If you’re like me, and love both Star Trek and tiki drinks, today is your lucky day. That’s because we can now buy this awesome set of Geeki Tiki tumblers inspired by The Original Series.
The set of six officially-licensed 14oz.
French car maker Citroën is currently working on special glasses designed to help reduce motion sickness for passengers. Apparently, they can eliminate motion sickness while riding in a vehicle. Then you can remove them until your next trip or keep them on because you just can’t get enough ridicule.
Here’s how they supposedly work: They use four liquid-filled rings that simulate an artificial horizon so that the motions of the blue-dyed liquids seen by the wearer’s eyes match what their inner ear is detecting.
When you hear the term “augmented reality” most people think about Pokémon Go, but the truth is that augmented reality can be much cooler than catching Pikachu, and it has a lot more uses. It also doesn’t have to be limited to your phone screen.
We all know that it can be hard to resist taking shots when friends are around. This problem is compounded when the shot glass is a Borg cube, which makes resisting tequila futile.
This set of Star Trek inspired glasses includes four ten ounce glasses with prints of Earth, Vulcan, Romulus, and Qo’nos printed on them.
I’ve worn eyeglasses ever since I was a teenager. Back then, I was mostly walking around and attending school, and didn’t have to worry about night driving, using mobile devices, nor the gradual changes that would impact my vision as I got older.
Geek store Cognitive Surplus attracts chemistry buffs with a variety of glassware that are embossed with the molecular structure of the molecule(s) in the drink suited to each glass. There’s a glass for water, coffee, beer, wine and whiskey.
Combine your browser and this link to order the glasses.
Growing up, I had this set of Star Wars glasses that I got from Burger King or somewhere. They were awesome and were all I drank out of. Unfortunately, having a brother meant that he eventually broke them all.
This Planetary Glass Set celebrates the heavenly bodies in our solar system and lets you use them as drinking vessels. You get glasses that represent each of the planets in our solar system – the Sun and Pluto too.
Etsy shop Illumi-Nation makes plexiglass visors with futuristic laser-etched patterns that pop up when the built-in LEDs are powered up. Most of the visors have elaborate patterns, like the Iron Man-inspired one you see below, but the shop also has visors that don’t have any etching.
Console cowboys, riggers and laughing men can jack into Illumi-Nation’s Etsy shop to order the visors.
If you’re looking for a cheap and convenient way to dress like your favorite anime characters, hit up Etsy shop Akujin Corps. The shop sells a wide variety of plastic glasses inspired by various anime, including Gurren Lagann, Sailor Moon, Danganronpa and Kill la Kill.
Akujin Corps sells each pair for around $20 (USD) to $40.
We’ve seen Google Glass used to help blind people. Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) on the other hand are using Glass as well as other head-mounted displays to help deaf students learn. They call their project Signglasses.
Do your glasses slide down your nose when you get sweaty or if your face gets oily? Check out Nerdwax. It’s a beeswax-based solution that supposedly keeps your glasses on. Its efficacy will depend on how sweaty or oily you get, but inventor Don Hejny claims that he’s gone for an entire day on just one application of his product.
As you can see Nerdwax comes in a small tube, like a lip balm.
Some of my favorite games of all time are the original Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Now you can be reminded of these 16-bit SEGA classics every time you take a sip of your favorite beverage.
Are you looking to geek up your barware? These Star Trek Enterprise glasses are classy and elegant, whether you are serving Romulan ale, Saurian brandy, scotch, beer or soda. They actually look like set pieces that might have appeared in the original Trek movies.
Despite weighing as much as a proton and looking like I’ve been dead for six hours, I’ve only been to the hospital once. So I don’t know if doctors and nurses still have trouble with sticking syringes and other intravenous devices into patients.