Short links for October 29th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 29th, 2007: Glitching Guitars to Warped Toys: The Circuit Bending Challenge Roundup – Furby and Jesus, keyboards and guitars and laser gun blasters, pre-natal heart monitors, … read more

Short links for October 4th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 4th, 2007: Chilli-based anaesthetic won’t leave you drooling – Clifford Woolf and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of blocking just the … read more

Peeps by knitty-cat

Knitty-cat creates lovely “Peeps”, amigurumi-like soft toys. Most of these creations are knitted, freehand without patterns. Cookie, Elmo and Kermit by knittycat Another cool Character Peep is this one, Fantastic Four’s The Thing. Visit knittycat’s … read more

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Short links for August 23rd, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 23rd, 2007: Vacation, All I Never Wanted – United States citizens annually have 0 days legally required paid annual leave. Ultimate Flash Face – Construct faces … read more

Short links for August 21st, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 21st, 2007: Hands-on with Transformers MP3 player – Takara Tomy’s Transformers MP3 player, which really transforms. Mini Arcade Project – This guy built 7 MAME arcade … read more

Optimus Prime – Protoform

Pairadocs did an awesome full-blown movie Transformers repaint… protoform verion of Optimus Prime. Optimus Prime – Protoform: Orignal off the shelf version vs the Pairadocs one he writes: Several layers of metallics here – first … read more

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Eric Schneider’s Miniorgan collection

Eric Schneider from Germany collects miniorgans. In April 2005, his collection included about 180 toys. 2 items in Eric’s library: Silver Star ORP-1803 and Panasonic R-1088 Eric writes: Hello to all friends and lovers of … read more

Giant Lego man washes up on Dutch beach

Reuters reports about a huge Lego man, which was rescued from the Dutch sea. Giant Lego man found at Dutch Zandvoort beach From the report: A giant, smiling Lego man was fished out of the … read more

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SoundBall – makes sound when you kick it

Aleksei Stevens has created the SoundBall, a Bluetooth-powered wireless toy that controls music and sound through motion. SoundBall – sensors in the ball send information to a computer which makes sound Aleksei writes: A motion … read more

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Chromatic USB Hub

Brando has a cool Chromatic USB Hub for sale. It looks like a Jacob’s Ladder toy. Chromatic USB Hub (square) From the product page: Chromatic USB Hub (Square) allows you to connect 4 different USB … read more

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R-Tronic 8-Bit, a unique handmade toy

RareBeasts is selling a unique handmade toy called R-Tronic 8-Bit. RareBeasts R-Tronic 8-Bit – looks like tons of fun! So what does it do? RareBeasts explains: Press on a shape and it will make a … read more

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take-g toys: wooden robot toys

My Japenese is a bit rusty, but luckily you don’t need to be able to understand it to check these wonderful wooden robot toys made by take-g toys. Wooden robot toys by take-g toys The … read more

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One Two, One Two: MixMastah 800

Homestar Runner has a fun flash based mixing goodness up called MixMastah 800, where you can mix each One Two, One Two character’s sound, and adjust the volume and stereo output. One Two, One Two: … read more

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Man builds a living out of LEGO

Who can say they left a career as a laywer to play with LEGO bricks instead? Well, Nathan Sawaya can! From CNN Entertainment: Here in Sawaya’s Manhattan studio, the 33-year-old artist snaps bricks together to … read more

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Line Rider (beta) by *fsk

Line Rider is an extremely addictive, extremely clever little bit of flash created by *fsk for illustration class. Its not a game, its a toy. What i mean is there are no goals to archive … read more

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Toy Camera Contest winners

A few months ago FILE Magazine started a Toy Camera Contest in which both amateurs and professionals could enter photographs taken with, you guessed it, a toy camera. The judges have decided and the winners … read more

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From toy guitar to USB guitar controller

James Carey, games editor for the UK PC Format magazine, converted a toy guitar into a USB guitar controller. The controller can be used to play Frets on Fire, a game of musical skill where … read more

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Musical instruments made of LEGO

This website has some pictures of a guitar constructed entirely out of LEGO pieces. The guitar was actually playable, but the ‘truss rod’ for the back was not sturdy enough to handle the string tension … read more

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