This Steampunk Iron Man suit won Marvel’s costume contest during the recent 2010 ComicCon event in NYC. There’s a bit of controversy surrounding the win since it turned out the costume was a modified and repainted movie prop. Still, it’s pretty damn awesome! Costume Details via Geek.com Heartless: Story of the Tin Man
MoMA Form Meets Function Chess Set
Check out this chess set from the MoMA store. Each piece is scaled to represent its level of influence with their forms crafted to depict their mobility. Not only that, the pieces nest together perfectly into rectangles like a jigsaw puzzle, perfect for compact storage and travel! There is a downside – the set costs $65, […]
Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wii Remote & DS Stylus
BBC Worldwide and Blue Ocean teamed up to create a sonic screwdriver Wii remote for the upcoming Doctor Who game Return to Earth. That’s right, a Doctor Who video game, and your very own sonic screwdriver controller.
6 and a Half Minutes of Fantastic Slow-Motion Breakage
This slow-motion video has everything! A popping balloons, mousetrap-obliterated eggs, a smashed CRT, a hammered orange, and much more. The video by Phil Heron is 6-1/2 minutes long, so get comfortable and enjoy. Click here to watch the larger version of Tempus II from Philip Heron.
How Did I Miss These Terry Crews Old Spice Videos!!
Before Old Spice’s recent “here I am, look down, look up, now at your man” commercials, there were quite a few Terry Crews advertisements, directed by Tim & Eric of the Awesome Show (which explains a LOT).
Eureka is a TV show about a quirky town populated by scientists and engineers seeking to push the envelope of technology. Most episodes are focused on the experiences of the town sheriff who accidentally found the town when transporting his runaway daughter as a U.S. Marhsal. Of course with a town full of geeks and geniuses, […]
Awesome Arcade Racing Game & Radio Controlled Car Combo
Check out this video which shows how a team of hobbyists combined their passion for RC cars and racing arcade games. These guys put together a cardboard track and remotely control a scale RC car with Wipeout-style arcade controls. Video Link Additional Info, Videos, and Pics, via Sputnic
New Lego Technic Construction Vehicles & Trucks
I’ve been on a Lego Technic binge lately, and realized that a few new models were just released. Why the new fascination with Lego Technic? Because these sets feature relatively realistic looking models, and because the various studs and beams can be used to construct unique user-created models. Mobile Crane via Amazon Container Truck Motorized Excavator Motorbike Product […]
Nerf Clear Bodied Dart Blasters Are Back!
Nerf’s limited time special edition clear-plastic dart blasters are back! Usually these clear versions are only released for a short time and can be difficult to find. This time, it looks like the clear blasters are available pretty much everywhere at or near their normal prices. Nerf Clear Blasters via Amazon Product Info
The Jane Austen… Fight Club?
First there was Pride Prejudice & Zombies. Now there’s a new mashup of several Jane Austen characters, and Fight Club. Too bad the video isn’t a trailer for a longer movie – that would surely have been a sight!
Starcraft II is FINALLY Here
Starcraft II’s launch date has finally arrived. All I know is that it had better darned be worth it! My copy arrives later today, so we shall soon see… A lot of people are already bitching and moaning that there’s only one campaign in the game. Duh, most real time strategy enthusiasts that have been following […]
Lego Shuttle Adventure is Out of This World!
Lego’s Shuttle Adventure is completely and utterly fantastic. NASA is expecting to formally end the space shuttle program in February 2011, so Lego sought to commemorate the even with this model. At 1204 pieces, I was able to put my the shuttle model together in two nights.
DieHard Batteries Endure Some Extreme Torture Tests
How does DieHard demonstrate the reliability and power of their batteries? With extreme torture tests! Watch as the guys at the torture lab put DieHard car batteries through unbelievable conditions. DieHard released a few videos thus far, but the following (our favorites) stand out as way more extreme than the rest.
Found this sign posted near a hotel elevator. I decided to take the stairs.
Largest Bottle of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey I’ve Ever Seen!!
Last year while waiting for my plane to London to start boarding, I spotted a row of 3.0 liter bottles of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey at the airport. These bottles were so massive that they each came with a tilting cradle to make pouring them a bit more manageable!