• Your Minifigs Will Make It Rain In This LEGO Strip Club Set

    Your Minifigs Will Make It Rain In This LEGO Strip Club Set

    Remember that Breaking Bad Meth Lab LEGO set that came out a while back? Well, the same folks behind that unofficial construction set are back with an even more unconventional LEGO project. Called The Citizen Brick Center for the Performing Arts, it’s a LEGO strip club. That’s right, a LEGO strip club. Billed by Citizen Brick as “the greatest custom LEGO set ever,” it lets you build a pretty detailed strip joint, complete with a stage, a dancing pole, seats […]

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  • These 3D-Printed Open Toys Can Turn Fruits And Veggies Into Cars, Planes, And Submarines

    These 3D-Printed Open Toys Can Turn Fruits And Veggies Into Cars, Planes, And Submarines

    If you own a 3D printer, you’ve probably entertained the idea of saving a bunch of money this holidays by just manufacturing your own gifts for family and friends. Only problem is, what are you supposed to make for each one of your recipients? If you have a bunch of children on that Christmas list, you may want to consider these clever 3D-printed Open Toys. Designed by creative studio leFabShop, it’s a series of 3D-printed parts that you can stick […]

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  • Don’t Worry, This Facehugger Dog Leash Won’t Implant Your Pet With Alien Parasites

    Don’t Worry, This Facehugger Dog Leash Won’t Implant Your Pet With Alien Parasites

    If your dog actually watched movies when he sits down with you in front of the TV, there’s no way he can actually stay calm while you put this Alien Facehugger Dog Leash on him. I mean, look at the darn thing. But since he doesn’t, he’ll probably just stand there and let you wrap the second-stage Xenomorph’s bony appendages with nary a protest. Made by Etsy seller GCFX, it’s a dog harness clad in the likeness of the parasitoid […]

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  • Apocalypse Snow Globe: Because Even A Ravaged Earth Deserves A Dose Of Whimsy

    Apocalypse Snow Globe: Because Even A Ravaged Earth Deserves A Dose Of Whimsy

    When one of those apocalypse scenarios they play out in movies and TV shows actually happen, the world will become a very different place. And the people living in the remnants of our fallen civilization will likely need some whimsy to bring a little cheer in their harrowingly difficult lives. We have a feeling this Apocalypse Snow Globe will be a huge hit in that post-apocalypse landscape. Like other snow globes, it comes with a cityscape submerged in glycerin with […]

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  • Use This Grumpy Cat Puppet As A Surrogate For Your Negativity Any Time You’re In A Horrible Mood

    Use This Grumpy Cat Puppet As A Surrogate For Your Negativity Any Time You’re In A Horrible Mood

    Nobody likes being around anyone who’s ornery, crotchety, and downright irritable. Simply put, it’s a surefire way to ostracize everyone with earshot. Unless, of course, you express your lousy attitude using this Grumpy Cat Puppet as a surrogate. Apparently, people don’t mind when someone’s being grumpy, as long as that individual is a furry feline with an adorably sour face. Heck, some folks even find it cute. Whether you want to antagonize people at the office, whine at your family […]

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  • Use Awa Taccino To Add 3D Foam Sculptures On Top Of Your Coffee Drinks

    Use Awa Taccino To Add 3D Foam Sculptures On Top Of Your Coffee Drinks

    In Japan, barista-made 3D foam sculptures on top of caffeinated beverages has, apparently, taken the country’s coffee shops by storm.  You know how trends will reach a certain level where people want to start making the same things at home?  Well, that time for 3D foam sculptures is now and the Awa Taccino is the device that lets folks fashion those same creations inside their own kitchens. Made by Takara Tomy, it turns any milk your pour inside into super […]

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  • This Ride-On Kiddie Car Is A Tricked-Out Children’s Party On Wheels

