Remember that scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory when Violet Beauregard chomps down on the 3-course dinner chewing gum? Well, this is kind of like that, though it’s not going to turn you blue when you get to dessert.
It’s Thanksgiving day, and there’s no better way to celebrate the holiday than with some delicious, stuffed turkey. And while you might yours stuffed with cornbread and celery, I like mine stuffed with lithium-ion batteries, motors, and wires.
Thanksgiving is a great time to catch up with family and friends, but cooking all day long sucks if people are coming to your house. The folks at Vat19 have a way to make that cooking a little more fun, even though you might gross out some of your guests.
I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. If you fried your turkey, hopefully you didn’t blow yourself up or set your house on fire. Frying turkeys is dangerous. You always want to use a drone to drop that turkey into the oil, so you can avoid third degree burns.
Chairman of the Turkish Cultural Association of Austria, Birol Kilic, thinks the Jabba’s Palace LEGO play set is “culturally insensitive.” Why? He says that it resembles Istanbul’s historic mosque Hagia Sophia. Or any other building with a domed roof, for that matter.
Who says there’s not a way to make Thanksgiving just as geeky as every other day of the year?
The guys over at Sparkle Labs have made a simple PDF template you can download to turn your table into a festival of technological bounty.
Cooking a turkey can be a delicate operation, even if you don’t try anything fancy or potentially dangerous, so it’s nice to know you have a friend in the kitchen (and in your iGadgets): this year, let your iPhone do the timing.
If you haven’t already gotten your turkey for tonight’s Thanksgiving festivities, it’s probably too late for you. Unless, of course, you plan on catching your own bird.
This Cass Creek electronic turkey call is sure to attract the elusive birds as it cranks out digitized samples of real turkeys.