Kids are always told not to play with their food, but Le FabShop’s Open Toys project might make adults give an exception to the rule. Open Toys are 3D-printed accessories that you can stick to vegetables, fruits and other soft objects into vehicles.
For the two people who haven’t heard of it, the Push Button, Receive Bacon meme refers to the signage on many hand dryers, where the drawing of heat emanating from the dryer looks like strips of bacon.
Oooooooooooo which car has a windshield out of which you can’t see? SpongeBob Sienna! In a silly bit of cross-promotion, Toyota reverse-pimped its 2015 Sienna with a SpongeBob Squarepants theme. The Nickelodeon mascot’s face covers the front of the vehicle, while a huge bubble blower sits on top.
This is the saga of Tom aka 987spongebob, a 14-year old boy and a Viking for a while. He will be rembered for his epic troll – he’s actually 18! It’s true! – his hacker skills and his friend in anymouse :3 lol jk.
Johannes Grenzfurthner and Heather Kelley present the successor to dogs playing poker paintings: Dogs Playing D&D. The artists finished the oil painting in 2010, and now you can get it printed on canvas, clothing, gadget cases and various other merch on Red Bubble.
Here’s a fun idea for a gamer gift. Several NeoGAF forum members, egged on by member dog$, made custom video game-themed t-shirt designs that are funny, witty and most of all, ugly. The t-shirts are based on a custom clothing shop called CustomInk, which has an online T-shirt design tool.
Last year we saw a hack that used a guitar as a computer keyboard. If you thought that was tedious, check out Bless’ workoutcomputer. The fashion and design studio made the installation 4 years ago alongside their winter collection, which included boxing glove-inspired mittens.
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst has been living in the International Space Station in the past five months. He’ll be back here later this month, but he sent his Halloween treat on time: photos of the ISS’ research center at bedtime.
Ars Technica accidentally discovered a quick and easy way to make your wireless network’s name aka SSID stand out. The tech blog found out that you can use Unicode characters in your network’s SSID. It’s not guaranteed to work with all routers and hardware though.
Clothing company Uniqlo asked the mad engineer Colin Furze to go to a cold place while wearing its thermal shirt. To keep himself busy – and because he’s crazy – in the barren plains, Colin decided to bring a bicycle along.
Looking for a geeky twist for your Halloween decorations? Michal Janyst is onto something. He used two 8×8 LED modules and an Arduino Nano to give his jack-o’-lantern a pair of animated eyes.
Here’s Michal’s crazy-eyed pumpkin:
Ride a broom to Michal’s blog for the parts list, schematics and links to the software and code you need to emulate his hack.
LeVar Burton is more than Geordi Laforge from Star Trek: The Next Generation, but that is what 99% of us will think of him as forever. Burton is also big into getting kids to read and had a kids show called Reading Rainbow for a very long time.
Many companies restrict access to certain apps and other software features to prevent people from goofing off. Redditor AyrA’s employer went further than that – his work computer has an application that monitors running processes. But smart slackers are tough to beat.
Like many parents, Redditor MoobyTheGoldenCalf must have told his son that he can be anything he wants to be. Because for the past few Halloweens, his son has requested to dress up as a variety of inanimate objects, from a traffic light to a mailbox.
There are so many people on planet Earth, but sometimes, all you need is one. But if you’re far away from home and are down in the dumps, your best bet to get a hug or two or a cuddle, if you’re lucky, is through Cuddlr.