TV Show Tattoos: A fanboy fashion statement

Is there any better way to show your undying love for a TV show than do etch a design for the show into your skin? We think not. Some of these are pure genius. 100% of them are absolute fanboy nerdiness. So…technically this is a wearable right? Check out more after the jump.

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Video Game ID Bracelets for arcade style

Those of you who remember patrolling the game arcades will remember the method of high score ranking on arcade game machines. You’d put in your three initials, or whatever three letters you used as a tag. Surprisingly enough, the letter ranking was one thing I had a hard time figuring out, which meant my initials always came out as “AAA”. ...

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Testicle-Like Cocoon Shelter Keeps You Warm In Extreme Environments

The Cocoon is a survival shelter concept by designer John Moriarty that promises to keep you warm “no matter what the conditions are like outside.” Features include warming interior colors and insulated material that would prove useful from both a physical and mental standpoint when stuck in a survival situation. My question is where did John get his inspiration for ...

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The Beat Dress Will Trip You Out

The spectacular “Beat Dress” seen above was part of a project conducted for a Fashion and Technology course at the School of Arts and Communication at Malm� University. The light show comes courtesy of 10 detachable patches on the dress that are equipped with 10 LEDs. There is also a microphone and a small equalizer connected to a microcomputer that ...

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Dodecasub Speakers Perfect For D&D Geeks

I am a total geek. There are many obvious reasons why one would come to that conclusion, but the fact that I took one look at this 12 sided speaker system from Elemental Designs and thought “Dungeons and Dragons” makes my inherent geekness abundantly clear. The Dodecasub features, you guessed it, a dodecagon casing (a 12-sided polygon) with 10 impressive ...

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A Skull With a Taste For 80’s Metal

For one reason or another Brian Dettmer decided to make a skull out of melted 80’s metal band cassettes from the likes of Motley Cr�e and Judas Priest. So what is the deal here? Is it a commentary on the death of metal? Does it celebrate the genre? Is it a commentary on how aging rock stars should stay the ...

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Mercedes Fortwo Is Tiny, Cheap, and Deadly

SmartUSA has just announced that two Mercedes produced “smart fortwo” models will be available in the US for under $12k. That, combined with its minuscule 8.8-ft length and 5.1-ft height, make it one of the smallest, cheapest cars around. The base model doesn’t have much in the way of features (not even air conditioning), but there is a wide range ...

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Robot Parrot Companion Almost As Annoying As The Real Thing

Mankind’s creepy obsession with building the perfect robot pet continues with Pretty Polly The Interactive Parrot. Polly features voice recognition technology that allows it to record and repeat phrases spoken to it. This robo-parrot can also respond to phrases like “Are you hungry” with preprogrammed answers. Other features include: A mouth sensor that detects an included plastic cracker placed near ...

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Barbie’s been a bad girl: How To make a Barbie doll sized electric chair

Barbie has been a bad girl. Apparently bad enough to be executed via capital punishment. You know, we haven’t seen Ken around the mall lately. Did he get killed off at some point? Barbie could have whacked him for all we know. We must say though, that striped shirt doesn’t do Barbie any justice. To create this project you’ll need ...

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Marry Our Daughter online service probably not that big in the U.S.

Does anyone else find something a tad bit wrong with this? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I want a barely teenage slave girl just like anyone else, but advertising the service online? I guess they really do have everything on the net. This girl is a tad over-priced though for my taste. I mean how much experience could she ...

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