Star Trek Planetary Glassware

There seems to be quite a bit of interest over planetary-themed items, as can be evidenced right here. However, most of the time the planets in question are the ones in our very own solar system. That’s all fine, but what about the planets in other, completely fictional universes? The Star Trek Planetary Glassware celebrates … Read more

Planetary Paperweight For The Science Geek In Your Life

Are we talking about paperweights on OhGizmo!? Yes, yes we are. It’s not any ordinary paperweight though, but a Planetary Paperweight, not unlike the Planetary Lollipops or Planetary Glass Set we wrote about a while back. It’s a fun reminder that our little planet is nothing but a speck of dust in our vast universe, … Read more

Planetary Lollipops Look Too Good To Eat

You guys sure seem to like planetary-themed things. Just take a look at how many of you liked these planetary glasses and Christmas Tree Ornament Set. So we imagine the Planetary Lollipops pictured above will find at least a couple of fans among you. They’re sold in sets of 6, so it’s not like you … Read more

Continuously Variable Planetary Drive Is For Bikes, Not Spaceships

By Evan Ackerman We’ve seen some bicycles recently with automatic transmissions, but a continuously variable transmission is something new. CVTs work without gears, or rather, they provide an infinite number of gears, increasing engine efficiency. In automobiles, CVTs are often pretty complicated, but the NuVinci transmission is simple and efficient, probably owing to the unrivaled … Read more

7 Upcoming PC Games That Will Define 2017

The popularity of gaming in this day and age is at an all-time high. Hundreds of videogames are released every year across multiple platforms, each one vying for the attention of a consumer base that’s already quite spoiled for choice. But if it’s high definition graphics and top-notch performance that you seek, PC gaming still … Read more

Wear The Planets On Your Fingers

There seems to be a tiny market for planet-themed items. We’ve written about Planetary Christmas tree ornaments and Planetary Glasses, and they’ve all been well received. Now we come across these Solar System Rings by Etsy seller JewelryThreeSnails. They feature each of our solar system’s planets, though we’re not sure about Pluto’s status anymore. It’s … Read more

Blown Glass Solar System Christmas Tree Ornament Set

Last time we spoke of planetary glassware, it was for the Solar System Glass Set and you guys seemed to love it. Well today you’re looking at a set of blown glass tree ornaments featuring 9 planets and the Sun. Yes, 9 planets, which means Pluto once again made it! But as cool as this … Read more

Some Perspective: This Pale Dot Is Us. All Of Us.

Every little kid born to royalty, every man sitting in a cafe writing the next great American novel, every river full of bear food, every cat, every single thing that makes up humanity… is crammed in those few pixels you see above. That tiny dot, that’s Earth. That’s the picture Cassini took on July 19th, … Read more