If you’ve got a hankering for some classic 16-bit arcade gaming, the internet is awash with tutorials on how to build your own machine that can emulate almost any game. But why waste your precious free time building, when for just $25 this tiny working arcade includes 300 titles that get you gaming right away?
They’ll make your home’s front entryway look like the aftermath of a ferocious lightsaber battle, but these clever wall hooks that ThinkGeek created are just an illusion—no drywall was harmed in their making.
It’s considered to be one of the most perfectly designed video game levels of all time because it introduces players to new gameplay concepts without an instruction manual. And if you have fond memories of Super Mario Bros.’ Level 1-1 (who doesn’t?) you can now immortalize it on your wall.
R2-D2 and BB-8 have saved the day countless times in what will probably end up being a never-ending series of movies. But droids are an expensive companion, and you’ll never have to put up with any sass-talking from this set of lightsaber-handled screwdrivers.
For $35 ThinkGeek will now sell you an animatronic cat tail, powered by four AA batteries, that will contentedly swish back and forth as it hangs from the back of your pants. You can pretend you’re buying it for cosplay reasons, or maybe for a Halloween costume, but deep down you know it’s really your first tentative…
Garden gnomes were never exactly a trendy addition to any home, but if you must fill your garden with tiny ceramic characters, at least go with this 17-inch-tall R2-D2 statue instead of a bunch of creepy trolls.
Astronomers from the Max Plank Institute discovered that the center of our galaxy probably smells like rum and tastes like raspberries. But the actual planets and sun? According to this set of ten handmade lollipops, their flavors are far more exotic.
Who knew that a rolling, beeping garbage can would one day be one of the greatest marketing tools man has ever known? There are more products based on R2-D2 that galaxies far, far away, and now that he’s an oven mitt, the plucky little droid can help you get out of yet another hot mess.
As the weather gets nicer, it’s time to finally pause The Force Awakens and head outside for some fresh air and sunshine. That doesn’t mean you have to abandon Star Wars altogether. Not when ThinkGeek’s just revealed a wonderful kite collection full of X-Wings, Death Stars, and Droids.
Could a relationship between an astromech droid and an anthropomorphised articulated desk lamp ever really work? Debatable. But it’s worth a shot, because if it did, their offspring would be this fantastic R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp that ThinkGeek is now selling for $60.
If you’ve ever fantasized about stomping on Goombas, or rescuing Princess Zelda, you’re going to want this 8-bit Nintendo (or, Cleantendo) shower curtain from ThinkGeek that makes your morning routine feel more like a retro video game.
Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous creation is undoubtedly the Mona Lisa, but the artist was also a brilliant engineer who concocted endless contraptions including some formidable machines of war. This tiny trebuchet he designed won’t take down a castle, but it can almost certainly protect your desk from office supply…
Remember packing up your original Nintendo Entertainment System when your family visited relatives for a few days? You couldn’t possibly be expected to go a few days without Punch-Out!!, but it would have been a lot easier if you had an NES built into a backpack. It’s just too bad this one doesn’t actually play games.
We’re never able to catch a glimpse of what’s inside the bag that Chewbacca carried in the original Star Wars. Maybe it was full of tools? Or ammo? Or snacks? But you could stash all of the above in this Chewbacca shoulder bag that looks like it might actually be made from shaved Wookiees.
The marvels of modern mold-making have allowed us to turn food-safe silicone into an endless run of novel kitchen accessories. This includes oven mitts in every shape, size, and color, but few have to be as satisfying to use as chomping down on a hot baking sheet with a silicone T. Rex on your hand.
Yesterday we mistakingly declared that a bouquet of tiny dinosaurs was the best Valentine’s Day gift—we were wrong. If you really want someone to know you love them, or you’re sorry, or you’re trying to rule the galaxy, it’s better said with a bouquet of assorted Star Wars characters.