If you ever played Dungeons & Dragons and came up against an Illithid or the feared Mind Flayer, you know what difficulty lies in defeating the beast. You don’t have to roll a 20-sided die to capture this Mind Flayer and mount its head to your wall.
Valentine’s Day is almost here, and if you have a Fallout fan in your life, this Modern Icons #7 Fallout T-51 Power Armor Statue will look fantastic on their desk. It’s ok if your Fallout fan likes Fallout 76, they probably still deserve a gift.
If you’ve ever wondered how blind people play tabletop and RPG games, here’s your answer. Braille dice. A lack of sight doesn’t have to keep you from enjoying a good game of D & D. These cool dice were created by Jack Berberette as part of his Dots RPG project, which is all about making tabletop gaming more inclusive to the blind.
If you suffer from sleep apnea, you know it’s no laughing matter, and can be a major health risk. Fortunately, CPAP machines can help keep your airway open while sleeping, and dramatically improve your quality of life.
Growing up in the 1970s, one of my earliest memories of an electronic toy had to be the Speak & Spell. This tablet-sized device helped many of us improve our spelling and vocabulary, playing word games using an early speech synthesizer.
It’s awesome to see people build big things with LEGO bricks. Chevrolet teamed up with students from the Oxford Community School’s First LEGO League, and Detroit’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary’s A World in Motion Program to unveil a full-size replica of the Silverado truck made entirely of LEGO bricks.
What you’re about to watch is either a James Cameron movie with a VERY low budget, or a bunch of LEGO minifigs made out of gallium and melted for fun. It’s actually the latter, and it is very fun to watch.
If there’s one critter that I think universally gives people the creeps, it’s the scorpion. While only a very small percentage are deadly enough to kill humans, they’re still pretty nasty looking creatures, and not the type of thing I’d want to run into while walking around the desert.
The Japanese are renowned food segregationists. This is where the Bento box comes from that keeps all your eats separate, yet together. If you like your foods not to touch, and are a fan of the space program, I might have just the ticket for you.
If you have kids or a fondness for Disney films you probably know that a live-action version of Aladdin is coming later this year. That means kids will be wanting to fly around on magic carpets, and who can blame them.
Have you ever wondered what cars might look like if you put the guys who design video game consoles in charge? Well, wonder no longer. Thanks to the guys at Jennings FordDirect, we now know exactly what game consoles would look like in automotive form.
If you’re a new parent and you want a terrifying scene for your home, try something like this Jaws inspired cot. This thing offers up a scene where a shark is eating your baby alive. It looks even more realistic when your baby is crying and just generally looking cranky.
One of the coolest things about Blade Runner was its future environment. And in that universe, we saw those cool floating advertising blimps. Sadly, these futuristic airships still haven’t become a reality, so it’s up to us to create them if we want them.