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Archive for May 2016

SenCbuds Self-pausing Earphones: Plug Back, Playback

SenCbuds Self-pausing Earphones: Plug Back, Playback
Earphones are becoming smarter and smarter, but most of them incorporate fitness or communication options. SenCbuds on the other hand promise a simple but still practical feature. They automatically pause the audio when you take them off, then resume playing if you put them back on.

50 Classic Arcade Games Saved from Derelict Cruise Ship

50 Classic Arcade Games Saved from Derelict Cruise Ship
A rotting cruise ship called The Duke of Lancaster has been beached and rotting in Wales for about 30 years. As it turned out, inside its hold have been sitting some of the coolest and rarest classic arcade game cabinets out there.

Hyper Light Drifter Collector’s Edition Comes with SNES Cartridge: 2016-Bit

Hyper Light Drifter Collector’s Edition Comes with SNES Cartridge: 2016-Bit
Heart Machine’s critically-acclaimed action RPG Hyper Light Drifter wears its 16-bit influence on its sleeve, from its graphics to its gameplay and now to its Collector’s Edition, which comes with a decorative – i.e. empty – SNES cartridge.

Paperlike Portable E Ink Display Hits Indiegogo

Paperlike Portable E Ink Display Hits Indiegogo
About a year and a half ago, we got our first glimpse at the Dasung E Ink computer monitor. It looked pretty cool and has some great features, but it was pricy. Also, it never came to market in a way that you could easily buy it.

Iron Throne Made of Chicken Wings: Game of Bones

Iron Throne Made of Chicken Wings: Game of Bones
Josh Elkin made a replica of the Iron Throne from Game of Thrones. At the same time, he also just made me very hungry. That’s because this throne isn’t made from swords, it’s made from chicken wings.

Elevated Bus Drives Over Traffic, Will Not Be Stopped

Elevated Bus Drives Over Traffic, Will Not Be Stopped
You think you know traffic jams? You have no idea what one is until you’ve experienced China’s infamous traffic jams. The country has some epic gridlock problems, but this cool elevated bus might help if they go ahead with their plans for it.

Game of Thrones Hodor Door Stoppers

Game of Thrones Hodor Door Stoppers
By now most of you have seen the latest episode of Game of Thrones, but I know that many of you haven’t seen it yet and maybe through some miracle, haven’t been spoiled yet. So I’ll keep things spoiler-free.

ELLO 2M DIY Laptop: A BASIC Computer

ELLO 2M DIY Laptop: A BASIC Computer
Today, even single board computers are locked in an arms race of size and power. There’s nothing inherently wrong with that, but Konstantin Dimitrov thinks that for budding programmers and electronic engineers, simplicity and soul will go a long way.

Super Mario Maker Gets the Hello Kitty Treatment

Super Mario Maker Gets the Hello Kitty Treatment
Super Mario Maker is one of the hottest games ever on the Wii U game console. It has sold like 3.5 million copies because it lets you design fun custom Super Mario levels to relive those old school gaming memories.

Cosplayer Serves the Many Faced God

Cosplayer Serves the Many Faced God
If you are behind on Game of Thrones, it’s really your own fault for reading this if it spoils something for you. We all know that Arya decided to do her own thing and stole a face from the hall of faces.

Wooting One Analog Mechanical Keyboard: Xinput, Where X = All Keys

Wooting One Analog Mechanical Keyboard: Xinput, Where X = All Keys
Back in February, we heard about the Wooting One, a mechanical keyboard that can take analog input like the buttons on modern gamepads. Wooting recently launched the keyboard on Kickstarter, and it’s revealed that all of the peripheral’s keys will be analog, as well as a general idea of how they’re able to pull that off.

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut
SoftBank’s Pepper robot is growing up. After working at smartphone stores, it’s ready for a new career in the fast food industry. Pizza Hut Asia is partnering with MasterCard on a trial run that will use Pepper for taking orders and information in restaurants by the end of 2016.

Fan Makes Awesome Gundam Pokémon Figures

Fan Makes Awesome Gundam Pokémon Figures
The only things that Pokémon and Gundam really have in common are that they both come from Japan. At least that is all they had in common until Imgur user Khrisamisu was inspired to create these Pokémon models in Gundam style.

Mechanical Giant Squid Kinetic Sculpture: Mechateuthis

Mechanical Giant Squid Kinetic Sculpture: Mechateuthis
Barry Crawford said that when he was a kid, he dreamed of growing up to be a robot. Sadly, his childhood dream hasn’t come true yet. But he did become what he calls a “gizmologist”, making mechanical artworks, furniture and jewelry.

Sexy Carrot Tracer Has a Better Bum than You

Sexy Carrot Tracer Has a Better Bum than You
With all the hubbub surrounding Overwatch, some folks have been doing a little Photoshop work and the result is Tracer with sexy carrot legs. Apparently, people have realized that those mutant carrots with two pointy bits look a bit like a pair of legs with a pert little bum above them.

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats
Patting your dog is fun, but if you have a needy dog, it can become a chore. If only there was a robot that would pat our dogs for us. Fortunately, there is! Engineer James Cochrane has made a machine that will pat your animal and even give them a treat.

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