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Archive for September 2018

Star Trek Enterprise C Metal Sculpture Boldy Goes Where All Knick-knacks Go

Star Trek Enterprise C Metal Sculpture Boldy Goes Where All Knick-knacks Go
I’m not a fan of knick-knacks. They crowd everything and collect dust. I’m more a minimalist sort of guy. Give me simple lines and less stuff and I am happy. Still, I’d make an exception for this sweet U.S.S.

Nest Hello Doorbell Bans The Batman

Nest Hello Doorbell Bans The Batman
B.J. May has a Nest Hello Doorbell standing watch at his front door. He recently donned his favorite Batman t-shirt and stepped outside. Then, the Nest locked him out. He did what any tech-loving geek would do and opened the Nest app to see what the eff.
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This Rube Goldberg Machine Takes 9 Minutes to Pour a Glass of Lemonade

This Rube Goldberg Machine Takes 9 Minutes to Pour a Glass of Lemonade
When you could just walk over to the fridge, nine minutes seems like a long time to wait for a glass of lemonade. In this case, it’s totally worth it. What you are looking at is a ridiculously long Rube Goldberg machine that spans the entire house just to pour a few glasses of lemonade.

Sony PlayStation Classic Mini Console Price and Release Date Announced

Sony PlayStation Classic Mini Console Price and Release Date Announced
Following in the footsteps of Nintendo, Sony has announced a new plug-and-play console based on one of its classic gaming systems. While it looks just like the original PlayStation, the PlayStation Classic is 45% smaller than the original, in large part because it doesn’t have a CD-ROM drive.

Fortnite Switch Bundle Arrives October 5th

Fortnite Switch Bundle Arrives October 5th
Back in June, Fortnite fans were thrilled when the game arrived for the Nintendo Switch. But if you haven’t bought a Switch yet and love the game, October 5th is the date for you. That’s when a Nintendo Switch bundle featuring special items and currency from the game is arriving.

Cat Rides His Own Electric Skateboard

Cat Rides His Own Electric Skateboard
Kim Pimmel is an engineer who also happens to be a filmmaker. He has a cat named “MIDI”, clearly the geekiest cat name ever. His cat does something many don’t – he doesn’t flip out when something unexpected happens, such as giving him a ride on a motorized skateboard.

Deadpool 2 Score LP Won’t Jam on a Boombox

Deadpool 2 Score LP Won’t Jam on a Boombox
When I was growing up, I always loved those vinyl records with pictures on them. I had all the Disney music from those kids movies, along with the Dukes of Hazzard photo LP and one for E.T.

The Nintendo Switch Gets Official NES Controllers… With a Catch

The Nintendo Switch Gets Official NES Controllers… With a Catch
The Nintendo Switch has been getting a lot of cool accessories lately, but they aren’t done yet. The console is about to get some classic NES accessories. A few days ago the publisher confirmed that it would be bringing specially designed NES wireless controllers to the latest console, that will work with the 8-bit classics that will be offered on the new Nintendo Switch Online network.

Uni Micro Electric Folding Bike: Small, But Packed with Features

Uni Micro Electric Folding Bike: Small, But Packed with Features
Most electric bikes are lacking in features, except of course for the most obvious one, that being that it’s an electric bike. Well, have a look at the Uni Micro Electric Folding Bike. It has a retro vibe, but with some cleaner, modern lines. 

Cat Quadruped Robot: No Litterbox Required

Cat Quadruped Robot: No Litterbox Required
I love the look of this cat-sized quadruped from Korean robot builder Bijuo. How did he keep it so trim and sleek? The answer is simple and surprising. The limbs don’t have any motors in them, which is what usually makes robot legs so bulky.

Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Halloween Costume

Star Wars Han Solo in Carbonite Halloween Costume
This Halloween, earn that candy by playing on people’s emotions. Once they see you in this amazing Han Solo in Carbonite Halloween Costume, they will be transported back to the moment that Han was frozen by Jabba and they will feel sorry for you and just shower you with candy.

This RV Has an Onboard Garage for Your Car

This RV Has an Onboard Garage for Your Car
Some people really love the RV lifestyle. They get to travel from place to place and the RV is their home away from home. In some cases it is their actual home. Though in most cases, if you have one of these giant mobile homes, you’ve had to tow your car behind it if you want to bring it along.

Guy Creates His Own Flying Car That Looks Like a Spider

Guy Creates His Own Flying Car That Looks Like a Spider
Traffic in the Philippines capital of Manila is some of the worst on the planet, so it only makes sense that if you could fly over it, you would. Quezon City, Manila inventor Kyxz Mendoza is attempting to do just that, with the creation of his very own flying car. 

Civilization VI Takes World Domination to Nintendo Switch

Civilization VI Takes World Domination to Nintendo Switch
I can say with ease that the best video game I have ever played, and have played for years, is Civilization VI. When I feel like playing a game on my PC, that is normally the game I go to.

This Lightning Charger Requires No Cable

This Lightning Charger Requires No Cable
Wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t have to worry about coiling up your phone charger or getting the wires tangled and damaged? Sure, wireless chargers are great, but they’re slow, and older iOS devices don’t support it anyhow.

SpongeBob and Patrick Christmas POP! Figures Put the Who in WHOOOOOOOOOOliday

SpongeBob and Patrick Christmas POP! Figures Put the Who in WHOOOOOOOOOOliday
When my kids were smaller I watched SpongeBob SquarePants with them all of the time. I’m not sure if that makes me a bad parent, a good one, or just a weird one. I remember the Christmas episode of the show where Patrick runs all around slurping on a candy cane.
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