This Super Mario Fire Flower Garden Statue is going to look great keeping watch over your garden. You never know when a plumber might happen by and need some fireballs after all.
The 12-inch resin statue weighs 3.5
LEGO and Nintendo are two of geekdom’s favorite things. Here they come together in an awesome build that replicates one of Super Mario Bros.’ most iconic villains – the nasty piranha plant. But this is no ordinary LEGO model – this piranha plant actually works.
It was built by Jason over at JK Brickworks, and has a mechanism inside which not only moves the plant up and down from its pipe, but it opens its mighty jaws as it emerges from its green pipe.
If you’re looking for some 80s nostalgia, check out the Back to the 80’s Edition of Trivial Pursuit. It has a Stranger Things theme even though Stranger Things is technically only set in the ’80s. Test your knowledge about all things ’80s and see how much you remember from that awesome decade.
The game has 1,500 new questions on 250 cards in six categories: Movies; TV; Music; Famous People and Events; Trends, Tech and Fun; and Stranger Things.
Is there anything better than robots playing sports? I think not. The latest in miniature robot sports games is TOMY Soccerborgs. These interactive robot toys for kids let them play a game of soccer, and battle it out on your table.
The robots come in sets of two with a remote control for each.
The Goonies was a classic ’80s flick for kids of that generation who wanted to find pirate treasure and hang out with cheerleaders. Two of the most memorable characters in the film were Sloth and Chunk.
A new modular robotics kit was recently launched via Kickstarter and it is called the MIND KIT. It’s an easy-to-use development kit for robotics. The modular robot is designed as an easy click-together system, so you can get down to programming quickly.
It’s maker, Vincross describes its capabilities as such: “Cerebrum, Servo Controller and Robot Battery are the core modules of MIND KIT, and then you can easily stack different modules on top of each other.
Peter Quill just couldn’t control himself and had to punch Thanos right in the face, resulting in the snap heard around the world. If you like the idea of an all-powerful gauntlet that lets you do whatever you want, try this Infinity Gauntlet Rings Bracelet on for size.
This version of the Infinity War Gauntlet consists of a chain bracelet with colorful faux gemstone rings attached by smaller chains.
Overwatch fans will soon have another way to play the game. Hasbro will soon release a Monopoly Overwatch Collector’s Edition as well as a bunch of other Overwatch themed toys. Unlike regular Monopoly, players will need to choose a group lead, draft a team, and then battle for the high score.
Growing up, at least every other time someone in my circle of friends drank Kool-Aid, they would run face first into the wall yelling “OH YEAH!” We were never able to bust through any walls, but that didn’t stop us from trying and incurring mom wrath on the regular.
Fallout 4 was the high point for the franchise, and it put some very cool weapons at your disposal. One of the stranger instruments of destruction in the game was the Super Sledge. This was a big sledgehammer with a rocket motor on the back.
The sole purpose of that Super Sledge was to smash the shite out of enemies in the game.
If you think you’ve collected all of the Transformers toys, think again. There’s one Transformers toy that’s missing from your collection. That’s because the Transformers Generations Collaborative: Ghostbusters Mash-Up, Ecto-1 Ectotron Figure is not available yet.
But you can pre-order it now from GameStop – with shipping starting this July.
The Rubik’s Cube has been exciting and entertaining geeks for many years now. But maybe the design is due for an upgrade. That’s why puzzle expert Tom Parker has been working on a Rubik’s-inspired cube with a unique magnetic design.
Tom’s 3D-printed cube ditches the traditional rotating and sliding mechanism of the original cube, replacing it with magnets.
At last year’s New York Toy Fair, Jakks Pacific unveiled the toilet-paper shooting Skid Shot. It’s like toy blasters that shoot foam ammo, except this one shoots wadded-up spitballs using toilet paper. Good times. Mothers everywhere spent extra on toilet paper and had to clean it up from their walls.
Of all the cool shows that Netflix has made, Stranger Things is arguably the most popular among us geeks. In the early episodes of the show, the kids were always playing Dungeons & Dragons, so it only makes sense that a special Stranger Things-themed Dungeons & Dragons starter set is on the way.
Since this is a starter set, it comes with everything you need to, you know, start a game.
Super Impulse makes a Tiny Arcade line that is a series of four-inch-tall fully playable arcade cabinets. But how can you play these awesome old school games when you’re away from your desk? I mean you need to get your fix of Pac-Man or Missile Command.
One of the coolest cars ever made is the Lancia Stratos Stradale. It was rare and very fast in its day. If you happen to own the awesome LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS construction kit, there are some new instructions out that will let you build the Lancia with the same kit.
The build requires 2197 parts altogether – about 500 shy of the Porsche.