We’ve seen a couple of handmade chess sets based on Doctor Who. Here’s another one made by Adam Dodge, a Miniland-scale LEGO set that features characters from different seasons.
The black pieces are based on the Doctor’s enemies, including Davros and Missy as the king and queen respectively, and Cybermen and Cyberwomen as scary pawns.
In competitive running, pacers are hired runners who run at a pre-determined speed – and therefore time – so that the contestants can gauge their own pace or be motivated to run faster. To push its sponsored runners during training, Puma made Beatbot, a robotic pacer.
Deadpool is one of the coolest superheroes there is, even if he isn’t really a hero. We see all sorts of full-size action figures pop up at Entertainment Earth and the thing they usually have in common are price tags well into the thousands of dollars range.
The Game Creators’ AppGameKit is an affordable cross-platform development software that lets you make games and other programs for both desktop computers and mobile devices. Now the company is lowering the barrier to software development even further with the free AppGameKit for Raspberry Pi.
Remember when Pharrell Williams turned up in that terrible hat? You know, that thing that looked like it was straight out of Curious George. I mean I like his music mostly, but that hat was downright weird.
If you’re a newbie looking to get into electronics or a maker looking for a portable prototyping solution, Piote’s BreadBro might be right up your alley. It’s a solderless breadboard with one less power bus, allowing it to fit between the Arduino Uno R3’s pins.
Even though geeky hobbies are increasingly going digital or electronic, the action figure and scale model market has remained strong. You know what’s even more enduring? Our love for dinosaurs. But veteran toy designer and sculptor David Silva has yet to find a winning combination of the two, so he wants to fill the void himself.
Sure, you can start your campfire with some newspaper or kindling, but why would you do that when you can use dynamite? These cool fire starters look like dynamite, straight out of of an old western movie.
Vinnie’s Pizzeria in Brooklyn is doing their part to help save the environment and they are doing it in the tastiest way possible. Their new pizza delivery box is made completely out of pizza. Now you can eat the box too.
One look at the image below and you should know that when I say hoverboard distance world record, I don’t mean those dumb “hoverboards” with two wheels that will burn your house down. I am talking about a real flying hoverboard that will get you into the air.
Farts are funny, but they don’t smell funny. “Silent but deadly” isn’t just a saying, it’s a true fact. That’s why someone has invented a line of scented pills designed to make your farts smell like pleasant things – like violets, roses, and even chocolate.
I’ve always wanted a lightsaber replica, but most of the ones I’ve seen in stores are cheap plastic models that look and feel like kid’s toys. For serious collectors and cosplay, you want a custom built lightsaber from Ultrasabers.
We’re just a couple of days away from Star Wars Day (May the Fourth), and to celebrate the occasion, there’s all kinds of Star Wars merch turning up this month. If you’re looking to stock your cupboard with some delicious soup, then there’s no better way to do it than with some limited-edition Star Wars: The Force Awakens Campbell’s Soup cans.