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  • October 20, 2015
    The Battelle DroneDefender is a rifle designed to take over radio control of drones so you can bring them to the ground and stomp them. I just blasted myself in the nuts with one and now the doctor says I can't have kids for another 600 years which is actually fine with me bec... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2015
    This is the chainmail wine bottle sleeve available from ThinkGeek ($25). It keeps your wine bottle safe from sword and arrow attacks. It does not keep your wine bottle safe from being opened and drank though, which is why I'm a little bit tipsy right now. *hiccup* Hey. Hey.... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    Because garages are for people who drive cars they're embarrassed about/minivans, this is the GazeBox, a gazebo to show off your fancy car. They come in a variety of sizes and panel options (including camo in case you want to make finding your car in the morning extra hard on ... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    This is a series of conceptual motorcycle helmets imagined by digital designer Jyo John Mullor (previously: these other unrelated novelty motorcycle helmets including butt and booby). They look like real human heads. Will a cop pull you over for not wearing a helmet? Probabl... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    This is a video taken off the coast of Australia of a spider crab colony migrating in a giant pyramid (technically just a big lump) formation to better defend themselves against predators. If I was one of those crabs I would want to be the one in the very bottom middle. And I ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    These are several videos of Philadelphia University student Gordon Jackson (who can almost do the splits) testing the homemade Batsuit he built out of Kevlar, Kydex padding (not to be confused with Kotex padding, which is mostly cotton) and impact-resistant foam that is punch, ... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2015
    This is the Bandai Batmobile iPhone 6 Crazy Case (~$50). It looks like the Batmobile from Tim Burton's 1989 Batman movie. The headlights and taillights light up plus -- PLUS -- the jet engine in the back actually projects the Bat Signal! How cool is that?! Very cool is the ... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2015
    This is the Darth Vader inspired medieval leather armor made by Prince Armory (of Joker and Batman and Aquaman medieval armor fame). His face kind of reminds me of an alien. Not a real alien, but like, a Hollywood movie alien. A FAKE ALIEN. The real ones -- at least the one... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2014
    These are the sets of Pikachu and Hello Kitty samurai armor built by DeviantARTist Andihandro. As far as samurai armor goes, they're not that intimidating looking. Which means they could probably only be worn by the most fearsome samurai. It's like, you don't have to look th... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    These are believed to be the oldest pants in the world, recently excavated from a tomb in China. They belonged to a nomadic herder, who likely wore them for riding horseback. When I'm riding horseback? Full knight's armor and a flaming lance. With straight-fitting legs and ... / Continue →