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These Pizza Bags Are the Most Glorious of Food Holders

These Pizza Bags Are the Most Glorious of Food Holders
Pizza is easily the best food in the world. It’s got all the major food groups on one easy to hold triangular slice. One of my favorite things is that cold pizza is almost as good the day after as the hot fresh pizza was the day before.

Japanese Airport to Offer Nintendo Check-In

Japanese Airport to Offer Nintendo Check-In
If you travel through Kansai International Airport in Osaka, you will soon be greeted by Nintendo characters everywhere. Because Japan. Beginning on June 23, Nintendo is setting up a special check-in area at the airport’s Terminal 1 with Switch, 3DS, and smart device titles.
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How Well Can Voice Assistants Understand Different Accents?

How Well Can Voice Assistants Understand Different Accents?
I’ve tried my hand at various voice assisted devices over the years. Things like Ford’s Sync platform, Siri, and others. Early voice assistant devices like the Ford Sync system in the 2010 Mustang I owned were pretty stupid when it came to recognizing my slight southern accent.

Kate Spade Pink T-Rex Purse: Jurassic Purse

Kate Spade Pink T-Rex Purse: Jurassic Purse
A pink T-Rex purse, that’s what more women need on their arms. Now they have a great choice in this Whimsies T-Rex Crossbody Purse from Kate Spade. It is pink obviously, because girls. What we have here is basically a happy non-ferocious looking T-Rex that will hold all of your makeup and stuff.

Classic Comic Book Covers Recreated with Balloons

Classic Comic Book Covers Recreated with Balloons
Comic book covers are an amazing artform. They can be done in so many styles. Sometimes they are paintings, other times they are finely-detailed color pen and ink panels, but one thing I have never seen on a comic cover are balloon sculptures.

This Robot Plays the Marimba Way Better Than You Can

This Robot Plays the Marimba Way Better Than You Can
A while back engineers at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology built a robot that can play music. Mason Bretan’s robot goes by the name Shimon, and is a four-armed, marimba-playing robot with some serious smarts.

This Papercraft Penguin Assembles Itself When Dropped

This Papercraft Penguin Assembles Itself When Dropped
The Penguin Bomb is a DIY origami sculpture that arrives as a flat package, but when you drop it on a hard surface, it turns itself into a fat little penguin. Hence the name. This cleverly-designed toy was created by paper artist Haruki Nakamura.

Build Your Own LEGO Style Cat

Build Your Own LEGO Style Cat
Check out this fun series of building block cat sculptures from Hong-Kong-based company JEKCA, who makes single-stud bricks which are similar to LEGO. They are purr-fect. These sculptures are fun for cat lovers. They are available as kits, and they come in various colors and positions.

Guy Made His LEGO Space Shuttle Fly

Guy Made His LEGO Space Shuttle Fly
We love to make LEGO builds around here, but when an aerospace engineer plays with LEGO, he makes them fly. I’m talking about engineer Adam Woodworth, who made his LEGO Space Shuttle lift off. Set #1682, aka Space Shuttle Launch, was released way back in 1990.

Nintendo and Universal Studios Tease Super Nintendo World Theme Park

Nintendo and Universal Studios Tease Super Nintendo World Theme Park
Late last year, I talked a bit about the Super Nintendo World theme park that’s coming to Universal Studios Japan in 2020. Lest we forget they’re building the park, Universal and Nintendo have released a new teaser video to give us an idea of what to expect once it opens. If you ever wanted to travel through sewer pipes and pick up coins, this will be the theme park for you.

Star Wars Imperial Ceramic Teapot: The Empire Steeps Black (Tea)

Star Wars Imperial Ceramic Teapot: The Empire Steeps Black (Tea)
They don’t show it in the movies, but the Galactic Empire, like the British Empire, actually loves tea. It is a little known fact that during the battle of Hoth, Stormtroopers were having a tea party in the back of those AT-ATs.

Crash Testing LEGO Cars with an Air Cannon

Crash Testing LEGO Cars with an Air Cannon
Not long ago we watched a video of a LEGO Porsche being strapped to a real crash test sled and smashed into an obstacle. The LEGO Porsche was thoroughly destroyed in the test. Now we have another LEGO car being crushed into blocky bits after being fired out of some sort of air cannon. Beyond the Press loaded up their pneumatic cannon with a couple of different LEGO cars and sent them flying.

Baby Groot Cutting Board: Guardians of the Countertop

Baby Groot Cutting Board: Guardians of the Countertop
Ever since we went and saw Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, my daughter is all about Baby Groot. He’s apparently the most adorable thing ever. If you feel the same way, you might want this Baby Groot wooden cutting board. This 15″ x 11.25″

Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey: The Devils Brew

Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey: The Devils Brew
You know that booze is gonna be good if the name has “Hell Water” in it. This is the officially licensed Hellboy ‘Hell Water’ cinnamon whiskey. It is made in collaboration between XXX Distillery and Dark Horse Comics.

Guy Plays Electric Guitar Through a Tesla Coil

Guy Plays Electric Guitar Through a Tesla Coil
A guitar and amp? Pffft! Real men play their electric guitar using Tesla coils. Musician and engineer Nabzim decided to attach his electric guitar to a handmade solid state Tesla coil using an audio interrupter schematic. I have no idea what that means, but it’s very cool.

Game of Phones Encourages Players to Use Their Smartphones

Game of Phones Encourages Players to Use Their Smartphones
One of the things my dear old wife does that annoys me to no end is to spend half a movie messing with her phone, and then gets mad when I won’t recap everything she missed so she knows what is going on.
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