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There's more than enough articles on being productive at home out there, but occasionally, "productive" is the opposite of what you want to be. It's never been more clear that life is short, so you might as well buy a dancing robot. Destroy some time with these fun, hand-picked deals that won't leave you resorting to meditation or connecting with loved ones. (Okay, fine, some of these are best enjoyed with loved ones, but you still don't have to meditate.)
There's a lot of practical reasons why building your own computer device is a great investment of your time, but let's forget all those and just focus on how fun it is. Seriously, don't let this prepare you for a future in robotics, AI, and/or the Internet of Things. Please just turn it into a DIY Game Boy or build a Minecraft server or something.
Growing your own food is probably a great idea right now, but this DIY electronic watering kit doesn't have to become a practical way to survive a never-ending pandemic. No one can stop you from picking up to four plants with no nutritional value whatsoever and keeping them healthy for no reason but feeling like a plant god supervillain.
Listen, your phone was not meant to send emails or calculate a budget. It was designed to play video games, and the fact that you don't know this yet is ridiculous, but there's still time to right your wrongs with the Dragon X5 Bluetooth Gaming Controller. Just pair this controller with your phone (or tablet, TV, or game console), and you're ready for up to 10 hours of immersive, wireless game control. It lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge, which is the perfect length of time to not move from your couch for a whole Saturday. Special move: Order now for 29% off.
You know what's great about a remote-controlled high-speed monster truck, besides the fact that it's a remote-controlled high-speed monster truck? It will literally never mention your 401K to you. These pups are built for stunts and speeding over a variety of terrains, including grass and even sand, and it has a whopping 50-meter range, all of which makes it perfect to terrorize people with their laptops out on the beach. Who even are those people? What's their life like? This package of two cars is perfect for racing, and right now, you can save $105.
Not only is Dancebot pretty cute, but it dances differently based on the audio it hears, so you'll never get sick of its sweet moves. If you have kids, Dancebot can save you hours of parenting by reading books to your l'il nuggets, but as this video shows, Dancebot is also an amazing way to celebrate your next anniversary, rose in tiny plastic hand and all. Save $29 with the link below, and trust us: Definitely watch the video.
What you do with a robotic arm and hand is your business, as long as you promise to not use it for actual business. Well, if you get paid by the hour, you should definitely use this to write all your emails from now on, but sticking it to the man aside, this is an awesome work of DIY robotics. It's got four-axis movement, 180-degree rotation, and you can operate it directly or on your laptop. It can even memorize an action if you want it to execute some repetitive tasks which, again, are really your private business and we do not need to know the details.
For those of you who live near any kind of water, this RC speed boat goes a wave-tearing 20 miles per hour and has a capsize recovery feature so you can spend more time racing than rescuing. There's great safety features, such as in-water operation only, and four channels on the remote, so you can avoid interference and race other boats. Come on. It's a remote-controlled boat. What more do you want? 21% off with the link below.
Ready to escape non-virtual reality? We sure are. This VR headset makes gaming and movies fully immersive thanks to HD optimization and 3D gaming support. Unlike cheaper headsets, precise alignment controls that minimize distortion and fit your exact vision and facial measurements will have you feeling like you yourself are The Invisible Man. Crisp audio via the built-in stereo headphones completes the experience, because you don't wanna miss a single disembodied footstep. Enjoy $15 off today.
Imagine a remote control car but just the wheels. It sounds like something you'd build after too many edibles, but it makes a lot more sense when you see this dude in action. It spins and jumps like a beast, has a distance range of 30-50 meters, and runs at 7kph (4.3mph) for up to 20 minutes on a single charge. The LED lights and rechargeable battery are great features, too, but honestly, we're in love with the two different jump buttons that let you leap up on to stuff and keep on rollin'. It's like a real-life video game. Save almost $20 with the link below.
If you're new to SLA printing, it uses liquid resin and UV light to create 3-D objects instead of melting filament, resulting in greater accuracy and more intricate details. Create your own designs, or choose from SparkMakers library of included models, and 3-D print the weekend away. Heck, 3-D print The Weeknd himself. This bundle includes three resins to get you started, and thanks to the magic of CYMK (plus white), you can reproduce any color you want. Save $137 with the link below.