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Lego F-15 Hunting Down MiG-29s [Lego]

by on May.31, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, 8-Bit, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, air combat, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, Brick, cat, clear, cockpit, color, Combat jet, de, Display, down, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F-15, ff, first, flickr, FP, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Hunting, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Jet, La, Labels, late, Lego, Loc, Lock, locks, mid, Mod, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, photo, photos, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, RSS, Rv, screen, Screens, serve, sight, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Toy, Toys, TV, Up, Ups, Us, V, Via, X1

When I first saw this image in all its pixelated glory I thought it was a screenshot of an 8-bit combat jet game. Then I realized that there’s nothing that can’t do with Lego blocks. [ Flickr via Brothers Brick ] More

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How This Rough Sketch Became A Scene In Toy Story 3 [Animation]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Animation, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, Cam, cat, Ces, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, etail, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, magazine, mid, Mod, movie, movies, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, PI, Pixar, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, series, serve, sketches, step, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Toy, toy story, Toy story 3, Toys, TV, Us, V, wired, X1

Rough sketches like this are one of the first steps in creating animated movies like Pixar’s Toy Story 3 . Wired took a look at how 49,516 such rough, vague sketches were used to create detailed scenes like this: More

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From Rough Sketch to Final Scene In Toy Story 3 [Animation]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Animation, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, cat, Ces, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, etail, ff, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, magazine, mid, Mod, movie, movies, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Padd, PI, Pixar, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, series, serve, sketches, step, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Toy, toy story, Toy story 3, Toys, TV, Us, V, wired, X1

Rough sketches like this are one of the first steps in creating animated movies like Pixar’s Toy Story 3 . Wired took a look at how 49,516 such rough, vague sketches were used to create detailed scenes like this: More

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Solar Powered Transforming Robot Teaches Your Kids the Important Stuff [Toys]

by on May.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Army, Art, Auto, Bots, Bp, cat, clear, color, cook, Cookie, Cookies, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, eco, energy, ENESS, Et, etail, ff, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, H55, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Hub, I4, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, kids, La, Labels, Les, Men, Ming, Mod, My, N1, Nab, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, OTS, P4, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, power, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Robot, Robots, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Solar, Solar Power, Solar powered, SolarPower, Style, Sun, Support, sustainable energy, T3, T3solarrobot, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, Toy, Toys, Transformers, TV, Ui, Uk, Up, Us, V, villa, web, Wes, X1

Namely: the awesomeness of robots. Secondarily: the joys of sustainable energy. The £13.00 T3 Solar Robot/Tank/Scorpion will help impart both of these lessons, guiding your child to a promising future as a sun-harnessing super-scientist (or a robot army-commanding supervillain.) [ Red5 ] More

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Just Your Average Modular, Magnetic Icosahedral LED Light Toy [Lights]

by on May.19, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, boom, Bp, Bt, cat, Cf, clear, color, crystal, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, emp, Et, ff, furniture, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, ICFF, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Intern, international, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, lamp, Led, Light, lights, magnet, Magnets, Mod, N8, Net, New York, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, QisDesign, quant, Rc, RNA, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, snap, Style, Tag, tech, things, TI, Toy, Toys, TV, Us, V, view, web, X1

I’m sure there were a lot of pretty things on display at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, but I’m thinking that Crystal, a snap-together LED light by QIS Design, had to be the prettiest. [ Designboom ] More

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Dead AT-AT Wedding Cake Probably Got the Groom Dead Too [Star Wars]

by on May.19, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Anniversary, ANT, Ants, AR, at-at, Atm, Bed, Beds, Bell, Bes, boom, Bp, Cake, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, color, Crazy, Dc, de, Dead, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, emp, empire, empire strikes back, Et, Excess, F2, ff, figure, Flatpacked, Gadget, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, holder, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Ikea, Im, images, In, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, late, Lde, Lions, mid, Mod, Model, NK, om, One, order, Os, Pack, Padd, Pet, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, star, Star Wars, Style, t-mo, Tag, tar, tech, TI, Toy, Toys, Trike, TV, Us, V, vers, War, Wedding, wedding cake, Wes, what, X1

What’s with the AT-ATmania lately? I guess it’s the Empire Strikes Back’s 30th Anniversary, but this is excessive. We are besieged by AT-AT boomboxes , bunk beds , gadget holders , and the obligatory special edition toys . And now, this AT-AT wedding cake .

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Ninja Assassins Are After Your Toothbrush [Ninjas]

by on May.18, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Bp, Brush, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Health, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, late, Lego, Light, lights, mess, Mic, mid, Mod, nin, Ninja, Ninjas, Of, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Ping, Pirates, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, step, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Toot, Toothbrush, Toy, Toys, TV, Uk, Ultraviolet, Us, V, X1

Yes, there are ninja assassins after that disgusting, germ-ridden toothbrush of yours. They want to brutally annihilate 99% of the mess with their germicidal ultraviolet lights and you should probably just step back and let them do it. More

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A Lego Keyboard That Won’t Make Your Fingers Ache [Lego]

by on May.15, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apple Macbook, AR, ash, Ati, Av, book, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, dash, de, decal, Decals, Decor, Digg, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, eco, Et, Etsy, ff, Finger, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Happy, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ion, Isp, keyboard, Keyboards, La, Labels, Lego, Mac, MacBook, Make, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Pain, PI, Ping, Play, Pr, pre, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rv, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Tip, tips, Toy, Toys, TV, Us, X1

It’d be pretty painful to type on a Lego keyboard— just imagine all those nubs digging into your fingertips. The solution? $15 worth of decals. Your keyboard will look like Lego heaven and your fingers will remain happy.

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C-3PO Backpack Makes for World’s Most Obnoxious iPad Case [Culture]

by on May.12, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, apple, AR, Ati, Backpack, bd, Bes, C-3PO, C-3po backpack, Case, Cf, clear, Culture, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ion, ipa, ipad, iPad Case, Isp, Make, Men, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pack, Padd, Play, Plea, Q, Rc, Science, Science Fiction, star, Star Wars, Style, Tag, tar, TI, Toy, Toys, Us, War, world, X1

The best moment of the Star Wars trilogy was when C-3PO was nearly destroyed. Now you can commemorate that moment with the pleather C-3PO backpack . More

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AT-AT Jungle Gym From 1984 Had 4-Sound Electronic Console [Star Wars]

by on May.12, 2010, under 1984, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, app, AR, at-at, At-at jungle gym, Atat, Bar, boingboing, Ces, Children, clear, Console, de, Display, Dog, Ds, E, Ea, Electron, Et, F1, Face, faces, Fb, game, Games, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, Jungle gym, kids, MER, mid, Mod, Net, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, playground, Pr, pre, Q, Rc, rom, safety, Science, Science Fiction, Slow, Sound, star, Star Wars, Style, Tag, tar, Tat, ted, TI, Toys, Tron, Ui, Us, War, X1

Ahh, the ’80s. When safety precautions barely existed, and kids could get excited by the mere thought of a 4-sound electronic console. Just look at their happy little faces.

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