I spotted FEMICOM Museum tweeting about a true rarity, the translucent Hello Kitty edition Sega Dreamcast, and immediately headed to eBay to see what the situation was. It's expensive — you're looking at at least $250 shipped, five times the going price of a normal Dreamcast — but that's a fair price for the ultimate in translucent Hello Kitty video game consoles, many replete with matching controllers, keyboards and other peripherals. It also comes in blue.
On Friday, Pesco introduced you to the weird, 300m-deep chasm with a runway at the bottom found in Microsoft Flight Sim 2020, deemed even more disturbing than the creepy mystery skyscraper looming over suburban Melbourne. The ultra-realistic game's eldritch glitches have become a popular topic of discussion, but the chasm is a challenge for experts:… READ THE REST
In August, Microsoft released its new Flight Simulator 2020 that uses satellite and fly-by imager to amp up the hyperreality of the experience. Now, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 players are reporting a weird and massive chasm in Brazil with an airport at the bottom. From PC Gamer: As you plunge into the pit you can… READ THE REST
Behold the Cluvens Scorpion Computer Cockpit, an articulated $3300 monstrosity with a monitor for a stinger and 8 vicious-looking clawed legs. The tail of the Scorpion extends to become the overhang support for screen mount. Both the angle and the distance of the monitor is adjustable using a controller. Whether you have a single curved… READ THE REST
Unless you're an essential worker, there's a good chance your work from home, stay at home lifestyle will be continuing, at least through the winter months. That's more than a little depressing, but it doesn't have to mean you've just given up. Instead of just surfing the web or watching TV, maybe you can even… READ THE REST
Shopify got started by a trio of Canadians back in 2004 when they got frustrated trying to sell snowboarding equipment online. More than 15 years later, Shopify is one of the biggest names in e-commerce, the engine behind nearly 1 million different digital storefronts that have generated nearly $1 billion in sales worldwide. Shopify's power… READ THE REST
Back in the early 1800's, Russian physicist Emil Lenz noted an interesting phenomenon. When he dropped a magnet through a pipe, the magnet's magnetic field created counter-rotating currents in the copper or aluminum pipe. To the naked eye, that dropped magnetic ball falls a whole lot slower when it's inside the pipe than outside. It… READ THE REST