Paul Bussiere spent five years building a replica of everyone’s bleeping astromech, and you know what he does with it? He shows the droid to patients at a hospital to cheer them up. The Force is insanely strong in this one.
These sparkly limited-edition Elton John iPod Nanos definitely live up to the flamboyant style of their eponymous inspiration.
Created by Goldgenie, each Starburst iPod Nano is encrusted with laser-embedded 250 color-coordinated Swarovski crystals, and features Sir Elton John’s signature etched into the back of the case.
They’re available in black, blue, green, orange, pink, purple, red, and silver, and only 100 of each color is being made.
According to Playpumps International, more than one billion people in the world do not have access to clean water. Water-related diseases are responsible for 80% of sicknesses and are the leading cause of death worldwide. In response to this urgent problem, Playpumps International are helping many communities in Third World countries to have an simple and easy to operate mechanism to obtain drinking water.
The Playpump, to quote gizmag, is “essentially a windmill on its side, driven by children, not wind.”