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Category: Cool Toys

Tungsten Spinning Top: Spinception

Tungsten Spinning Top: Spinception
The last time I really thought about a spinning top was when DiCaprio spun one in Inception. That top was supposed to help him figure out if he was in a dream or reality. All I know is the ending left me wondering what the deal was. 

Baby Groot Figure is Life Size: I am Cute!

Baby Groot Figure is Life Size: I am Cute!
Sideshow Collectibles is showing off a Baby Groot figure based on the character’s appearance in the coming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. This particular Groot is life size, which is to say about 10 inches tall.

Weaponizing LEGO Bricks: You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Literally.

Weaponizing LEGO Bricks: You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Literally.
And you thought that LEGO bricks were painful to step on. Imagine getting shot with them. There’s a gun for that. Joerg Sprave’s latest creation is a custom elastic-powered gun that can turn LEGO bricks into nasty projectiles.

Mini Golf Marble Machine: Perpetual Hole-in-one Machine

Mini Golf Marble Machine: Perpetual Hole-in-one Machine
Marble machines are kind of amazing. I love what people can create with them. Check out this video demonstration of a mini golf themed marble machine being built by Ben Tardif. There’s no actual putting required, also no whiny kids, so pretty awesome.

Doctor Who Jumbo Playmobil Action Figures: Make Some Time and Space for More Toys

Doctor Who Jumbo Playmobil Action Figures: Make Some Time and Space for More Toys
If you want a couple of cool new toys for your Doctor Who collection, check these out. These two Playmobil figures look like the 11th Doctor and the 4th Doctor each in their iconic garb. Unlike regular Playmobil toys, these ones measure 6″ tall – twice the normal height.

Labyrinth Jareth the Goblin King Action Figure Is Totally ’80s

Labyrinth Jareth the Goblin King Action Figure Is Totally ’80s
One of the things I remember most about Labyrinth (other than Jennifer Connelly breaking the hotness scale) is the crazy hair David Bowie had as Jareth. Fans of the movie will want to check out this cool Jareth action figure coming from McFarlane Toys, complete with that over the top ’80s hairdo.

LEGO Mindstorms TrotBot Walks Like an 8-Legged Horse

LEGO Mindstorms TrotBot Walks Like an 8-Legged Horse
This TrotBot was created by Ben Vagle. It is an 8-legged robot built out of LEGO Mindstorms and despite its looks, it uses a walking mechanism inspired by the gait of a galloping horse. You can see it in action in the videos below.

Mario Question Block Piggy Bank Isn’t Just for Gold Coins

Mario Question Block Piggy Bank Isn’t Just for Gold Coins
If you ever played Super Mario Bros., you know the thrill of running across one of those question mark blocks. Bop Mario’s fist against that thing over and over and you never know how many coins or other goodies would come out.

Star-Lord’s Walkman Isn’t a Walkman at All

Star-Lord’s Walkman Isn’t a Walkman at All
One of the coolest things in Guardians of the Galaxy is the retro soundtrack that Peter Quill plays on an old ’80s Sony TPS-L2 Walkman. If you missed the ’80s, you can still get one without having to resort to eBay.

Darth Vader and R2-D2 Koozies: The Chill Side of the Force

Darth Vader and R2-D2 Koozies: The Chill Side of the Force
I remember back in the day I always had a Koozie to hold my Dr. Pepper because lukewarm soda suck. Most of the Koozies that I had growing up were foam affairs that my dad always confiscated for his beer.

Tickle Me Elmo with Its Fur Removed Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Tickle Me Elmo with Its Fur Removed Will Haunt Your Nightmares
What in the unholy hell of puppetry!? I won’t be getting any sleep tonight after seeing this bit of nightmare fuel – and neither will you. To prepare for their upcoming summer camp, the Canada Science and Technology Museum Science Mobile team removed a Tickle Me Elmo doll’s red fur and proceeded to tickle it.

This LEGO Mickey Mouse Mecha Is Ready to Pulverize Pete

This LEGO Mickey Mouse Mecha Is Ready to Pulverize Pete
Mickey Mouse has his own club, lots of movies, and a slew of cartoons to his name. He also has a hater in the form of a cat named Pete. If ol’ MIC-KEY MO-US-E ever gets tired of Pete’s shit and builds a mech to take him down, this is just the ticket.

Labyrinth Board Game: Roll Your Dice, Save the Baby

Labyrinth Board Game: Roll Your Dice, Save the Baby
Labyrinth was one of those movies that I thought was creepy when I was young, but I watched it anyway. Puppets are weird. Now you can relive those creepy, weird moments from Jim Henson’s 1986 tour de force in board game form.

Rage Against the Machines Played on Toy Instruments is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Rage Against the Machines Played on Toy Instruments is the Best Thing You’ll See Today
I’ve never heard of the band called “The Wackids” before, but by god are they awesome. These guys took a bunch of kids toy instruments and blasted out some awesome music in the form of a cover of the classic Rage Against the Machine tune Killing in the Name.

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving

Nintendo Game Boy Piggy Bank: Insert Coin, Start Saving
Think about all of the money you spent on Game Boy games back in the day. It probably adds up to a lot of dough. Too bad that handheld couldn’t collect money for you and save it.

Watch the World’s Longest Domino Line Fall

Watch the World’s Longest Domino Line Fall
Growing up, I spent some time with at my grandfather’s house during the summer. There were no toys, only the stuff he liked to do. That meant cards, dominos, and copious amounts of beer. That meant while he was sitting under the tree out back getting snockered, I was setting up lines of dominoes to topple.