Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

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TechCrunch

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark III project from Iron Man Factory, which must violate at least 80 licensing agreements, also just looks so damn cool that I’m going to hope beyond hope it somehow gets made.

The prototype in the video is fully 3D-printed, and also features a number of light-up aesthetic features, powered by AAA batteries. It’s lightweight, weighing in at only 3kg (6.6 lbs) and features metal joints with a carbon fiber/polymer body. Anyone under 5’6″ or much over 6’1″ need not apply, according to the specifications, which means even if I want it so badly my entire body burns I’d be taking a risk on not…

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How To Survive The Reunion At Your Hometown Bar During The Holidays

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Thought Catalog

Carpool with your childhood best friend. The only one you still talk to on a bi-monthly basis. Go into the dive bar/bowling alley that hasn’t seen this much traffic since last Christmas. The annual bar pilgrimage of 20-somethings, trying to escape their childhood home. The return of the prodigal millennials.

Get to the bar, and immediately see everyone you grew up with. Be as self-conscious now as you were at the 8th grade graduation dance. The same insecurities, the same sheepish mannerisms. Realize your outfit is way too city for a place that hosts a Wednesday bowling league. Contemplate leaving, but realize it would be much worse if you did. Order a Whiskey-Ginger. Wonder if you would look cooler if you could drink whiskey straight.

See your grade school arch-nemesis. The one that took your journal out of your backpack in middle school and read it out loud during morning…

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8 Stumbles to help you make it to Friday

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If this is not your life right now, read on.

If this is not your life right now, read on.

Pre-Friday is here! That means it’s time to party!

Just kidding that means it’s Thursday. You’ve still got two days to go.

So when you (inevitably) need a break, sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and check out some of our favorite Stumbles from StumbleUpon while you recharge.

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Art Basel Events for the Weekend – December 6-8, 2013

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013 | Galleries | Gagosian .Courtesy of Art Basel

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013 | Galleries | Gagosian
.Courtesy of Art Basel

Art Basel 2013 has been great this week in Miami. Get ready for an equally awesome weekend full of shows, music, and so much art. Here are our favorite upcoming events:
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