Thaw candles

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We’ve had a few tips for cool lighting on Brandish, but this (forgive the pun) is probably the coolest of the bunch. For Under $40, you can buy yourself a Thaw Candle designed by Mathew Jackson, which will intrigue anyone coming to snoop around your house (commonly known as family and friends). Basically, freeze the mold overnight, light your candle …

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USB rocket launcher

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Are you at war with the rest of your office? Ever thought about buying a rocket launcher to take out your boss? Sadly, we can’t offer you surface to air missiles and the like, but we can show you this great little gadget. With the ability to connect (and simultaneously control) an almost unlimited number of missile launchers (well, only …

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Futuristic i-Theater specs

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Are you into the X-Men and want to look like that Cyclops bloke? Or maybe you just want to look like a man of the future? Well, you can… and watch films at the same time! Mikimoto-Beans has introduced the i-Theater which is the all new high quality video glasses for your iPod video (or any other device with AV …

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Genius football webcam

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Genius (modest company name, that) have launched the perfect webcam for football fans. The Genius Football Cam comes in the shape of a football with a camera in the centre. It features a 300K pixel sensor (640×480 resolution at 30 fps), has a built-in microphone, a snapshot button, and bundled software that includes a security surveillance function. It has a …

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Nintendo Monopoly board game

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http://www.forbiddenplanet.co.uk/images/D/D4458.jpg Chances are, there will be a few board games getting the dust down by relatives this Christmas. This will probably be due to the fact that the family so seldom see each other that they’ve forgotten how to talk to each other. Well, instead of falling into a festive funk about the prospect of Cluedo, why not whip out your own?

Monopoly have wisely adapted their game for different regions of Britain and the like, but the most interesting I’ve seen is this cracker; Nintendo

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No Mr Brandish reader, I expect you to buy this villain chair…

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You’ve got your quirky facial disfigurement. Your plans to rule the world in a nefarious stylee. And your strokable white cat. You’ve even got some piranhas on order. All you need now is a suitably villainous chair. May we recommend, well, the Villain Chair? Just a thought. It’s got thick, dark leather to provide maximum comfort, is perched on a …

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Spion Orbiter spy snooper

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To be honest, Christmas is the time of year when you DON’T want to be spying on the neighbours. They’ll only be having blistering arguments about who forgot to defrost the turkey / why the kids don’t deserve a Wii / who invited smelly old Aunt Elsie anyway. It’s not exactly fascinating stuff. Nevertheless, if you really must spend the …

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Toy duck shooting gallery

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Shooting ducks in the real world is cold, laborious work. Translation: Brandish can’t aim straight with a powerful weapon in our hands. Stop giggling at the back. Anyway, far easier is to shoot up some poultry from the comfort of your desk, with Iwantoneofthose’s Duck Shooting Gallery. A bunch of plastic ducks scroll along the top of this gadget, with …

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Chocolate Evan Hecox guitar skateboard

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Skateboard decks have always been a great canvass for great design with some stunning artwork getting the shit grinded out of it. Well, news reaches us of some ace boards from the great RetroToGo of some gorgeous retro guitar skateboards from the hand of Evan Hecox. Hecox is a renowned US artist who has designed these decks for skateboard firm …

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Urban Outfitters shot tender

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This eminently affordable shot tender, available from Urban Outfitters, is a fine way to spend £10 at this time of year. You can easily mount it on a wall and its leak-proof dispenser pours exactly 1.5oz of whatever it is you fancy. Absinthe, Baileys, meths… the decision is yours. Of course, you’ll have to supply your own booze – what …

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Firebox drumming hippies

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Last year, I went to San Francisco full of romantic expectations of seeing the place where Flower Power first dawned. One trip to Haight-Ashbury later, I found… lots of beardy people hitting drums with a random rhythm. It was like one of those stalls at Glastonbury that you instinctively avoid after the first day. Anyway, all this is a preamble …

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Xmas singing toy dog

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And it only cost a fiver, according to my Nan (who bought it from a passing charity salesman last week). Which doesn’t make it easy to recommend where you should get one. But nevertheless, it’s ace. Bigmouth Billy Bass has nothing on this Chrimbo pup… Oh, also, in uploading it to YouTube, the audio got un-synched from the video – …

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Vertu Ascent Motorsport box-set

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Owning a Vertu mobile (Nokia’s luxury mini-brand) is a sign that you have more money than sense – so it’s perfect for Premiership footballers, soap stars and other C-listers. Anyway, Vertu has decided to package all six of its Ascent Racetrack Legend phones into a specially crafted box-set. The collection includes the four current Motorsport phones, as well as the …

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Dolmette chainsaw motorbike

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The amazing Dolmette (pictured) is a concept motorbike powered by 24 chainsaw engines. It’s made by German company Dolmar (they make chainsaws, strimmers and other destructive things) and it’s quite a beast – the combined power of those two-dozen chainsaw engines is fed into to a 5-speed Harley-Davidson transmission by a series of twelve toothed belts. The engine in question …

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Speakerdog paper toy

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Ben The Illustrator has just released another marvelous Speakerdog paper toy for you to download, cut out and put together. Ben’s Speakerdog character is available in 3 different formats. First is the ‘Original’ which is a nice amber tone, the second is Santadog which is pretty self explainatory and lastly, the Blank one that you can colour your Speakerdog in …

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Powerizers, for wannabe superheroes

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Powerizers is a slightly rubbish name for a product, admittedly, but it probably sounds good being bellowed by an American TV ad voiceover artist. Powerizers strap onto your shoes, giving you big boosty muscle-substitutes that allegedly let you jump six feet in the air. I’ve always found a big house spider has that effect on me. The devices have curved …

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Vitamin cool garden gnome

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The clever people at Vitamin have come up with a unique twist on the humble garden gnome. Instead of being some bawdy little chap with his arse out, they’ve gone for a beautiful bone china which looks like it’s dropped out of the mind of Pete Fowler (he’s the chap who does the Super Furry Animals sleeves). Obviously, you don’t …

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