You Can Finally Pre-Order That Life-Size Hulkbuster Statue—For $18,000

Just a few months after it was announced, Entertainment Earth will officially let you pre-order Beast Kingdom Toys’ life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster statue. And while we first reported a price tag of $21,500, it can actually be yours for a mere $18,000 now, leaving you $3,500 to pay rent, buy food, and other less fun… » 5/06/15 11:54am 5/06/15 11:54am

Superman's Action Comics' Cover Perfectly Recreated As a Springy Statue…

Factory Entertainment calls its line of spring-enhanced collectibles Motion Statues, but that's really just a fancy way to avoid calling them Bobbleheads and dodge a potential lawsuit. It's the same general idea, except that instead of a giant oversized head bouncing around, we have Superman lifting a car in a scene… » 3/18/15 4:20pm 3/18/15 4:20pm

This Imposing Quarter-Scale Vader Figure Stands Over Two-Feet Tall

One of the greatest bad guys in movie history deserves a figure that stands more than just six-inches tall. So Sideshow Collectibles has finally done Anakin Skywalker some justice with its upcoming quarter-scale Vader that's just over 26-inches tall. That's just about the size of a newborn infant, minus the dirty… » 3/10/15 10:01am 3/10/15 10:01am

This Company Wants To Sell You a Life-Size Hulkbuster Statue For $21,500

If you're looking for the ultimate Avengers: Age of Ultron collectible and Hot Toys' magnificent 1:6-scale Hulkbuster figure isn't doing it for you, Beast Kingdom Toys has something a little grander than might interest you. Its created a life-size version of Tony Stark's Hulkbuster armor and will happily sell it to… » 3/09/15 12:45pm 3/09/15 12:45pm

Skip the Gnomes and Put a Giant Charging Triceratops In Your Garden

Kids obviously love dinosaurs, but here's a secret: most adults do too. It's just that as you grow older it becomes less socially acceptable to wear T-rex PJs to bed. But that doesn't mean you can't indulge your dino love elsewhere. In fact, what garden wouldn't be instantly improved with a 20-foot long Triceratops » 12/30/14 11:26am 12/30/14 11:26am

Google Street View Is Blurring the Faces of Ancient Gods

Ever notice how all the faces are blurred in Google Street View photos? That happens thanks to a privacy-enabling robot. But it's not a perfect robot. The Google Street View robot not only blurs the faces of humans but also of statues, despite the fact that statues have no notion of privacy. Makes you think, doesn't… » 9/22/14 5:45pm 9/22/14 5:45pm

X-Ray Reveals Real Human Teeth in 300-Year-Old Jesus Statue

During an otherwise routine restoration, researchers at Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (NIAH) made an unprecedented discovery. As it turns out, the 18th century statue of Christ they'd been X-raying was fitted with actual, 100% human pearly whites—totally intact all the way to the roots. » 8/12/14 12:00pm 8/12/14 12:00pm

How a Slave Had to Build the Freedom Statue in Washington DC

The Statue of Freedom sitting atop the dome of the U.S. Capitol building in Washing D.C. has more alternate names than the obscure half of the Wu Tang Clan. Over the years, the names attributed to it have ranged from things like "Freedom Triumphant in War and Peace" to the far simpler, "Armed Freedom". However, the… » 5/29/14 5:40am 5/29/14 5:40am

This Week in Time Capsules: Nikola Tesla Statue Rises in Silicon Valley

Our weekly round-up of time capsule news includes a group of kids in Ohio who sealed an Xbox into a capsule, the tragic story of a recently unearthed time capsule from 2003 that didn't fare too well, and a new Tesla monument in Silicon Valley that includes some predictions for the world of 2043. » 12/13/13 2:49pm 12/13/13 2:49pm

Check Out This Exclusive Look At the New Justice League Statue "The…

At Toy Fair 2013, DC's got all kinds of goodies ready to promote the upcoming film Man of Steel. And they're letting out just a little tease in the form of an exclusive image of the new, never-before-seen Justice League statue "The Kiss." Prices and availability for this and other upcoming statues have yet to be… » 2/10/13 3:00pm 2/10/13 3:00pm