Tag Archives: School

Space Invaders Cross-stitched Guitar Strap

This guitar strap fills me with geek envy. Renee of The Domestic Scientist made this cross-stitched guitar strap for her husband themed after the Atari classic Space Invaders. She is well versed in the art of geekery and even bakes her own 20 sided die cookies. That’s pretty geeky. Next, she’ll be modding her husband’s guitar. We’re hoping she sticks ...

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Doom On An iPhone With TV Out

iPhone developer Steven Troughton-Smith updated his iPhone port of Doom to not only take advantage of the iPhone’s TV-out features but also utilize its touchscreen as an interface for the game. Why he decided to display the game on an old monochrome Apple II monitor is beyond me. We get it, Steven: you love Apple. For now, there are no ...

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Busy Playing Fallout 3, Do Not Disturb

I’ve been flaking at work, school and life ever since the release of Fallout 3. I snagged the collectors edition of the game and haven’t stopped playing since. One thing I can say about the game this early on is it’s tough scrounging for ammo, especially after you’ve wasted all of it on a giant fire ant’s skull. Now in ...

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Walmart Exclusive 360 Controller For Art School Girls

What do antique telephones and dragons have to do with one another? Fuck if I know, but this controller’s design is sporting both. In light of the holiday season, Microsoft has released red and green versions of it’s wireless 360 controller that come packed with a charge kit for $65 bucks, while Walmart is exclusively selling this hideous design bundled ...

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A Blast From The Past Of Geekiness

I can’t get enough of corny retro video game commercials.  When I saw this Street Fighter 2 Turbo promotional video posted on Dooby Brain, I just had to share it here.  It reminds me of the better times in my life, when wearing cardigan sweaters and listening to Nirvana was cool. If you pay close attention to the video, ignoring ...

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Analog and Digital Notebook Roundup

With classes starting for most students this week or next, it’s important that you’re properly geared up for school before trekking back. Cool Hunting has a nice roundup of both “analog” and digital notebooks that will suit nearly anyone’s taste, style or preference. Whether you’re heading to Columbia Law or the Clown College of Miami, this is a read you ...

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Majoring In Game Design Will Leave You In The Dark

So, you want to work in the game industry. You want to live, breathe, think, screw and shit video games for the rest of your life. Unless you want to be a master of the custodial arts, game design is the last thing you’ll want to major in. As Frank Caron of Ars Technica points out, the game industry is ...

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Every Gray NES Game On Sale For Those Who Missed Out

Got 3,800 dollars laying around? Smash open that piggy bank of yours because this is the deal of a lifetime. Owning every NES game made on gray cartridge (with a ton of instruction manuals) along with a mint-condition NES console is sure to earn you a gaming medal. Now as for selling all of them, no medal is awarded for ...

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LEGO Donkey Kong Sets A High Score

Don’t get me wrong, the Donkey Kong clock was cool, but it was a motionless picture with not a lot going for it other than being just an ordinary clock. Since we enjoy LEGOs so much and regard Donkey Kong as one of the greatest inventions since blood pressure wary underwear, we’re positive this LEGO construct is sure to catch ...

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Arduino Lilypad: Oversized Robotic Arm Directs Plants To Window

Your house plants are withering. You have two options: put them out in the sun or build a gigantic robotic arm that takes up half of your living space. Lively plants at the cost of sleeping in the bathtub doesn’t sound too bad either. The Bartlett School of Architecture showcased their “Experiments in Time” exhibit, which included this steel monstrosity ...

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