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Ssshhh Metal Gear, the Bioroids Might Snatch This Pillow

Ssshhh Metal Gear, the Bioroids Might Snatch This Pillow
Sprite Stitch forum member klammyq made the perfect sleeping companion for any Hideo Kojima fan: It took 26,000 stitches and almost two years for klammyq to finish the Snatcher themed pillow. Meanwhile, it’s been almost 22 years since Kojima made the cyberpunk game.

Knitted Dissected Animals Prepare Kids for Bio 101

Knitted Dissected Animals Prepare Kids for Bio 101
Ah, Biology 101. We may be from different nations and cultures, but I’m sure those of us who have gone through that class share very similar experiences: The fear. The excitement. The jumping, twitching animals. The smell.

Action Comics No.1 Sold for $1 Million: This is How Geeks Roll

Action Comics No.1 Sold for $1 Million: This is How Geeks Roll
Proving that geeks can drop dough like a rock star or rapper, this Monday someone bought a copy of the first issue of Action Comics – in which Superman made his first appearance – for $1,000,000 (USD).

Piece of Glass Staircase From Apple Store Auctioned Off on Ebay

Piece of Glass Staircase From Apple Store Auctioned Off on Ebay
In a ridiculous attempt to cash in on fanboyism, eBay seller heylookitskibbe tried to auction off a piece of the spiral glass staircase from the Apple store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. One glass stair. Check that: one cracked glass stair.

Vacuum Cleaner Museum: a Place for Things That Suck

Vacuum Cleaner Museum: a Place for Things That Suck
He’s not the Godfather of Soul, but Nottingham, England’s own James Brown is a bit popular as well, not as an artist but as a geek. You see, Brown collects vacuum cleaners. The 30-year old Brown has been collecting Roomba’s ancestors since he was eight years old, when he found one in the trash, and was insanely pumped up that the machine roared to life when he plugged it in at home.

On Ebay: Nintendo Cereal System Sealed While Fresh!

On Ebay: Nintendo Cereal System Sealed While Fresh!
…but it’s definitely not fresh anymore, because it was made in 1988. It really is sealed though, and contains two types of cereals – Super Mario and Zelda – which you would be wise to not eat.

Thanks Shirt, I’Ll Never Look at Plugs and Sockets the Same Way Again

Thanks Shirt, I’Ll Never Look at Plugs and Sockets the Same Way Again
I know that the analogy isn’t that hard to imagine, but I had avoided thinking of it until this nameless shirt came along. So I’ll defile your minds as well! What was seen, cannot be unseen.

Superplexus Vortex Puzzle Makes My Head Spin

Superplexus Vortex Puzzle Makes My Head Spin
As its name implies, the Superplexus Vortex is a super-sized version of the Perplexus, a plastic spherical maze. The Superplexus Vortex not only has a catchy name, the mere sight of it is probably enough to make a drunk man vomit.

Workaholic Pillow Lets You Sleep on the Job

Workaholic Pillow Lets You Sleep on the Job
…as long as your job involves reading Chinese books, that is. Otherwise it will only get you into trouble at work. It would have been better if the pillow was detachable, so you could take a nap behind the book cover.

Warcraft Invades Our World With Wow Plush Pets

Warcraft Invades Our World With Wow Plush Pets
Blizzard will soon unleash cute plush pets for World of Warcraft fans, starting with the Wind Rider Cub and Gryphon Hatchling. Each adorable widdle monster will come with a special code that will unlock its virtual, non-combat, account-bound equivalent.

8-Bit Dynamic Life Shirts: You Are My Potion

8-Bit Dynamic Life Shirts: You Are My Potion
Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and what better way for us geeks to show our love than with another geeky shirt? But the 8-bit Dynamic Life shirt isn’t just any geek shirt; it’s specially made to show your loved one that you’re more alive with them around.

Darth Vader Ralph Mcquarrie Concept Helmet: Force Scowl

Darth Vader Ralph Mcquarrie Concept Helmet: Force Scowl
Science fiction fans know the name Ralph McQuarrie. The illustrator and designer has contributed to the look of some of the most popular films and TV series, including Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., and the big one: the original Star Wars trilogy.

Best Gamer Shirt Ever?

Best Gamer Shirt Ever?
Introducing the world’s first two-player video game controller! Experience the best feedback and interactivity ever! And it’s a shirt too.

Sportpong: Tennis + Football + Nerds

Sportpong: Tennis + Football + Nerds
Sportpong is a Nintendo-like take on the classic game, requiring physical movement to block or hit a virtual ball. But instead of using their hands, players put on paddles in the form of reflectors on each feet and play on a projected field.

Cosfail: Cosplay Gone Wrong

Cosfail: Cosplay Gone Wrong
Graphic designer/illustrator/geek Reis O’ Brien has a very funny photoset on his Flickr page featuring funny cosplayers, action figures, drawings and other images. Let’s look at the cosfailers; the fact that these are real people and not drawings makes them doubly amusing.

Peace Between the Empire and the Rebels was Brought About by… Canned Tuna?

Peace Between the Empire and the Rebels was Brought About by… Canned Tuna?
In a galaxy far, far away, tuna proved more powerful than any Force. It brought peace and joy to all. Enemies put down their lightsabers and sat down to enjoy a meal together. There was much dancing and posing and who the hell is that dude in the back supposed to be?