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Cool Geek

Superhero Action Figures Doing Superhero Stuff

Japanese photographer hotkenobi places superhero action figures in pretty intersting settings to create a great shot.

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Gadgets Geek

The RC Batmobile You Will Love, At A Price You Won’t

Make note people, because when Mattel releases this RC Batmobile around fall this year, it will show up in your holiday wishlist. The RC car is based off the batmobile in the in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie. And it does a pretty good job at being true to its movie version, without being life-size loaded with actual ammunition. The $250 price tag for the Justice League Ultimate Batmobile however, does make it a RC car fit for Bruce Wayne.

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Cool Geek

Action Figure Set Presents Star Wars Characters as Samurai

This superbly detailed line by Bandai puts Star Wars characters in a rather fitting style of Samurais. It’s quite an intelligently created set, which does an excellent job at transforming our favorite characters into Samurai, but doesn’t go overboard.

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Cool

Start them young: Playset teaches kids to take care of a real car

The world offers a lot of lovely toys for children, and while we love the usual, the practical ones have a special place in our heart. This playset for example, is an engine repair set that encourages children to “fix” the engine. Tasks include various things like changing the oil, swapping the air filter, checking the dipstick, removing the spark plug, and of course, checking various nuts and bolts.

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Geek

Clone Trooper Action Figures Living a Life

Malaysian photographer Zahir Batin photographs clone trooper action figures going about their life; enjoying the simple things. You don’t always have to be shooting at things.

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Featured Random

Mexico’s Haunted Island of Dolls

Truth is stranger than fiction, they say. And real creepy dolls would make Chucky poop his pants and cry; all he needs to do is visit the haunted dolls island in Mexico. The island is located near a rural area called Xochimilco (tranlated to ‘a place of flowers’). Canals run through this area, and in this web of canals lives the “Island of Dolls.”

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Automobiles

Childhood Travels to Adulthood With the Street Legal Little Tikes Car

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe has been a staple car for children for decades, and of course, several of us adults have memories of the little car. Little Tikes now has a sibling, a street legal car that resembles the famous toy car, but is fit to be driven on the road. The adult-sized version is called the Toytown Coupé and was built by Attitude Autos in the UK.

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Featured Geek

Star Wars Toys Take a Very Realistic Turn of Events

Putting skills of forced perspective to use, Finnish photographer and illustrator Vesa Lehtimäki aka Avanaut has a set of beautiful images where Star Wars reaches out for our planet. The photographer used toys for photography in the real world, and with a bit of perspective, actually managed to make them look like full scale objects out for action.

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Random

My Little Pony Meets Cthulhu

Say hello to Little Maddie, a mashup of My Little Pony and Cthulhu. Created by Bigshot Toyworks, the Cthulhoid is first in line from a series of toys and animation shorts for the new toy line Friendship is Maddness.

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Weird

Artist Stitches Meat to Make Creepy Teddy Bear

chicken skin teddy bear by victor ivanov

Teddy Bears are meant to be cute, cuddly, and when you’re done with them, you friggin bite their heads off and call it a meal. Artist Victor Ivanov stitched together chicken skin to make the creepy teddy bear that for all intent could follow the path of Frankenstein’s monster. For its part, this is just a regular teddy bear, who got chicken skin sewed all over it for the freaky look. Although one could argue that this one looks fairly less creepy than the artist’s previous chicken skin teddy.