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You Can Finally Personalize a Marvel Action Figure With Your Own Face

Convinced you’re handsomer than Tony Stark? Or look better in blue than Captain America? Marvel (Disney), Hasbro, and a 3D printing company called 3DPlusMe have joined forces to give comic book fans a brief opportunity to turn themselves into an action figure—as long as their favorite characters are either Iron Man or Captain America. Read [...]

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Funko Super 7 Alien Figures

In 1979, a line of 3.75″ Alien action figures were developed but never manufactured. Super 7 used prototypes and reference materials to recreate those toys, with matching retro packaging to boot. More awesome figures coming soon. Hat Tip Link Price: $55/set Continue Reading from the Source

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Takara Tomy Earth Rider RC

We’ve seen quadcopters that can also drive around on wheels, but the Earth Rider R/C vehicle can go over land, air and water. The downside? Engadget says it only lasts up to 5min. per 30min. charge. P.S.: It’s Cheaper in Japan. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $147 Continue Reading from the Source

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Nanodots GYRO

Nanodots’ orb-shaped playthings have a gyroscopic set of four neodymium magnets inside, which causes them to attract and repel, offering hours of distraction for fidgeters, and a fun educational science gizmo for kids. Link Link 2 Price: $40 Continue Reading from the Source

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Plankton Makes This Dinosaur Toy Glow, Batteries Not Required

As the story goes, the folks at BioPop were trying to make a sustainable light that relied on something other than man-made batteries. They tried using a bioluminescent plankton called dinoflagellates, but the tiny creatures required too much intervention to be a practical light source. They would, however, make for a really neat desk toy, [...]

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Tamagotchi 2014 Review: My Pocket Friend Left Me Before I Could Kill Him

Remember Tamagotchis? Of course you do. They taught you about responsibility. They taught you about friendship. But most importantly, they taught you that friends don’t leave friends in rooms filled with their own feces. Now, it’s time to reopen those old, grief-stricken wounds. The Tamagotchi is back—and it is still hungry. Read more… Continue Reading [...]

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RC Firefighters

YouTuber RC Live Action plays harder than a 7-year-old on Red Bull. Using remote controlled toy vehicles, he staged a fiery oil tanker accident and then had three fire trucks put out the fire. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Giant Buckyball Cube

While Buckyballs might be off the market, adults who still have some on hand know how much fun they can be. In this clip, watch as over 10,000 of similar magnetic spheres are formed into a 13 pound cube – and then torn apart. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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10 Incredibly Dangerous Banned Toys

They say that it’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye. Technically, the same applies to skull fractures, poisoning, and third-degree burns. Throughout history, toy makers have designed some truly brutal products (lawn darts, anyone?). But with modern-day lawsuits, you’d think we would’ve curbed that problem. Yet, in their fervor to create the [...]

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