In a lot of video games, as you get hammered on by the bad guys, your heart counter goes down. Lose all your hearts, and you die. In some of those games you can refill your heart counter by drinking some sort of special health elixir.
With awesome kits like the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo 11 lunar lander, LEGO continues to give space geeks reasons to bust out their wallets. Now, thanks to a great design concept submitted by a LEGO Ideas contributor, we’re about to get another sweet LEGO space model.
Do you love the Toy Story series? Starting with Pixar’s 1995 classic, through last year’s Toy Story 4, the franchise been consistently packed with great characters, emotional story lines, and whimsical visuals. One of my favorite characters is the three-eyeballed alien species that Buzz Lightyear first encountered in the claw machine.
Despite his many personality flaws, Wolverine is still one of my favorite Marvel characters. Having his entire skeleton replaced with Adamantium certainly didn’t help his attitude, I’m sure. On the plus side, it gave him some epic claws.
I have a very soft spot in my heart for pixel art, having grown up in the 1980s with rudimentary 8-bit and 16-bit video games dominating my formative years. So I really love anything that encourages the creation of pixel-based designs.
You know the old saying “roll your dice, move your mice?” Well what if that went something like “roll your ducks, move your mice?” I don’t think that rolls off the tongue quite so easily. Still, if you get these D20 dice, that’s exactly what you’ll be rolling..
You’ve been able to get a LEGO minifig of Yoda for a long time now, but if you want a more substantial way to pay tribute to the green Jedi master, then check out this new LEGO set, which lets you build a jumbo-size model of Yoda.
Do you ever wish that sometimes an octopus could reach out with its eight arms, and just hug and squeeze you? Well now you can experience that sensation with this plush octopus tentacle cushion.
SK Japan’s soft and neck-hugging pillow wraps around you, offering the warm embrace of a squishy octopus tentacle – minus the sucky bits.
Brick Burger may have the best hamburger ever. This place is a LEGO-inspired burger restaurant based in the Philippines. Guess what that means? It means I just ordered a plane ticket to Manila. One way.
The interior of the restaurant is all decked out in a LEGO theme and those burgers?
Do you fancy yourself a modern day Dr. Frankenstein? Well then, you need a laboratory with lots of tubes and wires, some tesla coils, and of course some brains in jars. While I recommend American Science & Surplus for the lab gadgets, Copernicus Toys & Games has got you covered with the brains.
In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, “Get your ass to Mars!” Now you can, each and every day with this awesome desk toy inspired by the dust storms on the red planet.
Created by toy designer Dan Abramson, the Mars Dust Globe offers a truly unique take on the classic snow globe.
While the whole internet is abuzz about Baby Yoda these days, he or she doesn’t have the exclusive on Star Wars cuteness. Nope, not at all. And I’m not talking about Porgs or Ewoks either. I’m talking about these adorable Star Wars Icon Lights.
They tell kids they shouldn’t put toys in their mouths, but even I, a full-grown adult, would have a hard time resisting that with these plush toys that look like Lunchables.
Yummy World’s delightfully silly plush YumYumables are soft, squeezy, and the most adorable thing you’ll see today.
Toys are cool to display on your shelf, but they’re even more special when you’ve assembled them yourself. These kits from LazerModels give you the opportunity to put together your own works of geek art using flat-packed, laser-cut wood.