can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

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(credit: Philip Wise)

we have seen R2-D2 XBox 360 and more recently, as a trashcan and now we saw this smoking hot BBQ smoker in R2-D2 guise. DIY-ed by one huge Star Wars fan Philip Wise, this R2-BQ is built out of an aging 55-gallon drum. it may not look exactly like the R2-D2 in terms of size and physical shape but Continue reading can’t get enough of R2-D2? how about a R2 BBQ smoker?

upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

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you probably have seen the leaked image of the upcoming Sony Nex C3 (above image) and now there are some specifications on this $600 shooter circulating around. my reaction is neutral these days whenever Sony announced some new cameras cos’ i am not convince it will be a star performer (or any where close) for the dollars you are putting in. Continue reading upcoming Sony NEX C3 photo and specifications leaked

limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

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(credit: Marvel) Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust | US$199.50 | www.marvelstore.com

fans of Marvel Comic’s Iron Man will probably going to dig this: a 1:2 scale Limited Edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust measuring a cool 10 inches (25.4 centimeters) tall. this particular item is Iron Man in blue ‘stealth’ armor that was first featured in Iron Man comic volume 1 issue #152. Continue reading limited edition Stealth Iron Man Legendary Scale Bust

Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

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(credit: Learning Resources) Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope | US$59.99 | www.learningresources.com

when i was a kid i was totally fascinated by the world of science and therefore it was no surprise that i had longed to own one of the scientist’s essential – the microscope. i am pretty sure kids of today are as curious as i was when i was a child and lucky for kids of today, they will have things like Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope to do some real kids scientist work like zooming to the pores of the leaf et cetera. Continue reading Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope – even kids can use it

Royal Wedding iPhones cost a whopping £20k plus each

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(credit: Goldgenie) Goldgenie Collection: Royal Wedding iPhones | from £20,050.00 | www.goldgenie.com

so what if the Royal Wedding fever has died down? it is still not going to stop me from featuring this ridiculously luxurious and expensive iPhone collection from Goldgenie. dubbed the Goldgenie Collection: Royal Wedding iPhones, it comes in three luxurious variations: Gold/Diamonds, Rose Gold/Diamonds and Platinum/Diamonds. all three iPhones in the collection are based on the 32 GB version iPhone. Continue reading Royal Wedding iPhones cost a whopping £20k plus each

only hardcore fan would love this Empire Strikes Bike

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seriously, a classic cruiser is the last thing you would expect to be modded to anything remotely close to a Star Wars themed bike but here it is right, before our eyes is The Empire Strikes Bike as transformed from a Skywalker Ranch staff bike. this Star Wars flavored bike was originally created as a showpiece to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back at the Comic-Con and Celebration V in 2010. Continue reading only hardcore fan would love this Empire Strikes Bike

LEGO Technic Super-8 Movie Projector [video]

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created by one Friedemann Wachsmuth is this Super-8 movie projector created out of LEGO Technics parts with the exception of the lens, the reel spindles and the lamp, for obvious reasons. Friedemann’s full featured Super-8 projector uses two engines and features automatic feeding, 24 frame per second (fps), fast rewind and fits up to 120 meters of reel. light source is from a LED flashlight. another project that awe us totally and one that will get the nods from any LEGO fans. hit the jump and check out the two-minute video to see the Lego Technic Super-8 Movie Projector in action. Continue reading LEGO Technic Super-8 Movie Projector

Day Maker concept turns your iPhone into a pop-up alarm

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instead of leaving the iPhone on a dock or table, Michael Kritzer has a better idea: getting your iPhone to ‘pop-up’ when the alarm goes off. taking cue from a toaster, this concept gadget has an analog clock face, a speaker grille and a pair of slots for you to pop your iPhone in. all you have to do is set your iPhone alarm, insert the phone into one of the Day Maker’s slots and push it down to set the unit. Continue reading Day Maker concept turns your iPhone into a pop-up alarm

new Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker

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(image credit: Nespresso) Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker | US$249.95 | www.nespresso.com

if you love to indulge in a cup of expresso at home, then you will be glad to know Nespresso has a new line of single cup espresso machine to quench your thirst for caffeine right at your cosy abode. joining the Nespresso collection is Pixie, the smallest Nespresso machine yet that combines a super-compact size with superb espresso making abilities. so why do we need such a small coffee maker? i admit, it’s not a necessity but it could save you some space and let your kitchen looks a whole lot stylish. Continue reading new Nespresso Pixie Espresso Maker

Equilibrium Bookcase’s radical design eliminates book ends

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(image credit: Monica Barreneche) Equilibrium Bookcase | US$1,090.00 | www.malaganadesign.com

normally, keeping your books together on a bookcase would requires bookends but here’s a radically designed bookcase that set to challenge that notion. designed by US-based designer Alejandro Gomez for his studio Malagana Design, the Equilibrium Bookcase features module (aka individual bookcase) of different sizes, stacked at an angled to form a towering 6.5-feet high bookcase. Continue reading Equilibrium Bookcase’s radical design eliminates book ends

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