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You Don't Need To Know Maths To Read This Mathematician's Watch

Even if the mention of trigonometry, calculus or algebra gets your heart racing and your palms sweating, you still might appreciate this watch that demonstrates the first proposition in book one of Euclid’s Elements. Because even if you don’t know what that means, you can still look like you do, while still easily telling the time.


An Axe-Shaped Tea Strainer, Because Even Timber Cutters Need A Break

Despite Monty Python’s efforts to the contrary, timber cutters are still stereotyped as the roughest, toughest folks you’ll ever find in the forest. But who’s to say they don’t enjoy a spot of mid-afternoon tea? And what could be better suited to the task than this axe-shaped tea infuser?


7 Brilliant April Fools' Products We Hope Become Real One Day

Thanks to the hardworking folks at ThinkGeek, the absolute worst day of the year is once again made a little more bearable with a bunch of April Fools’ Day prank products that are all actually kind of awesome. And not only are ThinkGeek’s prank products remarkably convincing, they’re often very plausible.


Why Use The Fine China When You Have These Awesome Planetary Plates?

Back when Pluto had some status in our solar system, a handy way to remember the names of the planets was the ‘My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas’ mnemonic, where the first letter of each word represented each celestial orb. But it’s just confusing now that Pluto’s gone, so maybe a set of planet-themed plates might be a better learning tool.


You Wouldn't Like This Hulk When He's… Wet

Those ‘just add water and watch it grow’ toys have been a staple of kids for years now. But if you thought you outgrew such a childish novelty, ThinkGeek might change your mind with this wonderful desk toy that brings the Incredible Hulk to life with nothing but a container full of water.


A Whiteboard With A 3D Face Will Really Improve Office Doodles

Hilarious caricatures of bosses and uptight managers are a staple of any office. But unless you work in a design studio filled with artists, deciphering who a doodle is supposed to be can be tricky. Unless you’ve got this whiteboard featuring a 3D face relief that lets even number crunchers create erasable masterpieces.


The Best Of Toy Fair 2014

Imagine walking into the world’s biggest toy store except that everything you see is completely brand new — and you can’t buy any of it just yet. That’s exactly what covering Toy Fair — the toy industry’s annual trade show — is like. It’s a tantalising glimpse into what kids will be begging their parents for over the upcoming year, and we’ve sifted through all the hoopla to bring you the best of the best.


Building A Tetris Tower Is A Nightmare When The Game Board Is Hovering

Refusing to acknowledge that Tetris and Jenga are both incredibly challenging in their own rights, ThinkGeek has mashed the two of them up into a new game that has you stacking 3D tetromino-like pieces on a game board that actually hovers. Not even that crazy multi-level chess game in Star Trek seems this futuristic.


This Tiny Classic Arcade Is As Smart A Watch As You Need

You might think you need a watch that can check email, control your music, and even stay on top of Twitter updates, but you’ve been misled. ThinkGeek’s new Classic Arcade Wristwatch is all you really need strapped to your wrist, especially if you’re old enough to remember a time when beating a video game required a pocket full of quarters.


Pretty Up Your Muffin Top With A Geometric Mould

We’re already well aware that the muffin top is the irrefutable epitome of all that is good about muffins. But did you know that this marvel of modern culinary science can still be improved upon? Say hello to the geometric muffin mould.