Hide Your Holiday Booze On Your Tree With These Ornament Shot Glasses

Nothing makes dealing with visiting friends and families during the holidays easier than a little liquid courage. But if you don't feel like sharing your libations, just decorate your Christmas tree with these screw-top ornaments that make it easy to hide your booze in plain sight. Every time you need a nip, just… » 11/26/14 5:00pm 11/26/14 5:00pm

Death Star (Ornament): That's No Moon (Ornament)

Guaranteeing supreme festive superiority for any tree it hangs on, this glowing Death Star ornament is actually a fun DIY project you can use to keep any kids—or restless adults—entertained leading up to the holidays. And the project lets you blur the line between being the Emperor and Martha Stewart—a line that may… » 12/12/13 11:06am 12/12/13 11:06am

Classic Controller Ornaments Will 1-Up Your Holiday Spirit

Your Christmas tree says as much about you as it does your love for the holidays. So this year why not skip the traditional ornaments like glass bulbs and shiny stars and go for something that will bring real character to your tree? If you've been a gamer for as long as you can remember, ThinkGeek's got a $20 set of … » 11/05/13 5:03pm 11/05/13 5:03pm

24 Photographs Of Your Most Treasured Ornaments

Even for heathens, hanging Christmas tree ornaments can be a multi-decade tradition. For this week's Shooting Challenge, I asked you to not only take some photos, but share the stories behind the ornaments that only you're allowed to hang. » 12/18/12 2:00pm 12/18/12 2:00pm

GE's Research Lab Creates 3D Printed Jet Engine Ornaments—R&D Money…

Is it a coincidence that a video showing researchers using one of GE's 3D printers to make these ornaments has been switched to private? Because I want them to know that this is an awesome use of their R&D budget. » 12/24/11 3:00pm 12/24/11 3:00pm

Daily Desired: Pantone Ornaments Will Make You Wish It Was Christmas…

As the paragon of pretty paint colors Pantone should really be celebrated all year. Who cares if it's not remotely Christmas yet? These Pantone bulbs are so cool you should go poach a pine tree from the forest right now. » 10/20/11 6:40pm 10/20/11 6:40pm

This is What Real Buried Treasure Looks Like

An Austrian man who has been identified as just Andreas K. is one lucky bastard. While digging around in his yard back in 2007, he managed to find a treasure trove of jewelry and ornaments buried 650 years ago. » 4/23/11 6:00pm 4/23/11 6:00pm

He's worth more to me as an ornament...

See Boba Fett, delivering Jabba just what he always wanted for the Christmas holiday: Captain Solo, encased in carbonite. The candy cane blaster rifle is slightly less than menacing, however. [Amazon via Oddee via Neatorama] » 12/19/10 11:00am 12/19/10 11:00am

Build a Lego Ornament with Powerpig

Glass balls, tacky sequined stars, little trains—most ornaments suck. But these custom Lego designs from Giz illustrator emeritus Powerpig, do not suck. They are the coolest tree-adornment we've seen in some time. Here's how to make you own. » 11/04/10 6:20pm 11/04/10 6:20pm

Put Good Looking Game Controllers On Your Tree

If you really want to put video game controllers on your tree, please hang these up. They're a much better option than dangling your filthy old Saturn controller by its cord. [Ponoko via Technabob] » 11/21/09 4:00pm 11/21/09 4:00pm

Art.Lebedev Camouflage Christmas Ornaments May Disappear on Your Tree

Leave it to the Art.Lebedev Studio, maker of expensive keyboard prototypes and whimsical objets d'art, to give you a skewed take on an everyday item, and these camouflage Christmas tree ornaments are no exception. Art calls them the "SHAR-404 portable set for improvement of forest units in the face of the new… » 12/21/07 10:15am 12/21/07 10:15am

Recycled Xmas Decorations — May All Your Christmases Be Geek

Are these the perfect tree decorations for green geeks? Possibly. Made from recycled CDs and circuit boards, they are heinously expensive (around $6 for a circuit-board dangler, $9 for the CD version. Or you can get a set of three for $16 or $21 respectively. Or you can not bother. » 11/30/07 6:50am 11/30/07 6:50am

Trim Your Tree with Senario's Digital Photo Frame

You've barely finished swallowing that bite of turkey and stuffing when BAM! the onslaught of Christmas crap begins. We feel your pain, but the Senario digital photo frame Christmas-tree ornament might actually be cool enough to justify the whole holiday spirit thing. This festive ball has an embedded 1.5" display and… » 11/22/07 4:30pm 11/22/07 4:30pm

Die-Cast Bender Turns Head, Turns Heads

Bender. Three inches. Head rotates 360 . Bite his tiny, shiny, metal ass and you'll probably break a tooth. He costs $9.99 and you can see him all tucked up in his retro-ish box after the jump. [Think Geek] » 8/14/07 7:08am 8/14/07 7:08am