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Category: Cool Toys

Doctor Mobius’ Big Hairy & Scary LEGO Spider

Doctor Mobius’ Big Hairy & Scary LEGO Spider
Jason Ruff, also known as Doctor Mobius, created this big hairy spider out of LEGOs. It’s pretty awesome and has thousands of hair spikes covering its body. If that isn’t enough to give you arachnophobia, the spider comes complete with egg missiles and drones.

Strange and Beautiful Junk Robots

Strange and Beautiful Junk Robots
These unusual robots were featured on the oddly named Russian website Ribbon Comedy Eye Girls. For some reason, the title of the site makes me think of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Although these robots made from found objects don’t really function (other than maybe lighting up), they are intriguing.

Iron Man Mr. Potato Head, Aka Tony Starch

Iron Man Mr. Potato Head, Aka Tony Starch
Shellhead turns to Spudhead with the inevitable movie merchandise: the Iron Man Mr. Potato Head. Tony Starch comes with removable parts and pieces, and his head can be replaced with any Mr. Potato Head um, head.

Lightsaber Bookends Will Reveal Your Inner Geek to Everyone

Lightsaber Bookends Will Reveal Your Inner Geek to Everyone
It’s taken over half a year since you could find ’em, but these illuminated Lightsaber Bookends are available for pre-order again. You might have noticed – if you have keen eyes – that this lightsaber is none other than Darth Vader’s.

IPhone App Quartet + Youtube = Internet Fame

IPhone App Quartet + Youtube = Internet Fame
YouTube user applegirl002 just did Apple a favor. Her videos show just how mature and complex the apps on the iPhone and iPod Touch have become. applegirl002 shows us how to play Lady Gaga’s Poker Face using only four iPhones, three apps and one wicked stand.

Alien Facehugger Plush Toy Feasts on Your Face

Alien Facehugger Plush Toy Feasts on Your Face
Beware of the kid who likes a Facehugger for a bedtime companion. I don’t care if this thing is made of candy; it still scares the hell out of me.

Clockwork’S Awesome Little Manga-Bot Makes Your Coffee

Clockwork’S Awesome Little Manga-Bot Makes Your Coffee
There’s nothing sweeter in life than having a robot do some chores for you. It makes your realize just how much robots can accomplish nowadays. Take for instance, Clockwork‘s little manga-bot, who makes a mean cup of coffee.

Star Wars + LEGO + iPhone: Could It Get Any Better?

Star Wars + LEGO + iPhone: Could It Get Any Better?
Combining LEGOs with Star Wars was a stroke of genius. Now, Chris Harrison has built himself a LEGO iPhone dock that’s inspired by Star Wars. The only way that this could get any better was if robots were involved in some fashion.

Flamethrower Scooter: Keep Back at Least 16 Feet

Flamethrower Scooter: Keep Back at Least 16 Feet
I’ve certainly seen plenty of trucks and emergency vehicles on the road with signs that say “do not follow,” but I never really understood why they say that. Now here’s a vehicle that really needs one of those signs.

Steampunk Stormtrooper Helmet is Geek Overload

Steampunk Stormtrooper Helmet is Geek Overload
I like converged items. I like my phone to work like a computer and a game console for example. I can also appreciate when geeks converge two of their passions into one extra geeky item. Such is the case with the steampunk Stormtrooper helmet we have here today.

Nintendo 3DS: Next Generation of the Ds to Feature Glasses-Free 3d, More Powerful Money-Printing

Nintendo 3DS: Next Generation of the Ds to Feature Glasses-Free 3d, More Powerful Money-Printing
A sneaky press release (pdf, Japanese) reveals that the next version of the Nintendo DS will feature glasses-free 3D. Tentatively called Nintendo 3DS, the device will apparently still be compatible with DS and DSi games.

IPod-Controls Pontiac Gto

IPod-Controls Pontiac Gto
Well, it looks like the iPod is now capable of remote controlling your car. Well not your car, but Dave Philipps did manage to control his classic Pontiac GTO with his iPod. Dave’s totally tricked-out GTO has wireless controls for the ignition, doors, windows, radio, drop top, and even his trunk.

Japan’S Gundam Statue to Wield Lightsaber

Japan’S Gundam Statue to Wield Lightsaber
Remember that fabulous Gundam statue from Tokyo? It was originally erected to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the animated series. Well, it’s coming back better than ever! With a lightsaber, need I say more?

Brodmann Blades: Like Playing Ping Pong With Mittens

Brodmann Blades: Like Playing Ping Pong With Mittens
I suppose these fall into the “why didn’t I think of that” bucket of ideas. If you’ve ever tried to play a game of ping pong, you know how tricky it can be to get your wrist in the right position to switch quickly from forehand to backhand grips.

LEGO Mindstorms Robot Controlled by Tweets

LEGO Mindstorms Robot Controlled by Tweets
My brain is overloading with the coolness of this little LEGO robot. On top of being remote-controlled, NIKO can receive its commands via Twitter! Now that’s a cool use of social-robo-networking!

Zim and Zou’S Paper Game Boy Won’T Let You Play, but Still Looks Cool

Zim and Zou’S Paper Game Boy Won’T Let You Play, but Still Looks Cool
This colorful Game Boy isn’t really an customized old school Nintendo Game Boy. Nah. It’s actually completely made out of paper! Well, it sure fooled me. When I first saw this, I tried to remember if they ever came out with a Game Boy in these colors.