Etsy seller TGNsmith's $450, 12-inch AT-AT walker sculpture was built out of recycled computer junk. It's not posable (the joints are welded), but it betrays its origins in delightful ways: "The main body is composed of power supply boxes from old computers, the head from floppy drive housings, legs and feet from various scrap metal. The entire piece has been welded together using the MIG welding process." The bullet scars were simulated by attacking the piece with an arc welder.
Imperial Walker (AT-AT) from recycled computer parts
We went to the LA Zoo yesterday and had a picnic lunch near the kids’ playground. It was in the grass under a shady tree. We brought along this 80″ x 60″ picnic blanket ( on Amazon). It folds up into a small package and comes with a handle for easy carrying. The underside is […]
The latest tally on House members who favor beginning impeachment inquiry hearings against President Donald J. Trump is now at 77.
Cruelly detaining kids in Border Patrol camps will cost taxpayers more than it would to put the families up together in high-end hotels.
Looking for a new tablet? If you haven’t upgraded in a while, it might be time to check out the latest iPad Pro for two very good reasons. First, the 2018 model is a real workhorse. The 12X Bionic chip processor means it can handle any task you set out for it, and still have […]
You want wireless earbuds to make an impact on your mood and workout, not the environment. If that’s the case, we’ve got a new contender for AirPod market share: Brio Phantom X7 True Wireless Earbuds. The features on these tiny, comfortable buds are impressive even without the environmental angle. Their Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity is good […]
We don’t ask for much out of our charging cables: Juice up our phone, do it fast and don’t break. It’s supposed to be simple, but keeping your phone plugged in for the night – as most of us do – can actually degrade the life of your battery by overheating it. That’s why one […]