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Valt Vodka

Valt Vodka
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Valt Vodka is the world’s first single malt vodka by Scottish distillers. It’s made from many of the same materials that are used in Scotch whisky, including barley sugar and cream.

Saucerbot Lightpainting

Saucerbot Lightpainting
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We’re totally digging these fantastic lightpainting photos by artist Andy Hill, who makes and sells retro sci-fi Saucerbots from LED lights, leftover CDs, DVDs and hard drive platters.

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Dark Void Gameplay Video

Dark Void Gameplay Video
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Airtight Games’ Dark Void isn’t just another first person shooter; the main character is equipped with a jetpack, introducing elements such as vertical cover (see the video above).

Armored Core: For Answer

Armored Core: For Answer
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Armored Core: For Answer is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360 on 9/16. The mecha combat simulator will feature larger maps, more detailed damage and multiplayer co-op.

Desktop Stirling Engine

Desktop Stirling Engine
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A marvel of efficiency, the Desktop Stirling Engine uses an alcohol burner to expand the air in a glass tube; this spins the attached flywheel at speeds of up to 5,000 RPM.

Custom Sharkys

Custom Sharkys
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We featured Keith Poon’s WW2 Sharky Vinyls earlier; Toyqube is now selling 54 custom, one-of-a-kind Sharkys. Our favorites are the Reactor88 and Ultraman customs.

Krups Beertender

Krups Beertender
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Perfect for football parties, the Krups Beertender not only keeps beer perfectly chilled at 41 degrees F, but it injects CO2 every time you open the tap. Use with a Heineken DraughtKeg.

Minigods Speakers

Minigods Speakers
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Marka27’s 16″ tall Minigods have an ace up their sleeve chest — these limited edition vinyls also double as speakers, with a mini-jack and battery-powered internal amp.

Bruichladdich 18

Bruichladdich 18
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Twice aged for 18 years in American and premium French oak casks, Bruichladdich’s single malt scotch whisky has a rich, syrupy aroma and a viscous, buttery taste.

Video: Black Stealth Copter

Video: Black Stealth Copter
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The Black Stealth Helicopter isn’t the first dual rotor RC copter, but at $30 it’s one of the most affordable. The 3-channel copter can moves up, down, left, right, forwards and backwards.

Fallout 3 Gameplay Video

Fallout 3 Gameplay Video
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October 28th can’t come soon enough; Bethesda recently released five Fallout 3 gameplay vids at PAX. The first one is above, but be sure to check out the remaining four here.

Fender Stratocaster Guitar

Fender Stratocaster Guitar
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If you’re gonna splurge on an axe, we suggest this Harley Davidson Fender Stratocaster Guitar; it and two of its brothers are being auctioned off, with proceeds going to the MDA.

Trailer: Infinite Undiscovery

Trailer: Infinite Undiscovery
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We’ve already seen quite a few of its TV ads lately, but this trailer for the upcoming Infinite Undiscovery has us drooling at the CGI-level gameplay animations. It’s coming 9/2.

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Trailer: Machinarium

Trailer: Machinarium

A mix of Monty Python and steampunk, Machinarium is a 2D adventure game by indie developers Amanita Design. The trailer above is gorgeous; look for it in the first half of 2009.

Gears of War Series 2

Gears of War Series 2
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Make every day Emergence Day with these amazingly detailed Gears of War action figures by NECA. Series 2 includes Fenix and Santiago, but we most like the Theron Guards.

Death Tank

Death Tank

Scorched Earth and Worms fans will love this trailer for Snowblind Studios’ upcoming XBLA game, Death Tank. It features amped up graphics and 8-player multiplayer (up to 4 locally).

Pusher Gin Dispenser

Pusher Gin Dispenser

Any they say you suck at throwing keggers: Form Us With Love’s “Pusher” gin dispenser (commissioned by Beefeater) lets you pop in a bottle for instant, self-serve boozing.

Trailer: Spore Civilization

Trailer: Spore Civilization
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This latest trailer for the upcoming Spore provides some insights into its Civilization mode. Players get to choose an economic, religious or warlike stance; the latter gets WOMDs.

Glenlivet XXV

Glenlivet XXV
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The Glenlivet XXV is a special edition 25 year-old Scotch whisky, aged in Sherry casks. It has a rich, elegantly balanced flavor and is packaged in a wood box with limestone and brushed steel.

Trailer: Mad World

Trailer: Mad World
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Mad World has a bloody comic book style that reminds us of Frank Miller’s Sin City; what amazes us is that this gritty game is for the Wii, created by Japanese devs for a U.S. audience.

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Oversized Darth Vader

Oversized Darth Vader
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The Oversized Darth Vader vinyl is named thusly because it’s double the size of the original 8″ collectible, towering at roughly 17″ in height. It’s limited to a run of 600 Anakins.

Draganflyer X6 UAV

Draganflyer X6 UAV
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The Draganflyer X6 UAV’s three rotors seem excessive, but it’s made for surveillance: stable at 18 MPH winds with a built-in GPS, it hauls cameras and camcorders for covert shooting.

Go Miniman Go!

Go Miniman Go!

The above video celebrates the 30th anniversary of the iconic Lego Miniman; it’s even available in 3D. We didn’t know he even had a name; that being said, Go, Miniman, Go!

Dirtsurfer Freestyle BMX

Dirtsurfer Freestyle BMX
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The Dirtsurfer Freestyle BMX is a hybrid skateboard and bike. Like a bike, it’s more stable at speed; unlike a skateboard, it can handle all sorts of terrain with its 16″ tires.

The Residents Vinyls

The Residents Vinyls
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The Residents is a set of vinyls by Steven Cerio, named after an avant-garde band of the same name. There are only 100 available, ranging from painted to glow in the dark.

Trailer: Quantum of Solace

Trailer: Quantum of Solace

Above is the latest trailer for James Bond film Quantum of Solace, sequel to the successful Casino Royale. The plot is centered on a coup d’etat and promises more gadgets.

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