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Concept: Power Bridge

Concept: Power Bridge

With one 180 degree turn, Hyuk Jae Chang’s Power Bridge concept turns the surge protector into an organizer by both hiding and routing unsightly cables underneath its body.

Video: Frankencamera

Video: Frankencamera

The Frankencamera is an open-source camera made by Stanford scientists; it’ll let you tweak focus, exposure and more on a software level while lenses and sensors can be swapped out.

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Heffner Murcielago

Heffner Murcielago

We’ve seen creative tuning, but Heffner Performance takes the cake for shock value: they’ve boosted a Lamborghini Murcielago’s 570 hp V12 to an asphalt-melting 1,100 hp.

Aarrrrr … My Leg! Tee

Aarrrrr … My Leg! Tee
$22  Buy Comment

Pirates are a tough lot, able to replace lost limbs, eyes and teeth with prosthetics; this Aarrrrr … My Leg t-shirt takes things to extremes, whittling them down to the bare essentials.

Deadly Virus Sculptures

Deadly Virus Sculptures

Never has disease looked so delicate: Luke Jerram’s Deadly Virus Sculptures took five years of working with glass and include H1N1, SARS, HIV, and the obviously non-viral E. coli.

Trailer: No More Heroes 2

Trailer: No More Heroes 2

This campy gameplay trailer for No More Heroes 2 shows off news ways to slice-up enemies, beam katana dual-wielding, 8-bit jobs and improved AI; the game is due out 1/2010.

Beer Belt Bottle Opener

Beer Belt Bottle Opener
~$16  Buy Comment

Batman may have his equipment belt, but all boozehounds should have a Beer Belt Bottle Opener: as the name implies, it’s a simple belt with stainless steel buckle and opener.

Music: The Blueprint 3

Music: The Blueprint 3
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8 years after the original Blueprint, Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 3 is his 11th album and has seen generally positive reviews; it’s also loaded with a guest list that includes Kanye and Pharrell.

Movie Trailer: Confucius

Movie Trailer: Confucius

There’s no dialog in this trailer for Confucius, but the visuals look absolutely epic; the biopic about the famed Chinese philosopher stars Chow Yun-Fat and hits theaters Spring 2010.

Circle Key Holder

Circle Key Holder
$262  Buy Comment

If you’ve got more keys that common sense, this Circle Key Holder sports four cliplets with belt clip and 100% cow leather detail that’ll keep your jingle jangles under lock and key.

Labor Day: Chad Vader

Labor Day: Chad Vader

Not everyone has Labor Day weekend off; Darth’s black sheep brother Chad Vader spends it cleaning the toilet (gloves over gloves FTW!) and battling a family of angry possums.

Pico USB Flash Drive

Pico USB Flash Drive
$30-$140  Buy Comment

It’s not as short as Eagletec’s Nano, but the Pico USB Flash Drive gets a higher max capacity of 32 GB, a chrome/nickel finish, is shock and water resistant, and measures 4 mm thin.

Demon Trailer: Secret World

Demon Trailer: Secret World

Just like the debut trailer, there’s no gameplay in this Demon Trailer for The Secret World, but what we do see is awesome: yet another damsel who dishes out the hurt on demons.

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Jawesome T-shirt

Jawesome T-shirt
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It won’t be in the Louvre anytime soon, but sometimes you need a “sharp” lookin’ tee: Jawesome! features a shark doing a back flip and fireworks; in other words, everything awesome.

2010 Rolls Royce Ghost

2010 Rolls Royce Ghost

Largely unchanged from the 200EX concept, the 2010 Rolls Royce Ghost is official: it tops out with a 6.6L turbo V12 with 563 bhp and 575 lb ft of torque, good for a 0-60 of 4.7s.

USA The Franken Way

USA The Franken Way

Setting political allegiances (or the lack thereof) aside, Senator Al Franken draws the US map from memory at the Minnesota State Fair; this should be required viewing for all politicians.

Tsovet AT76 Watch

Tsovet AT76 Watch
~$615  Buy Comment

Based on vintage aircraft gauges, Tsovet’s AT76 features a jet-black aerospace-grade 316L 48 mm stainless steel case, non-magnetic etched PVD dial and anti-reflective mineral crystal.

Game Trailer: Deathspank

Game Trailer: Deathspank

It’s been described as Monkey Island meets Diablo, and rightly so: DeathSpank is an action/adventure game by Ron Gilbert, who worked on the original Monkey Island games.

ThinkPad USB Keyboard

ThinkPad USB Keyboard

An external version of the popular laptop keyboard, Lenovo’s ThinkPad USB Keyboard was crowdsourced via their design blog; users happily ditched the touchpad, numpad and wireless.

Video: Gymkhana 2.1

Video: Gymkhana 2.1

Ken Block racing Rob Dyrdek is special enough, but Gymkhana 2.1 is a must-watch with a Subaru WRX STI taking on a replica miniature shifter car; even better: synchronized drifting.

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Video: Sony Vaio X

Video: Sony Vaio X

Due out in October/November, specs are still not finalized for Sony Vaio X but we do know the following: 1.5 lbs, 0.55″ thick (MacBook Air is 0.76″), 11.1″ screen, and optional 3G.

Multiplayer: Bioshock 2

Multiplayer: Bioshock 2

Set in Rapture before the fall, Bioshock 2’s Multiplayer mode gets an official debut trailer; just like single player, you’ll get to play Big Daddy when the game comes out early 2010.

8-Bit Vintners Player 1

8-Bit Vintners Player 1
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8-Bit Vintners mixes geeks and grapes with their inaugural 2007 vintage, Player 1: it’s a blend of wines from vineyards in Eastern Washington, including Syrah, Tempranillo and Malbec.

Fortis Cargo Watch

Fortis Cargo Watch

Inspired by a Swiss sci-fi film of the same name, Space-themed watchmaker Fortis’ CARGO Spacematic features an asymmetric 40 mm high-grade steel case and sapphire crystal.

Live Action: Halo ODST

Live Action: Halo ODST
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While it’s not the first time Halo has used live actors, this Live-Action trailer for Halo: ODST kicks serious ass and only makes us more despondent over the limbo status of the Halo movie.

ThinkGeek Slide Rule

ThinkGeek Slide Rule
$30  Buy Comment

Hand-tooled and printed, ThinkGeek had to start from scratch since no factory exists for this authentic 50s-60s Slide Rule; it measures 12.5″ and comes in a vinyl sleeve with retro box.

Trailer: The Defendor

Trailer: The Defendor

Starring Woody Harrelson, The Defendor follows a regular Joe who believes he’s a superhero and his attempts to bring down Captain Industry, a drug and weapons dealer.

NOTLD 12″ Figures

NOTLD 12″ Figures
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1968’s Night of the Living Dead gets its own 12″ Deluxe Collector’s Edition figures; included is a sweet pre- and post-Zombie Bill Heinzman with interchangeable heads and arms.

Venice: Assassin’s Creed II

Venice: Assassin’s Creed II
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This Visions of Venice trailer for Assassin’s Creed II makes Ezio look like the ultimate badass: the dude dual-wields weapons, leaps from tall buildings and hang glides Da Vinci style.

Disturbia A/W 09

Disturbia A/W 09
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Disturbia Clothing’s Autumn/Winter 2009 line is up; ridiculously complex but sweet line art continues to be a mainstay, with their Howl and No Brainer tees literally no-brainers to own.

Sprint HTC Hero

Sprint HTC Hero

HTC’s Hero lands at Sprint 10/11/09, losing the large chin and squared corners from its initial preview; the 3.2″ screen will also get pinch-zoom but the internals remain the same.

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