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Giant Straw Godzilla Shows up in Japan

Giant Straw Godzilla Shows up in Japan
This giant Godzilla was made by a group of 150 volunteers. It stands 23-feet tall and is made out of straw! It has LED eyes that light up, too. Thankfully it is incapable of rampaging around the city.

Human-size Godzilla Statue Won’t Crush the City

Human-size Godzilla Statue Won’t Crush the City
Growing up, I watched a lot of Godzilla movies because they came on every afternoon on a local TV channel. It was cool to watch those movies, but what I remember most was that the costume was pretty cheesy and you could see all the latex flop around as the actor stomped around on top of scale models of Japan.
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This Zelda Treasure Chest Holds an NES and a Levitating Triforce

This Zelda Treasure Chest Holds an NES and a Levitating Triforce
This Wind Waker-style Legend of Zelda chest has some very special features, including a built-in NES console with a matching custom controller. But the real show-stopper is the Triforce that actually levitates and rotates on top.

The Piggyback Driver Helmet Turns Parents into Vehicles

The Piggyback Driver Helmet Turns Parents into Vehicles
If you’re a parent with a young child, you know all about piggyback rides. Well they are about to get much cooler for your kid. The Piggyback Driver lets kids drive their parents like an actual vehicle.

Batmobile Bed: To the Sleep Cave, Robin!

Batmobile Bed: To the Sleep Cave, Robin!
Now your child can live out their dreams of sleeping like the Batman thanks to Pottery Barn Kids’ Batmobile Bed. It is perfect for your little crime-fighters, and their little Bat Caves. The bed is based on the classic 1966 Batmobile,with a glossy black finish and sleek silver details.

Voyager Golden Record Vinyl Box Set

Voyager Golden Record Vinyl Box Set
Space geeks are going to love this. Remember Carl Sagan’s message for extraterrestrials? Right now it is about 13 billion miles away from Earth aboard the Voyager I spacecraft. Hopefully some aliens (or the crew of the Enterprise) will find it soon.

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer
We would all love to own our own full sized Transformers, but sadly, it has never been a reality. Until now. Turkish company Letvision have successfully created a working prototype, and now they plan to sell these transforming vehicles to buyers.

Cyclone Kit Lets You Build a Roller Coaster on Your Desk

Cyclone Kit Lets You Build a Roller Coaster on Your Desk
Roller coaster enthusiasts are going to love this construction kit. The Cyclone is a 1:48-scale roller coaster that you can build yourself and put on your desk. Just because. Do you really need a reason? If it was a pre-built model, it wouldn’t be nearly as fun, so it is very cool that you can build this yourself.

Full-size 3D Printed Stargate Will Take You to a Museum

Full-size 3D Printed Stargate Will Take You to a Museum
The Musée royal de Mariemont in Belgium is holding an exhibition called “From Stargate to Comics: Egyptian Gods In Geek Culture”. Sounds pretty cool no? And you can travel there by Stargate. Okay, you can’t get there by Stargate, but they do have one on site.

This Working Bionic Hand Is Made from a Keurig Coffee Maker

This Working Bionic Hand Is Made from a Keurig Coffee Maker
It turns out that Keurig coffee maker on your kitchen counter can be used for so much more than just making you a hot cup of joe. Just ask Evan Booth, who created Hedberg, a real working bionic hand made almost entirely out of the parts of a disassembled Keurig 2.0 K350 Coffee Maker.

NASA HiDyRS-X Camera Reveals New Detail in Rocket Plumes

NASA HiDyRS-X Camera Reveals New Detail in Rocket Plumes
If you have ever seen photos of NASA rocket boosters in flight or in testing, you know that all you really see is a bright orange flare. It’s impossible to make out much in the way of detail.

$500 Nikon Coolpix Captures 83X Optical Zoom of the Moon

$500 Nikon Coolpix Captures 83X Optical Zoom of the Moon
This is a pretty impressive video demonstration of the incredible 83X optical zoom lens on Nikon’s COOLPIX P900 digital camera, which can be had for just over $500 these days. Its zoom is so good, it can fly you to the Moon, just like a real astronaut… who is on Earth, holding a camera.

The Ripchair 3.0 Is an Off-road Capable Wheelchair

The Ripchair 3.0 Is an Off-road Capable Wheelchair
The Ripchair 3.0 by Howe and Howe Technologies is a high-powered wheelchair that provides off-road access to the disabled. It accepts your existing chair and allows people who ride in wheelchairs to go over terrain that they normally would stay away from.

A Supercharged Roomba Speeds Around a Park

A Supercharged Roomba Speeds Around a Park
Roombas are pretty handy little robot vacuum cleaners. Even if they do do their job super slowly. But if you have ever wondered what a Roomba would look like on crack, check out this video. It is the fastest Roomba ever.

Make Your Own Rocket Lamp and Blast Off

Make Your Own Rocket Lamp and Blast Off
This amazing table lamp shows the power and majesty of a rocket taking off. You can’t buy it, but if you think it looks awesome, as I do, you can make one yourself. If you want to try to DIY, you’ll need this model kit, a bunch of polypropylene pillow stuffing for the clouds, as well as the instructions outlined on Tinkerings.

Microsoft Is Adding a Wheelchair Option to Xbox Avatars

Microsoft Is Adding a Wheelchair Option to Xbox Avatars
Great news for disabled gamers who play on the Xbox One. Microsoft is adding the ability for avatars to ride in a wheelchair. Now more folks can have cool avatars that represent them better. It looks like they are also adding some visual tweaks as well.
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