Archive for the ‘things I need’ Category

Do Electric Monkeys Fling Virtual Poo?

Posted: 7th October 2011 by affehaus in geek stuff, tech, things I need

Researchers at Duke University have developed a brain implant that allows monkeys to manipulate a prosthetic arm via mind control. “The animals used the device to control the arm by thought alone, and feel the texture of the objects it touched through electrical signals sent directly to their brains.” This is research intended to develop […]

Bike Lane Chart

Posted: 4th October 2011 by affehaus in design, riding, things I need

of NYC from Pop Chart Lab Funny– kind of makes the city look like a heart.  Which is exactly what New York needs: another analogy to suggest that they are both the center and the life-blood of the country.

New Thing for Trike

Posted: 26th September 2011 by affehaus in not a sports blog, riding, things I need

All I can say is: I need to get me to Powder Mountain with somebody’s tricycle. And a pair of boots. via Neatorama

Godzilla’s Lid

Posted: 20th September 2011 by affehaus in design, geek stuff, movies, things I need

By Raven. The perfect headgear for stomping about cities on a cold day. As a precautionary measure, it should probably be packed with Mothra balls for any long-term storage. via So Geek Chic

Oh, YES

Posted: 20th September 2011 by affehaus in design, things I need

Do want! Disney World is hosting an auction at the Contemporary Resort. From tombstones to headstones, we have left no stone unturned as we invite you to step through the graveyard gates of the Mansion cemetery, recreated with ghoulish delight inside Disney’s Contemporary Resort.  Here you can dine in a mist enshrouded banquet realm hidden […]

New Thing Is [not] Bike

Posted: 12th September 2011 by affehaus in riding, tech, things I need

Ryno Motors (love the name) has developed an electric, balance-assisted unicycle. It’s got a range of about 30 miles, and apparently tops out around 20 mph… but it looks like serious amounts of fun. Serious amounts of fun that you can ride in the local shopping mall. I’m having visions of a new breed of […]

USS Enterprise Haynes Manual

Posted: 6th September 2011 by affehaus in book, cultural, geek stuff, movies, tech, things I need, tv

For the mechanically inclined. The Star Trek: U.S.S. Enterprise Haynes Manual provides in-depth information about these extraordinary ships – from Archer’s Enterprise NX-01 to Captain Picard’s Enterprise NCC-1701-E. Inside, you’ll find histories of each vessel, technical information about their systems, and discussions of key technologies such as transporters and warp-speed travel. I’ve never been fond […]

Horror Movie Travel Posters

Posted: 5th September 2011 by affehaus in book, design, movies, things I need

from Pop Chart Labs… It’s all about the marketing.

Star Wars in the Disney Universe

Posted: 1st September 2011 by affehaus in cultural, design, geek stuff, movies, things I need

Don’t know who’s producing them… who designed them… when they’re being released… All I know is I want me a Stitch with lightsabers. via Super Punch

Too Hip for the Room

Posted: 1st September 2011 by affehaus in cultural, design, humor, tech, things I need

Jeremy Kalgreen has created a series of designs for “history’s greatest minds” called Monsters of Grok (“Grok“, as everyone knows, is ‘the most elevated state of understanding/empathy’). The logos are mostly associated by pairing the pioneer’s names phonetically to that of the host-band, but in certain circumstances (Einstein, Tesla vs Edison) the style was suited […]