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Talking Portal 2 Plush Turret Doesn’t Hate You, Just Wants Your Hugs

Talking Portal 2 Plush Turret Doesn’t Hate You, Just Wants Your Hugs
If you are a fan of the Portal series, you will be very familiar with the turrets that hang around trying to kill you. ThinkGeek has a new plush turret that talks to you and looks like the real thing – if it were soft and squishy.

Robot Matroyshka: Matrobotshka?

Robot Matroyshka: Matrobotshka?
There’s something that’s always fascinated me about matroyshka, those Russian nesting dolls. I think it’s that they sort of remind me of Inception – in doll form. You know, a doll within a doll within a doll.

BBC Develops Daleks That Are Controlled by Doctor Who Episodes

BBC Develops Daleks That Are Controlled by Doctor Who Episodes
Daleks just got even scarier. The fine folks at the BBC’s R&D division have created a system in which Daleks in front of a TV can mimic the actions of the Daleks on the screen. In other words, when the Daleks on screen move towards their target, like the Doctor for instance, so will the model in your living room.

Big Toy Book App Lets Kids Pick the Cool Holiday Toys

Big Toy Book App Lets Kids Pick the Cool Holiday Toys
Christmas is right around the corner and if you have kids at home or that you are shopping for getting them something cool that they really want can be a challenge. What you need if you have an iPhone or iPad is The Big Toy Book app.

Bigtrak XTR R/C Truck to Get iPhone, Android Remote Control and More

Bigtrak XTR R/C Truck to Get iPhone, Android Remote Control and More
A while back, you might recall that I told you guys about the return of the Bigtrak programmable vehicle from the 1980s. Well, the guys from Zeon Tech who made the revamped Bigtrak and Bigtrak Jr.

Crystal LEGO Holiday Trains: Toys for the 1%

Crystal LEGO Holiday Trains: Toys for the 1%
Christmas is right around the corner so you had better start shopping. While most of us will be content with various LEGO sets under the tree that are free from glitter and gold, that won’t cut it with the 1%.

HexBug Larva Robots Ready to Squirm into Your Life

HexBug Larva Robots Ready to Squirm into Your Life
You may or may not know this about me, but I really dislike bugs. Not dragonflies or ladybugs, mind you, just the really creepy crawly type. And while it’s usually the ones with thousands of legs that really freak me out, larvae are about the next worst thing.

Max Force Weapons Fire Paper, Not Bullets

Max Force Weapons Fire Paper, Not Bullets
Looking for a way to annoy your roommates without actually harming them? These unique toy weapons fire tiny paper pellets instead of bullets, water or paintballs.

Awesome LEGO X-Wing Fighter: Red Brick Five Standing by

Awesome LEGO X-Wing Fighter: Red Brick Five Standing by
Of all the fighters and space ships that were in the Star Wars flicks, my favorite was always the X-Wing that Luke flew. I never had one as a kid when the toys were out for some reason, each time I had the loot saved, I spent it on something else.

Hot Wheels Alarm Clock Loop-de-Loops You Out of Bed

Hot Wheels Alarm Clock Loop-de-Loops You Out of Bed
Looking for a fun gift for that kid who loves toy cars? If they’re into Hot Wheels, your kid might just like to have this alarm clock by their bedside. The Hot Wheels alarm clock can wake you with beeping, radio or the only real reason you’d buy this – engine sounds.

Utamin is One Ugly Hairless Mogwai Theramin

Utamin is One Ugly Hairless Mogwai Theramin
Have you ever wanted a Mogwai? You know, those creatures from Gremlins who remain cute and cuddly as long as you don’t expose them to sunlight, feed them after midnight or get them wet? While this new toy from Japan doesn’t really look like a Mogwai, it does sing like one.

Bionic Bopper Robot Cars: Real Steel Gets Real

Bionic Bopper Robot Cars: Real Steel Gets Real
If you are rich enough to afford your own battling robots, these Bionic Bopper Cars will be your next purchase. You and a friend can battle with these motorized robots. They allow you to stand inside the protective cage and throw punches like a large game of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots.

Baja 5SC 1:5th Scale R/C Truck Could Eat Your R/C Car for Lunch

Baja 5SC 1:5th Scale R/C Truck Could Eat Your R/C Car for Lunch
I enjoy remote-controlled cars and trucks as much as the next guy, but I had no idea that you could actually buy ones that are this huge, and drive this fast.

iModela 3D Milling Machine Creates Tiny Figures on Your Desktop

iModela 3D Milling Machine Creates Tiny Figures on Your Desktop
3D printers and mills are finally getting to the point where regular Joes can afford them, so it’s only natural that they start by targeting them at kids. Japanese company Roland DG has announced a tiny 3D milling machine called the iModela iM-01 that looks really awesome.

Hot Wheels Video Racer Car: GoPro Junior

Hot Wheels Video Racer Car: GoPro Junior
I am a car guy, I take my car to lots of different racing events, and often I record the event with my GoPro camera that sticks to the windshield. My son is a little car guy and he collects how wheels cars.

Star Wars Characters Get Needle-Felted, Everyone Now as Cute as an Ewok

Star Wars Characters Get Needle-Felted, Everyone Now as Cute as an Ewok
I’m going to go out on a limb and bet you these are the cutest, fuzziest Star Wars characters you’ll see today. These little needle-felted guys come to us from a galaxy far, far away, where even Darth Vader and the Stormtroopers aren’t imposing in the least.