    This Ride-On Kiddie Car Is A Tricked-Out Children’s Party On Wheels

    Around the age you have kids, you’re probably well past the inclination to trick out your car with a gaudy light show and monster speakers right out of that old MTV show, Pimp My Ride.   We doubt you’re well past seeing your son’s ride-on car tricked out the same way, though, and that’s why this Kia Soul Sing-A-Long Car exists. Made by Kid Trax, it’s an open-top kiddie version of Kia’s popular compact hatchback, tricked out with two big ass […]

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  • School Supplies And Drag Races Come Together In This E-Racer Eraser

    School Supplies And Drag Races Come Together In This E-Racer Eraser

    If you ever played with your erasers in grade school, pretending they were die-cast race cars that had wheels, you were probably not alone.  Those things just made sense for playing as pretend cars.   These E-Racers still aren’t die-cast cars, but they do have wheels, so kids can race them without even having to pretend that the erasers can actually move on their own. Even better, the erasers actually look like regular erasers instead of being shaped like a car.  […]

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  • Wall Scrabble Turns The Tabletop Classic Into A Party Game Everyone Can Enjoy

    Wall Scrabble Turns The Tabletop Classic Into A Party Game Everyone Can Enjoy

    If girls can only watch you play Scrabble, they’ll be swooning at your seeming mastery of Roget’s Thesaurus.  At least, that’s what you keep telling yourself when you try to come up with ways to spruce up your dating life.  Problem is, Scrabble isn’t really a party game, so meeting girls using elite-level skills at combing through your mental dictionary isn’t likely to happen any time soon.  That, of course, can change if you mount this Wall Scrabble at the […]

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  • Let This 15-Foot Abominable Snow Monster Guard Your Lawn This Christmas

    Let This 15-Foot Abominable Snow Monster Guard Your Lawn This Christmas

    Sure, you can spiff up your lawn with Santa Claus and reindeers to give it a festive Christmas spirit.  But if you’re not really keen on having the same holiday decorations as every other house in the neighborhood, you’ll need something else.   This 15-Foot Inflatable Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster sure looks like it can do the trick. Based on the character from the 1964 animated TV show, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, it’s a gigantic abominable snowman designed to stand […]

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  • Killspencer Indoor Mini Basketball Kit: Nerf Hoops For Grownups

    Killspencer Indoor Mini Basketball Kit: Nerf Hoops For Grownups

    Putting a Nerf Hoops in your office is great, giving you something to do when you’re bored, stuck, or just plain not in the mood to stare at a computer screen for the next five minutes.  The impression that having one of those plastic Nerf toys inside your office leaves on clients, on the other hand – probably not so great.  Maybe you should consider retiring that to your son’s bedroom, in favor of this Killspencer Indoor Mini Basketball Kit […]

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  • Finally, A LEGO Exo Suit For All Your Space Exploration Fantasies

    Finally, A LEGO Exo Suit For All Your Space Exploration Fantasies

    Building LEGO spaceships is fun and all, but if you’re going to build a LEGO space diorama, it needs a colossal mech to stay current with the times.  And now you can with the LEGO Exo Suit, an articulated mech designed to aid humanity’s quest to explore and conquer worlds beyond our own. Originally designed by Peter Reid for the unofficial book, LEGO Space: Building the Future, the set lets you build a minifig-piloted mech that looks perfect to throw […]

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  • Turn Children’s Bedrooms Into Restricted High-Security Zones With The Room Defender

    Turn Children’s Bedrooms Into Restricted High-Security Zones With The Room Defender

    Someone made a door security system that’s meant to function as a toy.  Really.  And, wildly enough, it’s actually fun.  Called the Room Defender, it’s a door-mounted guard dog of a contraption that lets children turn their bedrooms into high-security, restricted-clearance zones. Created by SmartLab, it’s designed to mount along the side of the door (anywhere above the doorknob will do), where it will stand guard against uninvited parents, snooping siblings, and other unwanted intruders.  It comes with a pressure […]

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  • Hot Wheels RC Street Hawk Is The Flying Car Of Our Jetsonian Future

