Get ready to go "old school" because retro robots are back! Loved by kiddos for generations, the truth is that robots never went out of style — and they are definitely a hot trend once again. From room decor to back-to-school supplies, ch-ch-check out these robotastic finds lil kids will love.
Yesterday, the Boy Scouts of America announced a new badge: robotics! Scouts must learn the fundamentals of programming a robot, how they move, and build one of their own (among other things) in order to earn this badge. While this could be the most adorably geeky badge ever, there are others that rank high in the "nerd" category as well. See what they are in this slideshow!
Turn back the hands of time with a room decorated with retro robots! The tin toys that were standard playthings for dad and grandpa are making a comeback in nurseries and children's bedrooms. Popularized by the 1960's hit show Lost in Space, the windup toys are becoming popular prints on pillows, wallpaper, and bedding. Check out my picks!
But taking a cruise around the rest of Beepart's shop, I found a treasure trove of vinyl goodness that you can adhere to your walls, your laptop, even your Trapper Keeper. I've picked out some of my faves in the retro geek/robot categories below. Check them out, and I dare you to try to not click "Buy."
Tis the season to go shopping, fa la la la . . . well, you know how it goes. Now that you're gearing up to cross off a few names on your holiday shopping list, might I suggest going 100 percent geek and covering your gifts in some nerd-friendly wrapping paper? I can't guarantee that the recipient will appreciate the nod to robots and aliens, but hey — it's the thought that counts, right?
Phones, TVs, and anything from Apple keep getting smaller, but many of us have a place in our hearts for those boxy tech goods of yesteryear. I've rounded up some products that are masquerading as vintage but are purely modern. Take a look through the gallery and let us know if you'd love it or leave it!
The photos tell a touching story of Wall-E mistaking inanimate objects — like an old telescoping viewfinder — for his dad. He searches high and low without any apparent success. Honestly, I can't help but ache for Wall-E to find him, even though I know he's a toy robot!
Christina is no stranger to music videos, though, as she also starred in the Everclear's "One Hit Wonder" video back in 1998! Check out the video for Broken Bells' "The Ghost Inside" after the break, and tell me if my girl crush is justified. I believe it is. See the video when you read on.