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7:00 PM on 04.05.2014

Cardboard Iron Man is the best paper-based superhero ever

Maybe it's just me, but cardboard is starting to feel like the construction medium of this generation. Sure, people have been making boxy robot costumes out of cardboard for decades now, and they're alright, but just look at...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker


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11:00 AM on 03.12.2014

Stuff this Simpsons LEGO video into your eye-holes

Here's a video to brighten up that dreary day. Fans of The Simpsons are familiar with the iconic opening of the show, where the name of the program appears in the sky, followed by the ridiculous antics of the inhabitants of ...

Pedro Cortes

9:00 AM on 03.12.2014

Origami on a whole new level: a life-sized elephant

Every now and again, I look at something and go, "Damn." Not in a bad way, mind you. I mean, in a totally awe-struck way. Sipho Mabona is an origami artist, and he successfully funded a project through IndieGoGo called The W...

Kristina Pino

4:00 PM on 03.10.2014

Gilgamesh Archer (Chogokin line) Unboxing / Review

[editor's note: Oh hey, a cblog promotion! It's been way too long since we last did this, and if the current trend of awesome stuff being published in there continues, I feel it'll be difficult to choose what to bring up to ...

Greatlandstander

8:00 AM on 02.24.2014

Evilos customized the Android I'm looking for

[update: added some more images to the gallery] Evilos has recently Instagrammed the image below of a stunning custom job he did on a mega Android, making it look like R2D2. "Mega" here means the Android is 9 and 3/4-inches ...

Kristina Pino

9:00 PM on 02.22.2014

Man builds 18-foot tall Bumblebee for his son

Wanting to share a piece of his own childhood with his son, Lemoore, California native Tom Rhoads took to building a massive statue of Transformers character Bumblebee on his parent's farm. The statue stands some 18 feet tal...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:00 PM on 02.17.2014

Team Fortress 2's Syringe Gun, built from Lego bricks

Youtuber ZaziNombies puts together some pretty impressive Lego creations, a lot of them weaponry from video games. His latest has a little place in my heart: the Medic's Syringe Gun from Team Fortress 2. Of course, it doesn'...

Brian Szabelski



Win big (literally) with Kidrobot's newest Golden Ticket photo
Win big (literally) with Kidrobot's newest Golden Ticket
by Brian Szabelski

Huck Gee's Penelope McStompsalot Dunny has been released into the wild, but Kidrobot has a little surprise for those picking her up in her black or olive green colorways. Huck and KR have hidden a golden ticket inside one of the boxes, and the winner gets a pretty rare piece of Huck's work for their collection.

The prize? A development prototype of Huck's Art Giants Skullhead. Yeah, you remember those things are about 4 feet tall? Not too bad a prize for picking up one of these.

The black version of Penelope is already sold out online, meaning that it'll only be in Kidrobot stores and that the green version for retailers is your other chance to win. Penelope isn't cheap either, priced at US$199.99. Also, if you're in San Francisco, Huck will be signing at a release party tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific at Kidrobot San Francisco (1512 Haight St.)

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12:00 PM on 01.30.2014

Last call for Miya-san pre-orders

If you haven't ordered Bigshot Toyworks and Martin Hsu's Miya-san yet, but you want to ... time's running out. Pre-orders end Friday at midnight Eastern (9 p.m. Thursday Pacific, 3 a.m. GMT). We've also been sent a little pr...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 PM on 01.29.2014

First 4 Figures teases Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki

First 4 Figures have posted a new teaser on YouTube, featuring the next Sega All Stars Line piece: Virtua Fighter's Akira Yuki. The video shows off the painted sculpt of Akira, saying that he's coming soon and kind of leavin...

Brian Szabelski

5:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Einstein vs Darth Vader

Here's a quick little video to brighten up your day. Patrick Boivin does some pretty neat stuff with his toys, including some excellent stop-motion videos. The smooth animation must have taken a while with this one. This one isn't very long, but it definitely put a smile on my face. I'm sure that Vader didn't expect ol' Albert to rock a little Force science on him! [via Boing Boing]

Pedro Cortes



1:00 PM on 01.13.2014

Lego stop-motion clip features Thor vs Loki

Since I'm on a Lego kick this fine day, I figured you needed this in your life. What you have here is a stop-motion video of Thor fighting Loki. Sounds simple. It isn't. With some amusing sound effects, some visual pizazz and the Gurren from Code Geass, Jordan Tseng has made a delightful video. Hope ya dig it as much as I did! [via Kotaku]

Pedro Cortes