Stay As Warm As a Wookiee In This Hoodie [Star Wars]

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Given he only ever wore a sash, I’m assuming Chewbacca’s coat of fur keeps him plenty warm. So it stands to reason that a hoodie made from Wookiee fur would do the same, even if you don’t live on Hoth. More »







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The Official New Year’s Eve Ball App Lets You Join the Times Square Party From Your Phone [IPhone Apps]

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Can’t make it to New York to ring in the new year tonight? With the official Times Square New Year’s app you won’t have to plant yourself in front of the TV if you want to see the ball drop. More »







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The Chemical Brothers: Star Guitar [Video]

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I tend to gravitate towards electronic music when I’m working. There’s something about the order and structure of the beats that keeps me productive. And more often that not, it’s The Chemical Brothers pounding away in my headphones. More »







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The Punch That Gets Your Whole Party ‘faced [Happy Hour]

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You’ve spent all your money on Christmas presents, and you’re tired of spending time in the kitchen, but you’re throwing a New Year’s party and you need strong, delicious punch in high quantity to ensure everyone gets their swerve on. What to do? Skipper. Good God, Skipper. More »







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Best Software For Putting Lectures Online?

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An anonymous reader writes “I’m trying to help a school put their classes online in the way most minimally invasive to the teachers. A few environmental considerations: They don’t always have live internet in the classroom, or I’d just run to Skype. I’m hoping to make it as much one-touch start/stop as possible to start recording, stop recording, and upload to a server. I’d like to believe others here have already done something similar, so if a package or process worked for you, that would be great to hear. Not sure what if it’s all PowerPoint lectures, or if they actually use a whiteboard, and if so what the best camera would be to use (on a school budget!).”

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This Is One Ridiculously Over-The-Top iPhone Camera Case [Photography]

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If you’ve come to rely on your iPhone 4 as your daily shooter, but miss the form factor of a real camera, Gizmon’s over-engineered iCA case will convincingly disguise your phone as a retro snapper. More »







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Apple designer Ive becomes Sir Jony

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Jonathan Ive, the industrial designer behind iconic products like the MacBook, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, is named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth.


The Only Gardening Tool a Ronin Needs [Daily Desired]

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Gardening has never piqued my curiosity, until I discovered it’s an excuse to run around with tools that look like katana swords. All I need is a nunchuk trowel on my belt and I’m all set for spring. More »







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Robots Suck At Scratching Vinyl [Video]

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The DJs of the world can breathe a sigh of relief, because if this video is any indication, it’s going to be a long time before they’re in jeopardy of losing gigs to robots. More »







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Gaming Giants Withdraw Their Support Of SOPA [Stop Sopa]

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While they haven’t caught as much flack as GoDaddy did for appearing on the SOPA supporters list, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, and Sony Electronics have officially withdrawn their support of the despised bill. More »







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