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Star Trek Catan Looks More Fun than Tri-Dimensional Chess

Star Trek Catan Looks More Fun than Tri-Dimensional Chess
Fans of both Settlers of Catan and Star Trek can set their phasers to fun as they roll the dice in search of resources thanks to a mashup of both franchises in the Star Trek Catan board game. If you are sick of trading sheep for wood, this edition of the popular board game will be a breath of fresh air.

Freddy Krueger Action Figure: Sweet Dreams Ain’t Made of These

Freddy Krueger Action Figure: Sweet Dreams Ain’t Made of These
Any child of the ’80s who swore to their parents that they could watch A Nightmare on Elm Street and still sleep alone that night will remember the stark terror that Freddy evoked. You will also not forget the laments of your parents saying you would never watch another scary movie as you begged to sleep in their bed.
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Star Trek TOS Geeki Tikis: Beam Me Up a Drink, Scotty!

Star Trek TOS Geeki Tikis: Beam Me Up a Drink, Scotty!
If you’re like me, and love both Star Trek and tiki drinks, today is your lucky day. That’s because we can now buy this awesome set of Geeki Tiki tumblers inspired by The Original Series. The set of six officially-licensed 14oz.

Make Weird Sounds with This Virtual Voicebox

Make Weird Sounds with This Virtual Voicebox
Do you like to make strange sounds with your mouth? Well stop it. That’s annoying. Seriously though, you should at least let a computer do it for you. Thankfully, where there’s a will, there’s a way, and some mad genius has made an app which does just that. Developed by Neil Thapen, the interactive web app Pink Trombone simulates all of the key elements of the human vocal process.

Drink Some Beer, Develop Some Film with It

Drink Some Beer, Develop Some Film with It
Meet Dogfish Head SuperEIGHT, a Gose beer created in collaboration with Kodak. Why would Kodak be involved with beer you ask? Well, this beer has the perfect pH to develop film when you add some ingredients. If you happen to be in need of developing some Super 8 film, you can now drink and develop to your heart’s content.

Magnetic Nail Holder Protects Your Fingers

Magnetic Nail Holder Protects Your Fingers
How many times have you been hammering a nail into a piece of wood, only to miss and smack your finger? The pain from this action is the worst. It’s right up there with stepping on LEGO pieces.

This Mid-Century Modern Arcade Cabinet is Living Room Friendly

This Mid-Century Modern Arcade Cabinet is Living Room Friendly
If you’ve always wanted an arcade cabinet in your house, but your significant other doesn’t like the idea of an upright cabinet sitting in the corner of your living room, the solution is here. This handcrafted wood cocktail table style arcade machine will fit in nicely into any decor. NoQuarterArcade builds these sweet Mid-Century Modern style arcade tables which play a wide variety of classic arcade games.

Skull Fireplace Logs: S’mores, Anyone?

Skull Fireplace Logs: S’mores, Anyone?
Have nosey neighbors who like to snoop around your backyard? Why not scare them off by burning these awesome gas fireplace logs which look like charred human skulls? Myard makes these fantastically gruesome skulls using lava granules, heat-resistant ceramics, and a steel structure underneath.

ActivePuzzle Turns Puzzle Pieces into Robots

ActivePuzzle Turns Puzzle Pieces into Robots
If you’re looking for a new interactive robot toy for the kids, the ActivePuzzle looks like a fun one. It lets users build their own robots that can perform simple tasks or challenges simply by snapping together puzzle pieces. These interactive puzzle pieces can be pieced together to build fun robots, and your kids will learn some valuable STEM skills while they’re at it.

A Game of Thrones Catan: Boardgames are Coming

A Game of Thrones Catan: Boardgames are Coming
One of the most popular board games is Settlers of Catan. If you are a fan of Catan style games, and also love Game of Thrones, get your credit cards out. The game is called Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch and asks you to protect the wall and rise to the title of Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. It has essentially the same play mechanics as normal Catan, but with characters, locations, and themes inspired by George R.R.

Kiki’s Delivery Service Jigsaw Puzzle Forms a Bowl

Kiki’s Delivery Service Jigsaw Puzzle Forms a Bowl
I never saw Kiki’s Delivery Service, but fans of the Studio Ghibli animated film absolutely loved it. But even if you aren’t familiar with the movie, you will want this if you’re into jigsaw puzzles. This isn’t some flat puzzle you are used to seeing or a puzzle made out of foam that assembles into a building.

This Game Is Crap: Flushin’ Frenzy Toilet Plunging Game

This Game Is Crap: Flushin’ Frenzy Toilet Plunging Game
Man, what the hell is wrong is people today? The poop games for kids phenomenon just keeps right on trucking with Flushin’ Frenzy. Seriously, what toy exec says, “Just let them play with poop!”? I mean, I guess I would say that, but still. The objective of the game is simple.

Floating Astronaut Light: I Want My MTV

Floating Astronaut Light: I Want My MTV
Who says your desk lamp has to be boring? You could get an old school brass lamp that says “I’m lame,” or you could get this lamp that has a moon base and a floating astronaut that glows.

This Candle Looks and Smells Like a Bowl of Froot Loops

This Candle Looks and Smells Like a Bowl of Froot Loops
Fruit Loops. They’re magically delicious. Wait, that’s not right. They’rrrrrre great! No, that’s not it. Anyway, I don’t have to ask Toucan Sam to follow his nose to this Froot Loops cereal candle, because I can do that myself. This thing looks like a half-eaten bowl of cereal and smells just like Fruit Loops when you burn it.

LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie Set Is a Black and White Dreamboat

LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie Set Is a Black and White Dreamboat
LEGO moves fast. Last month, the LEGO Review Board greenlit two new LEGO Ideas sets as part of the Second 2018 Review Results. One was The Central Perk Coffee from Friends, the other was Steamboat Willie.

Samsung Space Monitor Saves Desk Space, Looks Great

Samsung Space Monitor Saves Desk Space, Looks Great
Computer users with small desks often wish they had more desk space. However, workspace can be hard to come by thanks to big computer displays and keyboards. Samsung now has a slick display called the Space Monitor.
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