- Geek & Sci-Fi
Boy oh boy, it sure is getting hot outside now that summer is here.
One of my all-time favorite things to do is scour the depths of <a href="http://etsy.com">Etsy</a> for random crap, because it’s just amazing how much awesomely ridiculous stuff people can create and sell on the Internet these days.
In a perfect world, I’d be a college professor, helping thousands of students revolutionize the way we look at the modern business world by creating incredible new ideas to propel small companies and entrepreneurial enterprises to the forefront of a new economic era.
Have you ever watched an old episode of Star Trek and upon seeing the Enterprise majestically soaring through space thought "hey, I wish I could rest my drinks and old copies of US Weekly on that".
Look, you people can scoff at Etsy all you want, but here's yet another reason to love it: <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/90112009/ron-swanson-valentine-cards-12-parks">Ron Swanson Valentine's Day cards</a>.
Words cannot describe how much I love knowing that <a href="http://www.etsy.com/people/BeatUpCreations" target="_blank">Beat Up Creations</a> is making these wonderfully odd plates.
I'm a big fan of "piggyback art", taking an existing piece of art and adding something to it (like when I added Cthulhu emerging from a cave to the background of a boring $2 garage sale landscape painting then hung it in my living room and saw how long it took people to notice).
<a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/22893385/heavy-metal-art-bra-90307-a-d" target="_blank">Heavy Metal Art Bra $90</a> Did you see "Conan" this weekend.
It might not be the season for it, but R2-D2 is always in style.
A few months back, I scoured the depths of Deviant Art and a few other sites to dig up some of the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/03/mega-gallery-50-examples-of-very-interesting-unusual-athlete-fan-art#page/1">most beautiful athlete fan art</a> that we've ever seen, but a few days ago I realized that I left out another great resource - Etsy.
When all is said and done and Prince William and Kate Middleton say, “Oi do”, retail stores in and around London are expected to have pulled in as much as £550 million in profit.