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Archive for May 2016

Guy Proposes via Mario Maker, His Princess Was Not in Another Castle

Guy Proposes via Mario Maker, His Princess Was Not in Another Castle
Ever since Mario Maker arrived, Nintendo fans have been making all kinds of cool Mario levels. Most of them are just crazy levels that are super hard to complete. The most challenging and nail biting level of them all?

Colin Furze’s Flamethrowing Guitar & Smoking Bass: Through the Fire & Vapes

Colin Furze’s Flamethrowing Guitar & Smoking Bass: Through the Fire & Vapes
The crazy inventor Colin Furze promoted Intel’s new TV series America’s Greatest Makers by making a flamethrowing guitar and a bass that’s literally smoking. He may be a Brit, but he’s a great maker all right.

World’s Longest Pizza Measures More Than a Mile Long

World’s Longest Pizza Measures More Than a Mile Long
Pizza, the food of the gods. How do you celebrate a food so amazing? You build the world’s longest pizza of course. That’s what recently happened in Naples, Italy. It took 250 pizza chefs working in shifts of 100 to cook this giant pizza that measures 6,082 feet, or 1.15 miles long.

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Tent Concept: Summer Camp, the First Frontier

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Tent Concept: Summer Camp, the First Frontier
Geeky product designer Dave Delisle came up with a really cool idea for Trekkies’ away missions here on Earth. He thought of a tent that would be shaped like a Federation shuttlecraft. As Dave points out, the tent also doubles as a reference to Star Trek V, which opened with Kirk, Spock and McCoy camping at Yosemite park. 

1:1 Scale Star Wars Luggabeast Is Truly Luggable

1:1 Scale Star Wars Luggabeast Is Truly Luggable
If you’re a Star Wars fan who attends conventions, you’ve probably seen Roxy The Rancor. Maybe you even had your picture taken with her. Well, now Roxy has some competition for your photo ops. Roxy’s creators Rick Boehler and Erik Hollander are working on a replica of the Luggabeast from The Force Awakens.

Anatomical Lung Necklace Takes Your Breath Away

Anatomical Lung Necklace Takes Your Breath Away
Back in the day, I went to college and picked a career because I heard it paid really well. Turns out that was a lie, but whatevs. Now, I have that degree in Respiratory Therapy, and while I spent a long time working in the field, mostly all I remember from college are things like the hottie in my class that had a penchant for blue spandex dresses, how disturbingly in love with dissecting fetal pigs my anatomy teacher was, and to never stand at the end of a tracheostomy patient’s bed.

Adult Baby Stroller: You’ll Have to Push the Pram a Lot

Adult Baby Stroller: You’ll Have to Push the Pram a Lot
I can distinctly remember taking my kids places when they were stroller size, and fighting with them to stay in the stroller. All kids want to do is escape that thing, and as I walked along in the Texas heat all I wished was that someone would push me around in a shaded comfy stroller. 

Steam on PS4 Hack: Steamote Play

Steam on PS4 Hack: Steamote Play
Alert the masters! YouTuber OsirisX must be banished, for they have orchestrated an unholy union. OsirisX installed Arch Linux on a PlayStation 4 that still had version 1.76 of its firmware, and then installed Steam on the desktop OS.

DIY 3D Printed Apple III Raspberry Pi Case: Palm-sized Flop

DIY 3D Printed Apple III Raspberry Pi Case: Palm-sized Flop
YouTuber Charles Mangin is a big fan of Apple’s classic computers, even the apocalypse in a box known as the Apple III. Last year, Charles designed a Raspberry Pi case based on the disastrous PC. It may not look like much, but it’s actually a physical representation of Charles’ love for Apple (and making).

This Hoverboard Has a Cereal Bowl Attached for Breakfast on the Go

This Hoverboard Has a Cereal Bowl Attached for Breakfast on the Go
You know how it is. You sleep in too late, and then you don’t have time for breakfast before work. It happens to the best of us. The Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cruiser has you covered. Just add your milk and cereal to your hoverboard and get on your way.

Anki Overdrive Review: Slot Car Fun without Slots or Wires

Anki Overdrive Review: Slot Car Fun without Slots or Wires
When I was a kid, one of my favorite activities was to play with slot cars. These scale car sets can be a whole lot of fun, though it’s no fun when your car jumps out of the slots.

Batman 1966 Shakespeare Bust Bank: To the Bat-Poles!

Batman 1966 Shakespeare Bust Bank: To the Bat-Poles!
If you were Bruce Wayne back in 1966, you had to flip a switch located in the head of a William Shakespeare bust to get into the Batcave. It was a pretty sweet setup. Just flip the head, hit the switch and the bookcase opened to reveal the bat-pole entrance to the Batcave.

Rock Climber Scales Tall Building Using Vacuum Cleaners: Vacuu-Girl or Spider-Woman?

Rock Climber Scales Tall Building Using Vacuum Cleaners: Vacuu-Girl or Spider-Woman?
LG Korea wanted to prove how hard its Zero Code vacuums suck, so it hired rock climber Sierra Blair-Coyle to strap a pair of its cordless K94SGN vacuum cleaners on her back and scale the 140m tall (~459 ft.)

This Batman Cookie Is Articulated: Holy Shoulder Sockets Batman!

This Batman Cookie Is Articulated: Holy Shoulder Sockets Batman!
This amazing Batman cookie isn’t just edible. It’s also movable! This cool cookie actually has articulated joints. Granted, it doesn’t move much, but enough to make Batman do a little dance before you eat him. This cookie features Batman in his gray and black costume with a yellow and black Batman symbol and matching utility belt.It

Guy Build Pop-up LEGO Castle: Howl’s Folding Castle

Guy Build Pop-up LEGO Castle: Howl’s Folding Castle
Japanese LEGO enthusiast and all around brick genius Talapz has created a super impressive LEGO creation that has to be seen to be believed: a LEGO pop-up castle. For this build, he reproduced the Himeji medieval castle, but with an awesome twist.

Star Trek Beam Me Up Mug Materializes Kirk with Your Coffee

Star Trek Beam Me Up Mug Materializes Kirk with Your Coffee
Not too long ago, we talked a bit about that cube-shaped Borg coffee mug that made resisting coffee futile. If you want a more traditionally shaped cup for your brew, check out this one. It’s called the Star Trek Beam Me Up Heat Change Ceramic Travel mug.

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