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Archive for February 2018

Hasbro Is Crowdfunding a Crazy Star Wars Toy

Hasbro Is Crowdfunding a Crazy Star Wars Toy
Hasbro has unveiled HASLAB, which is their take on Kickstarter. The new crowdfunding program is starting with a huge and crazy toy. That would be a 4-foot long, 14 pound, detailed recreation of Jabba’s Sail Barge from Return of the Jedi.

Turning a Car Into a Computer Mouse: Double-honk to Run

Turning a Car Into a Computer Mouse: Double-honk to Run
Simone Giertz is known for building some not so great robots. When not building crappy robots, she likes to do other weird and wonderful things. Take, for example, her latest project, in which she teamed up with William Osman to modify her tiny electric Citicar, aka Cheese Louise.
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Turn Your Cat into a Vegetable with These Wacky Japanese Hats

Turn Your Cat into a Vegetable with These Wacky Japanese Hats
Cat people, are you looking for a new way to humiliate your kitty? Look no further than these vegetable hats from Japan. These are guaranteed to annoy your cat and make them hate you forever. The cat hats come in six ridiculous styles, including corn, carrot, white radish, onion, tomato, and eggplant.

Doctor Who TARDIS Bag: Portable Police Box

Doctor Who TARDIS Bag: Portable Police Box
We don’t yet have the technology to make this Doctor Who TARDIS Messenger Bag bigger on the inside and make it an actual time machine, so you can’t jump inside and have an adventure. Although that would be pretty damn cool.

Get Schwifty with This Rick Sanchez Hoodie

Get Schwifty with This Rick Sanchez Hoodie
Wubba Lubba Dub Dub! If you ever wanted to become one of the ten trillion Ricks in existence across the multiverse, check out this cool Rick and Morty hoodie that lets you become Rick Sanchez himself.

Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Cars Bring the Video Game to the Real World

Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Cars Bring the Video Game to the Real World
Rocket League is a super hot game right now. The game recently even debuted on the Nintendo Switch. Well, now gamemaker Psyonix and toymaker Mattel have teamed up to bring the game into the real world.

Sudski Shower Beer Can Holder: Scrub up and Drink up!

Sudski Shower Beer Can Holder: Scrub up and Drink up!
You know what they say, if you want some privacy in your house, the bathroom is your last refuge. Where else are you going to go to escape the family and get some peace. Some of us would live in the bathroom if we could.

Robots Go Skiing, Fall on Their Shiny Metal Asses

Robots Go Skiing, Fall on Their Shiny Metal Asses
Many of us are on the lookout for the impending robot uprising, but once you see this video of skiing robots falling on their butts, you may not be so worried. The footage comes from the Ski Robot Challenge in South Korea outside of PyeongChang.

Guy Builds a Singing Furby Organ to Haunt our Dreams

Guy Builds a Singing Furby Organ to Haunt our Dreams
Furbys may be fun for kids of a certain age, but to the rest of us they are slightly terrifying. Now they’ve become even more nightmarish in the hands of Sam Battle, the hacker and musician behind the YouTube channel Look Mum No Computer.

This Jigglypuff GameCube Controller Is a Pink Nightmare

This Jigglypuff GameCube Controller Is a Pink Nightmare
Check out this crazy pink Jigglypuff Nintendo GameCube controller modded by a group of friends on social media. Buttons: Gotta mash ’em all. I want to say that’s it’s the cutest Gamecube controller I’ve ever seen, but I can’t tell a lie.

This Fidget Toy Lets Simulates Popping Zits

This Fidget Toy Lets Simulates Popping Zits
Simulations are fun. Some people like to play The Sims or Roller Coaster Tycoon, others like to fly flight simulators on their PC. Still others like to pop pimples. Those people are gross. And since even gross nasty pimple poppers need to be entertained, the Pop it Pal will keep them popping fresh zits for hours. You can check out a video demo below.

Minifigure Mantle: The Perfect Display Shelf for LEGO Minifigs

Minifigure Mantle: The Perfect Display Shelf for LEGO Minifigs
Do you have a big collection of LEGO minifigs? You could leave them hanging out on a shelf where they can easily be knocked over, or you could display them on one of these shelves designed specifically to keep their feet from sliding around. The Minifigure Mantle provides a handsome wall-mountable shelf which is just deep enough to display minifigures, and has built-in LEGO studs to keep them neatly in line.

This Book Lets You Build Your Own Human Skeleton

This Book Lets You Build Your Own Human Skeleton
Just because you want a life-size skeleton in your room, that doesn’t automatically make you a weirdo. Maybe you’re a medical student, maybe a bone doctor, maybe it’s Halloween, or maybe you are just a weirdo, which is fine too.

Relax and Enjoy This Rube Goldberg Machine

Relax and Enjoy This Rube Goldberg Machine
I’ve always wanted to build my own Rube Goldberg machine. Sadly I lack the free time and the expertise, but maybe I could build a 2D version like this one day. Who am I kidding? This thing is way too sophisticated for me. Check out this minute-and-a-half run of Kaplamino’s ‘Blue Marble’ 2D Rube Goldberg style machine.

Super Mario Cat Bros.

Super Mario Cat Bros.
Nintendo recently revealed that it’s giving Hollywood another chance to get Super Mario right with a full-length animated feature from Illumination Entertainment. It’s gotta be better than that first movie right? The bar is definitely set very low.

Nintendo Talks About Mario’s Nipples

Nintendo Talks About Mario’s Nipples
Super Mario Odyssey has a lot of firsts. First and foremost, it’s a groundbreaking Super Mario game. But lately the talk has been all about Mario’s lack of a belly button, while showing off his nipples.
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