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Burning Ghost Rider Sculpture

Burning Ghost Rider Sculpture

Artist Steven Richter follows up on his epic Nazi facemelt sculpture with another iconic hothead. This time, he crafted a clay skull, wrapped it with a papier mache Nicolas Cage face, then burned it off to reveal the Ghost Rider beneath his skin.

The Twilight Zone (Trailer)

The Twilight Zone (Trailer)

CBS’ The Twilight Zone is a reboot of the 1959 horror anthology series created by Rod Serling. Hosted and narrated by Jordan Peele, the series will start with 10 episodes, some of which are remakes from the original. Premieres 4/1/19 on CBS All Access.

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Voited Pillow Blanket

Voited Pillow Blanket
$89-$119  Buy Link Comment

Voited blankets are crafted from Repreve fabric, which is made from recycled plastic bottles. The blankets can be used as a pillow when packed, or snapped to use as a poncho or sleep sack. Available as double nylon, nylon with fleece or nylon with soft touch fleece.

The Highwaymen (Trailer)

The Highwaymen (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) The early 1930s. The FBI has failed to capture the infamous robbers Bonnie and Clyde. Two Texas Rangers are brought in to try and put an end to the notorious couple’s exploits. Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson star in this Netflix film. Premieres 3/29/19.

Marc Martel: Killer Queen

Marc Martel: Killer Queen

Musician Marc Martel busts out another awesome one-take Queen cover, this time taking on their 1974 hit Killer Queen, complete with incredible falsettos, and an amazing whistle that will make all the dogs in your house perk their ears up.

Movie Genre Coins

Movie Genre Coins
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Celebrate your love for film with these substantial coins by graphic designer Mark Gonyea. Each one features a Movie Club graphic on one side, and a genre image on the other. They’re made from a solid zinc alloy and measure 2″ in diameter.

Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker 2
$60  Buy Link Comment

Put on your hardhat and practice your supervillain laugh, because Nintendo’s platformer creation game is back. Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch has new tools, courses and features to help you build fun or frustrating stages. Drops 06/2019.

LEGO Lamborghini Centenario Concept

LEGO Lamborghini Centenario Concept

LEGO Ideas member Brick-A-Brac presents this concept for a 1:8 scale kit of Lamborghini’s limited edition carbon fiber beast. The Centenario is made of 2712 pieces and has a rear wing that can be moved by rotating the exhaust pipe.

Jaws Board Game

Jaws Board Game

The upcoming Jaws board game has one player as the titular shark while up to three other players step in the role of Quint, Brody and Hooper. The shark player will attack swimmers and the heroes’ boat, while the humans try to find the shark and anticipate its next attack.

Illusion d’Optique Playing Cards

Illusion d’Optique Playing Cards
$18  Buy Comment

Each of the 54 cards in designer Gianni Sarcone’s deck features an original illustration that will mess with your mind. Each image combines the card’s value and suit with a trippy optical illusion. The set comes packed in a rainbow-sheen holographic tuck case.

Yoyo Ninja

Yoyo Ninja

Kuma Films spent some time on the streets of Tokyo, Japan with 2A Yoyo World Champion Shu Takada, as he showed off an amazing combination of tricks that blend the wheel-spinning sport with acrobatic flips and dance.

The Dirt (Trailer)

The Dirt (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Netflix presents an over-the-top biopic based on the eponymous 2001 autobiography of Mötley Crüe, telling the wild and wooly story of one of the world’s most notorious rock bands. Directed by Jeff Tremaine of Jackass and Bad Grandpa fame.

LEGO Ideas: The Flintstones

LEGO Ideas: The Flintstones
$60  Buy Comment

Based on a proposal by LEGO Ideas member Andrew Clark, set #21316 includes minifigs of the Flintstones Fred and Wilma, and their neighbors Barney and Betty. It comes with the Flintstone residence, their car and even a huge dinosaur rib. They left out Dino though.

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3A Destiny 2 Titan Action Figures

3A Destiny 2 Titan Action Figures
$199  Buy Comment

3A’s sixth-scale Destiny 2 Titan action figure comes with a Ghost, a Sentinel Shield, a Sweet Business rifle, and a Better Devils hand cannon. It also comes with three pairs of hands. It comes in three colorways, with one being exclusive to Bungie’s online store.

Randall Munroe: How To

Randall Munroe: How To

xkcd creator Randall Munroe’s latest book offers solutions to real-world problems. But don’t expect to get advice you can actually use. Instead, you’ll receive overly-complicated and impractical methods, in what he calls “world’s least useful self-help book.” Drops 9/3/19.

X-Tankcopter Drone

X-Tankcopter Drone

Xerall’s X-Tankcopter drone weighs just 0.27 lb and has durable treads and arms. It’s equally agile on land and on air. You can make it drift, spin and climb small obstacles. It lasts up to 15 min per charge. It comes with a remote control and a smartphone headset attachment.

