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Lamps that be freaking me out?

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Lamps that be freaking me out?

Here’s an interesting concept to challenge your perceptions about the blurry line between what’s art and just plain freaky. It’s Al-Hamad Design‘s human lamps. Because, apparently, in the Middle East you’re considered to gain great status by having a humanoid-shaped lamp in your sitting room, and this is a trend that’s been part of their […]

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She’s a fox… at least, she is with a robot wagging tail.

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
She’s a fox… at least, she is with a robot wagging tail.

Some people are looking to raise money for a robot project that will make any lady into a real fox… at least, a foxy tail called Tailly that wags when she gets excited or emotional. Sounds like money for old rope, but then, what do I know?

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Doctor Who? It’s minted!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who? It’s minted!

The New Zealand Mint will be offering a Who-themed legal tender coin, as well as a series of collectible coins as a celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary. They are going to produce a one-ounce silver .999 coin which features an engraved picture of the TARDIS, as well as a 50th Anniversary logo. The coin […]

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Feel like Arnie with Inflatable Minigun Arm!

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Feel like Arnie with Inflatable Minigun Arm!

The latest in blow-up weaponry – that is it say, inflatable, rather than actually blowing things up. Which wouldn’t by Christmassy at all, would it? This intimidating bad boy is yours from the house of Nerdware that is Thinkgeek!

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Remote control Transformer robot.

December 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Remote control Transformer robot.

For a mere £13,ooo you could have a real transforming remote control car-to-robot toy, from the Japanese firm Brave Robotics – they are, we are told, also planning to build a full size car which  becomes a robot… the price of the latter only to be guessed at. But given that the toy version can […]

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Bantha dog!

November 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bantha dog!

Who hasn’t wanted to dress their dog up as a Star Wars bantha, strap a plastic Tusken Raider warrior to Fido’s back, and shoot a fan video? What, you haven’t? You haven’t got your geeking priorities set right, clearly… Thanks to Blastr for spotting this little space oddity!

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Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

If you like your swag classic Trek stylee, here comes a fine-looking Kirk versus Khan set. Here’s the official catalogue blurb for it… A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! It’s an all-new Star Trek action figure line designed especially for collectors, and the newest offering in this series is Captain James […]

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Fathead driving Trekkers up the wall?

August 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Fathead driving Trekkers up the wall?

Fathead are making with a new collection of Star Trek-themed die-cuts and mural images. There’s characters and imagery from the various series, including the original series’ James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock along with the U.S.S. Enterprise. From Star Trek: The Next Generation, Fathead is producing Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Commander William T. Riker, Lieutenant Commander […]

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Telepathic robot bunny ears.

August 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Telepathic robot bunny ears.

Here’s an interesting concept. Telepathic robot bunny ears, from Japan (of course), where sporting a pair of ‘Necomimi‘ ears – a headset with bunny ears that move according to the user’s feelings and emotions in real time – is frankly becoming de rigueur. Three emotional states create bunny-like reactive movements that show how interested or […]

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