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Tacopedia

$15.99 from Amazon »

My 28th of September has just started looking a whole lot brighter. That's the date Tacopedia will be released for shipping. Tacopedia is--and how is it possible no one thought of this before?--an encyclopedic tribute...

Tannus - Bike Tires That Never Go Flat

By: Tannus »

Why will you never get a flat if you put Tannus tires on your bike? Because Tannus tires don't got no air inside. Move over, Spandex. You've had a good run, but Micro Closed Cell Polymer Resin's about to dethrone you...

EVELO Electric Bicycles

$2,069 - $3,024 from Amazon »

One brother did it for his wife. The other brother did it for his country. Yevgeniy and Boris Mordkovich co-founded EVELO electric bicycles both to close the gap between cycling skill levels and to address the enormous...

Cubicle Warfare: 101 Office Traps and Pranks

$11.28 from Amazon »

The only thing worse about work than working is co-workers. Like the guy I seem to have started an ass war with after he left some anus chocolates on my desk and I countered with a pair of Manties. Today I got Shreddies....

Kraken D20 Die

$14.99 - $119.99 from Shapeways »

When he's not terrorizing Nordic ships The Kraken enjoys a good game of Skulls and Shackles. So when 3D artist Nvenom8 approached him with a merchandising opportunity, the behemoth beast of the sea wasn't just willing...

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Ninja Weapons

$13.67 from Amazon »

I guess ninja weapons have always been made out of everyday household items, it's just that the definition of an everyday household item isn't quite the same in contemporary America as it was in feudal Japan. So when...

4M Water Rocket Kit

$14.99 from Amazon »

I was as surprised as the people in this video (FF to 0:45) at how well the 4M Rocket lives up to its claims of blasting over 30 feet in the air. I didn't yelp like the lady filming but I did laugh at her and, as a result...

Pocket Shot Ultrafast Slingshot

Faster than a speeding bullet! Well...not really. But faster than a speeding steel slug firing out of any other slingshot. The Pocket Shot is a next gen slingshot. At least in terms of its rate of fire and multi-projectile...

What Pet Should I Get?

$10.09 from Amazon »

It seems Dr. Seuss recognized the quandary of choice long before Malcolm Gladwell and Jonah Lehrer started writing books about it. What Pet Should I Get? isn't just a brand new (i.e., newly published and previously unseen)...

Urban Warrior 1/4 Mile Potato Gun Cannon

$49.99 from Amazon »

I'm feeling 4th of July withdrawal. No more fireworks to blow up. But I remember potato guns from grade school, and even a giant homemade potato gun my high school physics teacher made that could shoot entire russets...

QR Cup Truth or Dare

$9.99 from Amazon »

These days, the word "party" means: booze; red cups; and everyone standing around looking at their phones. But rather than whinig about it, or trying to fight it, QR-Cups has done what any enterprising American company...

Risk: Game of Thrones Edition

$78.44 from Amazon »

Just when I thought the suspense couldn't get any worse...or the wait any longer...than it is just watching the kings, avengers, enterprisers, and power hungry on Game of Thrones the series fight to control Westeros....

Make: Electronics

$18.05 from Amazon »

What drew me to Charles Platt's Make: Electronics wasn't the title, the cover, or the reviews. It was a page from the book I saw in a Google Images search that shows a dude licking a 9V battery, alongside the suggestion...

MEAT: Everything You Need to Know

$29.21 from Amazon »

Rack of Lamb. Whole Shank Osso Bucco. Crown Pork Roast with Pineapple Bread Stuffing. It's not just beef it's all kinds of MEAT that are what's for dinner in Pat LaFrieda's full-color book of buying, butchering, cooking...

Cabin Porn

$21.78 from Amazon »

Straw, sticks, and bricks. You'll find them all throughout the pages of Cabin Porn, a forthcoming coffee table book from the folks behind the tumblr of the same name. Cabin Porn began as a photographic blog shared just...

Spikeball

$59 from Amazon »

Take a volleyball. Shrink it down and tie a patch of its net to a trampoline frame. No, not a big trampoline that your mama says will crack your skull open if you fall off, one of those little round ones people use to...

