19 Aug
30th anniversary of the Japanese anime's bad ass robots

B. Yoshida and Porter have set out to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Gunpla, the timeless Japanese anime Gundam‘s model kit packages. With their Gundam Special Package, they’ve brought us a specially designed bag via Porter’s ample luggage skills to work on the giant robots with. The quality Japan-made bag features a number of pockets […]

25 Apr
5 Deep Thoughts About This Year's Festivities

Sure, Coachella 2009 kicked off a week ago today but we here at LIAS have been busy, in case you haven’t noticed. Anyway, another epic weekend has blown by us again with a flash of desert heat and a searing blast of sonic noize, and all that remains are the pixels in our camera chips, […]

Someone peep the horizon for the Four Horsemen, cos it’s been one helluva week for technology. First, the Faster One beats the SSC Ultimate Aero and Bugatti Veyron to become the fastest car in the world, then Ferrari reveals its first front-engine car, then some dude invents the world’s smallest helicopter, and now some Swiss […]

Japanese developer Gennai Yanagisawa has developed the world’s smallest one-man helicopter. Weighing an Olson-thin 75kg, the GEN H-4 uses two rotors to fly up to 50 kilometres per hour. Honestly, I’m not that impressed — I coulda done the same if I had just figured out that whole Why-Won’t-My-Veritech-Robot-Fly-Even-With-An-M80-Up-His-Ass conundrum. Curse you, Science!!! [Read More […]

I really had no intention of turning this into Giant Geek Who Grew Up In the 80s Watching Too Many Cartoons week, but I guess it’s that time of year when all this stuff comes out. Besides, after being so surprised by how good Iron Man was this week, and then seeing this Burke Williams-masseuse-looking […]

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/QnBNTtgo2mY” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Ok, admittedly my secret nerd is currently undergoing a Renaissance Age unseen since 1999, that epic summer where The Matrix, the Star Wars prequel (as craptacular as it was), Fight Club and Princess Mononoke all came out to much nerd fanfare. But with Iron Man debuting this week, then […]