Animate the Inanimate with Character Stickers

We do it every day, though mostly without thinking about it – we get angry at the stapler that mangled our presentation, or the phone when it can’t get a signal. We say we “love this coffee mug,” and sometimes we even imagine a face on the clock on the wall. It’s called...

Dippy Bird the Drinking Bird for a Nerd

These “Dippy Birds” have been around for years, and you can’t fool us – you’ve always wanted one. Now’s your chance! But do you understand how it works? Do you get the complex relationship between chemistry and physics that makes this simple heat engine operate? Is it a...

Become an Employee of Initech with The Office Space Kit

To: All New Employees From: Bill Lumbergh RE: Welcome to Initech Just a few things, mmmKay? First, welcome to the new office location of Initech. The rumors of the fire that burned down Initech v1.0 are just rumors, okay? We moved to this location as the company upsized its profitability and downsized its...

Finally a Way to Control Your Kid – Control-A-Kid Remote

What do you do when your television acts up? Yup, you get the remote and start pushing buttons. And what do you do when you your cable box goes wonky? Another remote control to the rescue. And what do you do when your children are out of control? That’s right: you get your Tazer! Just kidding (dang,...

Bubble Wrap Fans Rejoice

One of the single greatest gifts (and curses) to anyone who is a little anal retentive is bubble wrap. Sure it’s good for protecting packages, but the real joy is popping each and every bubble. You can’t let even one survive or your mission as bubble popper has failed. But what happens when you...

You Might Be a Geek, if You’ve Used a Slide Rule

Before the advent of the microprocessor geeks lived pretty boring lives. For one thing there was no WOW, and that of course meant people got a lot more done. But on the other hand doing pretty much everything was substantially slower. Want to look up some information? You had the robust Dewey Decimal System...

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