Gaming loving gadget maker Love Hulten has released the dedicated gamers dream toy, the steam punk inspired R-Kaid-R retro gaming console. The limited edition toy is expensive but delivers the ultimate retro arcade experience in spades.
Under the hood MAME, Sega and Nintendo emulators run from within the R-Kard-R’s custom operating system. A copy of Cave Story is included and other arcade classics can be played on the 8inch 800×600 integrated screen. The controls are pure old school arcade with a solid metal joystick and large heavy duty buttons. The only obvious down side is the price, being limited edition (only 50 for each of the 5 colors) you might expect it to be expensive but $3,400 might shock many wallets back into pockets.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that proves old video games never die, they go to the arcade emulated heaven that is the R-Kaid-R. Sit back, relax and remember that flashback memories are always better than the reality.
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Comedian Ian Edwards and Team Coco have started an internet flame war with a simple video that explains via animated presentation why Bruce Lee was the baddest mother of all time. Watch as Bruce Lee single handily takes on forty dudes just as a warm up, saving his best for the master. Here at Highpants we believe the evidence is solid.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that explains why every Bruce Lee movie was a classic, why he was the greatest. A video that reignited the action hero flame wars once more. Sit back, relax and prepare to laugh or die.
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The comic book convention has grown up and spawned an industry, and a new tradition based on getting people together to have fun celebrating their favorite characters with costumes, cosplay.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are two cosplay music videos from recent conventions; Connecticon and Colossalcon. Two music videos that capture just how much fun people have when they get to cut loose for a day. Sit back, relax and turn up the volume for maximum effect.
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Comic parody specialist Weird Al has returned once more, this time to stick it to Pharrell and his Happy track. With help from a cast of celebrities Tacky takes happiness to whole new levels.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is funniest version of Happy so far, a song that at the very least makes Weird Al happy. Sit back, relax and let Weird Al put a smile on your dial and rhythm in your step.
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The internet that we all know and love is the perfect demonstration of freedom and it is being threatened by the FCC and a collective of corporate giants collectively called dicks.
CollegeHumor are so concerned about the situation that they have put together a funny video to highlight the situation. If you have the ability to put pressure on the FCC (eg your a US citizen) then its time to raise your voice and stand up for digital freedom.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video calling for a protest in the funniest kind of way. Everyone visit dearFCC.org and make a point of highlighting the fact that the internet belongs to everyone, not just those that can afford the right package. Sit back, relax and prepare to stand up.
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Do you have a sh**y friend? The sort of friend whose personality can be a little abrasive. There is now a solution to this personality preponderance, set up your sh**y friend with someone else’s sh**y friend. Killing two birds with one stone and cancelling out two douches with one date.
CollegeHumor had the idea and went there, sadly though Shittysingles.com is a fiction website but a good idea is a good idea.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the first dating site for those inflicted with the personality of a rabid badger. Sit back, relax and start planning the hook-ups now, this is an idea too good not to happen.
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Gadget loving website VAT19 has this week released the promo for their latest cool toy, shiny steel Star Wars models. Produced by InnovaToys the new models are part of the Metal Earth series of laser cut steel models.
Four officially licensed models are available in the Metal Earth Star Wars series; build yourself a Tie Fighter, R2-D2, Millennium Falcon or AT-AT. All of the models are delivered on a pair of laser cut steel sheets that the parts are popped out of. The parts are then shaped and bendy tabs are used to lock the model together. No glue or soldering is involved in the assembly and the only tool required is (no jokes please) a pair of needle nose pliers. Follow the instructions and the models snap together with just the aforementioned pair of pliers in under an hour.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the eye catching promo for Vat19’s latest hit, the very shiny and very cool Star Wars steel models. Sit back, relax and prepare to be stunned by the perfect addition to any science fiction inspired office space.
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To be clear from the outset the windscreen is real but the virtual world projected onto it is not. Jaguar’s new virtual windscreen combines projection, sensing and data processing technology to take the heads up display to video game levels. Projecting across the entire windscreen all of the information you need for precision driving, and more.
The virtual windscreen has your next track day covered too with the ability to display your lap stats, times and position in the race. Everything that any decent driving game would have on display is there too; racing line, breaking guidance, ghost car competitor and virtual cones for parking lot tracks or as Jaguar describes it ‘driver training’.
Jaguar already uses infra red cameras and a simple HUD technology to warn of night time obstacles. The full HUD could extend this to also show the edges of the road, obstacles and even ice patches with the right sensors installed. In fact the display is only limited by the sensors connected to it.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is evidence that the future is far closer than anyone could have expected. Sit back, relax and put the pedal to the metal.
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The dignitaries of hilarious delight at CollegeHumor have once again turned their attentions to Google asking ‘What if Google Was a Guy’? An ordinary man receiving some extraordinary requests.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest hilarious installment of the Google personified series, and possibly the funniest so far. Sit back, relax and prepare to be amazed by the man that is Google.
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No Man’s Sky is the science fiction unlimited universe video game putting procedures to work building universes. Produced by Hello Games players will be set loose in a completely unlimited universe to do whatever they like, a universe so large players may never see its boundaries.
To be released on the PS4 initially, the game is still deep in development with no specific release date set yet. Other platforms are expected to be supported in the future but again it is too early to say which and when.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos of a game blowing people’s minds around the world. A game that proceduralizes procedures to go unlimited in every direction. Sit back relax and let the universe evolve around you.
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