Ready to take your next cosplay to the winner’s circle at a convention? Or maybe you just want to spice up your next Dungeons & Dragons session. Well, Etsy shop DraconicWares has the gauntlets for you.
Back in the 1970s, the idea of “pyramid power” was about as popular among crackpots as today’s flat earth theories. While the Egyptian pyramids and other pyramid-shaped structures possess no magical qualities, they are cool to look at and architecturally significant.
If you are the Indiana Jones type or just someone who loves the outdoors, you want to protect your Apple wearable from the environment. Well, a new Apple Watch protective case created by MTM Special Ops Watches delivers a weapons grade aluminium or titanium casing that will keep your Apple Watch protected from the elements and just about everything else.
Last year we saw Local Motors’ Strati, a compact car with a 3D printed body, seats, windshield and support structures. Divergent Microfactories’ (DM) Blade prototype supercar looks much better – and is apparently much more powerful – than the Strati, but DM’s pride and joy is what’s inside the car.
Fans of destroying things to see what happens will enjoy this fun video of YouTuber The Backyard Scientist pouring molten aluminum into a giant lava lamp – just to see what happens. Because it’s fun and possibly explosive.
These retro video game coasters are engraved in aluminum and perfect for your counter top. They will remind you of the old days, when a high score meant everything and you were robbed of all your quarters to get that honor.
Consumer technology has improved by leaps and bounds in the past decade alone. But we all know that the same can’t be said of rechargeable batteries. That’s why scientists from Stanford University and their Chinese and Taiwanese colleagues are proud of their invention: a durable, safe and flexible battery that can be charged in just one minute.
This Wood & Aluminum Connect Four is the classiest way to play Connect Four. It’s basically how rich people play it, because you know, they are better than you. You have a plastic game, while they have a wood and aluminum version that their butler can take away when they are done.
If you’re looking for a way to customize your computer keyboard, check out HolyOOPS. Based in China, HolyOOPS makes CNC-machined keycaps out of aluminum or titanium. They feature symbols or characters from anime, comics and at least one TV series.
There are bunches of cases out there for the iPad that add a physical keyboard to make it more efficient to use when typing a lot. A new case has turned up on Kickstarter that turns the iPad Air into a laptop.
Hide your mushrooms, buds and leaves in these Super Mario Bros.-themed boxes. They’re special editions of a trick safe called the Magic Billet Box, which has a lid that can only be opened a certain way.
I’ve heard of people trying to build a better mousetrap. I’ve never heard of anyone trying to build a better pencil sharpener. That is exactly Matt Marrocco hoping to do with his Kickstarter campaign. The project aims to produce electric and manual pencil sharpeners, going by the name IDRAW.
I’m a big fan of the whole 3D printing phenomenon, and really excited about the rapid development and growth of the technology. While most 3D printers work on the same principal – a moving print head that melts plastic – the Vader printer will be able to print using metal.