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Archive for May 2016

Kingspray Graffiti Simulator: VRanksy

Kingspray Graffiti Simulator: VRanksy
Kingspray is an upcoming game made to be played with the HTC Vive that will let you be a graffiti artist with all the conveniences of digital art and minus the law-breaking part. The game is still in development, but as you’ll see in the trailer below it’s already very promising even in its current state.

The Empire Strikes Back at James Bond

The Empire Strikes Back at James Bond
Star Wars films always open with a crawl of text that serves as a prologue that sets up the story. James Bond films on the other hand always have an animated opening with lots of naked ladies with their girly bits hidden in shadows.

This iRacing Simulator Rig is Epic

This iRacing Simulator Rig is Epic
I’ve spent plenty of time driving real cars on real tracks, and I can understand why you might want a serious virtual racing rig in your home. Racing real cars is very expensive and subject to the whims of the weather.

Battle Armor for Your Dog

Battle Armor for Your Dog
You love to LARP, but what you don’t love is having to leave your dog at home while you have all the fun, killing Orcs and wizards. Well, you don’t have to leave Fido behind anymore.

Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car Has Singing and Dancing Fish, Lobsters

Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car Has Singing and Dancing Fish, Lobsters
Holy Mackerel. This guy wanted to up the game of his boxy old Volvo, so naturally he covered it in animatronic singing and dancing lobsters and Big Mouth Billy Bass fish – as any of us would have done.

LEGO Star Wars I Am Your Father Concept Set: Join Me, and I Will Complete Your Toy Shelf

LEGO Star Wars I Am Your Father Concept Set: Join Me, and I Will Complete Your Toy Shelf
The highly coveted LEGO 10123 Star Wars: Cloud City set depicts the areas of the city where The Empire Strikes Back‘s climactic scenes took place, including the spot of Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker’s dramatic battle.

This Calcifer Plush Will Make You Feel Warm and Fuzzy

This Calcifer Plush Will Make You Feel Warm and Fuzzy
They say that fire is dangerous, but I’m not so sure after seeing this cute fiery plush. You might want to risk some third-degree burns to give this guy a hug. This fleece Calcifer plush from ArtesaniasIris is perfect whether you have a moving castle or a stationary one.

Tesla Model S Activated via Amazon Echo: I Need Ya Buddy!

Tesla Model S Activated via Amazon Echo: I Need Ya Buddy!
There are various features of Tesla’s cars that can be activated using mobile apps. If you have a compatible garage door opener, you can even have a Tesla vehicle enter or exit your garage with just a few taps. 

These Salt & Pepper Shakers Look Like They Sank into Your Table

These Salt & Pepper Shakers Look Like They Sank into Your Table
Turn your dining table into an ocean with these clever salt and pepper shakers. They look like traditional shakers, but have been cropped and angled so they look like they’re sinking. I think they’d look great with a seafoam green tablecloth, and some shark serving bowls. 

Ben Heck’s Portable Atari 2600: Hand Soldered Handheld

Ben Heck’s Portable Atari 2600: Hand Soldered Handheld
Back in February, The Ben Heck Show had a special episode where Ben took out the Atari 2600’s CPU, RAM I/O and video driver and hand soldered them to a compact circuit board. Now he’s put together that miniaturized system to make a portable 2600.

BB-8 Xbox One Laptop: All-in-One Droid & Gaming System

BB-8 Xbox One Laptop: All-in-One Droid & Gaming System
Last year, console modder Ed Zarick showed off the aesthetic side of his customizing skills with an R2-D2-themed PS4 laptop. Now he’s back with another beautiful one-off, this time based on the new droid on the block.

DIY Chainsaw Blender: Drink Rising

DIY Chainsaw Blender: Drink Rising
Instructables employee Mike Warren aka Mikeasaurus celebrated Cinco de Mayo with this hilarious contraption. Mike went to great lengths to combine a chainsaw, a blender and a motorcycle throttle to create a drink mixing machine that would please Chuck Greene.

Darth Vader Pen Holder: The Pen is Mightier than the Lightsaber

Darth Vader Pen Holder: The Pen is Mightier than the Lightsaber
I can’t keep up with my pens at all. At work, I am always cursing whoever that bastard pen thief is only to go out to my car and find every pen I am missing on the front seat.

Photoshop Brush Size & Eraser USB Controller: BrushKnob

Photoshop Brush Size & Eraser USB Controller: BrushKnob
Graphics tablets usually have a couple of programmable buttons, but concept artist Wataru Kami wanted to have a more intuitive way of toggling between the Brush and Eraser tools in Photoshop as well as adjust the active tool’s tip.

Gigantic Stick Bug is 2-Feet of Nope

Gigantic Stick Bug is 2-Feet of Nope
A group of Chinese scientists were on a field trip to the Guangxi Zhuang region of China in 2014 and discovered this gigantic bug. The beast is 62.4cm long, or a bit over two feet. It looks like some sort of irradiated friend of Godzilla to me.

Fan Made Bioshock Rapture Records Bin: Ryan’s Songbin

Fan Made Bioshock Rapture Records Bin: Ryan’s Songbin
Redditor UpgradeTech has a growing collection of video game vinyl records, and is a fan of Art Deco style. So they thought they’d store their collection in an appropriate container: the bin from Bioshock‘s Rapture Records.

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