For those of us who celebrate Christmas, the distinctly non-techie icons of the season have stood the test of time despite the forward march of digital culture. However, one inventive designer came up with a way to merge science fiction aesthetics with the upcoming holiday, resulting in one bad-ass Santa Claus.
This vintage gold LEGO brick would really be the crown jewel in any LEGO fan's collection. Not only is it 25.65g of 14-karat gold, but it also has a story behind it, and for any LEGO lover that equals "want."
What gift is more fun than one that brings a smile to both baby and adult alike? It is in this spirit that we present these 15 gifts for the tiniest geek on your list.
Anyone who has ever owned an aquarium full of fish knows that they aren't the low maintenance pets everyone thinks they are. But now, for the truly lazy would-be pet owner, it appears the age of realistic robotic pets as depicted in Blade Runner has finally arrived.
Merchandising important franchises can have its moments of levity. This is one of those moments. Toy designer Jason Geyer strikes back with more failed merchandise concepts from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
It may be awhile before those sinister robotic drones become affordable for the rest of us, but in the meantime we can practice with other, slightly menacing remote-controlled floating devices. The Space Ball is just such a device, allowing you to control a tiny flying Death Star of your own.
If you're sick of your kid borrowing your iPad or Galaxy Note whenever they want to do some kiddie stuff, perhaps it's time to get them their own tablet. Toys"R"Us has recognized this opening, and has introduced the Tabeo just for the younger set.
Rubik's Cubes are loads of fun, but near impossible for puzzle-solvers who can't see the colors that make up each of the sides. So, how do you translate the way the puzzle plays?
The more we understand the fundamentals of electronics, the easier it becomes to marry their myriad functions into imaginative designs. A Japanese tinkerer took this notion to the extreme with a construction kit that makes creating gadgets both a game and an art project in one.
Continuing our week of adorable overload is another set of extremely minimal Lego creations. Look at that cute little Batwing — it's just waiting for you to scoop it up and put it in your pocket.