Etsy seller KaztielKrafts makes an adorable line of trinket boxes that draw inspiration from Ghostbusters, Firefly, The Neverending Story, Zelda, Sherlock and more.

Needless to say, these would be a fun place to store your jewelry—and most of them won’t break the bank. The ghost trap version above is only $16.50. Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

tardis kimono

We’ve seen the exploding TARDIS design from the Doctor Who episode The Pandorica Opens incorporated into everything from dresses to shoes, but this kimono variation may be my favorite. It’s also available in plus sizes!

Doctor Who Exploding TARDIS Kimono ($29-$39)

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With the rather appropriately named Whoa Board, you can transform any electro-luminescient (EL) material into a touch sensor! This open source and Arduino IDE compatible platform can easily be stitched into an item of clothing to make integrated EL paint, panels, tape, or wire touch/movement sensitive.

In other words, you can create a jacket that lights up as you move your arms, or pants that light up as you walk. There are even potential VR applications. Check out the project video below for more details. [click to continue…]


If you got swept up in the happy Chewbacca phenomenon, but have since recovered, you might be getting a little bored with that electronic mask you probably paid waaaay too much for. What to do, what to do…

The answer, of course, is to hack the crap out of it so that it will emit the sound of your choice. It’s actually pretty easy. All you need to do is swap out the original sound board for an Audio FX Sound Board loaded up with your favorite sounds. See how it’s done in the video below. [click to continue…]


Yesterday, I got to talk about Missha’s Minions line and today I get to talk about Sanrio’s favorite lazy egg, Gudetama.

Korean beauty brand Holika Holika has created a Lazy & Easy skin care and cosmetics collection featuring Gudetama and it’s all super cute. Cushion compacts, lip color, cleansers, sheet masks (one with Gudetama’s face!), even nail stickers. Gudetama goodness for everyone.

There are a few items that take the Lazy & Easy idea and put it into a product for those of us who need to do our routine on the go (trying to do all my steps at SDCC was a laughable idea). The one item I’m dying to try is the Gudetama Lazy & Easy all in one master essence. It’s a toner, serum, and essence in one product.

It’s all of your beauty and cuteness needs in one. I love it.

The Gudetama Lazy & Easy line can be found in the States at Memebox (which is a bit pricey) and Amazon. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]


Kate McKinnon’s Jillian Holtzmann character from Ghostbusters is highly cosplayable. If she’s on your list (or you just want some badass-looking glasses), you aren’t going to do any better in terms of accuracy than the Sterling 23 Spectre from O’Riginals Trading Co.

This is the second run of Spectres (the first sold out before the movie premiere) and they are available for pre-order now with shipping slated for November 15th 2016. Several color options are available, but if you’re looking for the authentic version you should probably jump on it quickly as the run will be limited.

Sterling 23 Spectre Glasses ($87)

(via Nerdist)

missha minions

During my squeefest over Kawaii Box yesterday, I mentioned that I’d fallen in love with Korean beauty items. One of the reasons I love KBeauty, aside from the results, is how cute so many of the products are.

A great example is this Missha x Minions collaboration. The collection consists of Magic Cushion Moisture, Magic Cushion Cover, Eye Colour Studio Mini in two color palettes, Cushion Lip Crayons in five different colors, and 3 different Flower Bouquet cleansing foams in maylily, iris, and cherry blossom.

The collection originates from South Korea, but it appears that you can find everything on eBay and Amazon. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]


Considering how much I love cute things from Japan (and everywhere else with impossibly cute things that you WANT), I’m completely smitten with a new subscription service called Kawaii Box.

Kawaii Box is a monthly subscription box filled with 10 – 12 super adorable Japanese and Korean products. Coin purses, bangle bracelets, bedazzling kits, candy, pencils (OMG I HAVE SUCH A CUTE PENCIL FIXATION) and more in a neat little box.

Needless to say, it’s one of my favorite new discoveries right along with my new KBeauty boxes (I’ll tell you about those soon).

Subscriptions start as low as $17.90 a month (with free worldwide shipping) and they make it easy to both subscribe and cancel. I put a few pictures of the kinds of items you can expect below. You gotta take a peek. [click to continue…]

The Phoenix Scarf Rises


We’ve featured the amazing scarves of Etsy seller Shovava in the past, but this new installment really grabbed our attention with its striking phoenix design.

You can get the Phoenix Scarf in cotton, silk or silk cashmere for prices that range from $56 to $170. Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

star wars cape

Star Wars.

Death Star.


I mean, come on.

Star Wars Death Star Reversible Women’s Hooded Cape ($69.99)