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Vault Boy’s Bloody Mess

Check out this cool tattoo based on the Fallout 3 perk called Bloody Mess. Kotaku reader David Lo has high hopes for the upcoming post-apocalyptic RPG. So high that he decided to permanently ink the game’s mascot, Vault Boy, on to his arm. Fallout 1 and 2 are classics, but Fallout 3 – that remains to be seen. Here’s to ...

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DIY: Paper Mario Hat With Shoddy Graphics

Everyone loves cosplaying as their favorite Italian plumber. All it takes is a red shirt and some overalls and all you’re missing is a hat and phony mustache. Well, don’t worry about buying some expensive Nintendo-licensed product made of fabric. Instead, make your own Mario hat with nothing more than some paper, printer ink and Band-Aids. Just don’t try grabbing ...

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Plastic Logic’s E-Newspaper Debuts

A relatively unknown company called Plastic Logic today unveiled it’s new technology called E-Newspaper. Designed to mimic the look but not the feel of newspaper, it’s supposed to put current versions of e-ink, such as the Kindle or eReader, to shame. The unnamed device will make it’s official debut come January 2009 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas (we’ll ...

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Your Brother’s Ink Is Mine! You Will Be Next

Would you buy someone’s tattoo off of them? No, I don’t mean pay for them to get the tattoo inked into their skin (or teeth), I mean pay for ownership of the ink that is already on their skin. This is probably the first case of selling of a tattoo while still on the owner’s body. Tim Steiner sold the ...

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Biodegradable Cutlery Pen Caps

Here’s a great concept that would do wonders for those working in an office. This pen cap utensil set includes a plastic knife, fork and spoon, all of which are biodegradable. It’s called Din-Ink and was designed to “respect the environment.” Perfect for that old salad sitting in the office mini-fridge. Just grab two pens, slap on the knife and ...

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The Messiest Calendar, Ever

If you thought that the nail biting clock and calendar was weird, check out this different take on the calendar altogether. Oscar Diaz came up with this self-printing concept when he discovered he could control ink bleeding onto paper. You could have a wallpaper calendar to write on, schedule appointments and what not, but where is the fun in writing ...

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Quick Cash for Dead Batteries (Plus: Bonus Swindling)

Apparently, there’s good money to be made in recycling older batteries. A recent Instructables article showcases how one sly fox made a few hundred bucks doing this. Seems all you have to do is round up a bunch of batteries, clean ’em up and you’ll make a fortune by turning them in at your local scrap yard. This article reminded ...

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To Trash or Not to Trash Your Printer

In this day in age, you can walk into any big-box office store like Staples or Office Depot and pick up a printer for under $75 most of the time. For instance, I was able to procure a Canon all-in-one-style printer last year for $55 on sale. Problem is, after the ink cartridges (which, rumor has it, come only half-filled ...

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