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Category: Cool Toys

Breakdancing R/C Car Arrives Just in Time for Nobody to Care About Breakdancing

Breakdancing R/C Car Arrives Just in Time for Nobody to Care About Breakdancing
I’ve been waiting all my life for the day that somebody came up with a gadget that would finally combine my passions for radio-controlled race cars and breakdancing. That day has finally arrived. You can certainly drive this R/C car around the floor just like any other, but the real fun kicks in when you kick it into Breakin’ II Electric Boogaloo mode.

The Shocking Mouse, Perfect for the Annoying Co-Worker

The Shocking Mouse, Perfect for the Annoying Co-Worker
If you’re cheap, you can pick up some random iPod knockoff designed to deliver a nasty hilarious shock to the hands of the unwary Grabby McGrabberson. Isn’t laughter worth more than $3.95? Of course it is, why is why big spenders shell out $5.99 for the shocking mouse.

Game Boy Plushies Grow Legs

Game Boy Plushies Grow Legs
There’s just something about the iconic Game Boy that makes people want to give it a face, thus turning the system into a lovable character. The latest examples may not be quite as expressive as the last personable Game Boy plushies seen around these parts, but they do have something going for them: legs.

Gakken Mm Circuit Micro Race Car Drives Around the World to the Left

Gakken Mm Circuit Micro Race Car Drives Around the World to the Left
This diminutive race car from Japan does one thing really well – it drives around in a circle, over and over again. While it’s not quite as exciting as watching hillbillies turning left a NASCAR race (sarcasm), at least you get a front-row seat to this tiny little race whenever you want.

Plamodel DIY 35mm Camera Kit Snaps Together, Then Snaps Photos

Plamodel DIY 35mm Camera Kit Snaps Together, Then Snaps Photos
Sure, you can pick up a cheap disposable camera at the neighborhood convenience store for about $10 bucks, but why buy one of those when you can build your own for a few dollars more? The SuperHeadz Plamodel 35mm camera kit lets you snap together your camera using die-cut pieces that are reminiscent of the first time you built a model car or airplane when you were a kid.

Buckyball Magnets: Fun, Powerful and Versatile Choking Hazards

Buckyball Magnets: Fun, Powerful and Versatile Choking Hazards
Happy 25th anniversary, Buckyball! Welcome Google visitors! (9/4/2010) Hey guys! Let’s play a game! I call it “Hazard!” Here’s how it goes: I describe something, and you tell me the answer in the form of a question.

Q-Steer Mario Kart Remote Contol Cars Bring Video Game Races to the Real World

Q-Steer Mario Kart Remote Contol Cars Bring Video Game Races to the Real World
Fresh off the boat from Japan, these miniature remote control cars let you tool around as the characters from Mario Kart. These Q-Steer cars from TakaraTomy let drive around using a pocket-size infrared remote control. Each one features the likeness of one of your favorite characters, and they can run on different frequencies so you can race against your friends.

Wipeout Chalk Gun: Like Paintball, but Without the Paint

Wipeout Chalk Gun: Like Paintball, but Without the Paint
As much fun as a game of paintball can be, there’s nothing fun about trying to get all that paint out of your hair and off your skin. This fun shooter replaces the messy paint with chalk, making cleanup a bit easier – although god only knows what all that chalk dust will do for your lungs.

Video Game Controllers for Your Cat

Video Game Controllers for Your Cat
You may have read about this innovative video game for cats last April. Now there’s a bunch of cat toys perfect for those geeky cats who like to gnaw on the wires from your video game controllers.

Turn Your Old Tickets Into X-Wing Fighters

Turn Your Old Tickets Into X-Wing Fighters
Have some old concert or train tickets lying around? With a little folding, some X-Acto knife skill and a whole lot of patience, you can turn those old tix into some tiny little X-Wing Fighters. Paper-master Hubert de Lartigue shows you how-to do it with a Paris METRO ticket here.

Electro Art Works Makes Ray Guns a Reality

Electro Art Works Makes Ray Guns a Reality
When I was a kid, I really wanted to be Marvin the Martin. No, not because of his stylish scrub-brush headgear or his oversize clown shoes. Nope, it was the awesome destructive power of his ACME Ray Gun that I envied.

Giant Plush Microbes: Cute, Huggable and Possibly Lethal

Giant Plush Microbes: Cute, Huggable and Possibly Lethal
Ever wanted to hug an accurate representation of the Black Death bacterium? Or punt an Athlete’s Foot fungus for all those embarrassing years in high school? Or play house with a sperm cell and an egg cell?

Amphibious Lamborghini Takes to the High Seas

Amphibious Lamborghini Takes to the High Seas
At first glance, I thought this seafaring sports car was the underwater Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me. Much to my amazement, it’s a real amphibious Lamborghini Countach built by Mike Ryan of SeaRoader.

LEGO Business Cards: Collect All LEGO Executive and Pr Minifigs!

LEGO Business Cards: Collect All LEGO Executive and Pr Minifigs!
Chief Happiness Officer (nice!) Alexander Kjerulf received a business card from a friend. But since his friend worked at LEGO, this is what she handed to him: Alexander adds that LEGO tries to match the appearance of the employee with the minifig.

Get Off My Lawn: Paintball Turret

Get Off My Lawn: Paintball Turret
Some people go in for a regular ol’ security system, the kind with panels and codes and alarms. And you could do that, sure. Or, you could put together some real home security: a paintball turret.

Bioshocking: Replica Syringes for Little Sisters

Bioshocking: Replica Syringes for Little Sisters
Some games linger, even when they’re no longer in the spotlight, and BioShock is a game that may never die. The sinister underwater city of Rapture continues to haunt the minds–and hands–of artisan gamers around the world.