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Deadpool Umbrella Is All About Chimichangas and Hot Sauce

Deadpool Umbrella Is All About Chimichangas and Hot Sauce
Deadpool fans who like to keep dry when it rains, this is your umbrella. It has a picture of Mr. Pool on the top eating a chimichanga filled with a stick of dynamite, as Chef Pool looks on at his explosive delicacy. The umbrella folds down and stores inside of a bottle that looks like hot sauce.

Steampunk “Entropy Calibrator” Watch Looks Like it Runs on Steam

Steampunk “Entropy Calibrator” Watch Looks Like it Runs on Steam
Steampunk fans needing a cool watch to go with a costume or just wanting something to wear around all the time will want to check out this Entropy Calibrator watch. It looks like something the main character in an HG Wells book would wear while on a time jaunt. The watch has 36mm diameter face, which displays the current state of the Galvanic Scale of Temporal Decay.
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Drone Gets Shot Down by Confetti Cannon

Drone Gets Shot Down by Confetti Cannon
Check out this short video that Arize Nwosu posted of a camera drone heading towards the stage at a music festival, then taking a nosedive. How the drone crashed is what is fun and interesting here.

Ride Along on This Awesome LEGO Sand Roller Coaster

Ride Along on This Awesome LEGO Sand Roller Coaster
You know summer is here when LEGO minifigs can be found hanging out at the beach. After all, they like some fun in the sun and sand too. Robert Carlson of 5MadMovieMakers and some friends to built this awesome LEGO Sand Roller Coaster, and it is a joy to watch in action. The video was recorded at the Outer Banks in North Carolina, where you will take a journey through a sand castle, a seashell forest and even some underground tunnels. It must have taken a long time to set this up, and the end result is awesome.

What’s Nickelodeon’s Slime Made of?

What’s Nickelodeon’s Slime Made of?
Growing up I used to watch a show on Nickelodeon called You Can’t do That on Television. People were always getting slimed on that show if they said “I don’t know.” I always wondered exactly what that green slime was made of. 

Game of Thrones Coins: GoT Money?

Game of Thrones Coins: GoT Money?
Game of Thrones season 7 premieres on July 16, which is only a couple weeks away. I’m both excited and annoyed at season 7 of the series. We only get seven episodes, and then we wait a year or possibly more for the next season. 

Nintendo Switch Controller Cookies: Nintendo Noms

Nintendo Switch Controller Cookies: Nintendo Noms
Looking for a yummy snack to eat while you play your Nintendo Switch? Well, here it is. Los Angeles baker Rosanna Pansino teamed up with Matthew Patrick of The Game Theorists to make some Nintendo Switch controller themed cookies. They look delicious and are the perfect nom noms to go with your Zelda: Breath of the Wild marathon gaming session.

Check out the World’s Largest LEGO Great Ball Contraption

Check out the World’s Largest LEGO Great Ball Contraption
At the 2017 Brickworld Chicago convention, Beyond the Brick founder Joshua Hanlon met up with LEGO enthusiast Tom Atkinson to talk about and take a tour of what is apparently now world’s largest LEGO Great Ball Contraption. This giant LEGO machine is comprised of more than 200 modules, individually by a number of LEGO enthusiasts, then connected together.

This Death Star Shelf Is Perfect for Displaying Star Wars POP! Figures

This Death Star Shelf Is Perfect for Displaying Star Wars POP! Figures
This project from EPBOT will give you a very cool shelf to display your Star Wars toys on. It’s currently designed to show off a Star Wars Funko POP! collection, but you could make one for any kind of Star Wars figures if you adjust the height of the shelves to fit your figures. The wooden wall shelf is designed to look like the second Death Star, and has cool color-changing LED lighting that will show off your toys in style. If you want to try building your own color-changing Death Star shelf, head on over to EPBOT to see how it was done.

Las Vegas Taco Bell Offering Weddings: Do You Take This Chalupa?

Las Vegas Taco Bell Offering Weddings: Do You Take This Chalupa?
Lots of people get married in Las Vegas. It’s sort of a thing, and you can pick all kinds of weird themed weddings these days. You could do the traditional thing (well, traditional for Vegas anyway) and allow Elvis to marry you, or you could go down to the Taco Bell Cantina restaurant on the Vegas strip and get hitched, though I’m not sure it would be the destination wedding your bride expected. The Taco Bell wedding package costs $600, and gets you a ceremony in a chapel inside the restaurant with an ordained officiant.

Eddie Munster Statue Is Creepy and Kooky

Eddie Munster Statue Is Creepy and Kooky
Growing up, it would get really boring about 1.75 days into summer break, and I would be looking for anything to do. Since we lived in a rural area with literally nothing to do, that meant lots of daytime TV.

Real-Life SpongeBob and Patrick Should Never Leave Bikini Bottom

Real-Life SpongeBob and Patrick Should Never Leave Bikini Bottom
I always thought that the characters on Spongebob Squarepants were weird to begin with, but 3D character artist Miguel Vasquez has used his skills to create real life versions of SpongeBob and Patrick Star, and now they are truly nightmare fuel.

Sony KOOV Robotics Kit Review: Hands on with the Robots

Sony KOOV Robotics Kit Review: Hands on with the Robots
Every generation’s kids seem to know much more about technology than the prior generation. I grew up as part of the first wave of kids to use desktop computers, and now the little ones are using smartphones and tablets like they were born with them as appendages.

Electric Self Driving Potato: Volkswagen SpudBug

Electric Self Driving Potato: Volkswagen SpudBug
When he’s not creating awesome video games like Superhot, developer Marek Baczynski is giving vegetables the ability to roam the land. Marek recently gave a potato the freedom to travel on its own. The self-driving potato, named Pontus, runs entirely on its own electricity too. As you can see in the video below, it is hard not to love a self-driving potato.

Harry Potter Golden Snitch Cufflinks for Well-heeled Wizards

Harry Potter Golden Snitch Cufflinks for Well-heeled Wizards
I’m not the fancy sort. I prefer to wear clothing that doesn’t need to be ironed, and isn’t made from fancy materials. The only time I have ever needed cufflinks was with a rented tux at my cousin’s wedding.

Oscar Mayer Grows its Fleet of Wieners

Oscar Mayer Grows its Fleet of Wieners
Out of all the lunch meat companies out there, Oscar Mayer clearly has the largest wiener. I mean it’s wiener is so massive that it rides around on four wheels and has a driver inside. That is one big wiener, it’s like the John Holmes of processed lunch meats.
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