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Got More Money Than Sense? These Solid Gold Next-Gen Consoles Are Just The Ticket For You

Got thirteen thousand dollars to spare? If so, do I have a purchase for you. The folks over at The Gatti Luxury Lab have designed both an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 for the 'luxury' gamer in all of us. They're both made of solid gold, because doing things in moderation is for the poor.

Want Your Putty To Be Smart Instead Of Silly?

It seems that all of us spent some portion of our childhoods goofing around with Silly Putty. It was the perfect Sunday morning toy as we lifted comics from the paper with it. It was one of the most iconic toys of the 20th century. With Smart Mass Thinking Putty this fun past time has been reinvented for a whole new century -- and boy does it show!

In This Video Game, You Are Cancer

Cancer is a terrible disease. Even though we've made great strides in treatment of the illness over the past years, it's still anything but cured - and most people still have no concept of what it is. One developer aims to help us better understand the illness...through a video game.

Have You Ever Felt The Desire To "See" Music? Harmonix's Newest Game Will Let You Do Just That

Harmonix - best known as the developer of the immensely popular Rock Band franchise - has something very, very exciting up its sleeve. It's designing a new virtual reality "music experience" that'll allow players to actually SEE - and interact with - the songs they play. Awesome, right?

16 Must Have Have Products For The Crazy Cat Lady In You

Crazy cat ladies unite!  If you're a proud cat lover or know someone who is, I'm here to show you a plethora of crazy cat lady gifts and products that will get you purring.  Behold, the ultimate list of must have crazy cat lady products recommended by a crazy cat lady.

Retro 2 Con Famicom Earphone Mic Channels Classic 1980's Gamer Design

The Retro 2 Con Famicom Earphone Mic from Datel Japan evokes the Eighties 8-bit era and Nintendo's groundbreaking Famicom without sacrificing the high-tech conveniences we've all come to know and love.

Want A Rainbow To Brighten Your Child's Room At Night?

Many children need a night light to help them sleep and there are many different kinds of night lights available out there. However, few are as amazing and charming as the Uncle Milton Rainbow In My Room light. At the touch of a button the ethereal beauty of a rainbow is projected across your child's bedroom. It is a great way to keep all of the monsters away and bring the unicorns in to stay.

Want To See What The United Kingdom Looks Like Up Close? Just Play Minecraft!

Want to explore the cliffs of Dover? Gaze out over the Scottish Isles? Swim through the English Channel? Thanks to the British Geological Survey you can do all of the above...in Minecraft.

10 Funny And Bizarre Children's Toys That You Should Never Buy Your Kids

Children’s toys gone wrong, this is the stuff of nightmares.  It’s unsettling when we come across toys that seem to cross our society’s wholesome boundaries, however, we can’t help but be a tad bit intrigued.  Here are some toys that make you go “Hmmm…”  Let’s dive in and I’ll explain as we go.

Meet Oculix: An Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Interface For Netflix

Every now and then, Netflix engineers get together for something known as a "hack day." Basically, they're told to get creative and put together something cool to be used with the service. Awesome, right? Late last week we something amazing from of these hack days: it involves the Oculus Rift.