Posts Tagged ‘awesome’
 
 
 
Travel
 
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Aeroscraft Brings Back The Blimp

The rigid-frame airship went down in flames as a method of transport back in the 1930s. Literally: The Hindenberg disaster ensured that nobody would get on a blimp except to film a baseball game for years. Now, though, Aeroscra...
 
Movies
 
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The New Model Of RoboCop Is Not Like The Old One, And That’s A Good Sign (video)

In my other life, I fight crime. I'm also a film nerd, and as you might expect, I don't generally enjoy remakes and reboots. And as I'm a huge fan of RoboCop, you might think I'd be down on this trailer, and this movie. But I'm...

 
Fitness
 
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Lifecap Offers The Ultimate In Gear Protection

If you're the outdoorsy type, you've probably got a few waterproof containers, including one packed with survival gear. While it may seem overkill to bring a canister full of fish hooks and water purification tablets with you o...
 
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Google Adds Mount Fuji To Street View

Mount Fuji is one of the most iconic symbols of Japan, and considered not just a national treasure, but one of the most beautiful spots on Earth. Thanks to the luck of the draw, this formerly active volcano is almost perfectly ...

 
Camera
 
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Squito Might Just Be The Best Throwable Camera

Throwable cameras are important, and not just because it's a lot of fun to huck a camera at something to see what you can get for a picture. Rescue personnel can use them to get a fuller picture of what's going on in, say, a co...
 
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New Camera System Puts The Subject Front And Center, No Matter What

If you've seen a Darren Aronofsky movie, you're probably familiar with the Snorricam, a type of camera mount that straps the camera directly to the subject so that they're always in the center of the frame, no matter what happe...

 
Toys
 
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Awe Inspiring Darth Vader Helmets From The Vader Project

Who knew Darth could be so damn flamboyant?  In its final year, the four year Vader Project is a ten day exhibition that display's over 100 re-imagined full scale Darth Vader replica helmets from some of the world's most notabl...
 
Household
 
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TaunTaun Sleeping Bags Now Available For Pre-Order (video)

First appearing as an April Fools Joke, the public reception was so overwhelming that an actual product has made it to production.  Incorporating all the details that Star Wars Fans know and love, this sleeping bag will surely ...

 
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Beer Artillery Sling To Help You Get Cerebal Tallsy

See those talls!  Whatever you call this thing exactly, it rules.  Dudes will call you the ultimate party beast when they see you roll up brandishing this almighty beer sling.  I don't know the price or if it's even real and av...
 
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Why Hippies Need Missles: To Shoot Down The “Canna Chopper”

While hippies and weed farmers are generally the non violent type, threaten their weed and you might have a laid back war on the smoke filled horizon.  Pictured is the unmanned "Canna Chopper" used to hunt down weed fields and ...