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Life-size LEGO Unikitty: Half-Unicorn, Half-Cat, Full Scale

Life-size LEGO Unikitty: Half-Unicorn, Half-Cat, Full Scale
Christoph Bartneck secured his spot in Cloud Cuckoo Land among fellow Master Builders with this life-size model of The LEGO Movie‘s Princess Unikitty. As if its size wasn’t commanding enough, the model’s head can rotate while its eyes have detachable LEDs that blink wildly.

Circuit Classics: Getting Restarted in Electronics

Circuit Classics: Getting Restarted in Electronics
The electronics books of Forrest M. Mims III have educated and inspired millions of people since the ’80s, thanks to Mims’ friendly and concise writing style and his hand-drawn illustrations. Electrical engineer Star Simpson is one of Mims’ fans, and she came up with a wonderful homage to the author.
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SEGA Mega Drive Classics to Add Support for Mods: Altered Bits

SEGA Mega Drive Classics to Add Support for Mods: Altered Bits
SEGA Mega Drive Classics is a Steam collection of Mega Drive (aka Genesis) games ported to Windows. On April 28th, it’s going to receive a free update that adds an interactive launcher called the SEGA Mega Drive Classics Hub.

Manga Realization Samurai Spider-Man: Does Whatever His Daimyo Wants

Manga Realization Samurai Spider-Man: Does Whatever His Daimyo Wants
Late last year we caught a glimpse of Tamashii Nations’ samurai-inspired take on Ultimate Spider-Man. It turns out Spidey is just the first in the company’s Manga Realization, a new line of samurai-themed action figures based on comic book characters.

LEGO Voltron Concept: Defender of the Legolands

LEGO Voltron Concept: Defender of the Legolands
From days of this month, from the uncharted regions of the Internet, comes a legend. A legendary concept of Lion Force Voltron created by LEGO Ideas member len_d69. While the upcoming Voltron reboot has a cool-looking take on the Lion Force, len_d69 opted to mimic their original look.

Cool Your Jets in This Jet Engine Chair

Cool Your Jets in This Jet Engine Chair
If you’re looking for the latest in Bond super villain furniture, look no further. This jet engine chair is the perfect place to relax and stroke your cat while laughing maniacally. You can buy two and have one be fully operational, so you can trick your enemies into sitting back and getting sucked into the blades.

Simple Control Interface for Linux Computers: pyLCI

Simple Control Interface for Linux Computers: pyLCI
It’s becoming increasingly clear to makers that single board computers and the DIY devices based on them need control interfaces that are simpler and faster to use than desktop peripherals or even full-on PCs. Pičugins Arsenijs believes he’s come up with a much simpler alternative.

Street Fighter II Defeated Face Busts: Nine! Eight!..

Street Fighter II Defeated Face Busts: Nine! Eight!..
Milestone reminds us how far Street Fighter‘s art has come with these terribad 2″ busts. They’re 3D versions of the character portraits that appear in Street Fighter II after you’re defeated. Seeing Ryu and the gang beat up makes the “Continue?”

Edelkrone StandPLUS Reinvents the Tripod

Edelkrone StandPLUS Reinvents the Tripod
Using a tripod can mean getting the perfect picture, but the problem is getting it set up in time to take that shot. Somebody finally built a better tripod. The tripod of the future coming soon, and it eliminates knobs, buttons, and those awkward extending legs.

Dark Souls – The Board Game: Prepare to Dice

Dark Souls – The Board Game: Prepare to Dice
Sun praisers will soon be able to slay bosses without their consoles or PCs, thanks to Steamforged Games’ upcoming officially licensed Dark Souls – The Board Game. Based on its prototype, it does a great job of capturing the Souls series’ combat in a turn-based and tabletop format.

3D Printer Error Detection Mod: Axistential

3D Printer Error Detection Mod: Axistential
3D printers are prone to a problem called layer shifting, which is when the printer’s x- or y-axis stepper motor skips, causing layers from that point onward to be misaligned with the previously printed layers. That of course leads to a useless object and wasted time and materials.

Spyce Kitchen Fully Automated Restaurant: Cooking Master Bot

Spyce Kitchen Fully Automated Restaurant: Cooking Master Bot
We have robotic bartenders, why not robotic cooks as well? Actually, Spyce Kitchen is not just a cook but an entire restaurant that works on its own, from measuring ingredients to washing its pots. MIT mechanical and electrical engineering students Kale Rogers, Michael Farid, Braden Knight, and Luke Schlueter are the wizards behind the robo resto.

Star Trek Shuttle Pinball Coffee Table: Where All Nouns Have Gone Before

Star Trek Shuttle Pinball Coffee Table: Where All Nouns Have Gone Before
You may remember Altar Furniture from its awesome R2-D2 pinball coffee table. Trekkies who are also pinball fans will be delighted to know that the company has something for them as well. The beautiful Shuttle Interactive Coffee Table is designed to look like Star Trek‘s shuttlecraft.

Extremely Thin and Flexible Wearable Electronics: Soft & Smooth Screen

Extremely Thin and Flexible Wearable Electronics: Soft & Smooth Screen
Today’s wearable devices often mimic the forms of analog devices such as sunglasses and watches. But that won’t be the case forever, in the same way that today’s smartphones look very different from their predecessors. Researchers at the University of Tokyo’s Someya Group give us a glimpse at the future of wearables with a series of electronics that are thin and flexible enough to be laminated onto skin.

Retro Report Remembers Dungeons & Dragons’ Ironic Success Story

Retro Report Remembers Dungeons & Dragons’ Ironic Success Story
Look at these children having the time of their lives playing Dungeons & Dragons. But if you showed a similar scene to some American parents in the early ’80s, they’d freak out and say that these children were being introduced to witchcraft and devil worship.

Splyt Light Modular Lighting Fixture: Bulb-Lamps Duality

Splyt Light Modular Lighting Fixture: Bulb-Lamps Duality
The Splyt Light is the bonsai of lighting. You can grow or trim it according to your needs or style. As long as your needs or style can be solved by Y-shaped modules and tiny light bulbs.
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