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LEGO Rock Band Reviewed

Hmmm. LEGO Rock Band. Seems like a good idea, given the plethora of other LEGO-based video games available, right? Maybe. Joystiq spent some quality hands-on time with the new Rock Band title and had this to say about it: It’s tempting to just take a review of Rock Band 2 and stick it under here and label it Lego Rock ...

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DIY Toy Car Launcher

Dads. I’ve got some news for you. This weekend, instead of watching your TiVo’d NHL playoff games, you’re going to be making this toy car launcher for your kid. DotaDabbled’s Instructable provides precise details on how you can create one using some wood, plastic and other miscellaneous doo-dads (pardon the pun) lying around the house. Link [via]

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Gadget Junkies Will Feel Comfortable In This T-Shirt

While you’re sure to get some strange looks from both sneering fashionistas and mildly frightened parents, you can’t help but enjoy the honesty of this t-shirt. You might not get a confidence boost from acknowledging the fact that you have more toys than a 12-year-old Japanese school girl, but anything else would simply be a lie. If us geeksare known ...

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Bill and Melinda Gates Ban iPods, iPhones In The Home

Oh quit crying, you two. You have enough money to wipe your asses with $100 bills for the rest of your natural born life. In a recent interview with Vogue, Melinda Gates stated that she keeps iPhones and iPods out of the hands of her children. The direct quote sez: “…there are very few things that are on the banned ...

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Poken: Social Networking With High Fives

Children are increasingly interested in social networking websites such as MySpace and Facebook. However, children under 13 don’t really have a lot of safe options for an online presence and the technical curve can be difficult for some. This is all solved with the RFID-enabled Poken. These little toys come with big hands for high-fiving. Two kids can high five ...

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The Nintendo Wii and Bad Parenting Work Well Together

“Son, we’re going to the 7-11 for dinner. Put your shoes on.” “But father! I’ve lost my sneakers whilst playing in the woods this morning!” “You little shit. Those shoes cost me $17 from Walmart. Are you trying to embarrass me?” “No!” “Well I’m hungry as shit. Here. In the mean time, put these Wiimote covers on your feet.” “I’m ...

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Yo-Yo Lamp

This lamp is supposed to resemble a yo-yo and while it does, it also reminds me of a pair of testicles. I mean look at it. That dimple right there in the center; it has to be a set of balls. That’s what I’m guessing Spanish design firm Almerich had in mind when it designed this lamp. It lights up ...

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Food Chain Friends Are Morbidly Cute

What if I told you, the overworked mother, I could teach your child about science and let them enjoy some quality playtime simultaneously? I’m sure you’d burst into tears and start thanking me but I can’t take credit for this. The Food Chain Friends are a cute series of stuffed animals that eat each other and do it quite well. ...

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Unfortunately, iSnow Is Not Colombian Cocaine

Live in Arizona? How about Texas? Florida? If you live somewhere where it doesn’t snow, consider iSnow. For $4 and a feeling of embarrassment, you can open the package, mix in a little water and have some snow to play with. It’s made in China though, so make sure your kids aren’t playing with this shit. It’s probably packed to ...

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