You Can Finally Buy the X-Files Minifigs That Lego Won't Make

Now that the X-Files is officially returning, Lego fans have decided that Minifig versions of Scully and Mulder are must-have additions to their collections. Lego has tried to suppress that truth, though, so Minifigures.com has stepped up to create tiny versions of the FBI’s best paranormal investigators. »10/09/15 9:15amYesterday 9:15am

A Water Bottle Rocket Blasted Half a Mile Into the Air Setting a New World Record

You don’t really think of water bottle rockets as being all that powerful; they’re just a child’s play toy, right? In the hands of researchers at the University of Cape Town they’re not. They recently shattered the world record for a water bottle launch by sending one soaring half a mile into the air. »10/08/15 6:00pmThursday 6:00pm

Forget Rings, These Life Meter Pins Glow Full When You're Near Your Loved One

If you and your partner prefer playing video games to long walks on the beach, this set of life meter pins is a far more appropriate way to show how much you care about each other. Because the closer you and the pins get, the more of the life-giving health hearts light up. »10/08/15 4:00pmThursday 4:00pm

Medieval Times Gets Some Futuristic Upgrades With Lego's New Nexo Knights

Unusual mashups have resulted in some remarkably popular toy lines over the past few decades; think cars + robots, ninjas + turtles, and cabbage + dolls. The latest comes from Lego, whose new Nexo Knights line combines all the fun of medieval weapons and castles, with futuristic technologies. »10/08/15 10:04amThursday 10:04am

This Impressive 7-Ball Robot Juggler Is Better Than Most Buskers

Juggling isn’t an easy skill to master, especially when you up the challenge to keeping seven balls in the air. It’s even harder for robots to do, which is why Nathan Peterson’s automaton busker deserves more than just a handful of loose change if you happen to come across it busking in the subway. »10/06/15 12:37pmTuesday 12:37pm

There's Finally an All-Electric Version of the GMC Sierra Denali—For Kids

One of the last horizons for electric cars are work horse vehicles like pickup trucks that would suck a battery dry in no time. There is demand, though, which is why GMC is tip-toeing into the market with an all-electric version of the Sierra Denali that’s only spacious enough to seat a couple of three-year-olds. »10/04/15 10:00amSunday 10:00am

A 6-Feet Tall Inflatable Jabba Is the Perfect Lawn Decor For Any Holiday

You might look at this six-feet tall inflatable Jabba the Hutt and see the perfect way to decorate your front yard for Halloween. But look harder and you’ll see it’s actually perfect for any holiday or celebration—be it Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, a wedding, or the arrival of a new baby. »10/02/15 9:14am10/02/15 9:14am

BOOMco's Action Grip Targets Let You Shoot Something Other Than Co-Workers

They haven’t officially been announced by Mattel just yet, but a promotional video on YouTube reveals a new addition to the BOOMco dart blaster line in the form of springy targets that can be clamped to moving or stationary objects. If you listen closely, you can hear your co-workers cheering. »9/22/15 12:16pm9/22/15 12:16pm

A Life-Size Plush BB-8 Is the Next Best Thing To a Real Droid

Sphero’s version of BB-8 rolls and moves just like the movie version does, but at around half-a-foot tall it’s a little disappointing in terms of scale. That’s why we’re tempted to drop $50 on this life-size plush version from ThinkGeek that feels more like a true companion droid. »9/21/15 12:50pm9/21/15 12:50pm

This Delicious Looking Pizza Is Actually a Giant Marshmallow

When you crack open this cardboard box your eyes will be greeted with the sight of a hot, delicious pizza covered in gooey cheese. But when you reach for a slice and don’t have to deal with an avalanche of toppings, you’ll quickly realize that the only ingredient in this pie is marshmallow. »9/20/15 5:00pm9/20/15 5:00pm