ThinkGeek is selling this beautiful set of 10 glasses, each bases of the appearance of a body from our solar system. There are eight planet glasses with a 10oz capacity, a 16oz glass for the Sun, and a 4oz one for poor old Pluto. Available for $49.99 from Think Geek.
A leading Twitter executive has mistakenly tweeted about plans to buy an unnamed company. It’s an embarrassing blunder, but it could have been worse. Anthony Noto, the company’s chief financial officer, posted a tweet that read: I still think we should buy them. He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 — we […]
Officials in London are considering turning part of a street into a lengthy trampoline to boost fitness and even cut down commuting times for pedestrians. An official document from Transport for London notes: The Bounceway will be the world’s longest urban trampoline. This iconic and inclusive new public space in the heart of London will […]
The dynamic nature of the traffic in GTA V means occasionally you’ll see a traffic jam or a collision and some angry NPC responses. But sometimes things spiral totally out of control. YouTube user Naswas says this video is of what happened when he left the room for a few minutes to get a snack. […]
ThinkGeek already sells Jedi, Sith and Chewbacca robes. Now it’s made one for wannabe Princess Leias. It’s modelled on her first appearance in A New Hope, though in this case wearing the hood up in reality replicates wearing the hood down in the movie as, yes, it comes with built-in hair buns! Available from ThinkGeek.
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day and today only, Amazon offers 66% off ($72.66) on The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Ultimate Media Collection, featuring the Shadow of Mordor video game on PS4 or Xbox One, the Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Editions on Blu-ray, and the J.R.R. Tolkien […]
There’s a longstanding tradition of the US president “pardoning” a turkey just before Thanksgiving. The official story is that the turkey industry randomly selects the lucky survivor. Now Nerdist has put together a video that shows the selection method is very different… and somewhat familiar.
Six astronauts from the US, Russia and Italy are now on board the International Space Station for the 42nd expedition of its type. And if that number rings a bell, you’re not alone, hence this celebratory poster from NASA:
Reddit user Fryd found this letter from Lego in a box from the 1970s while visiting his parents’ house. Sure makes a change to today’s Lego marketing…
A laser enthusiast has produced a watch that can fire 1,500 milliwatt beam capable of lighting matches and burning through plastic. Patrick Priebe, who has previously made a range of more traditional weapon housings with lasers, took around 40 hours to produce the watch. Pocket Lint reports that it can fire the laser for a […]
Another from the American Chemical Society’s informative videos, this one is perfectly timed for those of us who celebrate Thanksgiving…
A project on crowdfunding site indiegogo aims to put a phone charger and battery in a place that’s convenient for all pants-wearers: a belt and buckle. The XOO belt is a simple idea: there’s a flexible 2,100mAh battery built into the buckle, with a charging cable that magnetically attaches to the inside of the belt when […]