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  • February 1, 2016
    With the release of three new body types for Barbie, Twitter user Will McFadden decided to create "Dad Bod Ken," a more realistically proportioned Ken doll. Nice choice of outfit, he really looks like he's not struggling through a midlife crisis at all. How do you think he lo... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    Because diversity is important, Mattel has just announced that Barbie dolls will now come in three new body types: curvy, petite, and tall. Unfortunately, they did not take my advice and add a Voltron body type to the lineup. You just lost yourself a sale, Mattel. "We have t... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    This is the Volkswagen Beetle toy that Redditor Muppaphone spotted in a taxidermied beetle exhibit at the Cleveland Museum Of Natural History. Those museum curators -- such a wild bunch! Seriously, they are though. Because one time I got a behind-the-scenes tour of a museum ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    These are the real Batman Vs. Superman Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots available from Mattel. The classic 'punch your opponent's head off' fighting game been updated with sound effects, and instead of their heads popping off, the whole character pops off the base when they've been de... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2015
    This is an SNL skit of a Star Wars toy commercial highlighting the differences between children (who play with the toys) and adult collectors (who preserve the toys in their original packaging and never touch them and only look at them). I actually know a couple hardcore Star ... / Continue →
  • 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 13, 2015
    These are a bunch of pictures of Barbie's face as compiled by Tumblr user tenaflyviper to show the doll's evolution over the past 56 years. She definitely went through some stages. What's your favorite year? I like 1962 and 1963 (that hair), 1966, 1971 (she looks like Marsha... / 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 6, 2015
    This is a video from Youtuber PowerModz of Tickle Me Elmo getting blasted with a jet engine. You know, because some people have jet engines mounted to the back of their trucks and like to experiment with them. Poor Elmo never stood a chance. Now I totally get why they named ... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2015
    According to sources inside Disney, the company (along with Lucasfilm) plans to discontinue the manufacture and sale of any Slave Leia merchandise in the future. Will that make what already exists more collectible? One blogger with a self-storage unit full of Slave Leia merch... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2015
    This is short video from the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco detailing how biologists keep captive octopuses stimulated so they don't get depressed. Apparently they give them puzzles and toys and BODY MASSAGES. I wish I got body massa... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2015
    These are a bunch of pictures of the real-life Andy's room recreated by "Disney•Pixar fanatic and Toy Story 3 enthusiast" The Pixarist. Apparently he and his friends are producing a live action fan-film of Toy Story 3, and this is the Andy's room set they built. It is most im... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2015
    This is Luke's Lost Hand, the first release in Saber Cuts, a series of Star Wars severed limb actionless figures handcrafted by Alessandro Randi (aka Codec Zombie). Each 2.8-inch handpainted resin piece comes numbered and signed and costs $90 - $125 depending on where you buy ... / 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 11, 2015
    This is a video of three kittens reviewing the new BB-8 droid toy. And by reviewing I mean chasing and swatting at. There is also a puppy version. Both were made by Vanity Fair to promote the adoption of pets from the Humane Society Of New York. If I could adopt all the pup... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2015
    This is the $110 Millennium Falcon quadrocopter made and sold by Air Hogs. It has lights and sound effects and a one hour charge gets 8 - 12 minutes of flight time at a distance up to 250-feet. That is pretty far away. If I ever flew it further than 40 feet away I would just... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2015
    That's pretty twisted, even for a Jawa. This is a video from the folks at uBreakiFix highlighting the inner workings of the new BB-8 droid toy. I'm not going to lie, I was half expecting him to be filled with nothing but The Force. I was wrong though. He's got a gyroscope ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2015
    No, BB-8, you can't have sex with all the oranges. A miniature home version of the BB-8 droid from the upcoming Star Wars movie is now available (well, tonight at midnight) from Sphero for $150. It can be controlled via a smartphone/tablet app, or set to autonomously patrol y... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2015
    This is a video demo of the NERF Rival Zeus MXV 1200. It costs $50, runs on C batteries, and can shoot 12 foam balls up to 100-feet per seconds (~68MPH). It is for ages 14 and up and probably should not be pointed directly into your eyeball. Not that that's gonna stop me, b... / 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 →