HP has come out with a compact inkjet printer called Tango that they are calling “the world’s first smart home printer.” Not only is it unique because HP also designed it to look like a book, but it comes with Alexa support built in.
This unique jigsaw puzzle is not for those who get frustrated with ordinary puzzles. Designed by artist Clemens Habicht, the 1000-piece Changing Colors jigsaw puzzle is printed with a lenticular lens to create an eye-catching iridescent sheen.
The ’70s and ’80s were a great time to grow up. We had all of the coolest movies and toys. The Lite Brite was just one of them. The idea was that you would punch plastic pegs through a dark background with lights behind it.
If You are a fan of Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest creations, you are going to love this. A recently released video shows off the evolution of his mechanical creatures, and there’s also a video of the new UMINAMI model he created this year.
I’m not a big fan of heights. I’m especially skittish around heights when I can see straight through to the ground below. One place I won’t be visiting any time soon is the newly remodeled Seattle Space Needle, which now has a rotating glass floor.
Some people play with action figures. Other people play with bugs. Ew! This guy plays with both. Double ew! This student in Osaka, Japan known as @ride_hero on Twitter has a very interesting hobby. He makes action figures out of insect and crab shells.
By now everyone has seen the videos of the Strandbeest kinetic sculptures walking the beach. Theo Jansen’s incredible walking creatures moves by using the power of the wind. It’s very impressive. Guess what? Now, you can build your own on a much smaller scale.
Looking for something truly different to decorate your home with? This Dinosaur Foot Waste Basket makes a nice statement in any room. That statement is, “I kill dinosaurs and this is my trophy.” It can also be a dragon foot because nobody knows the difference.
Get a good night’s sleep and dream that you are making a run at the Death Star with this awesome Star Wars X-Wing Twin Bookcase Bed. It’s based on the classic T-65 X-wing fighter, and all of the details are here, like carved thrust engines, laser cannons, and even a painted R2-D2 Astromech droid.
LEGO bricks can be used to create just about anything you can dream up. For instance, check out this sweet LEGO camera from Taiwan-based photographer and obvious LEGO genius Helen Sham. Some of you will know right away that it is a Hasselblad 503CX film camera, except that this one is created entirely of LEGO pieces.
Stormtroopers seem to break pretty easily, so it only makes sense that you’d make one out of porcelain, right? That’s exactly what artist Erifyli Tsavdari of Keramiki has done here with this cool desktop sculpture, inspired by the iconic white Stormtrooper’s helmet.
I’d never want to eat pizza in my bed because when pizza is in my hands I go all omnomnom and make a huge mess. I’d so get the sauce and random toppings all over the sheets, and wake up with pepperoni stuck to my face.
These days, there are luxury versions of everything. And such schmancy products usually come in rose gold color, which has been popular with the well-heeled for a little while now. Well, it looks like the rose gold craziness may have officially jumped the shark with this rose gold vermeil crazy straw from Tiffany & Co’s Everyday Objects collection.
Has work got you down? Is it too boring sitting at your cubicle, banging that keyboard and clicking that mouse all day long? I hear ya. Time to take a break and get creative. Mini Materials’ miniature cinder block building set is all you need to get a miniature construction site going at your desk.