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Category: Cool Toys

3D Printed Miniature Buildings: Ittyblox

3D Printed Miniature Buildings: Ittyblox
A few years ago, we featured fan-made 3D printed replicas of some of the buildings in SimCity 2000. You can still download and print those designs, but if you don’t have access to a 3D printer,…
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LEGO UCS Star Wars TIE Fighter: Eye of Sith Lords

LEGO UCS Star Wars TIE Fighter: Eye of Sith Lords
Eyeball this eyeball. The Ultimate Collector Series LEGO TIE Fighter 79095 is a 19.5″ high, 12″ long, and 12.2″ wide scale model of the Empire’s staple starfighter. It will come with a 360º display stand, a…
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LEGO Super Mario Noisemakers: 8-bit Blocks

LEGO Super Mario Noisemakers: 8-bit Blocks
Fans of LEGO and Super Mario Bros. will definitely want to check out Baron von Brunks‘ LEGO-based Super Mario noisemakers. These colorful LEGO Mushrooms and Starmen were each made with electronic circuits inside so they can…
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Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master

Google & Mattel Relaunch the View-Master as a Kid’s VR Headset: VRiew-Master
Google and toymaker Mattel are taking the classic View-Master toy to its logical evolution by relaunching it as a virtual reality headset for kids. Instead of holding cardboard disks, the new View-Master holds a smartphone and…
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The Death Star Is Coming to LEGOLand California

The Death Star Is Coming to LEGOLand California
If you are a fan of LEGOLand California, you’ll be happy to know that they have a great new addition coming just for Star Wars fans. The park has been building a massive Death Star made…
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All Hail Megatron: What if the Decepticons won?

All Hail Megatron: What if the Decepticons won?
One of the things I always wondered about in the Transformers cartoons growing up was what would happen if the Decepticons won the war with the Autobots. I think the Autobots would all be destroyed if…
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DIY LEGO 3D Headset: Oculus Bricks

DIY LEGO 3D Headset: Oculus Bricks
If you have a cache of LEGO, you can skip Google’s Cardboard VR headset and do what Redditor lordrothschild did. Just add a couple of lenses from magnifying glasses and a cloth strap and you’re ready…
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Legend of Zelda Floating Rupee Engagement Ring Treasure Chest: A Link to the Yes

Legend of Zelda Floating Rupee Engagement Ring Treasure Chest: A Link to the Yes
Grab your loved one’s heart container with this awesome ring container. Etsy seller Zachariah Cruise cleverly mounted a rupee-shaped box inside a treasure chest to make it look like it’s floating in mid-air. The chest has…
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Rocket Raccoon Plush Puts the Joy in Everything

Rocket Raccoon Plush Puts the Joy in Everything
I thought that Guardians of the Galaxy was one of the best Marvel movies I have ever seen. It was packed with action, funny, and I very much enjoyed it. If you are a fan of…
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Pinblock Construction Toy: One Block, Infinite Possibilities

Pinblock Construction Toy: One Block, Infinite Possibilities
Modular construction toys like LEGO and K’nex usually have many different parts and pieces. This variety allows for beautiful and complex builds, but it can also be intimidating or tedious at times. So the makers of…
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Aardman Batman and Robin Figures: The Clay Knight

Aardman Batman and Robin Figures: The Clay Knight
Clay animation is a very cool method of making movies and TV shows. The thing that always impresses me about the technique is the time it takes to film a sequence since each movement of the…
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The Ghostbusters Board Game: Whatcha Gonna Play?

The Ghostbusters Board Game: Whatcha Gonna Play?
I’m surprised it took this long, but we’re finally about to get a Ghostbusters board game! Cryptozoic Games just launched a new Kickstarter for Ghostbusters: The Board Game and no big surprise here, its $250,000 funding…
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Rule the Skies with the Extreme Micro Drone w/Camera

Rule the Skies with the Extreme Micro Drone w/Camera
Thinking about playing with a flying drone, but don’t want to break the bank? Check out the Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0, a drone that includes a video camera, and won’t make you sick to your stomach if…
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Alien Space Jockey Maquette: Mommy Mummy

Alien Space Jockey Maquette: Mommy Mummy
The spooky messenger seen by the Nostromo crew, the Space Jockey gave us our first glimpse at the Engineers, the creators of mankind in the Alien universe. Sideshow Collectibles miniaturized H.R. Giger’s biomechanical masterpiece into this …
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Lend Me Your Ears: Limited Edition Daryl Dixon Zombie Ear Necklace

Lend Me Your Ears: Limited Edition Daryl Dixon Zombie Ear Necklace
Next to Rick, the best character on The Walking Dead is Daryl Dixon. If you have been watching the show since it began, you might recall that early in his zombie killing career he made a…
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Mesh Bluetooth Electronics Kit with Drag & Drop Programming: Pair, Swipe, Make

Mesh Bluetooth Electronics Kit with Drag & Drop Programming: Pair, Swipe, Make
Last year we learned about SAM, a newbie-friendly electronics kit that used Bluetooth instead of solder or wires to connect its modules. Mesh is a lot like SAM, only with an even less intimidating presentation. Like…
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