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Category: Cool Toys

Star Wars Mighty Muggs Vinyl Figures: 3 Darths and a Solo

Star Wars Mighty Muggs Vinyl Figures: 3 Darths and a Solo
I’m no Star Wars fan, so I wouldn’t know if there’s any canonical reason for Hasbro to bundle Mighty Muggs figures of Darth Vader, Darth Maul and Darth Revan (of KotOR fame) together with … Han Solo in a Hoth hoodie.

Laser Airzooka Gets Precision Aim

Laser Airzooka Gets Precision Aim
If you’ve ever played with an Airzooka, you know how much fun it can be to blow away your office-mates without actually causing any real harm. Now you can have a much better shot at hitting your victims with a perfect blast of air, thanks to a built-in laser pointer.

Contest: Count the Buckyballs Magnets and Win!

Contest: Count the Buckyballs Magnets and Win!
Remember BuckyBalls? You know, those amazing tiny little rare earth magnets that you can sculpt into all sorts of artistic (and not so artistic) creations? How’d you like a chance to win some of these cool metallic playthings for yourself?

Ak-39 Wearable Keyboard: the Geek’S New Must-have Accessory

Ak-39 Wearable Keyboard: the Geek’S New Must-have Accessory
iKey’s AK-39 military-grade wearable keyboard is built to operate in “very harsh electromagnetic interference (EMI) environments”, as well as provide an interface that allows for one-armed typing. It also has a backlight that is compatible with night vision technology.

Remote-Controlled Rat: Because You Can Never have Enough Rodents

Remote-Controlled Rat: Because You Can Never have Enough Rodents
Live in a rat-infested fleabag of an apartment? Well even if you don’t, you can still scare the beejezus out of your roommates with your very own remote-controlled rat. With its light-up red eyeballs, I wouldn’t necessarily call this rat-on-wheels “lifelike”.

Test Your Child’s Bravery With the Monster Stroller

Test Your Child’s Bravery With the Monster Stroller
You probably know by now that young Spartans proved their worth by being beaten up senseless and killing – or being killed by – comically large wolves. We modern men are not as barbaric; we’re content with having our babies ride cyclops-head strollers.

Frostmourne Replica on Ebay: How Much Are You Willing to Pay for a Foam Sword?

Frostmourne Replica on Ebay: How Much Are You Willing to Pay for a Foam Sword?
For those who are not into World of Warcraft, Frostmourne is the sword held by the evil being called the Lich King, leader of one of the undead factions in the MMORPG. How powerful is this sword?

Ben Heck’S Commodore 64 Laptop on Auction, Comes With Free Movie

Ben Heck’S Commodore 64 Laptop on Auction, Comes With Free Movie
Ben Heck has put up his retro-futuristic creation, the Commodore 64 laptop, for auction. The proceeds will go to “a worthy charity”.  The winning bidder also gets an SD card – the laptop is equipped with both an SD card slot and a cartridge slot – and a DVD of Possomus Woman, a film written and directed by the master modician himself.

Sony Patents Their Part of the Motion-Controlled Future

Sony Patents Their Part of the Motion-Controlled Future
Move over, Project Natal and Wii-mote: here comes Sony, trying to break into the let’s-make-it-real movement with a new patent for image-scanning with their EyeToy camera. Oh, did you think I meant their oddly-shaped wand controller from E3?

Swinxs “Game Console” Gives Kids Real Controller-Free Gaming

Swinxs “Game Console” Gives Kids Real Controller-Free Gaming
One of the more valid complaints against playing video games is that it sometimes makes us forget how fun it is to play outdoors, or interact with other people directly, not in front of a monitor or TV.

Nintendo DS and Sony PSP Morphed into Less Portable Arcade Cabinet

Nintendo DS and Sony PSP Morphed into Less Portable Arcade Cabinet
You know what’s awesome about portable game systems? Portability, of course! And what’s awesome about arcade cabinets? Everything. So it’s clear that arcade cabinets are, in fact, better than portables… which means it’s totally okay to hack your portables into your arcade cabinets.

Electroplankton Returns via Dsiware

Electroplankton Returns via Dsiware
Love Electroplankton? You’re not alone; the interactive music experience has a devoted following, and they’re all about to be made very happy… if they’re in Japan. Nintendo’s home base is about to be treated to ten different Electroplankton apps on the DSiWare service.

Needle-Felted Jabba the Hutt: Awwwwwww

Needle-Felted Jabba the Hutt: Awwwwwww
How do you make a disgusting alien cute? Easy: just replace his slimy skin with wool. Oh and give him a “squezzly bunnybear.” Flickr pro/proud mom/Jedi Grand Needle Felter Kit Lane imagined that as a child, Zorba’s offspring wasn’t really an evil Hutt.

Darth Vader Alarm Clock Radio: Snooze the Force, Luke!

Darth Vader Alarm Clock Radio: Snooze the Force, Luke!
How’d you like to wake up to a Sith Lord staring you down in the middle of the night? This Darth Vader alarm clock/radio from Sakar is sure to scare the crap out of you if you happen to roll over at 3am and stare into his glowing red LED eyeballs.

Prepare to Welcome Your New Transforming Overlords

Prepare to Welcome Your New Transforming Overlords
Someday, people are going to learn not to mess with the dangerous technology. You’re not supposed to build an AI! Haven’t the movies taught you people anything? Apparently not, since some guy has gone and built himself a transforming robot.

Robonova Biped Robot: More Entertaining Than Transformers 2

Robonova Biped Robot: More Entertaining Than Transformers 2
I apologize to anyone who has seen Revenge of the Fallen and liked it, but personally I think I got ripped off on that one. My sentiments – and then some – have been represented elsewhere, so I’ll just leave it at that.