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Short Film: Energy Hunter

Short Film: Energy Hunter

It’s a somewhat incoherent mix of Star Wars, 2001, and 2012, but sci-fi short film Energy Hunter scores points for excellent cinematography and some truly stunning locations.

Concept: 2Oct2031 Watch

Concept: 2Oct2031 Watch

We really shouldn’t like Tao Ma’s 2Oct2031 concept watch; it’s tough to tell time on and it could probably kill you with its edges, but it’s one sweet look into the future–2031, to be exact.

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Muscle-Computer Interface

Muscle-Computer Interface

Microsoft aims to go controller-free with a patent for EMG-sensing devices–in short, a muscle-computer interface that plays MP3s or even play Guitar Hero with your forearm electrodes.

College Basketball Encyclopedia

College Basketball Encyclopedia

ESPN’s College Basketball Encyclopedia is a true full-court press at 1,232 pages with overviews of all 335 D-I teams, season-by-season summaries, and brackets for every NCAA tournament.

K29 Chrono 8003 Watch

K29 Chrono 8003 Watch

Welder’s K29 Chrono 8003 goes monochrome: three watches in one, it sports three Miyota movements, a 50mm black matte steel case, white hands/indices and 100m water resistance.

Video: Love Project

Video: Love Project

The Fab Four becomes the Fab 156 with Starbucks’ Love Project; musicians from 156 countries sang The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” at exactly the same time on December 7, 2009.

DIY: Mst3shades

DIY: Mst3shades

MST3K fans will always watch movies with Tom Servo and Crow in mind, but these laser-cut Mst3shades literally keep them in your field of vision; plans here; Ponoko-version here.

Maquette: Dr. Horrible

Maquette: Dr. Horrible

Shipping 2/27/10, the 9″ tall Dr. Horrible Animated Maquette is more wonderflonium than horrible; it’s limited to 1,000 statues and includes his goggles and Freeze Ray gun.

OTB Abyss II Boots

OTB Abyss II Boots

Created at the request of Navy SEALS, OTB’s Abyss II Boots are good both wet and dry; they sport silent soles, a ballistic mesh to keep grit out, and a quick-drain SEAL footbed. Thanks, Mac!

Photos: Welcoming 2010

Photos: Welcoming 2010

From freezing swimmers in Finland and bull runners in Spain to fake snow in Pakistan and confetti in Times Square, watch as the world rings in 2010 with Boston.com’s Welcoming 2010.

Fighter Sidecar Mashup

Fighter Sidecar Mashup

Henrik Toth’s Fighter Sidecar Mashup may not be particularly road or air-worthy, but it’s one sweet flight of fancy; it features a mini-WW2 cockpit bolted on to a Yamaha Wild Star.

Games of January 2010

Games of January 2010

As if our wallets haven’t already been thoroughly ravaged by the holidays: this Games of January 2010 video has us checking the cushions to pay for Darksiders, ME2, Bayonetta, and more.

Website: Resolution Generator

Website: Resolution Generator

Monina Velarde’s New Year’s Resolution Generator takes 50% of the effort out of making yearly promises to ourselves; breaking and/or forgetting them? That’s all on you, buddy.

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9 Ball T-shirt/Hoodie

9 Ball T-shirt/Hoodie

We’ve got good and bad news about Flying Mouse’s 9 Ball tee/hoodie; the good: Pluto is back in play; the bad: planetary pool is not what it’s racked up to be if you’re the cue ball.

Teaser: Live-Action Yamato

Teaser: Live-Action Yamato

We were initially unsure of this live-action adaptation of Space Battleship Yamato, but this teaser has us rarin’ to blast some Gamilon ass; the movie is due out in Japan December 2010.

DIY: Most Useless Machine

DIY: Most Useless Machine

Inspired by this gadget, the Most Useless Machine not only reaches new heights for futility but has us waxing morose about the pointlessness of our own lives. Happy New Year, friends.

Zombieland (Blu-ray)

Zombieland (Blu-ray)

Dark undead comedy Zombieland arrives on Blu-ray 2/2/10 with a behind the scenes PiP track, deleted and effects progressions scenes, and actor, writer, and director commentary.

Short Film: Muzorama

Short Film: Muzorama

Muzorama was created in six weeks and based on the work of illustrator Jean-Philippe Masson; it’s a surreal animated short film that literally has us losing our heads over the details.

Orion-Lite Forensic Light

Orion-Lite Forensic Light

Ideal for pros and CSI junkies, Evident’s Orion-Lite is a 455nm LED Forensic flashlight for detecting body fluids, fluorescent powders, dye stains, and trace evidence. Thanks, Mac!

Pastrana New Year’s Jump

Pastrana New Year’s Jump

Watch as Subie-maestro Travis Pastrana rings in 2010 with a New Year’s jump over 269 feet of water in Long Beach with his WRX STI, breaking teammate Ken Block’s 171-foot record.

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The Simpsons x Estonia

The Simpsons x Estonia

TV station TV3 puts an Estonian spin on this meticulously reimagined The Simpsons intro, swapping uranium rods for horseshoes and cars for carriages; Bart? A total Baltic brat.

Star Trek Wetsuits

Star Trek Wetsuits

Although perfect for JJ Abram’s new, sexi-fied film, these 7mm Star Trek Wetsuits are styled after The Original Series; choose from Command Yellow, Science Blue, and Engineering Red.

Jaybird Sportsband

Jaybird Sportsband

Jaybird’s Sportsband hits a small, but underserved niche; ideal for fit multitaskers, the headphones sport an adjustable band, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR/A2DP, button controls, and microphone.

DIY: Iron Man Papercraft

DIY: Iron Man Papercraft

Shunichi Makin’s been busy ever since his mini-HAL 9000; he’s created not one but three super-deformed versions of Iron Man in papercraft, each with 3-4 printable PDF files.

KEO Time Capsule

KEO Time Capsule

End 2009 with a trip to the year 52,009: today is the last day to leave a message with KEO, a time capsule satellite which will orbit 1,800 km above Earth and remain there for 50,000 years.

Freakiest TV Ads of 2009

Freakiest TV Ads of 2009

Adweek’s AdFreak names the Top 30 Freakiest Commericals of 2009; included are Quique the Head and the Palm Pre, but by far the creepiest and most shocking are the PSAs.

Science Fiction Screen Print

Science Fiction Screen Print

It’ll be 2010 before we can name everything on this Science Fiction Screen Print; it’s a giant 14″x34″ poster with 61 robots, 58 aliens, and 30 icons from sci-fi film, tv, books, and games.

Free: LEGO Photo

Free: LEGO Photo

Get your iPhone bricked in a good way with LEGO Photo: it’s basically a free, one-function photo application that’ll convert any of your pictures into a mosaic composed of 1×1 bricks.

Speaker Bot

Speaker Bot

LipsonRobotics’ Speaker Bot will crush lesser docks with ease; this one-of-a-kind robot is made from reclaimed parts and packs a speaker in its torso and iPod Dock in its base.

Short Film: Quietus

Short Film: Quietus

Quietus (Part 1, Part 2) is a glacially slow sci-fi short but still intriguing; it was shot on an 8k budget, filmed in the style of Kubrick’s 2001, and uses the same Death Valley locations as Star Wars.

Mega Man: Complete Works

Mega Man: Complete Works

Due out 1/6/10, Mega Man: Official Complete Works is 200 pages of Mega-awesome; it’s packed with 20 years of artwork including characters, box art, promo art, and rare art pieces.

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