In things I didn’t know I needed and am still not convinced I do, there’s Monitree (monitor + tree), a modular system for growing vining plants around the perimeter of your computer monitor. You know, to liven up your workspace with some greenery.
Do you know what your home has been missing? Bowler hat wall sconces. It’s kind of hard to believe you’ve gone this long without them. Thankfully, LDLED has you covered with these 12W bowler-inspired sconces (affiliate link).
Because there’s no birthday like a Star Wars birthday, Redditor jiggleyourpuffs96 (real mature!) went and crafted this very impressive Death Star trench run-inspired birthday cake. The whole thing is edible, too, except for the little plastic ships and their stands, which I wish I would have known before biting into one and losing a filling.
Because if you make it, somebody, somewhere, is going to buy it, VIVOUNITY has created the Phone Umbrella Suction Cup Stand (affiliate link), a device that acts as both a smartphone sunshade as well as a stand.
Because garage door buttons are boring and demand a futuristic improvement, Instructable user danthemakerman went and created detailed DIY instructions for taking your garage door button to the next level with a 2001: A Space Odyssey-inspired HAL 9000 upgrade.
What good is a robot servant if it can’t even peel your breakfast banana without smashing it to bits? With that in mind, researchers at the University of Tokyo’s ISI Laboratory have used AI to teach a pair of robotic hands how to delicately peel bananas.
What would make brass knuckles even more dangerous? If you added an axe! And that’s exactly what Etsy store TheExoticBladesShop did with this bearded axe/brass knuckle combo weapon. According to the store, it’s “a great bridesmaids gift, gift for brother, or gift for father,” but I suspect it’s an even greater gift for getting arrested.
Because Pokémon fans really like to immerse themselves in the franchise in every way possible (nothing wrong with that), Brando is selling an officially licensed wireless Pikachu mouse with a scroll wheel and ears that double as the mouse’s buttons.
Handcrafted in the style of vintage Kenner Star Wars toys, Retro Custom Art’s andytdesigns made this Spaceballs Pizza the Hutt action toy playset. Andy imagines the toy was made for a national Spaceballs x Pizza Hutt line of toys that were released to the public.
With the team colors and logos of six different NBA teams, these Pac-Man Entry Grade Model Kits are the perfect addition to any video game and sports fanatic’s collection. The models, being released by Bandai Namco this spring, require no paint or glue and can be assembled straight from the box.
Because if you can dream it, you can build it (at least with LEGO bricks), Riley of Youtube channel Brick Science wanted to build a tabletop flight simulator entirely out of LEGO. Something that would sit on the table, and you could move with functional controllers.
Master Yoda training Luke on Dagobah: it’s an iconic movie scene. And what better way to immortalize Luke’s struggle to gain control over the Force than with an official LEGO set? I can’t think of any.
Because who hasn’t dreamed of employing an alien butler, manufacturer of over-the-top home and garden decor Design Toscano has created the Roswell the Alien Butler Pedestal Table. It’s a small $109 pedestal table in the shape of an alien, perfect for holding your out-of-this-world cocktail while reading a book on alien conspiracy theories.
Because everyone has experienced the pain of stepping on a LEGO brick and cursing life itself, Matty Benedetto of Unnecessary Inventions has created the Suck It, a vacuum attachment that not only vacuums up the little plastic landmines but also sorts them based on size.
Designed to look almost identical to a Maxell UR90 cassette tape, the Maxchill Classic Cassette Tape Pool Float (affiliate link) from LÔTELI is perfect for floating around a pool reminiscing about all the mixtapes you used to make for girlfriends or boyfriends back in the ’80s and ’90s.