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  • June 25, 2015
    This is the Back To The Future levitating hoverboard desktop toy available from ThinkGeek ($40). It floats on a series of rare earth magnets and will hover back and forth after given a push. Sadly, it is probably the closest many of us will ever come to getting to play with a... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2015
    This is a video of toy collector Tim Rowett showing off a plastic wind-up toy that repeatedly transforms from a rolling truck to a walking dog and back again over and over until its used up all its potential energy. My potential energy? It's pretty much zero. I'm just going ... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2015
    This is the set of My Little Pony dolls that artist Kelsey Wailes transformed into Mad Max characters with the help of some clay, acrylic paints, leather, and faux fur. I still haven't gotten the chance to go see Mad Max yet, and I may have already lost my opportunity. Mostly... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    The B.Sensory is a female sex toy that can have its vibrating pattern synced via Bluetooth to digital copies of erotic short stories. "Where was this when 50 Shades of Grey came out?" Honey! "Just being honest." What's the matter with the erotic fiction I write you?! "It's... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    This is the Make Project created by Christian Poulsen detailing how to build your own functional BB-8 droid with a Sphero robotic ball toy, a foam head, and a neodymium magnet. It works pretty well, although his head doesn't stay on top as smoothly as the real BB-8. Still, im... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    These are the Pokeball bath bombs made and sold by Etsy shop FizzyFairyApothecary (which is currently on hiatus). They cost $5.50 apiece or you can get a whole set including a regular Pokeball, Ultra Ball, Net Ball, Great Ball (I have two!), Premiere Ball and Master Ball for $... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    That is not how you catch a frisbee, that is how you catch a baby. This is the $25 Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Flying Disc (not actually a Frisbee, Frisbee is a name brand) available from ThinkGeek. It's a flying disk with a freely rotating saucer section, and a foam body tha... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    Lincoln would not approve. To celebrate the city's upcoming G.I. Joe Collector's Convention, Springfield Illinois mayor J. Michael Houston presented Cobra Commander with a key to the city. You know, because why give it to the good guys? That would make too much sense. Jk jk... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2015
    Oh what, you guys have never seen a giant green peen before? Come on, Joker -- you're friends with Killer Croc. Indonesian photographer Edy Harjo (links to his Facebook page with even more pictures) poses Marvel superheroes (plus Batman and the Joker) in funny situations and ... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    Because some people get their rocks off by watching balls of red-hot nickel melt through things (previously: an ice block and peanut butter), this is a video of a ball of nickel melting its way through a Rubik's Cube. I'm not sure what the video was supposed to teach us, but I... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2015
    Recently announced at the Toy Fair in New York City, this is Hasbro's Jedi Master Lightsaber Set. It costs $50, will hit shelves (and little brothers and sisters) this fall, and includes "a lightsaber with lights and electronic sounds, a pair of lightdaggers, an expansion hilt... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots from Toy Fair 2015 (think Renaissance faire but with fewer busty maidens and grilled turkey legs and more toys) in New York City featuring the upcoming Jurassic World LEGO sets. There will be five total sets including the $129 Indominus Rex Breakout,... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2015
    After receiving enough votes on the LEGO Ideas website, and being reviewed by LEGO (not to mention securing the licensing rights), the company has announced they will be producing Doctor Who and WALL-E playsets later this year. Sadly, they will both appear clearly written near... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    Because everybody needs a hobby, this is a video of Youtuber AAAjoken preparing a scrambled quail egg, miniature sausage and milk tea using a functional little kitchen set from Japanese toymaker Konapun. It was all very relaxing to watch. Did he eat the breakfast when he was ... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2015
    This is a video of Rubik's Cube master Hao-Zheng "Chace" Lin solving a bunch of different Rubik's cubes (technically, some of them aren't even cubes). At 0:35 he even solves a traditional 3x3 cube with one hand while juggling two fruits with the other. My brain could never. ... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2015
    This is the first look at two Scooby Doo LEGO sets due for release this August. Just like my prison pen-pal Snakebird! All the characters will be available as minifigs, and the sets include the Mystery Machine, Dracula's Castle, Mummy Museum Mystery and the Haunted Lighthouse... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2015
    This is the 1977 Kenner Star Wars Millennium Falcon toy that was stuffed with the guts of a Technics SL-1200 turntable by Marco Garza. It makes the perfect record player for listening to John Williams' original Star Wars score. Or Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon. It's a r... / Continue →
  • December 31, 2014
    Because a lot of grown-ups actively need things to complain about, a number of parents have taken to social media to complain the "icing extruder" (seen in the far left of the picture, closeups after the jump) in Play-Doh's Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain Playset looks like a penis.... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2014
    So have you guys been checking out all the videos on our sister site Hedonistica everyday? Because you should really make a habit of that. Like brushing your teeth, or putting pants on before work (casual Fridays excluded). Seen here practicing for the high school talent sho... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2014
    This is the Pillow 13x13x13 IQ Brick (not actually a Rubik's cube, just similar) available from Brando. It costs $320, which is pretty expensive for something I'm inevitably going to throw at the ground as hard as I can, then stab and set on fire. Just saying, you know what h... / Continue →