Created by The Purchase Brothers, Escape From City 17 is a fantastic short film based on Half Life that mixes live action with special effects (and the obligatory crowbar).
Leaked in advance of MWC 2009, details on Motorola’s QA4 sliderphone are scarce, but we do know it features a 2.8″ TFT touchscreen, CDMA+EVDO and a tilt sensor.
This aptly named Epic Scale trailer for God of War III shows two things: Kratos going on a bloody warpath and a sweeping sense of scale as he fights on a Titan.
Driven by an alternate (read: imaginary) form of propulsion, Norio Fujikawa’s JetBike is like something straight out of a Last Exile and Akira mashup; we wants!
It’s not hard being the Right Gin in Sweden if you’re one of the only gins from Sweden, but Drinkhacker likes the surprise black pepper; it’s best imbibed as a gin and tonic.
Despite its austere design, the Novanta Workstation (made out of aluminum and MDF) squeezes in speakers, a USB hub, monitor stand, iPod dock, power strip, and three drawers.
At its core a small handset, the Modu is a modular phone that can slip into one of four different jackets priced between $25 and $100; it has 2GB of memory and Bluetooth.
Most kids of the 80s no doubt remember The Neverending Story; Enclothe has created a fantastic homage to the movie with a cool (but creepy) Southern Oracle t-shirt.
Artist Kentaro Nagai has taken world maps and reworked them into the shape of animals from the Chinese Zodiac; it’s amazing what a little rotating and resizing can do.
iBuypower has added two relatively affordable gaming PCs running AMD’s Dragon platform; both use AMD Phenom II CPUs, AMD 790GX chipsets and Radeon HD 4000 series cards.
Short for Kinetic Energy Recovery System, KERS has been heavily bandied about for Formula One’s 2009 season; the video above does a great job explaining it with sweet 3D graphics.
Studded with Monarchy buttons, this Columbia Trench is a looker with a double-breasted jack style, thickly reinforced edges, military shoulders and an adjustable looped belt.
This Beyond-the-Film video for Wanted explains the relationship between Mark Millar’s original comic and the 2008 film; fittingly, gameplay is interwoven with gorgeous art from the book.
Marginally cheaper than the Edition 9s, Ultrasone’s Edition 8 is still a premium headphone, with Ethiopian sheepskin ear cups, Ruthenium plating and MU-metal shielding.
Journalists have been abuzz over Tuesday’s Iridium and Russian satellite collision; Analytical Graphics (AGI) has released a video showing the impact and subsequent debris clouds.
The 2010 Acura TSX is getting a V6, addressing a common gripe for the entry-level luxury sedan; it’ll use the same 280hp, 3.5L engine from the TL and features a stiffer suspension.
The Rundle Lantern is an array of 748 solar-powered LED panels installed on 9 floors of an Adelaide, Australia parking lot and will run from 8pm-midnight daily; look for the Cylon eye!
Porsche Design’s P’8810s successfully ditch the old fogey stigma associated with spectacles; made with titanium, they consist of eight segments that fold into a lighter-sized spiral.
FOOX-U’s quirky Organ Donor vinyls are now available; you’re limited to one case of per person, blind boxed; each comes with a vinyl hospital gown in one of 24 colorways and 9 organs.
Nike’s City Knife II concept continues to refine the foldable shoe, this time with an origami-like design that can be tucked into your back pocket. Thanks, Random Objects!
There’s nothing like monkey business to celebrate Darwin’s 200th: Devolve Me takes your picture and “devolves” you into one of four ancient ancestors (up to 3.7 million years ago).
The highlight of computer lab in the 80s/90s was playing Oregon Trail on Apple ][s; iPhone owners will get a nostalgic remake come February 28; just remember to caulk the wagon!
TeleNav’s GPS Navigator is coming 2/24 to the T-Mobile G1, allowing the Android phone to give turn-by-turn driving directions with 3D maps, traffic alerts and speech recognition.
We all have to grow up sometime: AdderXYU of Singularitee is the artist behind Get Equipped, a “mature” take on the classic Megaman boss selection screen. Thanks, Jaden!
Samsung’s Blue Earth is green all the way: it’s a solar-powered full touchscreen phone with a case made out of recycled water bottles, and includes an energy efficient charger.
Hype for the Watchmen continues, but we ain’t complaining: this time we get a Watchmen game with Double Dragon-era graphics; go here and then click on the arcade machine.
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