I know, two lightsaber posts in a row – but I couldn’t resist posting this when I saw it. Yes, thanks to the gadget wizards at Japan’s Kotobukiya, we’re about to get chopsticks that not only look like lightsabers, but that actually light up.
Which is the sexiest lightsaber ever? Luke’s? Vader’s? Darth Maul’s? I reject that last one on principal, simply because it was in the prequels and the lightsaber battles sucked so bad. No, this custom double-bladed beauty right here is the sexiest ever as far as I’m concerned.
There are a lot of rare Star Wars collectibles that are worth money, but usually they are toys and costumes and the like. Some obscure items like this 1978 promotional poster you see here are also worth a lot for some reason.
PS3 owners have a new entertainment option available for download on their game console. The application should be good for some laughs because it is a streaming comedy application from Laugh Factory. If you’re not familiar with Laugh Factory, it has been a place where some the biggest comedians in the business have performed for three decades.
Scientists from Europe have created what they claim to be the world’s lightest material. The material is called Aerographite and is said to be 75 times lighter than styrofoam. The new material is also electrically conductive, highly compressible, and seriously black in color.
From the store that brought us the Zelda fireplace art comes another fake retro graphic. Add 18 square inches of mystery to your floor with the Secret Passage decal. It’s also perfect for hiding actual secret passages.
Although the Portal gun is quite hard to replicate, it’s balanced out by the fact that Chell’s costume is an ordinary jumpsuit. Thanks to NECA, now you don’t even need to make your own jumpsuit. Scientists have already noted that the jumpsuit will look stupid on you, but they should also note that you don’t care.
Passive speakers have come a long way since they started appearing, and I have to say that this one does look pretty appealing. It’s basically a solid hunk of wood, but it’s not too big to be unwieldy.
Nothing emphasizes a person’s lack of dental hygiene more than bad breath. Too maintain healthy teeth, gums and breath, dentists recommend that people brush their teeth twice a day for at least two minutes. But even then, there are some people in the world who either forget or don’t bother to set aside at least four minutes a day to care for their teeth.
Diets are tough. They’re especially hard if you’ve got a sweet tooth and a penchant for ice cream. But if you’re the type who gets on better with a support group, then you’ll definitely need the Virtual Fridge Lock.
Most girls I know avoid latex clothing with every inch of their souls, but here’s one dress some geeky girls might consider if it weren’t so expensive: the Star Wars Latex Dress. It’s every Star Wars fans’ dream dress, whether they’re female or male with a girlfriend who’s also a fan of the hit franchise.
Are you the hardcore military type? Are you out in the field so often doing special ops missions, that you feel more at home with military grade equipment than you do everyday objects? If so, you’ll want to check out the Andromeda Tactical Lamp.
Panasonic just unveiled a new mid-level Micro Four Third camera, the Lumix G DMC-G5. It’s the successor to the popular G3 and packs some cool new features. These kinds of cameras take impressive photos, while being easier to lug around than a full-sized DSLR.
Do you have a spare N64 controller laying around and collecting dust? Chances are you have at least two. Why not put them to good use and turn them into handy desk organizers. That’s what Graeme Abraham of GreenCüb has done here and it will make your desk look extra geeky.