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DIY Disc Gun Will Make You Obsolete

DIY Disc Gun Will Make You Obsolete
A few years ago, we saw a LEGO contraption that threw compact discs a fair distance. It was cool, but YouTuber JZSlenker‘s CD-spewing machine is a legit weapon. The contraption is based on an angle grinder and what appears to be a custom made arm that can feed discs at great speed.

Sawblade Frisbee Won’t Cut off Your Fingers When You Catch It

Sawblade Frisbee Won’t Cut off Your Fingers When You Catch It
Whether you’re looking for an accessory to go with your Halloween costume, or just something to toss around out on the quad year-round, the Sawblade Throwing Disc is just the right thing.
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Foldable Mouse Concept Fits in Optical Drive When Flat: Discformer

Foldable Mouse Concept Fits in Optical Drive When Flat: Discformer
I think my mouse is portable enough that I’d have no trouble carrying it with me wherever I go. But the farthest I’ve traveled is to our gate. I barely made it back. Anyway designer Taewon Hwang thinks mice could be smaller and thinner.

Floating Frisbee Could Fly 100 Feet or More

Floating Frisbee Could Fly 100 Feet or More
I’ve never been all that good at throwing a frisbee. On occasion, I’ll get off a good shot, but it usually goes like 15 or 20 feet then peters out or takes a violent turn off course.

Original TRON was in 3D Too (TRON View-Master)

Original TRON was in 3D Too (TRON View-Master)
Now that you’ve seen TRON:Legacy in 3D, you probably wondered what the original might have looked like in 3D. Well, it turns out there was a way to experience the TRON in 3D, all the way back in 1982…

Discs of TRON Get Real

Discs of TRON Get Real
Boy, the TRON: Legacy merchandising team has kicked into full force. Whether you’re looking for some trashy high-heels, a lightcycle USB drive or some Daft Punk headphones, they’ve got something for you. Here’s another fun TRON gizmo – it’s a little toy that lets you play with the movie’s famous discs.

LEGO Disc Thrower: Put Those Old Aol Discs to Good Use

LEGO Disc Thrower: Put Those Old Aol Discs to Good Use
Here’s further proof that you can build anything out of LEGO.  LUGNET member Philo made this awesome disc thrower a couple of years ago, and I think it’s still a fun project for LEGO enthusiasts since optical media is just getting more and more obsolete.

Sony Bdp-Cx7000es Mega Blu-ray Changer Lets You Play Up to 400 Discs Without Getting Up From the Couch

Sony Bdp-Cx7000es Mega Blu-ray Changer Lets You Play Up to 400 Discs Without Getting Up From the Couch
It was probably the end of last year when my Blu-ray disc collection was something like 10 discs. Now, just a few months later, I have my collection is probably around 100 discs, and growing. So when I saw the beastly BDP-CX7000ES Mega Disc Changer from Sony, my eyes lit up.

Floppy Disk Gift Labels Perfect for Wrapping Geeky Gifts

Floppy Disk Gift Labels Perfect for Wrapping Geeky Gifts
Man, 3.5-inch disks. I still can’t believe that just a decade after the demise of the floppy, a pocket-sized iPod Nano can hold than 11,378 times more data than a single 3.5-inch disk. How far we’ve come.

Itis Lamp: It is LED. It is Modern. It is Really Cool.

Itis Lamp: It is LED. It is Modern. It is Really Cool.
The new ITIS desk lamp from Artemide provides dramatic LED illumination in a slick modern package. Thanks to its amazingly flexible adjustable design, the fixture easily takes on a variety of different looks. Designer Naoto Fukasawa actually took home the coveted Red Dot Design Award for his UFO-like lamp design, which provides both direct and diffused illumination from a low-energy (5 watt) LED light source.

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete
ThinkGeek recently announced their latest electronic gadget, a device that can easily convert your old Betamax Tapes to brand-spankin’-new HD-DVD discs. While it won’t handle transfers of DIVX, MiniDisc or SelectaVision Videodiscs, the BetaMaxHD will convert between two of the most undoubtedly out-of-fashion consumer media formats money can (or can’t) buy.

Space Ace Gets the High Def Treatment

Space Ace Gets the High Def Treatment
While I’m not a huge fan of many of those old full-motion-video (FMV) games, I have to keep a place in my heart for Space Ace, a surprisingly entertaining FMV laserdisc-based game created by some of the industry’s most respected animators.

Add Blu-ray to Your Pc for Under $200

Add Blu-ray to Your Pc for Under $200
Sony today announced a Blu-ray add-on drive for computers that breaks the $200 price barrier. The new BDU-X10S drive connects to your PC using a Serial ATA connection, adding high-definition movie playback to your desktop or HTPC.

Seiko Discus Watch: Let the Spinning Wheels Spin

Seiko Discus Watch: Let the Spinning Wheels Spin
This gorgeous new watch from Seiko Japan uses a series of spinning aluminum discs to display the current time. Unlike some of the more cryptic modern watches coming out of Japan these days, the Seiko Discus is actually quite easy to read.

Toshiba HD DVD Players at Wal-Mart for Under $99

Toshiba HD DVD Players at Wal-Mart for Under $99
According to this ad circular that’s floating around the web, your friendly neighborhood Wal-Mart will be flooding the market with super discounted Toshiba high definition DVD players. After dropping the price on Toshiba’s HD-A2 HD DVD player to $199, there’s now an ad that shows an unbelievable price of $98.87.

Tiny Piano Conceals CD Player

Tiny Piano Conceals CD Player
I’ve pretty much weened myself off of compact discs since my very first iPod, but for those of you who still enjoy your music in a flat, round format, here’s a unique CD player to listen to your oldies on.
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