    Hot Wheels RC Street Hawk Is The Flying Car Of Our Jetsonian Future

    Just because the world has, so far, failed to come up with a commercially-viable flying car, it doesn’t mean kids should be deprived of the awesome possibilities a land and air combo vehicle can provide.   You know, like being able to throw your empty coffee cup into the clouds and have it land someplace on the ground.  Let them experience the air-faring automobiles promised by our Jetsonian future with the Hot Wheels RC Street Hawk. In car mode, it’s a […]

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  • Turn Backyard Rodents Into Hilarious Entertainment With The Horse Head Squirrel Feeder

    Turn Backyard Rodents Into Hilarious Entertainment With The Horse Head Squirrel Feeder

    Sure, squirrels can be cute sometimes.  Most of the time, however, they’re just annoying rodents that make a mess in the backyard.  Since it seems all but impossible to keep them away forever, might as well have a laugh at their expense every time they come foraging for food with this Horse Head Squirrel Feeder. Yes, it’s just like the Horse Head Mask that can turn humans into creepy upright stallions and cute dogs into even cuter little ponies.  Except […]

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  • This Rotating Air Hockey And Billiards Table Lets You Switch Games In Seconds

    This Rotating Air Hockey And Billiards Table Lets You Switch Games In Seconds

    Can’t decide between getting an air hockey table or a pool table for the game room?  Stop thinking yourself to death and just get both with this Rotating Air Hockey and Billiards Table. Combining two game room favorites in a single table, it gives you access to a pair of games while using up just enough floor space for one.  That way, you can keep the rest of the game room available for arcade cabinets, pinball machines, and even a […]

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  • Move The Earth With This LEGO Technic Volvo Wheel Loader

    Move The Earth With This LEGO Technic Volvo Wheel Loader

    Sure, the LEGO Technic Volvo Wheel Loader is nowhere near that gigantic Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter the company showed off a while back.  When it comes to new Technic sets you can actually buy, however, this is the biggest to come out this year.  And it’s absolutely awesome. Developed in partnership with Volvo Construction Equipment, it’s a replica of the Volvo L350F, the company’s largest and most technologically advanced heavy-duty earth mover.   Not only can it be driven, the entire […]

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  • Whet Your Appetite For Autonomous Vehicles With Takara Tomy’s Self-Driving Toy Micro-Cars

    Whet Your Appetite For Autonomous Vehicles With Takara Tomy’s Self-Driving Toy Micro-Cars

    If self-driving cars will be our future, then it’d make sense they’d be the future of our toy cars, too.   And they’re here now, with toys like this Choro-Q Q-Eyes, a micro-sized car which can detect obstacles and change routes to avoid them. Made by Takara Tomy, the toy vehicle uses sensors under the left and right headlights to identify obstacles, which it then avoids by steering towards the direction away from it.  If an obstacle is directly in front, […]

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  • Take Your SimCity Obsession To The Tabletop With These 3D-Printed Ittyblox Buildings

    Take Your SimCity Obsession To The Tabletop With These 3D-Printed Ittyblox Buildings

    Ever wanted to build your own mini-city on a tabletop, but realized there weren’t too many options in toy buildings and other infrastructure available at hobby shops?  Yeah, city building fans are like unwanted children when it comes to fun things.  If you’d still like to take a break from SimCity to build miniature urban landscapes you can touch, Ittyblox offers a potential avenue to satiate your longing. Created by architectural enthusiast Steve Fox, it’s a series of 3D-printed buildings […]

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  • Hendo Hoverboard: It’s Real, It’s Awesome, And It Kinda Works

    Hendo Hoverboard: It’s Real, It’s Awesome, And It Kinda Works

    It’s not quite the hoverboard we wanted, but given the absolutely barren list of choices, the Hendo Hoverboard is the one we want anyway.  Yes, someone finally made a real hoverboard that can lift a short distance off the ground while supporting the weight of an adult on top. Unlike the one Marty McFly rode in the Back to the Future movies, you can’t exactly take this one out for a spin around the neighborhood.  That’s because it can only […]

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  • These DIY Wintercroft Masks Make For Beautiful Low-Cost Halloween Costumes

