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Hot like Thanos on the beach?

June 12, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Hot like Thanos on the beach?

What did Thanos do immediately after destroying half the universe’s population in the second to last Avengers flick? Heck, everybody knows he hit the beach in Hawaii for some de-stressing time and surrounded himself with aliens wearing the famous Thanos Bikini set. The more modest aliens probably wore the Thanos One Piece Bathing Suit, of […]

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Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

Once upon a time there was a maker called Starhawk. Starhawk was bored. What can I create, he pondered? Then, inspiration struck. “I know, I’ll strip an old Intel motherboard out, load up on the wood and brass, and create myself a fully functional steampunk laptop!” And do you know what, dear reader? That’s exactly […]

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The good news? Lego’s new Stranger Things kit. The Bad? It costs £179!

May 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
The good news? Lego’s new Stranger Things kit. The Bad? It costs £179!

Something strange is happening in Hawkins, Indiana – but this time in LEGO form, with a Stranger Things set made in partnership with Netflix for the Byers’ house and the supernatural world of the Upside Down. The set was unveiled at the LEGO Store Leicester Square, London. Visitors were greeted with the supernatural sight of […]

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Live long and prospurr?

May 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Live long and prospurr?

Everyone likes classic Star Trek, right? And everyone likes cats, too? So what could be better than combining the two and having a series of Star Trek cats! Good old Chronicle Collectables, the same people that brought us the War Rocket Ajax model at a hefty $1600 US dollars have now released a range of […]

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Dragon invasion?

April 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dragon invasion?

As the new season of Game of Thrones approaches, office stationery suppliers Viking Direct has ramped up the anticipation in their office by creating a giant dragon sculpture for their staff. The beast, constructed from the equivalent of 1,200 sheets of A4 paper, was set up as a surprise for employees before employees came into […]

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Motorbike that transforms into flying jet bike, S.H.I.E.L.D.-style.

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Motorbike that transforms into flying jet bike, S.H.I.E.L.D.-style.

Nick Fury has just pimped himself a new ride for S.H.I.E.L.D, courtesy of French engineer Lazareth and his ingenious La Moto Volante LMV-496, which transforms from an admittedly rather futuristic-seeming piece of road-steel into an even more futuristic-looking flying jet bike. Only two questions leap to mind. 1). How much is it? 2). Where the […]

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Kindle: new entry-level 2019 model out in April.

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Kindle: new entry-level 2019 model out in April.

If you, like us at SFcrowsnest Towers, have reached the level of endurance on your book-shelves’ load-bearing capacity, then the Kindle e-book reader is one of the more elegant ways to indulge your book-buying habits. It appears there’s now a 2019 entry-level Kindle hitting the big Zon on April 10th this year, replacing their slightly […]

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Steampunk music synthesizer (SynTesla: rock me sideways).

March 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk music synthesizer (SynTesla: rock me sideways).

Fans of Stephen Hunt‘s fun little sub-genre will be pleased to listen in to the SynTesla – a fabulous-looking steampunk music synthesizer built around a network of Tesla vacuum tubes by reader Pj Tardiveau. The core sound generator is constructed around a Waldorf Streichfett Expander-model piece of kit, though. Just the thing for the budding […]

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Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Royal Mail says “Hulk: STAMP!” with new Marvel postage stamps.

Royal Mail are pleasing fans of the Marvel comic-books with a new 15-stamp set illustrating various capes from the comic books. The ten main stamps show Spider-Man; Hulk; Thor; Iron Man; Doctor Strange; Captain Marvel; Peggy Carter; Black Panther; Captain Britain and Union Jack. A further five stamps are part of an exclusive short comic […]

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Build your own Terminator (for £1068.79).

February 19, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
Build your own Terminator (for £1068.79).

From tomorrow (20th February 2019), Hachette Partworks is releasing a new weekly part-work collecting magazine into newsagents to build a model T-800 Endoskeleton (scale 1:2, 93cm height) as part of this year’s 35th Anniversary of the original film. The finished T-800 model will feature articulated limbs and LED eyes that light up and move from […]

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