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Archive for March 2019

Preorder The Sega Genesis Mini Now

Preorder The Sega Genesis Mini Now
If you are a fan of vintage game consoles, you likely already know that the SEGA Genesis Mini is coming soon. The revamped miniature version of the classic 16-bit console arrives on September 19, 2019. It will come with 40 games, and a save state function.

Boston Dynamics’ Handle Robot Carries and Stacks Boxes

Boston Dynamics’ Handle Robot Carries and Stacks Boxes
We first saw Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot rolling about and balancing like a boss back in 2017. Now, the robot has been reimagined as a “mobile manipulation robot designed for logistics.” All I know is that this robot looks like trouble.
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NASA/ESA Space Study to Pay $19,000 for Laying on your Ass

NASA/ESA Space Study to Pay $19,000 for Laying on your Ass
NASA and the European Space Agency have teamed up on a study that aims to see if artificial gravity can help keep astronauts remain healthy on extended space missions, where bone and muscle loss can occur.

This Robot Will Park Your Car For You

This Robot Will Park Your Car For You
Today we have cars that can park themselves, but that’s not good enough. What we need are robots to park our non-autonomous cars for us. Stanley Robotics car-parking robot is basically the mechanical equivalent of a valet parker.

Check out Some Cool Pool Tricks and Domino Mazes

Check out Some Cool Pool Tricks and Domino Mazes
Hevesh5 (aka Lily Hevesh) has a ton of patience when it comes to setting up dominoes. She recently put together a video which combines falling dominoes with pool shots, and the end result is pretty damn cool.

AT-AT Liquor Cabinet Perfect for Serving Up Your Johnnie (Imperial) Walker Black

AT-AT Liquor Cabinet Perfect for Serving Up Your Johnnie (Imperial) Walker Black
I’ve always wanted one of those fancy liquor cabinets in my house. I’m not talking about the type that look like an old globe either. I want a really cool one. Perhaps something really original, like one that looks like an AT-AT Imperial Walker.

Darth Vader LEGO Transformation Set: Anakin No More

Darth Vader LEGO Transformation Set: Anakin No More
When my daughter was little we got the boxed set of all the Star Wars films one Christmas. She didn’t like the original movies I grew up with, which I blamed on her mother’s side of the family.

Chug N’ Plug Beer Shotgunning Tool Lets You Plug It and Chug It

Chug N’ Plug Beer Shotgunning Tool Lets You Plug It and Chug It
Hey, kids, what time is it?!? It’s spring break, baby. And this time of year means lots of irresponsible drinking. But how do you make chugging easier for the masses? The answer is the Chug N’ Plug beer shotgunning tool from Greenlife Technologies.

Funko POP! Sting Won’t Stand So Close to You

Funko POP! Sting Won’t Stand So Close to You
If you ever turned on MTV in the 1980s when all it played was music, you are guaranteed to have seen a video of one of the many popular songs from The Police. The band actually had three members, but with the lead singer going by the name “Sting,” he’s the only one most of us remember.

This Tauntaun Head Wall Trophy Will Dress up Any Space

This Tauntaun Head Wall Trophy Will Dress up Any Space
So you’ve been freezing to death on the surface of Hoth, and spent the night sleeping inside of the smelly guts of your tauntaun pal to keep warm. Now that you’re done with your near-death experience, you’ve got to do something with that carcass, right?

Rifle-wielding Drones Are a Real Thing

Rifle-wielding Drones Are a Real Thing
Russian arms manufacturer Almaz-Ante has a quirky looking flying machine that can actually fire rounds of ammo. The “experimental prototype combat drones violator” is a drone, a rifle, offering up its brand of death from above.

Faux Paws: Bear Gloves for Your Bare Hands

Faux Paws: Bear Gloves for Your Bare Hands
Yeah, I know Spring is just around the corner, so why the heck am I talking about thick, furry gloves? Well, like they say on Game of Thrones, “Winter is coming.” It’s true. It is… someday.

Little Feet for Everything

Little Feet for Everything
Sometimes the stuff cluttering your desk and bookshelves just needs a little something extra. But what is it that’s missing? Well I’ll tell you. You need to put some feet on it. Yes, thanks to the marvels of 3D printing technology, you can now add little feet to pretty much anything, thanks to Little Feet for Everything.

PS4 Controller Alarm Clock: Eat, Drink, and Sleep Video Games

PS4 Controller Alarm Clock: Eat, Drink, and Sleep Video Games
I know what you really want to do is sit around all day on your PS4 and play the hunting simulator known as Red Dead Redemption 2. If you have other stuff to do like work or school, and you need to get up on time, you might as well do it with the PlayStation “This is for the Dreamers” alarm clock.

Own a Replica of Clark Griswold’s Family Truckster

Own a Replica of Clark Griswold’s Family Truckster
Check out this awesome replica of the Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon’s Vacation.  This is a damn fine automobile. It’s not just for the likes of Clark Griswold either. You can own this one for yourself.

Star Trek Catan Looks More Fun than Tri-Dimensional Chess

Star Trek Catan Looks More Fun than Tri-Dimensional Chess
Fans of both Settlers of Catan and Star Trek can set their phasers to fun as they roll the dice in search of resources thanks to a mashup of both franchises in the Star Trek Catan board game.
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