Skip the Gnome and Put a Fallen AT-AT On Your Lawn

The exact reason why people feel the need to adorn their lawns and gardens with ceramic gnomes may never be known, but maybe it's a not-so-secret way to show their allegiance towards a race of tiny human-like fantasy creatures? If that's the case, why not instead display your loyalties for something a little more… » 7/24/14 5:00pm Thursday 5:00pm

You Can Actually Buy a Flux Capacitor Car Charger Now

The folks at ThinkGeek put so much effort into their April Fool's Day prank products every year that often times they end up turning them into a reality. Remember the Star Wars Tauntan sleeping bag?, that started life as a prank. And of all the wonderful products ThinkGeek pretended to announce on April 1 this year,… » 7/24/14 12:14pm Thursday 12:14pm

A Star Trek Phaser TV Remote Is Perfect For Fast Forwarding Enterprise

The only thing more satisfying for Star Trek fans than fast-forwarding through Enterprise's awful opening credits would be doing it with this wonderfully-detailed phaser prop universal remote. Created using 3D scans of the actual hero prop used on the original Star Trek series, the phaser remote will be officially… » 7/15/14 9:30am 7/15/14 9:30am

Giant Robot Sound Effect Slippers Make Your Cyborg Fantasies Come True

At one point or another, who hasn't fantasized about having a limb replaced with a cyborg alternative, or some kind of robotic upgrade? Sadly, that technology still kind of sucks, so it's up to your imagination to make that dream come true—that and ThinkGeek's new sound effect robot slippers. » 4/25/14 9:40am 4/25/14 9:40am

Unravel the Mysteries Of the Arduino With This Crash Course Starter Kit

If there's one common feature among all the cool hacks and DIY projects you'll find online these days, it's that they're usually made with an Arduino microcontroller of some sort. But if you lack the programming and electronics know-how to use an Arduino to bring your own creations to life, this simple starter kit » 4/23/14 11:20am 4/23/14 11:20am

The Earth's Magnetic Field Keeps This Desktop Jupiter Globe Spinning

Jupiter is not only the largest planet in our solar system, it's also arguably the most stunning. Those massive storms—including that enormous red eye—produce quite an atmospheric show. And as a cheaper alternative to a giant telescope, this tiny desktop-sized version of Jupiter lets you stare in awe at the gas giant… » 4/22/14 5:00pm 4/22/14 5:00pm

You'll Never Mess Up a Recipe When R2-D2 Does Your Measuring

As far as movie sidekicks go, it's hard to find one as invaluable as Star War's R2-D2 was. That little droid was always in the right place, at the right time, with the right tool to save the day. And that now includes your kitchen with this R2-D2 measuring cup set that helps ensure your baking ingredients are always… » 4/17/14 6:40pm 4/17/14 6:40pm

You Don't Need To Know Math To Read This Mathematician's Watch

Even if the mention of trigonometry, calculus, or algebra gets your heart racing and your palms sweating, you still might appreciate this watch that demonstrates the first proposition in book one of Euclid's Elements. Because even if you don't know what that means, you can still look like you do, while still easily… » 4/08/14 4:00pm 4/08/14 4:00pm

Why Use the Fine China When You Have These Awesome Planetary Plates?

Back when Pluto had some status in our solar system, a handy way to remember the names of the planets was the 'My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas' mnemonic, where the first letter of each word represented each celestial orb. But it's just confusing now that Pluto's gone, so maybe a set of planet-themed… » 3/31/14 5:40pm 3/31/14 5:40pm

A Whiteboard With a 3D Face Will Really Improve Office Doodles

Hilarious caricatures of bosses and uptight managers are a staple of any office. But unless you work in a design studio filled with artists, deciphering who a doodle is supposed to be can be tricky. Unless you've got this whiteboard featuring a 3D face relief that lets even number crunchers create erasable… » 3/03/14 5:40pm 3/03/14 5:40pm

Building a Tetris Tower Is a Nightmare When the Game Board Is Hovering

Refusing to acknowledge that Tetris and Jenga are both incredibly challenging in their own rights, ThinkGeek has mashed the two of them up into a new game that has you stacking 3D tetromino-like pieces on a game board that actually hovers. Not even that crazy multi-level chess game in Star Trek seems this futuristic. » 2/16/14 2:10pm 2/16/14 2:10pm

This Tiny Classic Arcade Is as Smart a Watch as You Need

You might think you need a watch that can check email, control your music, and even stay on top of Twitter updates, but you've been misled. ThinkGeek's new Classic Arcade Wristwatch is all you really need strapped to your wrist, especially if you're old enough to remember a time when beating a video game required a… » 2/16/14 1:53pm 2/16/14 1:53pm

Remote Control Sneaker Lights Blind Your Friends With Awesomeness

These days, a set of velcro straps across the top of your kicks just isn't enough to impress your sneaker freak friends. To guarantee you're the envy of everyone on your block, forget about dropping hundreds on the latest pair of Nikes—instead, strap a pair of these Light Kicks LED strips to your feet. » 1/10/14 10:00am 1/10/14 10:00am