Tamagotchi 2014 Review: My Pocket Friend Left Me Before I Could Kill Him

Remember Tamagotchis? Of course you do. They taught you about responsibility. They taught you about friendship. But most importantly, they taught you that friends don't leave friends in rooms filled with their own feces. Now, it's time to reopen those old, grief-stricken wounds. The Tamagotchi is back—and it is still… » 9/08/14 4:50pm 9/08/14 4:50pm

Motion-Activated Alarm Keeps Wrapped Gifts a Secret

Once you officially make the switch from child to parent, the holidays suddenly become a remarkably stressful time of year. There's decorating, shopping, baking, socializing, and of course keeping a watchful eye on presents so your kids don't figure out what's under that wrapping paper—a task made considerably easier… » 11/07/13 6:20pm 11/07/13 6:20pm

You Can Theoretically Open Any Door With a Tiny Chainsaw In Your Pocket

If you don't mind having your pockets filled with novelty knick-knacks when you head out the door, you can adorably dress up your keys with these plastic covers that make them look like tiny chainsaws. » 4/02/13 4:40pm 4/02/13 4:40pm

Nic Cage Whiteboard Somehow Makes Nic Cage More Insane

Sure, you probably already have photos of Nicolas Cage hanging in most if not every room of your home. But Nic is so much more than a single shot can convey, and even a hundred of these approximations is an insult to the depth of his character. The Nicolas Cage Hairstyle Whiteboard, however, finally offers the… » 2/20/13 5:20pm 2/20/13 5:20pm

Stylish Knife Block Lets You Safely Play Five Finger Fillet

We're not sure how many fingers have been lost after people watch Aliens and try to recreate Bishop's Five Finger Fillet stunt. But if you stick to only playing with this lovely knife block, you'll never have to worry about an emergency trip to the hospital. » 6/02/12 9:00pm 6/02/12 9:00pm

Commemorate All Famous Shipwrecks With This Sinking Shower Curtain

We're not sure if it will ever not be 'too soon' to make light of the Titanic tragedy. But for just $16 this novelty shower curtain will serve as a daily reminder of any shipwreck, from the Lusitania, to the Edmund Fitzgerald. » 4/14/12 12:30pm 4/14/12 12:30pm

Inflatable Captain's Chair Is Where Kirk Would Have Spent a Day At the…

Star Trek encouraged us to boldly go where no man has gone before. And as long as that's no where near a thumbtack or a safety pin, you can do so in comfort and style with ThinkGeek's new inflatable Captain's Chair. » 4/02/12 10:00am 4/02/12 10:00am

Where Better To Store Your Earbuds Than On a Pair Of Ears?

Tired of spending ten minutes unraveling your headphones like they're a MENSA puzzle when you take them out of your pocket? Then you need a cable wrap, and what's more apropos for storing a set of earbuds than a disembodied set of ears? » 3/31/12 8:00pm 3/31/12 8:00pm

Sending This Candle To a Watery Grave Is a Beautiful Way To Remember…

Haha, remember when that giant ocean liner sank taking the lives of over 1,500 people? It's a good thing come April that will have happened 100 years ago because that makes it ok to sell tacky novelty tie-in products. Right? Right? » 3/19/12 5:00pm 3/19/12 5:00pm

Flattened Flashlight Is Much Too Easy To Smuggle

Kikkerland must have joined a work release program with their local prison. Because what else would explain the inspiration behind this $6 flattened LED flashlight that looks like it's particularly easy to smuggle. » 3/13/12 5:00pm 3/13/12 5:00pm

'90s-Inspired Case Gives You the Flip iPhone that Apple Never Will

Last year ThumbsUp! created an '80s iPhone case transforming your fancy Apple creation into the clunky bricks of that era. This year the company's back with a '90s iPhone case that instead gives it the flip-style functionality that none of us actually miss. » 3/05/12 11:40am 3/05/12 11:40am

Glowing Bubbles Turn Any Occasion Into a Kid-Safe Rave

I don't know why black lights make everything cooler, but they do. And if your ten-year-old has been asking for a rave-themed birthday party, these Tekno Black Light Bubbles are the perfect favor. You know, instead of psychedelic drugs and alcohol. » 3/03/12 6:30pm 3/03/12 6:30pm

Wait, Why Do I Want Goggles That Show Me the World Upside-Down?

Maybe I'm missing the boat here, or am too old to comprehend another bizarre fad, but I'm having a hell of a time trying to figure out why someone would want to wear goggles that make the world look reversed. » 2/25/12 12:00pm 2/25/12 12:00pm

Ridiculous Fur Case Adds Brushing To Your iPhone Cleaning Ritual

My iPhone already has no problem attracting all manner of mysterious dirt and crap, so the last thing I need is one of these Monster fur cases that's going to turn it into a magnet for dust, lint, and fuzzballs. » 2/18/12 8:00pm 2/18/12 8:00pm

Let Schrödinger's Cat Decide If You Should Order Sushi Or Thai

Any decision in life, whether ordering take-out or taking over a corporation, should be left to the randomness of the universe. Like flipping a coin, or even better, a 1935 thought experiment on quantum mechanics by an Austrian physicist. » 2/14/12 6:20pm 2/14/12 6:20pm

Some Company Is Selling Pure Magic At Toy Fair

You might think you can explain where Colombia-based Aracataca got these giant pens, pencils, crayons, and markers that are somehow miraculously passing through solid objects. But you can't. Because it's magic. Pure, unadulterated, magic. » 2/14/12 2:40pm 2/14/12 2:40pm

Nature's Greatest Predator Reduced To Blaring Your LMFAO

It was once considered nature's most fearsome predator, and made us afraid to go back in the water. But now the great white shark has been reduced to a passive iPhone amplifier, blasting out your Nicki Minaj and MIA. » 2/08/12 11:20am 2/08/12 11:20am

I Can't Stop Staring At This Clock's Ticking Six Mark

As wall clocks go the Paniki from Stallinga is even more plain and boring than the one you stared at in school. Save for the tick mark at the six position which mesmerizingly swings back and forth counting off the seconds. » 2/07/12 1:40pm 2/07/12 1:40pm

Roll and Rock: Musical Dice Relieve Songwriter's Block

Have you ever heard a terrible song and thought you could do better? Even though you don't know the first thing about music? Thanks to the randomness of the universe and this set of Chord Dice, now you can. » 1/30/12 5:40pm 1/30/12 5:40pm

I Hope This Giant Wall of Scrabble Contains Centuple Word Scores

If you suck at Scrabble as much as I do, the prospect of putting your epic three-letter creations on display with this massive 49-square foot board isn't that appealing. Nor is paying $12,000 just to embarrass yourself. » 1/24/12 4:00pm 1/24/12 4:00pm