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Build Your Own Lightsaber

Build Your Own Lightsaber
Were those lightsaber laser pointers just too tiny to satisfy your man-sized Star Wars hunger? Then wrap your hands around one of these full-sized lightsaber replicas which you can actually customize to your own liking. The Force FX Lightsaber Contstruction Kit gives you everything you need to create your own blade.

The World’s Smallest Nintendo Ds Lite

The World’s Smallest Nintendo Ds Lite
Check out this tiny papercraft model of an ice blue Nintendo DS Lite created by a really dedicated (and really patient) gaming fan. Even though it’s only slightly larger than a paper clip, this mini DS Lite features an a amazing amount of detail. With a steady hand, some glue, a knife and a couple of other office supplies, artist SonicScape Jun created this tiny little DS.
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Automated Voice Response System Gets an Attitude

Automated Voice Response System Gets an Attitude
Ever feel like telling one of those stupid voice-recognition phone systems exactly where it can stick option number 2? Carnegie Mellon alumnus, humorist and robotics author Daniel H. Wilson stars in this humorous video clip of what happened when he got a little too snarky with Diane, the voice behind an Automated Voice Response (AVR) system.

Pac-Man Blocks Light Up Your Life

Pac-Man Blocks Light Up Your Life
The last time I saw such a brilliant blending of Pac-Mania and illumination was the amazing Pac-Man Christmas tree that showed up on the streets of Madrid over the holidays. Now you can have your own personal Pac & Pals light show thanks to these fun colored light blocks. Designed by French lighting company Remake Design, these clever interlocking light blocks now come in Pac-Man inspired styles, including colored ghosts, dots, and of course the pie-shaped yellow guy we all know and love so much.

Macbook Air Isn’t the Thinnest Apple

Macbook Air Isn’t the Thinnest Apple
On the eve of the in-store release of Apple’s sleek and sexy MacBook Air portable, it’s been revealed that an even thinner, tinier MacBook is in the works. The MacBook Paper is about twice the thickness of a sheet of paper, and it too fits inside of an envelope.

Robothespian Masters the Classics

Robothespian Masters the Classics
Back in the day, I did my stint designing lighting and sets for community theater companies, so I’ve seen more than my share of wooden acting. But this is the first time I’ve ever seen metal acting. The RoboThespian is a life-sized robotic puppet, designed with one mission in mind — to entertain.

Rfl Robot: Programmable Football ‘Bot on a Budget

Rfl Robot: Programmable Football ‘Bot on a Budget
If you’re gonna have a robot, why not have one that can play sports? This low-cost robot is designed specifically for playing robotic football tournaments. The RFL (Robotic Football League) Robot was created for playing football in tournaments with other robot enhusiasts.

Halo Energy Sword Gets Real

Halo Energy Sword Gets Real
If you’re a Halo fan, at some point you’ve probably wished you could have an actual energy sword to take out your frustrations with. While no such real-world weapon currently exists, here’s the next best thing. Currently up for auction over on eBay, this life-size replica Halo sword isn’t made from an unknown energy source, but it still looks intimidating.

IPod Earbuds for Giants [Speakers]

IPod Earbuds for Giants [Speakers]
You’ve gotta love these speakers that look like giant iPod earbuds. Unless your last name Bunyon or your first name is Green, these jumbo earphones will have to sit on your desktop instead of in your ears. Part of the new lineup of whimsical products from Fred & Friends, these gargantuan earbud speakers are sure to draw looks sitting there alongside your laptop.

The Real Gaming Medal of Honor

The Real Gaming Medal of Honor
Say you’ve got an Xbox 360 and you want to show off your gaming prowess. You’ve got an online scoreboard to show off your achievements. Sony is working on a similar skill tracking system for the PS3.

Pac-Man Cupcakes Make Mouths Happy

Pac-Man Cupcakes Make Mouths Happy
Damn. These Pac-Man cupcakes sure look tasty. Too bad I just ate dinner, and too bad that they’re only a picture of cupcakes instead of ones that I can actually pop in my mouth and chow down on. I wonder if the cherries really taste like cherries? I spotted these delicious looking Pac-Man cakes created by baker hello naomi today, perfectly iced, and arranged to look just like the game screen.

USB Flash Memory Looks Like a Mini iPod

USB Flash Memory Looks Like a Mini iPod
Sure, you can store your data on a real iPod, but why would you want to when you can have a cute little version of the iconic media player instead? FruitShop’s Pod Driver flash drives look a whole heck of a lot like tiny iPods with faces.

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby
Vinyl DJs and turntablists rejoice, for here is a watch that’s a perfect reflection of you and your musical stylings. Designed by FludWatches, the TableTurns watch has a face that looks like a miniaturized version of the classic Technics 1200 turntable.

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays
This cool decorative tape lets you leave messages by blacking out the the white areas. A brilliantly simple design concept, the tape works in pretty much any language thanks to its free-form display concept. Perfect for labeling boxes, temporary signage, creating impromptu artworks or modern graffiti, the tape comes in either a dot-matrix or segmented style.

Lightsaber Laser Pointers: You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid.

Lightsaber Laser Pointers: You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid.
If you thought those lightsaber bedside lamps were a bit too over the top, these pocket-sized sabers are a bit easier to handle. Designed to look like the ones donned by Star Wars villains Darth Vader and Darth Maul, these mini lightsabers are actually laser pointers. They slip onto any keychain, and project a tiny red laser beam.

Bubblegum Sequencer Chews Through Tunes

Bubblegum Sequencer Chews Through Tunes
This music sequencer takes the same basic interface concept as the ball bearing sequencer I recently showed you, and makes it deliciously chewable. Instead of shiny metal spheres, this sequencer uses a bunch of colorful candy-coated gumballs to make a beat you can dance to.   Designed by Hannes Hesse, Andrew McDiarmid and Rosie Han – students at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, the Bubblegum Sequencer identifies the locations of strategically-placed gumballs to create rhythm tracks.
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