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.
If you thought ED-209 from Robocop was big, he’s nothing compared to some of the huge robots in movies. I’m just hoping that life doesn’t imitate art, because if it does, the robot uprising is going to be full of massive robots.
Of course, some nerds will argue that Jaegers, AT-ATs, and the AMPs from Avatar are not technically robots, but let me ask you this: If a giant metal thing steps on you and flattens you like a pancake, does it really matter?
That’s no moon. That’s a planet destroying space station piloted by a kitten! The Star Wars Death Star Pet Cave is perfect for your small animal, whether it’s Kitty the Hutt or Grand Moff Barkin. This officially-licensed basketball-sized Death Star is just too adorable with your pet peering out from within, as if they are about to power up the weapon’s super lasers.
Warn your pet about the Dark Side first, because while it is cozy, it’s also very dark inside.
Simone Giertz is known for building some not so great robots. When not building crappy robots, she likes to do other weird and wonderful things. Take, for example, her latest project, in which she teamed up with William Osman to modify her tiny electric Citicar, aka Cheese Louise.
Cat people, are you looking for a new way to humiliate your kitty? Look no further than these vegetable hats from Japan. These are guaranteed to annoy your cat and make them hate you forever.
The cat hats come in six ridiculous styles, including corn, carrot, white radish, onion, tomato, and eggplant.
You know what they say, if you want some privacy in your house, the bathroom is your last refuge. Where else are you going to go to escape the family and get some peace. Some of us would live in the bathroom if we could.
Many of us are on the lookout for the impending robot uprising, but once you see this video of skiing robots falling on their butts, you may not be so worried. The footage comes from the Ski Robot Challenge in South Korea outside of PyeongChang.
Nintendo recently revealed that it’s giving Hollywood another chance to get Super Mario right with a full-length animated feature from Illumination Entertainment. It’s gotta be better than that first movie right? The bar is definitely set very low.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi really polarized fans. Whether you loved or hated it, most people would probably agree that there were a few great scenes, like the lightsaber battle in Snoke’s throne room for instance.
When I was a kid, solving a Rubik’s Cube was considered an extremely difficult task for most. These days, there are armies of kids who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in seconds. So now they’ve moved on to increasingly more complex cubes to add to the challenge.
Whenever Captain Jean-Luc Picard is stressed out by Q’s antics, or just keeping up with the Cardassians, he needs something to help him keep a clear head. His beverage of choice? Tea. Earl Grey. Hot. Now, you can enjoy the same delightfully soothing beverage as our favorite Starfleet captain does with this mug.
I particularly dig the LCARS graphics and the Next Generation font they used.
If you have already purchased the regular Monopoly game, plus all of the other endless versions of the game, you may want to try your hand at this new edition of the classic board game. The upcoming Monopoly: Cheaters Edition encourages players to do naughty things behind the other players’ backs.
Beyond the football game, commercials, and the halftime show, the Super Bowl is all about stuffing your face with everything possible. It’s a true American pastime. Well, now there is an accessory that will help in your quest for ultimate face-stuffing.
Elon Musk continues to make the world a better place. The latest way that he’s doing this? Flamethrowers. After weeks of teases, Elon Musk has confirmed that his tunnel-drilling company The Boring Company is selling a flamethrower for the likes of you and me.
There are 20,000 of these weapons for sale.
Much to the delight of fans, LEGO has been selling some nice big sets for a while now, so that nerds with disposable income can build some epic models. That said, I hold out the tiniest bit of hope that LEGO will turn Vladimir van Hoek’s full-size working Lord of the Rings pinball machine into a massive set we can buy.
I’m pretty good from the free throw line. Occasionally, I may even get nothing but net from full court, if I get lucky. But I’m not this good. Watch the guys from How Ridiculous take what should be an impossible 660-foot basketball shot, and make it look easy.
The only way to make a shot like this is to take advantage of a tall location like the towering Maletsunyane Falls in Lesotho, Africa.