Tag Archives: soccer

Google Celebrates World Cup with Search Specific Doodle

Call me a stupid American. Call me not down with the times. But I never really got into soccer. Maybe it was my inability to play the game that really did it. Soccer isn’t friendly to chubby smokers who can’t run more than a few feet. But for whatever reason, I never really grasped the sport. But then again I ...

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LEGO Star Wars Foosball Table

When I first saw this foosball table, I thought the only LEGOy-ness about it was the minifig soccer men. Which is pretty cool in its own right, but ho-hum. There’s just too much LEGO competition. But then I took a closer look and realized that the whole damn table was made of LEGOs. And my geeky flag went up. Eureka! ...

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Football Hero Takes the Color Tapping Genre to the Big Leagues

And by the big leagues, we mean a bigger-than-life Guitar Hero-esque game being played on a massive megatron wall sized screen. The Kasabian football players kick the soccer ball at their colored square as the Arduino-controlled contact sensors are illuminated by falling colored blocks. The resulting game is both severely awesome and ridonkulous. Check out the video after the jump.

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World Cup Figurines Become USB Drives Post-Decapitation

I can hardly pretend to love soccer with the same devotion as some of you. Here’s how you know someone doesn’t love soccer as much as you. Number one, they don’t drink tea at a certain time every day. Two, they drive on the right side of the road. Three, they say mile instead of kilometer. But if you are ...

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Football Tape: Impromptu Soccer Wherever You May Roam

Soccer, football, futbol, tomato, tomahto (who the hell says tomahto anyway? Is it you ya friggen Canadians?) Whichever name you choose for the sport, there is no denying that it’s a fun game. If you’ve ever been in a situation where you wish you had grabbed a ball before you left home, Marti Guixe’s Football Tape might be a nice ...

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Nike Mercurial Vapor SL Shoes

Nike is no stranger to designing lightweight footwear. An old pair of Air Mercurial Vapor IVs I used to own were the lightest shoes I had ever touched on this planet. Now Nike is telling me that I’m an idiot and that these $400 Mercurial Vapor SL (“Super Lite”) shoes are the next generation of Nike. Designed for soccer, these ...

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Austria Is The Place To Be For Robot Soccer In 2009

Get ready robot sports fans, Robocup 2009 will be held next year in the Austrian city of Graz. The robotic soccer tournament was first held in 1997 with the goal of encouraging research and one day building a team of bots that’s capable of taking on the human World Cup champions by 2050. Try Robocup has five divisions including a ...

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Virtual ball for your real dog

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