Guerilla Furniture Design

$14.25 from Amazon »

Guerilla Furniture Design author Will Holman believes you should never design anything you can't actually make (attn: Triton human gills, Zero Helicopter, 60% of all crowdfunding projects). The problem with that ethos...

Blitzball - Ultimate Backyard Baseball

$11.99 - $19.99 from Blitzball »

What makes Blitzball the ultimate in backyard baseball? I mean, in addition to the allusion to Final Fantasy? Curves and distance, say its creators. Times two. Check out the video and you won't just see Blitzballs fly...

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Silver Army Men

$195 - $235 from Silver Army Men »

The army men you played with as a kid? It's now even more justifiable to continue dinking around with them as an adult thanks to Silver Army Men, a collection of, yep, your favorite fearless action figures rendered in...

Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People

$9.05 from Amazon »

Call it a nightcap. Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People traces the after-hour activities of a bear, a few otters, a wort hog, and a hops wildebeest--you know, a brewery's typical staff--as they demonstrate how to...

Happier Camper HC1

$15,950 from Happier Camper »

While the HC1's $15K base price doesn't make me a Happier Camper, if my mama, or my sugar mama, were to purchase one on my behalf I would very happily camp around our country's best national parks and nude beaches all...

The Geeky Chef Cookbook

$14.89 from Amazon »

Cassandra Reeder isn't just so geeky that she geeks out cooking dishes inspired by Star Wars, Legend of Zelda, and Doctor Who in her free time, she's so geeky that she started a blog about it, and has now released an...

Dinner in the Sky

It's not quite a mile high, and the activity doesn't offer quite the same line of pleasure, but adventuresome foodies can still enjoy panoramic views and an orgasmic culinary experience dangling a hundred feet in the...

DIY Modular Lightsabers

$150 - $350 from Saber Forge »

You've seen Saber Forge's custom made lightsabers around here before. But now the company is taking to Kickstarter to give you the opportunity to do the custom making yourself. Their Adaptive Saber Parts (ASP) are an...

Defending Your Castle

$13.33 from Amazon »

While author William Gurstelle might use the word "castle" figuratively in his how-to book's title, he definitely means us to take the "defending" part at face value. The manual's full title is Defending Your Castle:...

Snake Eyes Yard Dice

$54.99 from Amazon »

Well, they're not polyhedral so these oversized dice probably won't add much to your roleplaying game night, but when the next big backyard Bunco fest or yooge Yahtzee extravaganza rolls around, the giant rollers will...

Goblin Deuce Double Barrel Paintball Gun

$89.95 from Goblin Paintball »

Goblin Paintball agrees with Arsenal Firearms: Why get a pistol with one barrel when you can get one with two. In Goblin's case, the double barrel pistol is the Deuce, an air cartridge issue that can launch a terrible...

Serenity Upwind Kayak & Canoe Sail Rig

$279.99 from Amazon »

You could kayak or canoe for exercise. Orrrr you could let the wind do most of the work for you--and save all the cash you were going to drop on a sailboat--with the Serenity Upwind kayak & canoe sail rig. The compact...

Oakes Design War Hammers

$59 - $395 from Etsy »

Ethan Oakes specializes in woodworking and weapon designs. Here you see both of his specialties in action with the Oakes Design line of war hammers. Some are made of hard woods, such as oak, and deemed battle-ready, while...

TRAK Folding Kayak

$3,399 from Amazon »

If campers can carry their houses on their backs (or at least have the Ecocapsule pulled by a unicorn), why shouldn't they be able to pack mule (or at least trunk-of-car mule their kayaks? TRAK's T-1600 is a performance...

Blodlaetere The Anglo-Saxon Seax

$2k from Etsy »

Blodlaetere is a broken-back seax an Anglo-Saxon warrior might have used to wreak havoc during the Viking Age. And knifemaker Matthew Berry has spared no detail in his hand forging of both its 19-1/4" blade, and the nearly...

