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It’s OK To Be Jealous of This Toddler’s Magnificent Star Wars Sandcrawler Toy Box

I always assumed I wasn’t the kind of person who’d be willing to take candy from a baby. A lollipop is easy to resist, but this epic toy box built to look like a miniature Star Wars Sandcrawler? Someone distract Matthew Regonini’s son so I can sneak this wonderful creation into my trunk. Read More >>

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Lego’s Latest Creator Expert Set is a Giant Rollercoaster

There seems to have been an influx of new Lego sets announced in the last few weeks. The most exciting, though, has got to be the latest Creator Expert set: a 4,124 piece roller coaster that's half a metre tall and nearly a metre wide. It's epic. Look: Read More >>

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I Hope This Kid Appreciates How Awesome His Custom-Made Star Wars AT-ST High Chair Is

What’s the age cutoff for using a high chair without looking super awkward? I’m hoping it falls somewhere just north of 40 so that I can retrace Matthew Regonini’s steps and build a larger version of this wonderful AT-ST high chair for use in my office. Read More >>

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This Tiny Replica Video Shop Offers Tiny ’90s Nostalgia

Ah, yes, the good old days. Where forgetting a movie on your coffee table could cost you, and a Blockbuster card was essential cultural currency. The days of the local video store may be long gone (well, mostly), but one prop creator has built the perfect memorial. Read More >>

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This Is The Desktop PC The Borg Would Use, Probably

The visual style of the Borg in Star Trek—with its protruding cables, dark metals, and monolithic sameness—is unmistakable, and has become, since the collective’s introduction in Star Trek: The Next Generation, iconic science fiction. They’re cool villains, and now you can merge your own technological uniqueness with theirs. Read More >>

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These are Keys, For a Keyboard

These matching Shishi and Orochi keys are direct replacements for the boringregular keycaps of any board that uses Cherry MX switches — if you're a mechanical keyboard enthusiast, or even a frequent typist, you'll definitely know what I'm talking about here. If you're theming your keyboard in the first place, you want to put in some effort, right? That's why they're hand-painted, too. Read More >>

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Should You Buy a Clicky or Silent Mechanical Keyboard?

It's the question that every PC nerd has asked themselves as they've been poring over online store listings: should I buy a mechanical keyboard with clicky tactile switches, or one with silent and linear keys? I compared two otherwise identical keyboards over a couple of weeks of gaming and typing to find my own personal favourite — and try to figure out why that was. Read More >>

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You Will Never Get Any Work Done on This Amazingly Distracting Ninja Turtles Origins Desk

Tom Spina Designs’ studio has made a name for itself crafting custom pieces of furniture that will satisfy almost any nerdy obsession. Remember that Star Wars Dewback sofa? It will go perfectly in your office alongside this custom Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles desk. Read More >>

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Star Wars’ Vintage Collection Returns, and More Toy News From Celebration

Hasbro’s Star Wars Celebration panel debuted some of the new figures for 2017 and 2018, including a brand-new Thrawn and a surprising fan poll winner from the Expanded Universe. However, the biggest and coolest news has to be the return of the beloved Vintage Collection. Read More >>

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10 Must-Have Stocking Fillers For The Geek in Your Life

So your boyfriend/girlfriend/child/uncle/aunt/parent/friend/next door neighbour/second cousin twice removed is a big ol' geek and therefore really hard to buy for, right? Perhaps they've already got everything they possibly could want and you have no idea what on earth you could buy them to fill that geeky void on Christmas Day. Or maybe you just want to treat yourself to something a bit quirky (hey, you deserve it). Never fear; I've done the hard work for you and scouted out 10 sure-fire winning stocking fillers for anybody with even a smidgen of love for geek culture. Even better? They're all under a tenner. Read More >>

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2016’s Must-Have DVDs and Blu-Rays For Any Discerning Geek

If there's one thing we can all agree on, is that there have been some truly amazing films and TV programmes this year. TV is becoming bigger and better than ever, with epics like Game of Thrones pulling in more viewers than most films at the box office. That doesn't mean that cinema is out there dying though; far from it. Comedy, action and adventure - all with a now-fashionable geek overtone - are thriving like never before, and there are so many titles from this year that you really shouldn't miss out on. Read More >>

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Iron Man’s Latest Suit of Armour Makes for an Amazing Action Figure

Tony Stark got an angular, updated look when Invincible Iron Man kicked off the “All-New, All-Different” Marvel universe last year—and while it looks pretty neat in the pages of the comics, it looks even better as an action figure. Read More >>

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This Spellbinding Star Map Will Make Your Inner Space Geek Drool

The men and women who came up with the 88 officially recognised constellations definitely had richer imaginations than I do. I don’t see animals, dragons and centaurs when I look at the night sky, and I’m generally okay with that. Still, when I came across this new celestial map, I got a small taste of the wonder the ancient Greeks must have felt gazing at the stars. Read More >>

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A Baby Buggy Magically Pops Out of This Carry-On Luggage

There’s no such thing as packing light when you’re travelling with kids. But a new carry-on suitcase not only has room for packing a baby’s travel necessities, there’s also a pop-out buggy seat hidden away inside it, leaving you with one less thing to drag through an airport. Read More >>

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You’re Going to Want to Play With This Goopy Modular Instrument

The surfaces of ROLI products practically beg you to touch them. Unlike the slappy, clicky keys or gorilla glass surfaces on most new tech, they’re coated in a responsive, almost fleshlike silicon rubber that’s at once alien and intuitive. So what are you waiting for? For the first time in the company’s history, the it’s made an instrument is decidedly not for musicians. Read More >>