Sphero RVR Robot

Sphero RVR Robot
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Sphero’s RVR robot is not just as a plaything, but a platform for customization. The programmable all-terrain bot drives right out of the box, has numerous on-board sensors, and is highly-expandable using Raspberry Pi, BBC micro:bit, or Arduino control circuits.

Catch-22 (Teaser)

Catch-22 (Teaser)

A group of US airmen try to stay sane during World War II. Catch-22 is a six-episode miniseries on Hulu based on the classic dark comedy novel. It’s co-directed by George Clooney and stars Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Christopher Abbott, and Kyle Chandler.

Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch

Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch

A chaotic 99-player spin on Tetris. Each line you complete lets you send Garbage Blocks to other players, and vice-versa. You can make your attacks more targeted, and you gain bonuses in attack or defense as you defeat others. (Note: video contains PG-13 language.)

RST Convert Snowboard Snowshoe

RST Convert Snowboard Snowshoe
$TBD  Buy Link Comment

Ross Snow Tech’s innovative snowboard binding converts into a snowshoe, so you can easily traverse deep snow when you hop off of your board. Features a 4-point mounting system, and tool-less conversion between cruise and climb modes. Drops Fall 2019.

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Cola Can Gatling Gun

Cola Can Gatling Gun

We’ve seen toy weapons made from Coca-Cola cans, but this build from The S (not to be confused with The Q) is designed to launch the aluminum soda cans. The spinning cardboard and PVC gatling gun rapidly fires off eight Coke cans in just a couple of seconds.

Ghostbusters x Transformers

Ghostbusters x Transformers
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Among the many fun things on display at the 2019 NY Toy Fair was this amusing mashup, courtesy of Hasbro. Yes, what you’re looking at is a 7″ long version of the Ghostbuster’s Ecto-1 that converts into a Transformer. Known as Ectotron, this awesome toy will ship 7/31/19.

Protecting His Puck

Protecting His Puck

In this clip from the 2016 GoPro series NHL After Dark, Philadelphia Flyers player Claude Giroux demonstrates just what it means to protect a puck, as he negotiates a stream of dozens of other hockey pucks, and other distractions without flinching. Skip to 1:50.

Billie Jean Accordion Orchestra

Billie Jean Accordion Orchestra

Students from Bosnia and Herzegovina music school JU muzička škola Prijedor turn in an energetic performance of Michael Jackson’s 1983 classic, played on more than a dozen accordions. Just one question: are these kids all agents for the Men in Black?

Link’s Awakening for Switch (Trailer)

Link’s Awakening for Switch (Trailer)

The beloved adventure game for the Game Boy is getting a very cute and quirky 3D remake. Gather eight magical instruments, awaken the Wind Fish and escape in The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch. Coming 2019.

MP40.

MP40.

Ahoy resumes his engaging series on firearms with the MP40. Created in Nazi Germany, this submachine gun became both a symbol of evil and rebellion in pop culture. Despite its brief real world usage, it has become one of the most recognizable guns in shooters.

Paranoid Android Multitrack Cover

Paranoid Android Multitrack Cover

PAB_Music pulls off a impressively accurate cover version of Radiohead’s 1997 classic, performing each of its instrumental and vocal parts, then layering them together. He previously worked his magic on Under Pressure and Where the Streets Have No Name.

World’s Smallest Lite-Brite

World’s Smallest Lite-Brite
$8  Buy Comment

SuperImpulse makes tiny versions of classic toys, from Stretch Armstrong to the Etch-a-Sketch. But one of our childhood favorites was the precursor to pixel art – the Lite-Brite. This mini version measures just 3″ wide x 2.75″ high, and includes 150 tiny pegs to lose.

NERF Rival Prometheus

NERF Rival Prometheus
$150  Buy Link Comment

NERF expert Coop772 checks out their latest mega-weapon, the Rival Prometheus MXVIII-20K blaster. This fully-automatic monster can fire 8 rounds per second. It’s carried low like a portable gatling gun, and its magazine holds up to 200 high-impact foam rounds.

Bumpboxx Freestyle V3S Boombox

Bumpboxx Freestyle V3S Boombox
$595  Buy Link Comment

An oversize tribute to the classic boombox. It cranks out 440 watts of power, and supports Bluetooth, 3.5mm, guitar, microphone, MicroSD and USB audio sources. Measures a whopping 35.5″ across and weighs 26 lb, including its built-in rechargeable battery.

Jack Burton Collectible Figure

Jack Burton Collectible Figure
$240  Buy Comment

Big Trouble in Little China’s hero gets an detailed sixth-scale (12″) figure from Sideshow Collectibles. It features a great head sculpt of a young Kurt Russell, his denim jacket, sleeveless tee, leather boots, miniature weapons, and even Lo Pan’s Guardian. Limited to 1500 pieces.

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