    These DIY Wintercroft Masks Make For Beautiful Low-Cost Halloween Costumes

    You hate dressing up for Halloween, but don’t like being the Debbie Downer of the gang, either, so you’ve decided to buy a mask to wear for this year’s festivities.  Except all the cheap masks in the store are really crappy and it’s too late to order those Freak Masks from the internet and you don’t really want to spend a lot of money and you don’t know what to do.  How about you make your own using these printable […]

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  • The Mozartkugel Music Box Is The Random Desk Toy You Never Knew You Wanted

    The Mozartkugel Music Box Is The Random Desk Toy You Never Knew You Wanted

    Looking for a way to inject some culture into your cold, unwelcoming cubicle at work?  Try this Mozartkugel Music Box, an odd-looking desk toy that will play Mozart’s “Voi che sapete” on cue. Designed by Adam + Harborth of Siebensachen, it’s an adult take on the classic childhood music box that automatically plays music when opened.  You know, like those toys that will mysteriously open and play music in haunted house movies even though the protagonist was sure it was […]

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  • MyBuild Robot Frame Lets You Build Articulated LEGO Robot Figures

    MyBuild Robot Frame Lets You Build Articulated LEGO Robot Figures

    Building LEGO robot figures is fun and all, but if all they can do is stand there all stiff, they can only be so much fun to play with.  While using LEGO Technic pieces can let you make articulated robot parts, this new solution called MyBuild Robot Frame offers what appears to be a simpler, more cost-effective approach.  If you have access to a 3D printer, that is. Made by Hero Design Studio, it’s a 3D model for an articulated […]

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  • Crazy Cart XL: Everyone’s Favorite Drifting Toy, Now For Grownups

    Crazy Cart XL: Everyone’s Favorite Drifting Toy, Now For Grownups

    Razor’s Crazy Cart is one of the most amazing toys ever created, giving kids an insane drifting machine that can turn any empty room into a veritable wonderland.  It’s so amazing, in fact, that even grown-ups want one.  And, soon, they can with the new Crazy Cart XL. Designed for adults, the new ride is bigger, faster, and downright crazier than the original kiddie version.  Sure, it’s no actual drift car like Ken Block would drive, but we doubt you […]

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  • These Tony Hawk Circuit Boards Are The RC Fingerboards You Never Knew You Wanted

    These Tony Hawk Circuit Boards Are The RC Fingerboards You Never Knew You Wanted

    It was a long time ago when you came to terms with the fact that you sucked at doing tricks on a skateboard.  Being a frustrated skater, you turned your attention to fingerboarding.  Except you’re so clumsy, you sucked at that, too.  Don’t worry, it’s not time to give up yet.  If you’re any good at mashing buttons and moving joysticks, these new Tony Hawk Circuit Boards might just be the thing to get you over the hump.  And, yes, […]

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  • Fold These Poligon Metal Sheets And Watch Them Turn Into Beautiful Animal Sculptures

    Fold These Poligon Metal Sheets And Watch Them Turn Into Beautiful Animal Sculptures

    Similar to foldable paper toy models, Poligon is a pre-designed sheet that you can fold and attach together to create a 3D sculpture.  Unlike them, however, it uses metal for the sheets, allowing you to create durable, hardwearing sculptures that look like laboriously-produced art pieces. Don’t worry, you won’t need superhuman strength to fold the metal sheets.  Instead, each one comes pre-lined, with each line chemically etched, so they can be folded just as easily as a relatively slim piece […]

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  • Laser Collar Pet Toy Is The Modern Dangling Carrot That Will Keep Your Pet Busy for Hours

    Laser Collar Pet Toy Is The Modern Dangling Carrot That Will Keep Your Pet Busy for Hours

    We can’t say it often enough: lasers make everything better.  Even pets.  To prove that point, just look at this Laser Collar Pet Toy, a simple laser pointer that will keep your pet busy playing on his own for hours on end. Everyone’s familiar with just how much dogs and cats enjoy chasing after the light on a laser pointer.  Only problem is, you had to hold the laser pointer and keep moving it around – not exactly the best […]

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