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Tag: Geeky

Bulbdial Clock: Sundial 2.0

Bulbdial Clock: Sundial 2.0
The evil & mad scientists at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories built upon the idea of a certain David Friedman for a digital sundial. A normal sundial relies on the sun and only displays the hour. The Bulbdial clock is lit up by three layers or rings of LEDs that cause the gnomon (the object in the center of the clock that casts the shadow) to have three shadows.

Harry Potter Clock Shows Family’S Whereabouts Through the Magic of Twitter

Harry Potter Clock Shows Family’S Whereabouts Through the Magic of Twitter
Harry Potter fans will no doubt remember the Weasley’s strange but practical clock. Instead of telling the time, the clock showed the location or status of each Weasley, including “mortal peril” at the 12 o’clock position.

LEGO Brick Light is Too Big for Minifigs but a Tad Small for Humans

LEGO Brick Light is Too Big for Minifigs but a Tad Small for Humans
When I first saw the Lego Brick Light I thought it was an awesome way of adding working headlamps to Lego vehicles. Although Red Save didn’t post the measurements of the lamp, it did say that the lamp runs on three AAA batteries.

Teachers Play Pokemon Too

Teachers Play Pokemon Too
If there’s anyone out there who still thinks that video games are for kids, here’s something to look at: a student named Matthew couldn’t answer one of the items in his math quiz, so he drew a Pokemon on his test paper instead.

Electronic Dress Lights Up When Hit by Wind: Will It Shock You When It Rains?

Electronic Dress Lights Up When Hit by Wind: Will It Shock You When It Rains?
Created by Dutch designer Stijn Ossevoort, Flare is a dress embroidered with wind-sensitive lights, arranged to form dandelions. Just imagine – it’s your wedding day, and it’s at the beach, just like you’ve always imagined it.

Car Launching: Exactly What It Sounds Like

Car Launching: Exactly What It Sounds Like
Think Gay Wilkinson’s anvil launching antics were crazy? 3 months ago, Bob Moravitz and his family and friends went beyond launching a small piece of metal – they launched cars. And a pickup. and a camper with a boat in tow.

Nasa Launches Free iPhone App

Nasa Launches Free iPhone App
Space puns ftw! NASA recently released a free iPhone app that promises a ton of content for space fans, including mission details, videos, images, and twitter feeds. The mission portion is probably the geekiest part of the app, allowing users to read mission details, view launch or arrival countdown clocks, and even follow the orbit of certain spacecraft.

Nvidia Ion Cube Pc Looks Like a Green Allspark

Nvidia Ion Cube Pc Looks Like a Green Allspark
Looking like a robotic piece of art, BIll Owens’ award-winning NVIDIA ION Cube PC case mod is based on NVIDIA’s ION ITX motherboard. The aluminum case is decorated with UV green acrylic sheets, lit up with 4 cathode lights, and then placed on pedestal, allowing it to rotate a full 360°.

Smash Bros. Characters Given D&D-Style Alignments: Fanboys & Fangirls Debate!

Smash Bros. Characters Given D&D-Style Alignments: Fanboys & Fangirls Debate!
Nintendo’s wildly popular Smash Bros. franchise is a dimension-shattering, world-colliding crossover in itself, but deviantART member Nakabeast added another delicious layer of nerdity by assigning Dungeons & Dragons alignments to some of the series’ most popular characters, like series newcomer Solid Snake: If you think about it, Solid Snake can’t really be anything but Chaotic Good.

Cylon Centurion Rings: What the Frak?

Cylon Centurion Rings: What the Frak?
Here’s a sure-fire way to tell if your girlfriend really loves you. Get down on one knee -there ya go – then whip out the velvet ring box – yep, that’s it – then give her this awesome Cylon Centurion engagement ring and ask her for her hand in marriage.

Jin Saotome, Action Figure Customizer Extraordinaire

Jin Saotome, Action Figure Customizer Extraordinaire
I don’t know if he’s the action figure counterpart of console modder Ben Heck, but the customizer who goes by the moniker Jin Saotome does have an extremely long list of modified or custom made action figures.

13 Minutes and 42 Seconds of 3d Dot Game Heroes Gameplay

13 Minutes and 42 Seconds of 3d Dot Game Heroes Gameplay
The folks at Gamersyde were handed some footage of the opening minutes of the PS3 game 3D Dot Game Heroes, From Software’s upcoming homage to classic RPG/Adventure games. The graphics are really neat – it’s like everything is made of cardboard LEGO dot things.

Behold! a Real Banhammer!

Behold! a Real Banhammer!
I wish I could insert thunder & lightning sound effects to this post. For now let’s just use our imagination: Krakaabooom! The thread-deleting, commenter-obliterating, justice-dealing mythical meme finally finds its way into the real world! Artist/pioneer/blacksmith for a day Christopher Thompson has “conjured into existence the worlds only real Banhammer.”

Robot Plays Rockband on the iPhone, Drowns Music Out With Its Squeaky Fingers

Robot Plays Rockband on the iPhone, Drowns Music Out With Its Squeaky Fingers
Why, or why not, that is the question. Wait what? Yeah that’s right; Joe Bowers is a free man in a free land, so if he wants to build a robot that plays Rock Band on the iPhone, no one can stop him!

LEGO Gekkos Scare the Crap Out of Minifig Snake

LEGO Gekkos Scare the Crap Out of Minifig Snake
MOCPages member/MGS fan/Brick master Rags naRock made cuter versions of GEKKOs, the nimble, creepy, bovine-like killing machines in Metal Gear Solid 4, and they just make me wish for a LEGO Metal Gear game. Check out the rest of the pictures, they’re a real treat.

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming
Anything that starts out of a suggestion from Penny-Arcade’s Mike Krahulik & Jerry Holkins – aka Gabe & Tycho – is bound to be geeky, and this one is no exception. The duo visited the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and ended up chatting with a bunch of students that were using a Surface, Microsoft’s multitouch wonder computer.