a month or so. I’ve done the same thing with Game…

Deadpool Monthiversary Trailer Celebrates a Month of Big Screen Bliss

Deadpool Monthiversary Trailer Celebrates a Month of Big Screen Bliss
I’ve only seen Deadpool once, but I really want to see it again. I’ll definitely be buying the home video. It seems like the movie has been out for a while now, but it has only been a month. To celebrate, Ryan Reynolds has shared this hilarious monthiversary trailer for…

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals
The lenses in prescription eyeglasses are usually tailored to the wearer’s vision. There are also multifocal or progressive lenses that provide different focal powers, but each power is confined to portions of the lens. That’s why a company called Deep Optics is working on a pair of electronic eyeglasses that…

Cosmic Exploration Poster Shows Man’s Space Efforts in One Graphic

Cosmic Exploration Poster Shows Man’s Space Efforts in One Graphic
You might want to cue up that sappy music from the short-lived Star Trek: Enterprise show for this story. This poster is a giant graphic that shows some of the myriad spacecraft humans have sent into space from 1959 through 2015. In all there are over 100 craft from orbiters…

Full-Size LEGO Bat-Signal Actually Works

Full-Size LEGO Bat-Signal Actually Works
When you need Batman’s help, just turn on the old Bat-Signal and he’ll come running. Don’t have a Bat-Signal handy? You can always build a LEGO version, like this one made by expert brick builder Nathan Sawaya. Nathan recently debuted this life-size LEGO replica of the Bat-Signal from Batman v…
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