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ThinkGeek SDCC ’15 collection brings Star Wars, Tesla, GOTG

ThinkGeek SDCC ’15 collection brings Star Wars, Tesla, GOTG

It's that time again - time to start diving in deep with the wide variety of product releases by device and accessory companies aiming to capitalize on the biggest comic book convention of the year. Today ThinkGeek is joining in on the fun with accessories from comic and cult-classic titles like Guardians of the Galaxy, Knight Rider, the Avengers, and Star Wars. You've already seen the Star Trek entry earlier this month. You'll also find an action figure beach towel to turn yourself into a Legend with big muscles and a trim bod.

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ThinkGeek celebrates International Sushi Day with Star Wars and Trek

ThinkGeek celebrates International Sushi Day with Star Wars and Trek

It's time for International Sushi Day, and as they're prone to do, ThinkGeek has made with the appropriate gear to mount up. This year's celebration of this rather fishy event is joined by one Star Trek-themed accessory and a couple from the Star Wars saga. First up is the Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set, complete with a wood sushi plate, chopsticks, and soy sauce dish. This is no simple affair - it's real wood and real metal - officially licensed by the folks behind the original Star Trek TV series.

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ThinkGeek is now being bought by GameStop

ThinkGeek is now being bought by GameStop

Last week the big news was that "alternative" mall retailer Hot Topic was buying ThinkGeek, the popular internet shop. Well, it turns out that the parent company of ThinkGeek, GeekNet, have had a change of heart, and will instead be selling to GameStop, one of the country's largest video game retailers. The reason for that change of heart? Money, of course. GameStop swooped in and outbid Hot Topic at the last minute, making an offer valued at $140 million.

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Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge builds floating castles

Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge builds floating castles

Sometimes you need to unplug and get away from the video games, smartphones, and tablets to do something in the real world like a board game. Board games are fun, but they usually have one thing in common, they are played on a flat fold out game board. ThinkGeek has rolled out a new game called Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge, and it has a game board unlike anything else out there.

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ThinkGeek April Fools’ toys again serve as viral testing ground

ThinkGeek April Fools’ toys again serve as viral testing ground

Today is the day in the technology reporting world where you mustn’t believe anything anyone tells you. Today, after all, is April Fools’ Day. One of the most consistently top-notch April Fools’ Day collections remains hearty today, that being ThinkGeek’s collection of oddities. In ThinkGeek’s collection we get not only a giggle, but a chance to see these unbelievable devices and toys turn real, as well.

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ThinkGeek and Scottevest unveil the Tropiformer Jacket

ThinkGeek and Scottevest unveil the Tropiformer Jacket

If you're a gadget loving technology fan, you've undoubtedly been getting ready for a vacation or a day away from the home or office and had to figure out how to pack all of the gadgets you need to take with you on the road and still have them handy. That can be very challenging because if you get a camera, a smartphone, and maybe an MP3 player stuffed in your pockets you might lose your pants. ThinkGeek has a new solution that makes it easy to take all of your stuff with you on the go.

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ThinkGeek offers PAX East 2013 exclusive Portal 2 turret and more

ThinkGeek offers PAX East 2013 exclusive Portal 2 turret and more

I'm a sucker for a lot of the geeky items they have at ThinkGeek. Some of my most favorite are the little collectible items that go along with video games such as Portal 2. Specifically, I've been rather enamored on several occasions by the replica turrets you can purchase from the game. If you're going to be on hand at the PAX East 2013 conference, you will have a chance to buy a couple conference exclusive geeky bits from ThinkGeek.

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Life-size HAL 9000 replica is $500 of pure geek nostalgia

Life-size HAL 9000 replica is $500 of pure geek nostalgia

If you're in the middle of outfitting your geeky man cave or evil lair as the case may be, ThinkGeek has what might be the perfect wall decoration for you. That is assuming you don't mind coughing up $500 on a geeky piece of wall art. Granted, this thing is a 100% accurate replica of the evil computer HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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