At first glance, the Rinser Toothbrush looks normal, but its special feature lies in the built-in scoop that pushes water from your faucet upward so you essentially get a drinking spout to help rinse everything out. To just clean off the bristles without splashing yourself, simply let go of the fountain button to disable the scoop feature. Inventor Scott Amron of Amron Experimental also offers replaceable, detachable heads so you don't have to throw out the Rinser Brush wand. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a real-life Grumpy Cat cake.
The Death Star Waffle Maker isn't just for looks, as it's officially licensed and actually makes a tasty doughy breakfast treat. Expect great things of this battle station-like an absolutely delicious breakfast. Sing the Death Star theme song as you goose-step your way to the kitchen table, delivering a waffle made on a fully operational and armored space station. Get one here now. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of "The Pico" as Keurig K-Cup meets beer-making machine. This desktop device is basically a fully-automatic solution for brewing your own quality craft beers right from the comfort of home, thanks to the award-winning Zymatic brewer technology. It uses ready-to-brew PicoPaks ingredient kits - currently available from over 50 breweries - to brew you a fresh batch of beer in approximately 2-hours. Though you'll have to add 5-7 days to ferment a 5L mini-keg, it does give you the opportunity to enjoy a different beer every week with enough preparation. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Stargazers rejoice! Forget having to spend thousands renovating your home, simply install a "More Sky" window. Designed by architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia, this creation lets you view the sky by simply twisting and expanding, as their frame transforms from standard window into a unique space for relaxing. It works with existing types of windows for easy installation while being contoured for the human body. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The UltraFire 7W 300LM Pocket Torch is perfect for emergencies, and ensures that you'll never be stuck in the dark again, and you can pick one for just $3.24 shipped, today only, originally $9.99. It has a maximum 300-Lumens output brightness, and the adjustable focus only requires users to twist the head of the flashlight. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on test video and more information.
Priced at $8000, this R2-D2 mini fridge just might be the coolest, geekiest, as well as priciest Star Wars gadget yet. It comes equipped with authentic lights, sounds, movements, and a rechargeable battery good for 2-hours of continuous use. Users can steer it around the home or office using an included wireless remote. Sure, it can only hold 6 cans, but for the fanatic who has more than enough money burning a hole in their pocket, this is a must-have. Continue reading for a video showing what's actually inside the R2-D2 astromech droid.
The futuristic Altwork Station is specifically engineered to allow users to use their computer while standing, reclined, or even laying on their backs. How? It uses high-powered magnets to hold the crucial components - mousepad, keyboard and mouse - in "Focus" mode, so that they're not tumbling onto the floor. Customers can also choose from several color schemes as well as the desk material. Expect to shell out $5,900 for one when it hits stores. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
If price is no object, and survival is key, the Vivos Europa One underground bunker complex is exactly what you've been waiting for. Created by California entrepreneur Robert Vicino, this five-star shelter is located in the German village of Rothenstein. Each family will be provided with a private 2,500-square-foot apartment that can be fully-customized their own specifications. Whether it be a bedroom with giant displays to project the ocean, or a pool, theater and deluxe bathroom, anything is possible within reason. They will also have access to a hospital, several restaurants and a bakery. To ensure that everything runs smoothly, there are roadways, a wine cellar, prayer rooms, classrooms, a television station and a detention center within the complex. Interested families will first have to pay a base sum for their apartment, and then share of the costs for managing the complex (staff, maintenance, etc.). Continue reading for lots more pictures and information.
How about a modular floating home that's completely off-the-grid? Look no further than Floatwing. Designed by Portugal-based firm Friday, this live space can generate all of its annual energy needs over 6-months. The top-of-the-line model has a robust solar energy system, a wastewater treatment + mini supply water plant with advanced tertiary treatment and even stored fuel to achieve sustainability. There are two levels: the long floating deck, along with the accessible upper deck that doubles as its roof. Inside, there's floor-to-ceiling windows in the living, which is lined with wood, a full kitchen, heat pump, AC generator, barbecue, wine cellar, pellet stove for heat during winter, and up to three bedrooms. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Winter is coming, or at least for those living in the northern hemisphere, and there's no better time to cozy up for a good read. The room you see above could be mistaken for a spaceship that has just landed on Hoth, but it's just a cozy, wood-paneled reading room that can either be left as is, or filled with distractions, like a giant 100-inch OLED television. Continue reading for more book rooms that geeks would love.