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Digital Snow Globe based on iPhone

Digital Snow Globe based on iPhone

A snow globe is old tech.  An iPhone is new tech.  Put them together and you'd think you'd get broken tech, but if you're Daljit Singh then you actually end up with the Digital Snow Globe.  Sensibly avoiding water, the project is basically an elongated snow globe housing an iPhone; when you shake the globe, the iPhone displays the weather from a randomly-selected city.

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GOGO Log Radio

GOGO Log Radio

Design studio GOGO believe you should work for your consumer goods, rather than expect something perfectly-formed dropping off the production-line.  Their latest item, called "Log Radio", is pretty much exactly as the name might suggest: a length of wood with radio hardware installed and the buyer left to saw off their new gadget.

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Gear’s Heart by Haruki Nakamura: papercraft videos

Gear’s Heart by Haruki Nakamura: papercraft videos

These papercraft sculptures have been around for some time now, but there's nothing like a little hand-cranked hypnosis for kicking off a Tuesday morning.  The work of Paper engineer Haruki Nakamura, it was actually submitted to an art contest back in 2005.

Check out the hypnotic Gear's Heart video after the cut

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First Half Life 2: Episode 3 concept art

First Half Life 2: Episode 3 concept art

As gamers, we are always starved for information on upcoming titles. We are constantly scouring the internets in search for some one-liner mentioned by a studio exec, or a screenshot hidden on a company website. When we do find such a tasty morsel, it makes for a great day. That being said, Half-Life fans may want to go take a leak before peering at the picture below.

Joe Blow’s Raygunz – art with geek appeal

Joe Blow’s Raygunz – art with geek appeal

If you have a thing for the classic Sci-Fi references, these handmade raygunz would be great to have sitting on your desk. Granted they probably won't hurt anyone, that is unless you throw it at their head, but they're still cool.