This Lego Toyota pickup is better than Marty McFly's

First things first: Paul Kim's self-designed Lego 1983 Toyota Hilux is not the truck from Back to the Future. But when you build a black '80s Toyota on beefy tires with a rollbar and yellow fog lights, comparisons tend to be made. And given the details in Paul's Lego truck, his would beat Marty's any day of the week. » 12/24/14 11:04am 12/24/14 11:04am

Drop $400 on a BTTF Mr. Fusion and Never Pay For Plutonium Again

Unless you turned your daughter's room into a nuclear reactor after she went off to college, you're probably stuck paying the exorbitant market price for plutonium. It's obscene, but the folks at Diamond Select Toys might have a solution. For $400 they'll sell you a Mr. Fusion unit, just like the one used to power the… » 9/18/14 9:17am 9/18/14 9:17am

You Can Actually Buy a Flux Capacitor Car Charger Now

The folks at ThinkGeek put so much effort into their April Fool's Day prank products every year that often times they end up turning them into a reality. Remember the Star Wars Tauntan sleeping bag?, that started life as a prank. And of all the wonderful products ThinkGeek pretended to announce on April 1 this year,… » 7/24/14 12:14pm 7/24/14 12:14pm

Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year

If there was one disappointment about Nike's awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces (and that they only made 1,500 and neither you nor I own a pair). But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that's about to change—power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here! » 2/15/14 2:00pm 2/15/14 2:00pm

Everything you didn't notice about Back to the Future

Usually, CinemaSins makes a hilarious video pointing out all the goofy errors and everything wrong with a popular movie and we all get a good laugh out of it. But when it comes to a classic like Back to the Future, well, there is absolutely nothing wrong with that masterpiece of cinema! Not Doc Brown's science, not… » 11/14/13 9:33pm 11/14/13 9:33pm

You Can Finally Buy Your BTTF DeLorean Lego Set Today

Rejoice, for today, the Lego Back to the Future set has officially gone on sale. For $35, you can get your very own DeLorean time machine along with minifigs of Marty McFly and Doc Brown. Great Scott! » 8/01/13 12:00pm 8/01/13 12:00pm

You Can Pre-Order the Back to the Future Hoverboard Right Now

If you missed ordering it earlier this year, you can pre-order the official Mattel Back to the Future hoverboard right now at Plop down a $130 and you'll get the 1:1 scale model that's fully sanctioned by the movies. It's the real deal. » 12/03/12 12:00pm 12/03/12 12:00pm

This Magnificent Lego BTTF DeLorean Deserves Its Own Scale Museum

It's certainly not the first Lego DeLorean model we've featured, but Alex Jones' recently completed 1:15-scale interpretation blows its predecessors out of the water when it comes to detail and functionality. » 3/20/12 9:29am 3/20/12 9:29am

Great Scott! Flying DeLorean Is the Best Use Of Quadrotors To Date

Playing the James Bond theme was a neat parlour trick, but now it's obvious why those quadrotor flying RC vehicles really exist. And it's to make every Back to the Future fan insanely jealous of this miniature flying DeLorean. » 3/12/12 8:26am 3/12/12 8:26am

Pre-Order the Back to the Future Hoverboard Right Now for $120

Just as expected, the official Mattel Back to the Future hoverboard made infamous by Marty McFly is now available for pre-order. The hoverboard only costs $120 and actually comes with a hoverboard scaled for 6-inch action figures too. That's a steal in my BTTF-loving book. » 3/01/12 12:53pm 3/01/12 12:53pm

Our Only Hope For a BTTF Hoverboard That Actually Hovers

When we first saw Mattel's official Back to the Future II hoverboard, the whole world exclaimed: FINALLY! Then we found out it doesn't really hover. Well today, my friends, we're one step closer to a people-lead, hoverboard-inventing revolution. » 2/23/12 3:40pm 2/23/12 3:40pm

Mattel Is Finally Making the Back to the Future Hoverboard

First, the Back to the Future Nike Mags came out. Now, Mattel has announced that it'll be making the pink hoverboard Marty McFly made infamous in Back to the Future II. My life is complete. Well, almost. » 2/13/12 12:50pm 2/13/12 12:50pm

You Can Buy One of the Super Rare DeLorean Time Machines Used in Back…

Profiles in History is auctioning off over a 100 Back to the Future props but the one that's got me—and about the entire rest of the world—shaking in my boots is the DeLorean used in BTTF III. It's one of only seven DeLoreans used throughout the entire series. » 10/16/11 6:00pm 10/16/11 6:00pm

Back to the (Lame) Future

Click to viewWe've still got a few years until when Back to the Future II takes place, but it feels like we've got way too much ground to make by then, doesn't it? Poor Doc and Marty. » 10/19/10 11:20pm 10/19/10 11:20pm

Marty McFly's Resizing Jacket and Nike Sneakers Available Just In Time…

I've seen Back to the Future at least a hundred times with my brothers and sister, which is why I'm excited about sinking myself in debt to get Marty McFly's resizing jacket, his Nike sneakers and Biff's porn mag. » 10/15/10 11:40am 10/15/10 11:40am

The Original Back to the Future II Nike Air Mags Are Going Up For…

Sure, you could wait for Nike to get moving on those self-lacing sneaker patents. But wouldn't you rather own the Nike Air Mags worn by Marty McFly himself? Pretty soon you'll have your chance. » 10/08/10 4:00pm 10/08/10 4:00pm

At Giz Gallery: Reader Meetup With a Back To the Future DeLorean

We've been teasing out a few of our 40+ Gizmodo Gallery gadgets on display next week in NYC, like the 103-inch Panasonic plasma, Apple prototypes and the first Walkman. But did I mention we'll have a DeLorean parked outside the Gallery next Friday night December 5th, coinciding with the reader meetup? No? Did I… » 11/27/08 4:17pm 11/27/08 4:17pm

Back to the Future II Jacket on eBay

We've already gotten the 2015 Nikes » 10/22/08 11:45am 10/22/08 11:45am, and now Marty McFly's Back to the Future II jacket is for sale on eBay. It's not the actual film prop and it sadly lacks Auto Dry, but this leather recreation will have to be close enough until the world's inventors get their act together and make us the real thing. Here's a shot…