Thursday, April 9

Geek Week here at The Bean continues with a truly nerdy (but in a good way) website: I continue to see items from this little web shop highlighted again and again in magazines and online resources, so I thought I'd share with you. As for how it go started, the website explains:

ThinkGeek started as an idea. A simple idea to create and sell stuff that would appeal to the thousands of people out there who were on the front line and in the trenches as the Internet was forged. ThinkGeek started as a way to serve a market that was passionate about technology, from programmers, engineers, students, lovers of open source, to the masses that helped create the behind-the-scenes Internet culture.

This website has a little bit of everything. From beaker shaped coffee mugs to runaway alarm clocks, you can pretty much find anything here you never knew you needed. Some of my personal favorites:

Super Mario Bros. Wall Graphics, $69. Oh Lord, please do not let me ever have a son. If I do, Mr. Bean will probably insist we nerdify him early by decorating his nursery in this!
Titanium Spork, $8.99. When a white plastic just won't do for all those sporking wars you are busy with during office hours.
Monty Python Holy Grail Killer Rabbit Slippers, $34.99. Sometimes Isotoners just won't cut it.


mandyann said...

I love those wall graphics!!! Somehow I don't think they will fit in with our current decor. On my way to the site to look for other treasures, thanks!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I really could have used that grand spork yesterday during my taco bell lunch. :)

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