Outline Montreal’s foam masks have LEDs and a small controller that makes the lights automatically pulse in time with nearby sound. These new designs feature an improved controller that reacts better to sound that’s loud or from a nearby source.
THE BEST Gifts
Hot Toys masterfully mimics Luke Skywalker’s appearance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The 11″ tall action figure comes with a hooded tunic, a poncho, Luke’s lightsaber, and a cane. The deluxe version adds a backpack, a porg and a “lightning rod.” Hmm.
Kodak keeps physical pictures alive with the Mini Shot. It’s a compact instant camera with a 10MP sensor and a 1.7″ LCD viewfinder. It prints one picture in 50s and makes up to 20 prints per charge. You can also use it to print photos from your mobile device.
Quartz claims that its insulated bottle can keep tap water 99.99% free from bacteria and other microorganisms. It has an LED under its cap that emits ultraviolet light to kill or deactivate nasty germs. The LED fires up every 4 hours, and lasts up to 3 months per charge.
Columbia Sportswear’s latest Star Wars fashions. The Echo Base collection consists of three jackets inspired by Luke, Leia and Han’s Hoth outerwear in The Empire Strikes Back. They are water-resistant and have Omni-Heat reflective insulation. Drops 12/8/17.
Every morning is a good morning when it starts with a bloody mary. Man Crates‘ wooden box comes packed with three tasty Demetri’s seasonings, pepperoni straws, bacon rim salt, Clamato, and a pair of durable Infinium plastic pilsner glasses. Just add vodka.
Looking for a gift for a Daft Punk fan? The robots’ online shop some reasonably-priced merchandise for the holiday. There’s a pair of glass helmet Christmas tree ornaments, a light-up snow globe and Pintrill pins. If you have the cash, there’s also a dope varsity jacket.
ArtStation is an online community for professional visual artists. The site has set up a publishing arm, and this is their first book. Project 77 features the dystopian sci-fi world of ArtStation member Martin Deschambault, enriched with short stories by Jeffrey Campbell.
“I’m sorry. You ate my cat.” Funko’s upcoming Supercute Plushie set will let you pet (or kick the crap out of) Dart the demodog without fear. Stranger Things’ ode to Gremlins is depicted as three nesting dolls: a 1″ pollywog, a 2″ slug and a 9″ demodog.
Etsy store NancysJars makes LED night lights out of old VHS tapes. You can customize the LEDs and the picture. The latter doesn’t have to be from a movie, but if it is the shop will do its best to use a tape of that movie to make the night light. It’s powered by AAA batteries.
Video game publishers want us to get hooked on loot boxes and microtransactions. But you can turn the tables and remove the RNG with ThinkGeek’s officially licensed Overwatch Loot Box cookie jar. As far as you’re concerned, every item inside can be Legendary.