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Category: Just Plain Fun

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Ice Cream

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Ice Cream
Presumably oblivious that April Fools’ Day was months ago, Kraft has partnered with Brooklyn, New York-based ice cream maker Van Leeuwen to create a limited edition Kraft Macaroni & Cheese flavored frozen treat. Honestly, I’m not sure if I should cry tears of joy or disgust.

A Patternless Glow-in-the Dark Jigsaw Puzzle for Driving Yourself Crazy

A Patternless Glow-in-the Dark Jigsaw Puzzle for Driving Yourself Crazy
Want to go insane? Well, you’re in luck, because Japanese puzzle manufacturer Beverly has released this glow-in-the-dark Jigsaw Puzzle from Hell. Available from the Japan Trends shop for $42, it’s a 150-piece imageless jigsaw puzzle with phosphorescent pieces that glow in the dark.

Shelby Destroyer Foam Disc Launcher Fires 6 Disks/Second: Move Over, NERF

Shelby Destroyer Foam Disc Launcher Fires 6 Disks/Second: Move Over, NERF
Look out, NERF, there’s a new weaponized foam launcher in town in the form of the Shelby Destroyer foam disc blaster. The gun is capable of firing six foam discs per second with a 120 round capacity, with both semi-automatic and fully-automatic capabilities.

The Mandalorian Grogu with Egg Canister Cat Grass Chia Pet: Wait, Is This The Way?

The Mandalorian Grogu with Egg Canister Cat Grass Chia Pet: Wait, Is This The Way?
It doesn’t matter what the product is, if it’s Mandalorian-themed, people are going to buy it. Case in point: this Chia Cat Grass Planter featuring Grogu with the egg canister he wanted to eat from so badly.

This Creepy LEGO Technic Vehicle Is Coming to Get You

This Creepy LEGO Technic Vehicle Is Coming to Get You
The brainchild of imaginative LEGO builder Yoshihito Isogawa, this is the Creepy Vehicle, assembled entirely out of LEGO and LEGO Technic pieces. The vehicle rolls forward thanks to a LEGO Power Functions motor, constantly opening and closing its toothed aperture in the process.

Giant Wall-Mounted Risk Game: World Domination on an Epic Scale

Giant Wall-Mounted Risk Game: World Domination on an Epic Scale
Board games: some people take them a lot more seriously than other people. And for those hardcore board gamers, the WS Game Company has created this Giant Wall Edition of Risk. And giant it is, with a framed board that measures 56″ x 42″ and weighs a very respectable 36-pounds.

Giant Dinosaur Bone Lawn Ornaments: Jurassic Park at Home

Giant Dinosaur Bone Lawn Ornaments: Jurassic Park at Home
Because who doesn’t like pretending they’re a weekend paleontologist, purveyor of eccentric home and garden decor Design Toscano has created these giant dinosaur bone lawn sculptures. I can already imagine myself brushing some dirt off in front of guests and telling them I unearthed it this morning.

The Great Wave off Kanagawa Cat Scratching Post: Fine Art for Felines

The Great Wave off Kanagawa Cat Scratching Post: Fine Art for Felines
Created using Katsushika Hokusai’s iconic The Great Wave off Kanagawa woodblock print, this is a cat scratcher in a 3D form of the masterpiece. Released by the Cat Club division of Japanese lifestyle brand Felissimo, the scratcher sells for around $90.

Heykube Electronic Puzzle Cube Teaches You How to Solve It: Kompanion Kube

Heykube Electronic Puzzle Cube Teaches You How to Solve It: Kompanion Kube
You can find dozens of tutorials and tips on how to solve a puzzle cube, but a company called Heykube figured out a way to build the guide into the cube itself. The eponymous toy has LEDs at the center of each side.

Playmobil Adds Marty McFly’s Truck to Its Back to the Future Playsets: Great Scott!

Playmobil Adds Marty McFly’s Truck to Its Back to the Future Playsets: Great Scott!
Presumably, because its previously released time-traveling DeLorean playset sold like hotcakes (and how could it not?), Playmobil is releasing another set, this time in the form of Marty McFly’s often overlooked pickup truck (affiliate link). I’ve already bought two – one for playing with and one for keeping mint in its packaging.

Fools Paradise Lowfool Steel of League Figure: Mobile Scrum Gundam

Fools Paradise Lowfool Steel of League Figure: Mobile Scrum Gundam
Prolific designer toymaker Fools Paradise is releasing a beastly figure that sees a rugby player wearing parts of the RX-78-2 Gundam as protective gear. The figure is called Lowfool Steel of League Team 01-GD. Yep, the toymakers are saying it’s for a robot rugby league, despite the face mask.

Pastry Artist Creates Edible Desk Lamp: Luxo, Edible

Pastry Artist Creates Edible Desk Lamp: Luxo, Edible
Presumably envisioned in a eureka moment complete with a lightbulb going off over his head, incredibly talented pastry chef and chocolatier Amaury Guichon constructed a realistic desk lamp entirely out of edible ingredients. At first, I couldn’t believe my eyes.

Transformers x Quiccs Megatron Bust: Peace Through Graffiti

Transformers x Quiccs Megatron Bust: Peace Through Graffiti
Here’s a version of Megatron that Optimus Prime would allow to flourish. Hasbro and Mighty Jaxx’s latest team-up with toy designer Quiccs is a 9.5″ x 11″ x 7″ vinyl bust that sees the Decepticon leader brandishing two silver spray paint cans.

VW Microbus Igloo Coolers: The Party Bus Has Arrived!

VW Microbus Igloo Coolers: The Party Bus Has Arrived!
Inspired by the classic look of vintage Volkswagen Type 2 microbuses, Igloo has released three limited edition coolers, each resembling one of the 1950s and ’60s vehicles. Available on Amazon in red and orange large sizes and a blue mini size (affiliate links), they’re the perfect coolers for bringing a few cold drinks to the beach.

DIY 3D Printable Mecha and Sci-Fi Face Masks: Man & Machine, Sanding Extreme

DIY 3D Printable Mecha and Sci-Fi Face Masks: Man & Machine, Sanding Extreme
You wouldn’t download a mech, but you would and you can download a mecha’s mask. It’s all thanks to designers like Etsy seller SeberdrA, who offers STL files of masks and other facial cosplay accessories inspired by popular mecha, cyborgs, and other anime, video games, and science fiction characters.

The Visible Hutt Anatomical Jabba the Hutt Figure: Everybody Gangster Until the Scalpel Comes Out

The Visible Hutt Anatomical Jabba the Hutt Figure: Everybody Gangster Until the Scalpel Comes Out
I never thought that someone would be a hardcore fan of Jabba the Hutt, but once again I’ve been reminded that there are all kinds of people in this world. Toy designer and maker Mighty Jabba not only has various collectibles of the Star Wars mob boss, but he also painstakingly designed, printed, and sculpted an anatomical figure of the menacing slug.