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ThinkGeek’s website will shut down next month, but don’t panic

ThinkGeek’s website will shut down next month, but don’t panic

ThinkGeek, the online destination with a vast catalog of nerdy and otherwise unique items, will close its website next month, the company has announced. The products aren't disappearing, but will instead be made available under parent company GameStop's website in a dedicated ThinkGeek section. The company revealed all of the details ahead of the site's closure on July 2.

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Vulcan wireless earbuds are for Star Trek fans, not audiophiles

Vulcan wireless earbuds are for Star Trek fans, not audiophiles

ThinkGeek has launched a new product that'll only appeal to hardcore Star Trek fans: a pair of realistic Vulcan ear prosthesis attached to a pair of ordinary earbuds. At first glance, one may mistake the earbuds for a pair of old school hearing aids. When put on, though, the wearer appears to have a pair of long, pointy Vulcan ears.

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NES Classic restock: Where to buy and what to expect

NES Classic restock: Where to buy and what to expect

Tomorrow is a big day for Nintendo fans, as the NES Classic will be returning to store shelves after more than a year away. Nintendo is giving consumers a second chance to own the NES Classic, which was notoriously hard to come by during its initial retail run. It's probably going to be just as popular the second time around, so you'll definitely want to plan ahead if you want to get one.

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Official PlayStation Totaku figures are like Amiibo without the NFC

Official PlayStation Totaku figures are like Amiibo without the NFC

Fans of video game-related collectibles, be warned, there's a new range of figures coming to drain your wallet. ThinkGeek and its parent company GameStop have announced a line of officially licensed figures based on popular PlayStation game franchises, including PaRappa the Rapper, Crash Bandicoot, and God of War. Dubbed Totaku Collection, the figures are thankfully very affordable.

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SNES Classic in stock at ThinkGeek, but there’s a big catch

SNES Classic in stock at ThinkGeek, but there’s a big catch

Even though Nintendo promised to produce more SNES Classics than it did NES Classics, the retro mini-console has still be a difficult product to find. Seemingly sporadic restocks have sold out immediately across the board, making it nearly impossible to get one without lining up in front of a retail store and hoping you got there soon enough. What's an SNES Classic hunter supposed to do?

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SNES Classic Edition in stock at GameStop and ThinkGeek this week

SNES Classic Edition in stock at GameStop and ThinkGeek this week

Here's a bit of good news for those of you still looking for an SNES Classic Edition: the hot ticket mini console will be back in stock at GameStop and ThinkGeek this week. This is one of the first restocks we've heard about since launch, so perhaps this means that other retailers will soon get new stock of their own in? That remains to be seen, but if you want a chance at getting an SNES Classic Edition as soon as possible, it seems that GameStop and ThinkGeek are your best bets.

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NES Classic Edition available NOW from ThinkGeek (with details)

NES Classic Edition available NOW from ThinkGeek (with details)

The NES Classic Edition is again available from ThinkGeek this afternoon, starting immediately if not soon. This sale is from a collection of units apparently acquired by what GameStop describes as "one of the buying ninjas at GameStop" - whatever that means. They'll be selling these original boxed Nintendo-made real-deal NES Classic Edition consoles for a price that's not the original, yet not quite the mega-massive markup we've grown to expect from eBay.

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A select list of May the 4th Star Wars sales now live

A select list of May the 4th Star Wars sales now live

A bunch of Star Wars-themed events are taking place starting today, the 3rd of May, and last until the end of May the 4th (be with you). This is the ump-teenth time in a row that Star Wars has been celebrated on the 4th of May - back since the first Star Wars Geek heard those fabulous 6 words in that order. Fourth really sounds like Force - so let's use it to fill the bottomless pit of need for more Star Wars merchandise and special events, forever!

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These glowing Alien Xenomorph eggs should be in your Easter basket

These glowing Alien Xenomorph eggs should be in your Easter basket

Easter is nearly upon us, and with it comes some expected items -- annoying plastic grass, a last-minute snowstorm, and lots and lots of eggs. Boiled eggs. Colored eggs. Plastic eggs, real eggs. No matter which version you use, they'll probably be cute and colorful and maybe full of candy. It's all quite saccharine sweet, one might say. Why not make things interesting, then, by bringing some Xenomorphs to the party?

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Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit puts the Swiss Army knife to shame

Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit puts the Swiss Army knife to shame

There’s a new Millennium Falcon on the block, and it’s small enough to fit in your pocket. The Star Wars Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit is exactly what it sounds like — a multi-tool in the shape and style of the Millennium Falcon. With it, you can tweak and tinker small things: the loose screw on the kitchen cabinet, the little piece of plastic that keeps rattling in your car’s dash, and the phone battery that never pops out easily.

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NES Classic Edition in stock at ThinkGeek, but only for lottery winners

NES Classic Edition in stock at ThinkGeek, but only for lottery winners

The NES Classic Edition is, unsurprisingly, still very difficult to find. What little stock comes in at retailers around the US is quickly swept up by eager consumers (and savvy scalpers), but the folks over at ThinkGeek have a new approach to making sure everyone has a fair shot at getting one. The NES Classic Edition is in stock over at ThinkGeek, but in order to get one, you'll need to win a lottery first.

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Nebula glass set adds stunning space photos to every beverage

Nebula glass set adds stunning space photos to every beverage

It's difficult to find a unique mug or drinking glass; there's one for every sports team, one with every witty saving, amusing picture, and pithy platitude. Perhaps that makes the new Nebula Glass Set so special -- these black glasses feature stunning photos of space nebulas, ones that are both beautiful and arguably classy. The set is comprised of four glasses, each featuring a specific nebula spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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