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Buy The One You Love A Long-Stemmed Yoda This Valentine’s Day

For the second year running, nerd paradise shopping website ThinkGeek is doing Star Wars bouquets for Valentine's Day, and this year's is exceptional. Read More >>

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Brilliant Space Invaders Backpack Straps a Miniature Arcade Cabinet to Your Back

Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. This Space Invaders-themed backpack only looks like a miniature replica of an arcade machine—it doesn’t actually let you play the classic video game that has you fending off alien invaders. But we’ll happily turn a blind eye to that oversight, because everything else about this pack is fantastic. Read More >>

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The Solar System Is Always Visible at Night With These Planetary String Lights

A stellar view of the night sky, including all of our celestial neighbours, is dependent on countless factors like light pollution, the weather, and even the time of year. But you can guarantee that all of the planets in our solar system are visible when you go stargazing with this planetary string light set created by ThinkGeek. Read More >>

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This NES Controller Notebook is the Perfect Place to Jot Down Cheat Codes

ThinkGeek’s timing could’ve been better with this 240-page notebook inspired by the NES console’s boxy controllers. It would have been the perfect place to write down level codes, cheats, or draw out maps to help you navigate Metroid’s endless caves and caverns — when you were eight years old. But hey, it’s never too late. Read More >>

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Cotton Bud Crossbow Lets You Help Friends With Their Hygiene From Across the Room

When your work requires you to be in an office and interact with other people, you owe it to your co-workers to keep up your personal hygiene. That includes ensuring you keep the insides of your ears neat and tidy, unless you want your co-workers to do it for you using a tiny cotton bud crossbow. (You don’t.) Read More >>

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Your Desk Deserves This Six-Inch-Tall Working Arcade

If you’ve got a hankering for some classic 16-bit arcade gaming, the internet is awash with tutorials on how to build your own machine that can emulate almost any game. But why waste your precious free time building, when for just $25 (£19.09) this tiny working arcade includes 300 titles that get you gaming right away? Read More >>

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Power-Up Your Walls With This Super Mario Bros. Level 1-1 Poster Set 

It’s considered to be one of the most perfectly designed video game levels of all time because it introduces players to new gameplay concepts without an instruction manual. And if you have fond memories of Super Mario Bros.’ Level 1-1 (who doesn’t?) you can now immortalise it on your wall. Read More >>

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You Don’t Need a Droid When You’ve Got Lightsaber Screwdrivers in Your Toolbox

R2-D2 and BB-8 have saved the day countless times in what will probably end up being a never-ending series of movies. But droids are an expensive companion, and you’ll never have to put up with any sass-talking from this set of lightsaber-handled screwdrivers. Read More >>

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A Clip-On Motorised Cat Tail is Your First Step to Becoming a Furry

For just under £25 ThinkGeek will now sell you an animatronic cat tail, powered by four AA batteries, that will contentedly swish back and forth as it hangs from the back of your trousers. You can pretend you’re buying it for cosplay reasons, or maybe for a Halloween costume, but deep down you know it’s really your first tentative step towards becoming a 'furry'. Read More >>

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R2-D2 Can Get You Out of Yet Another Hot Mess

Who knew that a rolling, beeping rubbish would one day be one of the greatest marketing tools man has ever known? There are more products based on R2-D2 that galaxies far, far away, and now that he’s an oven mitt, the plucky little droid can help you get out of yet another hot mess. Read More >>

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This Lamp Is the Offspring of R2-D2 and Pixar’s Luxo Jr.

Could a relationship between an astromech droid and an anthropomorphised articulated desk lamp ever really work? Debatable. But it’s worth a shot, because if it did, their offspring would be this fantastic R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp that ThinkGeek is now selling for $60. That's about £43, before you factor in shipping to the UK. Read More >>

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You’ll Probably Be Able to Buy ThinkGeek’s Clever April Fool’s Pranks Real Soon

April Fool’s Day is an insufferable nightmare. You should just spend the day hiding under your bed covers. There is a silver lining, though. ThinkGeek puts so much effort into its prank creations that they usually end up becoming real products before the year is out. Read More >>

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Nintendo Bathroom Curtain—Now You’re Playing With Shower

If you’ve ever fantasised about stomping on Goombas, or rescuing Princess Zelda, you’re going to want this 8-bit Nintendo (or, Cleantendo) shower curtain from ThinkGeek that makes your morning routine feel more like a retro video game. Read More >>

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No One Will Steal Your Sticky Notes When Your Desk Is Protected By a Catapult

Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous creation is undoubtedly the Mona Lisa, but the artist was also a brilliant engineer who concocted endless contraptions including some formidable machines of war. This tiny trebuchet he designed won’t take down a castle, but it can almost certainly protect your desk from office supply raiders. Read More >>

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A Wookiee Was Probably Shaved So You Could Have a Chewbacca Shoulder Bag

We’re never able to catch a glimpse of what’s inside the bag that Chewbacca carried in the original Star Wars. Maybe it was full of tools? Or ammo? Or snacks? But you could stash all of the above in this Chewbacca shoulder bag that looks like it might actually be made from shaved Wookiees. Read More >>