The World's Greatest Board Game Weighs 20 Pounds, and Is Back On Sale 

I realize that you’re not used to paying $115 for a board game, but you should make an exception for Gloomhaven. It’s Board Game Geek’s #1 board game ever, and is “astoundingly good” according to Ars Technica. Hell, it weighs 20 pounds! It was also a finalist in our recent board game Co-Op on The Inventory. If you…

Holy Crap, Drew Struzan Did Three Incredible Posters For the How To Train Your Dragon Trilogy

A franchise has to be pretty damn special to have a trilogy of Drew Struzan posters. There’s Star Wars (twice), Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, and maybe one or two others (such as Police Academy, if you can believe it). That’s quite the list—and now, you can add How to Train Your Dragon to it.

Alita: Battle Angel's Interactive Experience Puts You at the Heart of Iron City's Hottest Competition

One thing fans rarely get to do with their favorite movies is visit the actual sets. Mostly that’s because they were built in a far-off, secluded film studio and destroyed before the movie even came out. But the idea of making that experience possible for fans is one of the seeds that breathed life into Alita: Battle…

You Can Build These Analog Synthesizers Like Nintendo's Cardboard Labo Toys

If you’ve never played around with Teenage Engineering’s tiny synthesizers—like its iPod-sized Pocket Operators or the impressively-capable OP-1—you’re missing out on some fun, accessible ways to get into music. And the company is now expanding its Pocket Operators line with a series of new build-it-yourself modular…

Government Workers Turn to Craigslist to Pay Bills and Rent as Shutdown Wears On

If you search words like “shutdown” on Craigslist in any major city in the country right now, you’ll likely find increasingly desperate people. Roughly 800,000 government workers and countless contractors aren’t getting a paycheck right now. And the resulting classified ads one sign of the heavy toll the shutdown is…

Teach Your Kids to Build and Program a Computer With the Kano Kit, Now Just $69

The Kano Computer kit is a great teaching tool to show kids how computers are built and programmed, and at $69, it’s down to its best price ever. The kit includes a Raspberry Pi 3, a case, a keyboard, and all of the accessories you need to get started, plus stickers to accessorize the kit, and lots of bundled software…

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