Adam, Will and Norm got their hands on the awesome LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V scale model rocket a bit earlier than us mere mortals. Watch them unbox, methodically knoll parts, and build the set. Assembly and story time start at 2:25.
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.
Charlie Peterson of StillLifewithCharlie handmakes these awesome tables and wall displays built out with dozens of individual shadowboxes. They’re designed to fit the classic Kenner Star Wars figures, but should hold any 3.75″-ish figure that fits into cubbies.
Builder knexpert06 shows off an incredible creation made using K’Nex construction toys. The 141 foot-long roller coaster has dual tracks so two coasters can race side by side. It took nearly 500 hours to build, but a full lap of the coaster takes just under a minute.
While you could chew up some tissue and blow it through a straw, we much prefer the idea of this toy blaster, which can fire up to 16 rounds of paper at your enemies without reloading. Unlike Paper Shooters’ Zombie Slayer, this weapon comes fully-assembled and ready to go.
Fools’ Paradise has an ongoing series of comic book character action figures that come with a kiddie ride version of their vehicles. Their latest batch features Bane with his stolen camo Tumbler Batmobile and a glow-in-the-dark Joker in his parody Batsuit.