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Real-Life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Van

Are you down with TMNT? Yeah, you know me. 23-year-old geekette Brittney Schneck transformed her 1994 Dodge Caravan into a real-life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles van, which I expect she’ll be using to retrieve lots and lots of pizza take-out. Schneck hand-painted and stenciled the exterior colors and fabricated the ray gun, spoiler and other add-ons from scratch, but the ...

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4,000 Piece LEGO Chess Set

Derek Seiple constructs each LEGO Chess Set made-to-order. You pay, you name your specific color preferences and Seiple crafts a custom brick chess set made of approximately 4,000 LEGO bricks and plates. Each side of the board measures 22.75 inches, the King piece is about 4.5 inches tall. There’s just one itsy-bitsy issue. This chess set is so expensive that ...

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You in Carbonite: Custom Carbonite Sculptures

While Han might have shot first, he certainly didn’t pull off a miracle to keep himself carbonite-free. The Han Solo in Carbonite image has become one of the many iconic images from the Star Wars films. And now, you can be a part of it. Designer Paul Pape creates custom made-to-order Carbonite sculptures, replacing Han Solo with a custom model ...

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Pac-Man Couples Outfit: The Cherry is About Two-Feet Too High

With a strong desire to show up at Video Games Live in Vancouver with a fresh idea, Zenboy decided to go custom, creating an outfit for him and his wife that would be remembered and envied. Their Pac-Man Couples Outfit not only flaunts his wife’s assets, but forces its way into the psyche of every gamer attending the event. Here’s ...

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Red (or Any Other Color) iPhone 4 Now Available

OK, so it might not be an Apple-approved model, but it gets the job done. For $250, which is more than the phone itself, even when bought with a new wireless contract, ColorWare will paint your iPhone 4 (much like they did for previous models) in any color combination you desire. So, yeah, for $250 you’re paying for a little ...

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I Am A Stuffed Animal: Custom Stuffed Animals of You or Anybody

We have a soft spot in out hearts (and occasionally a hard spot in our pants) for stuffed animals and plushies. It’s one of the many childhood comforts that have crossed over into adult territory. So the opportunity to create an accurate stuffed animal of my likeness or any of my idols is too awesome to ignore. I Am A ...

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Custom Pokemon Hoodies

I was a little too old to really go crazy over Pokemon, but I have played a few of the games. Never got into the whole trading card thing either. I was a Magic: The Gathering guy. Pokemon cards were about a generation too late for my interest. But there’s no denying the inherent cuteness (for the most part) and ...

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Mini-Mario: Video Game Character Custom LEGO Minifigs

LEGO has made official film-branded minifigs, such as Star Wars and even Toy Story, but they have yet to delve into the world of video gaming, which is actually sort of a mystery. So what are we geeks forced to resort to? Buying custom video game minifigs created by other geeks. These gaming minifigs by assorted artists can be found ...

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Star Wars: Samurai-Style

Sillof created these awesome custom action figures which restyles your favorite Star Wars characters into samurai-inspired creations. If you’re the type of person who draws references between Star Wars and Imperial Japan, not only do we feel slightly sorry for you, but you’ll be in heaven with these awesome action figures. Pictured above is R2-D2. Can you guess the rest? ...

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Custom Made Ghostbusters Wii Peripheral

Who you gonna call? Now you can just call yourself. Yeah, call yourself and get a busy signal. That’ll show them damn ghosts! Jump in your Ecto-1 and get busy! ModdingextraordinaireJack Rossi created this awesome custom Ghostbusters Wii Proton Pack peripheral, especially made for Ghostbusters Wii video game. Why doesn’t Nintendo ever think of things like this?

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