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    Teddy Ruxpin Gets a Second Comeback, Now With Animated Eyes

    Teddy Ruxpin was one of the most successful early robot buddies of his day. Well, he wasn’t full-on robot, but he had a moving mouth he could use to tell stories played from a cassette tape player on his backside. But, technology changes with the times. In 2006, Teddy got a technical upgrade with cartridges instead of […]

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    LEGO Speeds in With a Caterham Seven 620R Model

    British sports car manufacturer Caterham is so cool that I’ve never heard of them — and that’s not sarcasm, the coolest things in life are generally the things I’ve never heard of. Looks like they’re a company faithful to the classic sports car style, while using some very modern and very powerful engines on the inside. […]

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    The Empire Demands Total Obedience With Star Wars Simon

    What better game to bear the visage of Darth Vader than one that brutally punishes failure to follow simple instructions? Fortunately, I don’t think Star Wars Simon will Force choke you out if you hit red instead of blue, but then again, you might want to err on the side of caution. Star Wars Simon, […]

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    Loot Crate August 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    August lets your ANTI-HERO out of the closet by celebrating heroes that aren’t quite as squeaky clean as let’s say Clark Kent. Here’s what we found in August’s box: Exclusive Harley Quinn Q-Fig by QMx – This figurine has been designed exclusively for looters, and Ms Quinn is rocking her classic suit for it. Exclusive Archer […]

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    This Steamboat Willie Lego Set Hopeful is a Real Dreamboat

    This ship needs to pull into port, pronto! Mickey Mouse made it big in Steamboat Willie, but the early Disney classic hasn’t gotten enough love in recent years. Lego Ideas user szabomate90 wants to change that. Their proposed Steamboat Willie set is a small 156-piece replica of the ship from the movie. True to the […]

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    Lego Cuts a Sick Promo for Their Airport VIP Service Set

    We’ve been all about all the licensed sets Lego has been putting out, but they’re still not slacking when it comes to their own creations. We put together one of the latest sets from Lego’s new Nexo Knights series not too long ago, but now we’ve got our eyes to the sky. The Airport VIP […]

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    Watch Us Build the Lego Nexo Knights Jestro’s Volcano Lair Set

    Late last year, Lego kicked off a brand new franchise called Nexo Knights, bringing the chivalry of the medieval era into the unending cheekiness of the modern digital era. The franchise includes a mobile game, an animated series on Cartoon Network, and, of course, some awesome new sets. The second half of the animated series […]

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    Loot Crate July 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    Come see the world of tomorrow! Marvel at projections of the world to come! Delight in imagined tech and forward thinking inventions! Are you sold yet? Because July’s Loot Crate is all about getting FUTURISTIC. Here’s what we found in July’s crate: Exclusive Rick and Morty Tee – This T-shirt showcases Rick’s portal Gun, arguably his […]

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    Furby Is Back and Smarter Than Ever With a Connected Smartphone App

    The year was 1998 and it was magical. Tiger Electronics released a revolutionary toy that was technically a robot, but it was also cuddly and furry. It was called Furby and it was a huge seller, with more than a million little guys being sold during its holiday launch. Sales stayed strong for years after that. And now […]

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    Loot Crate June 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    June’s Loot Crate box looks at some of our favorite less-than-ideal pop culture societies. Welcome to DYSTOPIA – “A Nice Place to Die”. Check out what we got in our Crate this June: Fallout 4 Power Armor Dorbz fig by Funko! – if you are not familiar with the Dorbz collection, they are the really adorable versions […]

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    The Women of NASA Have Been Transformed into LEGO Minifigs

    Lego did right by everyone when they started up Lego Ideas. Lego fans can submit their own dream sets (and possibly get a bit of cash if they become real), Lego has an endless supply of creative suggestions, and we all get some awesome new sets out of it in the end. The fan submission […]

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    Game of Thrones x Clue Board Game Mashup Makes For A Perfect Marriage

    So, we’ve been slacking. Somehow, we didn’t know that a Game of Thrones edition of Clue exists, which is just the best board game for that show short of the actual Game of Thrones board game (which is based more on the books, anyway). USAopoly, the company that usually publishes these kinds of licensed board games, is at San […]

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    Adventure Time Gets Brickified into a Lego Set

    Lego, recognizing that their fans are really, really creative and really, really good at building stuff, set up Lego Ideas years ago. The site is a place for anyone to post their own submissions for sets they’d like to see, some of which Lego has actually made into reality. Today, we’re learning that we’ve got […]

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    Disney’s Cinderella Castle is Now a LEGO Set

    When Lego revealed that this year’s minifigure collection was going to be full of Disney characters, we should have seen this coming. Perhaps we were scared to get our hopes up. But no, it’s real, and it’s shipping out this September — Lego has created a fully detailed set for the Disney Castle found in Disney […]

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    NASA’s Juno Space Probe is Being Manned by Three Lego Minifigs

    Today, NASA announced that their Juno space probe had successfully started orbiting Jupiter, in the culmination of a journey that started five years ago. The probe will get much closer to the gas giant than we’ve ever been before, allowing NASA scientists to better understand both the planet and its many moons. We were also […]

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    Wonder Woman Gets Another New Action Figure

    Since late last year, DC and Mattel have been running an animated web series on YouTube called DC Super Hero Girls. It hews to a pretty tried and true formula — take a bunch of famous characters, turn them into high school students, and tell simple coming of age stories — but it’s a lot of fun […]