Animorphs’ book covers are more famous than the actual stories. Lazy Game Reviews got his hands on the software that artist David Mattingly used for his covers. But due to the software’s limitations, he painted about half of each cover to make them look, uh, better.
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In this promotional spot for CAD/CAM software developer Open Mind, they demonstrate how a 5-axis CNC mill can transform a solid block of metal into a replica of a basketball net, by gradually carving away bits of metal until only a woven net remains. Skip to 1:06.
A portable, yet powerful pump for removing air from vacuum bags. Pacum will offer its own space-saving bags, but their device also comes with an adapter that lets you use it with the most popular vacuum bag brands. The device can also be used to pump air into inflatables.
Sometimes jackets aren’t quite up to snuff against the ravages of the Polar Vortex. Give them a little help with the Torch 2.0 Coat Heater. This device clips into virtually any jacket, and delivers heat directly to your core so you’re ready to take on the coldest days.
The Zarathustra is a pair of handlebar-mounted bicycle LED lights. They work as turn signals, brake lights, hazard lights and standard lights. They are waterproof and easily removable for charging. Their modes are toggled via a thumb button and managed via an app.
The New BittBoy is a retro handheld video game system that lets you play NES, Game Boy and Game Boy Color games (and isn’t loaded up with sketchy pirated ROMs). It loads games from a microSD card, supports save states and has a 2.4″ IPS screen with adjustable brightness.
The Kangaroo Motion Sensor is a no-frills home security solution. Just stick it to your wall or floor, connect it to your Wi-Fi network and you’re good to go. You’ll receive notifications via its app. It’s smart enough to ignore movement from pets, and only detects people.
New Wave Toys’ latest Replicade sixth-scale arcade machine is a miniature replica of the original Street Fighter II: Champion Edition cabinet. It also comes with Super Street Fighter II Turbo. You also get a matching miniature USB fight stick if you pre-order.
Q Acoustics’ Concept 300 speakers marry form with function. Its beautiful cabinet and tripod stand are designed to eliminate vibration, with technologies such as a gel separating each speaker cabinet’s layers and springs on the stand mount. Drops 3/2019 for $4,499.
Researchers at UC Berkeley have developed a 3D printing method called Computed Axial Lithography. It projects 2D slices of a 3D model into a cylinder of resin, creating an object in one go. It’s much faster than other 3D printing methods, which deposit material layer by layer.
“What if I don’t want a hand? What if I want a tentacle?” The Guardian spoke with amputees as well as experts about the present and future of prosthetics and bionics. Research on technology such as brain-machine interfaces raise both possibilities and dilemmas.
Locast is a nonprofit organization that set up a platform where customers in the US can stream local broadcasts absolutely free. You can go to their website or download their apps for iOS, Android and Roku. They’re currently available in select cities only as of this writing.
Here’s something that all online shoe stores should have. Wannaby’s Wanna Kicks is an augmented reality app for iOS. It projects 3D models of commercially available sneakers on your feet. The models are sized to your feet and accurately change perspective when you move.
Joshua Renouf’s beautiful concept design for a coffeemaker alarm clock is now a real product. Place coffee grounds or tea leaves on the Barisieur and when its alarm goes off, it will boil water and pour it on the ingredients. It’s available in white or black.
The street legal spinoff of Cake’s Kalk off-road electric bike. The Kalk& still has roots in downhill and enduro mountain bikes, but its chassis, suspension and drivetrain are custom made to balance durability with weight. It will have a top speed of over 60mph.
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SteelSeries’ Stratus Duo is a multi-platform wireless controller. It can connect to Android devices as well as standalone virtual reality headsets via Bluetooth. It also connects to Windows PCs via 2.4 Ghz wireless and a USB dongle. It lasts up to 20h per charge.