Tag Archives: retro

Space Invading Keyboard Is Pseudo Retro

Many kinds of products are spawned from the inspiration that Space Invaders brings but this specific product is more special than the rest. Yes, even that quilt doesn’t impress as much. Maybe I’m merely being biased because I just spilled beer all over my keyboard and I’m desperately looking for a replacement. Yeah, that’s it. That’s the one! The keyboard ...

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Bethesda’s Post Apocalyptic Airstream Motor Home Gets Donated

One of the more interesting booths on the Penny Arcade Expo show floor was Bethesda’s Fallout 3 homage. An Airstream motor home on a patch of faux grass decorated the center of Bethesda’s show room floor, along with a central booth filled with mannequins modeled after playable characters in the game. The Airstream motor home was completely gutted and refitted ...

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A Bike Design That Predates The Company Producing It

What a sweet ride! The Rasmus Gjesing ATB Tourist bicycle is the work of, you guessed it: Rasmus Gjesing. Gjesing’s company was founded 12 years ago and focuses on quality and design that tries to steer clear of the look of mass-produced bicycles. With the ATB, everyone may think you’re riding an old bike, but that top-of-the-line Motorola MP3 helmet ...

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10 Video Game Sequels That Surpass Their Predecessor

Hey, not all sequels suck! Forget about Speed 2: Cruise Control, that movie was garbage. We’ve grouped together a few sequels of well known video game titles that prove that the game industry isn’t disintegrating year after year. Hit the jump to catch the nostalgia:

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Robo Crazy Flickr User

Flickr user Agustina loves her felt and possibly robots. And while Felt Robots are cool, we want fire-breathing, horseback riding, begging, swimming, cooking, killer robots that come equipped with the ability to give us hand jobs. While it might not be a traditional, metal robot, Agustina’s felt robots really reflect what DIY is all about. Sometimes you have to reinterpret ...

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DIY: Ugly Yagi WiFi Antenna

If you want your friends to think you’re a cheap bastard (and you know you are) and want to give your laptop the WiFi capabilities it so desperately needs, Ublog has a step-by-step DIY tutorial to make a simple and cheap Yagi antenna. Who would’ve though a piece of wood and a series of rods were all the components you ...

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Incoming! Missiles From the Ceiling

The Atari 1980 masterpiece Missile Command is given a whole new take on interactive gaming thanks to Steven Mason. Steve wrote the clone for the multi-touch wall at Obscure Digital. It’s the same classic game, except you touch to shoot defending projectiles at incoming missiles. This adds a new element of game play and also gets your lazy ass off ...

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MP3 Cassette With SD Memory Card… And Cassette Support

There are more than enough gadgets which look like cassettes. We can go on all night. Ironically, very few of them actually act, or have any feature, which relates to the original purpose of the cassette. This MP3 Cassette not only looks the roll, but acts the roll. We’d even go as far to say it butters the damn roll. ...

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Tetris Mirror Fragments Your Self Image

Some people rely on what’s in their wallet to determine their self-worth, while many still think their own reflection is the one thing holding them back. Maybe if my nose was just a little smaller I’d get that job. The Tetris Mirror mixes gaming goodness with self-image in an ultimate testament to retro bit design. Using thirteen interlocking mirrored acrylic ...

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