Despite severe differences in scale, G.I. Joe and the Transformers have been fighting side-by-side in kids' bedrooms for decades now. They've even crossed paths in a handful of comic book series, but for the first time we've got our first official G.I. Joe-branded Transformers toy from Hasbro.
Meet the Spider-Tailed Horned Viper, a species that lives in western Iran and uses his tail in the shape of a spider as a lure to attract birds. Snakes and spiders are quite scary per se, but this animal combining both seems like a genetically-modified monster conceived by a mad scientist.
I just can't have enough of these videos of people watching Game of Thrones' twisted plot turns. Just look at their faces as they watch the final fight to decide the fate of Tyrion Lannister between The Red Viper and The Mountain—they go from tension to extreme tension to cheering to [Warning: Spoilers ahead!]
The kids who kickstarted a Battlestar Galactica Viper simulator project back in March actually managed to get it up and flying at Maker Faire 2012! It rotates in every direction, as anticipated. It is quite an amazing achievement.
They are a group of five high school students from Marin and San Francisco. They build projects for MakerFaire before and now they want to do something really amazing: build a full BSG Viper simulator with 360-degree motion in all directions.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is currently the best Android phone out there—and
only one (of two) that runs Ice Cream Sandwich (so far). But non-Verizon stateside peeps have been left out in the cold. Sprint to the rescue.
Have a Bond lover in your life (who doesn't)? Skip the jet packs and dagger shoes this holiday season. Here are 9 semi-practical gifts guaranteed to satisfy the most fervent gadget-crazy spy. Sex puns sold separately.
There are worse things to worry about in the Middle East than a robotic vacuum cleaner, but to the viper who thought it'd be a cozy place to sleep, it proved to be the end of his violent, snakey existence.
Estes may have discontinued its wicked Battlestar and Star Trek replica rockets almost 20 years ago, but some clever hobbyists have info on how you can still build one today.
Karl Jacob, an ex-Microsoft employee, has the world's fastest ethanol-based car. He took his run-of-the-mill Dodge Viper and had it converted from a regular gas guzzling monster to an ethanol chugger. While Jacob didn't drive the car himself, a driver from Super Viper hit 218 mph in July, a top speed record for an…