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Green Energy
 
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fastronauts-kintec-toys
fastronauts-kintec-toys

Fastronaut Toys Work On Kinetic Energy, Teach Green Habits To The Young

Going green isn't something that happens over night.  You've gotta cultivate the ideal and teach those around you to understand the benefits.  And what better time to start the process than when they're young and impressionable...
 
Toys
 
terminator_punch
terminator_punch
terminator_punch

Terminator Salvation T-600 Cyborg Fist For Your Next Job Interview

I wish my dad had one of these while I was in high school!  Following in the fistholes of such famed fists as The Hulk and The Thing comes the Terminator cyborg fist toy.  Though details are vague, pricing is a hefty $75, but i...
 
Toys
 
gi-joe-the-movie
gi-joe-the-movie
gi-joe-the-movie

‘G.I. Joe The Movie’ Gets Trailer Treatment (video)

I totally bailed on the Superbowl this year.  I can shamelessly say 'I really don't care about the annual event'.  The commercials use to be worth it, but I'm not sure those even justify watching, that is until I saw the tail e...

 
Autos
 
buzzzball-1
buzzzball-1
buzzzball-1

Buzzball: A Rollercoaster In A Ball

The Buzzball looks more like Hampster payback than human joy ride machine.  Embedded inside the plastic ball of death is a racing seat, two motors, two wheels and triggers for controlling direction.  Power one wheel - much like...
 
Biometrics
 
scottjones-house
scottjones-house
scottjones-house

Scott A. Jones’ Mansion Walk Through, Includes Secret Passages, Retina Scanners & More (video)

Scott A. Jones won a contract with the telephone industry back in the late 80s to develop a mass level voicemail system. He also invented Gracenote and a few other things. As a result, he's been 'paid', and his home in Indianap...
 
Toys
 
mickey-transformer
mickey-transformer
mickey-transformer

Mad Toy Scientist: Here’s What Mickey Mouse & A Transformer Would Look Like

In the event that your childhood was a confusing one, here's something else to throw you off your axis now that you're well into adulthood.  The Mickey Mouse Transformer takes the fun and cuddly Mickey and cross blends it with ...

 
Toys
 
spycopter
spycopter
spycopter

Spycopter: The World’s First Dual Rotator Helicopter With A Wireless Video Camera (video)

The phrase 'world's first' tends to garner attention, and hence a post describing the Spycopter. And yes, it is the 'world’s first dual rotor radio controlled helicopter with wireless video camera function'. Lift off, and the R...
 
CES 2009
 
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wowwee-spyball-1
wowwee-spyball-1

CES: WowWee Spyball Camera

The actual applications of the Spyball are far from practical, but we already knew that since the manufacturer is a toy company. Nonetheless, tweens and teens will enjoy its snooping abilities thanks to the built-in pop out cam...
 
Toys
 
force-trainer
force-trainer
force-trainer

Force Trainer: A Mind Reading Game With Star Wars Sound Effects

We just saw and posted a walk through video of Mattel's Mindflex game.  Uncle Milton Industries, which I guess is a competitor, isn't taking the news lying down. In fact, utilizing the same technology developed by NeuroSky, the...

 
Toys
 
mind-flex
mind-flex
mind-flex

Mattel’s Mind Flex Game Removes The Game Pad In Favor Of Brain Scanning

The days of mind control are upon us, albeit in games.  Mattel's latest, the Mind Flex game, tests a user's concentration by challenging them to place a ball through a number of hoops.  Sounds simple, right?  Actually, there is...
 
Concepts
 
radio-flyer-wagon-2000
radio-flyer-wagon-2000
radio-flyer-wagon-2000

The Radio Flyer Wagon, Yes The Red One, Gets A Serious Update

When you hear 'Radio Flyer wagon' the last thing you think of is an MP3 player, temperature control or touchscreen.  But for the ultra spoiled and opulently lifestyled children the aforementioned nostalgic experience might not ...
 
Toys
 
replica-tiger-tank
replica-tiger-tank
replica-tiger-tank

$10,000 R/C Replica Tiger Tank

This replica German King Tiger tank doesn't actually fire, but at 6 feet long and 550 pounds it ain't to be messed with.  Under its hood are two 500-watt, 24 volt motors that are apparently able to pull a car.  For added realis...