- Geek & Sci-Fi
Seen on the wall above is my new best friend an Admiral Ackbar singing bass which plays the Mos Eisley Cantina song from Star Wars and also warns us about traps.
"Where we're going, we don't need roads.
I must possess this.
The video below appears to be an awesome slot car track with cars running by quantum levitation.
Coincidentally, "Vooos kazaak shrrip thwboom.
Gadgets that can digitally record things you write or draw on paper aren't new, but Wacom just announced something far above the rest of the pack: the Inkling, which will be available in late September for a retail price of $200.
I must possess this.
Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing wanted to build a Batmobile modeled after the one in Tim Burton's 1989 film, but he didn't want the typical replica with a General Motors 350 salvaged from a junkyard.
<a href="http://www.highsnobiety.com/news/2011/07/02/star-wars-x-adidas-originals-fallwinter-2011-lookbook/">HighSnobiety</a> tipped us off to this sneak peek of the newest looks in the Star Wars and adidas Originals Fall/Winter 2011 Lookbook.
Patrick Priebe built a pulse laser gun which can send a 1 kW pulse of coherent infrared light through a razorblade, sheets of plastic, and half a centimeter of styrofoam at a range of up to three meters for dark surfaces.
This glorious toy that makes me hate kids these days is a Ride-in Dalek approved by the BBC and manufactured by Welsh company Kids@Play (I love their house parties).
Some genius looked at a Cricut cutting machine and thought, "Cutting designs out of paper is pretty cool, but shoving cake ingredients in there would be even better.
Bob Dullam, a props artist from Michigan, deserves some props himself -- *lifts megaphone, waits for feedback to subside, clears throat* SEE WHAT I DID THERE.
Awhile back The Martin Aircraft Company released their remote-controlled robotic jetpack can lift loads of almost 220 lbs (100 kg) up to 10,000 feet with a range of over 30 miles, traveling at a max speed of 63 mph.
<a href="http://bpgulak.com/">Ben Gulak</a> at <a href="http://bpg-werks.com/military/">BPG Werks</a> put up some new videos for his DTV (Dual Tracked Vehicle) Shredder, which is a fancy way of saying it's a tank skateboard.
A 15 year old Brit named Jack Streat made this working replica of a Lee Enfield bolt action sniper rifle completely out of Lego and rubber bands (more pictures below, and his YouTube <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/Streaty121#p/u">profile</a> is full of other Lego guns, while <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-06/11/working-sniper-rifle,-minigun-and-shotgun-built-from-lego">Wired</a> gives a breakdown of some of his other builds: Streat [.
And now for something completely different.
Sony is demonstrating their prototype roll-up OLED display at the <a href="http://www.sid.org/">SID</a> conference in Seattle this week (video below).