Do you drink cans of soda to keep motivated during the day at work? You could get up from your desk and walk over to the vending machine, but that requires too much effort. What you need is your own desktop soda vending machine.
Compact refrigerators are great for small spaces like a dorm room. They are also great for bars and garages where you want to hold cold beverages. These fridges are mostly boring metal or glass-door affairs. But Hammacher Schlemmer isn’t known for normal fare, and its little fridge is something different.
In a way, your cubicle or office is sort of like your own Fallout settlement. The biggest difference is that supermutants won’t come eat your coworkers, and there aren’t idiot NPCs banging on random stuff with hammers around the office.
If you want the best props and costumes possible, you better get some help from a movie effects artist like Frank Ippolito, who recently built a refrigerator that looks exactly like Han Solo frozen in carbonite.
When Jelssin needs to feel big and strong, he can reach for Juggernog tonight. Or any night. The PS4 owner and Call of Duty fan recently won a real-life replica of the Juggernog refrigerator from CoD’s Zombies mode, courtesy of Super-Gamer Builds.
If you have always wanted a droid to chill your drinks, you are in luck. This R2 unit won’t serve them to you, but it will keep a few drinks cool while you are playing Star Wars Battlefront, and this one won’t cost you $8,000 either.
When Daniel d’Entremont aka Mod Purist saw the FreezerBoy Game Boy fridge magnets, he asked himself the classic Maker’s Question: Why not? So he turned a mini fridge into a functioning Nintendo Game Boy.
Daniel’s Cold Boy is powered by a Raspberry Pi 2 running RetroPie, which means that it can emulate other old consoles as well.
Haier’s Aqua brand recently unveiled the lazy person’s astromech. It’s a life-size and remote controlled R2-D2 that doubles as a refrigerator. In Soviet Star Wars, drinks come to you.
The toy’s head also swivels and it emits Artoo’s trademark bleeps and bloops.
The last time we saw a fridge that looked like Han Solo frozen in carbonite it was a full size unit. If you liked the idea of that fridge, but wanted something smaller and cheaper, this is your ticket.
…and neither is that free machine that Handsome Jack promised to give to the citizens of Opportunity. That said, what 2K Games is offering in its Borderlands Handsome Jack Loot Contest is still pretty sweet and it could all be yours for free.
Craftster forum user BadWolf314 of Boise, ID is a Whovian and when her husband wanted his own soda machine for their home, she was more than happy to oblige in the form of a TARDIS so that it matched their movie room.
Do you sometimes forget to close your refrigerator door? Hamee has a geeky solution from a galaxy far, far away. Its R2-D2 Talking Fridge Gadget (R2-D2TFG) is meant to stay inside your fridge and will bleep if the fridge door is left open for some time.
If you want to give your kitchen a Nintendo theme, this Refrigerator Game Boy Decal is the way to start. This decal turns your boring and plain refrigerator into a not so portable gaming device – one that has Tetris on the screen.
My daughter had a birthday recently, and one of the things she received was a notebook of those paper punch-out dolls that you can put clothing on. They are all over the place and it seems I am constantly picking up little paper underwear from the floor.