February 26, 2015

Arts & Design

Nike Patents Back to the Future II Style Sneaker

A few weeks back we posted about a homemade pair of Back to the Future II style sneakers which were controlled through an Arduino microcontroller. The premise was good and so was the effort, but the motor on the back of the shoes was just too much of an eyesore to be practical. But we might be seeing a much ... Read More »

How to Know a Little About a Lot: Trivia Translated into Doodles

Most of us geeks have a thirst for knowledge. I’ve been a trivia hound as long as I can remember and while I’m not an authority on any one topic, I dibble dabble in lots of topics. That’s probably why I’m so in love with infographics. The site Learn Something Every Day takes an interesting nook of trivia everyday and ... Read More »

Dark Side of The That’s No Moon

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon is one of my top 5 favorite albums of all-time, no confusion there. In fact, just seeing this mash-up cover made me search through the ‘P’ section of my iTunes library. “Breath” plays as we speak. And while it’s common knowledge that the album uncannily matches up with the Wizard of Oz, I’m ... Read More »

Cube Bracelet is a Perfect Gift for Your Geeky Hipster Girlfriend

If your girlfriend is a fan of geometry, cubes or just really unique jewelry, this Cube Bracelet is the perfect way to show your girl that you care about her interests. Even some guys might wear this bracelet if they’re nerdy enough to rock their geometric love with a piece of unisex jewelry. Currently sold out from 80’s Purple, the ... Read More »

A Lamp Shade Made Out of Aviator Sunglasses

I’m a fan of aviator sunglasses. And it’s not because I’m trying to fit in with a particular douche bag clique. I’m beyond that. I just like the way they fit my face. I admire their style. The Celebrity Lamp by Deeply Madly Living is a light source with a twist. The lamp shade is made out of 40 pairs ... Read More »

Simpson Meets Dali: The Simpsons and The Persistance of Memory

“The Persistance of Memory” is probably the most iconic surrealistic painting of all time, instantly recognizable as the product of the the equally recognizable Salvador Dali. Flickr user Zeitan created this awesome ode to modern culture with the molding of The Simpsons into Dali’s famous pocket watch melting canvas. More than 20 years since The Simpsons first entered the limelight ... Read More »

Mario Kart Comes to Life in City Bike Lane

Living on the East Coast, I don’t hear too much about Portland, Oregon. In fact, the most I know about Portland is that it’s located somewhere between Seattle and Los Angeles, and that it has some of the coolest gaming fans in the world. How do I know it has great gaming fans? This local news story reporting from North ... Read More »

Better Book Titles Makes Judging Books By Their Covers Okay

Finally, books made to be judged by their covers. Before I had a life or a career, I loved reading. There was nothing I liked better than curling up with a great book. Now, I just don’t know how people find the time. I read for maybe 45 minutes before I go to sleep, but half of that time is ... Read More »

Rain Level Boots Measure Your Misery

I don’t live in a particularly flood susceptible area. But believe it or not, Jersey has its share of flood zones. I’ve never been in flood waters that went above the soles of my shoes, but from what I hear, it can’t be a fun experience. One thing I know for sure about precipitation levels is that meteorologists cannot be ... Read More »