Weirdly useful (or just plain weird) home goods from Think Geek #Shopping#home goods Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Feb 1 2013) Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin Think Geek is kind of KILLING IT with their home products at the moment. They've been blowing my mind with their plethora of weirdly useful products — a light switch that also holds your keys, a device that easily separates egg yolks. And then some of their products are just plain weird — a helm trash can, Nintendo wall graphics, and a jellyfish tank? Yup, they've got all these things. Let's gawk… Weirdly useful Magnetic light switch cover! As Think Geek puts it: Perfectly logical place for keys, right? Never lose your keys again when your lightswitch doubles as a key holder! Flip the lights on with your key-holding hand and let go. Your keys will stick to the lightswitch through the power of neodymium magnets and dangle there until you're ready to go out again." This switch can replace any standard one-switch light cover. Easy-peasy, science-y upgrade! Easily separate egg yolks and whites using this awesome device. Just hold Pluck's plastic mouth over the yolk of a cracked egg, then squeeze and release the to "pluck" the whole yolk right up! Evolved from the Moka pot, this traditional Italian-style espresso maker features a separate porcelain pot and enameled aluminum base that you can place on every kind of direct heat stovetop. The Caffe Porcellana Stovetop Espresso Maker enables you to make espresso right on your own stove. Think Geek has a description of this personal safe's usefulness that can't be beat: The Hide-A-Way Personal Safe is just the right size to keep a few choice items secure. Use it in the office to lock up your wallet, keys, and gourmet snacks. Keep it in your dorm room to store your stash (of cash!). Put it in your bathroom to lock up your prescriptions to keep them away from your teenager's crazy friend. The Hide-A-Way Personal Safe locks with a key and can be mounted under a cabinet, on a wall, or just shoved under the bed. The Cracked Up Colander looks like a broken bowl. But the irregular surface has just the right amount of tiny cracks to let your pasta water drain or help you wash the dirt off your fresh veggies or fruits. Related Post Anecdotal Aardvark: The cutest animal themed home goods you've ever seen Did you notice that octopus bowl that was featured on Offbeat Bride last week? I DID! And then I also noticed that the company who... Read more How awesome is it that we live in a world where we don't even have to stir our own beverages!? Let's all get someone else to cheer on our behalf for the Self-Stirring Mug. Wonderfully weird The Crusaders Great Helm Trash Can is the perfect for your office, or your medieval game room! It's made of cast resin and finished in a faux metal style so it will always look awesome and never rust. A desktop jellyfish tank! How is this even possible? Eh, I don't care. I want one reeeeeeeally bad. I know a few households in which this Toxic Waste Drum Laundry Basket would be pretty damn accurate. (Mine included.) Now you can turn your home into an 8-bit video game wonderland with Nintendo Wall Graphics. Someone PLEASE hook your home up with these and then make sure to give us a glimpse into your awesomely 1-up'd living space. So what say ye, Homies… are these weirdly awesome or just plain weird? And who wants to go in on a jellyfish tank with me? Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS How do you celebrate the life of a departed loved one? NEXT Buy tiles as souvenirs and use them as home decor Show/Hide comments [ 26 ] I found out about jellyfish tanks a couple moths ago (possibly from think geek) and I couldn't believe they were a real thing!! It's pretty much a life goal of mine to own one now. Imagine sitting at your desk and watching magical jellys floating around?! Amazering. Reply I don't know how I'd get ANYTHING done. I've spend embarrassing amounts of time infront of jellyfish tanks at aquariums, just mesmerized. I fucking love jellyfish. Reply Oh man, me too! At aquariums, I'm shoving little kids out of the way to get a better look…not my finest hour. Reply Debbie Downer here… I have friends who got a jellyfish tank and the reality is, they are just too delicate to live for long in any kind of tank. It's a ton of work just to keep them alive, and always inevitably a huge failure. Wamp waaaaaamp… that said, while they did have it, they were friggin gorgeous. Reply I've never seen the pluck utensil before but you can do the same thing with an empty water bottle! Reply Or a funnel! Reply Oh man, the jelly tank has colour LED lights… goodbye productivity. Hello, hours spent in front of tank. I'm digging the hell out of the magnetic light switch cover. I'm someone who leaves her keys all over her apartment. This is beautiful. Reply One time I was walking on a beach with my loverrrr and we happened upon a frozen jellyfish. Reply If I had a spare $400 lying around, I'd have a jellyfish tank as fast as UPS could get here, although, where would I get a new jelly when the original inevitably had to be flushed like every other aquatic creature I've cared for? Reply haha, true true. I had one fish that lived for three years…but everything else aquatic does seem to have a short life span with me…BUT I COULD CHANGE FOR JELLIES! Reply the jellyfish tank is, like, the thing i want most in the world now. Reply Jellyfish tank, you make me realize exactly how empty my life is right now because you are not in it. It's very empty. Reply The second one is totally just the top of a turkey baster… Reply Note to self: start saving up to buy that jellyfish tank. I need my own personal Squishy really bad. Reply Relevant: http://www.youtube.com/show/princessjellyfish Reply You can also use a plastic water bottle to do the egg separator trick. http://youtu.be/HcEx3h02epQ Reply I'm confused….why not just get a moka? Reply Love the laundry basket. The jelly fish, eh, I imagine they'd rather live free in the ocean than on my desk top. Reply That lightswitch cover is just, omg, inspired. Reply I bought the Mario decals for my husband for Christmas! This is our basement: http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y110/eblackstar/c17467cfd3e15d00ddfafc37a20bbdfd.jpg (Sorry, not sure how to embed.) Reply The jellyfish tank might wonderfully change the whole "no pets" thing in my apartment. Reply For someone who grew up smack dab in the middle of a continent, I am weirdly phobic of jellyfish, to the extent that I dash past the tanks in aquariums because all I can see in my mind's eye is the tank cracking and them getting out to get me XD That jellyfish tank would work perfectly to keep me the eff out of some room/desk, haha. Reply My fiancee has the self stirring mug. The bottom piece (that does the actual stirring) got lost within a few days (actually, the first one we were sent didnt have one at all.) Great concept, not so great execution. Reply The Nintendo Wall Decals remind me of this bathroom that's making the rounds of pinterest: http://www.damnlol.com/we-need-her-to-redecorate-the-damnlol-hq-6931.html Reply ThinkGeek is having a pinterest contest, where you can totally win their fake jellyfish tank, or anything on their site that you want, up to $250. The best part? It's called the Cupidthulhu Challenge. http://www.thinkgeek.com/blog/2013/02/cupidthulhu-challenge.html Reply I SO have the Super Mario 8 bit wall clings! I will have to take some pictures and send them to you guys! We actually got them as a christmas gift 2 years ago. 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. 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