If you've ever been a guest bartender at an event or a bar, you know how much of a beating your hands can take from opening bottle after bottle. The Ring Thing ($8) helps to alleviate this problem with it's simple stainless band design that features a cutout on the inside that serves as a bottle opener. Handy, and since the opening is on the inside, it's discreet as well.
Yes folks, it's a genuine life-size Robby the Robot ($50,000) from the classic 1956 film Forbidden Planet. And yes, he costs fifty grand. Built from the same blueprints, molds, and templates used to create the original costume, Robby is fully animatronic and can be remote-controlled. As if a 7-foot-tall robot wouldn't scare housequests enough, Robby comes pre-programmed to say his famous lines from the original movie. You can even run your own voice through Robby's sound system with an included wireless microphone.
We usually despise gadgets that say clever pre-recorded things at the push of a button. However, you can never go wrong with any official Mr. T product. This great keychain ($10) has six classic Mr. T phrases ready to unleash on any unsuspecting fool. Our two favorites: "Don't Gimme No Back Talk, Sucka" and "Quit Your Jibba Jabba!"