• 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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  • 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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  • Behold, The Amazing LEGO RC Cars In Sheepo’s Garage

    Behold, The Amazing LEGO RC Cars In Sheepo’s Garage

    Everyone who plays with LEGOs have probably tried building a car at some point.  And some of you may even be really good at it.  We have to say, though, that the cars in Sheepo’s Garage definitely take constructing LEGO automobiles to another level. Created by Sheepo, the alter-ego of a Spanish civil engineering student named Fernando, the fleet isn’t just made up of cars put together using construction bricks.  Instead, they’re functional radio-controlled vehicles that you can drive around [...]

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  • Use The Animal Gift Wrap To Make Your Crappy Presents Look Super Adorable

    Use The Animal Gift Wrap To Make Your Crappy Presents Look Super Adorable

    When you’re a kid, it’s tough to resist the urge to immediately rip the wrap off any gift you get.  Because, let’s be honest, you want to toys and boxes aren’t toys.  But if the gifts came covered in these Animal Gift Wraps, we have a feeling it might delay the impulse to tear out that wrapping paper just a little bit. Like any gift wrap, you use these to dress up boxes, along with a pair of scissors, a [...]

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  • Treepee Is A Hanging, Swinging Tent For Kids

    Treepee Is A Hanging, Swinging Tent For Kids

    Building your kids a tree house can make you feel like the parent of the year.  But, let’s be honest, that’s going to be too much hard work.  Just set up a Treepee in the backyard and they’ll love you like you’re parent of the year all the same. Combining a tent, a swing, and a trampoline, it gives kids their own private fort that’s suspended a short height off the ground.  It’s designed to rock back and forth across [...]

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  • Prepare The LEGO Garage! We’re Getting LEGO Ferraris

    Prepare The LEGO Garage! We’re Getting LEGO Ferraris

    Ever thought of building a LEGO garage, then decided not to go through with it?  Well, it might be time to revive the project because you’re going to need the garage space to park all the awesome Ferrari LEGO cars in the new Shell V-Power Motorsport Collection. Four cars, one gas tanker (that you can put in a head to head collision with your LEGO Service Truck), and two playsets (a Shell station and a Ferrari-themed racing set with a [...]

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  • Forget Toy Construction Sets, Here Is A Toy Destruction Set

    Forget Toy Construction Sets, Here Is A Toy Destruction Set

    Ever wanted to demolish a building but you don’t work construction and you’re not Incredible Hulk?  Well, maybe you can get your kicks sending toy buildings to ruin instead with the Build and Demolish Destruction Set. Winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, the toy lets you build an industrial facility, which you can then demolish with the included triple-blast detonator.  Since this is for kids, there are no explosives involved.  Instead, the detonator can individually activate three spring-loaded blasters [...]

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  • This Car Engine Repair Playset Turns Your Kid Into A Mini-Mechanic

    This Car Engine Repair Playset Turns Your Kid Into A Mini-Mechanic

    Teaching your children to tinker under the hood of a car is one of those bonding moments many fathers look forward to.  If they are not quite the age to properly handle a wrench, however, you could get the tyke started with this Car Lover’s Engine Repair Playset. A kid-friendly recreation of the front half of a car, the toy lets children pop the hood and tinker with the engine like in an actual vehicle.  Of course, it’s not as [...]

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  • This X Cube Puzzle Has 125 Decillion Possible Permutations

    This X Cube Puzzle Has 125 Decillion Possible Permutations

    Once you’ve solved the Rubik’s Cube multiple times, going back to the same puzzle again and again can become impossibly boring.  When you find your brain aching for some new stimulation, maybe this X Cube will present the challenge it so deservedly craves. Originally a successfully-funded Kickstarter project, the puzzle takes the original Rubik’s Cube and fashions it into a three-dimensional X-shaped monstrosity.  We’re not sure if it’s easier or more difficult than Brando’s 12-Surface IQ Pentagon puzzle, but it’s [...]

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  • Finger Hands Are Creepy And Funny At The Same Time

    Finger Hands Are Creepy And Funny At The Same Time

    The Man Hands, which makes smaller hands look like they belong to a giant lumberjack, is all manners of funny.  These Finger Hands, on the other hand, while just as funny, is also all manners of terrifying.  Like it came straight out of a demented horror movie. You know how finger puppets can be funny and, so, you assume putting hands on the tips of your fingers will look just as hilarious?  Well, it doesn’t.  I mean, look at the [...]

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  • Aquabot Turns Regular Water Bottles Into Super Soaker Guns

    Aquabot Turns Regular Water Bottles Into Super Soaker Guns

    The Aquabot is a replacement cap for wide-mouth 63mm water bottles that immediately turn them into high-powered water blasters.  That’s right.  No need to buy a Nerf Super Soaker to stage water battles – just put one of these on your Camelbak bottle and spray everyone in sight with a powerful blast of liquid. Made by California-based Lunatec, the accessory, which can shoot a water jet up to 25 feet away, makes an erstwhile standard water bottle even more useful [...]

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  • Turn Your Desk Into A Game Table With These Foosball Erasers

    Turn Your Desk Into A Game Table With These Foosball Erasers

    Boss never listens to your never-ending petition to buy a foosball table for the office?  Yeah, game rooms don’t really exist when you work in a place that isn’t a tech office — they reserve that for places where employees spend 16 hours a day in the joint.  But, alas, don’t despair.  You can now turn any workspace into a mini-foosball game with these glorious Foosball Erasers. Styled like the football men on a regulation foosball table, it comes with [...]

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  • LEGO Fusion Combines Brick Building With Tablet Games For An Entirely New Way Of Playing

    LEGO Fusion Combines Brick Building With Tablet Games For An Entirely New Way Of Playing

    These days, it’s not unusual to see little kids glued to their tablets rather than playing with actual toys.  And it’s going to be hard to peel them away from it.  If LEGO wants kids to keep playing with the company’s classic construction toys, they’ll need to get creative.  And that’s definitely the case with LEGO Fusion, a new box set that combines physical construction bricks with tablet-based play. Melding the world of digital and analog play, each LEGO Fusion [...]

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  • Tsumiki Sushi Set Let’s Your Child Prepare Original Sushi Creations

    Tsumiki Sushi Set Let’s Your Child Prepare Original Sushi Creations

    Your daughter has a veritable stacked mini-kitchen of cooking and food toy sets, allowing her to make everything from pretend stew, fake roasts, and inedible sandwiches. When she asks you for a new cooking set to add to her collection, you’re stumped. What else is there to get? If she’s up for making some phony sushi during play time, maybe try this Tsumiki Sushi Set, a set of woodblocks that let children build their own sushi masterpieces. Designed by Plaplax, [...]

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