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Tag: Geeky

My Talking Elcor Plushie: Sincerely: I Want One

My Talking Elcor Plushie: Sincerely: I Want One
This toy must have gone straight from April Fools’ joke to something that’s actually doable and profitable. Sanshee’s officially licensed My Talking Elcor plush sounds just like its video game counterpart: a cyborg Eeyore. In case…
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Star Wars BB-8 Droid Rolls into Real Life

Star Wars BB-8 Droid Rolls into Real Life
Sorry Artoo, but it seems like you’re not the most lovable droid anymore. When BB-8 was revealed in the first Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser, people’s reactions toward it were mixed. But the movie’s live…
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Borderlands Handsome Jack Loot Contest: Butt Stallion Not Included

Borderlands Handsome Jack Loot Contest: Butt Stallion Not Included
…and neither is that free machine that Handsome Jack promised to give to the citizens of Opportunity. That said, what 2K Games is offering in its Borderlands Handsome Jack Loot Contest is still pretty sweet and…
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Anovos Stormtrooper Costume: Attire of the Clones

Anovos Stormtrooper Costume: Attire of the Clones
Here come the boys in white. A few months after unveiling its snowtrooper costume, prop maker Anovos is accepting pre-orders for its officially licensed stormtrooper costume. Anovos referred to various official sources to recreate how it…
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Spanish Activists Use Holograms to Protest Anti-Protest Law: Holograms for Freedom

Spanish Activists Use Holograms to Protest Anti-Protest Law: Holograms for Freedom
On July 1, a ridiculous law in Spain will take effect. Insultingly called the Citizen Safety Law, the legislation forbids public demonstrations outside government buildings and other structures that “provide basic services” unless permitted by the…
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LEGO Titanic Set Concept Being Reviewed: Let’s Hope It Stays Afloat

LEGO Titanic Set Concept Being Reviewed: Let’s Hope It Stays Afloat
LEGO Ideas member Ssorg must feel like the king of the world these days. After nearly four years, his proposal for a set based on the infamous RMS Titanic has gathered the 10,000 crowd votes required…
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BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting

BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting
As part of its efforts to leverage its peer-to-peer protocol in more legitimate and profitable ways, BitTorrent is developing a web browser that will be more secure, stable and open. Currently under the name Project Maelstrom,…
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Life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster Statue: Age of Poverty

Life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster Statue: Age of Poverty
Beast Kingdom unveiled its LS-023 life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster figure on April Fools Day, but apparently the toymaker wasn’t kidding: this massive collectible is indeed for sale. It’s about 10ft. tall and weighs around 1500lb. Each…
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Avengers x Gillette Razors: The Best a Geek Can Get

Avengers x Gillette Razors: The Best a Geek Can Get
In what seems like a belated April Fools’ cross-promotion, Marvel and Gillette made four concepts for funny super-powered razors based on Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Thor. Iron Man’s razor is the only one that…
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Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children: The Rachel Project

Beeping Easter Eggs for Blind Children: The Rachel Project
In 2005, bomb technician David Hyche was looking for a way for his blind but fiercely independent 2-year-old daughter Rachel to participate in their church’s Easter Egg hunt. David read about the Blind Children’s Center’s beeping…
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Custom Pikachu & Sonic Crossover Amiibo: Gotta Go Catch ‘Em Both

Custom Pikachu & Sonic Crossover Amiibo: Gotta Go Catch ‘Em Both
Amiibo are frustratingly rare as it is, but many collectors and artists have taken to customizing Nintendo’s collectibles to make them even more distinctive. Joining this growing market is one of our favorite action modders John…
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Giant D20: Roll for Disaster

Giant D20: Roll for Disaster
Our latest oversized D20 sighting comes courtesy of Etsy shop Inner Geek Outer Beauty. Its giant D20 has a crazy 10″ diameter. But despite its imposing size the die is actually fragile because it’s made only…
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Play Pac-Man in Minecraft: Emulatorcraft

Play Pac-Man in Minecraft: Emulatorcraft
Back in 2011, a stop-motion animation of Pac-Man made in Minecraft blew my mind. And now we have a fully functioning replica of the classic arcade game, perfectly remade within the blocky sandbox game. Now I…
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TARS Cosplay: Walk Like a Bot

TARS Cosplay: Walk Like a Bot
We’ve featured LEGO enthusiast Iain Heath aka Ochre Jelly numerous times before, but this time we’re not sharing one of his MOCs. Iain made himself an awesome TARS costume for this year’s Emerald City Comic-Con. It…
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Star Trek Enterprise Access Point Casemod Goes Where No WAN Has Gone Before

Star Trek Enterprise Access Point Casemod Goes Where No WAN Has Gone Before
Christoph Kauch and Rol Schwarz found a way to hide their UniFi access point in plain sight. They mounted the device inside Revell’s scale model of the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek TV series. …
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DIY Raspberry Pi Cellphone: Brickphone 2.0

DIY Raspberry Pi Cellphone: Brickphone 2.0
We’ve seen a laptop and a tablet that are both powered by the Raspberry Pi. Tyler Spadgenske completes the gadget trinity with the Tyfone, a 2G cellphone based on the versatile computer. The Tyfone has a…
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