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11:00 PM on 09.14.2013

Don't let this custom Lego crossbow give kids any ideas

We tend to see a lot of awesome custom Lego models and dioramas, but weapons tend to be a bit less common. Especially when those weapons actually work. Enter Siercon and Coral, makers of the downright badass looking Viper cro...

Emily Smalara

8:00 PM on 05.04.2013

Celebrate May the 4th with this R2-A6 MIMOBOT

If you're any kind of nerd then I'm sure you're well aware already what today is, otherwise I'm revoking your nerd card. It's May the 4th and Mimoco is celebrating Star Wars day in style with their new R2-A6 astromech droid m...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

1:00 PM on 01.23.2013

LEGO NES pad is for giants only--but it works!

When I first heard about a working Lego Nintendo controller, I thought "Hey, this might be a fun yet rather painful way to play a game!" Well, it may indeed be both of those, but for a very different reason than I'd been expe...

Emily Smalara

12:00 PM on 08.17.2012

Print yourself up some tabletop fun with Pocket Dungeons

One thing that rarely gets covered around these parts is the world of miniature-based gaming. True, they're not strictly toys, but being a huge roleplaying and D&D geek (yep), I love seeing what sorts of tabletop-oriented...

Emily Smalara

8:00 PM on 04.03.2012

This porcine Totoro protects your cash

Fans of all things Studio Ghibli (and really, isn't that everyone?) are sure to love this custom painted piggy bank from artist Mariana Rojas. It's an odd, but absolutely endearing look, capturing the forest keeper's unmistak...

Emily Smalara

2:00 PM on 05.11.2011

Lego Antikythera replica is your new calendar

Anyone who's a big conspiracy theory nut or just likes reading about the unexplained mysteries of the world has probably heard of the infamous Antikythera Mechanism at some point or another. Found in a shipwreck near Antikyth...

Emily Smalara

5:00 PM on 05.09.2011

Get some Black Rock Shooter speakers on the cheap!

I remember sometime amidst the unending blast of new Black Rock Shooter product that I had noticed these cool little desk speakers for your iPod or laptop. While I'm betting the sound is not the best, it's hard to complain wh...

Colette Bennett

5:00 PM on 05.02.2011

Best way to celebrate the new season of Doctor Who: the 11th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver

If you are a fan of Doctor Who, and you are watching the newest season with brand shiny new 11th doctor Matt Smith, I'm sure there's one thing we can all agree on: he is an absolute badass, and the new season is amazing. Conf...

Colette Bennett

3:00 PM on 04.20.2011

Introducing sushi blocks, the best way to leave an office memo ever

I admit, we rarely post office accessories on Tomopop except for USB flash drives, but this one was way too cool to pass up. From Japanese company nico, this is a set of four notepads which retails for ¥1,890 (US$23)...

Colette Bennett

9:00 PM on 04.04.2011

Skullyboom becomes BoomBotix due to trademark appeal from Skullcandy

We heard from our friends at the formerly named Skullyboom that due to a claim from headphones company Skullcandy, they had to go for a name change. This can always be a difficult thing when a legal struggle ensues, so Skully...

Colette Bennett

8:00 PM on 03.28.2011

The Mame-cam DX is the tiniest camera you can imagine

Want a fully functional camera for your ball-jointed doll to carry around? We've got a solution for you. This micro camera, called the Mame-cam DX, is probably the best thing you can get when it comes to the $99 camera range ...

Colette Bennett

10:00 PM on 03.22.2011

Give your iPad a proper home with the iCade

I can't believe I'm about to say this, because I never thought I would, but here it is: I want an iPad. Not because I need one, mind you, as my Macbook and iPhone really do all the work I need to them do. No, the only reason ...

Colette Bennett