Make Wine, not War

The best way to defeat your enemy is to turn them into your friend. The best way to make friends is by sharing a great bottle of wine with them. You will drink and as the wine’s magic works on your grey matter, each of you will talk more and more and suddenly you will have forgotten… Read More →

USB Memory Brick Thumbdrives, How Cool!

Just about every geek out there spent his formative years building things with simple nubby plastic building bricks. They may later graduate to Erector sets, but then they branch out – carpentry, metal working, advanced nanorobotics using photolithography or positional diamondoid molecular manufacturing… but they almost always start with these venerable old bricks.

iPhone XStand

Stands above the rest If you’re an Apple fanbot (like so many of us are), you probably have a Mac desktop, a Macbook, and an iPhone, or at least two out of the three. Are we right? Of course we’re right. But while your computers are all sleek and shiny aluminum, your poor iPhone is just flat… Read More →

JuiceBar Portable Solar Charger

Despite it’s name, the JuiceBar is not the newest health drink franchise trend sweeping across the country. And it’s not a fruit-infused snackbar loaded with a full months supply of vitamin C. Instead, this JuiceBar is full of electronic gadget juice, also known as extra battery power – and it’s our favorite flavor.

Recreate the Battle of Hoth!

We have a tiny problem with the “recreation” of the Battle of Hoth that the fine folks at LEGO did for this product box. Do you see the issue? NO SNOW! Sure, there’s like this bluish-whitish thing going on, but it’s not snow. What kind of Hoth doesn’t have snow? That’s like having LEGO Florida without palm… Read More →

There's more than one way to defeat the Cube

Let’s face it, there are geeks out there who can’t defeat the Rubik’s Cube. We’ve been trying ever since the early 80s and still end up throwing the cube across the room in frustration. We get laughed at by our friends who have no problem solving a puzzle with 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 permutations. We sigh when we look at the… Read More →