Precision Gyroscope Defies Gravity and Boredom

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Used in everything from commercial airplanes to satellites to the Hubble Space Telescope to probably more than a few of those UFOs that people keep spotting in rural skies around the world, gyroscopes are more than simple toys. But beholding one in action — whether …continue reading

R2-D2 Soy Sauce Dispenser is Your Dutiful Dinner Droid

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The Galaxy is graced with myriads of delicacies to suit every palate under the suns. And moons. And oceans. And artificial life support systems of every variety. But in my travels thus far, I have yet to find a place where the savory, salty solution …continue reading

Automatic: Hack Your Driving, Even if You Have a Manual Transmission

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Today is a brave day. In the midst of telling you about a driving innovation that should meaningfully have an impact on your life in a positive way, I will be sharing some of my most embarrassing driving habits. For the sake of explaining just …continue reading

Pop Quiz Clock Takes Math Back to the Blackboard

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Do you want to feel a little bit smarter every hour? Well, I can’t promise that you will with this Pop Quiz Clock from DCI, but I can promise that you will look smart in front of friends and family members who …continue reading

Coca-Cola Personal Six Can Mini Fridge Keeps Meds Cool

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The Coca-Cola Personal Six Can Mini Fridge will keep your canned drinks cold and, as I discovered recently, can also be used to keep meds — like insulin — cool. Bring this little refrigerator to the office and watch your coworkers melt …continue reading

Chris Pirillo’s Quick Tips for Entrepreneurs

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This post is presented by OPEN Forum®. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.

I’ve learned a few things since I started to publish content online in 1996.

The medium is not the message; don’t be afraid to adapt to changing patterns …continue reading

Winter Shall Not Conquer You in This Barbarian Beanie

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Judging from last week’s cold snap across the Rockies and beyond, we have left the gentle embrace of autumn and shall have to endure many a frozen midnight before we once again enter the summerland. Oft we look to our fearsome cousins in the north …continue reading

Yoda Santa Hat Invites You to Wear or Wear Not

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“Always pass on what you have learned.”Yoda

“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.”Anon (Sadly not George Carlin, in spite of what the Internet tries to tell you!)

Whether in a …continue reading

T-Rex Mug Will Make You Clap with Joy and Thanks

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As we approach Christmas Day, the value of a good White Elephant or office holiday exchange present cannot be underestimated. This T-Rex Mug is funny without being offensive. This very rare combination of attributes makes it a valuable member of your last …continue reading

Five Pound Chocolate Bar is the Everest of Candy

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When the holidays roll around, it’s probably wise to have a pair of pants on hand that either accommodate a higher waist size or stretch with the power of elasticity. While the general feasting that takes place between Thanksgiving, Christmas, the New Year, and all …continue reading

Hot Water Bottle: Five Reasons to Keep Warm and Carry On

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Yes, a hot water bottle looks silly and if people saw you using it in public they might look at you a bit funny. The same goes for Google Glass or people who actually try using a Galaxy Note 3 as a phone. Part of …continue reading

Google Chromebook: My New Tech Love Affair

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Max Nab (a cool name straight out of the Mos Eisley Cantina if ever I heard one) writes:

Hi, Chris.

I had a fairly powerful Dell Inspiron for for six years. It played all the games I wanted, ran MS Office without any problems, and …continue reading

Muppets Animal Slippers Are Fun and Cozy

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Few Muppets characters are as recognizable as Animal. For countless people around the world, Animal is a symbol of letting loose and having fun. What you might not know is that these Muppets Animal Slippers are really, really comfortable. Who knew something …continue reading

Prop Sarlacc May Be One of the Best Star Wars Gifts in the Galaxy

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Ah, Star Wars, again and again you capture my imagination and vie for top spot on my fandom shelf. A Star Wars gift come holiday season is nearly always a winner with me. Even this piece of the original prop Sarlacc from Return of the …continue reading

LG Proves That Going Viral Can Be Scary

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of LG, but all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

The popularity of hidden camera prank shows has waxed, waned, and waxed again since Allen Funt’s famous Candid Camera series that began back in the ’40s. Since then, …continue reading

Virgin Mary Toaster: Biggest Miracle Since Sliced Bread

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This time of year is no stranger to the mention of miracles; one only need look at one of the most popular holiday movies of all time, Miracle on 34th Street, to see a prime example. It makes sense; in the dead …continue reading

Top Five Reasons Why Infographics Are Awesome

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Mighty Deals. All opinions are 100% my own.

