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Argali Kodiak Belt

Argali Kodiak Belt

Argali’s unique belt is ideal for hunting, fishing, and other outdoor adventures. It’s not only comfortable, but it can sharpen knives, broadheads, and fishing hooks. It incorporates a 6″ vegetable-tanned leather strop, tungsten carbide sharpening bar, and an 800-grit diamond plate along the back of its buckle.

Ultimate Dot to Dot Puzzles

Ultimate Dot to Dot Puzzles
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These connect-the-dot puzzle books are much more challenging than most, with each design made from an average of 1,000 dots. The first book’s 30 images include the Statue of Liberty, an Egyptian Pharoah, and a Day of the Dead sugar skull. There’s also an Ultimate Dot-to-Dot Animals edition.

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Bigbug (Trailer)

Bigbug (Trailer)

Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, creator of Amélie, Delicatessen, and City of Lost Children helmed this science fiction comedy about a group of suburbanites who are locked inside their homes by their robots when an android revolution starts outside. On Netflix 2.11.2022.

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks

How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks
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There are plenty of good books out there for honing your survival skills, but how many of them cover what to do if you’re held captive by furry creatures on Endor, stuck on an exploding Death Star, or frozen in carbonite? Well, you’re in luck, thanks to BBC culture editor Christian Blauvelt and his handy Star Wars survival guide.

11 Giant Versions of Things

11 Giant Versions of Things

Over the years, the guys from novelty shop Vat19 have made a bunch of giant-sized things inspired by stuff they sell. Among their ridiculously oversize creations are a room-size air hockey table, a 250 lb. gummy pizza, a beer pong catapult, and a pool-sized bath bomb. They also made a gigantic bouncy ball.

Ghostbusters: ECTO-1 3D Puzzle

Ghostbusters: ECTO-1 3D Puzzle
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Wrebbit’s 280-piece puzzle lets you assemble a 3D model of the Ghostbusters’ ECTO-1 station wagon. The car is covered with lots of movie-accurate photographic details, from the license plates to the roof rack filled with gadgets for detecting and dealing with the paranormal. The finished model measures 14.5″ x 4.75″ x 5.5″.

Mortal Kombat A Cappella

Mortal Kombat A Cappella

The members of Korean a cappella act MayTree turn in a spot-on vocal version of the original theme song from Mortal Kombat, complete with the whole “Test Your Might” part and the character intros. Get out your gamepads and start mashing those buttons!

Your World of Text

Your World of Text

This online time-waster is an endless canvas where anyone can post messages and create art entirely from ASCII characters. It provides an ever-changing environment that will have you coming back to see how it evolves. Be aware, since it’s unmoderated, you can expect some offensive text and images to sneak in.

Jurassic Retreat

Jurassic Retreat

This unique vacation rental in Washougal, Washington was inspired by Jurassic Park. In addition to the comfy 3-bedroom, 2-bath house, it has five animatronic dinosaurs scattered around the property. Inside, you’ll find artifacts like a mosquito encased in amber and books written by Dr. Ian Malcolm and Dr. John Hammond.

World’s Largest Dungeon Map

World’s Largest Dungeon Map

The guys from RPG-themed tea company D&Tea turned up at Anime NYC and ECCC with what they say is the world’s largest dungeon map. Based on a design by RPG cartographer Dyson Logos, the enormous fabric map looks like it’s at least 30 feet long, assuming the person lying in the middle is roughly 6 feet tall.

Lucite Tower Game

Lucite Tower Game
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SunnyLife makes some of the coolest-looking party games we’ve ever seen. While it’s not an official Jenga game, this colorful green, orange, and clear Lucite game is played in exactly the same way as the classic wooden block-stacking game. They also make a matching chess/checkers set and Connect Four clone.

Cardboard Marble Machines

Cardboard Marble Machines

There’s something so satisfying about watching marbles roll around in mazes. B-dama Friend’s YouTube channel is filled with dozens of fun marble machines made mostly out of cardboard. Each one is loaded with ramps, spirals, funnels, and more. Our current faves are number 37, number 24, and number 32.

Sprayer: Crazy Black Magic

Sprayer: Crazy Black Magic

Let’s go crazy… down in this Hell. Bill McClintock imagines a world where Prince and Slayer could perform on the same stage, combining bits of Let’s Go Crazy, Black Magic, Angel of Death, Seasons in the Abyss, and War Ensemble, with a dash of Van Halen’s I’m the One and Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love for added flavor.

