When Redditor PrionBacon and his fiancée met for the first time, the turn-based strategy series Fire Emblem proved to be their icebreaker. So for his proposal, he decided to present the engagement ring in a jewelry box that looks like the Fire Emblem, or at least the version that’s in the Nintendo 3DS game Fire Emblem: Awakening.
I liked Firefly when it was on the air, but I wasn’t a rabid fan like some people. If you find yourself in the latter category, check out this gigantic Serenity replica from QMx. This is the biggest Serenity replica it has made so far at 1:124 scale.
If you have a job where you need business cards sitting out on your desk at all times, you might have a lame and boring cardholder. It probably came from Walmart or Office Depot. You could have stolen it from your pal in the cubicle next door, but we won’t judge.
We all love Rocket Raccoon. He’s a tough little dude, though he doesn’t like to be called a raccoon. If you want to show your love for the little guy, there is no better way then to wear this Rocket Raccoon backpack.
Late last year we talked about the Cyberith Virtualizer, an omnidirectional treadmill and motion sensor for use with virtual reality devices like the Oculus Rift. After three prototypes, Cyberith is now raising funds on Kickstarter to finalize and produce commercial versions of their promising device.
If you are a big fan of comic books, you are probably familiar with ComiXology. The company allows you to purchase and download digital comic books rather than having to schlep down to the comic book store with the unwashed masses.
We’ve all seen movies and TV shows over the years that give us a glimpse at what life on Earth would be like if we lost all power and our electronics were inoperable. What you might not know is that in 2012, only a single week separated humanity from a potentially devastating solar event that might have made such a scenario reality.
A 17-year old maker named Alexander Maund designed and 3D printed a robot that just keeps on walkin’. But instead of anthropomorphic legs, Alexander’s robot has four short legs and looks more like a small bench.
Holy SDCC exclusive Batman! Is there any better way to celebrate 75 years of Batman, than with this LEGO Super Heroes: DC Comics San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile? I don’t think so.
Doc Brown’s Flux Capacitor made time travel possible in a DeLorean. Every geek knows what it is. That’s why the Flux Capacitor Car Charger was a good idea. Sadly, it was just one of ThinkGeek’s April Fool’s products this past April, and it was one of those fake items that every geek wants for real.
I really like my Pebble smartwatch and it’s ability to track my sleep patterns, but it is uncomfortable to wear at night. If you don’t like things on your wrist at night, typical sleep monitors might not be for you.
Conductive paint or conductive ink is lets you draw conductive traces, great for simple projects, mockups or even minor electronic repairs. You can easily order these materials from different manufacturers – such as Bare Conductive – but if you want to save money check out Brian McEvoy’s simple guide to making your own conductive paint.