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We like our LEGO around these parts. Usually, when we are talking about a LEGO Technic car kit, we are talking about an insanely complex and expensive bag of parts. The $350, 3599-piece Bugatti Veyron kit is an excellent example of how extravagant LEGO car kits can be.
Two of the best all-time Nintendo games are Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man. So I can think of no better Nintendo hero than one who combines Mario and Mega Man himself.
This fun mashup comes courtesy of CG artist Yago De Amorim, who says the inspiration came from a 2D illustration by artist Jake Parker.
There’s something about art made with rudimentary low-polygon count forms that I find very appealing. I think it’s because it harkens back to early 1990s video games like Virtua Fighter and the original Tomb Raider. If you like the style as much as I do, then check out this awesome collection of papercraft art from Oxygami.
As a kid, I loved the original Battlestar Galactica, and had some of the toys that went with the show. I particularly remember the Viper spaceship, and I would routinely play with the triangular fighter during commercial breaks.
Winter vacation is almost over for kids, and when you send them into the classroom for the new year, you want them to feel confident and happy. I can think of no better way to do this than to give your kid a Jetpack Backpack.
There are very few scenes in cinema history that are as cool and unique as the opening sequence from Raiders of the Lost Ark. This, in a movie that is full of iconic scenes. In the 80s, kids everywhere were pretending that they were being chased by a boulder for years.
These Star Trek Spock Socks are completely logical. Allow me to channel my inner Dr. Seuss. Spock socks shock. They also rock. Whether on the outer rim or in dry dock. Be one of the flock and dress in Spock.
LG is a name best known for their TVs, smartphones, and other consumer electronics, but now the company has a machine that will make beer in your home. It’s like a Keurig, but for beer. Now we have your attention.
Now that Santa has come and gone, I’m sure some of you still have Christmas cash or gift cards burning a hole in your pockets. You might be wanting something to make you feel like you got a new console for Christmas rather than a gift card.
Do you love Mickey Mouse? I mean really love him? You may not love him so much after seeing this. Matthew Plummer Fernandez’s Every Mickey is a terrifying Disney mutation. This thing is a 19″ tall 3D printed object consisting of “Every model of Mickey Mouse found online, compiled as one.”
That doesn’t sound so bad but look at the picture.
Fans of Leica cameras will want to check out these sweet LEGO models of classic rangefinders. A real Leica camera will cost you thousands, so this is a more affordable way to have one on your shelf, even if it doesn’t work.
If you’re trying to be stealthy about your drinking, you might want to try one of those flasks that look like other things. You might be able to hide your need to imbibe. Although I’m not sure that this popsicle flask is the way to go.
Retro games are hot right now with all sorts of devices out there from Nintendo, Sony, and others. Check out this miniature version of Galaxian from My Arcade.
The Handheld Galaxian arcade cabinet is about 6.75″ tall and has a 2.75″ LCD screen.
Swimming pool season is long since over here Chicago, but there are still places where it’s warm enough to take a dip in the pool this year. One thing you’re never supposed to do is spill ink into a swimming pool.
Something fans of Deadpool won’t appreciate is afoot. Apparently, an upcoming arc in the Deadpool and Spider-Man comic series will see a mysterious villain come in and stop our pal DP from being able to see and talk directly to the readers.