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Sub-machine Gun Beer Bong

05/08/2009, Want to relive the gung-ho days of 1920s gangland crime? Well you can do so in a drunken frenzy with the Sub-Machine gun beer bong. Having the 1927 A1 sub-machine gun as its inspiration, this Tommy-gun lookalike measures 18″ tall and is able to...

Officially Translated Manga Now Online

04/27/2009, You know how it is with us fans of manga comics and yet know nuts about the written Japanese word? Well, we’ve had to rely on the generous and long, hard labor put in by selfless otakus who have a proficiency on both English and Japanese to...

Counter-Intuitive: Hanging On The Gadgets You Already Have

04/22/2009, That seems like a bizarre concept to us, but there is arguably a good reason to keep old gadgets like a first-gen iPhone or last’s years 120Hz LCD TV: the environment. lastyearsmodel.org is a website that tries to get us to think about the impact of...

Amazon Tries to Explain Blacklisting LGBT Books: a “Glitch”

04/13/2009, [Source: WSJ blog & MediaMemo Blog] This week end, blogger Mark R. Probst received this reply from Amazon about the disappearance of the sales ranking from two high profile gay romance books “Transgressions” by Erastes and “False...

Personal Exoskeleton To Cost A Bomb

04/10/2009, We know that the current economic climate isn’t exactly the most encouraging one to splurge, but that won’t stop companies from rolling out new products to wow the consumers. Case in point, the Human Assistive Limb (HAL) exoskeleton which will...

iPhone Soap

04/07/2009, We’ve seen the Xbox 360 controller soap in the past, and here’s another surefire winner – the iPhone soap. It would be a pity to use this in the shower as it looks much better in the unwrapped form, but then again keeping such stuff for...

Samsung LCD Monitor With Super-Thin Bezel

04/06/2009, While most of us like thin bezels, only few of would actually pay a premium for super-thin bezels. However, thin bezels can be all the rage for a multi-display setup, or a display wall. Samsung just announced 46″ monitors that have bezels that are...

LEGO Business Cards

03/29/2009, If you’re working in the brick company LEGO, you’ll be the envy of your friends. Why? While the rest of the world keep to the view that business cards should strictly come in the form of – you know, cards, LEGO takes the road less...

Adobe Director 11.5 with HD and Surround Sound

03/23/2009, [GDC 09] GDC is kicking off and it is a good time for Adobe to launch its new version of Director. The new features include a 5.1 channel surround sound audio engine, and now game developers can use real-time mixing capabilities to create audio effects....

Fujitsu Introduces FLEPia Color eBook (with Video)

03/18/2009, Fujitsu is bringing to market FLEPia, an color eBook that it had demonstrated last year when we were at CEATEC (Japan). Technologically, this project is not new by any means. What’s new is its arrival to market at a price of $1000 (we mentioned the...

Light Up Roulette Wheel T-shirt

03/17/2009, This is one fun t-shirt if you have a penchant for casinos – the Light Up Roulette Wheel T-shirt from ThumbsUp UK. Heck, you might even be able to run impromptu sessions of roulette with friends and family alike wherever you go thanks to this shirt...

iPod Tax Scuttled In New York

03/12/2009, New York Governor David Paterson just announced that his government will not institute plans to introduce taxes which would very likely have raised the costs of digital music in that part of the country. Informally known as the “iPod tax”,...

People More Concerned About Eye-Camera Than Surveillance Cameras

03/05/2009, Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters Rob Spence, a Canadian filmmaker wants to have this tiny camera installed in this prosthetic eye for a project about surveillance in society. Not surprisingly (to us), people were more worried about his eye-camera than about...