It may still be a while before we see an adult Groot on screen again, but you can commemorate the life of Guardians of the Galaxy’s savior every time you take a sip of coffee with this excellent Groot ceramic mug.
Avengers: Infinity War is hitting theaters on April 27th here in the States, so we don’t have long to wait now. To celebrate the release of this major geek milestone, UK crochet designer Liz Ward created a crocheted Infinity Gauntlet.
In a recent episode of Make It Real from YouTube channel The Hacksmith, the crew built something pretty epic – a real-life version of Doomfist’s gauntlet from Overwatch. This thing is no joke. It weighs in at 45 pounds and packs approximately 2,600 pounds of pneumatic punching force.
Rubik’s Cubes are way too easy for today’s nerds to solve, what with their simple colors on each side and all, so we need to make things harder for them. People (and robots) are solving these puzzles in a couple of seconds now.
David Aguilar was born with an underdeveloped right arm. But he didn’t let that stand in his way, and he built himself an awesome prosthetic replacement using LEGO Technic parts. He has put a ton of time into it.
You may or may not be aware of this, but there is an entire market for miniature dollhouse sized things of all kinds. You can buy tiny food for your dollhouse dinner table, arcade cabinets, and much more.
Among Kaiju, Godzilla is still the creature to beat. But who’s got room in their house to keep a towering beast like him as a pet? What we need is a dog-sized monster that we can curl up with on the couch.
If you are a fan of robots, or just want to ingratiate yourself to them before they take over the world, check out Tiny Robots. Their shop is loaded with all kinds of cool robot accessories like pendants, earrings, bracelets, hair clips and other stuff with tiny robots on them.
Do you know a gamer who also knows their way around a set of kitchen knives? Then here’s a great gift idea. These fun wood cutting boards look just like classic 8-bit NES game cartridges.
They’re made by Etsy shop Cutting Boredom, who makes all kinds of fun and geeky cutting boards, kitchen towels, door mats, and more.
This Millennium Falcon bed may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts. This kids mom and dad made a few modifications themselves. Actually they built the whole thing. A guy going by the name Dericrw and his wife built this amazing Star Wars bedroom for their son, hoping that he would sleep in his own room for a change.
If you like a good puzzle, check out this video by Ryan Calme demonstrating all the steps required to open the extremely complicated puzzle box he built for his father. The box as a bit of everything thrown in: cyphers, enigmatic symbols, magnets, electronics, gears, hidden compartments, and more stuff to confound your mind.
Juliana Lepine makes all kinds of intricate figurines from clay, and it’s always a treat to watch her create new life out of nothing. She usually starts with a skeleton and builds the face right on top like a forensics genius.
Man, kids get all of the cool stuff. Check out this amazing AT-ST high chair that Matthew Regonini from Never Not Making built for his kid. I really wish it was acceptable for an adult to sit in a high chair.
Check out this crazy pink Jigglypuff Nintendo GameCube controller modded by a group of friends on social media. Buttons: Gotta mash ’em all. I want to say that’s it’s the cutest Gamecube controller I’ve ever seen, but I can’t tell a lie.
Do you have a big collection of LEGO minifigs? You could leave them hanging out on a shelf where they can easily be knocked over, or you could display them on one of these shelves designed specifically to keep their feet from sliding around.
I’ve always wanted to build my own Rube Goldberg machine. Sadly I lack the free time and the expertise, but maybe I could build a 2D version like this one day. Who am I kidding? This thing is way too sophisticated for me.