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Tie Fighter car … can you feel its extreme Force?

April 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tie Fighter car … can you feel its extreme Force?

Here’s the incredible scratch-built Tie Fighter car courtesy of Star Wars fan Allan Carver. It’s fully electric, so he won’t be polluting the environment much while he’s blasting rebel scum off the highways of Canada. Good to know, Allan. Strong with the Dark Side, is he, we suspect.

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VW Bus returns in 2022 … fully electric.

March 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
VW Bus returns in 2022 … fully electric.

Volkswagen is launching its new VW shagg’n wagg’n – aka the I.D.Buzz – electric vehicle in 2022 in the USA, Europe and China. If you want to go surfing or drive your friends out for a picnic in the Californian sun, then no doubt this will be the hipster ride you are looking for. Probably […]

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Homemade steampunk plasma gun melts our hearts.

March 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Homemade steampunk plasma gun melts our hearts.

Youtuber Robert Johnson has been busy making a homemade steampunk plasma gun. Well, when the tripod war machines from Mars do finally get around to invading, this might be our last best hope of beating the fiends! Not sure if this beast comes in the 40-watt range, though? 

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Lego’s Analytical Engine (with added Raspberry Pi).

December 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lego’s Analytical Engine (with added Raspberry Pi).

Lego have their own version of Kickstarter to help bring new kits to life – and one new suggestion is for a steampunkish Victorian Analytical Engine (with added Raspberry Pi), complete with Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage minifigs, and this has been gaining lots of support (we were going to say a full head of […]

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Where’s my jetpack?

December 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Where’s my jetpack?

There’s a popular call from the Jetson-watching scifi fan . . . where’s my personal jetpack (and all the other goodies promised by fiction on TV). Well, Martin Jetpack answers your call, dear fan, albeit with a $100k price tag. Here’s your personal jetpack!

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Building hobbit homes, one hole at a time.

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Building hobbit homes, one hole at a time.

If you have ever fancied the comfy yet snug existence of Mr Bilbo Baggins – maybe get some dwarves around for a bit of Celtic singing and beer drinking – then a firm called Green Magic Homes has something for you . . . a series of full-size hobbit homes made of modular fiber and […]

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Autonomous electric cars able to go 700 miles on one charge?

September 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Autonomous electric cars able to go 700 miles on one charge?

Autonomous electric cars able to go 700 miles on one charge? Welcome to the future world of Elon Musk, head honcho over at Tesla.

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Landspeeder bed . . . if you love your kids!

September 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Landspeeder bed . . . if you love your kids!

Good old Ghostfaceace, he’s rendered all other dads inadequate in the art of fatherly bedroom design, with his kid’s new Landspeeder Bed. Thanks a lot, Pal, I thought I was doing a good job just buying my lot the odd comics parcel from the Forbidden Planet. Now you have to come along and show me […]

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Game of Thrones pinball machine sure plays a mean Iron Throne ball?

September 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones pinball machine sure plays a mean Iron Throne ball?

Here come’s Stern’s Game of Thrones pinball machines, as recently highlighted over here at IGN. Players can choose to be a Knight of the Stark, Lannister, Greyjoy, Baratheon, Martell, or Tyrell family Houses, and pick other Houses to battle. Game of Thrones actor Rory McCann as Sandor Clegane (The Hound) guides the player through the […]

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Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table – the caffeine is strong with this one.

September 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table – the caffeine is strong with this one.

Yes, the caffeine is strong with this Millennium Falcon Asteroid Chase Coffee Table. Thanks, Tom Spina Designs, now how about you get going on that full size working Tie Fighter for me?

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