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Racing Up The Walls

Recalling my childhood, I had some really interesting and quirky toys as a kid. From Sewer Sharks to Mighty Max, there was always something new, colorful and exciting to discover about them. Now it’s 2008 and shitty raps and bright colors don’t cut it anymore. Kids want excitement. They want realism. They’re going to both want and ask you for ...

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The Definitive Dark Knight Figure

Oh snap! The Dark Knight is just around the corner and if you’re as psyched about it as I am you’d have already purchased your ticket. So stop the press. Fucking stop it. Behold, 12″ figures resembling the Batman and his ensemble of teched out transports. These replicas are of the highest detail of any Batman toy I’ve ever seen. ...

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Ampbot: Kicking Out Jams and Burglars

It’s a shame that Sega doesn’t manufacture gaming consoles anymore but it’s good to see the company can still churn out some interesting product. Ampbot is Sega’s latest creation and it’s a weird one. Ampbot follows you around blasting music from 12W speakers. It dances to the beat, busts a move and will set you back $500. Yeah, I know. ...

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NERF N-Strike Recon CS-6 = Pure Fun

Surely if you’re any kind of real man, you grew up with NERF foam toys in the ’80s and ’90s. From Ballzooka to the infamous foam crossbow, the arsenal a kid could have at his disposable was unmatched by any other company save Super Soaker. Now it’s 2008 and NERF is still kicking ass with its latest creation, the N-Strike ...

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AT-AT From The Streets (Word)

If you were born and raised in West Philadelphia, like the Fresh Prince (not of the Purple Rain variety), then you know the important significance graffiti has on people. Well, so does Christie’s auction house; they’ve decided to let it go for an estimated $1,500 – $2,000. I don’t know what makes it more appealing: the fact that it’s a ...

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2001: A Space Odyssey Vinyl Figure

The Kubrick classic lives on in fantastic plastic. Artist Michael Lau is working on a new show dubbed CSBOOTH15. While that’s fantastic and all, the real treat is one of the plastic figurines Lau has created for the show. Donning an all-orange spacesuit and a cheesy box-o-electronics on his chest, the astronaut closely resembles that dude from 2001: A Space ...

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Ford GT R/C Car Can Do 60MPH

Since none of us are going to own a really fast car like the Ford GT anytime soon, we might as well settle for something just a tad smaller. This Ford GT R/C car is not only stylish and 1/5th the size of the original; it can also do speeds up to 60 MPH thanks to a 23cc engine that ...

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History In Lego Form: Mahatma Gandhi

Although Lego is a piece of cultural history in its own right, they can also portray other parts of history with their versatile building forms. Brothers Brick presents a look at historical figures through the use of Lego people, this week being the week for the skinny one himself, Mohandas Gandhi. What do you get for devoting your life to ...

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Hybrid Creature Toys Made From Bits Of Everything

These toys made by Sang Won Sung (not to be confused with twin brother Sing Two Singing), are made from bits of other recycled toys (and some assorted household objects), creating odd, and sometimes eerie looking toy models. The two boys pictured above are aptly named “bull” and “elk”, both of their faces made with the recycled torso of a ...

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Tired Of Flushing The Toilet?

Build a RoboFlusher and manual toilet flushing could be a thing of the past. All you need is a Lego MXT Kit and the handy instructions in the link below. If you are geeky enough to build this, chances are you avoid most forms of manual labor – no matter how small. That having been said, why should you have ...

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