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Expiration Date Calendar

Expiration Date Calendar

The dates on EXP CAL YYYY were scanned from expiration labels on food and medical products. Elizabeth Ward said it took her four years to find all 366 dates (Feb. 29 is included). It measures 27″x39″ and includes 50 sticky notes.

LEGO BTTF DeLorean

LEGO BTTF DeLorean

Travel back to the 80s with the official Back to the Future LEGO set. It comes with the DeLorean time machine, minifigs of Marty McFly and Doc Brown plus Marty’s hoverboard. The car has movable doors and wheels.

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Breaking Bad Bobblehead

Breaking Bad Bobblehead

He is the one who bobbles. This 6″ bobblehead doll of Walter White is from Mezco’s new line of Breaking Bad toys. He comes in a hazmat suit and his glasses are removable. Images taken by Nerdy Rotten Scoundrel.

Contra Action Figures

Contra Action Figures

Custom action figures of Bill and Lance from Konami’s classic run and gun game Contra. They were made by John Harmon, who imagined what Stallone and Schwarzenegger would look like if they starred in a Contra movie in the 80s.

Star Trek: I.D. Blu-ray Phaser Set

Star Trek: I.D. Blu-ray Phaser Set

This limited edition 3D Combo Blu-ray box set of Star Trek: Into Darkness comes with a life-size phaser replica. Made by Quantum Mechanix, the phaser’s barrel can be switched between stun and kill mode.

Black Knight Magnet

Black Knight Magnet

He moves for no man (or magnet). He is the legendary, the one and only, the divisible Black Knight! Place him on your fridge and watch as he tries to stop people from stealing your food. He will fail, but oh how he will try.

Shark Laser Pointer

Shark Laser Pointer

Make your presentations deadlier with ThinkGeek’s Shark With Frickin’ Laser Pointer. Sure, they’re not as awesome as actual sharks with laser beams on their heads, but you’re not actually Dr. Evil either.

Postick Stick-on Postcard

Postick Stick-on Postcard

Turn a photograph, a magazine cutout or pretty much anything into a postcard with Tatjana Buisson’s Postick. Its an adhesive label printed with the blanks you find at the back of postcards. Measures 5.7″ x 3.8″.

Hello My Name Is Rug

Hello My Name Is Rug

A furry and functional replica of the popular name tag. It’s available in blue and red on Hypebeast, but you can also get a black one directly from Second Lab. A perfect gift for anyone named Rug.

Periodic Table of Social Issues

Periodic Table of Social Issues

We’re not sure why you’d want to, but if you ever needed a comprehensive yet compact list of humanity’s ills, check out this table by UK-based art studio Dorothy. It tabulates “85 of the worst elements of humankind.”

Twinkind Personal Figurines

Twinkind Personal Figurines

Like Japan’s Omote Shashin Kan, German shop Twinkind uses a full body 3D scanner and a high quality 3D printer to make figurines of anyone – even pets. Sadly, aside from being expensive you’ll have to go to their shop to be scanned.

Daily Dishonesty

Daily Dishonesty

While most typographic posters are of inspirational or motivational quotes, Lauren Hom honors the little lies and excuses we make every now and then. Buy prints and merch on Society6. Find out how she makes them here.

Breaking Bad Minifig

Breaking Bad Minifig

Citizen Brick calls its minifigure the “Chemistry Enthusiast.” Word. We all know it’s based on The Danger, The One Who Knocks, Heisenberg: Walter White. Sadly it’s out of stock right now, though Fancy claims they have some for $25.

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Hibermate

Hibermate

The Hibermate is a sleep mask that comes with removable ear muffs. The mask itself has recessed areas so you won’t feel any pressure on your eyes, while the ear muffs block out up to 80dB of noise.

ModiBot DIY Action Figures

ModiBot DIY Action Figures

The LEGO of action figures. ModiBots are 3D-printed action figures with swappable parts and accessories. The goal is to have an infinitely expandable set that you can personalize and easily repair or replace.

Trophy Buffet

Trophy Buffet

We’re big fans of comical trophies, so we’re throwing our support behind Trophy Buffet. The shop makes plastic trophies for everyday achievements or events. Check out the trophies here. You can also order custom trophies.

Ziphius Aquatic Drone

Ziphius Aquatic Drone

Ziphius is an aquatic drone that is controlled with an Android or iOS device. It can swim up to 6mph for up to 1 hour per charge. It can send live video from its 720p camera to a mobile device up to 300ft. away.

Freeloader Child Carrier

Freeloader Child Carrier

The Freeloader is a compact and portable child carrier. It has a foldable hinge that can support kids up to 80lbs., an F1-inspired safety harness and comfortable straps similar to those found in hiking backpacks.

Twice The Vice Chocolates

Twice The Vice Chocolates

Twice The Vice are booze-infused chocolates. They come in packs with different themes, including ones that have whiskey-filled chocolates, ones with scotch, tequila and bourbon as well as sweet chick drinks.

GoT Board Game 2nd Ed.

GoT Board Game 2nd Ed.

If you’re a fan of the series or of board games, you owe it to yourself to play this awesome game. We mean it. Play as one of the six Houses in Westeros and vie for control in a supercharged version of Risk. More info here.

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Personalized Steak Branding Iron

Personalized Steak Branding Iron

Next time you grill, leave a message, let your loved ones know who to thank – or curse – with HomeWetBar’s branding iron. It comes with 52 letters and spaces. Our recommended phrase: “TASTES LIKE CHICKEN.”

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

There’s much to be said about thinking out of the box, but sometimes the best ideas are the simplest ones. Anthony Rubino Jr. compiled 101 inventions that required no expensive research or complex experimentation to develop.

Power Nap Pillow

Power Nap Pillow

Unless you add a cushion to your desk, Donkey Products’ disguised Power Nap pillow is the sneakiest way to take a few minutes of sleep at the office. Just don’t let the boss catch you dozing off. A great gift for workaholics.

Tactical BBQ Apron

Tactical BBQ Apron

Execute operation BBQ with this bad ass apron. It uses the MOLLE system to help you carry all the provisions you need to grill. It has a variety of pouches, utility loops and pockets, plus removable velcro patches at the front and back.

The Woodsman Gift Set

The Woodsman Gift Set

The Broquet company offers a variety of cool experience-based gift packages; the Woodsman collection encourages your favorite guy to swing that axe with a 16” hatchet, pigskin gloves, log carrier and rope. We like their MacGyver kit too.

The Caperon

The Caperon

Betabrand presents the most patriotic cookwear you’ll ever see. The Caperon is a star-spangled apron with a cape. It also has a spacious front pocket and a utensil holster. The perfect costume for whoever wields this spatula.

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