The Mad Track Brothers put some flammable cargo on a Hot Wheels car, then let it loose to spin through numerous loops on their twisty Darda track. It’s a cool idea, but the best part is the long-exposure image they captured of the car’s fiery ride. More here.
Hot Toys continues its Batman Arkham collection with a sixth scale action figure of Batman: Arkham Knight‘s titular nemesis. Aside from an array of weapons, the 13″ tall figure also comes with an alternate head and armor parts so you can turn it into the Red Hood.
A fun stunt flyer you control using your smartphone. It’s designed for easy operation, and comes with a special joystick that sticks onto your phone’s screen. Flies for up to 12 minutes per charge with a range up to 196 feet. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.
Beast Kingdom’s trademark Egg Attack figures have an oversized head and cartoony proportions, making the series perfect for Peter Quill’s larger-than-life personality. The 6″ tall figure has 30 joints, and comes with both masked and unmasked faces. Drops 11/29/2017.
Josh and Josh of FliteTest check out an incredible build from fans at Flite Fest West ’17 – a gigantic version of their Super Bee plane, packing 10 engines. It took some trial and error, but the behemoth eventually got airborne. The plane takes flight at 3:09.
NECA’s San Diego Comic-Con exclusive costs $200, but it’s more than worth every penny. You get wonderfully painted 7″ action figures of all four turtles, Shredder, Krang and two foot soldiers, plus accessories and a carrying case. It will also go on sale at NECA’s online store.
Every time we think we’re done with the fidget spinner fad, somebody comes along and amps these silly playthings up to the next level. The Backyard Scientist decided that he couldn’t spin his fast enough, so he added a propulsion system, and upping the danger factor by 100x.
A couple of years back, Trackapalooza built what is likely the longest Hot Wheels Sizzlers track ever. Measuring in at 1969 feet long, we’re amazed that the cars had enough power to make it all the way around the fat track. Time-lapse build videos here and here.
A fascinating bit of archive footage shot at the London factory for Matchbox cars, showing off how the cars went from concept to wood model, to production. We enjoyed watching the car bodies spin by on the assembly line, and the miniature traffic jam on the conveyor belt.