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  • November 25, 2015
    Did you know there's a new Star Wars movie coming out? That was news to me. Of course I only get my news from the postman who makes the trek to my mountain cave twice a year (once if the bridge trolls are on strike), so I'm usually a little behind. This is a video of Blendte... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2015
    These are the padded LEGO slippers designed to prevent foot pain when you step on LEGO blocks because your kids don't put their toys away like you asked them to. Me? I used to love picking up all my LEGO bricks when I was a kid because I would pretend I was a human vacuum cle... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots of the interior of the upcoming LEGO Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters set. Looks pretty good. I am going to have so much fun building this and playing with it. I mean, provided my parents don't ruin my whole life by not buying it for me. "So yo... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2015
    Cats: they like to do battle. I admire that about them. I'm also jealous of how much they get to sleep. This is the 3-D printed cat armor designed by 3-D printing enthusiast Jwall (pronounced J-Wall) of PrintThatThing. You can download the design at Thingiverse HERE to prin... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2015
    This is the official Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters set being released by LEGO on January 1st. Perfect, just in time for me to not be able to ask for one for Christmas. WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING, LEGO?! The 4,634 piece set features two floors with a laboratory, li... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    LEGO has just announced via Facebook they're releasing their Doctor Who TARDIS set starting this December, just in time for everybody to go nuts trying to get one before Christmas. Will there be a fight in the toy store at the mall? There will be fights EVERYWHERE. I might e... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2015
    This is the LEGO electric guitar built by guitar maker Nicola Pavan (who traditionally works with wood). The body is entirely LEGO except for the bridge and electronics, but the neck is a regular guitar neck. Pavan added some glue and screws in order to hold everything togeth... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2015
    The StashPad is a giant flask that loosely looks like a tablet. It holds 12-ounces of booze and has a separate compartment big enough to store four "cigars." Suuuuuure -- cigars. *wink* No, I wasn't winking at you, I was winking at the guy behind you. NICE HAT, BRO. Sadly... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2015
    These are the plastic coffee cup lids created by South Korean industrial designer Jang WooSeok. They have a 3-D nose and lips on them so you can make out with your coffee and practice your technique. Go for the French kiss right away and you'll burn your tongue. You have to ... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    This is a video tour of the massive Hyrule Castle that LEGO maniac and Zelda fan Joseph Zawada built and recently displayed at Brickfair 2015 in Virginia. Joseph spent over two and a half years constructing the castle. Me? I have never spent two and a half years building anyt... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    This is a video of a tractor trailer dumping its load of shade balls into a Los Angeles water reservoir. Shade balls are plastic balls that have been colored with pure black carbon to prevent sunlight from penetrating the water and causing hazardous chemical reactions with the... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2015
    This is the 10,000-piece, 28-pound LEGO Jawa Sandcrawler built by Jarren Harkema and Calvin Hartley. It measures over three feet long and can actually crawl under its own power. Motors also operate the main front ramp, as well as an elevator and droid lift in the interior. Y... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    These are the 3-D printed light switch plates sold by Etsy store 3DPrintingEgg. They're charging $10 for a single switch cover, and $20 for a double or triple switch, although the designs are free to print if you have your own 3-D printer. I just bought a bunch before realizi... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2015
    This is a video of a hermit crab who's upgraded from a shell to a giant LEGO brick. Is a LEGO brick better than a shell? I doubt it. Does a hermit crab with a LEGO for a shell get laid more than one without? I doubt it. At least not unless he finds a lady crab to move in r... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    Yoga Joes are little green plastic army men performing yoga poses. You can get a set of all nine poses for $25. Those poses include: the tree pose, warrior one, the cobra pose, downward facing dog, meditation, the child's pose, the crow pose, warrior two, and headstand. What... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    These are the acrylic tentacle cupcake toppers sold by Etsy store ThickandThinDesigns. They come in green and purple, are reusable, and available in 6-packs ($10) and 12-packs ($15). It's kind of weird seeing one sticking out the top of what is clearly a red velvet cupcake th... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2015
    This is the light-up Mega Man helmet available for pre-order from Capcom HERE ($150, shipping winter 2015). Pair it with this Mega Man Buster gun and a blue jumpsuit and you've got yourself one badass Halloween costume. Or wear it everyday, it's not like your coworkers don't ... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2015
    This is the 14-foot LEGO Starcraft II battlefield built by a group of international LEGO/Starcraft fans. It includes all three races and a ton of buildings and battle units. It made me think about how LEGO should create their own tabletop game like Warhammer and sell a ton of... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Slip Cups are a set of plastic cups ($5 for 20) that sit inside the regular 16 and 18-ounce plastic cups used for beer pong. They fit snugly inside the cups above the beer-line and are not filled with beer themselves, preventing players from having to drink the hair and dirt t... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Due to steady profit and market share drops in recent years, Sealed Air Corp., the company behind the original bubble wrap, has decided they're gonna try to turn the business around by exclusively selling the horribly named iBubble Wrap. The new wrap contains bubbles that are... / Continue →