Incredibly grotesque yet awe-inspiring, Kenji Yanobe’s Giant Torayan robot is a 24 foot tall robo-baby sculpture that breathes fire and sings; it’s on display in Tokyo’s Roppongi district.
Manhattan’s famous flying rats are finally getting their own t-shirt: Pigeons Love NY is a simple, slightly messy ode to the Big Apple’s most reviled (yet ubiquitous) feathered denizens.
Part aircraft, part Formula 1 car and part racing yacht, the Ecotricity Greenbird recently broke the world land speed record; it’s the fastest wind-powered land vehicle at 126.1 mph.
Natuzzi’s Sound Armchair not only looks like primo bachelor pad decor but “sounds” like it too, with a pair of hidden speakers and minijack audio input; choose from over 150 colors.
It’s not top-shelf machinima, but we’re still floored by Halo: All I Play-Oh; it’s a music video by Usethefork set to Jude Kelley and Dan Amrich’s Halo parody of RHCP’s Snow.
The Toffee Slim is a vertically-oriented laptop bag that’s definitely a snug fit, which isn’t too out of line for its intended passenger: MacBooks, MacBook Airs and other 13.3″ laptops.
Last night’s Family Guy almost overloaded our plasma conduits; Stewie abducts the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation from a convention and takes them … bowling.
For their Summer/Fall 2009 line, Mosley Tribes revisits its roots with the Raynes, a double-bridge aviator with tech nose pads, co-injected silicone temple tips and CR-39 solid lenses.
True to its name, Two Rooms is a puzzle game where you’ll need to move two entirely separated pieces to reach a common goal; you’ll need to use sliding walls, crates and buttons.
Bike locks are often portable and flimsy or solid and unwieldy, but Abus’ Bordo is an innovative foldable linkage lock made from hardened steel, giving it the strength of a U-lock.
The jury’s still out as far as Terminator: Salvation’s actual gameplay is concerned, but we’re digging the intro cinematic above; it shows the player evading numerous HK-aircraft.
The final project for U. of Derby student Jason Heredia, the Arcus Collapsible Guitar folds down to half its size; Floyd Rose locking nuts reduce the need to retune after collapsing.
From the crew that brought us Escape from City 17, Coke Babies is a literally a giant ad for Coca Cola with humanistic overtones (at least until someone shakes the hell out of a can).
With a transmission capable of 100ms gear changes, new exhaust system and a slew of weight-reducing mods, this SL 63 AMG definitely earns the title of official Formula 1 Safety car.
Making power out of the lowly household faucet, Jinwoo Han’s Mini Hydro Turbine converts water pressure into electricity that can be used to run or charge other gadgets.
AT&T’s Samsung Impression is the first US phone with an AMOLED display; it features a 3.2″ touchscreen with haptic feedback, slide-out QWERTY, 3MP camera and 3G speeds.
Proof that man can make a sport of anything give enough time (and boredom), above is a video of the Austin Air Guitar Preliminaries; the actual contest begins 5/3, with finals 6/12.
The iPod dock at the top The Tower seems almost like an afterthought; it’s actually a high-end watch winder for Perrelet’s Maestro Edition watches, which feature musical repeaters.
The distinctions between the reasons in this Top 10 trailer are blurry at best, but that’s not the point: Prototype will be a boon for anyone who appreciates wanton acts of destruction.
We’ve seen several portable projectors, but we like the PocketCinema V10 Plus versatility: it not only projects up to a 50″ screen from your iPod or game console, but can record content.
Nike’s Air Max 2009 hides nothing but still looks smoking with a flywire upper that increases comfort and an RS 1000 rubber outsole; it also sports a full length Nike Air unit.
While the first Ice Age 3 trailer introduced Scratte, Scrat the squirrel’s love interest, this second trailer is a proper intro to the plot at “large;” it ain’t called Dawn of the Dinos for nothing.
With 18 guest rooms, gardens and more, the Hotelicopter smells like an April Fool’s joke, but we’ll play along: it makes its maiden flight 6/26, so get those fictional boarding passes ready.
This debut trailer for Bad Company 2 doesn’t show gameplay, but it’s the most succinct (and badass) explanation of rock/paper/scissors and its relevance to war we’ve ever seen.
A worthy addition to our rapidly growing geek bling collection, this 18 karat gold ring by artist Sakurako Shimizu is a precise case of a 1981 Atari chip; it’s also available in silver.
Ideal for defending against space invaders (or annoying coworkers), this Airsoft Gun rig by Jay is controlled with a WiiMote using Python code and an ioBridge 204 module.
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