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That deaf, dumb and blind droid sure plays a mean pinball.

May 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
That deaf, dumb and blind droid sure plays a mean pinball.

If you’ve got a spare $10k to toss away and you’re a hedge fund billionaire or Russian mafia oligarch, then might we suggest you could do a lot worse than blowing your wad on this amazing R2-D2-themed home-crafted Star Wars Pinball machine. It’s made by Altar Furniture and as the video shows, has lots of […]

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Tesla’s real-life Tony Stark wants energy to be too cheap to meter.

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tesla’s real-life Tony Stark wants energy to be too cheap to meter.

Elon Musk, the real life Tony Stark, is having a crack at proving the main missing part of the current solar revolution – the energy storage bit when the sun isn’t shining (like, you know, at night). His firm Tesla – best known for its nifty electric cars – has just launched its Tesla Energy […]

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Forget the bouncy castle for your kid’s party… hire a real working mecha!

April 17, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Forget the bouncy castle for your kid’s party… hire a real working mecha!

Thinking about hiring a clown or bouncy castle to entertain your next children’s party? Forget that and go for the Sakakibara Kikai Co. Kid’s Walker, a gas-powered exo-suit mecha armor for the young’uns. Now that’ll score some serious geek points in the neighborhood, right… at least, it will if there’s anything left of the block […]

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2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey by Jean-Marc Deschamps (book review).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey by Jean-Marc Deschamps (book review).

Confession time, I pulled ‘2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey’ by Jean-Marc Deschamps about eighteen months ago after a little time tracking a copy at a decent price. Considering this is basically a photo-book, you wouldn’t think it would be difficult to fit into my reading schedule but such is the woes of reviewing. However, as I’m […]

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Lamps that be freaking me out?

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lamps that be freaking me out?

Here’s an interesting concept to challenge your perceptions about the blurry line between what’s art and just plain freaky. It’s Al-Hamad Design‘s human lamps. Because, apparently, in the Middle East you’re considered to gain great status by having a humanoid-shaped lamp in your sitting room, and this is a trend that’s been part of their […]

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She’s a fox… at least, she is with a robot wagging tail.

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
She’s a fox… at least, she is with a robot wagging tail.

Some people are looking to raise money for a robot project that will make any lady into a real fox… at least, a foxy tail called Tailly that wags when she gets excited or emotional. Sounds like money for old rope, but then, what do I know?

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Doctor Who? It’s minted!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who? It’s minted!

The New Zealand Mint will be offering a Who-themed legal tender coin, as well as a series of collectible coins as a celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary. They are going to produce a one-ounce silver .999 coin which features an engraved picture of the TARDIS, as well as a 50th Anniversary logo. The coin […]

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Feel like Arnie with Inflatable Minigun Arm!

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Feel like Arnie with Inflatable Minigun Arm!

The latest in blow-up weaponry – that is it say, inflatable, rather than actually blowing things up. Which wouldn’t by Christmassy at all, would it? This intimidating bad boy is yours from the house of Nerdware that is Thinkgeek!

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Remote control Transformer robot.

December 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Remote control Transformer robot.

For a mere £13,ooo you could have a real transforming remote control car-to-robot toy, from the Japanese firm Brave Robotics – they are, we are told, also planning to build a full size car which  becomes a robot… the price of the latter only to be guessed at. But given that the toy version can […]

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Bantha dog!

November 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bantha dog!

Who hasn’t wanted to dress their dog up as a Star Wars bantha, strap a plastic Tusken Raider warrior to Fido’s back, and shoot a fan video? What, you haven’t? You haven’t got your geeking priorities set right, clearly… Thanks to Blastr for spotting this little space oddity!

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