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    Loot Crate June 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    More human than human! For June’s box, the CYBER revolution was upon us with its self-aware, singularity-fueled celebration of all the robots, androids, cyborgs and programs-gone-mad bent on annihilating us, and the few that keep fighting the good ol’ fight to save humanity. Of-course this CYBER theme is just in time for the release of […]

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    Star Trek Communicator is Now a Bluetooth Handset

    It’s a hell of a world we’re living in when something out of Star Trek comes out looking retro, but welcome to 2015. The Wand Company, maker of replica props that actually do things, has put the finishing touches on a replica of the communicator from the original Star Trek series. It only looks slightly […]

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    Giant United States Flag is Made of 109,200 LEGO Bricks

    Here’s a Fourth of July LEGO story to help you head into the holiday weekend — to celebrate the opening of the new Innovation Wing at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., the final bricks have been laid on the largest United States flag ever to have been built entirely from LEGO […]

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    Watch the Avenger LEGO Shield Helicarrier Get Built in 90 Seconds

    Unless you live in a dark, dark hole, than you are probably aware of the fact that the Avengers is currently the greatest comic book inspired movie franchise in the world. So it only seems natural, that the a certain popular construction toy company would bestow upon the world one of their most impressive licensed-themed sets […]

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    Nerd Block May 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    Sorry folks, we accidentally forgot to hit publish on May’s Nerd Block box. But better late than never, right? In any case, May’s Nerd Block was a pretty entertaining one, especially for those who love Anime. That is because Nerd Block’s theme for May was actually – Ani-MAY. All the super kawaii things we got included: Dragonball Z […]

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    World’s Largest LEGO Ship Sets Sail on the Queen Mary

    Work on the RMS Queen Mary, one of the most famous transatlantic ocean liners of the mid-twentieth century, was completed in 1934. 75 years later in 2009, construction of the Queen Mary was completed once again — in LEGO form. This July, that tremendous LEGO model will make the voyage from its native England to […]

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    Disney Playmation is a Truly Imaginative Wearable for Kids

    Need another reason to wish you had a second chance at childhood? This fall, Disney is launching their Playmation line of toys, something that will make wearable technology meaningful to kids — by helping them pretend to be Iron Man. Eventually, Disney might even roll out the holy grail of play — the virtual lightsaber. […]

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    Power Up Box May 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    Power Up Box is one of the newest geek subscription boxes on the market. One of the things that makes Power Up Box unique is that it doesn’t have a set theme for their monthly geek box. As a result, each box is always a surprise, and almost feels like a Christmas morning experience each […]

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    Loot Crate May 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    Two heads are better than one. There’s strength in numbers. And there is no “i” in ‘Loot Crate’! This month is all about the amazing teams that have united to protect and serve the universe. May’s “UNITE” themed box includes epic items of your favorite teams of butt-kicking heroes. Here’s what we found in our box. Exclusive […]

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    Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver BBQ Tongs Would be Perfect for Summer

    Alright, we have a problem with Doctor Who merchandise. It’s not that there’s too much of it, although we really might be approaching peak Doctor Who merch. The problem is that the Doctor Who merchandise purveyors of the world, who of all people should know the value of time, are completely blowing the timing of […]

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    The Big Bang Theory Gets the LEGO Treatment

    We’ve had a real LEGO TV breakthrough this year, with more Simpsons sets, Doctor Who sets, and maybe, just maybe, a Golden Girls set. Today, we’re hearing about one that definitely is getting made — the cast of Big Bang Theory is getting the brick treatment, along with Leonard and Sheldon’s living room. Aside from […]

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    Geek Fuel May 2015 Review

    Geek Fuel is among one of the best geeky subscription boxes out there. May’s box included some old and new favorites, including the very first issue of the new Marvel Comics! Our May Mystery Box included some pretty awesome gear: Exclusive Weeping Angels Don’t Blink Tour T-Shirt. This is an awesome take on Doctor Who’s Weeping […]

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    Flatiron Building is Latest to Get LEGO Architecture Treatment

    We’re going to get a full LEGO reconstruction of New York City here pretty soon. The LEGO Architecture line’s newest set is a real New York staple — the Flatiron Building, which has kept watch over Broadway and 5th Avenue for over a hundred years and, thanks to television, is now what many — consciously […]

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    Is Zoonicorn the Next My Little Pony?

    Because unicorns weren’t already fantastical enough, we now have Zoonicorns! Besides, it was time for a new equine to go up against the My Little Pony machine. An imaginary hybrid of the already imaginary unicorn and the zebra, Zoonicorns are here in a zeal of four and ready to make your kid’s bedroom a little […]

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    Nerd Block April 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    This month’s Nerd Block took us for a stroll down memory lane with an awesome box packed full of 80’s goodies. Our April box included the following finds: Exclusive Ghostbusters Ecto-1 4.5″ Vinyl Car. – How excited are you that there is going to finally be a new Ghostbusters Movie? We know that we are! […]

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    LEGO Ferris Wheel is Pretty Epic

    While we’ve been pretty stoked about the deluge of awesome licensed LEGO sets over the past couple of years, a nagging doubt has arisen. In relying increasingly on media properties for inspiration, is LEGO losing its own natural creativity? Is LEGO on the road to being just another merchandise factory? Nah. Summer is coming, and […]

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    Apollo 13 Gets the LEGO Treatment

    This week marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, the aborted Moon landing famous for the exceptional story of how the astronauts involved managed to make it home alive. The story has been immortalized in newspaper clippings, books, and the gravitas of Ed Harris, and now we can add one more thing to […]