movie fridge

Even fictional movie characters have to pop into the fridge every now and then for a snack. That’s why Roman Holiday (a film buff from London, not the Hepburn movie) made this crazy supercut clip of scenes featuring movie characters opening up the fridge to peer around inside.

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A Han Solo in carbonite fridge is cool, but not as cool as an R2-D2 fridge that rolls right over to deliver your drinks. It was designed by Haeir Asia’s Aqua brand and will be available for sale next year.

It’s the exact same size as R2-D2 and is detailed with lights and sounds. R2 holds about a dozen cans that he will happily deliver to you via remote control on whatever sail barge you happen to be lounging on at the time. No idea how much this will cost, but you can bet it’ll be pricey (but totally worth every penny).

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If carbonite is good enough to freeze Han Solo, than it has to be good enough to keep your drinks cold. This Star Wars Han Solo mini fridge is actually quite large given the fact that it can hold 18 cans of soda. It can also switch between settings to warm or cool food. If that wasn’t enough, it even has red LED lighting. There are two removable shelves and a top handle for easy carrying.

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Whoever won this $1,500 ebay listing really has a thing for Jurassic Park. It included around 300 Nintendo game cartridges and assorted Jurassic Park stuff like a laser disc of the movie.

Just in time for the new Jurassic World (Jurassic Park) movie that is coming out, you can have your very own refrigerator full of Snes Jurassic Park carts!! There are just about 300 Jurassic Park carts including a handful of CIB copies and a PAL version CIB. I will also include the schlue of other Jurassic Park games: gameboy CIB, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Sega Saturn CIB copies. Also have a CIB Jurassic Park 2 and sealed JP 2 for snes that will be included. And a laser disk movie for kicks and giggles. Fridge and Bacardi not included

Not including the fridge and the bottle of Bacardi was a real dealbreaker for me.

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If you’re aiming to make your refrigerator (or just about any metallic appliance in your kitchen) a bit more fantastical, then you should probably pick up this pack of Magical Unicorn Magnets from ThinkGeek. The magnet pack comes with three sheets of magnets, which include eight unicorns (because you can never have too many unicorns) as well as a whole mess of stars, clouds, candy, and yes, rainbows too.

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I have no talent for fancy food designs, but this Bocusini 3D food printer totally does—and it’s not just for restaurants. The Kickstarter aims to make this technology accessible to the masses with a price point that is a little more affordable than current alternatives.

With food cartridges filled with flavored marzipan, chocolate, or fudge (more options are on the way), the printer uses a heated extrusion head to heat up the ingredients and print creative designs. Used in collaboration with the Bocusini web platform, you can essentially create whatever you can imagine. It also works right out of the box.

They’re on track to surpass their goal early, and those who pledge for the system are expected to receive it in January 2016. If you already own a 3D printer, there’s no need to buy another. Team Bocusini is also offering “hacker” kits that allow you to retrofit several other 3D printers into food makers.

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ancient alien lunch

For the past 17 years, astronomers at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia were baffled by mysterious radio signals that would appear once or twice a year. The signals were known as Perytons (PDF), which are described as “millisecond-duration transients of terrestrial origin.” Scientists believed that lightning strikes and other atmospheric activity was the culprit.

Turns out it was the friggin’ lunch room microwave.

A recently upgraded receiver detected strong signals at 2.4 GHz within five kilometers of the telescope. They conculded that the interference only occurred when staffers opened the microwave door while their food was still heating.

In order to combat the ever increasing levels of digital noise, a new telescope named the Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is currently being built in a much more remote area. It will be completely free of radio signals, Wi-Fi and cellphone coverage. I guess staff will have to do with PB&Js from now on.

(The Guardian via The Verge / Image by Sean Fallon – That’s Nerdalicious)


Is Fizzics a gimmick or can it actually make your favorite beer even better? They claim that this table top gadget uses high-frequency sound waves and oscillation to enhance the flavor and create an “ultra-dense, long-lasting head”.

According to the Indiegogo campaign, it’s also portable, easy to clean, requires only a couple of AA batteries, and is compatible with all standard bottles, cans and growlers.

Fizzics is expected to retail for $199, but if you back the campaign early you can secure one for $119 with free shipping.

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This TARDIS snack cabinet was built by Whovian Craftster user BadWolf314 for her husband. He wanted a soda machine, but she did one better by making a snack cabinet shaped like the TARDIS for their movie room. It does soda, but she also managed to cram a microwave in there. Whichever Doctor shows up at their door, they’ll be sure to have the appropriate treat at the ready.

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r2d2 fridge

(via DP&F)