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Tag: Geeky

Aaaar2-D2: Need I Say More?

Aaaar2-D2: Need I Say More?
I believe this is what people call “pure win”: It took Flickr user Kaptain Kobold just a couple of minutes to whip up his LEGO masterpiece, and now it has given him Internet Fame. You know the next step Kaptain: merch merch merch.

The Great Insect War: Ants Versus Phoridae

The Great Insect War: Ants Versus Phoridae
Freaky news from Texas: apparently, fire ants are becoming a problem in the Lone Star State, so they’re importing phorid flies to deal with the problem. Pshaw, what can puny flies do against ants, you must be saying.

Pyramid-Shaped Computer Case: Pointy, Pointy

Pyramid-Shaped Computer Case: Pointy, Pointy
What shape do you associate with style? Scimitar Computers claim that pyramids = hip & stylish, and so they’re claiming that their handmade pyramid-shaped computer cases are “the solution to the conundrum of how to be a computer nerd and hip and stylish at the same time.”

Buglabs Open-Source Modular Gadget Factory: the Modder’S Gadget

Buglabs Open-Source Modular Gadget Factory: the Modder’S Gadget
Bug Labs’ very geeky product is the perfect Modder’s Day gift. You see, BUG is a set of tools that lets you mix and match its components to build your own gadget, like LEGO but a hundred times geekier.

Adorable Girly Bags and Math-Love Are Not Mutually Exclusive of One Another

Adorable Girly Bags and Math-Love Are Not Mutually Exclusive of One Another
Girls love math too, despite popular culture’s continuing efforts to prove otherwise! And that doesn’t mean you can’t also be girly, ladies; the craftster contingent, thankfully, always seems to be on hand to remind us that it’s totally feminine to be geeky–these adorable math-loving bags are part of what is becoming a fine tradition.

Watchmen Kubrick Minifigs Put a Smile on Your Face

Watchmen Kubrick Minifigs Put a Smile on Your Face
Stare at the Staremen Watchmen 24/7, thanks to Medicom’s Watchmen Kubrick mini figures. The minifigs are divided into two sets of threes: set A has Nite Owl, The Comedian and Ozymandias, while set B has Dr.

La Machine Street Theater’S Giant Robot Spiders: Japan Approves of These ‘Bots

La Machine Street Theater’S Giant Robot Spiders: Japan Approves of These ‘Bots
The Port of Yokohama in Japan is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and what better way to celebrate the opening of a port than with a couple of giant robot spiders from France? The theater group La Machine terrorized performed at the Yokohama Bayside Area, bringing with them their 40 ft tall, 37-ton giant robot spiders.

Next iPhone to have Built-in Magnetometer: Yay for Miners and Geologists. Yay.

Next iPhone to have Built-in Magnetometer: Yay for Miners and Geologists. Yay.
The folks at The Boy Genius Report have a couple of screens from an iPhone debugging menu, and their Apple insider is telling them that the evidence points to a built-in magnetometer for the next hardware revision of the wildly successful device.

Atari Jaguar Gets New Game: is It Still April 1st?

Atari Jaguar Gets New Game: is It Still April 1st?
Developers Force Design recently announced that pre-orders are now available for their video game Mad Bodies, a game for the Atari Jaguar. That’s right, the very same Atari Jaguar that’s been out of production since 1996.

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?

Night Watch Concept: Killer Mosquito Robot or Mosquito Killing-Robot?
Russian graphic designer iunewind cooked up this cool concept for a robot. Modeled after a mosquito, iunewind calls it Night Watch. His work is so detailed, I can almost believe that it’s a shot of an actual invention.

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles
Oh crap. I knew it. Those stupid robots at SparkFun’s race were publicized to lull us all into a false sense of security: “Wow it just went for a dive at the lake HAHA st00pid botz.”

Wide Radius Cellular Jammer: is This What Sprint has on Their Towers in My Neighborhood?

Wide Radius Cellular Jammer: is This What Sprint has on Their Towers in My Neighborhood?
Is your reading time (or day) constantly being ruined by people around you who are constantly using their mobile phones? Then nerf their phones and bring silence back to your house or library with the Super Power GSM Wide Radius Cellular Jammer, and pwn everyone in true geek-fashion.

Make People Sweat I Will: Yoda Dj Shirt

Make People Sweat I Will: Yoda Dj Shirt
Chunk’s yoda DJ shirt combines one of the most ancient geek icons with one of the geekiest forms of music. Lightsaber rave parties anyone? Wonder which artists the Jedi Master prefers. I think he’ll have a bit of M83 because he traverses galaxies, a bit of Justice because he’s on the light side, and some RATM for his rebel homies.

These Keyboards Won’T Strain Your Wrists: Computer Keyboard Chair

These Keyboards Won’T Strain Your Wrists: Computer Keyboard Chair
We featured a chair made of recycled CDs a while back; I’m pretty sure that chair will carve markings on your ass after just ten minutes of sitting. I’d rather sit on this computer keyboard armchair.

Evil Paper Wizards Beware, Castle Crashers Papercraft Are Here

Evil Paper Wizards Beware, Castle Crashers Papercraft Are Here
Deviantartist crzisme saw a Castle Crashers papercraft model on Behemoth‘s dev blog, but he couldn’t find the model’s original template. So he decided to make his own paper model based on the image he saw. This is what he came up with: The model’s head could be a tad bigger in my opinion, but overall crzisme did a great job.

Web-Slinging Here We Come: Scientists Add Metals to Make Super-Strong Spider Silk

Web-Slinging Here We Come: Scientists Add Metals to Make Super-Strong Spider Silk
Yet another proof that geeks are indeed cool: A bunch of scientists – whose professional motto is “Why not?” – decided to combine certain metals with the silk of the Araneus spider, and came up with “super-strength spider silk.”