Staying in the Loop: Fallout 4's Pip-Boy and an Epic Stormtrooper Costume

Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others.

Stormtrooper Costume Awakens the Force

Designed as an outfit to wear to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening December 18th, I'm sure this stormtrooper get-up doubled as a Halloween costume this past weekend. In the above video, you can see how TJ Maggio bought a 48 inch stormtrooper replica and modified it into a wearable outfit for his son who's about the same size. It looks like a good amount of work, but holy cow that is one impressive costume!

Fallout 4's Special Edition Game Release

Fallout 4 is a hugely popular video game series that plays out in a post-apocalyptic landscape where the main character emerges from a shelter and has to accomplish tasks with the help of a device on his wrist called a Pip-Boy. Bethesda Game Studios, the company that developed Fallout 4, releases a special edition of the game next week that comes with its own real-life Pip-Boy that attaches with a clasp and a hook and loop strap. It looks pretty cool.

Johnny Two Fingers and the Deformities

The band, out of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, was highlighted by a local newspaper for their scheduled performance at the Estevan Art Gallery and Museum over the Halloween holiday. Frontman John Dale, who goes by the stage name Johnny Two Fingers, was born with just two fingers on his right hand. With the creative use of some hook and loop straps and a milk jug, a friend designed a device that he could use to play guitar.