Conveying information in a way that will make an intended audience take notice — and continue paying attention — can be a challenge for anyone …continue reading

Dynamo Torch Makes Green Science Fun

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It’s been proven that everyone optimally learns in different ways, but most of us learn best by doing — which is why we probably remember the science projects we did as kids — and the lessons they taught us — even years later.

The Dynamo …continue reading

iBath Shower Curtain is App-solutely Spec-tubular

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Do you ever wonder if the late Steve Jobs showered with a shower curtain full of apps like this iBath Shower Curtain? In all truth, he probably didn’t — but you can!

This 70″ wide by 72″ long shower curtain is covered …continue reading

Iron Man Mr. Potato Head Lives Again

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Has he lost his mind? Can he see or is he blind? Can he walk at all, or if he moves, will he fall?

Is he alive or dead? He is Iron Man Mr. Potato Head.

Suitable for children aged three and …continue reading

Battlestar Galactica Top Gun Stein is Cylon-Proof

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Do you think Katee Sackhoff sits around her home with this Battlestar Galactica Top Gun Stein? It is a perfect 1:1 replica of the actual stein used on set, so it would be a perfect way for her to recall the awesomeness …continue reading

Marshmallow Blaster Launches Marshmallows 40 Feet

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Gun safety is an important topic of conversation these days. So what gun could be more safe than one that launches soft, delicious marshmallows as ammunition?

The Marshmallow Blaster can launch a marshmallow up to 40 feet away — right into your …continue reading

Plush Unicorn Slippers Protect the Happiest of Feet

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Few mythical creatures have persisted in the imagination of mankind as mightily as the majestic unicorn. Rumored to be a creature of purity who only deigns to share in the company of virgins, perhaps there’s good reason why we don’t see unicorns around much these …continue reading

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Counts Down to Fun

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This LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar contains a mini Slave I — the ship used by the much-feared Boba Fett in his countless hunts for bounty across the Galaxy. I’m a massive fan of the Fett family (most specifically Boba, but you …continue reading

Laser Maze Logic Game Includes a Real Laser

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The Laser Maze Logic Game actually comes with a real laser for your gaming enjoyment. This is a fact, Jack, and no weenies need apply.

Why the Laser Maze Logic Game Will Help Develop Your Reasoning Powers

Since my childhood, I have …continue reading

Plants Vs. Zombies Puts Your Gardening Geek Skills to Use

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We’ve all heard the expression “patient as a saint,” but why doesn’t anyone ever say “patient as a plant” or “patient as a zombie?” They’re both slow-moving and pretty single-minded about where their nutrients come from.

As a human being, you may never have considered …continue reading

RetailMeNot.com: Friend or Foe? Let Savings Decide

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While this is a sponsored post by RetailMeNot.com, I really, truly endorse this service as something that I use frequently to save money — and others here at LockerGnome were particularly excited when they heard about this sponsorship because they use it, …continue reading

Minecraft for Dummies is for Smarties, Too

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If you’re familiar with the game called Minecraft, you’re probably well aware of how it has permeated gaming culture with fanatics of all ages building all manner of things in a virtual world with seemingly limitless possibilities. As with anything that’s got so many options …continue reading

You Earned It: Boost Mobile’s Shrinking Payments Plan

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boost Mobile’s Shrinking Payments for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

When it comes to competition in the mobile communication industry, every company is trying to convince you that it’s …continue reading

Secrid Credit Card Holder Protects Against RFID Theft

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The Secrid Credit Card Holder is very slim (eight millimeters), capable of holding up to six credit cards, and goes the extra mile by protecting your RFID (radio-frequency identification) encoded credit cards and preventing hackers from stealing your privacy and credit card …continue reading