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Bombshell (Trailer)

Play as Bombshell, a cyborg mercenary trying to rescue the US President from aliens. Her robotic arm transforms into 10 upgradable weapons. What’s crazier than the plot is the fact that her revolver is based on an actual gun. More here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Are These Sneakers Real or Fake?

Hypebeast mixed a handful of brand new fake and real sneakers, then asked “industry experts” if they could figure out which ones are legit. It seems like the copycats are getting better and the official factories are getting worse. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Mark your calendars: Here’s our full 2015 PandoMonthly lineup

If you run a hugely successful company and haven’t gotten an email from me this year, you might want to check your spam filter. Between 24 hours of programming for “Don’t be awful”, PandoMonthly, and our bursting-at-the-seams agenda for Pandoland, I’ve probably booked close to 50 speakers for various Pando events in the last six [...]

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2015 Sony Project Morpheus Headset

The latest prototype of Sony’s PS4 virtual reality headset has a 5.7″ 1080p RGB OLED, can refresh at 120Hz, and is lighter than the previous model. It also has better head tracking. The production version will be released in 2016. More here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Domino Etch-a-Sketch

Domino master FlippyCat uses his dominoes in a different way than normal, instead of just knocking them over, he uses stop-motion animation to make a gigantic working Etch-a-Sketch. Then he knocks them over. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Solar Window Charger

This solar powered window charger reminds me of the Winbot window-washing robot, except that it doesn’t move around your windows and clean them, it just sits there soaking up the sun and converting its mighty power to battery juice for your smartphone. Yep. The solar window charger attaches easily to panes of glass, from where [...]

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Sandler and Barker Reunite

(NSFW: Language) For the first time since their big fight in Happy Gilmore, Adam Sandler and Bob Barker reconnected in this depraved skit for Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars, a benefit to help people with autism. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Funny or Die skewers Uber in a brilliant fake PR video

Anyone who reads Pando — or reads anything — knows Uber has been a lightning rod for controversy during its quick ascent to the multi-billion dollar club. Travis Kalanick’s company has run a staggering gamut of bad behavior, from questionable background check procedures and rape allegations brought against drivers, to alleged irresponsible use of its data-tracking functionality [...]

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Why Notch Quit on Minecraft

“This is not worth it anymore.” Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson met with Forbes for a rare interview. He talked about how stress and harassment burned him out and what he’s doing now that he has tons of money and free time. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Walther PPK Rubber Band Gun

The name’s Band. James Band. Brent EuDaly’s Etsy shop, Elastic Precision, features 5 rubber band gun interpretations of classic firing weapons, but the Model PPK, designed after James Bond’s iconic Walther PPK handgun, is probably my favorite. Compact to hold, easy to maneuver, and toy-soldier deadly to fire, this rubber flinger can semi-automatically unload 5 [...]

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Finance novice beats hedge fund pros, winning $100k in Quantopian trading contest

What does it take to break into the lucrative world of hedge funds? It’s a question that countless Wall Street up-and-comers would love to see answered, as they look to graduate from the 100-hour-per-week grind of banking to the relative glamour – and massive income opportunity – of hedgies. It used to be that you had [...]

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Conan Learns Spanish in Cuba

For his Cuba special, Conan went to a Spanish class to find out the translations to “My name is Conan”, “I am America’s biggest star” and more. His teacher was quite patient, and if you don’t agree with that, well then that’s your suitcase. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Beer Cap Maps

These wood maps collect bottle caps from your favorite beers, turning an empty span of wall into a cool, personalized piece of art. Whether you’re a road warrior, international traveler or like to drink close to home, there’s a map for you. Hat Tip Link Price: $39-$68 Continue Reading from the Source

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Backers claim Nanoplug hearing aid’s $293K Indiegogo campaign was a scam

Backers of an Indiegogo campaign promising to create “the world’s first invisible hearing aid” have accused the project’s creators of scamming them out of more than $293,000. The hearing aid, which its creators dubbed the Nanoplug because it was supposed to run off a rechargeable “nanobattery,” was billed as a “100 percent invisible, instant-fit, user programmable hearing aid” and promised [...]

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