Anker’s new flagship projector. The Nebula Mars can project up to a 300″ screen at 1280 x 800. It has built-in dual 10W JBL speakers and a battery that lasts up to 3h. It can connect via HDMI, USB 3.0, AirPlay and Chromecast.
One of the cooler bits of mobile tech from the 1990s was the Psion personal digital assistant. The Psion 5 offered a 5.6″ monochrome display, and a physical keyboard. Oldtech81 dusted off one of these relics to see if it still could serve a useful purpose in 2017.
(PG-13: Language) Mike Boyd’s latest goal was to do a manual on a bicycle for at least 165ft. It sounds like a straightforward challenge, but it proved to be his most frustrating one to date. Remember folks, when it seems like you’ve hit a wall, a cup of tea can work wonders.
Shanghai Customs used a Honda Cub frame to create a beautiful electric scooter. Like custom PCs, the beauty of the eCub shines thanks to its excellent cable management. Shanghai Customs is working on the eCub’s second version as well as DIY conversion kits. More on BikeEXIF.
(PG-13: Language) “I was ravin’ in the desert til the sun gave me red skin, I told you that I’m no saint, I see hawks, I just spin…” Mac Lethal incorporates the names of every US pro football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and soccer team into a cohesive 3-minute rap.
Just in time for Sonic Mania, Cook and Becker’s Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary Art Book has posters, covers, concept art and more from Sega’s archives. It also has a $125 Collector’s Edition that comes with a inner sleeve/book stand and a signed print.
The FrontRow is a 2.3″ tall disc-shaped camera that weighs just 1.94oz. You can hang it on a necklace or mount it on a clip. It can livestream to YouTube, Facebook and Twitter or automatically create time-lapse footage. Its 8MP front camera shoots at 1080p/30fps.
Designer and fabricator Chaz Capobianco shows off a nifty creation, a large, flat spiral cut from a sheet of aluminum, which produces mesmerizing patterns as its center is moved about. It’s sort of like giant, flattened Slinky, and so much cooler than a fidget spinner.
Icemule’s upcoming Boss backpack cooler has 1.2″ thick closed cell foam and a rolltop design to keep food and drinks cold for days. It also has insulated external pockets, MOLLE webbing, bungee cords, ventilated back and carrying straps, and sternum and hip straps.
We’ve seen how to make a claw machine from cardboard, but Seanscrafts’ version wasn’t exactly easy to operate with its string-based mechanism. Leave it to The Q to come up with a way to build a more refined machine that uses syringes, tubing, liquid, and popsicle sticks.
Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler and academic. Then she was struck with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – a mysterious disorder that is only recently being taken seriously. With no cure or even sympathy in sight, she reached out to fellow victims to raise awareness about CFS.
Dad hats never really went away, but now everyone’s wearing them. Shmoxd has a handy guide on how you can take an existing cap, remove the existing embroidery if needed, and add your own design. It takes a bit of time, but it’s cheap and you get a unique cap out of it.
A boy gives a surgeon a horrifying choice: the man must sacrifice one of his family members or they will all meet a slow and painful death. From Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) comes a psychological horror film that critics have dubbed deeply unsettling but exquisitely made.
The Grubstick is a telescoping stick that lets you heat or cook a variety of food over an open fire. The basic kit comes with the stick (which stretches up to 37in), a fork and a square cage. The more expensive Grubstick kits also come with a flat cage and two tube attachments.
Skateboard brand Paterson designed a special edition of Clearweather’s chunky Jones C sneaker. It has a wheat-colored hairy suede upper that’s been heat embossed with Paterson’s logo, and a matching cream-colored sidewall. It’s limited to 200 pairs.
Redditor eames_era_fo_life shows of a cool 3D printed object – in the form of a Yoshimoto Cube – one of those hinged playthings that can be flipped inside-out on itself. The most impressive part – it was printed entirely as a single part. STL file available here.
The Hilx Unfold are folding sunglasses with spring-loaded hinges. You can unfold them with a flick of your wrist and with just one hand. Their lenses offer UV protection and are resistant to water, dust and scratches, while their frame is made from flexible TR90 plastic.
George C Music has been creating alternative versions of the Doctor Who theme music, to approximate what it might have sounded like if created by other musicians. We can’t decide if we like the Kraftwerk or the John Carpenter version best. The swing jazz is cool too.