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LumiNet: The Wearable Computing Network

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LumiNet takes the conventions of a central processing unit, such as an Arduino, handling most of the workload and spreads the responsibility across a series of parallel ‘LumiNet modules’ which only depend on the four modules directly connected to it. This way, if one module goes bad, the rest of the wearable network will stay up and running. It’s programming ... Read More »

Iron Man Pinball Machine

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Stern Pinball, one of the only remaining companies specifically focused on the pinball industry, created this awesome Iron Man Pinball Machine. This fully-sized arcade style pinball machine puts Iron Man fans up against minor villain Whiplash and those damn bouncy things that always make the ball shoot through the paddles before you can press the buttons. The machine ships on ... Read More »

Real-Life Portal T-Shirt Puts a Hole in Your Belly

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Ben Heck, expert modder and webshow host, is at it again with his newest creation, the Real-Life Portal T-Shirt. By modifying the shirt with “a chest-mounted LCD screen and a back-mounted CCD camera,” Heck created a t-shirt which puts a hole through your belly, right where the cake would have been if it weren’t a lie. Ben shows off his ... Read More »

Turn Your iPhone 4 Into a Sony Walkman

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Are you already missing the Walkman since Sony’s announcement of its official retirement this week? You’re not alone. It gets better. One day, the Walkman will truly be remembered as the first true portable media player, and the most recent renditions will be forgotten. Lucky for us, we already know the truth, which is how we can get a head ... Read More »

The Bong Mask is the Next Step in Pot Smoking Technology

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Greetings “medicinal” marijuana “patients.” Have you been looking for a better way of ingesting every last puff of “medicine” that escapes your bong? The Bong Mask straps across your face and surrounds your respiratory system with sweet, sweet pain relief. Now all we need is intravenous cookie dough and we’re good to go. Get your own from Thanko for around ... Read More »

4,000 Piece LEGO Chess Set

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Derek Seiple constructs each LEGO Chess Set made-to-order. You pay, you name your specific color preferences and Seiple crafts a custom brick chess set made of approximately 4,000 LEGO bricks and plates. Each side of the board measures 22.75 inches, the King piece is about 4.5 inches tall. There’s just one itsy-bitsy issue. This chess set is so expensive that ... Read More »

Samsung Unveils Prescription 3D Glasses

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The geek life is an ironic state of affairs. Most of us, and I’m speaking from at least seconds of research, have some sort of vision problem. Studies show that hours of staring at the computer screen can cause serious vision impairments, which hasn’t exactly worked out for us up until now. Bad vision meant an impaired 3D experience. Not ... Read More »

Gramophone iPhone Amplifier Case Also Functions as a Stand

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Batteries are not included because they are not needed. The Bone Horn Stand is an unpowered phonograph-inspired iPhone case and stand which amplifies your device’s sound up to 12 decibels, simply by channeling the audio through the horn. The silicon-based amp slips over your iPhone like any other case, but gives it an audio boost and a dash of old-timey ... Read More »

Apple Unveils Two New MacBook Air Models

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After much talk and even more speculation, Apple unveiled their newest line of MacBook Air mini-notebooks at the “Back to the Mac” event today in Cupertino. Steve Jobs announced the launch of two new MacBook Airs, one 13.3 inch, 2.9 lb. model and one 11.6 inch, 2.3 lb. model. These Airs are special though, because they are the first MBAs ... Read More »