11 Nostalgic Gifts For The Lumbersexual Outdoorsman

Many new things suddenly look old again. Especially outdoors, where many brands have been resurrecting the simple designs and bold colors of the 1970s and 1980s and applied them to modern technology. Here's 11 gifts that look old, but work like new. » 12/18/14 11:33am 12/18/14 11:33am

These Star Wars Face Hats Are the Nerdiest Thing New Era Has Ever Made

New Era is best known as the purveyor of apparel for professional athletes and fashion-forward trendsetters. They've really left the nerds behind, and that's a huge missed opportunity embraced by these insanely loud fitted hats. » 12/05/14 4:45pm 12/05/14 4:45pm

Adorable dog balances 100 different fruits and vegetables on its head

This is so ridiculous that it's kind of fun. Maymo, the lemon beagle in the video, is so great at balancing things on his head that he can wear 100 different kinds of fruits and vegetables as hats. The more color, the better. » 8/14/14 12:53am 8/14/14 12:53am

Setting a fedora hat on fire is apparently one of the steps to make it

It's extremely peaceful to watch someone focus in and make something with their bare hands. The process is always beautiful, taking materials such as the beaver felt fabric and molding it into something usable, like a hat. It's almost like seeing art. I don't know why you have set it on fire but it sure looks cool. » 7/31/14 9:51pm 7/31/14 9:51pm

A Transformers Trucker Hat Mask Is the Easiest Halloween Costume

The general rule of thumb is that the older you get, the simpler your Halloween costume becomes. And with yet another Transformers movie hitting theaters this summer, there's no doubt these Optimus Prime and Megatron-themed trucker hats, complete with masks that unfurl, will be a popular choice this October. » 6/03/14 2:00pm 6/03/14 2:00pm

Crown or Dunce Cap? Starchitects Wear Their Famous Buildings As Hats

Yes; these are quite silly. Brooklyn-based illustrator Paul Tuller imagined a series of six starchitects—the "kings and queens" of the profession—wearing their iconic constructions as jaunty pillbox-style hats (or royal crowns, depending on your perspective). » 5/16/14 6:01pm 5/16/14 6:01pm

Would You Wear This Air Conditioning Hat if It Actually Worked?

As the summer creeps closer and closer and you start preparing for the warmer weather, would you seriously consider wearing a hat with a tiny built-in air conditioner if it actually kept you comfortable? The Cool Smile might look similar to the fan-equipped cap you wore as a kid, but instead of spinning blades it… » 6/12/13 2:30pm 6/12/13 2:30pm

New Era Introduces Caps Celebrating Your 8-Bit Heros

New Era is traditionally known for its hats featuring logos of professional sports teams. But starting in Japan the company is introducing a Super Mario Bros. line featuring characters from the well-loved games represented as 8-bit sprites. Everyone from Mario, to Luigi, to Koopa is represented, in caps ranging in… » 4/16/13 12:20pm 4/16/13 12:20pm

An All-Wool Beanie Makes Single-Digit Temps Almost Bearable

It's so cold you have to duck when you walk down the street to block the wind from freezing your face. Oh wait, then your head's iced over. You know what'll keep it warm? This all merino wool knit cap from Best Made. » 1/24/13 10:40am 1/24/13 10:40am

This Hat Will Never Lose Its Shape Because It Cannot Be Crushed

The Crushable Baseball Cap is designed to hold its shape no matter where you put it, cram it, fold it, crush it and so forth. Any amount of abuse and it's still going to look like a baseball cap. If you've tried to pack your hats before, you'd know how deformed, dented and even demented those hats can get after a long… » 9/25/12 8:30pm 9/25/12 8:30pm

Totes Hot for Summer '11: Giant Ridiculous iPad Hats!

If you're in England. You see, in England, extravagant hats are acceptable, because they're a more advanced society. This Royal Ascot horse race attendee knows, and that's why she's grinning. WARNING: Do not put iOS5 Beta on your hat. » 6/15/11 5:40pm 6/15/11 5:40pm

MIDI Hats Purport to Create Something Called "Music"

These MIDI Music Hats, seemingly spawned during a drunken three-way between a snowman, the Smurfs and something sprung from the mind of the late Dr. Seuss, are allegedly an art project cooked up by Sunny Oh and Anna Obikane. » 6/12/11 3:00pm 6/12/11 3:00pm

The Thinking Cap Is No Longer Just an Expression

Scientists continue the important work of turning phrases of speech into actual things! In this case, from Australian researchers Allan Snyder and Richard Chi comes a genuine thinking cap that uses 10 to 15 minutes of low-level electrical pulses to stimulate "new modes of thinking" in patients. Slap an Orioles logo on… » 2/10/11 9:00pm 2/10/11 9:00pm

Vuvuzela Hat Is the Paragon of World Cup Fan Tech

At this World Cup, a fan's commitment is announced by one sound and one sound only: the encouraging hum of his vuvuzela. Blowing one makes you a good fan; blowing ten simultaneously makes you the best fan. [Total Pro Sports] » 6/19/10 10:00pm 6/19/10 10:00pm

Buy the Hat from Back to the Future: Part II

You've seen the shoes and you've scored the jacket. But what about the most garish garment of Marty McFly's 2015 ensemble, his eye-straining, iridescent hat? Yes, now even that masterpiece is for sale. » 6/11/09 11:40am 6/11/09 11:40am

Bowler Cap Lampshade Turns Lightbulbs into London's Head Circa 1850

Perhaps that alien fixture with illuminated lava lamp phallus is not adding that touch of class you'd hoped to the old apartment. Then grab the Jeeves Wooster lampshades instead. » 1/29/09 6:00pm 1/29/09 6:00pm

iCap MP3 Player: Genuine Disruptive Technology At Last

While headphones are a serious cause of hearing damage, there are alternatives. And one such alternative is the iCap MP3 player—an MP3 player in a baseball cap that never bows to social pressures. » 12/18/08 1:30pm 12/18/08 1:30pm

Avi's Yarmulke Version 2.0: Now With Scrolling LEDs

The last time we caught up with tech analyst Avi Greengart, he sported a yarmulke emblazoned with crocheted gadgets. Now he's put his money where his mouth keppe is and made his newest yarmulke a gadget itself. It is loaded with LEDs that scroll his name—and presumably messages to the man upstairs, or anything else he… » 6/26/08 4:20pm 6/26/08 4:20pm

Official Indiana Jones Fedora Available Now For Nerds Everywhere

The reason that the official Indiana Jones Fedora is available on Think Geek is that only geeks think that they can pull off wearing a fedora in the year 2008. The only fedora you (us) nerds should stick to is Red Hat's version, leaving Indiana Jones' to the still handsome but greying Harrison Ford. If you really do… » 5/14/08 6:00pm 5/14/08 6:00pm