Let’s take a trip down memory lane… back to, oh, say, 1998. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, but regardless, we all played laser tag with gusto. Now you can play it in your very own home!
OK, so obviously your old PCs can’t become a real sunset, at least not without some serious Harry Potter-style intervention. However, “Mauritian Sunset” is the name of this art installation where they put together a whole wall of old PCs and monitors to approximate a sunset.
These Encoder Rings are decorated with holes that represent a 64-character code rendered in binary. This is your big chance to wear sensitive data on your finger, since only geeks with great eyesight would ever have a chance of figuring out what was on there.
Ah, another ho-hum day on the job. You know, you get up, you put on your white battle armor, load up your E-11 battle rifle, and head out to work. But before you run out the door, don’t forget your lunchbox!
Just because your primary weapon is a lightsaber, young Jedi, doesn’t mean that you have to be an energy hog when you’re fighting back throngs of Stoormtroopers.
This amusing t-shirt from Ruby Red Design envisions an EnergyStar compliant galaxy far, far away.
LEGO artist extraordinaire Nathan Sawaya’s recent project is this super sweet LEGO skateboard. It’s actual size, and based on the close-up picture of the wheels I’m going to go out on a limb and say it’s not actually ride-able.
These cool necklaces feature a recycled computer key fused to a hand-cut glass tile. The perfect gift for the geeky girl in your life!
These beauts are handmade by Capitola Girl Jewelry. She sells them on Etsy for 29 bucks.
The 9 to 5 laptop sleeve protects and serves your laptop with a tightly buttoned shirt, colorful necktie, and pocket to hold your pens. A pocket protector is strictly optional and has to be purchased separately.
If you’ve been on the lookout for a colorful ‘bot to guard your desk, check out this cool handmade Slobot sculpture.
All of the Slobots made by crafter Slobot are handmade and one-of-a-kind, with no molds used.
Other than maybe one of those giant glitzy wresting belts, I can’t think of a more rockin’ thing to wear around your waist than one of these nifty retro video game belt buckles.
Handmade by artist Natalie Hutcheson (aka “HutchMe”), these metal buckles don imagery of famous icons of classic arcade games.
“Hyperlink” is a series of oversized yarn sculptures that depict our favorite handy friend, the hyperlink hand cursor.
There are four cursor sculptures in the series. They are rendered in three dimensions and made more colorful than we’re used to.
I’m a sucker for robots – and I love cool lamps. So when I saw these cool robotic sculptures that light up, I just had to write about them.
Handcrafted by Pennsylvania artist Toby Atticus Fraley, these robot sculptures are assembled from vintage found objects (aka “Junque”), and lovingly reconfigured by Fraley to form one-of-a-kind artworks.
This is what appears to be a vinyl record player in an unholy marriage with a handbag, rendering it ready and available to meet all your portable scratching needs. What’s interesting to me is that based on the photo I think there’s a good chance this thing actually works.
Looking for a really cool family heirloom? Look no further than these handmade pixel cross-stitch portraits.
For just $30 bucks, crafter Rubykhan will create a teensy, tiny pixelated cross-stitch likeness of you and a loved one (and Fido or Fluffy too).
I was tooling around over at Chicago’s Bucktown Arts Fest this past weekend, and thought to myself, what are the chances that I’ll actually stumble onto any good geeky crafts? But lo and behold, the first booth I step into had these great handmade robot ceramic cups.