One of the dream – or nightmare – scenarios involving robots are ones that would automatically replicate or create other bots. One of the biggest hurdles for such a system is putting a robots’ parts together.
One of YouTube’s star makers NightHawkInLight made a gun that fires cheese balls using an electric leaf blower, several PVC pipes and a large cheese ball container.
It’s a fairly simple toy, but building it isn’t as straightforward as you might think.
Don’t tell Shredder, but it turns out New York’s sewers are just one of the Turtles’ hangouts. They also have a nice three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, and they let folks stay there while they were out fighting crime.
Are you tired of using Ziploc bags and tackle boxes to organize your board games? Check out KeepGear’s upcoming Gamefolio System, which includes a carrying case filled with pockets for tokens, dice, cards and a board.
If you can’t afford a table tennis coach but a wall isn’t good enough for you, check out the Trainerbot. It’s a smart ping pong ball launcher that will give you the exact shot you want for as long as you want.
So you’ve finished Dark Souls 3 54 times, including a no dodging, no armor, level 1 run where you used a theremin as a controller. While your crotch was filled with fire ants. Now you can do all of that from a fresh perspective, thanks to Zulliethewitch’s first person mod.
LEGO enthusiast Nick Brick made this formidable life-size replica of the M41 SPNKR, one of the classic weapons from the Halo franchise. Just look at it. You don’t even need to know a thing about Halo to love it.
Etsy shop The Geekerie presents a ton of Game of Thrones spoilers in an orderly fashion in the form of a periodic table. The Table of Thrones gives each major character their own symbol and number, a color based on their House or other grouping, and most importantly states whether they’re dead or just dead people that haven’t died yet.
It’s hard to 3D print a transparent object because even if the raw material itself is clear, you’ll need to completely fill any gaps at the right temperature and speed in order to avoid imperfections. ColorFabb claims that its new HT Clear filament makes it easier to print transparent objects thanks to its high flow rate.
Clothing brand Dope and hat store Hat Club celebrate the release of the DOOM reboot with this snapback cap, featuring the brand’s name screenprinted in the style of the game’s original logo.
You can get the cap from Hat Club for $36 (USD).
Henry Smith’s Spaceteam – a cooperative game about fixing a spaceship that’s quickly falling apart – is one of the best party games on mobile devices. It’s free, it’s funny and it’s fast-paced. The game’s only downside is that it requires all players to have both a mobile device and the app.
Fro Design Company turned the stages in Street Fighter II into a series of beautiful 18″x 24″ travel posters. The illustrations don’t copy the entire stage, but show just enough that you’ll recognize which one it is.
Last year, we checked out Marcel de Haan and Harmut Wendt’s Starforce Pi, a portable arcade machine based on the Raspberry Pi. With their Kickstarter for the machine winding down, Marcel had enough time on his hands for something he’s wanted to do for a long time: a portable Neo Geo.
Back in January we checked out Akira and Sarah Figma action figures based on their appearance in the first Virtua Fighter. One of the figure’s product shots showed the characters playing on an equally tiny arcade machine, specifically the legendary Sega Astro City.
RFID tags are most often used for tracking or identification. But scientists from Disney Research, University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have figured out a way to use them to create buttons, knobs and other input devices out of paper.
LEGO enthusiast Minh Pham loves to make custom minifigs and similarly sized figures. He has a growing collection of Iron Man figures, some of which he bought and some of which he made, and he figured out a thematic way to display them.