Robots can do all kinds of cool stuff, but hand control could still use improvement. For the most part, roboticists have not been able to give their creations the same kind of finger dexterity as humans.
This gaming mod is called the Painsaw for obvious reasons. It is made to look like a blood-spattered chainsaw from Doom, but it’s more than just a prop. It actually plays the classic science fiction horror FPS.
LEGO enthusiast Minh Pham loves to make custom minifigs and similarly sized figures. He has a growing collection of Iron Man figures, some of which he bought and some of which he made, and he figured out a thematic way to display them.
Get yonder infernal flying contraption out of here you bloody wizard! Check out this video of a drone flying over a history festival in Russia. Everything is fine until one of the actors suddenly appears and chucks a spear at the drone, sending it tumbling out of the sky.
This skull chair is perfect for your career as a Bond villain or comic book bad guy. When you sit down in this thing and pet your cat, people will know you mean business. Now all you need is a mansion to put this in and a shark tank.
If you love Sugru but wish it was easier to reuse, check out Peter Marigold’s FORMcard. While Sugru is a silicone-based glue that starts soft and then hardens when exposed to air, FORMcard is a starch-based thermoplastic that starts out as a stiff pocket-sized sheet but becomes pliable when dunked in hot water.
Any child of the ’80s or retro gamer has probably played Mario Bros. at one time or another. If you have ever played that game you will remember the sound effects and the question mark box that got us so excited when we played.
If you want to bust some ghosts, you need the right equipment. And now you can get it. That’s because Anovos recently unveiled their official Ghostbusters Proton Pack Kit.
The kit features everything you need, but sadly it has no mini-nuclear reactor.
If you ever wondered what the Sun might taste like, here is your chance. This is a set of ten handmade lollipops with encapsulated images of planetary objects in our solar system. The set includes the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and yes, even Pluto.
It doesn’t matter if you fear a Terminator style robot executioner or an insane “I’ll wear your skull” type of Saturn 3 Hector robot overlord, right now we are safe because robots can’t walk worth a crap.
Virtual Toys is known for making great bootleg action figures based on popular characters. One of its newest creations is The Darkzone Agent, a sixth scale action figure based on the avatar from Ubisoft’s The Division.
In 2013, MIT’s Tangible Media Group unveiled inFORM, a form of interaction that uses a series of actuated pins to change the shape of its surface. The group’s researchers are building on inFORM with what they’re calling Materiable, which can not only change its shape but also simulate varying degrees of flexibility, elasticity and viscosity.
Is there anything better than chocolate eggs? Not really. Well, now these treats don’t have to be consumed just at Easter time. These chocolate Game of Thrones eggs are great for any time of year. They even have a chocolate dragon inside that is too cute to eat.
Nintendo is slowly but surely reaching out to other platforms and game developers to stay competitive. One of its latest collaborations was with none other than Minecraft maker Mojang, resulting in a free update to Minecraft: Wii U Edition that adds a ton of Mario-themed goodies.