The Commodore 64 is Back

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A blast from the past set to make a comeback?

The Commodore 64 was a great 8-bit machine, and the second computer of my youth (Commodore 16 was the first). The C64 managed to out perform business class computers of the day on graphics while remaining relatively affordable. That meant kids got them for Christmas and video games were a favorite on the system. For some it was also the first time they got a taste for programming by entering BASIC code and getting simplistic programs running.

The machine went through a number of revamps ending with the C64 Games System in 1990 which was meant to take on the NES and Master System. After that, it became a part of history never to be put on sale again, or so we thought…

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The Ultimate Cool Marble Table

The Ultimate Cool Marble Table

The line between grown up and kiddie tables begins to blur with Netherlands-based designer Tineke Beunders’ Marbelous. It has grooves cut into the tabletop, legs and supports that’ll have marbles rolling all the way down to the floor. The best part? You could also sneak your vegetables: olives, sprouts, peas — just toss them into the trenches at the sides and pray the dog is nearby. (Pics)

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GT5p Pod – In Quest of the Ultimate Gamer Station

GT5p Pod - In Quest of the Ultimate Gamer Station

When fun matters more than money…

Racing into the virtual world, we have featured several simulators that are customized and modified to satiate the hunger and desire of those seeking the ultimate in the speeding arena. The latest is the GT5P Pod that is believed to be one of a kind. Fitted with a 40″ LCD and a PS3 with DFGT, this cockpit is estimated to crash into your vault to rip off about $15,000. (Pics)

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To Boldly Bike Where No Man Has Biked Before

 To Boldly Bike Where No Man Has Biked Before

Clearly 007 had to be watching in the background

Designed by a team at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire this ultimate boy toy can climb a 407mm vertical wall, go down a 40 per cent side slope and operate in up to 610mm of water. You can use it to drive over obstacles, cross rivers and do all the things you wouldn’t want to do while in the car yourself. (Video)
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Sex in Space – The Ultimate Quest

Sex in Space - The Ultimate Quest

If your only motivation for going into space is in hopes of finding your next great
sexual experience, you are no longer a useful member of society

An increasing number of couples expressing their desire to have sex in space have become a cause of concern for scientists, says a report.

The experts do not think that it would be possible to have intercourse in space. “We’ve had a variety of people inquire about it,” Daily Star quoted Will Whitehorn, president of Virgin Galactic, whose boss Richard Branson hopes to put tourists into space next year, as saying.

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The Ultimate Foosball Table

The Ultimate Foosball Table

 

The great foosball pastime just got a whole bunch cooler

Foosball is just one of those classic games that just about everyone enjoys. Here is a Hi-Fi Foosball Table with a nice stereo built right into its frame, allowing you to rock out to your favorite tunes while you have a nice, respectful game going on. It also has a built-in overhead light that’ll show you everything that’s going on in your game. (Pics)

 

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