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Studio 666 (Trailer)

Studio 666 (Trailer)

In this horror-comedy flick, the Foo Fighters look for an inspiring location to write and record their new album. They end up choosing a creepy haunted mansion as their recording studio, and things go off the rails when Dave Grohl becomes obsessed and possessed. In theaters 2.25.2022.

Retro Gamer Logo Magnets

Retro Gamer Logo Magnets
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UK shop ReadyPlayerTwo creates these nifty 3-dimensional logo signs inspired by classic video game and computer systems. Each one is 3D printed from PLA plastic to accurately replicate the original color scheme, and has neodymium magnets securely mounted inside.

In Nightmare (Gameplay Trailer)

In Nightmare (Gameplay Trailer)

Maximum Games’ atmospheric puzzle adventure game follows the story of a young boy who shuts out the rest of the world and finds himself trapped in a nightmarish world filled with challenging puzzles, tricky obstacles, and horrifying bosses to overcome – coming to PS4 and PS5 on 5.29.2022.

Puddles: Lazarus

Puddles: Lazarus

Puddles Pity Party pays tribute to the late, great David Bowie with a powerful and emotive cover of the track Lazarus off of Bowie’s final album, Blackstar. It’s especially apropos how Bowie paved the way for performers like Puddles to express themselves through costume and theatrics. Grab the single here.

The Bob’s Burgers Movie (Trailer)

The Bob’s Burgers Movie (Trailer)

The Belchers finally get their own big-screen movie. The musical comedy-adventure follows the family as a gigantic sinkhole that opens up in front of Bob’s Burgers and the mysteries they unravel trying to get to the bottom of things. In theaters 5.27.2022.

Playmobile Knight Rider K.I.T.T.

Playmobile Knight Rider K.I.T.T.

Fans of Knight Rider will immediately recognize this murdered-out 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am as K.I.T.T. Playmobil’s version plays original voice clips and activates its scanner light when you touch its hood. The set includes poseable figures of Michael Knight, Bonnie Barstow, and Devon Miles. Drops May 2022.

Cardboard NERF Blaster

Cardboard NERF Blaster

NERF weapons are normally made from plastic with a few springs and maybe a motor. DanCreator made a working replica of a NERF Elite 2.0 blaster mostly out of cardboard. It has a slide-action mechanism that reloads darts into the chamber from a spring-loaded magazine.

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Butts on Things Book

Butts on Things Book
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Do you know how you can improve any item? Give it a backside. Brian Cook’s literally cheeky book Butts on Things is loaded with more than 200 illustrations of objects bestowed with a fresh pair of buns. From tacos to ice cream to a cup of coffee, everything looks better with buttocks and a buttcrack.

Cats vs. Dogs Chess Set

Cats vs. Dogs Chess Set
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Urban Outfitters sells this fun and fanciful chess set for opposing fans of felines and canines. The set comes with a folding game board that doubles as a storage box and a full set of handpainted kitties and woofers wearing playful hats to represent their roles in the game.

Jackass Forever (Trailer 2)

Jackass Forever (Trailer 2)

Because we can never get enough idiotic and dangerous stunts, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Wee Man, and a whole bunch of friends got together to deliver one final round of stupidity for our enjoyment. We’re happy to see that Bad Grandpa makes an appearance too. In theaters 2.4.2022.

Jenga Super Mario Edition

Jenga Super Mario Edition

This special edition Jenga game adds to the tower-stacking fun by adding some Super Mario fun. As players stack bricks, they must also climb the tower to make their way towards the top in order to battle and defeat Bowser. Play tokens include Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Toad.

Playing the Saxocone

Playing the Saxocone

Musician Michael Wilbur of the band Moon Hooch shows off some of the fantastically fuzzy bass notes you can make by stuffing a tall traffic cone into the bell of a saxophone. And that’s not the only way that you can make funky saxocone music.

Who’s Counting? Blocks

Who’s Counting? Blocks
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Keep tabs on important milestones like the last time you left the house, wore pants, took a shower, or how long until you start day drinking with Fred’s cheeky wooden countdown blocks. The set includes blocks for different date intervals, numbers, and phrases. They also make a version just for parents.

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