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    Nerd Block February 2016 Review and Coupon

    Nerd Block is going tacos this month. With Deadpool turning out to be a smash hit, Nerd Block made a great call dedicating their February box to the edgiest of all superheroes. While the box is a little more family-friendly than the movie, there’s still a lot of great Deadpool stuff here to love. Get […]

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    Talkies Are Plush Wi-Fi Based Walkie Talkies For Kids

    Toymail is a company dedicated to making communication between families a little more fun — considering their main competition is the telephone, there’s plenty of room to do that. Their debut product, the Mailmen, were little plastic toys that served as Wi-Fi connected walkie talkies. Kids could use those to talk with parents remotely, or […]

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    Loot Crate February 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    Deadpool and The Walking Dead both made returns to our screens in February, so what better way to celebrate than with this month’s theme of the DEAD! There’s plenty of deadly cool loot that turned up in our February box: Exclusive Deadpool Tacos T-Shirt – He might not be dead, but he has been dead […]

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    DJI Phantom 4 Drone is Able to Fly Itself

    Premium drones were initially meant for a market of avid hobbyists who love flying things, but why not open them up to those less gifted at the controls? DJI, an early leader in the premium drones, demonstrated their new Phantom 4 drone this week. In addition to a faster top speed and a better camera, […]

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    Loot Crate January 2016 Review and Coupon Code

    Kicking off 2016 with an INVASION of extraterrestrial loot! This month has Pop culture classics from 1951 all the way till 2016, being celebrated with a wide variety of items. January sees the X-Files infiltrating our TVs once more, after a 14-year break, and the joyous news that there will be a t-shirt in every […]

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    Powered Geek Box January 2016 – Review and Coupon Code

    New year, new box! A true mystery box with no themes and no information, the Powered Geek Box will surprise you every month with a guaranteed t-shirt and lots of other random loot. Here is what we got this month: Stewie #selfie T-shirt – Sexy Stewie! 6″ Joker Body Knocker – Watch him sway side […]

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    Nerd Block January 2016 Review + Coupon Code

    Ok January does seem so long ago at this point, that said, January’s Nerd Block box is still very relevant in March. That is because it came with some Game of Thrones Merch as well as lots of Harry Potter merch, and we’re super stoked about the new Game of Thrones season starting next month, […]

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    Love2Learn Elmo Is The Most Advanced Elmo Yet

    It’s been 20 years since Tickle Me Elmo established as a hard rule that every year must have its signature Elmo doll. This year, it’s Love2Learn Elmo, and we got to see him in action at the 2016 New York Toy Fair. With an Elmo doll, you know what you’re getting at minimum — lots […]

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    Kurio Watch is a Grown-up Smartwatch for Kids

    Kurio has established themselves in the world of kid tech by offering a coming of age kind of technology — their products tend to allow for more freedom for kids than things we might see from VTech, without totally getting rid of parental controls. That’s what they’ve established with their tablets, and now it looks […]

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    ThingMaker is a $300 3D Printer For Kids That Makes Toys

    The two things holding 3D printers back from mainstream adoption is cost and relative difficulty of use. While they have been going down in price, it looks like both of those problems will finally be solved in 2016 — and everyone under the age of 13 stands to benefit the most. Late this year, Mattel […]

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    Spaghetti Chef Barbie Makes Her Own Pasta

    We saw Barbie move into the presidential race and into gymnastics coaching as part of her Careers line of dolls, but there’s one more doll coming out that deserves our attention. This year, Barbie will also become a chef cooking up spaghetti and meatballs. “But everyone can cook spaghetti and meatballs!” you say, understandably. Well, […]

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    Barbie Flippin’ Fun Gymnast Performs Her Own Acrobatics

    Barbie can and does do everything. This has been established, and we don’t need to belabor the point. The important part is which skills she decides to show us every year, and it looks like in 2016, one of those skills is going to be passing down skills to the next generation. In other words, […]

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    World’s First Baby Lego Minifig is Too Adorable

    Lego is looking to get everyone involved in the fun this year — even the ones who are yet too young to enjoy the joys of the brick. Fresh off the introduction of their first wheelchair piece, Lego is showing off their first mini minifig. Yes, babies finally have a part to play in the […]

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    Barbie Is Running For President

    Finally, a candidate we can endorse! Barbie was at the 2016 New York Toy Fair to formally announce that she’s throwing her tiny hat into the ring to become the leader of the free world. We unironically could do worse. Presidential candidate Barbie is coming in a two-doll set, which includes the candidate herself in […]

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    Barbie Hello Dreamhouse is Barbie’s First Smart House

    You’ll probably remember Hello Barbie from last year, if for no other reason than she seemed to make a bunch of people really mad. Well, the quasi-cyborg Barbie of last year wasn’t at the 2016 New York Toy Fair last weekend, but Mattel hasn’t given up on the Hello thing. This year, they brought along […]

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    RC Hoverboard Barbie Flies on a Real Hoverboard

    Ugh, of course Barbie would get a real, honest hoverboard before the rest of us. Here at the New York Toy Fair, Mattel is demonstrating the Barbie Star Light Adventure RC Hoverboard, and no, there are absolutely no wheels involved. You can see from the video what the deal is — Barbie’s basically hitching a […]