Tag Archives: Toys

You Can Strap a GoPro to This New Hot Wheels Car and Ride Along on All Your Dangerous Stunts

Watching a race from the sidelines is never as fun as being in the driver’s seat, and with that obvious wisdom in mind, Mattel has partnered with GoPro to create a new camera-compatible Hot Wheels car that lets kids and grownups experience what it’s like to careen down those iconic orange plastic tracks. It’s also the…

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How To Enjoy Toy Cars As An Adult

One of the great things about having kids, I’m told, is that you get an excuse to buy all the cool toy cars you miss from your own childhood. That’s fine and nice, but I’m here to help you justify buying more miniature model cars regardless of your family situation.

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Buy The Hell Out Of This Awesome Little Laser-Cut Wooden Honda Motocompo Model 

I used to love building models as a kid. And even though I’m a semi-adult now, that love hasn’t gone away. This little wooden model Honda Motocompo is the latest one that’s captured my attention.

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This Miniature Ride-On VW Van Lets Your Kids Take a Year Off Preschool to Go Find Themselves

Growing up in the ‘80s, I assumed I was part of the generation that had the best kids’ toys: G.I. Joe, Transformers, Voltron. But after discovering this flawless miniature Volkswagen Camper Van that can actually be driven by a couple of toddlers, I’m genuinely envious of four-year-olds.

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Ford Mustangs Are So Dangerous Even Toy Ones Have Traction Control Now

In what I assume is an attempt to mitigate a surge of doll and pet injuries this holiday season, the new pint-sized Power Wheels Ford Mustang features traction control. No, really! Go ahead and get your kid one, your yard might not turn into a Cars & Coffeesque bloodbath after all.

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A High-Speed Timelapse Build of Lego’s Giant New Porsche Is 25 Minutes Long

We already knew Lego’s new Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technic set weighed in at a whopping 2,704 pieces, and measures almost two feet long when fully constructed. But the complex build takes so long that even an accelerated timelapse video of it being assembled is still over 25 minutes. But it’s not like you have anything better to do this morning.

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A Tiny Spock Leaning on a 1964 Buick Riviera Is the Best Hot Wheels Car Ever

San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner, which not only means we’re about to get tantalizing looks at next summer’s blockbuster films, but also a mountain of exclusive toys and collectibles. The convention hasn’t even started yet, but Hot Wheels might have already won the whole thing with this exclusive 1964 Buick Riviera featuring a badass-looking Spock leaning on the hood.

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Seeing the First Person View of a Lego Toy Train Riding Around on a Track Is Surprisingly Fun


Seeing the First Person View of a Lego Toy Train Riding Around on a Track Is Surprisingly Fun

Seeing the perspective of a toy train is way, way more fun than it should be. About 160 feet of Lego train tracks were laid out around this guy’s house, through the inside of home, next to his pets, and beyond. The tracks went outside too, winding all over his garden in the front yard, under the wooden fence, and onto the wild grasslands of the backyard. And we get to see the entire ride from the Lego toy train’s perspective. It’s like being on a journey in Toy Story, seeing the different environments of a house from a tiny point of view in massively fun way.

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Hot Wheels New Series of Classic Porsches Were Customized by a Famous Tuner

At first glance, the last thing you’d assume was that Magnus Walker was a prolific Porsche builder and tuner. Muscle cars? Maybe. Porsches? Unlikely. But maybe that’s why he was the perfect choice to help Hot Wheels customize its new collection of classic 1:64-scale Porsches.

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Real Explosives Blowing Up Mega Bloks In Slo-Mo Is Every Kids’ Fantasy

Mega Bloks, those weird, distant-cousins of Lego, have gotten surprisingly elaborate over the past few years. In fact, they’re the only way you can build your own official Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 vehicles and boats like the folks from Glorious Eye Candy—who then blew them all up in front of a high-speed camera.

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