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Solving a 7x7 Rubik's Cube In Just Over Two Minutes Is Miraculous

Yesterday Australia’s Feliks Zemdegs managed to break the world record for solving a 7x7 Rubik’s Cube in just over two minutes and twenty-three seconds. For those of us who still have trouble just zipping up a jacket, watching him spin and unscramble this cube is incomprehensible. » 7/29/15 4:14pm Yesterday 4:14pm

Throwing Ice Grenades Is Only Slightly Safer Than Tossing the Real Thing

We’ve all seen enough movies and war footage to know what happens after you toss a real grenade, but hurling one made from ice really isn’t that much safer. If you get hit with one of these, it’s going to hurt. And if it does explode, it’s going to send ice cold shrapnel flying in all directions. » 7/29/15 12:29pm Yesterday 12:29pm

A Fun Peek at How the Worlds in Lego Dimensions Got All Mixed Up

Playing as Back to the Future’s Marty McFly while he battles Batman, or controlling Superman while he goes up against The Lord of the Ring’s Gandalf sounds pretty awesome. But how all those worlds and characters got so mixed up in Lego Dimensions is partly revealed in the game’s latest trailer. » 7/29/15 10:34am Yesterday 10:34am

Death Star Timer Counts Down to Dinner Instead of a Planet's Destruction

Opening your oven to find a tray of burnt brownies isn’t quite as devastating as learning that your home planet was destroyed—but it’s pretty close. So instead of wiping out worlds, this Death Star kitchen timer counts down to when it’s time to yank something out of the oven. » 7/28/15 1:24pm Tuesday 1:24pm

Ride Along on an Insane 2,000-Feet Long Slip 'N Slide

New Jersey’s Action Park continues to be the single best reason to move your family to that state. In addition to a waterslide with a vertical loop arriving sometime next year, it also now boasts what has to be the world’s longest Slip ‘N Slide that measures about a third-of-a-mile long. » 7/28/15 10:30am Tuesday 10:30am

Our First Look At Nerf's New 70 MPH Blasters In Action

First revealed before Toy Fair 2015 earlier this year, we’re finally starting to get glimpses of Nerf’s new Rival line in action. Designed to keep older kids interested in the toys, the new blasters fire small foam balls at your opponents at speeds of up to 70 MPH, but without the pain and bruises that are common with… » 7/27/15 9:43am Monday 9:43am

Where's Waldo Wallpaper Is the Best Work Distraction

We’ve all got something on our desks we like to fiddle with when work gets boring, be it a traditional Newton’s Cradle, or just the good ol’ internet. But neither can compare to the wonderful waste of time that is a giant Where’s Waldo scene filling an entire wall of your office. » 7/26/15 2:00pm Sunday 2:00pm

A Lego Version of the Ant-Man Trailer Is Better Than the Original

A movie about a superhero that shrinks to the size of an ant had all the potential to be corny and awful. But the original trailer for Ant-Man succeeded in convincing everyone that the film would be great, and now there’s a Lego version that’s even more entertaining than the original. » 7/26/15 10:01am Sunday 10:01am

Tilting Wings Let This New Air Hogs RC Plane Hover Like a Helicopter

Borrowing a neat trick from the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey, Spin Master has created a new RC plane that’s able to take off and land vertically at the push of a button. The Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet’s wings and rotors both rotate to point up, essentially turning the plane into a helicopter that can hover in mid-air. » 7/24/15 6:00pm 7/24/15 6:00pm

You Can Still Buy Classic NES Sports Games, Now With 2015 Rosters

Never underestimate the devotion and dedication of a few hardcore fans. R.B.I. Baseball and Tecmo Super Bowl were originally released for the NES way back in 1986, and 1991, respectively. But both games are still available today, and in cartridge form, but with updated 2015 player rosters thanks to the dedicated folks… » 7/24/15 2:26pm 7/24/15 2:26pm

A GoPro Makes a Swing Feel Like a Roller Coaster

Slides, teeter-totters, and even merry-go-rounds are all just bit players at a playground. The real star of the show are always the swing sets, because as this first-person GoPro footage reminds us, they’re about as close as you can get to riding a roller coaster without any kind of safety gear. » 7/24/15 10:50am 7/24/15 10:50am

This Is What a Monstrous 18-Foot Long Millennium Falcon Toy Looks Like

A few days ago it was revealed that Hot Toys was building a sixth-scale toy version of the Millennium Falcon that would match the size of the company’s incredibly detailed 12-inch figures. And today we already have our first peek at the monstrous creation on display at the Ani-Com and Games convention in Hong Kong. » 7/23/15 12:16pm 7/23/15 12:16pm