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Tag: Record

Vinylize Turns Old Records into Groovy Glasses

Vinylize Turns Old Records into Groovy Glasses
People love to recycle old vinyl records into new things. Vinylize makes hipster eyewear out of old records. So how do they make glasses from old records?

Amazing Star Wars Art Records: The Empire Got its Grooves Back

Amazing Star Wars Art Records: The Empire Got its Grooves Back
When I was growing up, I must have listened to my Return of the Jedi album hundreds of times. And if I had dared to paint all over it my dad would have been pissed. Now that I have seen this awesome painted record and am no longer a child, (okay, that is debatable) I might just paint on mine too.

1982 Missile Command Record Beaten: Victor Victorious!

1982 Missile Command Record Beaten: Victor Victorious!
Man, I broke so many arcade records back in the day, but one game that I was never very good at was Missile Command. The game was released in arcades in 1980, and later that year on the Atari 2600.

Twitter’s Vine: AnimationGram

Twitter’s Vine: AnimationGram
While there have been many different apps that have tried to be what Instagram is to photos but for videos, this new one is backed by Twitter, making it immediately interesting to the Twitterati. Sharing and recording looping vids is nothing new, but the constraints and functions make Vine, which is still a bit buggy, cool to use.

Record Made from Ice Plays (Until it Melts)

Record Made from Ice Plays (Until it Melts)
I’ve actually been in a couple of ice hotels, and I know that the frozen stuff is a very interesting material, but I’ve never heard anyone using ice to make a record. This frozen 7-inch promotional record was released by indie band Shout Out Louds.

Vintage Record Zombie Clocks: Dawn of the Dead Vinyl

Vintage Record Zombie Clocks: Dawn of the Dead Vinyl
Vintage vinyl records are fun to listen to, but what do you do with all of that old stuff that you don’t want to listen to? Well, you can always make some Zombie record clocks like Etsy seller MoralMustache.

World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle Hits 200MPH

World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle Hits 200MPH
Electric vehicles are known for being energy efficient and good for the environment, but they’re generally not known for their speed and performance. But that didn’t stop one rider from heading into the record books last Friday with an electric motorcycle capable of hitting speeds greater than 200 miles per hour.

Change The Record iPhone Amp Puts Old Records to Good Use

Change The Record iPhone Amp Puts Old Records to Good Use
Do you love your old vinyl records, but have nothing to play them on? Then check out this amplifier/dock solution for iPhones. It was actually made out of a vinyl that’s been reshaped to work as an acoustic amplifier.

Daredevil Makes Successful Practice Jump from 71,000+ Feet

Daredevil Makes Successful Practice Jump from 71,000+ Feet
Back in February I mentioned Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner. This is the crazy man who plans to jump out of a balloon from about 120,000 feet in an attempt to set a world record and break the sound barrier without an aircraft.

Darpa Cheetah Robot Sets Speed Record, Time to Run, Time to Hide

Darpa Cheetah Robot Sets Speed Record, Time to Run, Time to Hide
Those mad scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) won’t be happy until we are all hunted down by their creations. Working towards this goal, some of their robot animals are getting way faster than you or I can run.

Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback

Record for Longest Paper Airplane Thrown, Now Held by a Quarterback
How far can you throw a paper airplane? Not very far I’m guessing. At least not compared to this guy. You have to throw it just right. Too hard and it takes a nosedive, too light and it doesn’t go anywhere.

Insane Austrian Daredevil Will Attempt to Break Sound Barrier with No Aircraft

Insane Austrian Daredevil Will Attempt to Break Sound Barrier with No Aircraft
An Austrian daredevil named Felix Baumgartner plans to attempt to break the speed of sound without actually being inside of an airplane. If he is successful, he will become the first parachutist to manage that feat.

Record Player Plays Wood, Not Vinyl

Record Player Plays Wood, Not Vinyl
There’s just something extremely romantic and cool about record players. I think it’s because there are a lot of romance movies out there that have the main character put on a record and play it at the onset of a particularly romantic and sweet scene.

ION Duo Deck Converts Both Vinyl and Cassettes to Digital

ION Duo Deck Converts Both Vinyl and Cassettes to Digital
We have seen plenty of the USB connected turntables over the years that can play your vinyl records and convert the track to digital files. The devices are perfect for the people that want their old school tunes on an iPod or other MP3 player.

Modern Warfare 3 Passes $775 Million in Sales in Just 5 Days

Modern Warfare 3 Passes $775 Million in Sales in Just 5 Days
In just 24 hours, Modern Warfare 3 had surpassed $400 million in sales, and now we have news from Activision that it has now broken all 5-day sales records for books, movies and video games, with $775 million in worldwide sales in the 5 days since launch.

World’s Fastest Couch Hits 101 Miles Per Hour

World’s Fastest Couch Hits 101 Miles Per Hour
Most people sit back on their couches to relax and unwind. Some plop onto their couches and watch television or play video games for hours on end, while others enjoy curling up with a good book or magazine to read for the night.