Star Trek III fans, here is your sidearm. This is a replica of the phaser used in The Search for Spock. The phaser is a combination of two replicas with a removable Type 1 cricket phaser and a Type 2 pistol grip.
I view birds as the foul demons that they are – ready to crap on my car as soon as I clean it, typically right on the door handle. I also harbor an unhealthy fear that one of those birds will crap on me.
Check out part one of this new instructional video series, in which The iBookGuy explains how computer and video game graphics worked back in the 1980s. If you love old games and old computers, you’ll enjoy this video.
A new company called Cultivate3D has developed a large format 3D printer that won’t devour your budget. The Beast has a 470 x 435 x 690mm (~18.5 x 17.1 x 27.2″) build area in a single extruder setup, and can be equipped with up to four extruders for faster printing.
Back in March, a version of Pacific Rim’s flying Kaiju Otachi turned up that wasn’t in flight mode. A new version of that Kaiju has landed as a 7-inch action figure that has its wings expanded and is taking flight.
Nintendo’s Amiibo line has been a big hit for the company so far, but a $50 (USD) device called Amiiqo could put a dent in their profits. It’s a shame, because Amiiqo does have legitimate and practical features.
Funko has added a full line of Harry Potter POP! Vinyl collectibles to its line and they are super cool. There are seven main characters from the franchise in the series, allowing you to act out your Harry Potter fantasies.
Amazon’s new Dash Button lets Prime members order a product with a press of a button. You can think of it as a convenient tool or maybe a depressing metaphor. Cloudstitch CTO Ted Benson thought of it as a way to track his baby’s sleeping and pooping habits.
Back in 2012 we checked out Pinokio, an attempt at making a real version of Pixar’s mascot Luxo Jr. Anodos’ upcoming robotic lamp also appears to have a playful personality, although its name and appearance make it much more creepy.
You can hang your keys on a plain hook or you can hang them like a rockstar. Which will you choose? To live like a rockstar obviously. All you have to do is get amped.
Just install one of these Jack Rack amp shaped key hangers in your home and you will be like 100x cooler.
This stained glass Claptrap lamp is pretty awesome. I don’t think it will be as annoying as the in-game version of Borderlands’ topheavy robot. At least I hope so. He will actually do something useful, like provide you with light.
Thanks to their RGB LEDs, Hand make’s Millennium Falcon and AT-AT lamps can shine in your favorite lightsaber color. Well, probably not the obscure ones like brown or bronze.
The lamps’ LEDs shine through the acrylic sheets, illuminating the carved design.
Here are some Star Wars collectibles I have not seen before. These aren’t your ordinary snow globes. They also happen to be Bluetooth speakers. May the snowstorm be with you.
They come in Darth Vader, Threepio and Artoo, and Stormtrooper versions.