Barnaby Dixon gave his amazing bug puppet a somewhat creepy, yet awesome upgrade – a tiny screen that lets him display his own face on the bug’s head. He wears a GoPro camera while operating the puppet to bring even more life to his already dynamic puppet creation.
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Spike Lee’s latest joint goes back to his roots, with a Netflix series based on his 1986 classic She’s Gotta Have It. The 10-episode series drops Nola Darling and her trio of lovers into modern day Brooklyn. Please baby, please baby, please baby, baby baby, please let this be good.
Japanese toymaker Union Creative presents a sweet 6″ articulated action figure based on the character “Beat” from the brilliantly illustrated, cel-shaded Dreamcast game series Jet Set Radio. While we wait for these to ship, here’s a little music to pass the time.
Kidrobot’s Madballs revival continues with a set of sweet blind-boxed enamel pins. The set consists of 20 characters, including originals such as Screamin Meemie, Oculus Orbus, and Horn Head. The set also includes Bot Head, a Madballs version of Kidrobot’s mascot.
Maker The Q’s latest (and possibly greatest) build is a larger than life, fully-articulated LEGO minifig costume you can build yourself using cardboard and hot glue. With more than two weeks left until Halloween, you should have plenty of time to make yours.
Pocket83’s marble sorting machine uses two bars that get slightly wider apart, such that rolling marbles over them will cause smaller ones to fall earlier than the larger ones. Not only does it make a soothing sound, it also does a great job of visualizing the bell curve.
(PG-13: Language, Gore) CineFix summon the Halloween spirit by listing some of the most popular horror movie tropes as well as some stellar examples. There’s the classic location, the person whom you just know is going to make it until the end, and… behind you!
PCS Collectibles’ latest Street Fighter statue. The Sagat statue is 36.5″ tall and has three variants. The standard has no extra parts; the Emperor of Muay Thai has an extra head and torso. The Victory EX looks more like a traditional kickboxer and also has extra parts.
(PG-13) Videogamedunkey talks about the video game industry’s never ending quest for beautiful, detailed, or realistic graphics. While it is mainly a visual medium, the quality of a game’s graphics – and all other aspects – should be second to the quality of its gameplay.
(PG-13) The future of comic books. Written, illustrated and animated by André Bergs, Protanopia is a digital comic book set during World War II. Each panel is made of layers of animated 3D models. When you tilt your iOS device, the panels’ view adjusts accordingly.
Like the Biersafe, but way slicker, Timo Hänsel’s in-ground Bierkühler Deluxe is fully motorized, and packed with LEDs so drinks make a dramatic entrance as they rise up from the ground, where they remain cool and out of the sun. It looks like it was a pain to set up though.
The first full-length trailer for Episode VIII is already stirring up controversy, with director Rian Johnson suggesting that you don’t watch it if you don’t like spoilers, then backpedaling on his suggestion. That said, we put it here without having watched it. View at your own peril.
The A.V. Club visited the factory of legendary pinball maker Stern Pinball. The video shows a few of the more than 3,500 parts that make up a pinball machine, before walking us through the assembly process. They’ve moved to a bigger factory since we visited.
“Ryūjin no ken wo kurae!” After debuting with Tracer, Japan’s Max Factory continues its series of 6″ Overwatch action figures with the game’s resident cyborg ninja. The Genji action figure comes with a katana, a wakizashi, translucent shuriken and various interchangeable hands.
We recently spent a day on the drag strip behind the wheel of the absolutely bonkers 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. We didn’t have the skills to get near its 9.65-second 1/4 mile record, but it still was the fastest accelerating car we’ve ever driven.