Never flown into Knuffingen Airport in Hamburg, Germany? Me either, but I guarantee you you'll want to after watching this video of the world's largest miniature airport in action. This $5 million model doesn't just sit there looking pretty, its airplanes, trucks and cars move.
When is a collector's toy not a toy anymore? When the toy is a Dead Space Plasma Cutter modded into a deadly weapon with three lasers capable of ripping through balloons and lighting matches.
Oh boy. It's just about summer, and you know what that means: water gun season. And Nerf's new line of Super Soakers really raise the bar, using swappable water magazines to keep you firing without needing to refill.
It's often said the best type of toy is the one that keeps on giving for many years to come. If that's the case, then Lego blocks definitely sit very high on that list. Take this wicked cool, life-sized District 9 Arc Gun made from Lego blocks. It just oozes of awesomeness.
It's a tough world out there for kiddies. Generally speaking, toys are available as comforting tools that help youngins brave through the scariness of growing up. Every year, millions of old toys go unloved, tossed to the curb only to be picked up by some trucker and strapped to the front of a Mack truck's front grill. These "franken toys" by Rachel Peters focus on the three R's: reduce, reuse and repurpose. Skip on past the break to see her "creations."
Hold onto your chairs, folks, because it's April 1 and everything you see on the Internet today will be a damn lie. In some cases — as it is with ThinkGeek every year — that lie is admittedly awesome. Take the above Angry Birds pork rinds for instance (complete with awesome vid over on ThinkGeek). Now you can enjoy those snorty-laughing pigs as the spoils of war. That's only the tip of the iceberg, though — we've collected our favorite ThinkGeek gags down below.
The day we can levitate things with our mind is the day humankind will have evolved. Mattel's Radica Mindflex Duel game uses your brainwaves to push a floating ball around the field. It's not really a Force-choke power, but it works almost like it, maybe.
Back in the day playing spy meant talking really loud into your pretend video watch and using jump ropes to catch your foe by the toe. In 2011, spy play is elevated to a whole other level, with video recording gear and even fancy listening devices.
Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly — rarely does one dip into the territory of the other. These remote-controlled fish do both: they swim to get airborne.
Why toss marshmallows into your friend's mouth when you can blast the fluffy little treats in style with the Mazooka, a marshmallow shooting bazooka blaster? Parties will never be the same again.