Nerdy Paper Lanterns For Those Who Prefer Star Wars or Treks

Paper lanterns are the cardboard furniture of the lighting world. They’re light, they’re cheap, and they’re incredibly fragile. But there’s even more reason to take good care of these paper lanterns from ThinkGeek: they look like tiny versions of the Borg Cube and the Death Star when switched off. »Friday 9:30am11/20/15 9:30am

Forget Rings, These Life Meter Pins Glow Full When You're Near Your Loved One

If you and your partner prefer playing video games to long walks on the beach, this set of life meter pins is a far more appropriate way to show how much you care about each other. Because the closer you and the pins get, the more of the life-giving health hearts light up. »10/08/15 4:00pm10/08/15 4:00pm

A Life-Size Plush BB-8 Is the Next Best Thing To a Real Droid

Sphero’s version of BB-8 rolls and moves just like the movie version does, but at around half-a-foot tall it’s a little disappointing in terms of scale. That’s why we’re tempted to drop $50 on this life-size plush version from ThinkGeek that feels more like a true companion droid. »9/21/15 12:50pm9/21/15 12:50pm

Carry Your Keys, Wallet, and Death Star Plans in This R2-D2 Handbag

Centuries of gender role reinforcement have ingrained the idea that women carry purses, while men stuff everything they need into every last pocket on their person. But with this R2-D2 dome purse that ThinkGeek is now selling, there’s finally no reason for anyone to feel embarrassed about carrying a handbag. »7/21/15 6:20pm7/21/15 6:20pm

You Can Finally Buy a Working Back to the Future 2 Hoverboard

The day you’ve dreamed of since Back to the Future 2 first hit theaters 26 years ago is finally here—kind of. ThinkGeek is now selling a perfect working replica of the hoverboard that Marty McFly rode in Hill Valley, circa 2015. As long as your interpretation of “perfect working replica” includes the hoverboard being… »6/23/15 3:20pm6/23/15 3:20pm

A pair of custom Lego bookends starts with these angled baseplates

In recent years bookends have become just as much a statement about who you are as the graphic novels or books they’re supporting on a shelf. And if you happen to identify with Lego more than superheroes, ThinkGeek’s designed a pair of studded bookends that can be customized with your own plastic brick creations. »6/18/15 7:50pm6/18/15 7:50pm

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Mini Fridge: "I'm Thirsty." "I Know."

We don’t exactly know how the science behind freezing cargo, or a person, in carbonite works. But given there’s the word ‘freezing’ in there, we have to assume it gets pretty cold inside that solid block. So what better place could there be for keeping drinks cold at your desk than a carbonite mini fridge? »6/02/15 10:15am6/02/15 10:15am

Hunt Hydra At Your High School With a Captain America Shield Backpack

Since both vibranium and adamantium only exist in the comic book world, ThinkGeek had to settle on lightweight plastic to make its new Captain America Shield backpack. So it won’t stop bullets or blows from mythical hammers, but it will be comfortable to carry when crammed full of textbooks and your laptop. »5/12/15 2:31pm5/12/15 2:31pm