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  • Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D Printer Review
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    rsk points out this “review of the $1200 Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D printer. After a 16-hour self-assembly and a few weeks of use, a blown PSU was replaced with a higher powered PSU via a mod to the Thing-o-Matic. Video of the Thing-o-Matic printing out little solar panel mounts from Google Sketch-up included in the review. Final thoughts suggest that the Thing-o-Matic is not a great gift for non-engineers: ‘You need a decent understanding of robotics, (more…)



  • Video Games vs. Reality (PICS)
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    These were some of my all-time favorite games growing up. I would love more than anything if they were remade on a current console (looking at you Wii) and done in this manner.

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  • Pens Unveil World’s Largest Goalie Mask
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Pittsburgh Penguins have unveiled the World’s Largest Goalie Mask on the main concourse near the First Niagara Club at CONSOL Energy Center.

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  • Saltman banned for three months
    By on January 19, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Elliot Saltman is banned from golf for three months after being found guilty of a “serious breach” of regulations at a Challenge Tour event.

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  • Apple Stock Gyrates
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Apple shares lost 6 percent overseas Monday on news of Steve Jobs’ medical leave. A look at the company’s deep bench.

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  • Bad Science Writer Talks About the Placebo Effect *NSFW*
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Guardian newspaper’s Bad Science columnist Dr. Ben Goldacre does a stand-up routine about medicine, the placebo effect, and the mysteries of the human body at Nerdstock. From a scientific standpoint, I can’t accurately say how funny it is because I was told it was great before I saw it.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • The 2010 Videogame of the Year Awards
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    With a Game of the Year that does not contain the words “Halo” or “Duty”!

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  • LeBron James Tweets About Cleveland’s Epic Loss: ‘Karma Is A B****’
    By on January 18, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    That’s right. “Crazy. Karma is a b****.. Gets you every time. Its not good to wish bad on anybody. God sees everything!”

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  • Dragon Age II: Everything You Need to Know
    By on January 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    What’s the deal with combat, the storyline and importing your save file? We cover all this and more.

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  • Fans and Celebs Lobby For Knicks to Become All-Stars
    By on January 16, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Even though the Knicks have been the punchline of countless jokes over the past decade, one thing that you cannot question is the passion of New York when it comes to sports.

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