Here’s another in a long line of wacky USB devices: the gold bar USB hub from Thanko Japan.
The USB 1.1/2.0 gold bar hub features 8 powered USB ports in a mock-gold style befitting storage in Fort Knox.
The next in the series of Lucasfilm-approved Star Wars USB memory sticks (known as “mimobots”) has been revealed and it’s everyone’s favorite droid, R2-D2.
Stormtrooper, Chewbacca and Darth Vader models were previously announced. These limited-edition mimobots come in 1GB ($79.95),
Ever wonder what’s inside those “top secret”-looking aluminum briefcases you see in spy movies?
Designed by famous German model maker Faller, this case is filled with a tiny little slot car track, complete with 1/87th scale racers and two remotes for controlling your cars.
In a world full of Google Maps mash-ups, it’s always fun to stumble across one that is truly different. The guys over at geogreeting.com have done just that.
Geogreeting takes carefully selected Google satellite images of buildings and landmarks that happen to look like letters of the alphabet, and creates custom typography from them.
Not that your screen really needs saving these days, but some cruel jokers over at Microsoft TechNet have released the Blue Screen of Death Screen Saver for those of you with a sadistic streak.
The screen saver accurately emulates the dreaded OS hard crash that Windows is (in)famous for.
The guys over at Brick Flick have painstakingly built a series of LEGO vignettes based on classic video games.
The scenes include Mortal Kombat, Castlevania, Shadow of the Colossus, Contra, Excitebike and my personal Favorite, Katamari (Block)acy – shown above.
Just in time for the holidays, The Onion – America’s Finest News Source, will offer the ideal holiday gifts for the guy or gal who has everything.
Gotchabox is a set of three boxes from completely fake, yet surprisingly real sounding bad gift items, the USB toaster (are you sure this isn’t real?),
At this week’s Pinball Expo in Chicago, a little company called Global VR showed off their UltraPin pinball machine which brings back the feel of old pinball machines, but updates the concept for the 21st century.
From the “someone has too much time on their hands” file…
A true geek going by the screen name Cursors managed to take enough time out from his busy office life to build a giant reproduction of the Windows game, Minesweeper, entirely out of tiny plastic pixelblocks.
The folks over at Game Revolution have compiled this list of the worst names in the history of video games.
With the inclusion of titles such as Sticky Balls, Wild Woody and Irritating Stick, I think there’s a theme emerging here.
After you’ve adorned yourself with some Pac-man and Ghost rings, why not round out the look with this classic Atari joystick necklace?
The tiny joystick pendant measures just .5 ” x .75″ x .5″ and comes on a 12″ silver tone chain.
If you’re looking for the ultimate way to wake up your roomie, or just want to give someone a good old-fashioned heart attack, the Sonic Grenade might just fill the bill.
To startle your unsuspecting victim, simple pull the pin and lob your grenade in their general direction.
With all the ridiculous looking gameplay videos we’ve seen coming out for the new Nintendo Wii, I thought you might find this amusing:
I can’t decide whether I like the tea time or the tattoo artist game better.