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Pac-Man Heat Changing Mug

Pac-Man isn't up to play without his coffee<p>Full-color image from your favorite arcade game<br>• Heat-activated ghosts and Pac-Man<br>• Hand wash to preserve the …

Retrogaming

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

Colorful Mario Question Mark Block Lamp - Nintendo roots

If Mario already lights up your life, why not give him a shot at the end table too?<p>Very colorful and unique lamp is made of a quarter inch maple plywood frame, colored translucent acrylic to give the center question mark a nice shine, and colored heavy construction paper to add a bit of texture to …

Ancient clam killed by scientists was even older than previously thought

Back in 2006, scientists removed an ocean quahog, or deep sea clam, from the seas, and discovered it was a whopping 400 years old — eventually it made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. Unfortunately, the scientists also put it in the freezer, as is standard practice, killing it — they …

World Records

POP Desk With Retro Handset

The POP Desk from Native Union comes with an original retro handset and a cleverly designed stand to hold your mobile or smartphone while it’s …

Mobile

Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

A new service called Nerd Block sends a nerd-themed mystery gift every month for just $20.<p>Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus …

Kickstarting a sketchbook to alleviate the terror and tyranny of the blank page

We've featured Christopher Locke's art here before on several occasions: his spiders made from confiscated scissors bought at TSA auctions; his …

A Story of Boats and Inspiring Modern Design: South Coast Residence in Australia

Designed for two people who often receive visits from grown children, grand children & elderly parents, South Coast Residence combines architecture …

Lego Architecture Studio

There's no denying that the Lego Architecture series serves as an excellent excuse for big kids to get their hands on a classic children's toy. Just like those days of Lego Star Fighters; you diligently follow each step, patiently trying not to skip ahead until you're done. But a puzzle that comes …

Lego

New theory upends view of how brain is wired - Futurity

COLUMBIA U. (US) — The long-held view of how signals move through the cerebral cortex …

Massive Waterspout in Florida

If you live in Florida, this is called 'normal'. A waterspout--a tornado in the water--came ashore on Monday near Tampa causing light damage. You'd …

NASA's IBEX grants first glimpse of Solar System's tail

While telescopes have managed to spot heliotails around other stars, it has been difficult to verify if our star has one. In 2003, Pioneer 10, which …

Universe

Samsung unveils not-so-entry-level SSD 840 EVO with up to 1TB of space

Disappointed that most entry-level solid-state drives are limited in capacity, speed or both? You'll be happy with Samsung's newly unveiled SSD 840 EVO, then. While it's badged as a starter model, the 2.5-inch SATA drive carries up to 1TB of storage, or twice as much as the regular SSD 840. Thanks …

MIT Uses Machine Learning Algorithm To Make TCP Twice As Fast

An anonymous reader writes <i>"MIT is claiming they can make the Internet faster if we let computers redesign TCP/IP instead of coding it by hand. They</i> …