If you are one of the hordes of fans of the hit summer flick Guardians of the Galaxy, you may have secretly wished you could get up close and personal Zoe Saldana, who plays Star-Lord’s green crush Gamora in the film.
Earlier this year, we saw a device that could make objects hover and move in three dimensions using ultrasonic waves. Richard Haberkern’s Ultrasonic Levitation Machine is a lot simpler than that device, but it’s affordable and does what it says on the tin.
Watch out Nendoroid Link, an equally cute hero is sneaking up on your territory. Launching this November, the Good Smile Company’s Solid Snake Nendoroid features the super spy as he appears in the PlayStation hit Metal Gear Solid.
LEGO fans get all tingly when Christmas time nears. Christmas is the perfect time to get all sorts of new building kits, and the holidays will be here before you know it. In the build up for holiday shopping, toys are released months before it’s cold and holiday-like in most parts of the world.
Gene Bransfield will make you think about securing your wireless networks the next time you see a cat with a collar. The security engineer has become famous for his goofy invention, the WarKitteh. Hidden in a cat collar, WarKitteh records Wi-Fi access points along with GPS data.
Aren’t you a little big for a stormtrooper? This one certainly isn’t your run-of-the-mill Empire cannon fodder. Made by Hidden Fortress, the 6″ tall Storm King Machine Mini Edition sees the foot soldier transformed into a badass giant robot.
Japanese toy maker Happinet has a series called Tsumikore, which consists of figurines that are on all fours. Aside from looking silly – or naughty – the figurines are posed that way to facilitate stacking. The company has released Tsumikore based on a baseball team, Gundam and Ghost in the Shell.
Game of Thrones fans who want to partake in an adult beverage (I suggest mead) during their favorite show need to get their hands on these. Each stein is a large 20oz. drinking mug with an embossed map of Westeros on its surface.
The Legend of Zelda is getting an officially licensed Monopoly cross over. But if you’d rather play a board game with Donkey Kong and Jumpman, check out Hernando Melo’s reskin of Chutes and Ladders featuring the 1981 arcade game.
This Fallout 3 PC case mod is ridiculously authentic looking. I mean sure, it’s not as portable as a Pip-Boy 3000, but still – it’s a pretty beautiful piece of nerd created gear in honor of a fantastic game.
Admit it. Sometimes, even when you’re in the bathroom, you’re thinking about how to get to the next level in a video game. And if that game happens to be Space Invaders, they can now join you in the loo while you sit and contemplate your strategy on the pot.