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Atari 2600 + Wall-E = Atar-E

Atari 2600 + Wall-E = Atar-E
Technabob contributing author Conner Flynn has a hidden talent – and I’m not talking about walking and chewing gum at the same time. The man knows his way around an Atari 2600 like it’s nobody’s business.

The Last of Us Plushies: The Cutest of Them

The Last of Us Plushies: The Cutest of Them
I haven’t played The Last of Us yet – RIP, PS3, you served me well! – but from what I’ve heard about it anyone who’s played the game needs a massive dose of sunshine and rainbows afterwards.

DIY Digital Magic 8-Ball with up to 60 Answers: Without a Doubt, It’s Even More Confusing

DIY Digital Magic 8-Ball with up to 60 Answers: Without a Doubt, It’s Even More Confusing
Mattel’s Magic 8-ball toy has 20 answers, each one printed on a 20-sided die. Jason Poel Smith of DIY Hacks and How-Tos thought that that was 40 answers too few, so he made his own version of the fortune-telling toy that can have up to 60 possible answers.

LEGO Game of Thrones Minifigs: Does Ned’s Head Pop off?

LEGO Game of Thrones Minifigs: Does Ned’s Head Pop off?
LEGO is a family-friendly brand, so I can say with a high degree of certainty that they’ll never release an official line of Game of Thrones minifigs. But that didn’t stop one enterprising LEGO fan from creating a line of custom Game of Thrones figures.

Zerg Overlord Plushie: Hug of the Swarm

Zerg Overlord Plushie: Hug of the Swarm
A few months ago we saw a couple of pillow cases that would be right at home in Aiur. This stuffed toy on the other hand is for those who are loyal to the Swarm. It’s a plush toy of the Zerg Overlord based on its apperance in StarCraft.

Claptrap Gets Plush

Claptrap Gets Plush
Fans of Borderlands, drop what you’re doing and head on over to Etsy this minute. Claptrap is waiting there to help you complete your quest!

Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride!

Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride!
Back in February, we mentioned some cool build-your-own iPhone remote control Brick Cars from Utico that had landed in Japan. These cars let you drive around using your iPhone or other Apple gadget as a controller and you get to build the car as well.

GoldenEye 007 Remote Mine Replica: Q Approved

GoldenEye 007 Remote Mine Replica: Q Approved
This life-size replica of James Bond’s remote mine from GoldenEye 007 was made by Thingiverse member Quiche, ComradeQuiche. The mine has blinking LEDs that you can toggle on and off as well as magnets so you can mount it just like its counterpart, fictional counterpart.

ThinkGeek Squirming Tentacle Can’t Even Hold onto Your Data

ThinkGeek Squirming Tentacle Can’t Even Hold onto Your Data
Over the years, we’ve seen some really bizarre USB gadgets turn up. We’ve seen plenty of lights, flash drives, and all manner of other devices. We’ve even had little USB powered dogs designed to hump away at your USB port.

Teddy Sitter Lets Parents Keep an Eye on Kids from Afar

Teddy Sitter Lets Parents Keep an Eye on Kids from Afar
A new stuffed bear toy has turned up on Indiegogo that is mostly cute and just a little bit creepy. The bear is called the Teddy Sitter and is supposed to be a fun and educational interactive toy aimed at kids from age 4 to 8.

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Kit Flies into View

PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Kit Flies into View
Growing up I built more than my fair share of paper airplanes. I’m sure a lot of you guys built plenty of them yourselves, and we still build quite a few paper flying machines around my house.

Electric Valentine Robot Paper Toy: RoboCard

Electric Valentine Robot Paper Toy: RoboCard
Forget chocolates and flowers. Those tokens of your affection don’t last. What does last? A robot. Robots are forever. That is why they will be our eventual doom. Robobbie is an adorable robot paper puppet that you can give your significant other this Valentine’s Day.

iSpy R/C Tank Lets You See Where You’re Driving

iSpy R/C Tank Lets You See Where You’re Driving
Remote control toys that are controlled by an iPhone or an iPad are nothing new. We’ve written about remote control cars using smartphones as controllers in the past. Anoter remote-controlled toy designed to work with the iPhone or the iPad is controller has turned up called the iSpy Tank.

Darth Vader Samurai: Turning Japanese

Darth Vader Samurai: Turning Japanese
Darth Vader is still one of the greatest villains in the history of entertainment. But did you know that his helmet was inspired by the helmets of Japanese Samurai warriors? Well you do now. In tribute to the Dark Lord’s Japanese roots, toy maker Avatar666 created this awesome little guy.

Interactive LED Cube: Rubik’s Cube 2.0

Interactive LED Cube: Rubik’s Cube 2.0
Thanks to touchscreens and other input sensors, we’re finding more ways to integrate physical movement in electronic entertainment. The Princip Interactive LED Futuro Cube is another example. Its sensors work with the embedded LEDs to amuse – or frustrate – you in all sorts of ways.

Atari 2600 Hot Wheels: Car-tridges

Atari 2600 Hot Wheels: Car-tridges
I like to think that I’m pretty plugged into retro geek culture, but I have to hand it to the guys over at You Found a Secret Area! for turning up something I’ve not seen before – a series of Atari 2600-themed cars from Hot Wheels.