Oh, the Places You'll Eff Up

$10.71 from Amazon »

Know someone who's about to graduate college? Stressing, lying awake at night thinking, Now what? For me it was business as usual. Chillin', mowwin', gamin' at my mama's house with my friend Cornelius. But then one day...

Rude Hand Gestures of the World

$9.11 from Amazon »

"Evolutionary anthropologists tell us that gesture is much older than speech." So begins Romana Lefevre's Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words. What follows? Pictures! Lots and lots of pictures!...

PlyFy DIY Wooden GoKart

$790 from Flatworks »

Pursuant to a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Flatworks is offering up pre-orders of its PlyFly gas-powered wooden go-kart kit to those who didn't get in on the crowdfunding backing....

Proper Etiquette for the Modern Degenerate

$17.51 from Amazon »

Are you the Grand Poobah of politically incorrect? Then I recommend sitting down for a session with Mr. Manners. Not to "fix" yourself into another sociopolitical drone, but to learn how to continue talking trash, playing...

The kidRunner

$1,200 from kidRunner »

Are you a runner...with kids? Kids you strap in a stroller and take jogging with you, even though months of doing this has hunched your back, rounded your shoulders, and generally F'd up your form? More importantly, have...

The Fetish Coloring Book (NSFW)

$9.95 from Amazon »

That's a nice strap-on you've got there, ma'am, but I think it could use a little more color....

Suspend - Abstract Jenga

$14.80 from Amazon »

If Jenga is Kermit, Suspend is Animal. If Jenga is Taylor Swift, Suspend is Bjork. If Jenga is an apple, Suspend is this apple. I think you get the drift. Suspend is a Jenga-like balancing game that takes the straightforward...

Steampunk Warrior Leather Armor

$700 from Etsy »

You say you dig steampunk culture, but do you dig it enough to live it? Like, when you receive the invitation to your golden boy cousin Dickie's wedding with the "Black Tie" designation stamped across it, do you head...

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

$9.63 from Amazon »

Sneaky and shady basically mean the same thing, but for some reason sneakiness manages to carry an air of charm, whereas shadiness makes everyone want to steer clear of the jackhole who will short you on his portion of...

GolfBoard

$6,500 from GolfBoard »

I'm sure serious, elitist golfers have long been wondering when their posh country clubs were going to figure out a way to incorporate skateboarding into their rolling 18 holes of pristine greens. Well, lads, this is...

Bruiser Gauntlet

Sold Out from Etsy »

Why throw your hat in the ring for the title of Most Badass Cosplayer when you can show up in Rawring Craft's Bruiser Gauntlet and just whack the shit out of anyone who disputes your claim to it? The sci-fi arm guard...

Alien LEGO Minifig

$17 from Etsy »

Brickheads in the LEGO Strip Club better watch out because this custom-made Alien LEGO minifig is on a rampage. It seems that taking out Jack Sparrow has only incensed him more (not that surprising). Now he's extra angry...

Cooking for Geeks

$21.68 from Amazon »

If you're going to geek out on something, I feel like the kitchen will produce the best returns. Example: Geeking out on cosplay and crafting the most badass Jabba the Hutt costume ever for San Diego Comic-Con probably...

Ghostbusters Playing Cards

$9.99 from Amazon »

Slime not included. Ghostbusters turns 30 this year, so who better to lose all your money to on poker night than the goofy mugs of Venkman, Spengler, Stantz, and Zeddemore? Even Louis Tully and Dana Barrett make appearances...

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book

$10.20 from Amazon »

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book is kind of like The Legend of Zelda in that you collect trinkets and clues along the way to help you reach the castle and discover the secret it holds at the end of your...

Triple Ninja Spike Bracelet

$18.51 from Amazon »

A dude wearing jewelry. It's a thin line to walk if you're not pierced or a rapper. Or married, I guess, though since I don't think of handcuffs as jewelry, I don't really think of a wedding ring as jewelry either. But...

Miniature Cinder Blocks

$10.99 - $42.99 from Mini Materials »

My new lady friend, She-Ra: Princess of Power, has a chinchilla named Albert (not as cool as a hedgehog, but way better than a chihuahua), so I was thinking of getting some of these miniature cinder blocks to build him...