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Star Wars Wampa Ice Scraper Mitt is winter genius

Star Wars Wampa Ice Scraper Mitt is winter genius

Did you ever wonder what became of the hand Luke chopped off that Wampa that wanted to eat him on the icy planet of Hoth? I like to imagine that fuzzy Wampa arm crawled around the icy planet like Michael Caine's mitt in the 80's flick "The Hand." Only the Wampa hand was nice and instead of trying to choke the life out of you, it would scrape the ice off your snow speeders windshield.

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ThinkGeek IdeaFactory can turn your geeky dreams into reality

ThinkGeek IdeaFactory can turn your geeky dreams into reality

If you have the world's most awesome idea for a geeky product that would be perfect on ThinkGeek, the company's new IdeaFactory will blow your mind. ThinkGeek has announced that it is launching a new program with the goal of allowing geeks to submit ideas for products with a chance of getting the product made and making some money. This may be the perfect chance for me to get my genius idea on the market- two words: bacon bra.

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Sonic Screwdriver remote is just what the Doctor ordered

Sonic Screwdriver remote is just what the Doctor ordered

If you're a fan of Doctor Who, be prepared to be greatly impressed by the latest geek toy from Think Geek. ThinkGeek has a new Sonic Screwdriver Programmable TV Remote that looks like the Mark VII Sonic Screwdriver used by one of the many Whos. The device is a universal remote control that allows you to control your home theater components using gestures.

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ThinkGeek Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s chair isn’t a prank

ThinkGeek Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s chair isn’t a prank

If you ever wanted to be Captain Kirk, you obviously need a captain's chair. Sure, you can craft your own from that metal folding chair your mom has since 1972 and a black Sharpie, but that won't get you any geek cred. What you need is to cough up to $24.99 and order ThinkGeek's new Star Trek Inflatable Captain's Chair.

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April Fools in the Tech World 2012 Round-up

April Fools in the Tech World 2012 Round-up

This year's April Fools 2012 Round-up contains some of the strangest notions yet, and as everyone knows at this time of year - some the the most promising concepts for our odd, odd future! Starting with of course Google's collection of such jokes - they've been on point with some of the most in-depth April 1st tricks for several years now, and we wouldn't want to deprive you of a single one of them. They start with an 8-Bit Google Maps - what else, of course! There's also Virgin Volcanic, Apple's patent of the rectangle, and Toshiba's announcement of several "Shapes" tablets which you can see in a lovely TV commercial below.

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Portal Gun replicas sale details revealed

Portal Gun replicas sale details revealed

There's a limited edition Portal Gun coming to your doorstep via ThinkGeek, all you fans of the fantastic cult classic game, and its the 1:1 replica you may never have known you've always needed. This gun is the same you've seen in the Portal Series in both the first and second editions, you being able here to toss some C batteries in, start it up, and blast some GLaDOS friendly sound effects and lights into the atmosphere at will. This Portal Gun replica is limited to 5000 pieces worldwide and has been announced for sale on the 18th of May by ThinkGeek today!

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ThinkGeek Iris 9000 Siri accessory is HAL’s nice sister

ThinkGeek Iris 9000 Siri accessory is HAL’s nice sister

If you are having fun with Siri on your iPhone 4S ThinkGeek is teasing with a new accessory that won't hit until April 18 of 2012 if all goes well. The device is called the Iris 9000 voice control module for iPhone and Siri. It looks like that glowing evil eye of HAL. The device will let you control Siri from across the room and is activated with a wireless remote.

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ThinkGeek has the geek Halloween gear you need

ThinkGeek has the geek Halloween gear you need

ThinkGeek always has your back when it comes to getting the weird and strange items you need for any holiday. For Halloween, which is only a couple weeks away now, ThinkGeek has some interesting offerings that you might like to get scary festive at your house or office. The most interesting things are the Plush Zombie slippers. I think these might be perfect for the premiere of the Walking Dead coming up this weekend too.

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Lightsaber tie tacks keep your tie in place

Lightsaber tie tacks keep your tie in place

If you are the geek sort that works in an environment where you have to wear pants and dress up with a tie, I am sorry for you. At least you can show how geeky you are with these wild tie tacks. The things look like little metal lightsabers. They are made of cast brass, but they look like pewter to me. I think the Sith Lord might have worn this to his Senate meetings.

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ThinkGeek Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick lands in December

ThinkGeek Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick lands in December

There are more Star Wars branded products out there than you can shake a stick at making many fans of the franchise angry that George Lucas pimps out our childhood memories to just about anyone. The place that makes some of the coolest licensed gear is ThinkGeek and I have yet to be disappointed by stuff that it offers. ThinkGeek has a new Star Wars item that is called the Star Wars Lightsaber Candlestick.

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ThinkGeek shows off Electronic Rock Guitar Bag

ThinkGeek shows off Electronic Rock Guitar Bag

ThinkGeek has some of the coolest geeky toys and wares around. Some of the stuff is a bit odd like that titanium straw we talked about a while back. For a while now ThinkGeek has also been offering shirts that have musical instruments on the front you can actually play. So far, you can jam to a guitar, keyboard, and drum shirt.

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Titanium drinking straw for the neurotic geek

Titanium drinking straw for the neurotic geek

I used to work with a woman that was weird. She had an unnatural fear of balloons and always brought her own straws to work. Apparently, she didn’t trust the balloons to not pop on her randomly and getting a straw out of a box was gross. What that woman needs is this titanium drinking straw. You can cram it into just about anything you want to drink from oranges to milk cartons.

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