The Freebord designed to closely simulate the behaviour of a snowboard. A freeboard typically has 6 wheels - four normal skateboard-style wheels at each corner and two spring-locked center wheels. The central axis wheels turn freely in all directions allowing the board to "slide" laterally provided none of the four corner wheels is touching the ground. This mimics the traditional "side-to-side" motion of snowboard riding
The Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block for Star Wars fans! Standing nearly 8-inches tall and chrome-finished, this stylish knife block keeps five blades at the ready for your Jedi-like cutting skills. Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block: - Chrome-effect plastic knife holder - Includes five stainless steel knives: - Cook’s knife: 13in - Bread knife: 12.5in - Carving Knife: 12.7in - Utility knife: 9in - Paring knife: 7.6in - Officially licensed Dimensions: - Base diameter: 9.8in - Length (with knives): 13in - Boxed dimensions: 14″ x 10.4″ x 6.4″ The Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block will be available August 2014 but it can be pre-ordered now for £69.99 / $118.87 at The Fowndry.
"In this episode we explore the Women as Background Decoration trope which is the subset of largely insignificant non-playable female characters whose sexuality or victimhood is exploited as a way to infuse edgy, gritty or racy flavoring into game worlds. These sexually objectified female bodies are designed to function as environmental texture while titillating presumed straight male players. Sometimes they're created to be glorified furniture but they are frequently programmed as minimally interactive sex objects to be used and abused"
These fascinating sculptures by Japanese artist Masao Kinoshita. Kinoshita's bronze and painted resin sculptures feature the musculature and skeletal anatomies of various animals and mythical figures like the Hindu deity Ganesha and even a Kewpie doll. Jump more see more images.
The Adidas Brazuca is the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The ball is a product of two-and-half-years in the making. A new structural innovation provides six symmetrical panels alongside a different surface texture. The 'brazuca' features new structural innovations to enhance grip, touch, stability and aerodynamics on the pitch.
DIY Hot Dog Cooker by instructables user Cats Science Club. "We have had it reach temperatures over 170 degrees Fahrenheit on a cloudless 80 degree day. Today is a pretty cloudy low 80s day and the oven still was over 115 degrees."