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Blank Action Figures Let You Customise Your Own Superheroes

Unimpressed with the current crop of action figures on the shelves of your local toy store? Convinced you’ve come up with a better superheroine or hero? With some paint, magic markers, and maybe even a little modelling clay, you can now create your own action figure without having to pay for a 100,000-unit production run up front.


This Ball Machine Fakes Perpetual Motion As Long As The Sun Is Shining

Why is watching a marble snake its way around a twisty maze so mesmerising? Maybe it’s an allegory on the human condition as we all try to make our way through the world? What’s for certain is that they make for great desk toys, and as long as your office gets a bit of sun during the day, this one could — at least in theory — keep running until our local star eventually burns out.


A Newton's Cradle Stuck To Your Fridge Easily Bests Magnetic Poetry

It’s weird that the one room in your house where you’re constantly killing time waiting for the microwave to finish, or the stove to heat up, has the least number of distractions to keep you entertained. And a fridge covered in magnetic poetry (yawn) isn’t the answer, but a magnetic Newton’s Cradle hanging from the door certainly is.


Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Shower Curtain: Don't Worry, He Can't See

For those who love Star Wars so much they’re willing to get really, really intimate with their collectibles, here’s a Han Solo shower curtain depicting the hero frozen in carbonite so you can be completely naked next to your favourite character while you shower, and he won’t see a thing.


Firefly's Serenity Finally Gets The Detailed Cutaway Model It Deserves

For years there have been countless toys and models letting you take a peek inside ships like the Enterprise from Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. And now browncoat-wearing Firefly fans finally have a beautifully-detailed model of Serenity to put on their mantles as well — or just secretly play with while their family’s aren’t looking.


Walk All Over A Wookiee With A Chewbacca Rug

It’s been said it’s not wise to upset a Wookiee, but turning one of them into a rug, how could that possibly go wrong? You won’t find a more luxurious pelt in the galaxy, and unlike that gleaming white Wampa fur, you can spill all the Juri juice you want on this Chewbacca rug and no one will be the wiser.


'Tis The Season To Wear This Festive Batman Wreath Tee

Briefly: Does your office have a festive dress code for its Christmas party? Not a problem, just grab this $US20 Bat-wreath tee from ThinkGeek and you’ll easily pass muster. It sadly doesn’t light up — which is an absolute Bat-tragedy — but it’s still a wonderful take on holiday decor that lets you express your love of comic book heroes and pine boughs. [ThinkGeek]


A Super-Articulated Mario Figure Is Just What We Needed

Given the immense popularity of the Super Mario games and their countless spinoffs, you’d have thought that Nintendo would have been eager to get action figures of the characters into kids’ hands from day one. But it’s only recently that we’re finally seeing detailed and suitably articulated Mario figures that do justice to our favourite mustached plumber.


Roll A +18 Icing With This 20-Sided Die Cake Pan

What’s a rousing game of Dungeons & Dragons without a healthy supply of snacks at the ready? But since no one wants to venture into a dungeon full of mythical beasts with daintily decorated pastries, what you need are edible d20 dice made with this silicone mould from ThinkGeek.


Build Your Own Adorably Tiny Arcade Cabinet With This DIY Kit

If arcades were part of your childhood, you’ve probably yearned for a cabinet of your own for playing classics like Pac-Man or Galaga. The only downside is they’re not exactly portable, here’s a better solution. This arcade cabinet stands just eight inches tall, so you can carry it anywhere, and it uses a Raspberry Pi to run the MAME emulator, so you can install countless classic games.