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Archive for November 2016

Firefly Malcolm Reynolds’ Holster and Belt is Gorram Awesome

Firefly Malcolm Reynolds’ Holster and Belt is Gorram Awesome
Here’s the perfect Christmas gift for fans of Firefly. It’s Malcolm Reynolds’ holster and gun belt from the show. I mean it’s not the actual one from the show, but you know what I mean. This replica is made of real leather with metal details and comes in multiple sizes. It can hold one gun, which naturally isn’t included.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk over Tricky Terrain

Atlas Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk over Tricky Terrain
Researchers at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have programmed Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot to walk over partial footholds thanks to a new balancing algorithm. Essentially this means that it can handle rougher terrain as it chases humans down to put them in human zoos a few years from now. Seriously though, the improved balance lets the bipedal robot balance on edges that only make contact with part of its feet.
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LEGO Speed Champions Set Includes Ford GT40 and Ford GT

LEGO Speed Champions Set Includes Ford GT40 and Ford GT
Ford is teasing a new LEGO Speed Champions kit that lets you build up two iconic race cars that each won their class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The set includes the GT40 that won in 1966 and the 2016 Ford GT that won in 2016. The kit will also include the driver minifigs as well.

Star Wars Personal Air Purifiers: Breathe in the Power of The Force

Star Wars Personal Air Purifiers: Breathe in the Power of The Force
Love Star Wars? Have bad air? Well the marketing teams behind the movies have you covered with these Star Wars Personal Air Purifiers, because they can’t think of any other merch that they haven’t already made. Rogue One is arriving next month and the movie looks pretty amazing.

These Headphones Turn Human Ears into Elf Ears

These Headphones Turn Human Ears into Elf Ears
Chinese online novelty shop Taobao has released something truly awesome for LARPers and others who want to transform themselves into an elf. The Spirit E666, which are a set of headphones that transform normal human ears into long pointy elf ears.

Star Wars BB-8 Heat Change Mug

Star Wars BB-8 Heat Change Mug
Have a refreshing cup of coffee using your favorite droid as a vessel. This mug modeled after BB-8 is the mug that the First Order has been searching for. Keep it safe and filled up with your favorite drink. The BB-8 mug holds up to 18 oz, and the heat from your beverage makes BB-8 reveal his control panel.

Japanese City Plans to Create Spamusement Park

Japanese City Plans to Create Spamusement Park
The mayor of the Japanese city Beppu decided he wanted to do something that lure in more tourists. What the mayor and his team decided to do was promote their hot springs spas in a very different way – as a “Spamusement park.”

DIY Cardboard Cat Ark Will Save Only Kitties from the Great Flood

DIY Cardboard Cat Ark Will Save Only Kitties from the Great Flood
This crazy cat house was made by Prefabcat for a cat named Dinni. Since it is an ark, I’m assuming it was designed and built with God’s help, in order to spare cat-kind from an upcoming flood, but I may be wrong.

Taco Bell Cheetos Quesadillas Proves it is Easy Being Cheesy

Taco Bell Cheetos Quesadillas Proves it is Easy Being Cheesy
I figure at some point we have all known that one person who likes to put their chips directly on their sandwich. My wife does that, and the upside is it keeps her hands out of the bag during lunch.Philippines

Sony Launches Final Fantasy XV Walkman, Headphones, and Speaker

Sony Launches Final Fantasy XV Walkman, Headphones, and Speaker
Here is yet another reason to move to Japan. In addition to getting every other cool thing that we don’t get here in the States, Sony has also launched several limited edition audio devices that fans of the Final Fantasy game franchise will want to get. The Walkman A-Series Final Fantasy XV edition will reportedly be available in Japan starting tomorrow, where it will sell for 33,880 yen or about $300(USD).

DroneGun Knocks Drones out of the Sky

DroneGun Knocks Drones out of the Sky
With drones becoming more and more popular and with most having the ability to send video back to the operator, police and military around the world need a way to stop nefarious users from using them to perform bad deeds. 

The Jamstack Is an Attachable Guitar Amplifier

The Jamstack Is an Attachable Guitar Amplifier
You brought your guitar to the gig, but you forgot your amp? Problem solved. The JamStack is a compact guitar amplifier that will let you play anywhere without a traditional amp. The JamStack changes the game because it fits right on the bottom of your guitar and attaches in seconds. It has a 10-watt speaker designed to delivers sound at high and low volume levels.

Godzilla Mask Made From LEGO Will Crush Your Head

Godzilla Mask Made From LEGO Will Crush Your Head
If Godzilla ever went through an awkward teen stage, this would be what he looked like. This strange, yet incredibly cool mask was made using LEGO and it’s actually wearable. It’s like a really geeky helmet that won’t protect your noggin from anything. The mask was created by a dude called Guilsogue, who gives us no idea how exactly he pulled it off.

Watch Two Furbies Get Dissected by a Water Jet

Watch Two Furbies Get Dissected by a Water Jet
Back in the ’90s, the Furby was the hottest toy of the Christmas season. Well, now there’s a new edition with modern tech inside. It is more lifelike with creepy new digital eyeballs for instance. But nothing can prepare you for seeing what this thing looks like while it is being cut in half by a powerful water jet. Fun fact: The 2016 edition’s colorful eyes have 150 different animations.

Review: Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Keyboard

Review: Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Keyboard
Whether you play lots of games on your computer, or type a lot like I do, a keyboard with proper clicky keys makes a big difference in your typing speed and accuracy. Razer offers some of the best mechanical keyboards on the market, with a focus on gaming.

Disney’s Animatronic Avatar Robot Is Impressive and Scary

Disney’s Animatronic Avatar Robot Is Impressive and Scary
Disney has been working for quite some time on an Avatar themed attraction, and they recently gave the world its first look at one of the animatronic Na’vi characters from the upcoming Pandora attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida.
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