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Fan-made Halo 4 Light Rifle Metal Replica Weighs 28lb.: For a Fit Forerunner

Fan-made Halo 4 Light Rifle Metal Replica Weighs 28lb.: For a Fit Forerunner
Prop maker David of Naughty Zoot Design went all out when he made this replica of the Z-250 Light Rifle from Halo 4. Instead of relying on a paint job to get an authentic look, David used 14 gauge cold-rolled steel and copper to capture the weapon’s appearance.

LEGO Computer: Master Builder Race

LEGO Computer: Master Builder Race
We’ve seen that it’s completely viable to make a computer case out of LEGO. But if you don’t know how to build your own, hit up Mike Schropp of Total Geekdom. He recently unveiled his LEGO Computer build, a nice compromise between form and function.
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HYT H3 Watch Uses Liquid to Tell Time and Breaks the Bank

HYT H3 Watch Uses Liquid to Tell Time and Breaks the Bank
When it comes to things like watches and other wearable items, I am rather cheap. For instance, I plan to stick with my Pebble for as long as it works rather than spend hundreds on a new Apple Watch.

R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard: The Empire Strikes Backspace

R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard: The Empire Strikes Backspace
Assuming the mantle of the Sith, Japanese toy maker imp. recently unveiled an R2-Q5 version of its R2-D2 virtual keyboard. Except for its colors and its limited run of 500 units, it works exactly the same as Artoo – it’s a Bluetooth 3.0 infrared keyboard that makes astromech sounds when it’s turned on and off as well as while you’re typing.

Orphe Light-up Motion Controller Shoes: Flashy Footwear

Orphe Light-up Motion Controller Shoes: Flashy Footwear
Japanese company No New Folk are working on Orphe, a pair of shoes for performers. Each shoe has 100 individually controlled LEDs, an ARM Cortex microprocessor, a Bluetooth chip and a motion sensor that can be used to control another device with the wearer’s movements.

Trickey Mini Keyboard Has Swappable Keys: Any Key, Anywhere

Trickey Mini Keyboard Has Swappable Keys: Any Key, Anywhere
Japanese shop BreadBoardManiac has come up with a more affordable alternative to Art Lebedev’s Mini Six programmable keyboard. It’s called the Trickey, a swappable and modular keyboard. You’ll have to print or draw the keys’ legends though.

3D Printed Strandbeest: Still Alive

3D Printed Strandbeest: Still Alive
Dutch artist Theo Jansen is known for his strandbeest – kinetic sculptures that are powered by the wind and have life-like gait. We’ve featured a couple of fan-made strandbeest, but it turns out Jansen is also selling miniature ones that are printed by Shapeways.

Metal Gear Solid V Japanese Premium Package Comes with Life-size Bionic Arm

Metal Gear Solid V Japanese Premium Package Comes with Life-size Bionic Arm
If you thought the MGS V-themed PS4 was sweet, check out the Premium Package that Konami is offering its customers in Japan. The limited edition game bundle comes with a 1:1 replica of Big Boss’ bionic arm.

Brando Coffee Cup Bluetooth Speaker: A Prank for the World’s Best Dad

Brando Coffee Cup Bluetooth Speaker: A Prank for the World’s Best Dad
When my boss sent the link to Brando’s Bluetooth speaker I thought it was going to be a coffee cup that doubled as a speaker. I’ve clearly been out of touch with this wacky company. Because of course this is their take on a coffee cup speaker.

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys
Now that Android is in everything from smartphones to cars, its users can enjoy their games and other apps in more places than ever before. But if Mad Catz is to be believed, you’ll only need one controller for all of your Android devices.

Fullmetal Alchemist Alphonse Armor Transmutes Money to Steel and Leather

Fullmetal Alchemist Alphonse Armor Transmutes Money to Steel and Leather
Thanks to Iron Woods Shop, you won’t need to sacrifice your body to cosplay as Alphonse Elric. The shop makes this badass wearable suit of armor in the style of Al’s proxy body. They’re not asking for a Philosopher’s Stone either.

The Realm System Resistance-based Motion Controller: Work Hard to Play Hard

The Realm System Resistance-based Motion Controller: Work Hard to Play Hard
If you liked using the Wii, the PlayStation Move or the Kinect, keep an eye on The Realm System. Like the Wii and PS Move, it has a pair of handheld motion controllers but it also has rubber resistance bands that are tied to a waist strap.

Beam Smart Projector Screws into Light Sockets: Bulbflix

Beam Smart Projector Screws into Light Sockets: Bulbflix
These days, there are projectors small enough that you can easily mount them wherever you want. But the Beam smart projector provides an even more convenient option, because it screws into and gets power from E26 and E27 light sockets.

LEGO UCS Star Wars TIE Fighter: Eye of Sith Lords

LEGO UCS Star Wars TIE Fighter: Eye of Sith Lords
Eyeball this eyeball. The Ultimate Collector Series LEGO TIE Fighter 79095 is a 19.5″ high, 12″ long, and 12.2″ wide scale model of the Empire’s staple starfighter. It will come with a 360º display stand, a fact plaque and a new TIE fighter pilot minifig with a blaster.

Voltera V1 Circuit Board Printer: Print-A-Sketch

Voltera V1 Circuit Board Printer: Print-A-Sketch
The latest in the growing niche of circuit board printers, the Voltera V1 can print up to two layers of conductive tracks, apply solder and reflow the board when SMDs are added. The printer has three extruder heads – one for conductive ink, one for solder and one for insulating ink – that you can easily pop on and off thanks to their magnetic connectors.

Alien Space Jockey Maquette: Mommy Mummy

Alien Space Jockey Maquette: Mommy Mummy
The spooky messenger seen by the Nostromo crew, the Space Jockey gave us our first glimpse at the Engineers, the creators of mankind in the Alien universe. Sideshow Collectibles miniaturized H.R. Giger’s biomechanical masterpiece into this creepy desktop collectible.
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