Toys
 
 
 
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
 
wowwee-spyball-1
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...

 
Toys
 
anti-gravity-rc-car
anti-gravity-rc-car
anti-gravity-rc-car

Anti-Gravity Remote Controlled Car Sticks To Walls (video)

What's better than an RC car?  An RC car that defies gravity.  Sounds crazy, I know, but it ain't no joke. This little RC vehicle uses a internal vacuum to adhere itself to the wall and in turn doubles, or perhaps triples your ...
 
Toys
 
wolverine-claws
wolverine-claws
wolverine-claws

Halloween Is Over, But There’s Awlays Time To Be Wolverine

Wear this Tomahawk Skull Gauntlet (i.e. Wolverine claws) to your local mall this holiday and you'll be sure to eating turkey behind metal bars. Believe it or not, the Tomahawk Skull Gauntlet is made from actual steel and the bl...

 
Review Articles
 
alien-microfly-6
alien-microfly-6
alien-microfly-6

Gadget Review: R/C Alien Microfly UFO

You gotta love toys you can just pick up and play with. The instructions - what instructions! The R/C Alien Microfly UFO is no more then a balance weight, box cutter knifed Styrofoam and propeller. So, ya, my initial reaction w...
 
Toys
 
isnow
isnow
isnow

iSnow, Just Add Water

My excitability meter is piquing at 'pet rock' right about now.  If you don't know what I mean, I'm talking one trick pony and by one trick pony I mean you can play with it once and relegate the iSnow to the junk drawer.  Still...