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Steampunk Iron Man Costume

This Steampunk Iron Man Costume has me in a dilemma. My first thought when I saw this was that I would love to see Steampunk Iron Man take on Sherlock Holmes in a good old fashion fight to the death. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s the underlying Victorian style of both characters. But then I realized this dream would ...

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Marty McFly’s Actual Self-Tying Sneakers Are For Sale

If you’ve been looking to own a pair of your own Back to the Future II-esque self-tying kicks, you have a few options. You can make a pair yourself, you can wait for Nike to release a real pair or now you can buy the actual shoes worn by Marty McFly in the film. The sneakers will be auctioned off ...

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An Exoskeleton for Kids

Every exoskeleton concept we’ve seen has been made for adults. What about the children? What about their fragile bones and muscles? Hell, if we had exokeletons for kids we could get them into the workforce by the age of 6. The 5.25 foot tall Kid’s Walker is a snack-sized bipedal robot suit for kiddos. At first glance it might seem ...

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LED Shoelaces Let Out Your Inner Raver

I’ve never gone clubbing in my entire life. I find joy in the simple things in life – picking dry skin flakes from my beard, trolling weight loss forums, making sure my belly button is impeccably clean – you know, the usual hubbub. But I can imagine for the people who are into that “scene,” these glowing fiber-optic LED Shoelaces ...

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LEGO Wedding Ring

Marriage. All in all it’s just another LEGO brick in the wall. Not as painful or permanent as tattoos, but just as painful to remove from your life, marriage is the ultimate commitment, when taken seriously. The LEGO Wedding Ring is the most effective way to prove your devotion. In other words, how devoted do you have to be to ...

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Taking a Fresh Look at Jewelry

You’ve worn it all over your body all of your life. Fingers, wrists, ears, nipples. Jewelry. So common among both men and woman that without it the world’s economy would sink into a diamond-filled abyss. What we’ve come to know as “conventional” jewelry really wasn’t always that conventional. It takes time for normalcy to kick in. Imme van der Haak ...

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Communication Prosthesis: Why So Serious?

You want to know how I got this prosthetic? My father was a designer… and a fiend, and one night he goes off artsier than usual. Mommy gets the Tupperware lid to defend herself. He doesnt like that – not one bit. So, me watching, he takes the plastic to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me ...

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Boba Fett Backpack Stores Your Textbooks, Spare Blasters

You’ll have to leave your jet pack at home, but at least you’ll have room for all of your school work. The Boba Fett Backpack will not be able to save you from the sarlacc pit, so steer clear of any intimidating looking toothed gaps in the ground. Never leave your Bounty Hunting 101 course book home again. Enjoy your ...

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Laser Backpack for 3D Mapping on the Go

You didn’t think it was going to be THAT practical, did you? Massive or not, the Laser Backpack is the most portable option you have for mobile 3D mapping. Funded by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Army Research Office, the backpack uses sensor fusion algorithms for creating textured 3D models. The backpack utilizes cameras, inertial ...

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Traditional Greeting Hoodie: Live Long and Prosper

The cold season is well on its way. It’s about that time of the year where all of us geeky infidels take to the web to go hoodie shopping. The Traditional Greeting hoodie by Threadless is the perfect fall outer garment for both the socialite and geek buried deep down in each and every one of us. When zipped up ...

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