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Corrupt Your Children With Plastic Zombie Men

Today’s toys have advanced since the days of yesteryear when our parents played with army men and cardboard cutouts of Bozo the Clown. Children need to feel excited; pumped up, if you will. That’s why you shouldn’t feel bad about the way you raised your kids when they ask you for a bag of these plastic zombie figures. They’re a ...

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NYC Toy Fair: Got Game?

Even though we act like adults, some of us are still kids at heart. The Kotaku boys have done a fantastic roundup of the current NYC Toy Fair and some of the goodies they found are enough to make guys of any age scream with joy. For instance, check out the detail on the Dead Space action figure of Isaac ...

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LEGO Electronics

Your kids will be going crazy later this year, as LEGO will be coming out with its own line of consumer electronics such as digital cameras, walkie talkies and a whole lot more. Electronics company Digital Blue will partner with LEGO to create the devices, which will feature design that draws from LEGO bricks. You won’t be able to break ...

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Inflatable Robot Reporting For Duty

Any true nerd would love to receive a working robot to do his/her bidding. Joe-Bot does just that. It’s a three-foot inflatable robot that can be controlled via a wireless remote. Make him turn, make him walk, but don’t ask him to call it a comeback. Its your very own robot friend! Standing at over 3 feet tall, this inflatable ...

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War Bowl Battles On The Melted Front

Melting plastic army men is loads of fun. Real army men, however – well, that’s an entirely different story. Dominic Wilcox either had a troubled childhood, or he was just as normal as the rest of us. After all, melting army men with a magnifying glass is every adolescent’s favorite pass time, right? He’s taken this fun, yet childish activity ...

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Gas-powered Snowboard

Take the fun of a snowmobile and put it on a snowboard. That’s the idea here. If you love going up to the mountains in the winter and carving up the trails, you’ll fall in love with this $2000 toy from Hammacher Schlemmer. It features a 6.5 horsepower engine that can carry riders up to 250 pounds at up to ...

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Mickey Mouse Photo Frame Begs For Its Own Theme

Who’s the leader of them all? That’s made for really cheap! M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! What costs fifty bucks and is designed by SEGA Toys? M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! Altogether now! M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! What a joke! M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! Will leave you broke! It can carry up to 49 pictures and uses USB! M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! Tiny screen! M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E! White, blue and pink! Don’t forget ...

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Snowball Blaster Guarantees Epic Snow Fights

As a kid, I never had any cool contraptions that shot snow at my friends. It was simply a matter of building a fort and throwing some snowballs around. Now that it’s almost 2009, it’s time to get real about shit. Get your kids this $30 Snowball Blaster. It can instantly form three round snowballs which you can then launch ...

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A Practical Use Of The Furby

Remember the hit toy the Furby? It was the first successfully domestically-aimed robot that sold well because all the kids just had to have it. But, just like the Tickle-Me Elmo or any other Christmas time fad, it died off and everyone forgot about it. That is, until David Cranmer skinned a few of them and turned them into a ...

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