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Missile-Firing Griffin Helo TC Assault Copter Flies Skyward

Missile-Firing Griffin Helo TC Assault Copter Flies Skyward
Griffin has been selling some interesting little remote control helicopters for a while. The little helicopters are controlled by iOS devices such as an iPhone or an iPad. I’ve used them before and I can say that they can be difficult to control.

Life-Size Inflatable Portal 2 Sentry Turret Doesn’t Blame You

Life-Size Inflatable Portal 2 Sentry Turret Doesn’t Blame You
I bet more than a few of you are fans of the game Portal and Portal 2. Besides GLaDOS, the Companion Cube, Wheatley and Cave Johnson, one of the most memorable things Chell had to deal with are those pesky turrets lying around the environment.

Triport Spire is One Insanely Detailed LEGO Creation

Triport Spire is One Insanely Detailed LEGO Creation
I’ve been impressed by many LEGO creations in the past, but nothing beats the level of OMG WTF how did he do that as this Triport Spire. This is a science fiction themed LEGO build so incredibly detailed you can look at the photos for hours and not take in all it has to offer.

Epson Moverio BT-100 Video Glasses Hacked to Control Parrot AR.Drone

Epson Moverio BT-100 Video Glasses Hacked to Control Parrot AR.Drone
I bet a lot of you are like me and get a kick out of seeing the mashups geeks can whip up with a couple gadgets and some spare time. Thomas Sohmers has what might be one of the coolest combos I’ve seen in a long time.

“Zero Gravity” Fridge Rover Cruises up Your Refrigerator Door

“Zero Gravity” Fridge Rover Cruises up Your Refrigerator Door
I have one of those stainless steel refrigerators in my kitchen – which means it looks really cool on the front, but it also only holds magnets on its steel sides, so I miss out on some of the cool things you can stick to your fridge – like this tiny Fridge Rover.

Steampunk NERF Rifle: A Staple of 19th Century Tomfoolery

Steampunk NERF Rifle: A Staple of 19th Century Tomfoolery
deviantART member vanbangerburger put together this trinket-filled steampunk weapon using a NERF rifle, some acrylic and spray paint and then attached “pretty much whatever” he could find to it. I’m disappointed that he didn’t find a cat.

Scale R/C Shopping Carts Perfect for Tiny Grocery Runs

Scale R/C Shopping Carts Perfect for Tiny Grocery Runs
Shopping cart races were one of the more wacky things that people used to do before all the stores made it so you couldn’t remove shopping carts from their parking lots. Now you can recreate that pastime in miniature, with these remote-controlled shopping carts.

Nikko VaporizR Amphibious R/C Car Goes from Land to Water and Back Again

Nikko VaporizR Amphibious R/C Car Goes from Land to Water and Back Again
R/C cars can be fun, but if you accidentally crash yours into the swimming pool, it’s probably a goner. Not so with this one, which can not only run on dry land, but can drive in water or snow.

Mattel’s Official Back to the Future Hoverboard: But Will it Hover?

Mattel’s Official Back to the Future Hoverboard: But Will it Hover?
The Back to the Future trilogy had so many cool things in it, but one of the things that we remember most is from Back to the Future II. The hoverboard that Marty steals to flee from trouble.

Ghost in the Shell Gets LEGO-fied

Ghost in the Shell Gets LEGO-fied
You might recall that last week I ran across a cool LEGO creation that was perfect for my little girl. It was pink and used the girl-focused LEGO Friends sets to make a cool mech. Here’s another LEGO creation using one of those Friends figures – this time to recreate Major Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell, along with a Think Tank – made from regular LEGO bits.

TheO Foam Ball: Throw Your Phone Around

TheO Foam Ball: Throw Your Phone Around
While it’s never been recommended to chuck around your precious smartphone, it looks like the new TheO Foam ball will allow you to do so, at least in a reasonable manner. While you probably won’t want to play dodgeball with your iPhone inside of it, there are specially-designed games that you can play with it.

Is This Robot the Greatest Toy in the Universe?

Is This Robot the Greatest Toy in the Universe?
Jaimie Mantzel is excited about the new toy that he invented. With good reason. He even has a toy company on board to help produce his walking robot toy. He’s calling this prototype robot the “greatest toy in the universe.”

DiscoRobo Busts a Move on Your Desk

DiscoRobo Busts a Move on Your Desk
Dancing is all the rage right now what with those popular network dance competition shows and all. Turns out robots are getting into the act too. The new Tosy DiscoRobo toy is all about shaking its groove thang and has heart shaped LED eyes to let you know that it loves you.

Voltron and Fallout Get the Papercraft Treatment

Voltron and Fallout Get the Papercraft Treatment
Papercraft fans who love Fallout or Voltron can make some cool new toys for their desk. They each have the signature cube heads of papercraft toys and look amazing.

Doctor Who Bump-N-Go Cybermat Toy Literally Shows No Teeth

Doctor Who Bump-N-Go Cybermat Toy Literally Shows No Teeth
The following post is from Technabob guest writer Jack Kieffer of Cool Gizmo Toys, a site that loves geeky products as well as Pandas. The site isn’t about Pandas, but those are pretty awesome anyway. Diehard Doctor Who fans would recognize the Cybermat immediately, and would be super excited to hear that the Bump-N-Go Cybermat is available this Christmas season!

Forget ABC Blocks, the Wooden iPhone is for Modern Toddlers

Forget ABC Blocks, the Wooden iPhone is for Modern Toddlers
Kids today. They don’t want old-fashioned wood blocks with ABCs and numbers on them. Who wants to learn while you are drooling all over yourself and pooping your diaper? Babies want an iPhone 4S (or an iPad 2).