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Controlling a computer with gestures is almost passé these days, but how quickly we forget that Nintendo and Mattel released a kooky gadget that basically let people do just that back in 1989. Now, a new Kickstarter project aims to revisit that most maligned of wearables: the Power Glove. Y

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We've seen the PowerGlove pop up in a few different places before, but until now the focus hasn't strayed far from gaming. To wit, the Power Mitt wants to make your trips to the kitchen awesome in the way that only a heat-resistant-rubber oven mitt shaped like Mattel's wearable peripheral ever cou

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Fire: the most primal element. \"It's a living thing,\" Robert De Niro once said, \"It breathes, it eats, and it hates. The only way to beat it is to think like it.\" Unless you're an artist – then you rig up a series of tubes, pump in some kerosene, and connect it to a Power Glove-like control

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For all of those people out there who didn't manage to grab a Wii at launch -- and probably won't be able to until next year -- there comes a moderate form of compensation in seeing what crazy Wii-themed mods people who did have come up with. The latest to pop up is one that retro-loving Nintendo fa

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Ah, the Nintendo Power Glove. Just thinking about it brings back memories of those glorious early days of virtual reality, when we all imagined floating off to some alternate universe on the wisps of Jaron Lanier's dreadlocks. And, now, if you still have one of those classic controllers -- or can

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