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    Viber Fans Will Go Crazy Over This $350 LegCat Doll

    Here at Chip Chick, we’re of the unified opinion that LegCat Viber stickers are superior to all other Viber stickers, to a somewhat staggering degree. We’re big fans of his expressive work. But are we big enough fans to shell out $350 on a LegCat plush? There might not be a LegCat sticker to adequately […]

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    Hello Kitty Robot Revolution Continues with Latest Chogokin Model

    They think they’re being sly about it, but we’re onto them — we’ve been keeping a diligent eye on the proliferation of Hello Kitty robots. Let’s not forget this mechanized war machine from last year, and we definitely haven’t forgotten about the humble progenitor, this Hello Kitty robot mop thing — it was the indignity […]

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    Puzzlets is a Sneaky Toy That Teaches Kids Coding

    Digital Dream Labs isn’t going to create any five-year-old programming prodigies with Puzzlets, but they’re hoping to foster an early affinity for STEAM learning that will lay the groundwork for future Silicon Valley success by helping kids think like a programmer. If you’re wondering, yeah, it’s STEAM now — the A is for arts, which […]

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    StikBot is a Social Media Action Figure

    Social media has a new hero. I don’t know if it needed a new hero, but it certainly deserves Stikbot, a poseable if somewhat featureless robot inexplicably supplied via app with very human sounds. Stikbot is being billed as one of the first social media toys, but that’s a little off. Stikbot itself just kinda […]

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    Power Up Box June 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    Power Up Box is one of the newer 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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    Fish ‘n Splash Water Table: Review

    For those with toddlers, it’s not always easy to keep them entertained for a few hours, or even a few minutes! But the Fish ‘N Splash Water Table from Little Tykes is the perfect toy to keep your young ones easily entertained in the backyard as you catch some rays. Reminiscent of popular boardwalk games […]

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    LEGO Ninjago Takes on American Ninja Warrior, Rocks It

    Because everything can be improved when rendered in LEGO form, LEGO dropped a treat yesterday featuring their Ninjago ninjas. LEGO ninja Kai took on Mt. Midoriyama of American Ninja Warrior, and because this is a LEGO hype blast, he handles it without his ninja mask getting even a smidgen out of place. LEGO turned the […]

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    Nerd Block June 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    The BRITISH INVASION is upon us! To that effect, June’s Nerd Block was focused on several lovely things that hail from the mother land. So find yourself a seat, grab some tea and biscuits, and let’s check out what we found inside of June’s box: Doctor Who Vinyl from Titan Figure! – Get your own 10th Doctor Who companion for whatever […]

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    Geek Fuel June 2015 Review

    Geek Fuel is in our opinion, one of the best geeky subscription boxes out there. June’s Geek Fuel brought back some nostalgic memories with odes to our favorite shows and games from the 90’s. The box also reminded us that the “the truth is out there”, which is perfect timing now that we know that the X-Files […]

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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 […]