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Want to buy an original still-in-retail-packaging Planeteer Ring from Captain Planet? Head on over to Hake’s Collectibles where at least one is selling for $51.75. There’s no word if the battery in the unit still works, but whatever, it’s a friggin’ Planeteer Ring! Can’t go wrong there even if the battery is dead on arrival. [via]

A new(ish) extreme urban sport called Trike Drifting is becoming popular with youth in New Zealand and some other parts of the world. If you’re like me and you don’t have the balls to actually get a trike bike and participate, then you can watch this short documentary above which gives a quick overview of the sport and its beginnings.

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Heh, you don’t get many stories like this so just hang in there and check this out. So Mark Frauenfelder over at BoingBoing recently caught up with Clive Thompson at TED2011 and filmed this short video of Clive talking about what he believes to be the best pencil sharpener on the planet.

Quite an odd thing to obsess over, but it looks like Clive has got me convinced. If you are too, you can purchase a Palomino-KUM Long Point Pencil Sharpener at Pencils.com for $7.20.

Somebody hacked the inside of an old NES game system to be a USB flash drive reader and then planted a flash drive into an old NES game cartridge. Here’s one way to take up a lot of space.

Digital FX in Louisiana got their hands on a RED EPIC-M and they give us a video tour of the camera body which shoots 5K video. They compare the camera to the original RED ONE camera which looks like a HUGE BEAST when they’re sitting next to each other. So awesome.

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Browns is selling this fused raw pirite and black quartz ring for a little under $640 USD. What a beauty!